And could not find what they might do: for all the people were very attentive to hear him.
And he read therein before the street that was before the water-gate from the morning until mid-day, before the men and the women, and those that could understand; and the ears of all the people were attentive to the book of the law.
Then went the Pharisees, and took counsel how they might entangle him in his talk.
And the chief priests and the scribes the same hour sought to lay hands on him; and they feared the people: for they perceived that he had spoken this parable against them.
And the chief priests and scribes sought how they might kill him: for they feared the people.
The officers answered, Never man spoke like this man.
And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, who worshiped God, heard us: whose heart the Lord opened, that she attended to the things which were spoken by Paul.