Acts 17:8

“And they troubled the people and the rulers of the city, when they heard these things.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they troubled the people, and the rulers of the citie, when they heard these things.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

They stirred up the crowd and the city authorities who heard these things.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they troubled the multitude and the rulers of the city, when they heard these things.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And hearing these things the people and the rulers of the town were troubled.
- Basic English Bible

And they troubled the crowd and the politarchs when they heard these things.
- Darby Bible

And they troubled the people, and the rulers of the city, when they heard these things.
- Webster's Bible

Great was the excitement among the crowd, and among the magistrates of the city, when they heard these charges.
- Weymouth Bible

The multitude and the rulers of the city were troubled when they heard these things.
- World English Bible

And thei moueden the puple, and the princis of the citee, herynge these thingis.
- Wycliffe Bible

And they troubled the multitude and the city rulers, hearing these things,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Acts 17:8


Ac 17:8 They troubled . . . the rulers. Troubled, because it was a charge of disloyalty to the Roman Caesar, and of an attempt to have another king. They were utterly ignorant of the nature of Christ's kingdom.

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