New International Version
When the members of the Sanhedrin heard this, they were furious and gnashed their teeth at him.
King James Bible
When they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed on him with their teeth.
Darby Bible Translation
And hearing these things they were cut to the heart, and gnashed their teeth against him.
World English Bible
Now when they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed at him with their teeth.
Young's Literal Translation
And hearing these things, they were cut to the hearts, and did gnash the teeth at him;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They were cut to the heart - Διεπριοντο, They were sawn through. See the note on Acts 5:33.
They gnashed on him with their teeth - They were determined to hear him no longer; were filled with rage against him, and evidently thirsted for his blood.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing on the right hand of God'--ACTS vii. 56. I. The vision of the Son of Man, or the abiding manhood of Jesus. Stephen's Greek name, and his belonging to the Hellenistic part of the Church, make it probable that he had never seen Jesus during His earthly life. If so, how beautiful that he should thus see and recognise Him! How significant, in any case, is it he should instinctively have taken on his lips that name, 'the Son of Man,' to designate …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
The Prayer of Stephen.
Whether Christ's Birth Should have Been Manifested by Means of the Angels and the Star?
Whether it is Fitting that Christ Should Sit at the Right Hand of God the Father?
God assails me and tears me in his anger and gnashes his teeth at me; my opponent fastens on me his piercing eyes.
But the subjects of the kingdom will be thrown outside, into the darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth."
When they heard this, they were furious and wanted to put them to death.
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