New American Standard Bible
"And he even tried to desecrate the temple; and then we arrested him. We wanted to judge him according to our own Law.
King James Bible
Who also hath gone about to profane the temple: whom we took, and would have judged according to our law.
Darby Bible Translation
who also attempted to profane the temple; whom we also had seized, and would have judged according to our law;
World English Bible
He even tried to profane the temple, and we arrested him.
Young's Literal Translation
who also the temple did try to profane, whom also we took, and according to our law did wish to judge,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Who also hath gone about - Who has endeavored.
To profane the temple - This was a serious, but unfounded charge. It arose from the gross calumny of the Jews, when they pretended that he had introduced Greeks into that sacred place, Acts 21:28. To this charge he replies in Acts 24:18.
And would have judged - That is, would have condemned and punished.
According to our law - Their law, which forbade the introduction of strangers into the temple.
LibraryPaul Before Felix
'Then Paul, after that the governor had beckoned unto him to speak, answered, Forasmuch as I know that thou hast been of many years a judge unto this nation, I do the more cheerfully answer for myself: 11. Because that thou mayest understand, that there are yet but twelve days since I went up to Jerusalem for to worship. 12. And they neither found me in the temple disputing with any man, neither raising up the people, neither in the synagogues, nor in the city: 13. Neither can they prove the things …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
Paul's Sermon Before Felix
The Baptist's Inquiry and Jesus' Discourse Suggested Thereby.
crying out, "Men of Israel, come to our aid! This is the man who preaches to all men everywhere against our people and the Law and this place; and besides he has even brought Greeks into the temple and has defiled this holy place."
"But Lysias the commander came along, and with much violence took him out of our hands,
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