We continue our week’s series on skeptics’ attack on the details of the final week of Jesus. If you have benefited from these posts drop us a comment to let us know!
For today’s post will tackle the question the Skeptic Annotated Bible asked: Was Jesus taken to Caiaphas or Annas first?
Here are the two answers which the skeptic believes shows a Bible contradiction:
Those who had seized Jesus led Him away to Caiaphas, the high priest, where the scribes and the elders were gathered together. ” (Matthew 26:57)
They led Jesus away to the high priest; and all the chief priests and the elders and the scribes *gathered together. ” (Mark 14:53)
Having arrested Him, they led Him away and brought Him to the house of the high priest; but Peter was following at a distance.” (Luke 22:54)
and led Him to Annas first; for he was father-in-law of Caiaphas, who was high priest that year. ” (John 18:13)
(All Scriptural quotation comes from the New American Standard Bible)
Here’s a closer look at whether or not there is a contradiction: