Matthew 26:4

“And consulted that they might take Jesus by subtilty, and kill him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And consulted that they might take Iesus by subtiltie, and kill him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and they plotted together to seize Jesus by stealth and kill Him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and they took counsel together that they might take Jesus by subtlety, and kill him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they made designs together to take Jesus by some trick, and put him to death.
- Basic English Bible

and took counsel together in order that they might seize Jesus by subtlety and kill him;
- Darby Bible

And consulted that they might take Jesus by subtilty, and kill him.
- Webster's Bible

and consulted how to get Jesus into their power by stratagem and put Him to death.
- Weymouth Bible

They took counsel together that they might take Jesus by deceit, and kill him.
- World English Bible

and maden a counsel to holde Jhesu with gile, and sle him;
- Wycliffe Bible

and they consulted together that they might take Jesus by guile, and kill [him],
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 26:4


Mt 26:4 Take Jesus by subtilty. They were afraid of the people and wished to seize Jesus secretly and deliver him to the Romans to be crucified before the people knew of their designs. See Lu 21:38.

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