New International Version
The commander went to Paul and asked, "Tell me, are you a Roman citizen?" "Yes, I am," he answered.
King James Bible
Then the chief captain came, and said unto him, Tell me, art thou a Roman? He said, Yea.
Darby Bible Translation
And the chiliarch coming up said to him, Tell me, Art *thou* a Roman? And he said, Yes.
World English Bible
The commanding officer came and asked him, "Tell me, are you a Roman?" He said, "Yes."
Young's Literal Translation
and the chief captain having come near, said to him, 'Tell me, art thou a Roman?' and he said, 'Yes;'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And as they bound him, etc. - They were going to tie him to a post, that they might scourge him.
Is it lawful, etc. - The Roman law absolutely forbade the binding of a Roman citizen. See the note on Acts 16:37.
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'And it came to pass, that, when I was come again to Jerusalem, even while I prayed in the Temple, I was in a trance; 18. And saw Him saying unto me, Make haste, and get thee quickly out of Jerusalem: for they will not receive thy testimony concerning Me. 19. And I said, Lord, they know that I imprisoned and beat in every synagogue them that believed on Thee: 20. And when the blood of Thy martyr Stephen was shed, I also was standing by, and consenting unto his death, and kept the raiment of them …
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Then the detachment of soldiers with its commander and the Jewish officials arrested Jesus. They bound him
When the centurion heard this, he went to the commander and reported it. "What are you going to do?" he asked. "This man is a Roman citizen."
Then the commander said, "I had to pay a lot of money for my citizenship." "But I was born a citizen," Paul replied.
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