Acts 23:7

“And when he had so said, there arose a dissension between the Pharisees and the Sadducees: and the multitude was divided.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Acts 23:7

And when hee had so said, there arose a dissension betweene the Pharisees and the Sadducees: and the multitude was diuided.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

As he said this, there occurred a dissension between the Pharisees and Sadducees, and the assembly was divided.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when he had so said, there arose a dissension between the Pharisees and Sadducees; and the assembly was divided.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when he had said this, there was an argument between the Pharisees and the Sadducees, and a division in the meeting.
- Basic English Bible

And when he had spoken this, there was a tumult of the Pharisees and the Sadducees, and the multitude was divided.
- Darby Bible

And when he had so said, there arose a dissension between the Pharisees and the Sadducees: and the multitude was divided.
- Webster's Bible

These words of his caused an angry dispute between the Pharisees and the Sadducees, and the assembly took different sides.
- Weymouth Bible

When he had said this, an argument arose between the Pharisees and Sadducees, and the assembly was divided.
- World English Bible

And whanne he hadde seid this thing, dissencioun was maad bitwixe the Fariseis and the Saduceis, and the multitude was departid.
- Wycliffe Bible

And he having spoken this, there came a dissension of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees, and the crowd was divided,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Acts 23:7

Wesley's Notes for Acts 23:7


23:5 I was not aware, brethren, that it was the high priest - He seems to mean, I did not advert to it, in the prophetic transport of my mind: but he does not add, that his not adverting to it proceeded from the power of the Spirit coming upon him; as knowing they were not able to bear it. This answer admirably shows the situation of mind he was then in, partly with regard to the bystanders, whom he thus softens, adding also the title of brethren, and justifying their reproof by the prohibition of Moses; partly with regard to himself, who, after that singular transport subsided, was again under the direction of the general command. #Exod 22:28|.

23:6 I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee: for the hope of the resurrection of the dead am I called in question - So he was in effect; although not formally, or explicitly.

23:8 The Pharisees confess both - Both the resurrection, and the existence of angels and separate spirits.

23:9 And the scribes of the Pharisees' side arising - Every sect contains both learned and unlearned. The former used to be the mouth of the party. If a spirit - St. Paul in his speech from the stairs had affirmed, that Jesus, whom they knew to have been dead, was alive, and that he had spoken to him from heaven, and again in a vision. So they add nothing, only they construe it in their own way, putting an angel or spirit for Jesus.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 23:7


Ac 23:7 There arose a dissension. The Pharisees were at once reminded that Paul was with them in their great ground of contention with the Sadducees. His appeal to them makes them at once his champions against the rival sect.

Discussion for Acts 23:7



 

Do you have a Bible comment or question?


2000 characters remain...




Bible Options

Sponsored Links