Acts 6:12
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New American Standard Bible
And they stirred up the people, the elders and the scribes, and they came up to him and dragged him away and brought him before the Council.

King James Bible
And they stirred up the people, and the elders, and the scribes, and came upon him, and caught him, and brought him to the council,

Darby Bible Translation
And they roused the people, and the elders, and the scribes. And coming upon him they seized him and brought him to the council.

World English Bible
They stirred up the people, the elders, and the scribes, and came against him and seized him, and brought him in to the council,

Young's Literal Translation
They did stir up also the people, and the elders, and the scribes, and having come upon him, they caught him, and brought him to the sanhedrim;

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

And they stirred up the people - They "excited" the people, or alarmed their fears, as had been done before when they sought to put the Lord Jesus to death, Matthew 27:20.

The elders - The members of the Sanhedrin, or Great Council.

Scribes - See the notes on Matthew 2:4.

To the council - To the Sanhedrin, or the Great Council of the nation, which claimed jurisdiction in the matters of religion. See the notes on Matthew 2:4.

Acts 6:12 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Filled with the Spirit
'Men ... full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom.' ... 'A man full of faith and of the Holy Ghost....' 'Stephen, full of faith and power.'--ACTS vi. 3, 5, 8. I have taken the liberty of wrenching these three fragments from their context, because of their remarkable parallelism, which is evidently intended to set us thinking of the connection of the various characteristics which they set forth. The first of them is a description, given by the Apostles, of the sort of man whom they conceived to be fit to
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts

The Signs
There are indications that to some of those who took part in the crucifixion of Christ His death presented hardly anything to distinguish it from an ordinary execution; and there were others who were anxious to believe that it had no features which were extraordinary. But God did not leave His Son altogether without witness. The end of the Saviour's sufferings was accompanied by certain signs, which showed the interest excited by them in the world unseen. I. The first sign was the rending of the
James Stalker—The Trial and Death of Jesus Christ

The Acts of the Apostles
THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES by ELLEN G. WHITE This is a public domain book, published in 1911. The author Ellen G. White was one of the early women writer in the history of America. The raw etext was provided by the Trustees of Ellen G. White Publications, 12501 Old Columbia Pike, Silver Springs, Maryland 20904. May 6, 1994. contact: seewei@orion.cc.andrews.edu (See-Wei Toh) This text is in the public domain, posted to wiretap MAY 1994. PREFACE The fifth book of the New Testament has been known from
Ellen Gould White—The Acts of the Apostles

The Seven Deacons
In those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration." The early church was made up of many classes of people, of various nationalities. At the time of the outpouring of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost, "there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, devout men, out of every nation under heaven." Acts 2:5. Among those of the Hebrew faith who were gathered at Jerusalem were some
Ellen Gould White—The Acts of the Apostles

Cross References
Matthew 5:22
"But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother shall be guilty before the court; and whoever says to his brother, 'You good-for-nothing,' shall be guilty before the supreme court; and whoever says, 'You fool,' shall be guilty enough to go into the fiery hell.

Luke 20:1
On one of the days while He was teaching the people in the temple and preaching the gospel, the chief priests and the scribes with the elders confronted Him,

Acts 4:1
As they were speaking to the people, the priests and the captain of the temple guard and the Sadducees came up to them,

Acts 6:11
Then they secretly induced men to say, "We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses and against God."

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