35 When Paul reached the steps, the violence of the mob was so great he had to be carried by the soldiers.

Read Acts 21:35 Using Other Translations

And when he came upon the stairs, so it was, that he was borne of the soldiers for the violence of the people.
And when he came to the steps, he was actually carried by the soldiers because of the violence of the crowd,
As Paul reached the stairs, the mob grew so violent the soldiers had to lift him to their shoulders to protect him.