New International Version
The commander dismissed the young man with this warning: "Don't tell anyone that you have reported this to me."
King James Bible
So the chief captain then let the young man depart, and charged him, See thou tell no man that thou hast shewed these things to me.
Darby Bible Translation
The chiliarch then dismissed the youth, commanding [him], Utter to no one that thou hast represented these things to me.
World English Bible
So the commanding officer let the young man go, charging him, "Tell no one that you have revealed these things to me."
Young's Literal Translation
The chief captain, then, indeed, let the young man go, having charged him to tell no one, 'that these things thou didst shew unto me;'
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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 …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
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These twelve Jesus sent out with the following instructions: "Do not go among the Gentiles or enter any town of the Samaritans.
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Don't give in to them, because more than forty of them are waiting in ambush for him. They have taken an oath not to eat or drink until they have killed him. They are ready now, waiting for your consent to their request."
Then he called two of his centurions and ordered them, "Get ready a detachment of two hundred soldiers, seventy horsemen and two hundred spearmen to go to Caesarea at nine tonight.
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