Mark 12:12

English Standard Version

12 And they were seeking to arrest him but feared the people, for they perceived that he had told the parable against them. So they left him and went away. (Mt 22:22; Mt 26:4; Mr 11:18; Mr 11:32; Lu 19:47; Joh 7:25; Joh 7:30; Joh 7:44)

New International Version

12 Then the chief priests, the teachers of the law and the elders looked for a way to arrest him because they knew he had spoken the parable against them. But they were afraid of the crowd; so they left him and went away.

New Int. Readers Version

12 Then the religious leaders looked for a way to arrest Jesus. They knew he had told the story against them. But they were afraid of the crowd. So they left him and went away.

King James Version

12 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.