And he was teaching daily in the temple. But the chief priests, and the scholars sought to destroy him, even the foremost men of the people.
In that hour Jesus said to the multitudes, Did ye come out as against a robber with swords and clubs to seize me? I sat daily with you teaching in the temple, and ye did not seize me.
And the scholars and the chief priests heard it, and sought how they might destroy him, for they feared him, because all the people were awed at his doctrine.
And when he came into the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came to him while he taught, saying, By what authority do thou these things? And who gave thee this authority?
Then the chief priests, and the scholars, and the elders of the people, assembled together to the courtyard of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas,
And they come again to Jerusalem. And as he was walking in the temple, the chief priests, and the scholars, and the elders come to him.
And they sought to seize him. And they feared the multitude, for they knew that he spoke the parable against them. And having left him, they went away.
Now after two days was the Passover and the unleavened bread. And the chief priests and the scholars sought how, having take him with trickery, they might kill him,
And during the days he was teaching in the temple, and going forth the nights, he lodged on the mount that is called Olives.
And some of them wanted to taken him, but no man laid hands on him.
I know that ye are Abraham's seed, yet ye seek to kill me, because my word has no place in you.
So from that day they consulted together so that they might kill him.