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Acts 9:24 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— but their plot became known to Saul. And they watched the gates also day and night that they might kill him:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— But their laying await was known of Saul. And they watched the gates day and night to kill him.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— but their plot became known to Saul. They were also watching the gates day and night so that they might put him to death;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But their laying in wait, was known to Saul. And they watched the gates day and night to kill him.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— But their plot became known to Saul. And they watched also the gates both day and night, that they might kill him;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But their plot was made known unto Saul,—and they were even narrowly watching the gates, both day and night, that they might kill him;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and their counsel against [him] was known to Saul; they were also watching the gates both day and night, that they may kill him,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But their lying in wait was made known to Saul. And they watched the gates also day and night, that they might kill him.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— But their laying awaite was knowen of Saul: and they watched the gates day and night to kill him.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— But their treachery was showed to Shaol, which they sought to do to him; and that they kept the gates of the city day and night to kill him.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And the plot which they sought to execute upon him, was made known to Saul: and they watched the gates of the city by day and by night, in order to kill him.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
But 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
their 846
{0846} Prime
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.
laying await 1917
{1917} Prime
ἐπιβουλή
epiboule
{ep-ee-boo-lay'}
From a presumed compound of G1909 and G1014; a plan against someone, that is, a plot.
was known 1097
{1097} Prime
γινώσκω
ginosko
{ghin-oce'-ko}
A prolonged form of a primary verb; to 'know' (absolutely), in a great variety of applications and with many implications (as shown at left, with others not thus clearly expressed).
z5681
<5681> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 602
of Saul. 4569
{4569} Prime
Σαῦλος
Saulos
{sow'-los}
Of Hebrew origin, the same as G4549; Saulus (that is, Shaul), the Jewish name of Paul.
And 5037
{5037} Prime
τέ
te
{teh}
A primary particle (enclitic) of connection or addition; both or also (properly as a correlation of G2532).
they watched 3906
{3906} Prime
παρατηρέω
paratereo
{par-at-ay-reh'-o}
From G3844 and G5083; to inspect alongside, that is, note insidiously or scrupulously.
z5707
<5707> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 855
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).
gates 4439
{4439} Prime
πύλη
pule
{poo'-lay}
Apparently a primary word; a gate, that is, the leaf or wing of a folding entrance (literally or figuratively).
x5037
(5037) Complement
τέ
te
{teh}
A primary particle (enclitic) of connection or addition; both or also (properly as a correlation of G2532).
day 2250
{2250} Prime
ἡμέρα
hemera
{hay-mer'-ah}
Feminine (with G5610 implied) of a derivative of ἧμαι [[hemai]] (to sit; akin to the base of G1476) meaning tame, that is, gentle; day, that is, (literally) the time space between dawn and dark, or the whole 24 hours (but several days were usually reckoned by the Jews as inclusive of the parts of both extremes); figuratively a period (always defined more or less clearly by the context).
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.
night 3571
{3571} Prime
νύξ
nux
{noox}
A primary word; 'night' (literally or figuratively).
to 3704
{3704} Prime
ὅπως
hopos
{hop'-oce}
From G3739 and G4459; what (-ever) how, that is, in the manner that (as adverb or conjugation of coincidence, intentional or actual).
kill 337
{0337} Prime
ἀναιρέω
anaireo
{an-ahee-reh'-o}
From G0303 and (the active of) G0138; to take up, that is, adopt; by implication to take away (violently), that is, abolish, murder.
z5661
<5661> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Subjunctive (See G5792)
Count - 512
him. 846
{0846} Prime
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.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Acts 9:24-25

_ _ they watched the gates night and day to kill him — The full extent of his danger appears only from his own account (2 Corinthians 11:32): “In Damascus, the governor under Aretas the king kept the city of the Damascenes with a garrison, desirous to apprehend me”; the exasperated Jews having obtained from the governor a military force, the more surely to compass his destruction.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 9:23-31.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Acts 9:24

They guarded the gates day and night — That is, the governor did, at their request, 2 Corinthians 11:32.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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their:

Acts 9:29-30 And he spake boldly in the name of the Lord Jesus, and disputed against the Grecians: but they went about to slay him. ... [Which] when the brethren knew, they brought him down to Caesarea, and sent him forth to Tarsus.
Acts 14:5-6 And when there was an assault made both of the Gentiles, and also of the Jews with their rulers, to use [them] despitefully, and to stone them, ... They were ware of [it], and fled unto Lystra and Derbe, cities of Lycaonia, and unto the region that lieth round about:
Acts 17:10-15 And the brethren immediately sent away Paul and Silas by night unto Berea: who coming [thither] went into the synagogue of the Jews. ... And they that conducted Paul brought him unto Athens: and receiving a commandment unto Silas and Timotheus for to come to him with all speed, they departed.
Acts 23:12-21 And when it was day, certain of the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they had killed Paul. ... But do not thou yield unto them: for there lie in wait for him of them more than forty men, which have bound themselves with an oath, that they will neither eat nor drink till they have killed him: and now are they ready, looking for a promise from thee.
Acts 25:3 And desired favour against him, that he would send for him to Jerusalem, laying wait in the way to kill him.
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.
Judges 16:2-3 [And it was told] the Gazites, saying, Samson is come hither. And they compassed [him] in, and laid wait for him all night in the gate of the city, and were quiet all the night, saying, In the morning, when it is day, we shall kill him. ... And Samson lay till midnight, and arose at midnight, and took the doors of the gate of the city, and the two posts, and went away with them, bar and all, and put [them] upon his shoulders, and carried them up to the top of an hill that [is] before Hebron.
2 Corinthians 11:32 In Damascus the governor under Aretas the king kept the city of the Damascenes with a garrison, desirous to apprehend me:

And they:

Psalms 21:11 For they intended evil against thee: they imagined a mischievous device, [which] they are not able [to perform].
Psalms 37:32-33 The wicked watcheth the righteous, and seeketh to slay him. ... The LORD will not leave him in his hand, nor condemn him when he is judged.
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Jg 16:2. Ps 21:11; 37:32. Ac 9:29; 14:5; 17:10; 23:12; 25:3, 11. 2Co 11:32.

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