New American Standard Bible
The commander took him by the hand and stepping aside, began to inquire of him privately, "What is it that you have to report to me?"
King James Bible
Then the chief captain took him by the hand, and went with him aside privately, and asked him, What is that thou hast to tell me?
Darby Bible Translation
And the chiliarch having taken him by the hand, and having gone apart in private, inquired, What is it that thou hast to report to me?
World English Bible
The commanding officer took him by the hand, and going aside, asked him privately, "What is it that you have to tell me?"
Young's Literal Translation
And the chief captain having taken him by the hand, and having withdrawn by themselves, inquired, 'What is that which thou hast to tell me?'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Took him by the hand - As an expression of kindness and civility. He did it to draw him aside from the multitude, that he might communicate his message privately.
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So the Roman cohort and the commander and the officers of the Jews, arrested Jesus and bound Him,
And they took him and brought him to the Areopagus, saying, "May we know what this new teaching is which you are proclaiming?
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."
And he said, "The Jews have agreed to ask you to bring Paul down tomorrow to the Council, as though they were going to inquire somewhat more thoroughly about him.
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