New International Version
Again they tried to seize him, but he escaped their grasp.
King James Bible
Therefore they sought again to take him: but he escaped out of their hand,
Darby Bible Translation
They sought therefore again to take him; and he went away from out of their hand
World English Bible
They sought again to seize him, and he went out of their hand.
Young's Literal Translation
Therefore were they seeking again to seize him, and he went forth out of their hand,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They sought again to take him - They could not reply to his arguments but by stones. The evidence of the truth could not be resisted; and they endeavored to destroy the person who spoke it. Truth may confound the obstinately wicked, but it does not convert them; and it is a just judgment of God, to leave those to perish in their gainsayings who obstinately continue to gainsay and disbelieve.
But he escaped - In such a way as we know not, for the evangelist has not specified the manner of it.
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But the Pharisees went out and plotted how they might kill Jesus.
But he walked right through the crowd and went on his way.
At this they tried to seize him, but no one laid a hand on him, because his hour had not yet come.
At this, they picked up stones to stone him, but Jesus hid himself, slipping away from the temple grounds.
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