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and neither in the temple did they find me disputing with any man or stirring up a crowd, nor in the synagogues, nor in the city.
For ye have brought hither these men, who are neither robbers of temples nor blasphemers of our goddess.
And when the seven days were almost completed, the Jews from Asia, when they saw him in the temple, stirred up all the multitude and laid hands on him,
And all the city was moved, and the people ran together; and they laid hold on Paul, and dragged him out of the temple: and straightway the doors were shut.
And as they cried out, and threw off their garments, and cast dust into the air,
And when there arose a great dissension, the chief captain, fearing lest Paul should be torn in pieces by them, commanded the soldiers to go down and take him by force from among them, and bring him into the castle.
Pilate therefore said unto them, Take him yourselves, and judge him according to your law. The Jews said unto him, It is not lawful for us to put any man to death:
The Jews answered him, We have a law, and by that law he ought to die, because he made himself the Son of God.