And there was much murmuring
among the people concerning him: for some
said, He is a
good man: others said, Nay; but he deceiveth
Therefore said some of the Pharisees, This man
is not of God, because he keepeth not the sabbath day. Others said, How can a man that is a sinner do such miracles? And there
was a division among them.
There was a division therefore again among the Jews for these sayings.
For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter in law against her mother in law.
Suppose ye that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, Nay; but rather division:
But the multitude
of the city was divided: and part
held with the Jews, and part with the apostles
And when he had so said, there
arose a dissension between the Pharisees and the Sadducees: and the multitude was divided. ... And when there arose a great dissension, the chief captain, fearing
lest Paul should have been pulled in pieces of them, commanded the soldiers to go down, and to take
him by force from among them, and to bring [him
] into the castle.