Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when there arose a great dissension, the chief captain, fearing lest Paul should have been pulled in pieces of them, commanded the soldiers to go down, and to take him by force from among them, and to bring him into the castle.
This man having been taken by the Jews, and being about to be killed by them: having stood with an army, I took him away, having learned that he is a Roman.
And having heard, and been filled with wrath, they cried, saying, Great the Diana of the Ephesians.
And the whole city was moved, and there was a concourse of the people: and having taken up Paul, they drew him out of the temple: and quickly the doors were shut.
Lest he shall rend my soul as the lion, breaking in pieces and none delivering.
Understand now this, ye forgetting God, lest I shall rend and none delivering.
And who ate the flesh of my people, and they stripp off their skin from off them; and they brake their bones in pieces, and separated as for the pot, and as flesh in the midst of the kettle.
Wherefore, my dearly beloved brethren, let every man be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger:
And if ye have bitter envy and intrigue in your heart, boast not, and lie not against the truth.
Whence wars and fights among you? are they not hence, out of your sensual pleasures making war in your members
The captain of a thousand commanded him to be brought to the camp, having spoken to examine him by scourges; that he might know for what cause they exclaimed so against him.