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Acts 24 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:1 - After five days, the Kohen Gadol, Hananyah, came down with certain Zakenim and an orator, one Tertullus. They informed the governor against Sha'ul.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:2 - When he was called, Tertullus began to accuse him, saying, "Seeing that by you we enjoy much shalom, and that excellent measures are coming to this nation,

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:3 - we accept it in all ways and in all places, most excellent Felix, with all thankfulness.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:4 - But, that I don't delay you, I entreat you to bear with us and hear a few words.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:5 - For we have found this man to be a plague, an instigator of insurrections among all the Yehudim throughout the world, and a ringleader of the sect of the Natzratim.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:6 - He even tried to profane the temple, and we arrested him.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:8 - By examining him yourself you may ascertain all these things of which we accuse him."

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:9 - The Yehudim also joined in the attack, affirming that these things were so.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:10 - When the governor had beckoned to him to speak, Sha'ul answered, "Because I know that you have been a judge of this nation for many years, I cheerfully make my defense,

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:11 - seeing that you can recognize that it is not more than twelve days since I went up to worship at Yerushalayim.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:12 - In the temple they didn't find me disputing with anyone or stirring up a crowd, either in the synagogues, or in the city.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:13 - Nor can they prove to you the things whereof they now accuse me.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:14 - But this I confess to you, that after the Way, which they call a sect, so I serve the God of our fathers, believing all things which are according to the law, and which are written in the prophets;

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:15 - having hope toward God, which these also themselves look for, that there will be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and unjust.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:16 - Herein I also practice always having a conscience void of offense toward God and men.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:17 - Now after some years, I came to bring gifts for the needy to my nation, and offerings;

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:18 - amid which certain Yehudim from Asia found me purified in the temple, not with a mob, nor with turmoil.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:19 - They ought to have been here before you, and to make accusation, if they had anything against me.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:20 - Or else let these men themselves say what injustice they found in me when I stood before the council,

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:21 - unless it is for this one thing that I cried standing among them, 'Concerning the resurrection of the dead I am being judged before you today!'"

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:22 - But Felix, having more exact knowledge concerning the Way, deferred them, saying, "When Lysias, the commanding officer, comes down, I will decide your case."

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:23 - He ordered the centurion that Sha'ul should be kept in custody, and should have some privileges, and not to forbid any of his friends to serve him or to visit him.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:24 - But after some days, Felix came with Drusilla, his wife, who was a Yehudi, and sent for Sha'ul, and heard him concerning the faith in Messiah Yeshua.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:25 - As he reasoned about righteousness, self-control, and the judgment to come, Felix was terrified, and answered, "Go your way for this time, and when it is convenient for me, I will summon you."

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:26 - Meanwhile, he also hoped that money would be given to him by Sha'ul, that he might release him. Therefore also he sent for him more often, and talked with him.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:27 - But when two years were fulfilled, Felix was succeeded by Porcius Festus, and desiring to gain favor with the Yehudim, Felix left Sha'ul in bonds.
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The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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