Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
and they wanted to have him arrested, but they were afraid of the people, for the people considered him a prophet.
And while he wanted him killed, he was afraid of the people; for they considered him a prophet.
Yet can we say, 'It was from men'?" For they were afraid of the people, because all the people thought John was really a prophet.
And they tried to have him arrested, but they were afraid of the people, for they knew that the illustration was aimed at them. And they left him and went away.
But if we say, 'From men,' all the people will stone us to death, for they are convinced that John was a prophet."
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.
His parents said this because they were afraid of the Jews, for the Jews had already made an agreement that if anyone acknowledged Jesus as the Christ, he should be excluded from the synagogues.
Then the commander and his men went and brought them back, but without using violence, for they were afraid of being stoned by the people.
But they made no answer. And he took hold of the man and cured him and sent him away.