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Acts 24 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Five days later the high priest Ananias went down to Caesarea with some of the elders and a lawyer named Tertullus, and they brought their charges against Paul before the governor.

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When Paul was called in, Tertullus presented his case before Felix: “We have enjoyed a long period of peace under you, and your foresight has brought about reforms in this nation.

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Everywhere and in every way, most excellent Felix, we acknowledge this with profound gratitude.

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But in order not to weary you further, I would request that you be kind enough to hear us briefly.

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“We have found this man to be a troublemaker, stirring up riots among the Jews all over the world. He is a ringleader of the Nazarene sect

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and even tried to desecrate the temple; so we seized him.[fn]

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By examining him yourself you will be able to learn the truth about all these charges we are bringing against him.”

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The other Jews joined in the accusation, asserting that these things were true.

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When the governor motioned for him to speak, Paul replied: “I know that for a number of years you have been a judge over this nation; so I gladly make my defense.

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You can easily verify that no more than twelve days ago I went up to Jerusalem to worship.

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My accusers did not find me arguing with anyone at the temple, or stirring up a crowd in the synagogues or anywhere else in the city.

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And they cannot prove to you the charges they are now making against me.

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However, I admit that I worship the God of our ancestors as a follower of the Way, which they call a sect. I believe everything that is in accordance with the Law and that is written in the Prophets,

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and I have the same hope in God as these men themselves have, that there will be a resurrection of both the righteous and the wicked.

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So I strive always to keep my conscience clear before God and man.

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“After an absence of several years, I came to Jerusalem to bring my people gifts for the poor and to present offerings.

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I was ceremonially clean when they found me in the temple courts doing this. There was no crowd with me, nor was I involved in any disturbance.

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But there are some Jews from the province of Asia, who ought to be here before you and bring charges if they have anything against me.

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Or these who are here should state what crime they found in me when I stood before the Sanhedrin—

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unless it was this one thing I shouted as I stood in their presence: ‘It is concerning the resurrection of the dead that I am on trial before you today.’ ”

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Then Felix, who was well acquainted with the Way, adjourned the proceedings. “When Lysias the commander comes,” he said, “I will decide your case.”

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He ordered the centurion to keep Paul under guard but to give him some freedom and permit his friends to take care of his needs.

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Several days later Felix came with his wife Drusilla, who was Jewish. He sent for Paul and listened to him as he spoke about faith in Christ Jesus.

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As Paul talked about righteousness, self-control and the judgment to come, Felix was afraid and said, “That’s enough for now! You may leave. When I find it convenient, I will send for you.”

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At the same time he was hoping that Paul would offer him a bribe, so he sent for him frequently and talked with him.

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When two years had passed, Felix was succeeded by Porcius Festus, but because Felix wanted to grant a favor to the Jews, he left Paul in prison.
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Some manuscripts include here him, and we would have judged him in accordance with our law. 7 But the commander Lysias came and took him from us with much violence, 8 ordering his accusers to come before you.
Some manuscripts include here him, and we would have judged him in accordance with our law. 7 But the commander Lysias came and took him from us with much violence, 8 ordering his accusers to come before you.
Some manuscripts include here him, and we would have judged him in accordance with our law. 7 But the commander Lysias came and took him from us with much violence, 8 ordering his accusers to come before you.

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