New American Standard Bible
When they sought to seize Him, they feared the people, because they considered 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.
Darby Bible Translation
And seeking to lay hold of him, they were afraid of the crowds, because they held him for a prophet.
World English Bible
When they sought to seize him, they feared the multitudes, because they considered him to be a prophet.
Young's Literal Translation
and seeking to lay hold on him, they feared the multitudes, seeing they were holding him as a prophet.
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'Hear another parable: There was a certain householder, which planted a vineyard, and hedged it round about, and digged a winepress in it, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far country: 34. And when the time of the fruit drew near, he sent his servants to the husbandmen, that they might receive the fruits of it. 35. And the husbandmen took his servants, and beat one, and killed another, and stoned another. 36. Again, he sent other servants more than the first: and they …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Christ and the Unstable.
Synopsis. --A Clearer Conception of Miracle Approached. --Works of Jesus once Reputed Miraculous not So Reputed Now
Jesus' Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem.
And the crowds were saying, "This is the prophet Jesus, from Nazareth in Galilee."
"But if we say, 'From men,' we fear the people; for they all regard John as a prophet."
When the chief priests and the Pharisees heard His parables, they understood that He was speaking about them.
Jesus spoke to them again in parables, saying,
The chief priests and the scribes heard this, and began seeking how to destroy Him; for they were afraid of Him, for the whole crowd was astonished at His teaching.
So they were seeking to seize Him; and no man laid his hand on Him, because His hour had not yet come.
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