New American Standard Bible
"But Lysias the commander came along, and with much violence took him out of our hands,
King James Bible
But the chief captain Lysias came upon us, and with great violence took him away out of our hands,
Darby Bible Translation
but Lysias, the chiliarch, coming up, took him away with great force out of our hands,
World English Bible
Young's Literal Translation
and Lysias the chief captain having come near, with much violence, out of our hands did take away,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
But the chief captain ... - Tertullus pretends that they would have judged Paul righteously if Lysias had not interposed; but the truth was, that, without regard to law or justice, they would have murdered him on the spot.
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.
"And he even tried to desecrate the temple; and then we arrested him. We wanted to judge him according to our own Law.
ordering his accusers to come before you. By examining him yourself concerning all these matters you will be able to ascertain the things of which we accuse him."
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