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Acts 23:29 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— whom I found to be accused about questions of their law, but to have nothing laid to his charge worthy of death or of bonds.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Whom I perceived to be accused of questions of their law, but to have nothing laid to his charge worthy of death or of bonds.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— and I found him to be accused over questions about their Law, but under no accusation deserving death or imprisonment.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Whom I perceived to be accused of questions of their law, but to have nothing laid to his charge worthy of death, or of bonds.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— whom I found to be accused of questions of their law, but to have no charge laid against him [making him] worthy of death or of bonds.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— whom I found to be accused concerning questions of their law, but, of nothing worthy of death or bonds, to be charged.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— whom I found accused concerning questions of their law, and having no accusation worthy of death or bonds;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Whom I found to be accused concerning questions of their law; but having nothing laid to his charge worthy of death or of bands.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Whom I perceiued to be accused of questions of their lawe, but to haue nothing laide to his charge worthy of death or of bonds.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And I found that concerning questions of their law they accused him; and a cause worthy of bonds or of death was not in him.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And I found, that it was about questions of their law they accused him, and that an offence worthy of bonds or of death, was not upon him.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Whom 3739
{3739} Prime
ὅς
hos
{hos}
Probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article G3588); the relative (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that.
I perceived 2147
{2147} Prime
εὑρίσκω
heurisko
{hyoo-ris'-ko}
A prolonged form of a primary word εὕρω [[heuro]], {hyoo'-ro}; which (together with another cognate form, εὑρέω [[heureo]], {hyoo-reh'-o}) is used for it in all the tenses except the present and imperfect; to find (literally or figuratively).
z5627
<5627> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2138 plus 1 in a variant reading in a footnote
to be accused 1458
{1458} Prime
ἐγκαλέω
egkaleo
{eng-kal-eh'-o}
From G1722 and G2564; to call in (as a debt or demand), that is, bring to account (charge, criminate, etc.).
z5746
<5746> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 360
of 4012
{4012} Prime
περί
peri
{per-ee'}
From the base of G4008; properly through (all over), that is, around; figuratively with respect to; used in various applications, of place, cause or time (with the genitive case denoting the subject or occasion or superlative point; with the accusative case the locality, circuit, matter, circumstance or general period).
questions 2213
{2213} Prime
ζήτημα
zetema
{dzay'-tay-mah}
From G2212; a search (properly concrete), that is, (in words) a debate.
of their y846
[0846] Standard
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
x848
(0848) Complement
αὑτοῦ
hautou
{how-too'}
Contraction for G1438; self (in some oblique case or reflexive relation).
law, 3551
{3551} Prime
νόμος
nomos
{nom'-os}
From a primary word νέμω [[nemo]] (to parcel out, especially food or grazing to animals); law (through the idea of prescriptive usage), generally (regulation), specifically (of Moses [including the volume]; also of the Gospel), or figuratively (a principle).
but 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
to have 2192
{2192} Prime
ἔχω
echo
{ekh'-o}
A primary verb (including an alternate form σχέω [[scheo]], {skheh'-o}; used in certain tenses only); to hold (used in very various applications, literally or figuratively, direct or remote; such as possession, ability, contiguity, relation or condition).
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
nothing 3367
{3367} Prime
μηδείς
medeis
{may-dice'}
The masculine, feminine irregular (second form) and neuter (third form) from G3361 and G1520; not even one (man, woman, thing).
laid to his charge 1462
{1462} Prime
ἔγκλημα
egklema
{eng'-klay-mah}
From G1458; an accusation, that is, offence alleged.
worthy 514
{0514} Prime
ἄξιος
axios
{ax'-ee-os}
Probably from G0071; deserving, comparable or suitable (as if drawing praise).
of death 2288
{2288} Prime
θάνατος
thanatos
{than'-at-os}
From G2348; (properly an adjective used as a noun) death (literally or figuratively).
or 2228
{2228} Prime

e
{ay}
A primary particle of distinction between two connected terms; disjunctive, or; comparative, than.
of bonds. 1199
{1199} Prime
δεσμόν
desmon
{des-mon'}
Neuter and masculine respectively from G1210; a band, that is, ligament (of the body) or shackle (of a prisoner); figuratively an impediment or disability.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Acts 23:26-30.


Acts 23:29

_ _ perceived to be accused of questions of their law, etc. — Amidst all his difficulty in getting at the charges laid against Paul, enough, no doubt, come out to satisfy him that the whole was a question of religion, and that there was no case for a civil tribunal.

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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Acts 23:6-9 But when Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees, and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, Men [and] brethren, I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee: of the hope and resurrection of the dead I am called in question. ... And there arose a great cry: and the scribes [that were] of the Pharisees' part arose, and strove, saying, We find no evil in this man: but if a spirit or an angel hath spoken to him, let us not fight against God.
Acts 18:15 But if it be a question of words and names, and [of] your law, look ye [to it]; for I will be no judge of such [matters].
Acts 24:5-6 For we have found this man [a] pestilent [fellow], and a mover of sedition among all the Jews throughout the world, and a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes: ... Who also hath gone about to profane the temple: whom we took, and would have judged according to our law.
Acts 24:10-21 Then Paul, after that the governor had beckoned unto him to speak, answered, Forasmuch as I know that thou hast been of many years a judge unto this nation, I do the more cheerfully answer for myself: ... Except it be for this one voice, that I cried standing among them, Touching the resurrection of the dead I am called in question by you this day.
Acts 25:19-20 But had certain questions against him of their own superstition, and of one Jesus, which was dead, whom Paul affirmed to be alive. ... And because I doubted of such manner of questions, I asked [him] whether he would go to Jerusalem, and there be judged of these matters.

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Acts 25:7-8 And when he was come, the Jews which came down from Jerusalem stood round about, and laid many and grievous complaints against Paul, which they could not prove. ... While he answered for himself, Neither against the law of the Jews, neither against the temple, nor yet against Caesar, have I offended any thing at all.
Acts 25:11 For if I be an offender, or have committed any thing worthy of death, I refuse not to die: but if there be none of these things whereof these accuse me, no man may deliver me unto them. I appeal unto Caesar.
Acts 25:25 But when I found that he had committed nothing worthy of death, and that he himself hath appealed to Augustus, I have determined to send him.
Acts 26:31 And when they were gone aside, they talked between themselves, saying, This man doeth nothing worthy of death or of bonds.
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