14 ¶ Then the Pharisees went out, and held a council against him, how they might destroy him.
14 Verse 14. Held a council against him] Nothing sooner leads to
utter blindness, and hardness of heart, than envy. There are many
who abandon themselves to pleasure-taking and debauchery on the
Sabbath, who condemn a poor man whom necessity obliges to work on
what is termed a holiday, or a national fast.