Luke 20:26
Good News Translation
There before the people they could not catch him in a thing, so they kept quiet, amazed at his answer.

Contemporary English Version
Jesus' enemies could not catch him saying anything wrong there in front of the people. They were amazed at his answer and kept quiet.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they could not reprehend his word before the people: and wondering at his answer, they held their peace.

New American Bible
They were unable to trap him by something he might say before the people, and so amazed were they at his reply that they fell silent.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And they could not reprehend his word before the people: and wondering at his answer, they held their peace.

they could.

Luke 20:20,39,40 And being upon the watch, they sent spies, who should feign themselves just, that they might take hold of him in his words, that they might deliver him up to the authority and power of the governor. . . .

Job 5:12,13 Who bringeth to nought the designs of the malignant, so that their hands cannot accomplish what they had begun: . . .

Proverbs 26:4,5 Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou be made like him. . . .

2 Timothy 3:8,9 Now as Jannes and Mambres resisted Moses, so these also resist the truth, men corrupted in mind, reprobate concerning the faith. . . .

and they marvelled.

Luke 13:17 And when he said these things, all his adversaries were ashamed: and all the people rejoiced for all the things that were gloriously done by him.

Matthew 22:12,22,34 And he saith to him: Friend, how camest thou in hither not having on a wedding garment? But he was silent. . . .

Romans 3:19 Now we know that what things soever the law speaketh, it speaketh to them that are in the law: that every mouth may be stopped and all the world may be made subject to God.

Titus 1:10 For there are also many disobedient, vain talkers and seducers: especially they who are of the circumcision.

Context
Paying Taxes to Caesar
25And he said to them: Render therefore to Caesar the things, that are Caesar's: and to God the things that are God's. 26And they could not reprehend his word before the people: and wondering at his answer, they held their peace. 27And there came to him some of the Sadducees, who deny that there is any resurrection: and they asked him,…
Cross References
Daniel 6:4
And the king thought to set him over all the kingdom; whereupon the princes, and the governors, sought to find occasion against Daniel, with regard to the king: and they could find no cause, nor suspicion, because he was faithful, and no fault, nor suspicion was found in him.

Matthew 8:10
And Jesus hearing this, marvelled; and said to them that followed him. Amen I say to you, I have not found so great faith in Israel.

Luke 11:54
Lying in wait for him and seeking to catch something from his mouth, that they might accuse him.

Luke 20:20
And being upon the watch, they sent spies, who should feign themselves just, that they might take hold of him in his words, that they might deliver him up to the authority and power of the governor.

Additional Translations
And they were unable to trap Him in His words before the people; and amazed at His answer, they fell silent.

And they were not able to catch Him in His word before the people. And having marveled at His answer, they became silent.

And they could not take hold of his words before the people: and they marveled at his answer, and held their peace.

And they were not able to take hold of the saying before the people: and they marvelled at his answer, and held their peace.

And they were not able to take hold of him in [his] expressions before the people, and, wondering at his answer, they were silent.

And they were not able to take hold of the saying before the people: and they marveled at his answer, and held their peace.

And they could not take hold of his words before the people: and they marveled at his answer, and held their peace.

There was nothing here that they could lay hold of before the people, and marvelling at His answer they said no more.

They weren't able to trap him in his words before the people. They marveled at his answer, and were silent.

and they were not able to take hold on his saying before the people, and having wondered at his answer, they were silent.
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