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Acts 6:12

    Acts 6:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And they stirred up the people, and the elders, and the scribes, and came upon him, and caught him, and brought him to the council,

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And they stirred up the people, and the elders, and the scribes, and came on him, and caught him, and brought him to the council,

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And they stirred up the people, and the elders, and the scribes, and came upon him, and seized him, and brought him into the council,

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the people, with the rulers and the scribes, were moved against him, and they came and took him before the Sanhedrin,

    Webster's Revision

    And they stirred up the people, and the elders, and the scribes, and came upon him, and seized him, and brought him into the council,

    World English Bible

    They stirred up the people, the elders, and the scribes, and came against him and seized him, and brought him in to the council,

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And they stirred up the people, and the elders, and the scribes, and came upon him, and seized him, and brought him into the council,

    Clarke's Commentary on Acts 6:12

    And they - The Libertines, etc., mentioned before, stirred up the people - raised a mob against him, and, to assist and countenance the mob, got the elders and scribes to conduct it, who thus made themselves one with the basest of the people, whom they collected; and then, altogether, without law or form of justice, rushed on the good man, seized him, and brought him to a council who, though they sat in the seat of judgment, were ready for every evil work.

    Barnes' Notes on Acts 6:12

    And they stirred up the people - They "excited" the people, or alarmed their fears, as had been done before when they sought to put the Lord Jesus to death, Matthew 27:20.

    The elders - The members of the Sanhedrin, or Great Council.

    Scribes - See the notes on Matthew 2:4.

    To the council - To the Sanhedrin, or the Great Council of the nation, which claimed jurisdiction in the matters of religion. See the notes on Matthew 2:4.