Mark 14:2
Good News Translation
"We must not do it during the festival," they said, "or the people might riot."

Contemporary English Version
They were saying, "We must not do it during the festival, because the people will riot."

Douay-Rheims Bible
But they said: Not on the festival day, lest there should be a tumult among the people.

New American Bible
They said, “Not during the festival, for fear that there may be a riot among the people.”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

But they said: Not on the festival day, lest there should be a tumult among the people.

Not.

Proverbs 19:21 There are many thoughts in the heart of a man: but the will of the Lord shall stand firm.

Proverbs 21:30 There is no wisdom, there is no prudence, there is no counsel against the Lord.

Lamentations 3:27 Teth. It is good for a man, when he hath borne the yoke from his youth.

Matthew 26:5 But they said: Not on the festival day, lest perhaps there should be a tumult among the people.

lest.

Mark 11:18,32 Which when the chief priests and the scribes had heard, they sought how they might destroy him. For they feared him, because the whole multitude was in admiration at his doctrine. . . .

Luke 20:6 But if we say, of men: the whole people will stone us. For they are persuaded that John was a prophet.

John 7:40 Of that multitude therefore, when they had heard these words of his, some said: This is the prophet indeed.

John 12:19 The Pharisees therefore said among themselves: Do you see that we prevail nothing? Behold, the whole world is gone after him.

Context
The Plot to Kill Jesus
1Now 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. 2But they said: Not on the festival day, lest there should be a tumult among the people. 3And when he was in Bethania, in the house of Simon the leper, and was at meat, there came a woman having an alabaster box of ointment of precious spikenard. And breaking the alabaster box, she poured it out upon his head.…
Cross References
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.

Matthew 26:5
But they said: Not on the festival day, lest perhaps there should be a tumult among the people.

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.

Mark 14:3
And when he was in Bethania, in the house of Simon the leper, and was at meat, there came a woman having an alabaster box of ointment of precious spikenard. And breaking the alabaster box, she poured it out upon his head.

Luke 22:1
Now the feast of unleavened bread, which is called the pasch, was at hand.

Additional Translations
“But not during the feast,” they said, “or there may be a riot among the people.”

For they were saying, "Not during the feast, lest there will be an uproar of the people."

But they said, Not on the feast day, lest there be an uproar of the people.

for they said, Not during the feast, lest haply there shall be a tumult of the people.

For they said, Not in the feast, lest perhaps there be a tumult of the people.

for they said, Not during the feast, lest haply there shall be a tumult of the people.

But they said, Not on the feast-day, lest there should be an uproar of the people.

But they said, "Not on the Festival-day, for fear there should be a riot among the people."

For they said, "Not during the feast, because there might be a riot of the people."

and they said, 'Not in the feast, lest there shall be a tumult of the people.'
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