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Acts 25 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:1 - Festus therefore, having come into the province, after three days went up to Jerusalem from Caesarea.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:2 - And the chief priests and the principal men of the Jews informed him against Paul; and they besought him,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:3 - asking a favor against him, that he would send for him to Jerusalem; laying a plot to kill him on the way.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:4 - Howbeit Festus answered, that Paul was kept in charge at Caesarea, and that he himself was about to depart thither shortly.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:5 - Let them therefore, saith he, that are of power among you go down with me, and if there is anything amiss in the man, let them accuse him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:6 - And when he had tarried among them not more than eight or ten days, he went down unto Caesarea; and on the morrow he sat on the judgment-seat, and commanded Paul to be brought.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:7 - And when he was come, the Jews that had come down from Jerusalem stood round about him, bringing against him many and grievous charges which they could not prove;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:8 - while Paul said in his defence, Neither against the law of the Jews, nor against the temple, nor against Caesar, have I sinned at all.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:9 - But Festus, desiring to gain favor with the Jews, answered Paul and said, Wilt thou go up to Jerusalem, and there be judged of these things before me?
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:10 - But Paul said, I am standing before Caesar’s judgment-seat, where I ought to be judged: to the Jews have I done no wrong, as thou also very well knowest.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:11 - If then I am a wrong-doer, and have committed anything worthy of death, I refuse not to die; but if none of those things is true whereof these accuse me, no man can give me up unto them. I appeal unto Caesar.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:12 - Then Festus, when he had conferred with the council, answered, Thou hast appealed unto Caesar: unto Caesar shalt thou go.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:13 - Now when certain days were passed, Agrippa the king and Bernice arrived at Caesarea, and saluted Festus.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:14 - And as they tarried there many days, Festus laid Paul’s case before the king, saying, There is a certain man left a prisoner by Felix;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:15 - about whom, when I was at Jerusalem, the chief priests and the elders of the Jews informed me, asking for sentence against him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:16 - To whom I answered, that it is not the custom of the Romans to give up any man, before that the accused have the accusers face to face, and have had opportunity to make his defence concerning the matter laid against him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:17 - When therefore they were come together here, I made no delay, but on the next day sat on the judgment-seat, and commanded the man to be brought.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:18 - Concerning whom, when the accusers stood up, they brought no charge of such evil things as I supposed;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:19 - but had certain questions against him of their own religion, and of one Jesus, who was dead, whom Paul affirmed to be alive.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:20 - And I, being perplexed how to inquire concerning these things, asked whether he would go to Jerusalem and there be judged of these matters.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:21 - But when Paul had appealed to be kept for the decision of the emperor, I commanded him to be kept till I should send him to Caesar.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:22 - And Agrippa said unto Festus, I also could wish to hear the man myself. To-morrow, saith he, thou shalt hear him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:23 - So on the morrow, when Agrippa was come, and Bernice, with great pomp, and they were entered into the place of hearing with the chief captains and the principal men of the city, at the command of Festus Paul was brought in.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:24 - And Festus saith, King Agrippa, and all men who are here present with us, ye behold this man, about whom all the multitude of the Jews made suit to me, both at Jerusalem and here, crying that he ought not to live any longer.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:25 - But I found that he had committed nothing worthy of death: and as he himself appealed to the emperor I determined to send him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:26 - Of whom I have no certain thing to write unto my lord. Wherefore I have brought him forth before you, and specially before thee, king Agrippa, that, after examination had, I may have somewhat to write.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:27 - For it seemeth to me unreasonable, in sending a prisoner, not withal to signify the charges against him.
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Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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