Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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;

King James Version

After two days was the feast of the passover, and of unleavened bread: and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might take him by craft, and put him to death.

Holman Bible

After two days it was the Passover and the Festival of Unleavened Bread. The chief priests and the scribes were looking for a treacherous way to arrest and kill Him.

International Standard Version

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,

A Conservative Version

Now after two days was the Passover and the unleavened bread. And the chief priests and the scholars sought how, having take him with trickery, they might kill him,

American Standard Version

Now after two days was the feast of the passover and the unleavened bread: and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might take him with subtlety, and kill him:

Amplified

It was now two days before the Passover and [the festival of] Unleavened Bread, and the chief priests and the scribes were searching for a deceitful way to arrest Jesus and kill Him;

An Understandable Version

Now the Passover Festival and the Festival of Unleavened Bread were held two days later. [Note: This was the annual Jewish Festival week commemorating Israel's deliverance from Egyptian bondage under Moses' leadership. The unleavened bread was specially baked bread containing no yeast, which was eaten for seven days as part of the celebration]. And the leading priests and experts in the law of Moses were looking for a way to take Jesus by trickery and kill Him.

Anderson New Testament

After two days was the passover and the feast of unleavened bread; and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might take him by craft, and kill him.

Bible in Basic English

It was now two days before the feast of the Passover and the unleavened bread: and the chief priests and the scribes made designs how they might take him by deceit and put him to death:

Common New Testament

It was now two days before the Passover and the feast of Unleavened Bread. And the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how to arrest him by stealth, and kill him.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Within two days was the feast of the passover, and of unleavened bread. and the chief priests, with the Scribes, contriv'd how they might seize Jesus by surprize, and put him to death.

Darby Translation

Now the passover and the feast of unleavened bread was after two days. And the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how they might seize him by subtlety and kill him.

Godbey New Testament

And it was the passover and feast of unleavened bread after two days. And the high priests and scribes were seeking how they might kill Him, having taken Him by stratagem.

Goodspeed New Testament

It was now two days before the festival of the Passover and of Unleavened Bread. And the high priests and scribes were casting about for a way to arrest him by stealth and put him to death,

John Wesley New Testament

And after two days was the feast of the passover and of unleavened bread; and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might apprehend him by subtlety, and put him to death.

Julia Smith Translation

And after two days was the pascha, and the unleavened loaves: and the chief priests and scribes sought how, having taken him by fraud, they might kill.

King James 2000

After two days was the feast of the passover, and of unleavened bread: and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might take him by craft, and put him to death.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now after two days it was the Passover and the feast of Unleavened Bread, and the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how, [after] arresting him by stealth, they could kill [him].

Modern King James verseion

And after two days it was the Passover and the Feast of Unleavened Bread. And the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might take Him by craft and kill Him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

After two days followed Easter, and the days of sweet bread. And the high priests and the scribes sought means, how they might take him by craft and put him to death.

Moffatt New Testament

The passover and the festival of unleavened bread fell two days later; so the high priests and scribes were trying how to get hold of him by craft and have him put to death.

Montgomery New Testament

Now two days later was the feast of the Passover and of Unleavened Bread. Both the chief priests and the Scribes were continually seeking how they might arrest him by a stratagem and kill him;

NET Bible

Two days before the Passover and the Feast of Unleavened Bread, the chief priests and the experts in the law were trying to find a way to arrest Jesus by stealth and kill him.

New Heart English Bible

It was now two days before the feast of the Passover and the unleavened bread, and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might seize him by deception, and kill him.

Noyes New Testament

And two days after was the passover, and the feast of unleavened bread; and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might seize him by craft, and put him to death.

Sawyer New Testament

AND after two days was the passover and the unleavened bread. And the chief priests and scribes sought how they might take him by deception, and kill him.

The Emphasized Bible

Now it was the Passover and the Unleavened cakes , after two days. And the High-priests and Scribes were seeking, how, with guile, they might secure, and lay him;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

NOW the passover and the feast of unleavened bread were but two days distant; and the chief priests, and the scribes, sought how they might seize him by craft, and kill him.

Twentieth Century New Testament

It was now two days before the Festival of the Passover and the Unleavened bread. The Chief Priests and the Teachers of the Law were looking for an opportunity to arrest Jesus by stealth, and to put him to death;

Webster

After two days was the feast of the passover, and of unleavened bread: and the chief priests, and the scribes, sought how they might take him by craft, and put him to death.

Weymouth New Testament

It was now two days before the Passover and the feast of Unleavened Bread, and the High Priests and Scribes were bent on finding how to seize Him by stratagem and put Him to death.

Williams New Testament

Now the feast of the Passover and of Unleavened Bread was two days later. So the high priests and scribes kept looking for some way to arrest Him by stratagem and have Him put to death,

World English Bible

It was now two days before the feast of the Passover and the unleavened bread, and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might seize him by deception, and kill him.

Worrell New Testament

Now after two days was the passover, and the feast of unleavened bread; and the high priests and the scribes were seeking how, taking Him by guile, they might kill Him;

Worsley New Testament

Now the feast of the passover and unleavened bread was within two days: and the chief priests and the scribes were contriving how they might seize Him by treachery and put Him to death.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the passover and the unleavened food were after two days, and the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how, by guile, having taken hold of him, they might kill him;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
μετά 
meta 
with, after, among, hereafter , afterward , against, not tr,
Usage: 346

two
δύο 
Duo 
two, twain, both, two and two
Usage: 92

ἡμέρα 
hemera 
day, daily 9, time, not tr,
Usage: 287

was
ἦν 
En 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410

the feast of the passover
πάσχα 
Pascha 
Usage: 22

and





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

ἄζυμος 
Azumos 
Usage: 9

ἀρχιερεύς 
Archiereus 
Usage: 118

the scribes
γραμματεύς 
Grammateus 
Usage: 49

ζητέω 
Zeteo 
Usage: 79

how
πῶς 
Pos 
Usage: 65

κρατέω 
Krateo 
Usage: 33

him

Usage: 0

by
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

δόλος 
Dolos 
Usage: 10

and put
ἀποκτείνω 
Apokteino 
Usage: 40

References

Context Readings

The Chief Priests And Scribes Plot To Kill Jesus

1 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; 2 for they were saying, “Not during the festival, otherwise there might be a riot of the people.”


Cross References

Luke 22:1-2

Now the Feast of Unleavened Bread, which is called the Passover, was approaching.

John 13:1

Now before the Feast of the Passover, Jesus knowing that His hour had come that He would depart out of this world to the Father, having loved His own who were in the world, He loved them to the end.

Exodus 12:6-20

You shall keep it until the fourteenth day of the same month, then the whole assembly of the congregation of Israel is to kill it at twilight.

Leviticus 23:5-7

In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month at twilight is the Lord’s Passover.

Numbers 28:16-25

Then on the fourteenth day of the first month shall be the Lord’s Passover.

Deuteronomy 16:1-8

“Observe the month of Abib and celebrate the Passover to the Lord your God, for in the month of Abib the Lord your God brought you out of Egypt by night.

Psalm 2:1-5

Why are the nations in an uproar
And the peoples devising a vain thing?

Psalm 52:3

You love evil more than good,
Falsehood more than speaking what is right. Selah.

Psalm 62:4

They have counseled only to thrust him down from his high position;
They delight in falsehood;
They bless with their mouth,
But inwardly they curse. Selah.

Psalm 62:9

Men of low degree are only vanity and men of rank are a lie;
In the balances they go up;
They are together lighter than breath.

Psalm 64:2-6

Hide me from the secret counsel of evildoers,
From the tumult of those who do iniquity,

Matthew 6:2

“So when you give to the poor, do not sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may be honored by men. Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full.

Matthew 12:14

But the Pharisees went out and conspired against Him, as to how they might destroy Him.

Matthew 26:2-5

You know that after two days the Passover is coming, and the Son of Man is to be handed over for crucifixion.”

John 11:47

Therefore the chief priests and the Pharisees convened a council, and were saying, “What are we doing? For this man is performing many signs.

John 11:53-57

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

Acts 4:25-28

who by the Holy Spirit, through the mouth of our father David Your servant, said,
Why did the Gentiles rage,
And the peoples devise futile things?

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