Luke 22:2
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English Standard Version
And the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how to put him to death, for they feared the people.

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

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

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

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

Webster's Bible Translation
And the chief priests and scribes sought how they might kill him: for they feared the people.

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

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Vincent's Word Studies

Sought

Imperfect, were seeking, contemporaneously with the approach of the feast.

Kill (ἀνέλωσιν)

Lit., to take up and carry off, and so to make way with.

Luke 22:2 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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

Luke 20:19 And the chief priests and the scribes the same hour sought to lay hands on him; and they feared the people...

Psalm 2:1-5 Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing...

Matthew 21:38,45,46 But when the farmers saw the son, they said among themselves, This is the heir; come, let us kill him...

Matthew 26:3-5 Then assembled together the chief priests, and the scribes, and the elders of the people, to the palace of the high priest...

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

Acts 4:27 For of a truth against your holy child Jesus, whom you have anointed, both Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles...

Cross References
Matthew 12:14
But the Pharisees went out and conspired against him, how to destroy him.

Matthew 26:2
"You know that after two days the Passover is coming, and the Son of Man will be delivered up to be crucified."

Mark 14:1
It was now two days before the Passover and the Feast of Unleavened Bread. And the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how to arrest him by stealth and kill him,

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