Bible: John 11:46-53

11:46 But some of them went to the Pharisees 1  and reported to them 2  what Jesus had done. 11:47 So the chief priests and the Pharisees 3  called the council 4  together and said, “What are we doing? For this man is performing many miraculous signs. 11:48 If we allow him to go on in this way, 5  everyone will believe in him, and the Romans will come and take away our sanctuary 6  and our nation.”

11:49 Then one of them, Caiaphas, who was high priest that year, said, 7 You know nothing at all! 11:50 You do not realize 8  that it is more to your advantage to have one man 9  die for the people than for the whole nation to perish.” 10  11:51 (Now he did not say this on his own, 11  but because he was high priest that year, he prophesied that Jesus was going to die for the Jewish nation, 12  11:52 and not for the Jewish nation 13  only, 14  but to gather together 15  into one the children of God who are scattered.) 16  11:53 So from that day they planned together to kill him.

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