Luke 11:54
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English Standard Version
lying in wait for him, to catch him in something he might say.

King James Bible
Laying wait for him, and seeking to catch something out of his mouth, that they might accuse him.

American Standard Version
laying wait for him, to catch something out of his mouth.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Lying in wait for him, and seeking to catch something from his mouth, that they might accuse him.

English Revised Version
laying wait for him, to catch something out of his mouth.

Webster's Bible Translation
Laying wait for him, and seeking to catch something from his mouth, that they might accuse him.

Weymouth New Testament
lying in wait to catch some unguarded expression from His lips.

Luke 11:54 Parallel
Commentary
Vincent's Word Studies

Lying in wait - to catch (ἐνεδρεύοντες - θηρεῦσαι)

Metaphors from hunting.

Luke 11:54 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

seeking.

Psalm 37:32,33 The wicked watches the righteous, and seeks to slay him...

Psalm 56:5,6 Every day they wrest my words: all their thoughts are against me for evil...

Matthew 22:15,18,35 Then went the Pharisees, and took counsel how they might entangle him in his talk...

Mark 12:13 And they send to him certain of the Pharisees and of the Herodians, to catch him in his words.

Cross References
2 Kings 5:7
And when the king of Israel read the letter, he tore his clothes and said, "Am I God, to kill and to make alive, that this man sends word to me to cure a man of his leprosy? Only consider, and see how he is seeking a quarrel with me."

Mark 3:2
And they watched Jesus, to see whether he would heal him on the Sabbath, so that they might accuse him.

Mark 12:13
And they sent to him some of the Pharisees and some of the Herodians, to trap him in his talk.

Luke 11:53
As he went away from there, the scribes and the Pharisees began to press him hard and to provoke him to speak about many things,

Luke 20:20
So they watched him and sent spies, who pretended to be sincere, that they might catch him in something he said, so as to deliver him up to the authority and jurisdiction of the governor.

Luke 20:26
And they were not able in the presence of the people to catch him in what he said, but marveling at his answer they became silent.

Acts 23:21
But do not be persuaded by them, for more than forty of their men are lying in ambush for him, who have bound themselves by an oath neither to eat nor drink till they have killed him. And now they are ready, waiting for your consent."

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