The Plot to Kill Jesus
Now a the Feast of Unleavened Bread drew near, which is called Passover.
And b the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might kill Him, for they feared the people.
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
Matthew 26:2 - 5
"You know that after two days is the Passover, and the Son of Man will be delivered up to be crucified."
After two days it was the Passover and the Feast of Unleavened Bread. And the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might take Him by trickery and put Him to death.
But they said, "Not during the feast, lest there be an uproar of the people.
The kings of the earth set themselves, And the rulers take counsel together, Against the LORD and against His Anointed, saying.
Then the chief priests and the Pharisees gathered a council and said, "What shall we do? For this Man works many signs.
For truly against Your holy Servant Jesus, whom You anointed, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles and the people of Israel, were gathered together