Acts 5:24
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New International Version
On hearing this report, the captain of the temple guard and the chief priests were at a loss, wondering what this might lead to.

New Living Translation
When the captain of the Temple guard and the leading priests heard this, they were perplexed, wondering where it would all end.

English Standard Version
Now when the captain of the temple and the chief priests heard these words, they were greatly perplexed about them, wondering what this would come to.

Berean Study Bible
When the captain of the temple guard and the chief priests heard this account, they were perplexed as to what was happening.

Berean Literal Bible
Now when both the captain of the temple and the chief priests heard these words, they were perplexed concerning them, what this might be.

New American Standard Bible
Now when the captain of the temple guard and the chief priests heard these words, they were greatly perplexed about them as to what would come of this.

King James Bible
Now when the high priest and the captain of the temple and the chief priests heard these things, they doubted of them whereunto this would grow.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
As the commander of the temple police and the chief priests heard these things, they were baffled about them, as to what could come of this.

International Standard Version
When the commander of the Temple guards and the high priests heard these words, they were utterly at a loss as to what could have happened to them.

NET Bible
Now when the commander of the temple guard and the chief priests heard this report, they were greatly puzzled concerning it, wondering what this could be.

New Heart English Bible
Now when the captain of the temple, and the chief priests heard these words, they were very perplexed about them and what might become of this.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And when The Chief Priests and the Leaders of The Temple heard these words, they were astonished at them and they were considering what this was.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When the officer of the temple guards and the chief priests heard this, they were puzzled about what could have happened.

New American Standard 1977
Now when the captain of the temple guard and the chief priests heard these words, they were greatly perplexed about them as to what would come of this.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Now when the high priest and the captain of the temple and the princes of the priests heard these things, they were perplexed regarding what this would come to.

King James 2000 Bible
Now when the high priest and the captain of the temple and the chief priests heard these things, they were perplexed of what might come of this.

American King James Version
Now when the high priest and the captain of the temple and the chief priests heard these things, they doubted of them whereunto this would grow.

American Standard Version
Now when the captain of the temple and the chief priests heard these words, they were much perplexed concerning them whereunto this would grow.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now when the officer of the temple and the chief priests heard these words, they were in doubt concerning them, what would come to pass.

Darby Bible Translation
And when they heard these words, both the priest and the captain of the temple and the chief priests were in perplexity as to them, what this would come to.

English Revised Version
Now when the captain of the temple and the chief priests heard these words, they were much perplexed concerning them whereunto this would grow.

Webster's Bible Translation
Now when the high priest, and the captain of the temple, and the chief priests heard these things, they doubted of them to what this would grow.

Weymouth New Testament
When the Commander of the Temple Guards and the High Priests heard this statement, they were utterly at a loss with regard to it, wondering what would happen next.

World English Bible
Now when the high priest, the captain of the temple, and the chief priests heard these words, they were very perplexed about them and what might become of this.

Young's Literal Translation
And as the priest, and the magistrate of the temple, and the chief priests, heard these words, they were doubting concerning them to what this would come;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
5:17-25 There is no prison so dark, so strong, but God can visit his people in it, and, if he pleases, fetch them out. Recoveries from sickness, releases out of trouble, are granted, not that we may enjoy the comforts of life, but that God may be honoured with the services of our life. It is not for the preachers of Christ's gospel to retire into corners, as long as they can have any opportunity of preaching in the great congregation. They must preach to the lowest, whose souls are as precious to Christ as the souls of the greatest. Speak to all, for all are concerned. Speak as those who resolve to stand to it, to live and die by it. Speak all the words of this heavenly, divine life, in comparison with which the present earthly life does not deserve the name. These words of life, which the Holy Ghost puts into your mouth. The words of the gospel are the words of life; words whereby we may be saved. How wretched are those who are vexed at the success of the gospel! They cannot but see that the word and power of the Lord are against them; and they tremble for the consequences, yet they will go on.
Study Bible
The Apostles Before the Council
23“We found the jail securely locked, with the guards posted at the doors; but when we opened them, we found no one inside.” 24When the captain of the temple guard and the chief priests heard this account, they were perplexed as to what was happening. 25Then someone came in and announced, “Look, the men you put in jail are standing in the temple courts, teaching the people!”…
Cross References
Luke 22:4
And Judas went to discuss with the chief priests and temple officers how he might betray Jesus to them.

Acts 4:1
While Peter and John were speaking to the people, the priests and the captain of the temple guard and the Sadducees came up to them,

Acts 5:23
"We found the jail securely locked, with the guards posted at the doors; but when we opened them, we found no one inside."

Acts 5:25
Then someone came in and announced, "Look, the men you put in jail are standing in the temple courts, teaching the people!"

Acts 5:26
At that point, the captain went with the officers and brought the apostles--but not by force, for fear the people would stone them.
Treasury of Scripture

Now when the high priest and the captain of the temple and the chief priests heard these things, they doubted of them whereunto this would grow.

the captain.

Acts 5:26 Then went the captain with the officers, and brought them without …

Acts 4:1 And as they spoke to the people, the priests, and the captain of …

Luke 22:4,52 And he went his way, and communed with the chief priests and captains, …

they.

Acts 2:12 And they were all amazed, and were in doubt, saying one to another, …

Acts 4:16,17,21 Saying, What shall we do to these men…

John 11:47,48 Then gathered the chief priests and the Pharisees a council, and …

John 12:19 The Pharisees therefore said among themselves, Perceive you how you …

this.

Isaiah 9:7 Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end, …

Isaiah 53:1,2 Who has believed our report? and to whom is the arm of the LORD revealed…

Daniel 2:34,35,44,45 You saw till that a stone was cut out without hands, which smote …

Zechariah 6:12,13 And speak to him, saying, Thus speaks the LORD of hosts, saying, …

Mark 4:30-32 And he said, Whereunto shall we liken the kingdom of God? or with …

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