New International Version
When he said this, a dispute broke out between the Pharisees and the Sadducees, and the assembly was divided.
King James Bible
And when he had so said, there arose a dissension between the Pharisees and the Sadducees: and the multitude was divided.
Darby Bible Translation
And when he had spoken this, there was a tumult of the Pharisees and the Sadducees, and the multitude was divided.
World English Bible
When he had said this, an argument arose between the Pharisees and Sadducees, and the assembly was divided.
Young's Literal Translation
And he having spoken this, there came a dissension of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees, and the crowd was divided,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And the multitude was divided - St. Paul, perceiving the assembly to consist of Sadducees and Pharisees, and finding he was not to expect any justice, thought it best thus to divide the council, by introducing a question on which the Pharisees and Sadducees were at issue. He did so; and the Pharisees immediately espoused his side of the question, because in opposition to the Sadducees, whom they abhorred, as irreligious men.
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
Antipatris. Caphar Salama.
Quirinius the Governor of Syria
Early Life the Place of Paul +The Man
Then Paul, knowing that some of them were Sadducees and the others Pharisees, called out in the Sanhedrin, "My brothers, I am a Pharisee, descended from Pharisees. I stand on trial because of the hope of the resurrection of the dead."
(The Sadducees say that there is no resurrection, and that there are neither angels nor spirits, but the Pharisees believe all these things.)
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