Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.
But if we say, 'from men,' we are afraid the crowd will oppose us because they all consider John to be a prophet."
But if we say 'from men,' all the people will stone us, for they are convinced that John was a prophet."
Some of the people of Jerusalem said [about Jesus], "Is not this person the one they are trying to kill?