|New International Version (© 2011)|
The dispute became so violent that the commander was afraid Paul would be torn to pieces by them. He ordered the troops to go down and take him away from them by force and bring him into the barracks.
King James Bible
And when there arose a great dissension, the chief captain, fearing lest Paul should have been pulled in pieces of them, commanded the soldiers to go down, and to take him by force from among them, and to bring him into the castle.
American Standard Version
And when there arose a great dissension, the chief captain, fearing lest Paul should be torn in pieces by them, commanded the soldiers to go down and take him by force from among them, and bring him into the castle.
Young's Literal Translation
and a great dissension having come, the chief captain having been afraid lest Paul may be pulled to pieces by them, commanded the soldiery, having gone down, to take him by force out of the midst of them, and to bring him to the castle.
Acts 23:10 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The chief captain - commanded the soldiers to go down - It appears that the chief captain was present during these transactions, and that he had a body of soldiers in readiness in the castle of Antonia; and it was from this that he commanded them to come down; for the rescue and preservation of Paul.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Acts 23:27 This man was taken of the Jews, and should have been killed of them: then came I with an army, and rescued him...
Acts 19:28-31 And when they heard these sayings, they were full of wrath, and cried out, saying, Great is Diana of the Ephesians...
Acts 21:30-36 And all the city was moved, and the people ran together: and they took Paul, and drew him out of the temple...
Psalm 7:2 Lest he tear my soul like a lion, rending it in pieces, while there is none to deliver.
Psalm 50:22 Now consider this, you that forget God, lest I tear you in pieces, and there be none to deliver.
Micah 3:3 Who also eat the flesh of my people, and flay their skin from off them; and they break their bones, and chop them in pieces...
James 1:19 Why, my beloved brothers, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:
James 3:14-18 But if you have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth...
James 4:1,2 From where come wars and fights among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members...
Acts 22:24 The chief captain commanded him to be brought into the castle, and bade that he should be examined by scourging...
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Acts 21:34 Some in the crowd shouted one thing and some another, and since the commander could not get at the truth because of the uproar, he ordered that Paul be taken into the barracks.
Acts 21:37 As the soldiers were about to take Paul into the barracks, he asked the commander, "May I say something to you?" "Do you speak Greek?" he replied.
Acts 23:16 But when the son of Paul's sister heard of this plot, he went into the barracks and told Paul.
Acts 23:28 I wanted to know why they were accusing him, so I brought him to their Sanhedrin.
Acts 23:32 The next day they let the cavalry go on with him, while they returned to the barracks.
2 Corinthians 11:26 I have been constantly on the move. I have been in danger from rivers, in danger from bandits, in danger from my fellow Jews, in danger from Gentiles; in danger in the city, in danger in the country, in danger at sea; and in danger from false believers.