They watched closely and sent spies who pretended to be righteous, so they could catch Him in what He said, to hand Him over to the governor's rule and authority.
Some of the scribes answered, "Teacher, You have spoken well."
And they no longer dared to ask Him anything.
He frustrates the schemes of the crafty so that they achieve no success.
He traps the wise in their craftiness so that the plans of the deceptive are quickly brought to an end.
Don't answer a fool according to his foolishness, or you'll be like him yourself.
Answer a fool according to his foolishness, or he'll become wise in his own eyes.
Just as Jannes and Jambres resisted Moses, so these also resist the truth, men who are corrupt in mind, worthless in regard to the faith.
But they will not make further progress, for their lack of understanding will be clear to all, as theirs was also.
and they marvelled
When He had said these things, all His adversaries were humiliated, but the whole crowd was rejoicing over all the glorious things He was doing.
So he said to him, 'Friend, how did you get in here without wedding clothes?' The man was speechless.
When they heard this, they were amazed. So they left Him and went away.
When the Pharisees heard that He had silenced the Sadducees, they came together in the same place.
Now we know that whatever the law says speaks to those who are subject to the law, so that every mouth may be shut and the whole world may become subject to God's judgment.
For there are also many rebellious people, idle talkers and deceivers, especially those from Judaism.