New International Version
At that, the captain went with his officers and brought the apostles. They did not use force, because they feared that the people would stone them.
King James Bible
Then went the captain with the officers, and brought them without violence: for they feared the people, lest they should have been stoned.
Darby Bible Translation
Then the captain, having gone with the officers, brought them, not with violence, for they feared the people, lest they should be stoned.
World English Bible
Then the captain went with the officers, and brought them without violence, for they were afraid that the people might stone them.
Young's Literal Translation
then the magistrate having gone away with officers, brought them without violence, for they were fearing the people, lest they should be stoned;
Acts 5:26 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Brought them without violence - On receiving the information mentioned above, proper officers were sent to seize and bring them before the council. The officers, on reaching the temple, found the multitude gladly receiving the doctrine of the apostles, and so intent on hearing all the words of this life that they were afraid to show any hostility to the apostles, lest the people should stone them; we may therefore conclude that the officers entreated them to accompany them to the council; and that they felt it their duty to obey every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake, and so cheerfully went with them, trusting in the Lord their God.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryDecember 28. "The Holy Ghost, whom God Hath Given to them that Obey Him" (Acts v. 32).
"The Holy Ghost, whom God hath given to them that obey Him" (Acts v. 32). We can only know and prove the fulness of the Spirit as we step out into the larger purposes and plans of Christ for the world. Perhaps the chief reason why the Holy Spirit has been so limited in His work in the hearts of Christians, is the shameful neglect of the unsaved and unevangelized world by the great majority of the professed followers of Christ. There are millions of professing Christians--and, perhaps, real Christians--in …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
Whether Whatever God Does Outside the Natural Order is Miraculous?
Whether Subjects are Bound to Obey their Superiors in all Things?
But Peter followed him at a distance, right up to the courtyard of the high priest. He entered and sat down with the guards to see the outcome.
And Judas went to the chief priests and the officers of the temple guard and discussed with them how he might betray Jesus.
After further threats they let them go. They could not decide how to punish them, because all the people were praising God for what had happened.
No one else dared join them, even though they were highly regarded by the people.
But on arriving at the jail, the officers did not find them there. So they went back and reported,
On hearing this report, the captain of the temple guard and the chief priests were at a loss, wondering what this might lead to.
Then someone came and said, "Look! The men you put in jail are standing in the temple courts teaching the people."
Jump to PreviousAfraid Apostles Captain Commander Fear Feared Fearing Force Magistrate Officers Police Proceeded Stone Stoned Use Using Violence Violently
Jump to NextAfraid Apostles Captain Commander Fear Feared Fearing Force Magistrate Officers Police Proceeded Stone Stoned Use Using Violence Violently
LinksActs 5:26 NIV
Acts 5:26 NLT
Acts 5:26 ESV
Acts 5:26 NASB
Acts 5:26 KJV
Acts 5:26 Bible Apps
Acts 5:26 Biblia Paralela
Acts 5:26 Chinese Bible
Acts 5:26 French Bible
Acts 5:26 German Bible
Acts 5:26 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.