New American Standard Bible
Paul called one of the centurions to him and said, "Lead this young man to the commander, for he has something to report to him."
King James Bible
Then Paul called one of the centurions unto him, and said, Bring this young man unto the chief captain: for he hath a certain thing to tell him.
Darby Bible Translation
And Paul, having called one of the centurions, said, Take this youth to the chiliarch, for he has something to report to him.
World English Bible
Paul summoned one of the centurions, and said, "Bring this young man to the commanding officer, for he has something to tell him."
Young's Literal Translation
and Paul having called near one of the centurions, said, 'This young man lead unto the chief captain, for he hath something to tell him.'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Called one of the centurions - Who might at that time have had special charge of the castle, or been on guard. Paul had the most positive divine assurance that his life would be spared, and that he would yet see Rome; but he always understood the divine promises and purposes as being consistent with his own efforts, and with all proper measures of prudence and diligence in securing his own safety. He did not rest merely on the divine promises without any effort of his own, but he took encouragement from those promises to put forth his own exertions for security and for salvation.
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But the son of Paul's sister heard of their ambush, and he came and entered the barracks and told Paul.
So he took him and led him to the commander and said, "Paul the prisoner called me to him and asked me to lead this young man to you since he has something to tell you."
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