New International Version
So the soldiers, carrying out their orders, took Paul with them during the night and brought him as far as Antipatris.
King James Bible
Then the soldiers, as it was commanded them, took Paul, and brought him by night to Antipatris.
Darby Bible Translation
The soldiers therefore, according to what was ordered them, took Paul and brought him by night to Antipatris,
World English Bible
So the soldiers, carrying out their orders, took Paul and brought him by night to Antipatris.
Young's Literal Translation
Then, indeed, the soldiers according to that directed them, having taken up Paul, brought him through the night to Antipatris,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Antipatris - This place, according to Josephus, Antiq. lib. xiii. cap. 23, was anciently called Capharsaba, and is supposed to be the same which, in 1 Maccabees 7:31, is called Capharsalama, or Carphasalama. It was rebuilt by Herod the Great, and denominated Antipatris, in honor of his father Antipater. It was situated between Joppa and Caesarea, on the road from Jerusalem to this latter city. Josephus says it was fifty stadia from Joppa. The distance between Jerusalem and Caesarea was about seventy miles.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'And the night following the Lord stood by him, and said, Be of good cheer, Paul: for as thou hast testified of Me in Jerusalem, so must thou bear witness also at Rome.'--ACTS xxiii. 11. It had long been Paul's ambition to 'preach the Gospel to you that are at Rome also.' His settled policy, as shown by this Book of the Acts, was to fly at the head, to attack the great centres of population. We trace him from Antioch to Philippi, Thessalonica, Athens, Corinth, Ephesus; and of course Rome was the …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
Antipatris. Caphar Salama.
Quirinius the Governor of Syria
Early Life the Place of Paul +The Man
When I was informed of a plot to be carried out against the man, I sent him to you at once. I also ordered his accusers to present to you their case against him.
The next day they let the cavalry go on with him, while they returned to the barracks.
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