Greek TextsΠΡΑΞΕΙΣ 23:5 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
ἔφη τε ὁ Παῦλος Οὐκ ᾔδειν, ἀδελφοί, ὅτι ἐστὶν ἀρχιερεύς· γέγραπται γὰρ ὅτι Ἄρχοντα τοῦ λαοῦ σου οὐκ ἐρεῖς κακῶς.
ΠΡΑΞΕΙΣ 23:5 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
ΠΡΑΞΕΙΣ 23:5 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
ΠΡΑΞΕΙΣ 23:5 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
ΠΡΑΞΕΙΣ 23:5 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
ΠΡΑΞΕΙΣ 23:5 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
ΠΡΑΞΕΙΣ 23:5 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
ΠΡΑΞΕΙΣ 23:5 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
ἔφη τε ὁ Παῦλος· οὐκ ᾔδειν, ἀδελφοί, ὅτι ἐστὶν ἀρχιερεύς· γέγραπται γὰρ ὅτι ἄρχοντα τοῦ λαοῦ σου οὐκ ἐρεῖς κακῶς.
KJV with Strong's
Then said Paul I wist not brethren that he was the high priest for it is written Thou shalt not speak evil of the ruler of thy people
Acts 23:5 Hebrew Bible
Acts 23:5 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
And Paul said, "I was not aware, brethren, that he was high priest; for it is written, 'YOU SHALL NOT SPEAK EVIL OF A RULER OF YOUR PEOPLE.'"
King James Bible
Then said Paul, I wist not, brethren, that he was the high priest: for it is written, Thou shalt not speak evil of the ruler of thy people.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
I did not know, brothers, that he was the high priest," replied Paul. "For it is written, You must not speak evil of a ruler of your people."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I wist. Soon after the holding of the first council at Jerusalem, Ananias, son of Nebedenus, was deprived of the high priest's office, for certain acts of violence, and sent to Rome, whence he was afterwards released, and returned to Jerusalem. Between the death of Jonathan, who succeeded him and was murdered by Felix, and the high priesthood of Ismael, who was invested with that office by Agrippa, an interval elapsed in which this dignity was vacant. This was the precise time when Paul was apprehended; and the Sanhedrin being destitute of a president, Ananias undertook to discharge the office. It is probable that Paul was ignorant of this circumstance.
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