New American Standard Bible
Seven sons of one Sceva, a Jewish chief priest, were doing this.
King James Bible
And there were seven sons of one Sceva, a Jew, and chief of the priests, which did so.
Darby Bible Translation
And there were certain men, seven sons of Sceva, Jewish high priest, who were doing this.
World English Bible
There were seven sons of one Sceva, a Jewish chief priest, who did this.
Young's Literal Translation
and there were certain -- seven sons of Sceva, a Jew, a chief priest -- who are doing this thing;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
One Sceva - Sceva is a Greek name, but nothing more is known of him.
Chief of the priests - This cannot mean that he was high priest among the Jews, as it is wholly improbable that his sons would be wandering exorcists. But it denotes that he was of the sacerdotal order. He was a Jewish chief priest; a priest of distinction, and had held the office of a ruler. The word "chief priest," in the New Testament, usually refers to men of the sacerdotal order who were also rulers in the Sanhedrin.
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