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Luke 22:1–2

The Plot to Kill Jesus

22 rNow the Feast of Unleavened Bread drew near, which is called sthe Passover. And the chief priests and the scribes twere seeking how to put him to death, for they feared the people.

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Luke 22:1–2 — The New International Version (NIV)

Now the Festival of Unleavened Bread, called the Passover, was approaching, 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.

Luke 22:1–2 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Now the feast of unleavened bread drew nigh, which is called the Passover. And the chief priests and scribes sought how they might kill him; for they feared the people.

Luke 22:1–2 — New Living Translation (NLT)

The Festival of Unleavened Bread, which is also called Passover, was approaching. The leading priests and teachers of religious law were plotting how to kill Jesus, but they were afraid of the people’s reaction.

Luke 22:1–2 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Now the Feast of Unleavened Bread drew near, which is called Passover. And the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might kill Him, for they feared the people.

Luke 22:1–2 — New Century Version (NCV)

It was almost time for the Feast of Unleavened Bread, called the Passover Feast. The leading priests and teachers of the law were trying to find a way to kill Jesus, because they were afraid of the people.

Luke 22:1–2 — American Standard Version (ASV)

Now the feast of unleavened bread drew nigh, which is called the Passover. And the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might put him to death; for they feared the people.

Luke 22:1–2 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Now the feast of unleavened bread, which is called the passover, drew nigh, and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might kill him; for they feared the people.

Luke 22:1–2 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

The Festival of Unleavened Bread, called Passover, was near. The chief priests and the experts in Moses’ Teachings were looking for some way to kill Jesus. However, they were afraid of the people. 

Luke 22:1–2 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

The Festival of Unleavened Bread, which is called Passover, was drawing near. The chief priests and the scribes were looking for a way to put Him to death, because they were afraid of the people.

Luke 22:1–2 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Now the festival of Unleavened Bread, which is called the Passover, was near. The chief priests and the scribes were looking for a way to put Jesus to death, for they were afraid of the people.

Luke 22:1–2 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Now the feast of Unleavened Bread (which is called Passover) was drawing near. And the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how they could destroy him, because they were afraid of the people.

Luke 22:1–2 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

The Feast of Unleavened Bread, called the Passover, was near. The chief priests and the teachers of the law were looking for a way to get rid of Jesus. They were afraid of the people.

Luke 22:1–2 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Now the Feast of Unleavened Bread, which is called the Passover, was approaching.

The chief priests and the scribes were seeking how they might put Him to death; for they were afraid of the people.


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