Acts 6:12
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New International Version
So they stirred up the people and the elders and the teachers of the law. They seized Stephen and brought him before the Sanhedrin.

New Living Translation
This roused the people, the elders, and the teachers of religious law. So they arrested Stephen and brought him before the high council.

English Standard Version
And they stirred up the people and the elders and the scribes, and they came upon him and seized him and brought him before the council,

Berean Study Bible
So they stirred up the people and elders and scribes. They seized Stephen and brought him before the Sanhedrin.

Berean Literal Bible
And they stirred up the people, and the elders, and the scribes; and having come upon him, they seized him and brought him to the Council.

New American Standard Bible
And they stirred up the people, the elders and the scribes, and they came up to him and dragged him away and brought him before the Council.

King James Bible
And they stirred up the people, and the elders, and the scribes, and came upon him, and caught him, and brought him to the council,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They stirred up the people, the elders, and the scribes; so they came, dragged him off, and took him to the Sanhedrin.

International Standard Version
They stirred up the people, the elders, and the scribes. Then they rushed at Stephen, grabbed him, and brought him before the Council.

NET Bible
They incited the people, the elders, and the experts in the law; then they approached Stephen, seized him, and brought him before the council.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
They stirred up the people and the Elders and the Scribes and they came and they stood around him and they seized and brought him to the center of The Council.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The liars stirred up trouble among the people, the leaders, and the scribes. So they went to Stephen, took him by force, and brought him in front of the Jewish council.

New American Standard 1977
And they stirred up the people, the elders and the scribes, and they came upon him and dragged him away, and brought him before the Council.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And they stirred up the people and the elders and the scribes and came upon him and caught him and brought him to the council

King James 2000 Bible
And they stirred up the people, and the elders, and the scribes, and came upon him, and caught him, and brought him to the council,

American King James Version
And they stirred up the people, and the elders, and the scribes, and came on him, and caught him, and brought him to the council,

American Standard Version
And they stirred up the people, and the elders, and the scribes, and came upon him, and seized him, and brought him into the council,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they stirred up the people, and the ancients, and the scribes; and running together, they took him, and brought him to the council.

Darby Bible Translation
And they roused the people, and the elders, and the scribes. And coming upon [him] they seized him and brought [him] to the council.

English Revised Version
And they stirred up the people, and the elders, and the scribes, and came upon him, and seized him, and brought him into the council,

Webster's Bible Translation
And they stirred up the people, and the elders, and the scribes, and came upon him, and caught him, and brought him to the council,

Weymouth New Testament
In this way they excited the people, the Elders, and the Scribes. At length they came upon him, seized him with violence, and took him before the Sanhedrin.

World English Bible
They stirred up the people, the elders, and the scribes, and came against him and seized him, and brought him in to the council,

Young's Literal Translation
They did stir up also the people, and the elders, and the scribes, and having come upon him, they caught him, and brought him to the sanhedrim;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
6:8-15 When they could not answer Stephen's arguments as a disputant, they prosecuted him as a criminal, and brought false witnesses against him. And it is next to a miracle of providence, that no greater number of religious persons have been murdered in the world, by the way of perjury and pretence of law, when so many thousands hate them, who make no conscience of false oaths. Wisdom and holiness make a man's face to shine, yet will not secure men from being treated badly. What shall we say of man, a rational being, yet attempting to uphold a religious system by false witness and murder! And this has been done in numberless instances. But the blame rests not so much upon the understanding, as upon the heart of a fallen creature, which is deceitful above all things and desperately wicked. Yet the servant of the Lord, possessing a clear conscience, cheerful hope, and Divine consolations, may smile in the midst of danger and death.
Study Bible
The Arrest of Stephen
11Then they prompted some men to say, “We heard Stephen speak words of blasphemy against Moses and against God.” 12So they stirred up the people and elders and scribes. They seized Stephen and brought him before the Sanhedrin. 13They presented false witnesses who said, “This man never stops speaking against this holy place and against the Law.…
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.

Luke 20:1
One day as Jesus was teaching the people in the temple courts and proclaiming the gospel, the chief priests and scribes, together with the elders, came up to Him.

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 6:11
Then they prompted some men to say, "We heard Stephen speak words of blasphemy against Moses and against God."
Treasury of Scripture

And they stirred up the people, and the elders, and the scribes, and came on him, and caught him, and brought him to the council,

they stirred.

Acts 13:50 But the Jews stirred up the devout and honorable women, and the chief …

Acts 14:2 But the unbelieving Jews stirred up the Gentiles, and made their …

Acts 17:5,13 But the Jews which believed not, moved with envy, took to them certain …

Acts 21:27 And when the seven days were almost ended, the Jews which were of …

Proverbs 15:18 A wrathful man stirs up strife: but he that is slow to anger appeases strife.

and caught.

Acts 4:1-3 And as they spoke to the people, the priests, and the captain of …

Acts 5:18,27 And laid their hands on the apostles, and put them in the common prison…

Acts 16:19-21 And when her masters saw that the hope of their gains was gone, they …

Acts 17:5,6 But the Jews which believed not, moved with envy, took to them certain …

Acts 18:12 And when Gallio was the deputy of Achaia, the Jews made insurrection …

Matthew 26:57 And they that had laid hold on Jesus led him away to Caiaphas the …

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