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Acts 23:31 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— So the soldiers, as it was commanded them, took Paul and brought him by night to Antipatris.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Then the soldiers, as it was commanded them, took Paul, and brought [him] by night to Antipatris.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— So the soldiers, in accordance with their orders, took Paul and brought him by night to Antipatris.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Then the soldiers, as it was commanded them, took Paul, and brought [him] by night to Antipatris.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— The soldiers therefore, according to what was ordered them, took Paul and brought him by night to Antipatris,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— So the soldiers, according to their orders, taking up Paul, brought him by night unto Antipatris;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Then, indeed, the soldiers according to that directed them, having taken up Paul, brought him through the night to Antipatris,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Then the soldiers, according as it was commanded them, taking Paul, brought him by night to Antipatris.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Then the souldiers, as it was commaunded them, tooke Paul, and brought him by night to Antipatris.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— Then the Rumoyee, as they had been commanded, took Paulos by night, and brought him to Antipatros the city;
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— Then the Romans, as they had been commanded, took Paul by night, and brought him to the city of Antipatris.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Then 3767
{3767} Prime
Apparently a primary word; (adverbially) certainly, or (conjugationally) accordingly.
{3303} Prime
A primary particle; properly indicative of affirmation or concession (in fact); usually followed by a contrasted clause with G1161 (this one, the former, etc.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

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).
soldiers, 4757
{4757} Prime
From a presumed derivative of the same as G4756; a camperout, that is, a (common) warrior (literally or figuratively).
as 2596
{2596} Prime
A primary particle; (preposition) down (in place or time), in varied relations (according to the case [genitive, dative or accusative] with which it is joined).
it was commanded 1299
{1299} Prime
From G1223 and G5021; to arrange thoroughly, that is, (specifically) institute, prescribe, etc.
<5772> Grammar
Tense - Perfect (See G5778)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 463
them, 846
{0846} Prime
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
took 353
{0353} Prime
From G0303 and G2983; to take up.
<5631> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 889
Paul, 3972
{3972} Prime
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 brought 71
{0071} Prime
A primary verb; properly to lead; by implication to bring, drive, (reflexively) go, (specifically) pass (time), or (figuratively) induce.
<5627> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2138 plus 1 in a variant reading in a footnote
[him] by 1223
{1223} Prime
A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through (in very wide applications, local, causal or occasional). In composition it retains the same general import.
night 3571
{3571} Prime
A primary word; 'night' (literally or figuratively).
to 1519
{1519} Prime
A primary preposition; to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases.
Antipatris. 494
{0494} Prime
From the same as G0493; Antipatris, a place in Palestine.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Acts 23:31-32

_ _ brought him ... to Antipatris — nearly forty miles from Jerusalem, on the way to Caesarea; so named by Herod in honor of his father, Antipater.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 23:12-35.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Acts 23:31

The soldiers brought him by night to Antipatris — But not the same night they set out. For Antipatris was about thirty — eight of our miles northwest of Jerusalem. Herod the Great rebuilt it, and gave it this name in honour of his father Antipater: Cesarea was near seventy miles from Jerusalem, and about thirty from Antipatris.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Acts 23:23-24 And he called unto [him] two centurions, saying, Make ready two hundred soldiers to go to Caesarea, and horsemen threescore and ten, and spearmen two hundred, at the third hour of the night; ... And provide [them] beasts, that they may set Paul on, and bring [him] safe unto Felix the governor.
Luke 7:8 For I also am a man set under authority, having under me soldiers, and I say unto one, Go, and he goeth; and to another, Come, and he cometh; and to my servant, Do this, and he doeth [it].
2 Timothy 2:3-4 Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ. ... No man that warreth entangleth himself with the affairs of [this] life; that he may please him who hath chosen him to be a soldier.
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