New Living Translation
The leading priests and teachers of religious law were plotting how to kill Jesus, but they were afraid of the people's reaction.
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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'And there was also a strife among them, which of them should be accounted the greatest. 25. And He said unto them, The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them; and they that exercise authority upon them are called benefactors. 26. But ye shall not be so: but he that is greatest among you, let him be as the younger; and he that is chief, as he that doth serve. 27. For whether is greater, he that sitteth at meat, or he that serveth? is not he that sitteth at meat? but I am among you as He …
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In the High Priest's Palace
Then the Pharisees called a meeting to plot how to kill Jesus.
"As you know, Passover begins in two days, and the Son of Man will be handed over to be crucified."
It was now two days before Passover and the Festival of Unleavened Bread. The leading priests and the teachers of religious law were still looking for an opportunity to capture Jesus secretly and kill him.
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