Acts 5:17

“Then the high priest rose up, and all they that were with him, (which is the sect of the Sadducees,) and were filled with indignation,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then the high Priest rose vp, and al they that were with him, (which is the sect of the Sadduces) and were filled with indignation,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But the high priest rose up, along with all his associates (that is the sect of the Sadducees), and they were filled with jealousy.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But the high priest rose up, and all they that were with him (which is the sect of the Sadducees), and they were filled with jealousy,
- American Standard Version (1901)

But the high priest and those who were with him (the Sadducees) were full of envy,
- Basic English Bible

And the high priest rising up, and all they that were with him, which is the sect of the Sadducees, were filled with wrath,
- Darby Bible

Then the high priest rose up, and all they that were with him; (which is the sect of the Sadducees) and were filled with indignation,
- Webster's Bible

This roused the High Priest. He and all his party--the sect of the Sadducees--were filled with angry jealousy
- Weymouth Bible

But the high priest rose up, and all those who were with him (which is the sect of the Sadducees), and they were filled with jealousy,
- World English Bible

But the prince of preestis roos vp, and alle that weren with hym, that is the eresye of Saduceis, and weren fillid with enuye;
- Wycliffe Bible

And having risen, the chief priest, and all those with him -- being the sect of the Sadducees -- were filled with zeal,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 5:17


5:17 The high priest - and the sect of the Sadducees - A goodly company for the priest! He, and these deniers of any angel or resurrection, were filled with zeal - Angry, bitter, persecuting zeal.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 5:17


Ac 5:17 Then the high priest rose up. Was stirred to action. Annas is, no doubt, meant. See PNT "Ac 4:6". All they that were with him. His sect, the Sadducees, co-operated with him. They were determined to stop the preaching of the resurrection. See PNT "Ac 4:1".

Discussion for Acts 5:17

  • Martina ajie azaah for verse 17
    The determination of these religious rulers to obscure the truth of the gospel is an indication that they did not even believe in God in the first place.They were merely hiding behind the Law of Moses to make a name for themselves.Woe betides any one who calls the name of the lord in vain.

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