Luke 22:2
Good News Translation
The chief priests and the teachers of the Law were afraid of the people, and so they were trying to find a way of putting Jesus to death secretly.

Contemporary English Version
The chief priests and the teachers of the Law of Moses were looking for a way to get rid of Jesus, because they were afraid of what the people might do.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might put Jesus to death: but they feared the people.

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And the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might put Jesus to death: but they feared the people.

Luke 19:47,48 And he was teaching daily in the temple. And the chief priests and the scribes and the rulers of the people sought to destroy him. . . .

Luke 20:19 And the chief priests and the scribes sought to lay hands on him the same hour: but they feared the people, for they knew that he spoke this parable to them.

Psalm 2:1-5 Why have the Gentiles raged, and the people devised vain things? . . .

Matthew 21:38,45,46 But the husbandmen seeing the son, said among themselves: This is the heir: come, let us kill him, and we shall have his inheritance. . . .

Matthew 26:3-5 Then were gathered together the chief priests and ancients of the people, into the court of the high priest, who was called Caiphas: . . .

John 11:47-53,57 The chief priests, therefore, and the Pharisees gathered a council and said: What do we, for this man doth many miracles? . . .

Acts 4:27 For of a truth there assembled together in this city against thy holy child Jesus, whom thou hast anointed, Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles and the people of Israel,

Context
The Plot to Kill Jesus
1Now the feast of unleavened bread, which is called the pasch, was at hand. 2And the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might put Jesus to death: but they feared the people. 3And Satan entered into Judas, who was surnamed Iscariot, one of the twelve.…
Cross References
Matthew 12:14
And the Pharisees going out made a consultation against him, how they might destroy him.

Matthew 26:2
You know that after two days shall be the pasch: and the Son of man shall be delivered up to be crucified.

Mark 14:1
Now the feast of the pasch and of the Azymes was after two days: and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might by some wile lay hold on him and kill him.

Additional Translations
and the chief priests and scribes were looking for a way to put Jesus to death; for they feared the people.

And the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how the they might put Him to death; for they were afraid of the people.

And the chief priests and scribes sought how they might kill him; for they feared the people.

And the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might put him to death; for they feared the people.

and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might kill him; for they feared the people.

And the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might put him to death; for they feared the people.

And the chief priests and scribes sought how they might kill him: for they feared the people.

and the High Priests and the Scribes were contriving how to destroy Him. But they feared the people.

The chief priests and the scribes sought how they might put him to death, for they feared the people.

and the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how they may take him up, for they were afraid of the people.
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