Acts 23:10
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekStrong'sOrigin
And as a greatΠολλῆς
(pollēs)
4183: much, manya prim. word
dissensionστάσεως
(staseōs)
4714b: a standing, by impl. an insurrection, fig. strifefrom histémi
was developing,γινομένης
(ginomenēs)
1096: to come into being, to happen, to becomefrom a prim. root gen-
the commanderχιλίαρχος
(chiliarchos)
5506: a chiliarch, a commander of a thousandfrom chilioi and archos (leader)
was afraidφοβηθεὶς
(phobētheis)
5399: to put to flight, to terrify, frightenfrom phobos
PaulΠαῦλος
(paulos)
3972: (Sergius) Paulus (a Rom. proconsul), also Paul (an apostle)of Latin origin
would be torn to piecesδιασπασθῇ
(diaspasthē)
1288: to draw apart, tear asunderfrom dia and spaó
by them and orderedἐκέλευσεν
(ekeleusen)
2753: to commandfrom kelomai (to urge on)
the troopsστράτευμα
(strateuma)
4753: an expedition, an army, a company of soldiersfrom strateuó
to go downκαταβὰν
(kataban)
2597: to go downfrom kata and the same as basis
and take him away from them by force,ἁρπάσαι
(arpasai)
726: to seize, catch up, snatch awayfrom a prim. root harp-
and bringἄγειν
(agein)
71: to lead, bring, carrya prim. verb
him into the barracks.παρεμβολήν
(parembolēn)
3925b: an insertion, an army in battle array, barracksfrom paremballó









KJV Lexicon
πολλης  adjective - genitive singular feminine
polus  pol-oos':  abundant, altogether, common, far (passed, spent), (be of a) great (age, deal, -ly, while), long, many, much, oft(-en (-times), plenteous, sore, straitly.
δε  conjunction
de  deh:  but, and, etc. -- also, and, but, moreover, now (often unexpressed in English).
γενομενης  verb - second aorist middle deponent participle - genitive singular feminine
ginomai  ghin'-om-ahee:  to cause to be (gen-erate), i.e. (reflexively) to become (come into being), used with great latitude (literal, figurative, intensive, etc.)
στασεως  noun - genitive singular feminine
stasis  stas'-is:  a standing (properly, the act), i.e. (by analogy) position (existence); by implication, a popular uprising; figuratively, controversy -- dissension, insurrection, standing, uproar.
ευλαβηθεις  verb - aorist passive participle - nominative singular masculine
eulabeomai  yoo-lab-eh'-om-ahee:  to be circumspect, i.e. (by implication) to be apprehensive; religiously, to reverence -- (moved with) fear.
ο  definite article - nominative singular masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
χιλιαρχος  noun - nominative singular masculine
chiliarchos  khil-ee'-ar-khos:  the commander of a thousand soldiers (chiliarch; i.e. colonel -- (chief, high) captain.
μη  particle - nominative
me  may:  any but (that), forbear, God forbid, lack, lest, neither, never, no (wise in), none, nor, (can-)not, nothing, that not, un(-taken), without.
διασπασθη  verb - aorist passive subjunctive - third person singular
diaspao  dee-as-pah'-o:  to draw apart, i.e. sever or dismember -- pluck asunder, pull in pieces.
ο  definite article - nominative singular masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
παυλος  noun - nominative singular masculine
Paulos  pow'-los:  Paulus, the name of a Roman and of an apostle -- Paul, Paulus.
υπ  preposition
hupo  hoop-o':  under, i.e. (with the genitive case) of place (beneath), or with verbs (the agency or means, through); (with the accusative case) of place (whither (underneath) or where (below) or time
αυτων  personal pronoun - genitive plural masculine
autos  ow-tos':  the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons
εκελευσεν  verb - aorist active indicative - third person singular
keleuo  kel-yoo'-o:  hail; to incite by word, i.e. order -- bid, (at, give) command(-ment).
το  definite article - accusative singular neuter
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
στρατευμα  noun - accusative singular neuter
strateuma  strat'-yoo-mah:  an armament, i.e. (by implication) a body of troops (more or less extensive or systematic) -- army, soldier, man of war.
καταβηναι  verb - second aorist active middle or passive deponent
katabaino  kat-ab-ah'-ee-no:  to descend -- come (get, go, step) down, fall (down).
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
αρπασαι  verb - aorist active middle or passive deponent
harpazo  har-pad'-zo:  to seize (in various applications) -- catch (away, up), pluck, pull, take (by force).
αυτον  personal pronoun - accusative singular masculine
autos  ow-tos':  the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons
εκ  preposition
ek  ek:  a primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause literal or figurative; direct or remote)
μεσου  adjective - genitive singular neuter
mesos  mes'-os:  middle (as an adjective or (neuter) noun) -- among, before them, between, + forth, mid(-day, -night), midst, way.
αυτων  personal pronoun - genitive plural masculine
autos  ow-tos':  the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons
αγειν  verb - present active middle or passive deponent
ago  ag'-o:  to lead; by implication, to bring, drive, (reflexively) go, (specially) pass (time), or (figuratively) induce -- be, bring (forth), carry, (let) go, keep, lead away, be open.
τε  particle
te  teh:  also, and, both, even, then, whether. Often used in composition, usually as the latter participle.
εις  preposition
eis  ice:  to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases
την  definite article - accusative singular feminine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
παρεμβολην  noun - accusative singular feminine
parembole  par-em-bol-ay':  a throwing in beside (juxtaposition), i.e. (specially), battle-array, encampment or barracks (tower Antonia) -- army, camp, castle.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
And as a great dissension was developing, the commander was afraid Paul would be torn to pieces by them and ordered the troops to go down and take him away from them by force, and bring him into the barracks.

King James Bible
And when there arose a great dissension, the chief captain, fearing lest Paul should have been pulled in pieces of them, commanded the soldiers to go down, and to take him by force from among them, and to bring him into the castle.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When the dispute became violent, the commander feared that Paul might be torn apart by them and ordered the troops to go down, rescue him from them, and bring him into the barracks.

International Standard Version
The quarrel was becoming violent, and the tribune was afraid that they would tear Paul to pieces. So he ordered the soldiers to go down, take him away from them by force, and bring him into the barracks.

NET Bible
When the argument became so great the commanding officer feared that they would tear Paul to pieces, he ordered the detachment to go down, take him away from them by force, and bring him into the barracks.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And when there was a great uproar among them, the Chiliarch was afraid lest they would tear Paulus apart, and he sent Romans to go snatch him from their midst and bring him to the encampment.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The quarrel was becoming violent, and the officer was afraid that they would tear Paul to pieces. So the officer ordered his soldiers to drag Paul back to the barracks.

King James 2000 Bible
And when there arose a great dissension, the chief captain, fearing lest Paul should have been pulled in pieces by them, commanded the soldiers to go down, and to take him by force from among them, and to bring him into the barracks.
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