Matthew 21:46

And they sought to apprehend him; but were afraid of the people, for they held him as a prophet.

Matthew 21:11

Then the multitudes said, This is Jesus, the prophet, who is from Nazareth of Galilee.

Matthew 21:26

But if we say, From men, we are afraid of the populace, for they all hold John as a prophet.

Matthew 21:26-13

But if we say, From men, we are afraid of the populace, for they all hold John as a prophet.

Matthew 21:26-9

But if we say, From men, we are afraid of the populace, for they all hold John as a prophet.

Matthew 21:26

But if we say, From men, we are afraid of the populace, for they all hold John as a prophet.

Matthew 21:26

But if we say, From men, we are afraid of the populace, for they all hold John as a prophet.

Luke 7:16

And fear fell on all, and they glorified God, saying, That a great prophet is risen up among us, and that God hath looked down with mercy on his people.

Luke 7:39

And when the Pharisee who had invited him saw it, he said within himself, If this man were a prophet, he would know who and what kind of a woman this is that toucheth him; for she is a notorious sinner.

John 7:7

The world cannot hate you, but me it hateth, because I testify of it, that its deeds are evil.

John 7:40-41

Many then of the multitude, when they heard this declaration, said, This man is certainly a prophet.

Acts 2:22

Men of Israel, hear these words; Jesus the Nazarean, a man from God, pointed out to you by miracles and wonders and signs, which God did by him in the midst of you, as yourselves also know:

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But when they sought to lay hands on him, they feared the multitude, because they took him for a prophet.

They sought

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They sought

John 7:7
The world cannot hate you, but me it hateth, because I testify of it, that its deeds are evil.

Because

Matthew 21:11
Then the multitudes said, This is Jesus, the prophet, who is from Nazareth of Galilee.
Luke 7:16
And fear fell on all, and they glorified God, saying, That a great prophet is risen up among us, and that God hath looked down with mercy on his people.
John 7:40
Many then of the multitude, when they heard this declaration, said, This man is certainly a prophet.
Acts 2:22
Men of Israel, hear these words; Jesus the Nazarean, a man from God, pointed out to you by miracles and wonders and signs, which God did by him in the midst of you, as yourselves also know:

General references

Luke 22:2
And the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might destroy him; for they were afraid of the people.