11 This is the Lord’s doing,
    and it is wonderful to see.’[a]

12 The religious leaders[b] wanted to arrest Jesus because they realized he was telling the story against them—they were the wicked farmers. But they were afraid of the crowd, so they left him and went away.

Taxes for Caesar

13 Later the leaders sent some Pharisees and supporters of Herod to trap Jesus into saying something for which he could be arrested.

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  1. 12:10-11 Ps 118:22-23.
  2. 12:12 Greek They.