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Acts 21:30

    Acts 21:30 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And all the city was moved, and the people ran together: and they took Paul, and drew him out of the temple: and forthwith the doors were shut.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And all the city was moved, and the people ran together: and they took Paul, and drew him out of the temple: and immediately the doors were shut.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And all the city was moved, and the people ran together; and they laid hold on Paul, and dragged him out of the temple: and straightway the doors were shut.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And all the town was moved, and the people came running together and put their hands on Paul, pulling him out of the Temple: and then the doors were shut.

    Webster's Revision

    And all the city was moved, and the people ran together; and they laid hold on Paul, and dragged him out of the temple: and straightway the doors were shut.

    World English Bible

    All the city was moved, and the people ran together. They seized Paul and dragged him out of the temple. Immediately the doors were shut.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And all the city was moved, and the people ran together: and they laid hold on Paul, and dragged him out of the temple: and straightway the doors were shut.

    Definitions for Acts 21:30

    Forthwith - Immediately.

    Clarke's Commentary on Acts 21:30

    They took Paul - They tumultuously seized on him; and drew him out of the temple, out of the court of the Israelites, where he was worshipping: and - the doors were shut; the doors of the court of the Gentiles, probably to prevent Paul from getting any succor from his friends in the city; for their whole proceedings show that they purposed to murder him: they brought him out of the court of the Israelites, that court being peculiarly holy, that it might not be defiled by his blood; and they shut the court of the Gentiles, that they might have the opportunity unmolested of killing him in that place; for the court of the Gentiles was reckoned to be less holy than that of the Israelites.

    Barnes' Notes on Acts 21:30

    The city was moved - Was agitated; was thrown into commotion.

    Drew him out of the temple - Under the pretence that he had defiled it. The evident design was to put him to death, Acts 21:31.

    The doors were shut - The doors leading into the courts of the temple.