Chief Priest See also High Priest, Aaronic Priesthood he had gathered all the chief priests and scribes, Matt. 2:4. he must … suffer many things of the … chief priests, Matt. 16:21 (Mark 8:31; Luke 9:22). chief priests and elders … took counsel, Matt. 27:1 (Mark 15:1). the chief priests mocking him, Matt. 27:41 (Mark 15:31). Pharisees and the chief priests sent officers, John 7:32. he hath authority from the chief priests, Acts 9:14.