New International Version
When they heard this, the crowd and the city officials were thrown into turmoil.
King James Bible
And they troubled the people and the rulers of the city, when they heard these things.
Darby Bible Translation
And they troubled the crowd and the politarchs when they heard these things.
World English Bible
The multitude and the rulers of the city were troubled when they heard these things.
Young's Literal Translation
And they troubled the multitude and the city rulers, hearing these things,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And they troubled the people and the rulers - It is evident that there was no disposition in either the people or the rulers to persecute the apostles. But these wicked Jews, by means of the unprincipled, wicked lawyers, those lewd fellows of the baser sort, threw the subject into the form of law, making it a state question, in which form the rulers were obliged to notice it; but they showed their unwillingness to proceed in a matter which they saw proceeded from malice, by letting Jason and his companions go off on bail.
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and Jason has welcomed them into his house. They are all defying Caesar's decrees, saying that there is another king, one called Jesus."
Then they made Jason and the others post bond and let them go.
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