New American Standard Bible
Then the Pharisees went and plotted together how they might trap Him in what He said.
King James Bible
Then went the Pharisees, and took counsel how they might entangle him in his talk.
Darby Bible Translation
Then went the Pharisees and held a council how they might ensnare him in speaking.
World English Bible
Then the Pharisees went and took counsel how they might entrap him in his talk.
Young's Literal Translation
Then the Pharisees having gone, took counsel how they might ensnare him in words,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Then went the Pharisees - See the notes at Matthew 3:7.
How they might entangle him - To entangle means to "ensnare," as birds are taken by a net. This is done secretly, by leading them within the compass of the net and then suddenly springing it over them. So to entangle is artfully to lay a plan for enticing; to beguile by proposing a question, and by leading, if possible, to an incautious answer. This was what the Pharisees and Herodians endeavored to do in regard to Jesus.
In his talk - The word "his" is supplied by the translators, perhaps improperly. It means "in conversations," or by "talking" with him; not alluding to anything that he had before said.
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'And Jesus answered and spake unto them again by parables, and said, 2. The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king, which made a marriage for his son, 3. And sent forth his servants to call them that were bidden to the wedding: and they would not come. 4. Again, he sent forth other servants, saying, Tell them which are bidden, Behold, I have prepared my dinner: my oxen and my fatlings are killed, and all things are ready: come unto the marriage. 6. But they made light of it, and went their …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
On the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xxii. 42, Where the Lord Asks the Jews Whose Son they Said David Was.
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But the Pharisees went out and conspired against Him, as to how they might destroy Him.
Then they sent some of the Pharisees and Herodians to Him in order to trap Him in a statement.
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.
1 Corinthians 7:35
This I say for your own benefit; not to put a restraint upon you, but to promote what is appropriate and to secure undistracted devotion to the Lord.
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