Parallel Verses

Moffatt New Testament

Now the soldiers resolved to kill the prisoners, in case any of them swam off and escaped;

New American Standard Bible

The soldiers’ plan was to kill the prisoners, so that none of them would swim away and escape;

King James Version

And the soldiers' counsel was to kill the prisoners, lest any of them should swim out, and escape.

Holman Bible

The soldiers’ plan was to kill the prisoners so that no one could swim away and escape.

International Standard Version

The soldiers' plan was to kill the prisoners to keep them from swimming ashore and escaping,

A Conservative Version

And a decision of the soldiers developed that they should kill the prisoners, lest any man, having swam away, might escape.

American Standard Version

And the soldiers counsel was to kill the prisoners, lest any of them'should swim out, and escape.

Amplified

The soldiers’ plan was to kill the prisoners, so that none of them would dive overboard and swim [to land] and escape;

An Understandable Version

[Meanwhile] the soldiers had decided to kill the prisoners so that none of them would swim away and escape.

Anderson New Testament

The soldiers counsel was to kill the prisoners, lest some of them should swim out and escape.

Bible in Basic English

Then the armed men were for putting the prisoners to death, so that no one would get away by swimming.

Common New Testament

The soldiers' plan was to kill the prisoners, so that none of them would swim away and escape.

Daniel Mace New Testament

the soldiers propos'd to dispatch the prisoners, for fear any of them should swim for their lives; but the centurion,

Darby Translation

And the counsel of the soldiers was that they should kill the prisoners, lest any one should swim off and escape.

Godbey New Testament

And the counsel of the soldiers was that they should kill the prisoners, lest some one, having outswum them, might escape:

Goodspeed New Testament

The soldiers proposed to kill the prisoners, for fear some of them might swim ashore and escape,

John Wesley New Testament

And the counsel of the soldiers was, to kill the prisoners, lest any one should swim away and escape.

Julia Smith Translation

And the soldiers' counsel was that they kill the prisoners, lest any, having swum away, may escape.

King James 2000

And the soldiers' plan was to kill the prisoners, lest any of them should swim out, and escape.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now the plan of the soldiers was that they would kill the prisoners lest any escape [by] swimming away,

Modern King James verseion

And the mind of the soldiers was to kill the prisoners, lest any of them should swim out and escape.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The soldiers' counsel was to kill the prisoners: lest any of them, when he had swum out, should flee away.

Montgomery New Testament

Now the soldiers were planning to kill the prisoners, lest any of them should swim off and so escape.

NET Bible

Now the soldiers' plan was to kill the prisoners so that none of them would escape by swimming away.

New Heart English Bible

The soldiers' counsel was to kill the prisoners, so that none of them would swim out and escape.

Noyes New Testament

And on the part of the soldiers there was a plan to kill the prisoners, lest any one should swim out and escape.

Sawyer New Testament

And the design of the soldiers was to kill the prisoners, that none might escape by swimming;

The Emphasized Bible

Now, the soldiers counsel, turned out to be, that they should kill, the prisoners, lest any one should swim out and escape;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then the soldiers' design was to have murdered the prisoners, lest any of them should swim ashore and escape.

Twentieth Century New Testament

The advice of the soldiers was that the prisoners should be killed, for fear that any of them should swim away and make their escape.

Webster

And the soldiers' counsel was to kill the prisoners, lest any of them should swim out, and escape.

Weymouth New Testament

Now the soldiers recommended that the prisoners should be killed, for fear some one of them might swim ashore and effect his escape.

Williams New Testament

The soldiers planned to kill the prisoners, to keep any of them from swimming ashore and escaping,

World English Bible

The soldiers' counsel was to kill the prisoners, so that none of them would swim out and escape.

Worrell New Testament

Now it was the plan of the soldiers to kill the prisoners, lest any one, swimming out, might escape.

Worsley New Testament

And the counsel of the soldiers was to kill the prisoners, least any of them should swim out and escape.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the soldiers' counsel was that they should kill the prisoners, lest any one having swam out should escape,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

the soldiers'
στρατιώτης 
Stratiotes 
Usage: 26

βουλή 
Boule 
counsel, will, advise
Usage: 12

was
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

to
ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

ἀποκτείνω 
Apokteino 
Usage: 40

the prisoners
δεσμώτης 
Desmotes 
Usage: 2

μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

any
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

ἐκκολυμβάω 
Ekkolumbao 
Usage: 1

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

The Shipwreck

41 Striking a reef, they drove the ship aground; the prow jammed fast, but the stern began to break up under the beating of the waves. 42 Now the soldiers resolved to kill the prisoners, in case any of them swam off and escaped; 43 but as the officer wanted to save Paul, he put a stop to their plan, ordering those who could swim to jump overboard first and get to land,


Cross References

Mark 15:15-20

So, as Pilate wanted to satisfy the crowd, he released Bar-Abbas for them; Jesus he handed over to be crucified, after he had scourged him.

Luke 23:40-41

But the other checked him, saying, "Have you no fear even of God? You are suffering the same punishment as he.

Acts 12:19

Herod made inquiries for him but could not find him; so, after cross-examining the guards, he ordered them off to death. He then went down from Judaea to Caesarea, where he spent some time.

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