Acts 23:28
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New International Version
I wanted to know why they were accusing him, so I brought him to their Sanhedrin.

New Living Translation
Then I took him to their high council to try to learn the basis of the accusations against him.

English Standard Version
And desiring to know the charge for which they were accusing him, I brought him down to their council.

Berean Study Bible
and since I wanted to understand their charges against him, I brought him down to their Sanhedrin.

Berean Literal Bible
And resolving to know the charge on account of which they were accusing him, I brought him down to their council,

New American Standard Bible
"And wanting to ascertain the charge for which they were accusing him, I brought him down to their Council;

King James Bible
And when I would have known the cause wherefore they accused him, I brought him forth into their council:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Wanting to know the charge they were accusing him of, I brought him down before their Sanhedrin.

International Standard Version
I wanted to know the exact charge they were making against him, so I had him brought before their Council.

NET Bible
Since I wanted to know what charge they were accusing him of, I brought him down to their council.

New Heart English Bible
Desiring to know the cause why they accused him, I brought him down to their council.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“And when I sought to know the cause for which they were accusing him, I brought him down to their Council.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I wanted to know what they had against him. So I took him to their Jewish council

New American Standard 1977
And wanting to ascertain the charge for which they were accusing him, I brought him down to their Council;

Jubilee Bible 2000
And when I desired to know the cause of why they accused him, I brought him forth into their council,

King James 2000 Bible
And when I would have known the cause for which they accused him, I brought him forth into their council:

American King James Version
And when I would have known the cause why they accused him, I brought him forth into their council:

American Standard Version
And desiring to know the cause wherefore they accused him, I brought him down unto their council:

Douay-Rheims Bible
And meaning to know the cause which they objected unto him, I brought him forth into their council.

Darby Bible Translation
And desiring to know the charge on which they accused him, I brought him down to their council;

English Revised Version
And desiring to know the cause wherefore they accused him, I brought him down unto their council:

Webster's Bible Translation
And when I would have known the cause for which they accused him, I brought him forth into their council:

Weymouth New Testament
And, wishing to know with certainty the offense of which they were accusing him, I brought him down into their Sanhedrin,

World English Bible
Desiring to know the cause why they accused him, I brought him down to their council.

Young's Literal Translation
and, intending to know the cause for which they were accusing him, I brought him down to their sanhedrim,
Study Bible
Paul Sent to Felix
27This man was seized by the Jews, and they were about to kill him when I came with my troops to rescue him. For I had learned that he is a Roman citizen, 28and since I wanted to understand their charges against him, I brought him down to their Sanhedrin. 29I found that the accusation involved questions about their own Law, but there was no charge worthy of death or imprisonment.…
Cross References
Matthew 5:22
But I tell you that anyone who is angry with his brother will be subject to judgment. Again, anyone who says to his brother, 'Raca,' will be subject to the Sanhedrin. But anyone who says, 'You fool!' will be subject to the fire of hell.

Acts 22:30
The next day the commander, wanting to learn the real reason Paul was accused by the Jews, released him and ordered the chief priests and the whole Sanhedrin to assemble. Then he brought Paul down and had him stand before them.

Acts 23:1
Paul looked directly at the Sanhedrin and said, "Brothers, I have conducted myself before God in all good conscience to this day."

Acts 23:10
The dispute grew so violent that the commander was afraid they would tear Paul to pieces. He ordered the soldiers to go down and remove him by force and bring him into the barracks.
Treasury of Scripture

And when I would have known the cause why they accused him, I brought him forth into their council:

Verse 28. - Desiring to know for when 1 would have known, A.V.; down unto for forth into, A.V. And when I would have known the cause,.... Or crime, he was guilty of:

wherefore they accused him: which they charged him with, and for which they beat him almost to death:

I brought him forth into their council; their court of judicature, the great sanhedrim. 23:25-35 God has instruments for every work. The natural abilities and moral virtues of the heathens often have been employed to protect his persecuted servants. Even the men of the world can discern between the conscientious conduct of upright believers, and the zeal of false professors, though they disregard or understand not their doctrinal principles. All hearts are in God's hand, and those are blessed who put their trust in him, and commit their ways unto him.
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