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Acts 23:16 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— But Paul's sister's son heard of their lying in wait, and he came and entered into the castle and told Paul.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And when Paul's sister's son heard of their lying in wait, he went and entered into the castle, and told Paul.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— But the son of Paul’s sister heard of their ambush, and he came and entered the barracks and told Paul.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And when the son of Paul's sister heard of their lying in wait, he went and entered into the castle, and told Paul.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— But Paul's sister's son, having heard of the lying in wait, came and entered into the fortress and reported [it] to Paul.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But Paul's sister's son hearing of the lying-in-wait, happening to be near, and coming into the castle,—reported it unto Paul.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And the son of Paul's sister having heard of the lying in wait, having gone and entered into the castle, told Paul,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Which when Paul's sister's son had heard, of their lying in wait, he came and entered into the castle and told Paul.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And when Pauls sisters sonne heard of their laying in wait, hee went and entred into the castle, & told Paul.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And the son of the sister of Paulos heard this plot, and he entered the fortress and informed Paulos.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And the son of Paul's sister, heard of this plot: and he went into the castle, and informed Paul.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
when Paul's 3972
{3972} Prime
Παῦλος
Paulos
{pow'-los}
Of Latin origin; (little; but remotely from a derivative of G3973, meaning the same); Paulus, the name of a Roman and of an apostle.
sister's 79
{0079} Prime
ἀδελφή
adelphe
{ad-el-fay'}
Feminine of G0080; a sister (natural or ecclesiastical).
son 5207
{5207} Prime
υἱός
huios
{hwee-os'}
Apparently a primary word; a 'son' (sometimes of animals), used very widely of immediate, remote or figurative kinship.
heard 191
{0191} Prime
ἀκούω
akouo
{ak-oo'-o}
A primary verb; to hear (in various senses).
z5660
<5660> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 714
of their lying in wait, 1749
{1749} Prime
ἐνέδραν
enedran
{en'-ed-ran}
Neuter of the same as G1747; an ambush, that is, (figuratively) murderous design.
he went 3854
{3854} Prime
παραγίνομαι
paraginomai
{par-ag-in'-om-ahee}
From G3844 and G1096; to become near, that is, approach (have arrived); by implication to appear publicly.
z5637
<5637> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Middle Deponent (See G5788)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 137
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
entered 1525
{1525} Prime
εἰσέρχομαι
eiserchomai
{ice-er'-khom-ahee}
From G1519 and G2064; to enter (literally or figuratively).
z5631
<5631> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 889
into 1519
{1519} Prime
εἰς
eis
{ice}
A primary preposition; to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
castle, 3925
{3925} Prime
παρεμβολή
parembole
{par-em-bol-ay'}
From a compound of G3844 and G1685; a throwing in beside (juxtaposition), that is, (specifically) battle array, encampment or barracks (tower Antonia).
and told 518
{0518} Prime
ἀπαγγέλλω
apaggello
{ap-ang-el'-lo}
From G0575 and the base of G0032; to announce.
z5656
<5656> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2319
Paul. 3972
{3972} Prime
Παῦλος
Paulos
{pow'-los}
Of Latin origin; (little; but remotely from a derivative of G3973, meaning the same); Paulus, the name of a Roman and of an apostle.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Acts 23:16-22

_ _ Paul’s sister’s son — (See on Acts 9:30). If he was at this time residing at Jerusalem for his education, like Paul himself, he may have got at the schools those hints of the conspiracy on which he so promptly acted.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 23:12-35.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
when:

Job 5:13 He taketh the wise in their own craftiness: and the counsel of the froward is carried headlong.
Proverbs 21:30 [There is] no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.
Lamentations 3:37 Who [is] he [that] saith, and it cometh to pass, [when] the Lord commandeth [it] not?
1 Corinthians 3:19 For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He taketh the wise in their own craftiness.

he went:

2 Samuel 17:17 Now Jonathan and Ahimaaz stayed by Enrogel; for they might not be seen to come into the city: and a wench went and told them; and they went and told king David.
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