New Living Translation
When I was in Damascus, the governor under King Aretas kept guards at the city gates to catch me.
King James Bible
In Damascus the governor under Aretas the king kept the city of the Damascenes with a garrison, desirous to apprehend me:
Darby Bible Translation
In Damascus the ethnarch of Aretas the king kept the city of the Damascenes shut up, wishing to take me;
World English Bible
In Damascus the governor under King Aretas guarded the city of the Damascenes desiring to arrest me.
Young's Literal Translation
In Damascus the ethnarch of Aretas the king was watching the city of the Damascenes, wishing to seize me,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:32 The governor under Aretas - King of Arabia and Syria of which Damascus was a chief city, willing to oblige the Jews, kept the city - Setting guards at all the gates day and night.
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