New American Standard Bible
Now the Passover and Unleavened Bread were two days away; and the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how to seize Him by stealth and kill Him;
King James Bible
After two days was the feast of the passover, and of unleavened bread: and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might take him by craft, and put him to death.
Darby Bible Translation
Now the passover and the feast of unleavened bread was after two days. And the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how they might seize him by subtlety and kill him.
World English Bible
It was now two days before the feast of the Passover and the unleavened bread, and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might seize him by deception, and kill him.
Young's Literal Translation
And the passover and the unleavened food were after two days, and the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how, by guile, having taken hold of him, they might kill him;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
See this passage explained in the notes at Matthew 26:1-16.
And of unleavened bread - So called because at that feast no other bread was used but that which had been made without leaven or yeast.
By craft - By subtlety (Matthew); that is, by some secret plan that would secure possession of him without exciting the opposition of the people.
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Jesus . . . was moved with compassion toward them.--MATT. 14:14. Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and today, and for ever.--We have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.--Who can have compassion on the ignorant, and on them that are out of the way.--He cometh, and findeth them sleeping, and saith unto Peter, Simon, sleepest thou? couldest not thou watch one hour? Watch ye and pray, lest ye enter …
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A Secret Rendezvous
Before Annas and the Court of Caiaphas
When they saw him from a distance and before he came close to them, they plotted against him to put him to death.
Now the LORD said to Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt,
But the Pharisees went out and conspired against Him, as to how they might destroy Him.
"You know that after two days the Passover is coming, and the Son of Man is to be handed over for crucifixion."
and they plotted together to seize Jesus by stealth and kill Him.
for they were saying, "Not during the festival, otherwise there might be a riot of the people."
On the first day of Unleavened Bread, when the Passover lamb was being sacrificed, His disciples said to Him, "Where do You want us to go and prepare for You to eat the Passover?"
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