New International Version
But when the son of Paul's sister heard of this plot, he went into the barracks and told Paul.
King James Bible
And when Paul's sister's son heard of their lying in wait, he went and entered into the castle, and told Paul.
Darby Bible Translation
But Paul's sister's son, having heard of the lying in wait, came and entered into the fortress and reported [it] to Paul.
World English Bible
But Paul's sister's son heard of their lying in wait, and he came and entered into the barracks and told Paul.
Young's Literal Translation
And the son of Paul's sister having heard of the lying in wait, having gone and entered into the castle, told Paul,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Paul's sister's son - This is all we know of Paul's family. And we know not how this young man got to Jerusalem; the family, no doubt, still resided at Tarsus.
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'And the night following the Lord stood by him, and said, Be of good cheer, Paul: for as thou hast testified of Me in Jerusalem, so must thou bear witness also at Rome.'--ACTS xxiii. 11. It had long been Paul's ambition to 'preach the Gospel to you that are at Rome also.' His settled policy, as shown by this Book of the Acts, was to fly at the head, to attack the great centres of population. We trace him from Antioch to Philippi, Thessalonica, Athens, Corinth, Ephesus; and of course Rome was the …
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Some in the crowd shouted one thing and some another, and since the commander could not get at the truth because of the uproar, he ordered that Paul be taken into the barracks.
As the soldiers were about to take Paul into the barracks, he asked the commander, "May I say something to you?" "Do you speak Greek?" he replied.
The dispute became so violent that the commander was afraid Paul would be torn to pieces by them. He ordered the troops to go down and take him away from them by force and bring him into the barracks.
Then Paul called one of the centurions and said, "Take this young man to the commander; he has something to tell him."
The next day they let the cavalry go on with him, while they returned to the barracks.
He ordered the centurion to keep Paul under guard but to give him some freedom and permit his friends to take care of his needs.
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