Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

but their plot was known to Saul. And they watched the gates both day and night so that they might destroy him.

New American Standard Bible

but their plot became known to Saul. They were also watching the gates day and night so that they might put him to death;

King James Version

But their laying await was known of Saul. And they watched the gates day and night to kill him.

Holman Bible

but their plot became known to Saul. So they were watching the gates day and night intending to kill him,

International Standard Version

but their plot became known to him. They were even watching the gates day and night to murder him,

American Standard Version

but their plot became known to Saul. And they watched the gates also day and night that they might kill him:

Amplified

but their plot became known to Saul. They were also watching the city’s gates day and night so they could kill him;

An Understandable Version

but he found out about their plan. And so they watched the gates [of the city] day and night [looking for their chance] to kill him.

Anderson New Testament

And their plot was made known to Saul; and they watched the gates day and night, that they might kill him.

Bible in Basic English

But Saul got knowledge of their design. And they kept watch day and night on the roads out of the town, so that they might put him to death:

Common New Testament

but their plot became known to Saul. They were watching the gates day and night, to kill him;

Daniel Mace New Testament

but Saul was appriz'd of their plot. and as they were night and day upon the watch at the gates, in order to kill him,

Darby Translation

But their plot became known to Saul. And they watched also the gates both day and night, that they might kill him;

Godbey New Testament

but their plot was made known to Saul. And they were keeping the gates both day and night in order that they might kill him:

Goodspeed New Testament

but Saul found out about the plot. They watched the city gates day and night, in order to kill him,

John Wesley New Testament

But their lying in wait was known by Saul: and they guarded the gates day and night to kill him.

Julia Smith Translation

But this project was known to Saul. And they observed narrowly the gates day, and also night, that they might kill him.

King James 2000

But their plot was known of Saul. And they watched the gates day and night to kill him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But their plot became known to Saul, and they were also watching the gates both day and night so that they could do away with him.

Modern King James verseion

But their plot was known to Saul. And they watched the gates day and night in order to kill him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But their layings wait was known of Saul. And they watched at the gates day and night to kill him.

Moffatt New Testament

But their plot came to the ears of Saul, and, although they kept watch on the gates day and night in order to make away with him,

Montgomery New Testament

but information of their plot was given Saul, and although they kept watch day and night on the gates, in order to make away with him,

NET Bible

but Saul learned of their plot against him. They were also watching the city gates day and night so that they could kill him.

New Heart English Bible

but their plot became known to Saul. They watched the gates both day and night that they might kill him,

Noyes New Testament

but their plot became known to Saul; and they were even watching the gates day and night to kill him.

Sawyer New Testament

and their design was made known to Saul. And they watched the gates day and night to kill him;

The Emphasized Bible

But their plot was made known unto Saul, - and they were even narrowly watching the gates, both day and night, that they might kill him;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

but their design was discovered to Saul. And they kept guard at the gates of the city day and night, that they might kill him.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But it became known to him. They even watched the gates day and night, to kill him;

Webster

But their laying in wait, was known to Saul. And they watched the gates day and night to kill him.

Weymouth New Testament

but information of their intention was given to him. They even watched the gates, day and night, in order to murder him;

Williams New Testament

but their plot was found out by Saul. Day and night they kept guarding the city gates, to murder him,

World English Bible

but their plot became known to Saul. They watched the gates both day and night that they might kill him,

Worrell New Testament

but their plot became known to Saul. And they were watching the gates also, both day and night, that they might kill him;

Worsley New Testament

but Saul was apprised of their design. And they watched the gates day and night, to make away with him:

Youngs Literal Translation

and their counsel against him was known to Saul; they were also watching the gates both day and night, that they may kill him,

Interlinear

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


Usage: 0

ἐπιβουλή 
Epiboule 
Usage: 4

γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

of Saul
Σαῦλος 
Saulos 
Usage: 16

And
τε 
Te 
and, both, then, whether, even, also, not tr s
Usage: 170

παρατηρέω 
Paratereo 
Usage: 6

the gates
πύλη 
Pule 
Usage: 4

day
ἡμέρα 
hemera 
day, daily 9, time, not tr,
Usage: 287

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

νύξ 
Nux 
Usage: 52

to
ὅπως 
Hopos 
that, how, to, so that, when, because
Usage: 43

ἀναιρέω 
Anaireo 
kill, slay, put to death, take up, do, take away
Usage: 23

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Context Readings

Saul Escapes From Damascus

23 And after considerable days were fulfilled, the Jews plotted to destroy him, 24 but their plot was known to Saul. And they watched the gates both day and night so that they might destroy him. 25 But the disciples, after taking him by night, let him down through the wall, having lowered him in a hamper.



Cross References

Acts 25:3

asking a favor against him, that he would summon him to Jerusalem, making an ambush to kill him on the way.

2 Corinthians 11:32

In Damascus the governor under Aretas the king guarded the city of the Damascenes wanting to apprehend me.

Acts 20:3

And having spent three months there, and a conspiracy having developed against him by Jews, intending to go up into Syria, a decision developed to return through Macedonia.

Acts 20:19

serving the Lord with all humility, and many tears and trials that befell me by the conspiracies of the Jews.

Judges 16:2-3

[And it was told] the Gazites, saying, Samson has come here. And they encompassed him in, and laid wait for him all night in the gate of the city, and were quiet all the night, saying, [Not] till morning light, then we will kill hi

Psalm 21:11

For they intended evil against thee. They conceived a device which they are not able to perform.

Psalm 37:32-33

A wicked man watches a righteous man, and seeks to kill him.

Acts 9:29-30

And he spoke and disputed against the Hellenists, but they attempted to destroy him.

Acts 14:5-6

And as a violent movement developed, both of the Gentiles and of the Jews, with their rulers, to denounce and to stone them,

Acts 17:10-15

And the brothers straightaway sent both Paul and Silas away through the night to Berea, who, when they arrived, went into the synagogue of the Jews.

Acts 23:12-21

And when it became day, some of the Jews, having made a conspiracy, put themselves under a curse, saying neither to eat nor to drink until they would kill Paul.

Acts 23:30

And when it was reported to me of a plot going to be against the man by the Jews, I immediately sent him to thee, also having commanded the accusers to speak before thee the things against him. Be strong.

Acts 25:11

For if I am indeed wrong, and have done anything worthy of death, I do not refuse to die, but if there is nothing of what these men accuse me, no man can give me to them freely. I appeal Caesar.

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