Acts 23:7
New International Version
When he said this, a dispute broke out between the Pharisees and the Sadducees, and the assembly was divided.

New Living Translation
This divided the council—the Pharisees against the Sadducees—

English Standard Version
And when he had said this, a dissension arose between the Pharisees and the Sadducees, and the assembly was divided.

Berean Study Bible
As soon as he had said this, a dispute broke out between the Pharisees and Sadducees, and the assembly was divided.

Berean Literal Bible
And of him saying this, a dissension arose between the Pharisees and Sadducees, and the crowd was divided.

King James Bible
And when he had so said, there arose a dissension between the Pharisees and the Sadducees: and the multitude was divided.

New King James Version
And when he had said this, a dissension arose between the Pharisees and the Sadducees; and the assembly was divided.

New American Standard Bible
When he said this, a dissension occurred between the Pharisees and Sadducees, and the assembly was divided.

NASB 1995
As he said this, there occurred a dissension between the Pharisees and Sadducees, and the assembly was divided.

NASB 1977
And as he said this, there arose a dissension between the Pharisees and Sadducees; and the assembly was divided.

Amplified Bible
When he said this, an angry dispute erupted between the Pharisees and the Sadducees, and the [whole crowded] assembly was divided [into two factions].

Christian Standard Bible
When he said this, a dispute broke out between the Pharisees and the Sadducees, and the assembly was divided.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When he said this, a dispute broke out between the Pharisees and the Sadducees, and the assembly was divided.

American Standard Version
And when he had so said, there arose a dissension between the Pharisees and Sadducees; and the assembly was divided.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
When he had said this, The Pharisees and The Sadducees fell one upon the other, and the group was divided.

Contemporary English Version
As soon as Paul said this, the Pharisees and the Sadducees got into a big argument, and the council members started taking sides.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when he had so said, there arose a dissension between the Pharisees and the Sadducees; and the multitude was divided.

English Revised Version
And when he had so said, there arose a dissension between the Pharisees and Sadducees: and the assembly was divided.

Good News Translation
As soon as he said this, the Pharisees and Sadducees started to quarrel, and the group was divided. (

GOD'S WORD® Translation
After Paul said that, the Pharisees and Sadducees began to quarrel, and the men in the meeting were divided.

International Standard Version
After he said that, an angry quarrel broke out between the Pharisees and the Sadducees, and the assembly was divided,

Literal Standard Version
And he having spoken this, there came a dissension of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees, and the crowd was divided,

NET Bible
When he said this, an argument began between the Pharisees and the Sadducees, and the assembly was divided.

New Heart English Bible
When he had said this, an argument arose between the Pharisees and Sadducees, and the assembly was divided.

Weymouth New Testament
These words of his caused an angry dispute between the Pharisees and the Sadducees, and the assembly took different sides.

World English Bible
When he had said this, an argument arose between the Pharisees and Sadducees, and the assembly was divided.

Young's Literal Translation
And he having spoken this, there came a dissension of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees, and the crowd was divided,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Paul Before the Sanhedrin
6Then Paul, knowing that some of them were Sadducees and others Pharisees, called out in the Sanhedrin, “Brothers, I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee. It is because of my hope in the resurrection of the dead that I am on trial.” 7As soon as he had said this, a dispute broke out between the Pharisees and Sadducees, and the assembly was divided. 8For the Sadducees say that there is neither a resurrection, nor angels, nor spirits, but the Pharisees acknowledge them all.…

Cross References
Acts 23:6
Then Paul, knowing that some of them were Sadducees and others Pharisees, called out in the Sanhedrin, "Brothers, I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee. It is because of my hope in the resurrection of the dead that I am on trial."

Acts 23:8
For the Sadducees say that there is neither a resurrection, nor angels, nor spirits, but the Pharisees acknowledge them all.


Treasury of Scripture

And when he had so said, there arose a dissension between the Pharisees and the Sadducees: and the multitude was divided.

there.

Acts 14:4
But the multitude of the city was divided: and part held with the Jews, and part with the apostles.

Psalm 55:9
Destroy, O Lord, and divide their tongues: for I have seen violence and strife in the city.

Matthew 10:34
Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword.









(7) There arose a dissension between the Pharisees and the Sadducees.--As a strategic act St. Paul's words had immediately the effect which he desired. They prevented the hasty unanimous vote which might otherwise have united the two parties, as they had been united in the case of Stephen, in the condemnation of the blasphemer. What follows shows that it was not without results as regards the higher aim.

Verse 7. - Sadducees for the Sadducees, A.V.; assembly for multitude, A.V.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
As soon as
Τοῦτο (Touto)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3778: This; he, she, it.

he
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 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.

had said [this],
λαλοῦντος (lalountos)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's 2980: A prolonged form of an otherwise obsolete verb; to talk, i.e. Utter words.

a dispute
στάσις (stasis)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's 4714: From the base of histemi; a standing, i.e. position; by implication, a popular uprising; figuratively, controversy.

broke out
ἐγένετο (egeneto)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1096: A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. to become, used with great latitude.

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

Pharisees
Φαρισαίων (Pharisaiōn)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's 5330: Of Hebrew origin; a separatist, i.e. Exclusively religious; a Pharisean, i.e. Jewish sectary.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

Sadducees,
Σαδδουκαίων (Saddoukaiōn)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's 4523: Probably from Sadok; a Sadducaean, or follower of a certain heretical Israelite.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

the
τὸ (to)
Article - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

assembly
πλῆθος (plēthos)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's 4128: A multitude, crowd, great number, assemblage. From pletho; a fulness, i.e. A large number, throng, populace.

was divided.
ἐσχίσθη (eschisthē)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 4977: To rend, divide asunder, cleave. Apparently a primary verb; to split or sever.


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