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Acts 23:16

    Acts 23:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And when Paul's sister's son heard of their lying in wait, he went and entered into the castle, and told Paul.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And when Paul's sister's son heard of their lying in wait, he went and entered into the castle, and told Paul.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    But Paul's sister's son heard of their lying in wait, and he came and entered into the castle and told Paul.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But Paul's sister's son had word of their design, and he came into the army building and gave news of it to Paul.

    Webster's Revision

    But Paul's sister's son heard of their lying in wait, and he came and entered into the castle and told Paul.

    World English Bible

    But Paul's sister's son heard of their lying in wait, and he came and entered into the barracks and told Paul.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    But Paul's sister's son heard of their lying in wait, and he came and entered into the castle, and told Paul.

    Clarke's Commentary on Acts 23:16

    Paul's sister's son - This is all we know of Paul's family. And we know not how this young man got to Jerusalem; the family, no doubt, still resided at Tarsus.

    Barnes' Notes on Acts 23:16

    Paul's sister's son - This is all that we know of the family of Paul. Nor do we know for what purpose he was at Jerusalem. It is possible that Paul might have a sister residing there; though, as Paul himself had been sent there formerly for his education, it seems more probable that this young man was sent there for the same purpose.

    Entered into the castle - Paul had the privileges of a Roman citizen, and as no well-founded charge had been laid against him, it is probable that he was not very closely confined, and that his friends might have free access to him.