New American Standard Bible
They stirred up the crowd and the city authorities who heard these things.
King James Bible
And they troubled the people and the rulers of the city, when they heard these things.
Darby Bible Translation
And they troubled the crowd and the politarchs when they heard these things.
World English Bible
The multitude and the rulers of the city were troubled when they heard these things.
Young's Literal Translation
And they troubled the multitude and the city rulers, hearing these things,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And they troubled the people - They excited the people to commotion and alarm. The rulers feared the tumult that was excited, and the people feared the Romans, when they heard the charge that there were rebels against the government in their city. It does not appear that there was a disposition in the rulers or the people to persecute the apostles; but they were excited and alarmed by the representations of the Jews, and by the mob that they had collected.
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