New American Standard Bible
"And wanting to ascertain the charge for which they were accusing him, I brought him down to their Council;
King James Bible
And when I would have known the cause wherefore they accused him, I brought him forth into their council:
Darby Bible Translation
And desiring to know the charge on which they accused him, I brought him down to their council;
World English Bible
Desiring to know the cause why they accused him, I brought him down to their council.
Young's Literal Translation
and, intending to know the cause for which they were accusing him, I brought him down to their sanhedrim,
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"But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother shall be guilty before the court; and whoever says to his brother, 'You good-for-nothing,' shall be guilty before the supreme court; and whoever says, 'You fool,' shall be guilty enough to go into the fiery hell.
But on the next day, wishing to know for certain why he had been accused by the Jews, he released him and ordered the chief priests and all the Council to assemble, and brought Paul down and set him before them.
Paul, looking intently at the Council, said, "Brethren, I have lived my life with a perfectly good conscience before God up to this day."
And as a great dissension was developing, the commander was afraid Paul would be torn to pieces by them and ordered the troops to go down and take him away from them by force, and bring him into the barracks.
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