Acts 5:37
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English Standard Version
After him Judas the Galilean rose up in the days of the census and drew away some of the people after him. He too perished, and all who followed him were scattered.

King James Bible
After this man rose up Judas of Galilee in the days of the taxing, and drew away much people after him: he also perished; and all, even as many as obeyed him, were dispersed.

American Standard Version
After this man rose up Judas of Galilee in the days of the enrolment, and drew away'some of the people after him: he also perished; and all, as many as obeyed him, were scattered abroad.

Douay-Rheims Bible
After this man, rose up Judas of Galilee, in the days of the enrolling, and drew away the people after him: he also perished; and all, even as many as consented to him, were dispersed.

English Revised Version
After this man rose up Judas of Galilee in the days of the enrollment, and drew away some of the people after him: he also perished; and all, as many as obeyed him, were scattered abroad.

Webster's Bible Translation
After this man rose Judas of Galilee, in the days of the taxing, and drew away many people after him: he also perished; and all, even as many as obeyed him, were dispersed.

Weymouth New Testament
After him, at the time of the Census, came Judas, the Galilaean, and was the leader in a revolt. He too perished, and all his followers were scattered.

Acts 5:37 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Obeyed

Note the word for obeyed (ἐπείθοντο) implying the persuasive power of Theudas' boasting. See on Acts 5:29.

Taxing (ἀπογραφῆς)

See on Luke 2:1, Luke 2:2.

Much people

The best texts omit much.

Were dispersed (διεσκορπίθησαν)

See on Matthew 25:24.

Acts 5:37 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Judas.

Luke 2:1 And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed.

Luke 13:1 There were present at that season some that told him of the Galilaeans, whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices.

he also.

Job 20:5-9 That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment...

Psalm 7:14,15 Behold, he travails with iniquity, and has conceived mischief, and brought forth falsehood...

Psalm 9:15,16 The heathen are sunk down in the pit that they made: in the net which they hid is their own foot taken...

Matthew 26:52 Then said Jesus to him, Put up again your sword into his place: for all they that take the sword shall perish with the sword.

Luke 13:1,2 There were present at that season some that told him of the Galilaeans, whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices...

Cross References
Matthew 26:69
Now Peter was sitting outside in the courtyard. And a servant girl came up to him and said, "You also were with Jesus the Galilean."

Luke 2:2
This was the first registration when Quirinius was governor of Syria.

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