Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The chief priests and the scribes heard this, and began seeking how to destroy Him; for they were afraid of Him, for the whole crowd was astonished at His teaching.

King James Version

And the scribes and chief priests heard it, and sought how they might destroy him: for they feared him, because all the people was astonished at his doctrine.

Holman Bible

Then the chief priests and the scribes heard it and started looking for a way to destroy Him. For they were afraid of Him, because the whole crowd was astonished by His teaching.

International Standard Version

When the high priests and elders heard this, they began to look for a way to kill him, because they were afraid of him, since the whole crowd was amazed at his teaching.

A Conservative Version

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.

American Standard Version

And the chief priests and the scribes heard it, and sought how they might destroy him: for they feared him, for all the multitude was astonished at his teaching.

Amplified

The chief priests and the scribes heard this and began searching for a way to destroy Him; for they were afraid of Him, since the entire crowd was struck with astonishment at His teaching.

An Understandable Version

The leading priests and experts in the law of Moses heard this and began looking for some way to kill Jesus, because they were afraid of Him, since the whole crowd was amazed at His teaching.

Anderson New Testament

And the scribes and the chief priests heard him; and they sought how they might destroy him; for they feared him, because all the multitude were astonished at his teaching.

Bible in Basic English

And it came to the ears of the chief priests and scribes, and they took thought how they might put him to death; being in fear of him, because all the people were full of wonder at his teaching.

Common New Testament

And the chief priests and the scribes heard it and sought a way to destroy him; for they feared him, because all the multitude was astonished at his teaching.

Daniel Mace New Testament

the Scribes and Pharisees upon hearing this consulted together how to destroy him; but they stood in awe of him, because all the people were strangely affected with his doctrine.

Darby Translation

And the chief priests and the scribes heard it, and they sought how they might destroy him; for they feared him, because all the crowd were astonished at his doctrine.

Godbey New Testament

And the scribes and high priests heard Him, seeking how they might destroy Him: for they feared Him, because all the multitude were delighted with His teaching.

Goodspeed New Testament

The high priests and the scribes heard of this, and they cast about for a way of destroying him, for they were afraid of him, for all the people were amazed at what he taught.

John Wesley New Testament

And the scribes and chief priests heard it and sought how they might destroy him: for they feared him, because all the people was astonished at his teaching.

Julia Smith Translation

And the scribes and chief priests heard, and they sought how they might destroy him : for they feared him, for all the crowd were struck with amazement at his teaching.

King James 2000

And the scribes and chief priests heard it, and sought how they might destroy him: for they feared him, because all the people were astonished at his doctrine.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the chief priests and the scribes heard [it], and began considering how they could destroy him. For they were afraid of him because the whole crowd was astounded by his teaching.

Modern King James verseion

And the scribes and the chief priests heard. And they sought how they might destroy Him. For they feared Him, because all the people were astonished at His doctrine.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the scribes and high priests heard it and sought how to destroy him. For they feared him, because all the people marveled at his doctrine.

Moffatt New Testament

This came to the ears of the scribes and high priests, and they tried to get him put to death, for they were afraid of him. But the multitude were all astounded at his teaching.

Montgomery New Testament

The chief priests and the Scribes heard this, and they began to seek means of destroying him; for they were afraid of him because all the crowd were greatly struck with his teaching.

NET Bible

The chief priests and the experts in the law heard it and they considered how they could assassinate him, for they feared him, because the whole crowd was amazed by his teaching.

New Heart English Bible

The chief priests and the scribes heard it, and sought how they might destroy him. For they feared him, because all the crowd was astonished at his teaching.

Noyes New Testament

And the chief priests and the scribes heard it, and sought how they might destroy him; for they feared him; because all the multitude was astonished at his teaching.

Sawyer New Testament

And the scribes and chief priests came and sought how they might destroy him, for they feared him, because all the people were astonished at his teaching.

The Emphasized Bible

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.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And the scribes and chief priests heard him, and sought how they might destroy him: for they were afraid of him, because all the people were exceedingly struck with his teaching,

Twentieth Century New Testament

Now the Chief Priests and the Teachers of the Law heard this and began to look for some way of putting Jesus to death; for they were afraid of him, since all the people were greatly impressed by his teaching.

Webster

And the scribes and chief priests heard it, and sought how they might destroy him: for they feared him, because all the people were astonished at his doctrine.

Weymouth New Testament

This the High Priests and Scribes heard, and they began to devise means to destroy Him. For they were afraid of Him, because of the deep impression produced on all the people by His teaching.

Williams New Testament

Then the high priests and the scribes heard of this, and they kept looking for some way to destroy Him, for they were afraid of Him, for everybody was swept off his feet at what He said.

World English Bible

The chief priests and the scribes heard it, and sought how they might destroy him. For they feared him, because all the multitude was astonished at his teaching.

Worrell New Testament

And the high priests and scribes heard it, and were seeking how they might destroy Him; for they were fearing Him, for all the multitude was astonished at His teaching.

Worsley New Testament

And the scribes and chief priests heard it, and sought how to destroy Him; for they feared Him, because all the people were struck with his doctrine.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the scribes and the chief priests heard, and they were seeking how they shall destroy him, for they were afraid of him, because all the multitude was astonished at his teaching;

Interlinear

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

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

the scribes
γραμματεύς 
Grammateus 
Usage: 49

and

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

ἀρχιερεύς 
Archiereus 
Usage: 118

ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

it, and

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

ζητέω 
Zeteo 
Usage: 79

how
πῶς 
Pos 
Usage: 65

ἀπόλλυμι 
Apollumi 
Usage: 37

him



Usage: 0
Usage: 0

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

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

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

the people
ὄχλος 
Ochlos 
Usage: 172

ἐκπλήσσω 
Ekplesso 
Usage: 13

at
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

his

Usage: 0

References

Context Readings

The Cleansing Of The Temple

17 And He began to teach and say to them, “Is it not written, ‘My house shall be called a house of prayer for all the nations’? But you have made it a robbersden.” 18 The chief priests and the scribes heard this, and began seeking how to destroy Him; for they were afraid of Him, for the whole crowd was astonished at His teaching. 19 When evening came, they would go out of the city.


Cross References

Matthew 7:28

When Jesus had finished these words, the crowds were amazed at His teaching;

Mark 12:12

And they were seeking to seize Him, and yet they feared the people, for they understood that He spoke the parable against them. And so they left Him and went away.

1 Kings 18:17-18

When Ahab saw Elijah, Ahab said to him, “Is this you, you troubler of Israel?”

1 Kings 21:20

Ahab said to Elijah, “Have you found me, O my enemy?” And he answered, “I have found you, because you have sold yourself to do evil in the sight of the Lord.

1 Kings 22:8

The king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, “There is yet one man by whom we may inquire of the Lord, but I hate him, because he does not prophesy good concerning me, but evil. He is Micaiah son of Imlah.” But Jehoshaphat said, “Let not the king say so.”

1 Kings 22:18

Then the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, “Did I not tell you that he would not prophesy good concerning me, but evil?”

Isaiah 49:7

Thus says the Lord, the Redeemer of Israel and its Holy One,
To the despised One,
To the One abhorred by the nation,
To the Servant of rulers,
Kings will see and arise,
Princes will also bow down,
Because of the Lord who is faithful, the Holy One of Israel who has chosen You.”

Matthew 21:15

But when the chief priests and the scribes saw the wonderful things that He had done, and the children who were shouting in the temple, “Hosanna to the Son of David,” they became indignant

Matthew 21:38-39

But when the vine-growers saw the son, they said among themselves, ‘This is the heir; come, let us kill him and seize his inheritance.’

Matthew 21:45-46

When the chief priests and the Pharisees heard His parables, they understood that He was speaking about them.

Matthew 26:3-4

Then the chief priests and the elders of the people were gathered together in the court of the high priest, named Caiaphas;

Mark 1:22

They were amazed at His teaching; for He was teaching them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.

Mark 3:6

The Pharisees went out and immediately began conspiring with the Herodians against Him, as to how they might destroy Him.

Mark 6:20

for Herod was afraid of John, knowing that he was a righteous and holy man, and he kept him safe. And when he heard him, he was very perplexed; but he used to enjoy listening to him.

Mark 11:32

But shall we say, ‘From men’?”—they were afraid of the people, for everyone considered John to have been a real prophet.

Mark 14:1-2

Now the Passover and Unleavened Bread were two days away; and the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how to seize Him by stealth and kill Him;

Luke 4:22

And all were speaking well of Him, and wondering at the gracious words which were falling from His lips; and they were saying, “Is this not Joseph’s son?”

Luke 19:47

And He was teaching daily in the temple; but the chief priests and the scribes and the leading men among the people were trying to destroy Him,

Luke 20:19

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.

John 7:46

The officers answered, “Never has a man spoken the way this man speaks.”

John 11:53-57

So from that day on they planned together to kill Him.

Acts 24:25

But as he was discussing righteousness, self-control and the judgment to come, Felix became frightened and said, “Go away for the present, and when I find time I will summon you.”

Revelation 11:5-10

And if anyone wants to harm them, fire flows out of their mouth and devours their enemies; so if anyone wants to harm them, he must be killed in this way.

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