John 11:47-50

YLT(i) 47 the chief priests, therefore, and the Pharisees, gathered together a sanhedrim, and said, `What may we do? because this man doth many signs? 48 if we may let him alone thus, all will believe in him; and the Romans will come, and will take away both our place and nation.' 49 and a certain one of them, Caiaphas, being chief priest of that year, said to them, `Ye have not known anything, 50 nor reason that it is good for us that one man may die for the people, and not the whole nation perish.'