New American Standard Bible
When He left there, the scribes and the Pharisees began to be very hostile and to question Him closely on many subjects,
King James Bible
And as he said these things unto them, the scribes and the Pharisees began to urge him vehemently, and to provoke him to speak of many things:
Darby Bible Translation
And as he said these things to them, the scribes and the Pharisees began to press him urgently, and to make him speak of many things;
World English Bible
As he said these things to them, the scribes and the Pharisees began to be terribly angry, and to draw many things out of him;
Young's Literal Translation
And in his speaking these things unto them, the scribes and the Pharisees began fearfully to urge and to press him to speak about many things,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
To urge him vehemently - To press upon him "violently." They were enraged against him. They therefore pressed upon him; asked him many questions; sought to entrap him, that they might accuse him.
Provoke him ... - This means that they put many questions to him about various matters, without giving him proper time to answer. They proposed questions as fast as possible, and about as many things as possible, that they might get him, in the hurry, to say something that would be wrong, that they might thus accuse him. This was a remarkable instance of their cunning, malignity, and unfairness.
LibraryThe Praying Christ
'... As He was praying in a certain place, when He ceased, one of His disclples said unto Him, Lord, teach us to pray.'--LUKE xi. 1. It is noteworthy that we owe our knowledge of the prayers of Jesus principally to the Evangelist Luke. There is, indeed, one solemn hour of supplication under the quivering shadows of the olive-trees in Gethsemane which is recorded by Matthew and Mark as well; and though the fourth Gospel passes over that agony of prayer, it gives us, in accordance with its ruling purpose, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture
On the Words of the Gospel, Luke xi. 5, "Which of You Shall have a Friend, and Shall Go unto Him at Midnight," Etc.
Moses --Making Haste
"Woe to you lawyers! For you have taken away the key of knowledge; you yourselves did not enter, and you hindered those who were entering."
plotting against Him to catch Him in something He might say.
"So then, I thought to myself that I had to do many things hostile to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
2 Corinthians 8:6
So we urged Titus that as he had previously made a beginning, so he would also complete in you this gracious work as well.
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