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Acts 24 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Now after five days Ananias the high priest came down with the elders and a certain orator named Tertullus. These gave evidence to the governor against Paul.

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And when he was called upon, Tertullus began his accusation, saying: “Seeing that through you we enjoy great peace, and prosperity is being brought to this nation by your foresight,

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“we accept it always and in all places, most noble Felix, with all thankfulness.

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“Nevertheless, not to be tedious to you any further, I beg you to hear, by your courtesy, a few words from us.

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“For we have found this man a plague, a creator of dissension among all the Jews throughout the world, and a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes.

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“He even tried to profane the temple, and we seized him,[fn] and wanted to judge him according to our law.

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“But the commander Lysias came by and with great violence took him out of our hands,

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“commanding his accusers to come to you. By examining him yourself you may ascertain all these things of which we accuse him.”

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And the Jews also assented,[fn] maintaining that these things were so.

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Then Paul, after the governor had nodded to him to speak, answered: “Inasmuch as I know that you have been for many years a judge of this nation, I do the more cheerfully answer for myself,

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“because you may ascertain that it is no more than twelve days since I went up to Jerusalem to worship.

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“And they neither found me in the temple disputing with anyone nor inciting the crowd, either in the synagogues or in the city.

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“Nor can they prove the things of which they now accuse me.

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“But this I confess to you, that according to the Way which they call a sect, so I worship the God of my fathers, believing all things which are written in the Law and in the Prophets.

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“I have hope in God, which they themselves also accept, that there will be a resurrection of the dead,[fn] both of the just and the unjust.

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“This being so, I myself always strive to have a conscience without offense toward God and men.

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“Now after many years I came to bring alms and offerings to my nation,

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“in the midst of which some Jews from Asia found me purified in the temple, neither with a mob nor with tumult.

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“They ought to have been here before you to object if they had anything against me.

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“Or else let those who are here themselves say if they found any wrongdoing[fn] in me while I stood before the council,

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“unless it is for this one statement which I cried out, standing among them, ‘Concerning the resurrection of the dead I am being judged by you this day.’ ”

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But when Felix heard these things, having more accurate knowledge of the Way, he adjourned the proceedings and said, “When Lysias the commander comes down, I will make a decision on your case.”

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So he commanded the centurion to keep Paul and to let him have liberty, and told him not to forbid any of his friends to provide for or visit him.

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And after some days, when Felix came with his wife Drusilla, who was Jewish, he sent for Paul and heard him concerning the faith in Christ.

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Now as he reasoned about righteousness, self-control, and the judgment to come, Felix was afraid and answered, “Go away for now; when I have a convenient time I will call for you.”

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Meanwhile he also hoped that money would be given him by Paul, that he might release him.[fn] Therefore he sent for him more often and conversed with him.

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But after two years Porcius Festus succeeded Felix; and Felix, wanting to do the Jews a favor, left Paul bound.
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NU-Text and M-Text read joined the attack.
NU-Text omits of the dead.
NU-Text and M-Text read say what wrongdoing they found.
NU-Text omits that he might release him.

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