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And as they went about to kill him, tidings came unto the chief captain of the band, that all Jerusalem was in an uproar.
And they heard him to this word, and then they exalted their voice, saying, Away with such a fellow from the earth; for it is not fit that he should live.
I indeed once thought with myself, that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus the Nazarene:
for they will excommunicate you: yea, the time is coming, that whosoever killeth you, will think that he offers an acceptable service to God.
2 Corinthians 11:23
so am I: are they ministers of Christ? (if I may speak as a fool) I am more: in labors more abundant, in stripes far exceeding, in prisons more frequently, and often even in deaths.
Then Paul called one of the centurions to him, and said, Introduce this young man to the tribune; for he hath something to tell him.
But Lysias the tribune came upon us, and with great violence took him away out of our hands, commanding his accusers to come unto thee:
The next day therefore, Agrippa and Bernice coming with much pomp, and entering into the court, together with the chief officers, and men of greatest eminence in the city, at the command of Festus Paul was brought in.
So the band with the captain, and the officers of the Jews seized Jesus, and bound Him:
Art not thou that Egyptian, who before this madest a sedition, and didst lead out into the wilderness four thousand murtherers?
But the unbelieving Jews being filled with envy, collected some loose profligate fellows, and making a tumult set all the city in an uproar: and assaulting Jason's house, they sought for them in order to bring them out to the populace.
for we are in danger of being charged with sedition for what has happened this day, there being no cause by which we can give a reason for this concourse.
But they said, Not on the feast-day, least there should be a tumult among the people.
But they said, Not on the feast-day, least there be a tumult of the people.