Acts 23:20
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English Standard Version
And he said, “The Jews have agreed to ask you to bring Paul down to the council tomorrow, as though they were going to inquire somewhat more closely about him.

King James Bible
And he said, The Jews have agreed to desire thee that thou wouldest bring down Paul to morrow into the council, as though they would inquire somewhat of him more perfectly.

American Standard Version
And he said, The Jews have agreed to ask thee to bring down Paul tomorrow unto the council, as though thou wouldest inquire somewhat more exactly concerning him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said: The Jews have agreed to desire thee, that thou wouldst bring forth Paul to morrow into the council, as if they meant to inquire some thing more certain touching him.

English Revised Version
And he said, The Jews have agreed to ask thee to bring down Paul tomorrow unto the council, as though thou wouldest inquire somewhat more exactly concerning him.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he said, The Jews have agreed to desire thee, that thou wouldst bring down Paul to-morrow into the council, as though they would inquire somewhat concerning him more perfectly.

Weymouth New Testament
"The Jews," he replied, "have agreed to request you to bring Paul down to the Sanhedrin to-morrow for the purpose of making yourself more accurately acquainted with the case.

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The Jews.

Acts 23:12 And when it was day, certain of the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse...

as.

Acts 23:15 Now therefore you with the council signify to the chief captain that he bring him down to you to morrow...

Psalm 12:2 They speak vanity every one with his neighbor: with flattering lips and with a double heart do they speak.

Daniel 6:5-12 Then said these men, We shall not find any occasion against this Daniel, except we find it against him concerning the law of his God...

Cross References
Acts 22:30
But on the next day, desiring to know the real reason why he was being accused by the Jews, he unbound him and commanded the chief priests and all the council to meet, and he brought Paul down and set him before them.

Acts 23:1
And looking intently at the council, Paul said, "Brothers, I have lived my life before God in all good conscience up to this day."

Acts 23:6
Now when Paul perceived that one part were Sadducees and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, "Brothers, I am a Pharisee, a son of Pharisees. It is with respect to the hope and the resurrection of the dead that I am on trial."

Acts 23:14
They went to the chief priests and elders and said, "We have strictly bound ourselves by an oath to taste no food till we have killed Paul.

Acts 23:19
The tribune took him by the hand, and going aside asked him privately, "What is it that you have to tell me?"

Acts 23:30
And when it was disclosed to me that there would be a plot against the man, I sent him to you at once, ordering his accusers also to state before you what they have against him."

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