“But be on your guard, for they will hand you over to the courts, and in synagogues you will be beaten, and you will stand before governors and kings because of me, as a witness to them. Bible other translations

“courts.” A good translation of the generic use of “Sanhedrin,” which was not the “great Sanhedrin” that convened in Jerusalem made up of 70 members, but the concept of “lesser Sanhedrin” that were the Jewish courts that met wherever Jews would be tried by other Jews.

Commentary for: Mark 13:9