Then Ahimelech answered the king, and said, "Who among all your servants is so faithful as David, who is the king's son-in-law, and is taken into your council, and is honorable in your house?
But when they had commanded them to go aside out of the council, they conferred among themselves,
The kings of the earth take a stand, and the rulers take council together, against the Lord, and against his Christ.'
to do whatever your hand and your council foreordained to happen.
When they heard this, they entered into the temple about daybreak, and taught. But the high priest came, and those who were with him, and called the council together, and all the senate of the children of Israel, and sent to the prison to have them brought.
When they had brought them, they set them before the council. The high priest questioned them,
But one stood up in the council, a Pharisee named Gamaliel, a teacher of the law, honored by all the people, and commanded to put the apostles out for a little while.
They therefore departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer dishonor for Jesus' name.
They stirred up the people, the elders, and the scribes, and came against him and seized him, and brought him in to the council,
All who sat in the council, fastening their eyes on him, saw his face like it was the face of an angel.
As also the high priest and all the council of the elders testify, from whom also I received letters to the brothers, and traveled to Damascus to bring them also who were there to Jerusalem in bonds to be punished.
But on the next day, desiring to know the truth about why he was accused by the Jews, he freed him from the bonds, and commanded the chief priests and all the council to come together, and brought Paul down and set him before them.
Paul, looking steadfastly at the council, said, "Brothers, I have lived before God in all good conscience until this day."
But when Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, "Men and brothers, I am a Pharisee, a son of Pharisees. Concerning the hope and resurrection of the dead I am being judged!"
Now therefore, you with the council inform the commanding officer that he should bring him down to you tomorrow, as though you were going to judge his case more exactly. We are ready to kill him before he comes near."
He said, "The Jews have agreed to ask you to bring Paul down to the council tomorrow, as though intending to inquire somewhat more accurately concerning him.
Desiring to know the cause why they accused him, I brought him down to their council.
Or else let these men themselves say what injustice they found in me when I stood before the council,
Then Festus, when he had conferred with the council, answered, "You have appealed to Caesar. To Caesar you shall go."
My hand shall be against the prophets who see false visions, and who divine lies: they shall not be in the council of my people, neither shall they be written in the writing of the house of Israel, neither shall they enter into the land of Israel; and you shall know that I am the Lord the LORD.
My soul, don't come into their council. My glory, don't be united to their assembly; for in their anger they killed men. In their self-will they hamstrung cattle.
For who has stood in the council of the LORD, that he should perceive and hear his word? who has marked my word, and heard it?
But if they had stood in my council, then had they caused my people to hear my words, and had turned them from their evil way, and from the evil of their doings.
The chief priests therefore and the Pharisees gathered a council, and said, "What are we doing? For this man does many signs.
As soon as it was day, the assembly of the elders of the people was gathered together, both chief priests and scribes, and they led him away into their council, saying,
Behold, a man named Joseph, who was a member of the council, a good and righteous man
But watch yourselves, for they will deliver you up to councils. You will be beaten in synagogues. You will stand before rulers and kings for my sake, for a testimony to them.
Now the chief priests and the whole council sought witnesses against Jesus to put him to death, and found none.
Immediately in the morning the chief priests, with the elders and scribes, and the whole council, held a consultation, and bound Jesus, and carried him away, and delivered him up to Pilate.
Joseph of Arimathaea, a prominent council member who also himself was looking for the Kingdom of God, came. He boldly went in to Pilate, and asked for Jesus' body.
But I tell you, that everyone who is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment; and whoever shall say to his brother, 'Raca!' shall be in danger of the council; and whoever shall say, 'You fool!' shall be in danger of the fire of Gehenna.
But beware of men: for they will deliver you up to councils, and in their synagogues they will scourge you.
Now the chief priests, the elders, and the whole council sought false testimony against Jesus, that they might put him to death;
There is little Benjamin, their ruler, the princes of Judah, their council, the princes of Zebulun, and the princes of Naphtali.
a very awesome God in the council of the holy ones, to be feared above all those who are around him?
Praise Yah! I will give thanks to the LORD with my whole heart, in the council of the upright, and in the congregation.
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