In Damascus the governor under King Aretas had the city of the Damascenes guarded in order to arrest me.
In Damascus the ethnarch under Aretas the king was guarding the city of the Damascenes in order to seize me,
When I was in Damascus, the governor under King Aretas kept guards at the city gates to catch me.
Remember the time I was in Damascus and the governor of King Aretas posted guards at the city gates to arrest me?
In Damascus, the ruler under Aretas the king kept watch over the town of the people of Damascus, in order to take me:
In Damascus, the governor under King Aretas guarded the city of Damascus in order to seize me,
In Damascus the governor, under Aretas the king, was guarding the city of the Damascenes with a garrison, desiring to arrest me;
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1 tn Grk “ethnarch.”
sn The governor was an official called an ethnarch who was appointed to rule over a particular area or constituency on behalf of a king.
2 tn Grk “the city of the Damascenes.”
3 tn Or “to seize,” “to catch.”