45 Then a number of the Jews who had come to Mary and had seen the things which Jesus did had belief in him.
46 But some of them went to the Pharisees with the news of what Jesus had done.
47 Then the high priests and the Pharisees had a meeting and said, What are we doing? This man is doing a number of signs.
48 If we let him go on in this way, everybody will have belief in him and the Romans will come and take away our place and our nation.
49 But one of them, Caiaphas, who was high priest that year, said to them, You have no knowledge of anything;
50 You do not see that it is in your interest for one man to be put to death for the people, so that all the nation may not come to destruction.
51 He did not say this of himself, but being the high priest that year he said, as a prophet, that Jesus would be put to death for the nation;
52 And not for that nation only, but for the purpose of uniting in one body the children of God all over the world.
53 And from that day they took thought together how to put him to death.
54 So Jesus no longer went about publicly among the Jews, but went from there into the country near to the waste land, to a town named Ephraim, where he was for some time with the disciples.