Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For this reason some Jews seized me in the temple and tried to put me to death.

King James Version

For these causes the Jews caught me in the temple, and went about to kill me.

Holman Bible

For this reason the Jews seized me in the temple complex and were trying to kill me.

International Standard Version

For this reason the Jewish leaders grabbed me in the Temple and kept trying to kill me.

A Conservative Version

Because of these things the Jews, having seized me in the temple, tried to grasp and kill me.

American Standard Version

For this cause the Jews seized me in the temple, and assayed to kill me.

Amplified

Because of this some Jews seized me in the temple and tried to kill me.

An Understandable Version

For this reason the Jews grabbed me in the Temple and attempted to kill me.

Anderson New Testament

For these reasons the Jews seized me in the temple, and endeavored to kill me.

Bible in Basic English

For this reason, the Jews took me in the Temple, and made an attempt to put me to death.

Common New Testament

For this reason the Jews seized me in the temple and tried to kill me.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for such a conduct the Jews seiz'd upon me in the temple, designing to assassinate me;

Darby Translation

On account of these things the Jews, having seized me in the temple, attempted to lay hands on and destroy me.

Godbey New Testament

On account of these things the Jews, taking me while in the temple, endeavored to kill me.

Goodspeed New Testament

That is why the Jews seized me in the Temple and tried to kill me.

John Wesley New Testament

For these things the Jews seizing me in the temple, attempted to kill me with their own hands.

Julia Smith Translation

For these things, me the Jews, having seized in the temple, attempted to kill with their own hands.

King James 2000

For these causes the Jews caught me in the temple, and went about to kill me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

On account of these [things] the Jews seized me in the temple [courts] [and] were attempting to kill [me].

Modern King James verseion

Because of these things, having caught me in the temple, The Jews tried to kill me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For this cause the Jews caught me in the temple, and went about to kill me.

Moffatt New Testament

This is why the Jews seized me in the temple and tried to assassinate me.

Montgomery New Testament

"For this reason the Jews seized me in the temple, and tried to kill me.

NET Bible

For this reason the Jews seized me in the temple courts and were trying to kill me.

New Heart English Bible

For this reason Jews seized me in the temple, and tried to kill me.

Noyes New Testament

For these causes the Jews seized me in the temple, and attempted to kill me.

Sawyer New Testament

On this account the Jews seized me in the temple and endeavored to kill me.

The Emphasized Bible

Because of these things, Jews seized me in the temple, and were attempting to slay me with their own hands.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Because of these things, the Jews seizing me in the temple, attempted to kill me on the spot.

Twentieth Century New Testament

This is why the Jews seized me in the Temple, and made attempts upon my life.

Webster

For these causes the Jews caught me in the temple, and went about to kill me.

Weymouth New Testament

"It was on this account that the Jews seized me in the Temple and tried to kill me.

Williams New Testament

For these very things the Jews arrested me in the temple and kept on trying to kill me.

World English Bible

For this reason the Jews seized me in the temple, and tried to kill me.

Worrell New Testament

On account of these things, Jews, seizing me in the temple, were attempting to kill me.

Worsley New Testament

For these things the Jews seized me in the temple, and attempted to kill me.

Youngs Literal Translation

because of these things the Jews -- having caught me in the temple -- were endeavouring to kill me.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
ἕνεκα ἕνεκεν εἵνεκεν 
heneka 
for ... sake, for ... cause, for, because 9, wherefore , by reason of, that ... might
Usage: 8

τούτων 
Touton 
Usage: 43

the Jews
Ἰουδαῖος 
Ioudaios 
Usage: 190

συλλαμβάνω 
Sullambano 
Usage: 14

me
μέ 
me 
me, I, my, not tr
Usage: 122

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

the temple
ἱερόν 
Hieron 
Usage: 64

and went about
πειράω 
Peirao 
assay, go about, vr tempted
Usage: 2

to kill
διαχειρίζομαι 
Diacheirizomai 
Usage: 2

Context Readings

Paul Makes His Defense Before King Agrippa

20 but kept declaring both to those of Damascus first, and also at Jerusalem and then throughout all the region of Judea, and even to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, performing deeds appropriate to repentance. 21 For this reason some Jews seized me in the temple and tried to put me to death. 22 So, having obtained help from God, I stand to this day testifying both to small and great, stating nothing but what the Prophets and Moses said was going to take place;



Cross References

Acts 21:30-31

Then all the city was provoked, and the people rushed together, and taking hold of Paul they dragged him out of the temple, and immediately the doors were shut.

Acts 21:27

When the seven days were almost over, the Jews from Asia, upon seeing him in the temple, began to stir up all the crowd and laid hands on him,

Acts 22:22

They listened to him up to this statement, and then they raised their voices and said, “Away with such a fellow from the earth, for he should not be allowed to live!”

Acts 23:12-15

When it was day, the Jews formed a conspiracy and bound themselves under an oath, saying that they would neither eat nor drink until they had killed Paul.

Acts 25:3

requesting a concession against Paul, that he might have him brought to Jerusalem (at the same time, setting an ambush to kill him on the way).

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