Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

And the High-priests and the Scribes were seeking, how they might get rid of him; for they feared the people.

New American Standard Bible

The chief priests and the scribes were seeking how they might put Him to death; for they were afraid of the people.

King James Version

And the chief priests and scribes sought how they might kill him; for they feared the people.

Holman Bible

The chief priests and the scribes were looking for a way to put Him to death, because they were afraid of the people.

International Standard Version

So the high priests and the scribes were looking for a way to put him to death, because they were afraid of the crowd.

A Conservative Version

And the chief priests and the scholars sought how they might kill him, for they feared the people.

American Standard Version

And the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might put him to death; for they feared the people.

Amplified

The chief priests and the scribes were looking for a way to put Him to death; for they were afraid of the people [who listened devotedly to His teaching, and who respected His spiritual wisdom].

An Understandable Version

And the leading priests and experts in the law of Moses were looking for a way to kill Jesus because they were afraid of the people [i.e., that people would riot if it were done during the Festival. See Matt. 26:5].

Anderson New Testament

And the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might kill him; for they feared the people.

Bible in Basic English

And the chief priests and the scribes were looking for a chance to put him to death, but they went in fear of the people.

Common New Testament

And the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how to kill him, for they feared the people.

Daniel Mace New Testament

being nigh, the chief priests consulted with the Scribes, how they might put Jesus to death; for they were afraid of the people.

Darby Translation

and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might kill him; for they feared the people.

Godbey New Testament

And the chief priests and scribes were seeking how they might kill Him; for they feared the people.

Goodspeed New Testament

And the high priests and the scribes were casting about for a way to put him to death, for they were afraid of the people.

John Wesley New Testament

And the chief priests and scribes sought how they might kill him; but they feared the people.

Julia Smith Translation

And the chief priests and scribes sought how they might kill him; for they feared the people.

King James 2000

And the chief priests and scribes sought how they might kill him; for they feared the people.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how they could destroy him, because they were afraid of the people.

Modern King James verseion

And the chief priests and scribes sought how they might kill Him, for they feared the people.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and the high priests, and scribes sought how to kill him, but they feared the people.

Moffatt New Testament

The high priests and scribes were trying how to get him put to death (for they were afraid of the people),

Montgomery New Testament

The high priest and the Scribes continually sought means to put him to death.

NET Bible

The chief priests and the experts in the law were trying to find some way to execute Jesus, for they were afraid of the people.

New Heart English Bible

The chief priests and the scribes sought how they might kill him, for they feared the people.

Noyes New Testament

and the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how they might kill him; for they feared the people.

Sawyer New Testament

And the chief priests and scribes sought how they might destroy him, for they feared the people.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might destroy him; for they were afraid of the people.

Twentieth Century New Testament

The Chief Priest and the Teachers of the Law were looking for an opportunity of destroying Jesus, for they were afraid of the people.

Webster

And the chief priests and scribes sought how they might kill him: for they feared the people.

Weymouth New Testament

and the High Priests and the Scribes were contriving how to destroy Him. But they feared the people.

Williams New Testament

So the high priests and the scribes continued to seek how they might put Him to death, for they were afraid of the people.

World English Bible

The chief priests and the scribes sought how they might put him to death, for they feared the people.

Worrell New Testament

and the high priests and scribes were seeking how they might put Him to death; for they were fearing the people.

Worsley New Testament

And the chief priests and scribes were consulting how they might put Him to death; for they were afraid of the people.

Youngs Literal Translation

and the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how they may take him up, for they were afraid of the people.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ἀρχιερεύς 
Archiereus 
Usage: 118

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

γραμματεύς 
Grammateus 
Usage: 49

ζητέω 
Zeteo 
Usage: 79

how
πῶς 
Pos 
Usage: 65

ἀναιρέω 
Anaireo 
kill, slay, put to death, take up, do, take away
Usage: 23

him

Usage: 0

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

φοβέω 
Phobeo 
fear, be afraid, be afraid of, reverence,
Usage: 68

References

American

Context Readings

The Chief Priests And Scribes Plot To Kill Jesus

1 And the feast of the unleavened bread, which is called a Passover, was drawing near. 2 And the High-priests and the Scribes were seeking, how they might get rid of him; for they feared the people. 3 But Satan entered into Judas, him called Iscariot, being of the number of the twelve;


Cross References

Psalm 2:1-5

Wherefore have nations assembled in tumult? Or should, peoples, mutter an empty thing?

Matthew 12:14

And the Pharisees, going forth, took, counsel, against him, to the end that, him, they might destroy.

Matthew 21:38

But, the husbandmen, seeing the son, said among themselves, - This, is, the heir: Come on! Let us slay him, and have his inheritance.

Matthew 21:45-46

And the Chief-priests and the Pharisees, hearing his parables, took note, that, concerning them, he was speaking.

Matthew 26:3-5

Then, were gathered together, the High-priests and the Elders of the people, into the court of the High-priest who was called Caiaphas;

Luke 19:47-48

And he was teaching day by day in the temple; but, the High-priests and the Scribes, also the chiefs of the people, were seeking to destroy him, -

Luke 20:19

And the Scribes and the High-priests sought to thrust on him their hands, in that very hour; and feared the people; for they perceived that, against them, spake he this parable.

John 11:47-53

The High-priests and Pharisees, therefore, brought together a high-council, and were saying - What are we to do, in that, this man, doeth, many signs?

John 11:57

Now the High-priests and the Pharisees had given commands, that, if anyone came to know where he was, he should inform them , so that they might seize him.

Acts 4:27

For they were gathered together, of a truth, in this city, against thy holy servant Jesus, whom thou hadst anointed, - both Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with them of the nations, and peoples of Israel; -

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