Acts 16:38
Good News Translation
The police officers reported these words to the Roman officials; and when they heard that Paul and Silas were Roman citizens, they were afraid.

Contemporary English Version
When the police told the officials that Paul and Silas were Roman citizens, the officials were afraid.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And let us out themselves. And the serjeants told these words to the magistrates. And they were afraid: hearing that they were Romans.

New American Bible
The lictors reported these words to the magistrates, and they became alarmed when they heard that they were Roman citizens.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And let us out themselves. And the serjeants told these words to the magistrates. And they were afraid: hearing that they were Romans.

and they.

Acts 22:29 Immediately therefore they departed from him that were about to torture him. The tribune also was afraid after he understood that he was a Roman citizen and because he had bound him.

Matthew 14:5 And having a mind to put him to death, he feared the people: because they esteemed him as a prophet.

Matthew 21:46 And seeking to lay hands on him, they feared the multitudes, because they held him as a prophet.

Context
An Official Apology
37But Paul said to them: They have beaten us publicly, uncondemned, men that are Romans, and have cast us into prison. And now do they thrust us out privately? Not so: but let them come. 38And let us out themselves. And the serjeants told these words to the magistrates. And they were afraid: hearing that they were Romans. 39And coming, they besought them: and bringing them out, they desired them to depart out of the city.…
Cross References
Luke 12:11
And when they shall bring you into the synagogues and to magistrates and powers, be not solicitous how or what you shall answer, or what you shall say.

Acts 16:35
And when the day was come, the magistrates sent the serjeants, saying: Let those men go.

Acts 22:29
Immediately therefore they departed from him that were about to torture him. The tribune also was afraid after he understood that he was a Roman citizen and because he had bound him.

Additional Translations
So the officers relayed this message to the magistrates, who were alarmed to hear that Paul and Silas were Roman citizens.

And the officers reported these words to the captains, and they were afraid, having heard that they are Romans.

And the sergeants told these words to the magistrates: and they feared, when they heard that they were Romans.

And the sergeants reported these words unto the magistrates: and they feared when they heard that they were Romans;

And the lictors reported these words to the praetors. And they were afraid when they heard they were Romans.

And the serjeants reported these words unto the magistrates: and they feared, when they heard that they were Romans;

And the sergeants told these words to the magistrates: and they feared when they heard that they were Romans.

This answer the lictors took back to the praetors, who were alarmed when they were told that Paul and Silas were Roman citizens.

The sergeants reported these words to the magistrates, and they were afraid when they heard that they were Romans,

And the rod-bearers told to the magistrates these sayings, and they were afraid, having heard that they are Romans,
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