New American Standard Bible
And they were unable to catch Him in a saying in the presence of the people; and being amazed at His answer, they became silent.
King James Bible
And they could not take hold of his words before the people: and they marvelled at his answer, and held their peace.
Darby Bible Translation
And they were not able to take hold of him in his expressions before the people, and, wondering at his answer, they were silent.
World English Bible
They weren't able to trap him in his words before the people. They marveled at his answer, and were silent.
Young's Literal Translation
and they were not able to take hold on his saying before the people, and having wondered at his answer, they were silent.
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He is not a God of the dead, but of the living: for all live unto him.--ST LUKE xx. 38. It is a recurring cause of perplexity in our Lord's teaching, that he is too simple for us; that while we are questioning with ourselves about the design of Solomon's earring upon some gold-plated door of the temple, he is speaking about the foundations of Mount Zion, yea, of the earth itself, upon which it stands. If the reader of the Gospel supposes that our Lord was here using a verbal argument with the Sadducees, …
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Then the commissioners and satraps began trying to find a ground of accusation against Daniel in regard to government affairs; but they could find no ground of accusation or evidence of corruption, inasmuch as he was faithful, and no negligence or corruption was to be found in him.
Now when Jesus heard this, He marveled and said to those who were following, "Truly I say to you, I have not found such great faith with anyone in Israel.
plotting against Him to catch Him in something He might say.
So they watched Him, and sent spies who pretended to be righteous, in order that they might catch Him in some statement, so that they could deliver Him to the rule and the authority of the governor.
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