Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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

And the chief priests and the scribes heard [of this] and kept seeking some way to destroy Him, for they feared Him, because the entire multitude 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the scribes and the princes of the priests heard it and sought how they might kill him, for they feared him because all the multitude was astonished at his doctrine.

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 Then he began to teach them: "It is written, is it not, "My house is to be called a house of prayer for all nations'? But you've turned it into a hideout for bandits!" 18 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. 19 When evening came, Jesus and his disciples would leave the city.


Cross References

Matthew 7:28

When Jesus had finished saying all these things, the crowds were utterly amazed at his teaching,

Mark 12:12

They were trying to arrest him but were afraid of the crowd. Realizing that he had spoken this parable against them, they left him alone and went away.

1 Kings 18:17-18

When Ahab saw Elijah, Ahab asked him, "Is it really you, you destroyer of Israel?"

1 Kings 21:20

Later on, Ahab asked Elijah, "Have you found me, my enemy?"

1 Kings 22:8

"There is still one man left by whom we could ask the LORD what to do," the king of Israel replied to Jehoshaphat, "but I hate him because he never prophesies anything good about me. Instead, he prophesies evil. He is Imla's son Micaiah." But Jehoshaphat rebuked Ahab, "Kings should never talk like that."

1 Kings 22:18

Then the king of Israel told Jehoshaphat, "Didn't I tell you that he wouldn't prophesy anything good about me, but only evil?"

Isaiah 49:7

"This is what my Lord says the LORD your Redeemer, O Israel, and his Holy One to one despised by people, to those abhorred as a nation, to the servant of rulers: "Kings see and arise, and princes will bow down, because of the LORD who is faithful, the Holy One of Israel, the one who has chosen you."

Matthew 21:15

But when the high priests and the scribes saw the amazing things that he had done and the children shouting in the Temple, "Hosanna to the Son of David," they became furious

Matthew 21:38-39

But when the tenant farmers saw his son, they told one another, "This is the heir. Come on, let's kill him and get his inheritance!'

Matthew 21:45-46

When the high priests and the Pharisees heard his parables, they knew that he was talking about them.

Matthew 26:3-4

Then the high priests and the elders of the people assembled in the courtyard of the high priest, who was named Caiaphas.

Mark 1:22

The people were utterly amazed at his teaching, because he was teaching them like one with authority, and not like their scribes.

Mark 3:6

Immediately the Pharisees and Herodians went out and began to plot how to kill him.

Mark 6:20

because Herod was afraid of John. He knew that John was a righteous and holy man, and so he protected him. Whenever he listened to John, he did much of what he said. In fact, he liked listening to him.

Mark 11:32

But if we say, "From humans'"?" They were afraid of the crowd, because everyone really thought John was a prophet.

Mark 14:1-2

Now it was two days before the Passover and the Festival of Unleavened Bread. The high priests and the scribes were looking for a way to arrest Jesus secretly and to have him put to death,

Luke 4:22

All the people began to speak well of him and to wonder at the gracious words that flowed from his mouth. They said, "This is Joseph's son, isn't it?"

Luke 19:47

Then he began teaching in the Temple every day. The high priests, the scribes, and the leaders of the people kept looking for a way to kill him,

Luke 20:19

When the scribes and the high priests realized that Jesus had told this parable about them, they wanted to arrest him right then, but they were afraid of the crowd.

John 7:46

The officers answered, "No man ever spoke like that!"

John 11:53-57

So from that day on they resolved to put him to death.

Acts 24:25

As Paul talked about righteousness, self-control, and the coming judgment, Felix became afraid and said, "For the present you may go. When I get a chance, I will send for you again."

Revelation 11:5-10

And if anyone should want to hurt them, fire comes out of their mouths and burns up their enemies. If anyone wants to hurt them, he must be killed in this manner.

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