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Acts 23:24 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and [he bade them] provide beasts, that they might set Paul thereon, and bring him safe unto Felix the governor.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And provide [them] beasts, that they may set Paul on, and bring [him] safe unto Felix the governor.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— [They were] also to provide mounts to put Paul on and bring him safely to Felix the governor.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And provide [for them] beasts, that they may set Paul on, and bring [him] safe to Felix the governor.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And [he ordered them] to provide beasts, that they might set Paul on them and carry [him] safe through to Felix the governor,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— beasts also provide, in order that, seating Paul thereon, they may bring him safely through unto Felix the governor.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— beasts also provide, that, having set Paul on, they may bring him safe unto Felix the governor;'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And provide beasts, that they may set Paul on and bring him safe to Felix the governor.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And prouide them beasts, that they may set Paul on, and bring him safe vnto Felix the gouernour.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— but provide also a beast to carry Paulos, and escape to Felix the governor.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And provide also a saddle beast, that they may set Paul on it, and carry him safely to Felix the governor.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 5037
{5037} Prime
τέ
te
{teh}
A primary particle (enclitic) of connection or addition; both or also (properly as a correlation of G2532).
provide 3936
{3936} Prime
παρίστημι
paristemi
{par-is'-tay-mee}
From G3844 and G2476; to stand beside, that is, (transitively) to exhibit, proffer, (specifically) recommend, (figuratively) substantiate; or (intransitively) to be at hand (or ready), aid.
z5658
<5658> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Infinitive (See G5795)
Count - 516
[them] beasts, 2934
{2934} Prime
κτῆνος
ktenos
{ktay'-nos}
From G2932; property, that is, (specifically) a domestic animal.
that 2443
{2443} Prime
ἵνα
hina
{hin'-ah}
Probably from the same as the former part of G1438 (through the demonstrative idea; compare G3588); in order that (denoting the purpose or the result).
they may set y1913
[1913] Standard
ἐπιβιβάζω
epibibazo
{ep-ee-bee-bad'-zo}
From G1909 and a reduplicated derivation of the base of G0939 (compare G0307); to cause to mount (an animal).
z0
<0000> Grammar
The original word in the Greek or Hebrew is translated by more than one word in the English. The English translation is separated by one or more other words from the original.
Paul y3972
[3972] Standard
Παῦλος
Paulos
{pow'-los}
Of Latin origin; (little; but remotely from a derivative of G3973, meaning the same); Paulus, the name of a Roman and of an apostle.
on, 1913
{1913} Prime
ἐπιβιβάζω
epibibazo
{ep-ee-bee-bad'-zo}
From G1909 and a reduplicated derivation of the base of G0939 (compare G0307); to cause to mount (an animal).
z5660
<5660> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 714
x3972
(3972) Complement
Παῦλος
Paulos
{pow'-los}
Of Latin origin; (little; but remotely from a derivative of G3973, meaning the same); Paulus, the name of a Roman and of an apostle.
and bring [him] safe 1295
{1295} Prime
διασῴζω
diasozo
{dee-as-odze'-o}
From G1223 and G4982; to save thoroughly, that is, (by implication or analogy) to cure, preserve, rescue, etc.
z5661
<5661> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Subjunctive (See G5792)
Count - 512
unto 4314
{4314} Prime
πρός
pros
{pros}
A strengthened form of G4253; a preposition of direction; forward to, that is, toward (with the genitive case the side of, that is, pertaining to; with the dative case by the side of, that is, near to; usually with the accusative case the place, time, occasion, or respect, which is the destination of the relation, that is, whither or for which it is predicated).
Felix 5344
{5344} Prime
Φῆλιξ
Phelix
{fay'-lix}
Of Latin origin; happy; Phelix (that is, Felix), a Roman.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
governor. 2232
{2232} Prime
ἡγεμών
hegemon
{hayg-em-ohn'}
From G2233; a leader, that is, chief person (or figuratively place) of a province.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Acts 23:23-24.


Acts 23:24

_ _ beasts ... set Paul on — as relays, and to carry baggage.

_ _ unto Felix, the governor — the procurator. See on Acts 24:24, Acts 24:25.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 23:12-35.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Acts 23:24

Provide beasts — If a change should be necessary, to set Paul on — So we read of his riding once; but not by choice.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
beasts:

Nehemiah 2:12 And I arose in the night, I and some few men with me; neither told I [any] man what my God had put in my heart to do at Jerusalem: neither [was there any] beast with me, save the beast that I rode upon.
Esther 8:12 Upon one day in all the provinces of king Ahasuerus, [namely], upon the thirteenth [day] of the twelfth month, which [is] the month Adar.
Luke 10:34 And went to [him], and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine, and set him on his own beast, and brought him to an inn, and took care of him.

Felix:

Acts 23:26 Claudius Lysias unto the most excellent governor Felix [sendeth] greeting.
Acts 23:33-35 Who, when they came to Caesarea, and delivered the epistle to the governor, presented Paul also before him. ... I will hear thee, said he, when thine accusers are also come. And he commanded him to be kept in Herod's judgment hall.
Acts 24:3 We accept [it] always, and in all places, most noble Felix, with all thankfulness.
Acts 24:10 Then Paul, after that the governor had beckoned unto him to speak, answered, Forasmuch as I know that thou hast been of many years a judge unto this nation, I do the more cheerfully answer for myself:
Acts 24:22-27 And when Felix heard these things, having more perfect knowledge of [that] way, he deferred them, and said, When Lysias the chief captain shall come down, I will know the uttermost of your matter. ... But after two years Porcius Festus came into Felix' room: and Felix, willing to shew the Jews a pleasure, left Paul bound.
Acts 25:14 And when they had been there many days, Festus declared Paul's cause unto the king, saying, There is a certain man left in bonds by Felix:

the governor:

Matthew 27:2 And when they had bound him, they led [him] away, and delivered him to Pontius Pilate the governor.
Luke 3:1 Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, Pontius Pilate being governor of Judaea, and Herod being tetrarch of Galilee, and his brother Philip tetrarch of Ituraea and of the region of Trachonitis, and Lysanias the tetrarch of Abilene,
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