New International Version
and Jason has welcomed them into his house. They are all defying Caesar's decrees, saying that there is another king, one called Jesus."
King James Bible
Whom Jason hath received: and these all do contrary to the decrees of Caesar, saying that there is another king, one Jesus.
Darby Bible Translation
whom Jason has received; and these all do contrary to the decrees of Caesar, saying, that there is another king, Jesus.
World English Bible
whom Jason has received. These all act contrary to the decrees of Caesar, saying that there is another king, Jesus!"
Young's Literal Translation
whom Jason hath received; and these all do contrary to the decrees of Caesar, saying another to be king -- Jesus.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
These all do contrary to the decrees of Caesar - Persecutors always strive to affect the lives of the objects of their hatred, by accusing them of sedition, or plots against the state.
That there is another king, one Jesus - How malevolent was this saying! The apostles proclaimed Jesus as king - that is true; but never once insinuated that his kingdom was of this world. The reverse they always maintained.
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As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him.
And they began to accuse him, saying, "We have found this man subverting our nation. He opposes payment of taxes to Caesar and claims to be Messiah, a king."
But other Jews were jealous; so they rounded up some bad characters from the marketplace, formed a mob and started a riot in the city. They rushed to Jason's house in search of Paul and Silas in order to bring them out to the crowd.
When they heard this, the crowd and the city officials were thrown into turmoil.
In the same way, was not even Rahab the prostitute considered righteous for what she did when she gave lodging to the spies and sent them off in a different direction?
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