New Living Translation
As they were trying to kill him, word reached the commander of the Roman regiment that all Jerusalem was in an uproar.
King James Bible
And as they went about to kill him, tidings came unto the chief captain of the band, that all Jerusalem was in an uproar.
Darby Bible Translation
And as they were seeking to kill him, a representation came to the chiliarch of the band that the whole of Jerusalem was in a tumult;
World English Bible
As they were trying to kill him, news came up to the commanding officer of the regiment that all Jerusalem was in an uproar.
Young's Literal Translation
and they seeking to kill him, a rumour came to the chief captain of the band that all Jerusalem hath been thrown into confusion,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
21:31 And as they went about to kill him - It was a rule among the Jews, that any uncircumcised person who came into the inner temple, might be stoned without farther process. And they seemed to think Paul, who brought such in thither, deserved no better treatment. Word came to the tribune - A cohort or detachment of soldiers, belonging to the Roman legion, which lodged in the adjacent castle of Antonia, were stationed on feast days near the temple, to prevent disorders. It is evident, Lysias himself was not present, when the tumult began. Probably he was the oldest Roman tribune (or colonel) then at Jerusalem. And as such he was the commanding officer of the legion quartered at the castle.
LibraryAs Thou Wilt.
"The will of the Lord be done."--Acts 21:14. "Wie Gott will! also will ich sagen." Neumeister. transl., Jane Borthwick, 1858 As Thou wilt, my God! I ever say; What Thou wilt is ever best for me; What have I to do with earthly care, Since to-morrow I may leave with Thee? Lord, Thou knowest, I am not my own, All my hope and help depend on Thee alone. As Thou wilt! still I can believe; Never did the word of promise fail. Faith can hold it fast, and feel it sure, Though temptations cloud and fears …
Jane Borthwick—Hymns from the Land of Luther
Paul a Prisoner
The Way to the Kingdom
India as Carey Found It
Some of the governor's soldiers took Jesus into their headquarters and called out the entire regiment.
In Caesarea there lived a Roman army officer named Cornelius, who was a captain of the Italian Regiment.
Some Jews arrested me in the Temple for preaching this, and they tried to kill me.
2 Corinthians 11:26
I have traveled on many long journeys. I have faced danger from rivers and from robbers. I have faced danger from my own people, the Jews, as well as from the Gentiles. I have faced danger in the cities, in the deserts, and on the seas. And I have faced danger from men who claim to be believers but are not.
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