Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Acts 9:24


but Saul learned of their plot against him. 1  They were also watching 2  the city gates 3  day and night so that they could kill him.


Jud 16:2,3; Ps 21:11; Ps 37:32,33; Ac 9:29,30; Ac 14:5,6; Ac 17:10-15; Ac 23:12-21; Ac 25:3,11; 2Co 11:32

NET © Notes

tn The words “against him” are implied, as suggested by L&N 30.71.

tn Or “guarding.” This is a negative term in Luke-Acts (Luke 6:7; 14:1; 20:20).

tn The word πύλη (pulh) may refer to a house door or gate, or to the large gates used in a palace, temple, or city wall. Here the context clearly indicates a reference to the latter, so the translation “city gates” is used.

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