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Acts 23:5


Paul replied, 1  “I did not realize, 2  brothers, that he was the high priest, for it is written, ‘You must not speak evil about a ruler of your people.’” 3 


Ex 22:28; Ec 10:20; Ac 24:17; 2Pe 2:10; Jude 1:8,9

NET © Notes

tn Grk “said.”

tn Or “know.”

sn A quotation from Exod 22:28. This text defines a form of blasphemy. Paul, aware of the fact that he came close to crossing the line, backed off out of respect for the law.

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