Acts 5:22
New International Version
But on arriving at the jail, the officers did not find them there. So they went back and reported,

New Living Translation
But when the Temple guards went to the jail, the men were gone. So they returned to the council and reported,

English Standard Version
But when the officers came, they did not find them in the prison, so they returned and reported,

Berean Study Bible
But on arriving at the jail, the officers did not find them there. So they returned with the report:

Berean Literal Bible
But the officers, having come, did not find them in the prison. And having returned, they reported back,

King James Bible
But when the officers came, and found them not in the prison, they returned, and told,

New King James Version
But when the officers came and did not find them in the prison, they returned and reported,

New American Standard Bible
But the officers who came did not find them in the prison; and they returned and reported,

NASB 1995
But the officers who came did not find them in the prison; and they returned and reported back,

NASB 1977
But the officers who came did not find them in the prison; and they returned, and reported back,

Amplified Bible
But when the officers arrived, they did not find them in the prison; and they came back and reported,

Christian Standard Bible
But when the servants got there, they did not find them in the jail; so they returned and reported,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But when the temple police got there, they did not find them in the jail, so they returned and reported, "

American Standard Version
But the officers that came found them not in the prison; and they returned, and told,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And when those who were sent went from them, they did not find them in prison and they returned and came,

Contemporary English Version
The temple police who were sent to the jail did not find the apostles. They returned and said,

Douay-Rheims Bible
But when the ministers came, and opening the prison, found them not there, they returned and told,

English Revised Version
But the officers that came found them not in the prison; and they returned, and told,

Good News Translation
But when the officials arrived, they did not find the apostles in prison, so they returned to the Council and reported,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When the temple guards arrived at the prison, they didn't find the apostles. The guards came back and reported,

International Standard Version
When the Temple police got there, they did not find them in the prison. They came back and reported,

Literal Standard Version
and the officers having come, did not find them in the prison, and having turned back, they told,

NET Bible
But the officers who came for them did not find them in the prison, so they returned and reported,

New Heart English Bible
But the officers who came did not find them in the prison. They returned and reported,

Weymouth New Testament
But the officers went and could not find them in the prison. So they came back and brought word,

World English Bible
But the officers who came didn't find them in the prison. They returned and reported,

Young's Literal Translation
and the officers having come, did not find them in the prison, and having turned back, they told,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Apostles Arrested and Freed
21At daybreak the apostles entered the temple courts as they had been told and began to teach the people. When the high priest and his associates arrived, they convened the Sanhedrin—the full assembly of the elders of Israel—and sent to the jail for the apostles. 22But on arriving at the jail, the officers did not find them there. So they returned with the report: 23“We found the jail securely locked, with the guards posted at the doors; but when we opened them, we found no one inside.”…

Cross References
Matthew 26:58
But Peter followed Him at a distance, right up to the courtyard of the high priest. And he went in and sat down with the guards to see the outcome.

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 5:26
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

But when the officers came, and found them not in the prison, they returned and told,









Verse 22. - The officers that came for when the officers came and, A.V. and T.R.; and they returned for they returned, A.V.

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

on arriving
παραγενόμενοι (paragenomenoi)
Verb - Aorist Participle Middle - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3854: From para and ginomai; to become near, i.e. Approach; by implication, to appear publicly.

at
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

the
τῇ (tē)
Article - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

jail,
φυλακῇ (phylakē)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's 5438: From phulasso; a guarding or, the act, the person; figuratively, the place, the condition, or, the time, literally or figuratively.

the
οἱ (hoi)
Article - Nominative 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.

officers
ὑπηρέται (hypēretai)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 5257: From hupo and a derivative of eresso; an under-oarsman, i.e. subordinate.

did not find
εὗρον (heuron)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 2147: A prolonged form of a primary heuro, which heureo is used for it in all the tenses except the present and imperfect to find.

them [there].
αὐτοὺς (autous)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative Masculine 3rd Person Plural
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.

[So]
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

they returned
ἀναστρέψαντες (anastrepsantes)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 390: From ana and strepho; to overturn; also to return; by implication, to busy oneself, i.e. Remain, live.

with the report:
ἀπήγγειλαν (apēngeilan)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 518: To report (from one place to another), bring a report, announce, declare. From apo and the base of aggelos; to announce.


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