New American Standard Bible
"What, then, is to be done? They will certainly hear that you have come.
King James Bible
What is it therefore? the multitude must needs come together: for they will hear that thou art come.
Darby Bible Translation
What is it then? a multitude must necessarily come together, for they will hear that thou art come.
World English Bible
What then? The assembly must certainly meet, for they will hear that you have come.
Young's Literal Translation
what then is it? certainly the multitude it behoveth to come together, for they will hear that thou hast come.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
What is it therefore? - What is to be done? What is it proper to do to avoid the effects of the evil report which has been circulated? What they deemed it proper to do is suggested in the following verses.
The multitude - The multitude of Jews.
Must needs come together - There will be inevitably a tumultuous assemblage. It will be impossible to prevent that. The reasons were, because the minds of the Jews were exceedingly agitated that one of their own countrymen had, as they understood, been advising apostasy from the religion of their fathers; because this had been extensively done in many parts of the world, and with great success; and because Paul, having, as they believed, himself apostatized from the national religion, had become very conspicuous, and his very presence in Jerusalem, as in other places, would be likely to excite a tumult. It was, therefore, the part of friendship to him and to the cause to devise some proper plan to prevent, if possible, the anticipated excitement.
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and they have been told about you, that you are teaching all the Jews who are among the Gentiles to forsake Moses, telling them not to circumcise their children nor to walk according to the customs.
"Therefore do this that we tell you. We have four men who are under a vow;
1 Corinthians 14:15
What is the outcome then? I will pray with the spirit and I will pray with the mind also; I will sing with the spirit and I will sing with the mind also.
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