John:11:46
But some of them went their ways to the Pharisees, and told them what things Jesus had done.
John:11:47
Then gathered the chief priests and the Pharisees a council, and said, What do we? for this man doeth many miracles.
John:11:48
If we let him thus alone, all men will believe on him: and the Romans shall come and take away both our place and nation.