Acts 21:31
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English Standard Version
And as they were seeking to kill him, word came to the tribune of the cohort that all Jerusalem was in confusion.

King James Bible
And as they went about to kill him, tidings came unto the chief captain of the band, that all Jerusalem was in an uproar.

American Standard Version
And as they were seeking to kill him, tidings came up to the chief captain of the band, that all Jerusalem was in confusion.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And as they went about to kill him, it was told the tribune of the band, That all Jerusalem was in confusion.

English Revised Version
And as they were seeking to kill him, tidings came up to the chief captain of the band, that all Jerusalem was in confusion.

Webster's Bible Translation
And as they went about to kill him, tidings came to the chief captain of the band, that all Jerusalem was in an uproar.

Weymouth New Testament
But while they were trying to kill Paul, word was taken up to the Tribune in command of the battalion, that all Jerusalem was in a ferment.

Acts 21:31 Parallel
Commentary
Vincent's Word Studies

Chief captain (χιλιάρχῳ)

A commander of a thousand men. See on Mark 6:21; and on centurion, Luke 7:2.

Band (σπείρης)

Or cohort. See on Mark 15:16. These troops were quartered in the tower of Antonia, which was at the northwestern corner of the temple-area, and communicated with the temple-cloisters by staircases.

Acts 21:31 Parallel Commentaries

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as.

Acts 22:22 And they gave him audience to this word, and then lifted up their voices, and said, Away with such a fellow from the earth...

Acts 26:9,10 I truly thought with myself, that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth...

John 16:2 They shall put you out of the synagogues: yes, the time comes, that whoever kills you will think that he does God service.

2 Corinthians 11:23 Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as a fool) I am more; in labors more abundant, in stripes above measure...

*etc:

chief.

Acts 23:17 Then Paul called one of the centurions to him, and said, Bring this young man to the chief captain...

Acts 24:7,22 But the chief captain Lysias came on us, and with great violence took him away out of our hands...

Acts 25:23 And on the morrow, when Agrippa was come, and Bernice, with great pomp, and was entered into the place of hearing...

John 18:12 Then the band and the captain and officers of the Jews took Jesus, and bound him,

that all.

Acts 21:38 Are not you that Egyptian, which before these days made an uproar...

Acts 17:5 But the Jews which believed not, moved with envy, took to them certain lewd fellows of the baser sort, and gathered a company...

Acts 19:40 For we are in danger to be called in question for this day's uproar...

1 Kings 1:41 And Adonijah and all the guests that were with him heard it as they had made an end of eating...

Matthew 26:5 But they said, Not on the feast day, lest there be an uproar among the people.

Mark 14:2 But they said, Not on the feast day, lest there be an uproar of the people.

Cross References
Matthew 27:27
Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the governor's headquarters, and they gathered the whole battalion before him.

Acts 10:1
At Caesarea there was a man named Cornelius, a centurion of what was known as the Italian Cohort,

Acts 26:21
For this reason the Jews seized me in the temple and tried to kill me.

2 Corinthians 11:26
on frequent journeys, in danger from rivers, danger from robbers, danger from my own people, danger from Gentiles, danger in the city, danger in the wilderness, danger at sea, danger from false brothers;

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