Then the high priest and all his associates, who were members of the party of the Sadducees, were filled with jealousy.
But the high priest rose up, along with all his associates (that is the sect of the Sadducees), and they were filled with jealousy.
The high priest and his friends, who were Sadducees, reacted with violent jealousy.
Provoked mightily by all this, the Chief Priest and those on his side, mainly the sect of Sadducees, went into action,
But the high priest and those who were with him (the Sadducees) were full of envy,
Then the high priest took action; he and all who were with him (that is, the sect of the Sadducees), being filled with jealousy,
Then the high priest rose up, and all those who were with him (which is the sect of the Sadducees), and they were filled with indignation,
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1 sn See the note on Sadducees in 4:1.
2 sn This is a parenthetical note by the author.
3 sn Filled with jealousy. In Acts, the term “jealousy” (ζήλος, zhlos) occurs only here and in Acts 13:45. It is a key term in Judaism for religiously motivated rage (1 Macc 2:24; 1QH 14:13-15; m. Sanhedrin 9:5). It was a zeal motivated by a desire to maintain the purity of the faith.