Acts 26:21

21 That is why some Jews seized me in the temple courts and tried to kill me.

Acts 26:21 in Other Translations

KJV
21 For these causes the Jews caught me in the temple, and went about to kill me.
ESV
21 For this reason the Jews seized me in the temple and tried to kill me.
NLT
21 Some Jews arrested me in the Temple for preaching this, and they tried to kill me.
MSG
21 "It's because of this 'whole world' dimension that the Jews grabbed me in the Temple that day and tried to kill me. They want to keep God for themselves.
CSB
21 For this reason the Jews seized me in the temple complex and were trying to kill me.

Acts 26:21 Meaning and Commentary

Acts 26:21

For these causes the Jews caught me in the temple
He means the Asiatic Jews, who finding him in the temple, laid hold on him, and dragged him out of it: and, as he says, went about to kill me; for no other reason, but for preaching to the Gentiles, and for preaching the above doctrines to them: what he refers to is in ( Acts 21:27-31 ) .

Acts 26:21 In-Context

19 “So then, King Agrippa, I was not disobedient to the vision from heaven.
20 First to those in Damascus, then to those in Jerusalem and in all Judea, and then to the Gentiles, I preached that they should repent and turn to God and demonstrate their repentance by their deeds.
21 That is why some Jews seized me in the temple courts and tried to kill me.
22 But God has helped me to this very day; so I stand here and testify to small and great alike. I am saying nothing beyond what the prophets and Moses said would happen—
23 that the Messiah would suffer and, as the first to rise from the dead, would bring the message of light to his own people and to the Gentiles.”

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