Acts 16:20

“And brought them to the magistrates, saying, These men, being Jews, do exceedingly trouble our city,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Acts 16:20

And brought them to the Magistrates, saying, These men being Iewes, do exceedingly trouble our city,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and when they had brought them to the chief magistrates, they said, "These men are throwing our city into confusion, being Jews,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and when they had brought them unto the magistrates, they said, These men, being Jews, do exceedingly trouble our city,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when they had taken them before the authorities, they said, These men, who are Jews, are greatly troubling our town;
- Basic English Bible

and having brought them up to the praetors, said, These men utterly trouble our city, being Jews,
- Darby Bible

And brought them to the magistrates, saying, These men, being Jews, do exceedingly trouble our city,
- Webster's Bible

Then they brought them before the praetors. "These men," they said, "are creating a great disturbance in our city.
- Weymouth Bible

When they had brought them to the magistrates, they said, "These men, being Jews, are agitating our city,
- World English Bible

And thei brouyten hem to the magistratis, and seiden, These men disturblen oure citee,
- Wycliffe Bible

and having brought them to the magistrates, they said, `These men do exceedingly trouble our city, being Jews;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Acts 16:20

Wesley's Notes for Acts 16:20


16:20 Being Jews - A nation peculiarly despised by the Romans.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 16:20


Ac 16:20 To the magistrates. Roman officers, two in number, called "duumviri", or praetors. These men, being Jews. A great prejudice against Jews at this time existed in Europe. Near this time, Claudius Caesar expelled all Jews from Rome (Ac 18:2). Do exceedingly trouble our city. Raise disturbances.

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