Parallel Verses

Sawyer New Testament

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

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.

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 preached first to those at Damascus and Jerusalem, and in all the country of Judea, and to the gentiles, that they should change their minds and turn to God, performing works worthy of a change of mind. 21  On this account the Jews seized me in the temple and endeavored to kill me. 22 Having obtained therefore help from God, I have continued to this day, testifying to small and great, saying nothing but what the prophets and Moses said should take place;



Cross References

Acts 21:30-31

And all the city was moved, and there was a concourse of the people, and taking hold of Paul they dragged him without the temple, and immediately the gates were shut.

Acts 21:27

AND when the seven days were nearly completed, the Jews from Asia seeing him in the temple excited all the multitude, and laid hands on him,

Acts 22:22

And they heard him to this word, and lifted up their voice saying, Take away such a man from the earth; it is not fit that he should live.

Acts 23:12-15

And when it was day, the Jews formed a conspiracy and bound themselves by an oath, saying that they would not eat nor drink till they had killed Paul.

Acts 25:3

asking favor against him, that he would send for him to Jerusalem, having provided an ambuscade to kill him on the way.

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