These words He spoke in the treasury, as He taught in the temple; and no one seized Him, because His hour had not yet come.
So they were seeking to seize Him; and no man laid his hand on Him, because His hour had not yet come.
And He sat down opposite the treasury, and began observing how the people were putting money into the treasury; and many rich people were putting in large sums.
The chief priests took the pieces of silver and said, “It is not lawful to put them into the temple treasury, since it is the price of blood.”
Calling His disciples to Him, He said to them, “Truly I say to you, this poor widow put in more than all the contributors to the treasury;
Go up to the feast yourselves; I do not go up to this feast because My time has not yet fully come.”
for the four chief gatekeepers who were Levites, were in an office of trust, and were over the chambers and over the treasuries in the house of God.
Just at that time some Pharisees approached, saying to Him, “Go away, leave here, for Herod wants to kill You.”
The scribes and the chief priests tried to lay hands on Him that very hour, and they feared the people; for they understood that He spoke this parable against them.
Some of them wanted to seize Him, but no one laid hands on Him.
Therefore they picked up stones to throw at Him, but Jesus hid Himself and went out of the temple.
Therefore they were seeking again to seize Him, and He eluded their grasp.
Jesus answered, “Are there not twelve hours in the day? If anyone walks in the day, he does not stumble, because he sees the light of this world.