New International Version
and the chief priests and the teachers of the law were looking for some way to get rid of Jesus, for they were afraid of the people.
King James Bible
And the chief priests and scribes sought how they might kill him; for they feared the people.
Darby Bible Translation
and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might kill him; for they feared the people.
World English Bible
The chief priests and the scribes sought how they might put him to death, for they feared the people.
Young's Literal Translation
and the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how they may take him up, for they were afraid of the people.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They feared the people - The great mass of the people seem to have been convinced that Christ was at least a prophet sent from God; and it is likely they kept steady in their attachment to him. The multitude, who are represented as clamouring for his blood at the crucifixion, appear to have been a mere mob, formed out of the creatures of the chief priests and Pharisees.
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But the Pharisees went out and plotted how they might kill Jesus.
"As you know, the Passover is two days away--and the Son of Man will be handed over to be crucified."
Now the Passover and the Festival of Unleavened Bread were only two days away, and the chief priests and the teachers of the law were scheming to arrest Jesus secretly and kill him.
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