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"We must not do it during the festival," they said, "or the people will riot."
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But they said: Not on the festival day, lest perhaps there should be a tumult among the people.
Psalm 76:10 For the thought of man shall give praise to thee: and the remainders of the thought shall keep holiday to thee.
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.
Isaiah 46:10 Remember the former age, for I am God, and there is no God beside, neither is there the like to me:
Lamentations 3:37 Mem. Who is he that hath commanded a thing to be done, when the Lord commandeth it not?
Mark 14:2,12,27 But they said: Not on the festival day, lest there should be a tumult among the people. . . .
Luke 22:7 And the day of the unleavened bread came, on which it was necessary that the pasch should be killed.
John 18:28 Then they led Jesus from Caiphas to the governor's hall. And it was morning: and they went not into the hall, that they might not be defiled, but that they might eat the pasch.
Acts 4:28 To do what thy hand and thy counsel decreed to be done.
Matthew 14:5 And having a mind to put him to death, he feared the people: because they esteemed him as a prophet.
Matthew 21:26 If we shall say, from heaven, he will say to us: Why then did you not believe him? But if we shall say, from men, we are afraid of the multitude: for all held John as a prophet.
Luke 20:6 But if we say, of men: the whole people will stone us. For they are persuaded that John was a prophet.
ContextThe Plot to Kill Jesus
…4And they consulted together that by subtilty they might apprehend Jesus and put him to death. 5But they said: Not on the festival day, lest perhaps there should be a tumult among the people. 6And when Jesus was in Bethania, in the house of Simon the leper,…
And Pilate seeing that he prevailed nothing, but that rather a tumult was made, taking water washed his hands before the people, saying: I am innocent of the blood of this just man. Look you to it.
But they said: Not on the festival day, lest there should be a tumult among the people.
And the whole city was filled with confusion. And having caught Gaius and Aristarchus, men of Macedonia, Paul's companions, they rushed with one accord into the theatre.
Art not thou that Egyptian who before these days didst raise a tumult and didst lead forth into the desert four thousand men that were murderers?
Additional Translations“But not during the feast,” they said, “or there may be a riot among the people.”
But they were saying, "Not during the feast, lest there be a riot among the people."
But they said, Not on the feast day, lest there be an uproar among the people.
But they said, Not during the feast, lest a tumult arise among people.
but they said, Not in the feast, that there be not a tumult among the people.
But they said, Not during the feast, lest a tumult arise among the people.
But they said, Not on the feast-day, lest there be an uproar among the people.
But they said, "Not during the Festival, lest there be a riot among the people."
But they said, "Not during the feast, lest a riot occur among the people."
and they said, 'Not in the feast, that there may not be a tumult among the people.'
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