Matthew 21:46
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English Standard Version
And although they were seeking to arrest him, they feared the crowds, because they held him to be a prophet.

King James Bible
But when they sought to lay hands on him, they feared the multitude, because they took him for a prophet.

American Standard Version
And when they sought to lay hold on him, they feared the multitudes, because they took him for a prophet.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And seeking to lay hands on him, they feared the multitudes: because they held him as a prophet.

English Revised Version
And when they sought to lay hold on him, they feared the multitudes, because they took him for a prophet.

Webster's Bible Translation
But when they sought to lay hands on him, they feared the multitude, because they took him for a prophet.

Weymouth New Testament
but though they were eager to lay hands upon Him, they were afraid of the people, for by them He was regarded as a Prophet.

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they sought.

2 Samuel 12:7-13 And Nathan said to David, You are the man. Thus said the LORD God of Israel, I anointed you king over Israel...

Proverbs 9:7-9 He that reproves a scorner gets to himself shame: and he that rebukes a wicked man gets himself a blot...

Proverbs 15:12 A scorner loves not one that reproves him: neither will he go to the wise.

Isaiah 29:1 Woe to Ariel, to Ariel, the city where David dwelled! add you year to year; let them kill sacrifices.

John 7:7 The world cannot hate you; but me it hates, because I testify of it, that the works thereof are evil.

because.

Matthew 21:11 And the multitude said, This is Jesus the prophet of Nazareth of Galilee.

Luke 7:16,39 And there came a fear on all: and they glorified God, saying, That a great prophet is risen up among us; and...

John 7:40,41 Many of the people therefore, when they heard this saying, said, Of a truth this is the Prophet...

Acts 2:22 You men of Israel, hear these words; Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved of God among you by miracles and wonders and signs...

Cross References
Matthew 21:11
And the crowds said, "This is the prophet Jesus, from Nazareth of Galilee."

Matthew 21:26
But if we say, 'From man,' we are afraid of the crowd, for they all hold that John was a prophet."

Matthew 21:45
When the chief priests and the Pharisees heard his parables, they perceived that he was speaking about them.

Matthew 22:1
And again Jesus spoke to them in parables, saying,

Mark 11:18
And the chief priests and the scribes heard it and were seeking a way to destroy him, for they feared him, because all the crowd was astonished at his teaching.

John 7:30
So they were seeking to arrest him, but no one laid a hand on him, because his hour had not yet come.

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