Acts 23:17
New International Version
Then Paul called one of the centurions and said, "Take this young man to the commander; he has something to tell him."

New Living Translation
Paul called for one of the Roman officers and said, "Take this young man to the commander. He has something important to tell him."

English Standard Version
Paul called one of the centurions and said, “Take this young man to the tribune, for he has something to tell him.”

Berean Study Bible
Then Paul called one of the centurions and said, “Take this young man to the commander; he has something to tell him.”

Berean Literal Bible
Then Paul, having summoned one of the centurions, was saying, "Take this young man to the commander, for he has something to report to him."

New American Standard Bible
Paul called one of the centurions to him and said, "Lead this young man to the commander, for he has something to report to him."

King James Bible
Then Paul called one of the centurions unto him, and said, Bring this young man unto the chief captain: for he hath a certain thing to tell him.

Christian Standard Bible
Paul called one of the centurions and said, "Take this young man to the commander, because he has something to report to him."

Contemporary English Version
So Paul said to one of the army officers, "Take this young man to the commander. He has something to tell him."

Good News Translation
Then Paul called one of the officers and said to him, "Take this young man to the commander; he has something to tell him."

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Paul called one of the centurions and said, "Take this young man to the commander, because he has something to report to him."

International Standard Version
Then Paul called one of the centurions and said, "Take this young man to the tribune, because he has something to tell him."

NET Bible
Paul called one of the centurions and said, "Take this young man to the commanding officer, for he has something to report to him."

New Heart English Bible
Paul summoned one of the centurions, and said, "Bring this young man to the commanding officer, for he has something to tell him."

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Paulus sent and called one of the Centurions and said to him, “Escort this young man to the Chiliarch, for he has something to tell him.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then Paul called one of the sergeants and told him, "Take this young man to the officer. He has something to tell him."

New American Standard 1977
And Paul called one of the centurions to him and said, “Lead this young man to the commander, for he has something to report to him.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
Then Paul called one of the centurions unto him and said, Bring this young man unto the tribunal, for he has a certain thing to tell him.

King James 2000 Bible
Then Paul called one of the centurions unto him, and said, Bring this young man unto the chief captain: for he has a certain thing to tell him.

American King James Version
Then Paul called one of the centurions to him, and said, Bring this young man to the chief captain: for he has a certain thing to tell him.

American Standard Version
And Paul called unto him one of the centurions, and said, Bring this young man unto the chief captain; for he hath something to tell him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Paul, calling to him one of the centurions, said: Bring this young man to the tribune, for he hath some thing to tell him.

Darby Bible Translation
And Paul, having called one of the centurions, said, Take this youth to the chiliarch, for he has something to report to him.

English Revised Version
And Paul called unto him one of the centurions, and said, Bring this young man unto the chief captain: for he hath something to tell him.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then Paul called one of the centurions to him, and said, Bring this young man to the chief captain: for he hath a certain thing to tell him.

Weymouth New Testament
and Paul called one of the Captains and said, "Take this young man to the Tribune, for he has information to give him."

World English Bible
Paul summoned one of the centurions, and said, "Bring this young man to the commanding officer, for he has something to tell him."

Young's Literal Translation
and Paul having called near one of the centurions, said, 'This young man lead unto the chief captain, for he hath something to tell him.'
Study Bible GRK ▾ 
The Plot to Kill Paul
16But when the son of Paul’s sister heard about the ambush, he went into the barracks and told Paul. 17Then Paul called one of the centurions and said, “Take this young man to the commander; he has something to tell him.” 18So the centurion took him to the commander and said, “Paul the prisoner sent and asked me to bring this young man to you. He has something to tell you.”…
Cross References
John 18:12
Then the band of soldiers, with its commander and the officers of the Jews, arrested Jesus and bound Him.

Acts 23:16
But when the son of Paul's sister heard about the ambush, he went into the barracks and told Paul.

Acts 23:18
So the centurion took him to the commander and said, "Paul the prisoner sent and asked me to bring this young man to you. He has something to tell you."

Treasury of Scripture

Then Paul called one of the centurions to him, and said, Bring this young man to the chief captain: for he has a certain thing to tell him.

one.

Acts 23:23 And he called to him two centurions, saying, Make ready two hundred …

Acts 22:26 When the centurion heard that, he went and told the chief captain, …

Proverbs 22:3 A prudent man foresees the evil, and hides himself: but the simple …

Matthew 8:8,9 The centurion answered and said, Lord, I am not worthy that you should …

Matthew 10:16 Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the middle of wolves: be you …







Lexicon
Then
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

Paul
Παῦλος (Paulos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3972: Paul, Paulus. Of Latin origin; Paulus, the name of a Roman and of an apostle.

called
προσκαλεσάμενος (proskalesamenos)
Verb - Aorist Participle Middle - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 4341: To call to myself, summon. Middle voice from pros and kaleo; to call toward oneself, i.e. Summon, invite.

one
ἕνα (hena)
Adjective - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 1520: One. (including the neuter Hen); a primary numeral; one.

of the
τῶν (tōn)
Article - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

centurions
ἑκατονταρχῶν (hekatontarchōn)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 1543: A centurion of the Roman army. Or hekatontarchos hek-at-on'-tar-khos; from hekaton and archo; the captain of one hundred men.

[and] said,
ἔφη (ephē)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 5346: To say, declare. Properly, the same as the base of phos and phaino; to show or make known one's thoughts, i.e. Speak or say.

“Take
ἄπαγε (apage)
Verb - Present Imperative Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 520: To lead, carry, take away; met: To be led astray, seduced. From apo and ago; to take off.

this
τοῦτον (touton)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3778: This; he, she, it.

young man
νεανίαν (neanian)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3494: A young man, youth; a man in his prime (used even of a man of 40). From a derivative of neos; a youth.

to
πρὸς (pros)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 4314: To, towards, with. A strengthened form of pro; a preposition of direction; forward to, i.e. Toward.

the
τὸν (ton)
Article - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

commander;
χιλίαρχον (chiliarchon)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 5506: A commander of a thousand men, a military tribune. From chilioi and archo; the commander of a thousand soldiers

he has
ἔχει (echei)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2192: To have, hold, possess. Including an alternate form scheo skheh'-o; a primary verb; to hold.

something
τι (ti)
Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 5100: Any one, some one, a certain one or thing. An enclitic indefinite pronoun; some or any person or object.

to tell
ἀπαγγεῖλαί (apangeilai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 518: To report (from one place to another), bring a report, announce, declare. From apo and the base of aggelos; to announce.

him.”
αὐτῷ (autō)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.
Verse 17. - And for then, A.V.; called unto him one, etc., for called one, etc., unto him, A.V.; something for a certain thing, A.V. 23:12-24 False religious principles, adopted by carnal men, urge on to such wickedness, as human nature would hardly be supposed capable of. Yet the Lord readily disappoints the best concerted schemes of iniquity. Paul knew that the Divine providence acts by reasonable and prudent means; and that, if he neglected to use the means in his power, he could not expect God's providence to work on his behalf. He who will not help himself according to his means and power, has neither reason nor revelation to assure him that he shall receive help from God. Believing in the Lord, we and ours shall be kept from every evil work, and kept to his kingdom. Heavenly Father, give us by thy Holy Spirit, for Christ's sake, this precious faith.
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