They took up stones therefore (hran oun liqou). First aorist active indicative of airw, inferential use of oun. The time for argument had past. To cast at him (ina balwsin ep auton). Final clause with ina and the second aorist active subjunctive of ballw. Vivid picture of a mob ready to kill Jesus, already beginning to do so. Hid himself (ekrubh). Second aorist passive indicative of kruptw. He was hidden. No Docetic vanishing, but quietly and boldly Jesus went out of the temple. His hour had not yet come. Once again three months later the Pharisees will try to kill him, but he will pass out of their hands ( John 10:39 ).