Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then the commander came up and took hold of him, and ordered him to be bound with two chains; and he began asking who he was and what he had done.

King James Version

Then the chief captain came near, and took him, and commanded him to be bound with two chains; and demanded who he was, and what he had done.

Holman Bible

Then the commander came up, took him into custody, and ordered him to be bound with two chains. He asked who he was and what he had done.

International Standard Version

Then the tribune came up, grabbed Paul, and ordered him to be tied up with two chains. He then asked who Paul was and what he had done.

A Conservative Version

And the chief captain having come near, he seized him, and commanded him to be bound with two chains. And he inquired whoever he may be, and what it is he has been doing.

American Standard Version

Then the chief captain came near, and laid hold on him, and commanded him to be bound with two chains; and inquired who he was, and what he had done.

Amplified

Then the commandant approached and arrested Paul and ordered that he be secured with two chains. He then inquired who he was and what he had done.

An Understandable Version

Then the commanding officer approached Paul, took hold of him and ordered him to be secured with two chains. He then questioned him as to who he was and what he had done.

Anderson New Testament

Then the officer came near and took him, and commanded him to be bound with two chains, and demanded who he was, and what he had done.

Bible in Basic English

Then the chief captain came near and took him, and gave orders for him to be put in chains, questioning them as to who he was and what he had done.

Common New Testament

Then the commander came up and arrested him, and ordered him to be bound with two chains. He inquired who he was and what he had done.

Daniel Mace New Testament

the commander advanc'd, seiz'd him, and order'd to load him with two chains: then demanded who he was, and what he had done.

Darby Translation

Then the chiliarch came up and laid hold upon him, and commanded him to be bound with two chains, and inquired who he might be, and what he had done.

Goodspeed New Testament

Then the colonel came up and seized him, and ordered him to be bound with two chains, and then inquired who he was and what he had been doing.

John Wesley New Testament

Then the tribune came near, and took him, and commanded him to be bound with two chains, and inquired, Who he was, and what he had done?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then the tribunal came near and took him and commanded him to be bound with two chains and demanded to know who he was and what he had done.

Julia Smith Translation

Then the captain of a thousand, having drawn near, took him, and commanded to be bound with two chains; and inquired who he might be, and what he had done.

King James 2000

Then the chief captain came near, and took him, and commanded him to be bound with two chains; and demanded who he was, and what he had done.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then the military tribune came up [and] arrested him and ordered [him] to be bound with two chains, and inquired who he was and what it was that he had done.

Modern King James verseion

Then going near, the chiliarch laid hold on him, and commanded him to be bound with two chains. And he demanded who he was and what he had done.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then the captain came near and took him, and commanded him to be bound with two chains, and demanded what he was, and what he had done.

Moffatt New Testament

Then the commander came up and seized him; he ordered him to be bound with a couple of chains, and asked "Who is he?" and "What has he done?"

Montgomery New Testament

Then the tribune came up and seized him, and ordered that he be bound with two chains. "Who is he?" he began asking, "and what has he done?"

NET Bible

Then the commanding officer came up and arrested him and ordered him to be tied up with two chains; he then asked who he was and what he had done.

New Heart English Bible

Then the commanding officer came near, arrested him, commanded him to be bound with two chains, and inquired who he was and what he had done.

Noyes New Testament

Then the chief captain came near and laid hold of him, and commanded him to be bound with two chains; and inquired who he was, and what he had done.

Sawyer New Testament

Then the chiliarch approaching took him, and commanded him to be bound with two chains, and inquired who he was and what he had done.

The Emphasized Bible

Then, the captain, drawing near, laid hold of him, and ordered him to be bound with two chains, - and began to enquire, who he might be, and what he had done;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then the tribune approaching him, laid hold on him, and ordered him to be bound with two chains; and asked who he was, and what he had done.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Then he went up to Paul, arrested him, ordered him to be doubly chained, and proceeded to inquire who he was, and what he had been doing.

Webster

Then the chief captain came near and took him, and commanded him to be bound with two chains: and inquired who he was, and what he had done.

Weymouth New Testament

Then the Tribune, making his way to him, arrested him, and, having ordered him to be secured with two chains, proceeded to ask who he was and what he had been doing.

Williams New Testament

Then the colonel came up and seized Paul and ordered him to be bound with two chains; he then asked who he was and what he had done.

World English Bible

Then the commanding officer came near, arrested him, commanded him to be bound with two chains, and inquired who he was and what he had done.

Worrell New Testament

Then the chief captain, coming near, laid hold of him, and ordered that he be bound with two chains; and he was inquiring who he was, and what he had done.

Worsley New Testament

Then the commanding officer came near and took him, and ordered him to be bound with two chains; and inquired, who he was, and what he had done.

Youngs Literal Translation

Then the chief captain, having come nigh, took him, and commanded him to be bound with two chains, and was inquiring who he may be, and what it is he hath been doing,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
τότε 
Tote 
then, that time, when, not tr
Usage: 105

χιλίαρχος 
Chiliarchos 
Usage: 22

ἐγγίζω 
Eggizo 
Usage: 28

and took
ἐπιλαμβάνομαι 
Epilambanomai 
take, take by, catch, take on, lay hold on, take hold of, lay hold upon
Usage: 19


Usage: 0

and





and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

κελεύω 
Keleuo 
Usage: 26

him to be bound
δέω 
Deo 
bind, tie, knit, be in bonds, wind
Usage: 32

with two
δύο 
Duo 
two, twain, both, two and two
Usage: 92

ἅλυσις 
Halusis 
Usage: 11

πυνθάνομαι 
Punthanomai 
Usage: 11

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

he was
εἴην 
Eien 
should be, be, meant, might be, should mean, wert, not tr
Usage: 9

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

he had
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

Context Readings

Paul Arrested In The Temple Courts

32 At once he took along some soldiers and centurions and ran down to them; and when they saw the commander and the soldiers, they stopped beating Paul. 33 Then the commander came up and took hold of him, and ordered him to be bound with two chains; and he began asking who he was and what he had done. 34 But among the crowd some were shouting one thing and some another, and when he could not find out the facts because of the uproar, he ordered him to be brought into the barracks.



Cross References

Acts 12:6

On the very night when Herod was about to bring him forward, Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains, and guards in front of the door were watching over the prison.

Acts 20:23

except that the Holy Spirit solemnly testifies to me in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions await me.

Acts 21:11

And coming to us, he took Paul's belt and bound his own feet and hands, and said, "This is what the Holy Spirit says: 'In this way the Jews at Jerusalem will bind the man who owns this belt and deliver him into the hands of the Gentiles.'"

Ephesians 6:20

for which I am an ambassador in chains; that in proclaiming it I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.

Acts 22:29

Therefore those who were about to examine him immediately let go of him; and the commander also was afraid when he found out that he was a Roman, and because he had put him in chains.

Acts 28:20

"For this reason, therefore, I requested to see you and to speak with you, for I am wearing this chain for the sake of the hope of Israel."

Judges 15:13

So they said to him, "No, but we will bind you fast and give you into their hands; yet surely we will not kill you." Then they bound him with two new ropes and brought him up from the rock.

Judges 16:8

Then the lords of the Philistines brought up to her seven fresh cords that had not been dried, and she bound him with them.

Judges 16:12

So Delilah took new ropes and bound him with them and said to him, "The Philistines are upon you, Samson!" For the men were lying in wait in the inner room. But he snapped the ropes from his arms like a thread.

Judges 16:21

Then the Philistines seized him and gouged out his eyes; and they brought him down to Gaza and bound him with bronze chains, and he was a grinder in the prison.

John 18:29-30

Therefore Pilate went out to them and said, "What accusation do you bring against this Man?"

Acts 22:24-25

the commander ordered him to be brought into the barracks, stating that he should be examined by scourging so that he might find out the reason why they were shouting against him that way.

Acts 25:16

"I answered them that it is not the custom of the Romans to hand over any man before the accused meets his accusers face to face and has an opportunity to make his defense against the charges.

Acts 26:29

And Paul said, "I would wish to God, that whether in a short or long time, not only you, but also all who hear me this day, might become such as I am, except for these chains."

2 Timothy 1:16

The Lord grant mercy to the house of Onesiphorus, for he often refreshed me and was not ashamed of my chains;

2 Timothy 2:9

for which I suffer hardship even to imprisonment as a criminal; but the word of God is not imprisoned.



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