Acts 9:23

“ And after that many dayes were fulfilled, the Iewes tooke counsel to kill him.”

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Other Translations for Acts 9:23

And after that many days were fulfilled, the Jews took counsel to kill him:
- King James Version

When many days had elapsed, the Jews plotted together to do away with him,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when many days were fulfilled, the Jews took counsel together to kill him:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then, after some days, the Jews made an agreement together to put him to death:
- Basic English Bible

Now when many days were fulfilled, the Jews consulted together to kill him.
- Darby Bible

And after many days were fulfilled, the Jews took counsel to kill him.
- Webster's Bible

At length the Jews plotted to kill Saul;
- Weymouth Bible

When many days were fulfilled, the Jews conspired together to kill him,
- World English Bible

And whanne manye daies weren fillid, Jewis maden a counsel, that thei schulden sle hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

And when many days were fulfilled, the Jews took counsel together to kill him,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Commentary for Acts 9:23

People's Bible Notes for Acts 9:23


Ac 9:23 After that many days were fulfilled. A long period, probably at least three years. Luke's narrative is very condensed. He is not writing a history of Saul, but of the founding of the church. We learn from Paul that he spent at this time a long period in Arabia, and after this returned to Damascus (Ga 1:16-18). It was at his return that this persecution broke out. The Jews took counsel to kill him. For additional information, see 2Co 11:32. At this time Damascus was in the temporary possession of Aretas, an Arabian potentate. Less scrupulous than the Roman rulers, he was willing to please Saul's Jewish enemies, who were numerous and influential, by putting him to death.

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