And when those who belonged to Him ( His kinsmen) heard it, they went out to take Him by force, for they kept saying, He is out of His mind (beside Himself, deranged)!
And although they were trying to arrest Him, they feared the throngs because they regarded Him as a prophet.
And they were trying to get hold of Him, but they were afraid of the people, for they knew that He spoke this parable with reference to and against them. So they left Him and departed.
The scribes and the chief priests desired and tried to find a way to arrest Him at that very hour, but they were afraid of the people; for they discerned that He had related this parable against them.
Therefore they were eager to arrest Him, but no one laid a hand on Him, for His hour (time) had not yet come.
Now the chief priests and Pharisees had given orders that if anyone knew where He was, he should report it to them, so that they might arrest Him.
Some of them wanted to arrest Him, but no one [ventured and] laid hands on Him.
The Pharisees learned how the people were saying these things about Him under their breath; and the chief priests and Pharisees sent attendants (guards) to arrest Him.
Jesus said these things in the treasury while He was teaching in the temple [ court]; but no one ventured to arrest Him, because His hour had not yet come.
They sought again to arrest Him, but He escaped from their hands.
And consulted together in order to arrest Jesus by stratagem secretly and put Him to death.
It was now two days before the Passover and the Feast of Unleavened Bread, and the chief priests and the scribes were all the while seeking to arrest [Jesus] by secrecy and deceit and put [Him] to death,
Now the betrayer had given them a sign, saying, The One I shall kiss is the Man; seize Him.
Now the betrayer had given them a signal, saying, The One I shall kiss is [the Man]; seize Him and lead [Him] away safely [so as to prevent His escape].
At that moment Jesus said to the crowds, Have you come out with swords and clubs as [you would] against a robber to capture Me? Day after day I was accustomed to sit in the porches and courts of the temple teaching, and you did not arrest Me.
And Jesus said to them, Have you come out with swords and clubs as [you would] against a robber to capture Me?
I was with you daily in the temple [ porches and courts] teaching, and you did not seize Me; but [this has happened] that the Scriptures might be fulfilled.
Brethren, he said, it was necessary that the Scripture be fulfilled which the Holy Spirit foretold by the lips of David, about Judas who acted as guide to those who arrested Jesus.
Jesus said to him, Friend, for what are you here? Then they came up and laid hands on Jesus and arrested Him.
And they threw their hands on Him and arrested Him.
Then they seized Him and led Him away, bringing Him into the house of the high priest. Peter was following at a distance.
So the troops and their captain and the guards (attendants) of the Jews seized Jesus and bound Him,
Jesus answered, I told you that I am He. So, if you want Me [if it is only I for Whom you are looking], let these men go their way.