Acts 5:26

“Then went the captain with the officers, and brought them without violence: for they feared the people, lest they should have been stoned.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then went the captaine with the officers, and brought them without violence: (For they feared the people, lest they should haue bene stoned.)
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then the captain went along with the officers and {proceeded} to bring them {back} without violence (for they were afraid of the people, that they might be stoned).
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then went the captain with the officers, and brought them, `but' without violence; for they feared the people, lest they should be stoned.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then the captain and some of the police went and took them, but not violently, for fear that they might be stoned by the people.
- Basic English Bible

Then the captain, having gone with the officers, brought them, not with violence, for they feared the people, lest they should be stoned.
- Darby Bible

Then went the captain with the officers, and brought them without violence: for they feared the people, lest they should have been stoned.
- Webster's Bible

Upon this the Commander went with the officers, and brought the Apostles; but without using violence; for they were afraid of being stoned by the people.
- Weymouth Bible

Then the captain went with the officers, and brought them without violence, for they were afraid that the people might stone them.
- World English Bible

Thanne the magistrat wente with the mynystris, and brouyte hem with out violence; for thei dredden the puple, lest thei schulden be stonyd.
- Wycliffe Bible

then the magistrate having gone away with officers, brought them without violence, for they were fearing the people, lest they should be stoned;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Acts 5:26


Ac 5:26 Brought them without violence. The favor of the people for the apostles was so shown that they feared a tumult.

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