New International Version
That is why some Jews seized me in the temple courts and tried to kill me.
King James Bible
For these causes the Jews caught me in the temple, and went about to kill me.
Darby Bible Translation
On account of these things the Jews, having seized me in the temple, attempted to lay hands on and destroy me.
World English Bible
For this reason the Jews seized me in the temple, and tried to kill me.
Young's Literal Translation
because of these things the Jews -- having caught me in the temple -- were endeavouring to kill me.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For these causes the Jews - went about to kill me - These causes may be reduced to four heads: -
1. He had maintained the resurrection of the dead.
2. The resurrection of Christ, whom they had crucified and slain.
3. That this Jesus was the promised Messiah.
4. He had offered salvation to the Gentiles as well as to the Jews. He does not mention the accusation of having defiled the temple, nor of disloyalty to the Roman government; probably, because his adversaries had abandoned these charges at his preceding trial before Festus: see Acts 25:8; and see Calmet.
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When the seven days were nearly over, some Jews from the province of Asia saw Paul at the temple. They stirred up the whole crowd and seized him,
The whole city was aroused, and the people came running from all directions. Seizing Paul, they dragged him from the temple, and immediately the gates were shut.
While they were trying to kill him, news reached the commander of the Roman troops that the whole city of Jerusalem was in an uproar.
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