138 The ruling council gives Jesus the death sentence.

Psalm 110:1; Daniel 7:13; Matthew 27:1; Mark 15:1; Luke 22:66–71

Jesus had already been judged guilty and condemned to death, so why was he brought before the Sanhedrin in the Temple the next morning (Luke 22:66)?

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How did this assembly differ from the one that convened the night before (Luke 22:66)?

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Why weren’t witnesses called to testify against Jesus the same as the night before (Luke 22:67–69)?

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What made Jesus’ testimony incriminating (Luke 22:70)?

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Jesus had supporters among the Sanhedrin. Why didn’t they speak in Jesus’ defense (Luke 22:71)?stion.

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At dawn, the chief priests, Jewish leaders, and teachers of the Law convened in the full council to decide how to put Jesus to death. “Tell us,” they said, “are you the Messiah?”

Eyewitness

Matthew 27:1 At dawn, the chief priests and Jewish leaders again met, to decide how to put Jesus to death.
Mark 15:1 At dawn, the chief priests, Jewish leaders, and teachers of the Law convened in the full council. They had Jesus bound and delivered to Pilate.
Luke 22:66–67 At dawn, the chief priests, Jewish leaders, and teachers of the Law convened in the full council. “Tell us,” they said, “are you the Messiah?” “If I tell you,” Jesus said, “you will not believe me.
King James

Matthew 27:1 When the morning was come, all the chief priests and elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death:
Mark 15:1 And straightway in the morning the chief priests held a consultation with the elders and scribes and the whole council, and bound Jesus, and carried him away, and delivered him to Pilate.
Luke 22:66–67 And as soon as it was day, the elders of the people and the chief priests and the scribes came together, and led him into their council, saying, Art thou the Christ? tell us. And he said unto them, If I tell you, ye will not believe:

“If I tell you,” Jesus said, “you will not believe me. If I asked you a question, you would not answer. From now on, the Son of Man will sit at the right hand of almighty God.”

Eyewitness

Psalm 110:1 God told my Master, “Sit here at my right hand until I’ve put your enemies under your control.”
Daniel 7:13 In a night vision, I saw someone who looked like the Son of Man, rising through the clouds above. He came before the one who has lived forever.
Luke 22:67–69 “Tell us,” they said, “are you the Messiah?” “If I tell you,” Jesus said, “you will not believe me. If I asked you a question, you would not answer. From now on, the Son of Man will sit at the right hand of almighty God.”
King James

Psalm 110:1 The Lord said unto my Lord, Sit thou at my right hand, until I make thine enemies thy footstool.
Daniel 7:13 I saw in the night visions, and, behold, one like the Son of man came with the clouds of heaven, and came to the Ancient of days, and they brought him near before him.
Luke 22:67–69 Art thou the Christ? tell us. And he said unto them, If I tell you, ye will not believe: And if I also ask you, ye will not answer me, nor let me go. Hereafter shall the Son of man sit on the right hand of the power of God.

“Then you claim to be the Son of God?”

Eyewitness

Luke 22:70 “Then you claim to be the Son of God?” “Yes, you could say that.”
King James

Luke 22:70 Then said they all, Art thou then the Son of God? And he said unto them, Ye say that I am.

“Yes, you could say that.”

Eyewitness

Luke 22:70 “Then you claim to be the Son of God?” “Yes, you could say that.”
King James

Luke 22:70 Then said they all, Art thou then the Son of God? And he said unto them, Ye say that I am.

“We do not need any more testimony,” they said. “From his own lips, we have heard his blasphemy.”

Eyewitness

Luke 22:71 “We do not need any more testimony,” they said. “From his own lips, we have heard his blasphemy.”
King James

Luke 22:71 And they said, What need we any further witness? for we ourselves have heard of his own mouth.