Acts 22:5
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English Standard Version
as the high priest and the whole council of elders can bear me witness. From them I received letters to the brothers, and I journeyed toward Damascus to take those also who were there and bring them in bonds to Jerusalem to be punished.

King James Bible
As also the high priest doth bear me witness, and all the estate of the elders: from whom also I received letters unto the brethren, and went to Damascus, to bring them which were there bound unto Jerusalem, for to be punished.

American Standard Version
As also the high priest doth bear me witness, and all the estate of the elders: from whom also I received letters unto the brethren, and journeyed to Damascus to bring them also that were there unto Jerusalem in bonds to be punished.

Douay-Rheims Bible
As the high priest doth bear me witness, and all the ancients: from whom also receiving letters to the brethren, I went to Damascus, that I might bring them bound from thence to Jerusalem to be punished.

English Revised Version
As also the high priest doth bear me witness, and all the estate of the elders: from whom also I received letters unto the brethren, and journeyed to Damascus, to bring them also which were there unto Jerusalem in bonds, for to be punished.

Webster's Bible Translation
As also the high priest doth bear me testimony, and all the estate of the elders; from whom also I received letters to the brethren, and went to Damascus, to bring them who were there bound to Jerusalem, to be punished.

Weymouth New Testament
as the High Priest also and all the Elders can bear me witness. It was, too, from them that I received letters to the brethren in Damascus, and I was already on my way to Damascus, intending to bring those also who had fled there, in chains to Jerusalem, to be punished.

Acts 22:5 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Estate of the elders (πρεσβυτέριον)

The eldership or Sanhedrim.

Went

The imperfect: was journeying.

Acts 22:5 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

also.

Acts 9:1,2,14 And Saul, yet breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest...

Acts 26:10,12 Which thing I also did in Jerusalem: and many of the saints did I shut up in prison, having received authority from the chief priests...

and all.

Acts 4:5 And it came to pass on the morrow, that their rulers, and elders, and scribes,

Acts 5:21 And when they heard that, they entered into the temple early in the morning, and taught. But the high priest came...

Luke 22:66 And as soon as it was day, the elders of the people and the chief priests and the scribes came together, and led him into their council...

the brethren.

Acts 22:1 Men, brothers, and fathers, hear you my defense which I make now to you.

Romans 9:3,4 For I could wish that myself were accursed from Christ for my brothers, my kinsmen according to the flesh...

Cross References
Luke 22:66
When day came, the assembly of the elders of the people gathered together, both chief priests and scribes. And they led him away to their council, and they said,

Acts 1:15
In those days Peter stood up among the brothers (the company of persons was in all about 120) and said,

Acts 2:29
"Brothers, I may say to you with confidence about the patriarch David that he both died and was buried, and his tomb is with us to this day.

Acts 3:17
"And now, brothers, I know that you acted in ignorance, as did also your rulers.

Acts 5:21
And when they heard this, they entered the temple at daybreak and began to teach. Now when the high priest came, and those who were with him, they called together the council, all the senate of the people of Israel, and sent to the prison to have them brought.

Acts 9:1
But Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest

Acts 9:2
and asked him for letters to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any belonging to the Way, men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.

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