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Acts 28:24

  1. Some were convinced by what he had said, and some disbelieved.

from David Stern's Jewish New Testament Commentary:

Of the "large numbers" of Jewish leaders present (v.23), "some" (Greek oi men, "these, on the one hand") were persuaded and "some" (oi de, "these on the other") disbelieved, refused to believe. The "some" and the "some" are correlative, of comparable size, of more or less the same order of magnitude. What may reasonably be concluded, therefore, is that the whole leadership of Rome's Jewish community was well represented by the "large numbers," and that a sizable proportion of them, though not necessarily half, were persuaded of the truth of Messianic Judaism then and there.

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