On this visit to Jerusalem, Paul was attacked by a Jewish mob. They dragged Paul from the Temple as Jerusalem was in confusion. The Roman commander broke up the crowd. He wanted to know what was going on. The soldiers carried Paul to jail as, the Asian Jews wanted to kill Paul. Then the Roman commander realized that Paul knew Greek and that he was not an Egyptian. Paul said that he was a Jew from Tarsus. He wanted to speak to this crowd in Hebrew.