Acts 21:37-40 NIV

Paul Speaks to the Crowd

22:3-16pp -- Ac 9:1-22; 26:9-18

37 As the soldiers were about to take Paul into the barracks,1 he asked the commander, "May I say something to you?" "Do you speak Greek?" he replied.

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      38 "Aren't you the Egyptian who started a revolt and led four thousand terrorists out into the desert2 some time ago?"3

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      39 Paul answered, "I am a Jew, from Tarsus4 in Cilicia,5 a citizen of no ordinary city. Please let me speak to the people."

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      40 Having received the commander's permission, Paul stood on the steps and motioned6 to the crowd. When they were all silent, he said to them in Aramaica:7

      References for Acts 21:40

        • a 21:40 - Or possibly "Hebrew"; also in 22:2