“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,”
King James Version (KJV)
22:66 #Mt 26:63|; Mr 14:61.
Lu 22:66 As soon as it was day. The Lord had already been examined by Annas, and tried and condemned before Caiaphas in the night. To make it legal a meeting had to be held after daylight. See notes on Mt 26:57-68. The elders of the people. "The assembly of the elders of the people" (Revised Version). The Sanhedrin. Led him into their council. Before the formal meeting of the body. This is the second time Jesus was before it and the second condemnation.