Acts 24:6
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English Standard Version
He even tried to profane the temple, but we seized him.

King James Bible
Who also hath gone about to profane the temple: whom we took, and would have judged according to our law.

American Standard Version
who moreover assayed to profane the temple: on whom also we laid hold: and we would have judged him according to our law.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who also hath gone about to profane the temple: whom, we having apprehended, would also have judged according to our law.

English Revised Version
who moreover assayed to profane the temple: on whom also we laid hold:

Webster's Bible Translation
Who also hath gone about to profane the temple: whom we took, and would have judged according to our law.

Weymouth New Testament
He even attempted to profane the Temple, but we arrested him.

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Vincent's Word Studies

To profane (βεβηλῶσαι)

The word is akin to βηλός, threshold, and βαίνω, to step; and its fundamental idea, therefore, is that of overstepping the threshold of sacred places. The word profane is the Latin pro fanum, in front of the sanctuary; that which is kept outside the fane because unholy.

We laid hold

The best texts omit all after these words as far as by examining.

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gone.

Acts 24:12 And they neither found me in the temple disputing with any man, neither raising up the people, neither in the synagogues...

Acts 19:37 For you have brought here these men, which are neither robbers of churches, nor yet blasphemers of your goddess.

Acts 21:27-29 And when the seven days were almost ended, the Jews which were of Asia, when they saw him in the temple, stirred up all the people...

whom.

Acts 21:30-32 And all the city was moved, and the people ran together: and they took Paul, and drew him out of the temple...

Acts 22:23 And as they cried out, and cast off their clothes, and threw dust into the air,

Acts 23:10-15 And when there arose a great dissension, the chief captain, fearing lest Paul should have been pulled in pieces of them...

and.

John 18:31 Then said Pilate to them, Take you him, and judge him according to your law. The Jews therefore said to him...

John 19:7,8 The Jews answered him, We have a law, and by our law he ought to die, because he made himself the Son of God...

Cross References
Acts 21:28
crying out, "Men of Israel, help! This is the man who is teaching everyone everywhere against the people and the law and this place. Moreover, he even brought Greeks into the temple and has defiled this holy place."

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