When the chief priests and the Pharisees heard Jesus’ parables, they knew he was talking about them.
When the chief priests and the Pharisees heard His parables, they understood that He was speaking about them.
When the leading priests and Pharisees heard Jesus, they realized he was pointing at them––that they were the farmers in his story.
When the religious leaders heard this story, they knew it was aimed at them.
And when his stories came to the ears of the chief priests and the Pharisees, they saw that he was talking of them.
When the chief priests and the Pharisees heard his parables, they realized that he was speaking about them.
Now when the chief priests and Pharisees heard His parables, they perceived that He was speaking of them.
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1 tn Here καί (kai) has not been translated.
2 sn See the note on Pharisees in 3:7.