New International Version
Then Paul called one of the centurions and said, "Take this young man to the commander; he has something to tell him."
King James Bible
Then Paul called one of the centurions unto him, and said, Bring this young man unto the chief captain: for he hath a certain thing to tell him.
Darby Bible Translation
And Paul, having called one of the centurions, said, Take this youth to the chiliarch, for he has something to report to him.
World English Bible
Paul summoned one of the centurions, and said, "Bring this young man to the commanding officer, for he has something to tell him."
Young's Literal Translation
and Paul having called near one of the centurions, said, 'This young man lead unto the chief captain, for he hath something to tell him.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Bring this young man unto the chief captain - Though St. Paul had the most positive assurance from Divine authority that he should be preserved, yet he knew that the Divine providence acts by reasonable and prudent means; and that, if he neglected to use the means in his power, he could not expect God's providence to work in his behalf. He who will not help himself, according to the means and power he possesses, has neither reason nor revelation to assure him that he shall receive any assistance from God.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'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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