Acts 22:23

“And as they cried out, and cast off their clothes, and threw dust into the air,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And as they cried out, and cast off their clothes, & threw dust into the aire,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And as they were crying out and throwing off their cloaks and tossing dust into the air,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And as they cried out, and threw off their garments, and cast dust into the air,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And while they were crying out, and pulling off their clothing, and sending dust into the air,
- Basic English Bible

And as they were crying, and throwing away their clothes, and casting dust into the air,
- Darby Bible

And as they cried out, and cast off their clothes, and threw dust into the air,
- Webster's Bible

And when they continued their furious shouts, throwing their clothes into the air and flinging dust about,
- Weymouth Bible

As they cried out, and threw off their cloaks, and threw dust into the air,
- World English Bible

And whanne thei crieden, and kesten awei her clothis, and threwen dust in to the eir,
- Wycliffe Bible

And they crying out and casting up their garments, and throwing dust into the air,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 22:23


22:23 They rent their garments - In token of indignation and horror at this pretended blasphemy, and cast dust into the air - Through vehemence of rage, which they knew not how to vent.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 22:23


Ac 22:23 Cast off [their] clothes, and threw dust into the air. Manifestations of an uncontrolled fury that hardly knew what it did.

Discussion for Acts 22:23

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