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Mark 12:12

    Mark 12:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And they sought to lay hold on him, but feared the people: for they knew that he had spoken the parable against them: and they left him, and went their way.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And they sought to lay hold on him, but feared the people: for they knew that he had spoken the parable against them: and they left him, and went their way.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And they sought to lay hold on him; and they feared the multitude; for they perceived that he spake the parable against them: and they left him, and went away.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And they made attempts to take him; but they were in fear of the people, because they saw that the story was against them; and they went away from him.

    Webster's Revision

    And they sought to lay hold on him; and they feared the multitude; for they perceived that he spake the parable against them: and they left him, and went away.

    World English Bible

    They tried to seize him, but they feared the multitude; for they perceived that he spoke the parable against them. They left him, and went away.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And they sought to lay hold on him; and they feared the multitude; for they perceived that he spake the parable against them: and they left him, and went away.

    Definitions for Mark 12:12

    Parable - An utterance that involves a comparison.

    Wesley's Notes on Mark 12:12

    12:12 They feared the multitude - How wonderful is the providence of God, using all things for the good of his children! Generally the multitude is restrained from tearing them in pieces only by the fear of their rulers. And here the rulers themselves are restrained, through fear of the multitude!