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And he taught daily in the temple. But the chief priests and the scribes and the chief of the people sought to destroy him,
The chief priests
And he was, by day, in the temple, teaching; but, by night, going forth, he was lodging in the mount which is called the Mount of Olives.
And, when he, entered, the temple, the Chief-priests and the Elders of the people, came unto him as he was teaching, saying, By what authority, these things, art thou doing? and, who, to thee, gave, this authority?
And they come again into Jerusalem. And, as he is walking in the temple, the High-priests and the Scribes and the Elders come unto him,
Jesus answered him - I, openly, have spoken, unto the world, - I, ever, taught, in synagogue, and in the temple, where all the Jews gather together; and, in secret, spake nothing:
The chief priests
Then, were gathered together, the High-priests and the Elders of the people, into the court of the High-priest who was called Caiaphas;
And the High-priests and the Scribes, heard, it, and began seeking how they might, destroy, him, - for they were fearing him; for, all the multitude, were being struck with astonishment at his teaching.
And they were seeking, to secure, him, - and were in fear of the multitude; for they perceived that, against them, the parable he had spoken. And, leaving him, they departed.
Now it was the Passover and the Unleavened cakes , after two days. And the High-priests and Scribes were seeking, how, with guile, they might secure, and lay him;
Did not, Moses, give you the law? And yet, not one of you, doeth the law! - Why, seek ye, to slay, me?
I know that ye are, seed of Abraham; but ye are seeking to kill me, because, my word, findeth no place in you.
They were thereforeagain seeking to take him; and he went forth out of their hand.
From that day, therefore, they took counsel, that they might put him to death.
And the High-priests and the Scribes were seeking, how they might get rid of him; for they feared the people.