New American Standard Bible
But the people of the city were divided; and some sided with the Jews, and some with the apostles.
King James Bible
But the multitude of the city was divided: and part held with the Jews, and part with the apostles.
Darby Bible Translation
And the multitude of the city was divided, and some were with the Jews and some with the apostles.
World English Bible
But the multitude of the city was divided. Part sided with the Jews, and part with the apostles.
Young's Literal Translation
And the multitude of the city was divided, and some were with the Jews, and some with the apostles,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Was divided - Into parties. Greek: there was a schism - Ἐσχίσθη Eschisthē.
And part held with the Jews - Held to the doctrines of the Jews, in opposition to the apostles. A revival of religion often produces excitement by the bad passions of opposers. The enemies of the truth form parties, and organize opposition. It is no uncommon thing even now for such parties to be formed; but the fault is not in Christianity. It lies with those who form a party against religion, and who confederate themselves, as was done here, to oppose it.
LibraryDeified and Stoned
'And when the people saw what Paul had done, they lifted up their voices, saying in the speech of Lycaonia, The gods are come down to us in the likeness of men. 12. And they called Barnabas, Jupiter; and Paul, Mercurius, because he was the chief speaker. 13. Then the priest of Jupiter, which was before their city, brought oxen and garlands unto the gates, and would have done sacrifice with the people. 14. Which when the apostles, Barnabas and Paul, heard of, they rent their clothes, and ran in among …
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But when the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy and began contradicting the things spoken by Paul, and were blaspheming.
But the Jews incited the devout women of prominence and the leading men of the city, and instigated a persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and drove them out of their district.
But the Jews who disbelieved stirred up the minds of the Gentiles and embittered them against the brethren.
And when an attempt was made by both the Gentiles and the Jews with their rulers, to mistreat and to stone them,
But when the apostles Barnabas and Paul heard of it, they tore their robes and rushed out into the crowd, crying out
But Jews came from Antioch and Iconium, and having won over the crowds, they stoned Paul and dragged him out of the city, supposing him to be dead.
And some of them were persuaded and joined Paul and Silas, along with a large number of the God-fearing Greeks and a number of the leading women.
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