He is sent

to Casarea. have killed

him : A, D. 60. they accused him, I and now are they

brought him forth ready, looking for a p ch.21, 33. into their council:

& 24. . promise from thee.

29 Whom

1 per92 50 the chief cap- 9 ch. 22. 30. ceived to be accused tain then let the rch. 18. 15. 'of'r questions of their young man deparı,

& 25. 19. law, but to have and charged him, See Sch. 26.31. nothing laid to his thou tell no man that t ver. 20. charge

worthy of thon

hast shewed a ch. 24. 8. death or of bonds. these things to me.

& 25. 6.

30 And when it 23 And he called cb, 21. 39. was told me how that unto him two ceri

the Jews laid wait tarions, saying, Make This epistle

Ver. 30–

for the man, I sent ready two hundred is a gool spe- straightway to thee, soldiers to go to Cæ- cimen of the and u gave commandsarea, and horsemen Roman me- ment to his accusers threescore and ten,

thod of wri- also to say before thee and spearmen

two it is a model what they had against houdred, at the third of brevity,

him. Farewell. hour of the night ; simplicity,

31 Then the sol24 And provide and perspi- diers, as it was comthem beasts, that they

cuity.-- manded them, took

Scott. may set Paul on, and

Paul, and brought bring him safe unto • Not the

ver. 31

him by night to AnFelix the governor.

same night tipatris.* 25 And he wrote a they set out; 32 On the morrow letter after this man

for Antipa- they left the horse

tris was aner:

bout 38 of our men to go with him, 26 Claudius Lysias miles north- and returned to the unto the most excel- west of Jeru- castle : lent governor Felix salem. He- 33 Who, when they sendeth greeting.

rod the Great came to Cæsarea, and 97 p This man was and gave it

rebuilt it,

delivered the epistle taken of the Jews, this name, in to the governor, preand should have been honour of his sented Paul also be. killed of them : then father Anti- fore him. camel with an army,

pater. Cæ

34 And when the rescued him, near 70 miles governor had read the having understood from Jerusa- letter, he asked of that he was a Roman. lem, about 30 what

province he 28 9 And when I

And when ho would have known tris. Seo

Benson's Co.

understood that the cause wherefore

was of - Cilicia;


from Antipa- was.


Paul brought

ACTS XXIV. before Felir. 35 y I will hear A. D. 60. Jews throughout the thee, said he, when

world, and a ringthine accusers

are y ch. 24. 1. leader of the sect of

10. also come. And he

& 25. 16.

the Nazarenes: commanded him to

6 d Who also hath

z Ma, 27. 27. be kept in z Herod's

gone about to profane

a ch. 21. 27. the temple : judgment hall.

whom bch. 23. 2.

we took, and would CHAP. XXIV.

30. 35. & 25. 2.

havee judged accord. 1 AND after a five

och. 6. 13.

ing to our law . * days b Ananias the

& 16. 20.

7 f But the chief High Priest descend

& 17. 6. captain Lysias came ed with the elders, & 21. 23. upon us,


with and with a certain Lu. 23. 2. great violence took

1 Pe. 2. 12. orator named Tertul.


him away out of our lus, who informed

d cb. 21. 28. the governor against

8 & Commanding Paul.

e Jno. 18.31. his accusers to come 2 And when he was ich. 21. 33. unto thee : by exacalled forth, Tertul.

3 ch. 23. 30.

mining of whom thylus began to accnse


take him, saying, Seeing | Pelix made knowlege of all these that by thee we enjoy

procurator things, whereof we

over Judea, great quietness, and

A. D. 63.

accuse him. that very worthy

9 And the Jews deeds are done unto ver. 6– also assented, saying this nation by thy * Tertullus that these things were providence, 3 We accept it al- tions this, as

10 Then Paul, after

the most exways, and in all pla- press fact he that the governor had ces, most noble Felix, had to charge beckoned unto him to with all thankfulness upon him, as speak, answered, For4 Notwithstanding, the Romans

he knew that asmuch as I know that I be not further allowed the

that thou hast been of tedious unto thee, 1 Jews a power many years a judge pray thee that thou of exeonting, unto + this nation, I wouldest hear us of even without do the more cheerthy clemency a few forms of law, fully answer for mywords.

who should

self: 5. For we have be found in 11 Because that found this man

such an act thou mayest underpestilent fellow, and profana- stand, that there are mover

of., sedi. Doddridg.. yet but twelve days tion among all the

since I went up to

artfully men. so.


He answers

ACTS XXIV. for himself. jerusalem

h for to A. D. 60. fied in the temple, worship.

neither with multi

h ver. 17
12 i And they nei-
ch. 21. 26. Stude, nor

with tu-
ther found me in ich. 25. 8. mult.
the temple disputing k ch. 9. 2. 19 s Who ought to
with any man, nei. Am. 8. 14. have been here before
ther raising up the ' 2 Ti. 1. 3. thee, and object, if
people, neither in the m ch.26. 22. they had ought a.
synagogues, nor in & 28. 23.

gainst me. the city :

nch. 23. 6.

20 Or else let these

& 26, 6, 7. 13 Neither can they

& 28. 20. same here say, if they prove the things . Da. 12. 2. have found any evil whereof they now Jno. 5. 28. doing in me, while accuse me.

p ch. 23. 1.

I stood before the 14 But this I con

q ch. 11. 29. council,
fess unto thee, that & 20. 16. 21 Except it be for
after k the way which Ro. 15. 25. this one voice, that I
they call heresy, so

2 Co. S. 4.
Ga. 2. 10.

cried standing among worship the 'Godrch. 21. 26. them, Touching the of my fathers, believ- & 26. 21. resurrection of the ing all things which s ch. 23. 30. dead I am called in are written in m the

& 25. 16. law and in the pro

tch. 23. 6.

question by you this & 28. 20.

day." phets :

u ver. 7.

29 And when Felix 15 And have hope 1 ch. 27. 3. heard these things, toward God, which

& 23. 16. having more perfect they themselves also

knowledge of that allow, o that


way, he shall be a resurrection begins with


them, and said, When of the dead, both of Batteries, and Lysias u the chief the just and unjust. ends with

captain shall

come 16 And Pherein do falsehood;

down, I will know I exercise myself, to

but Paul, rehave always a con- Divine elo

lying on a

the uttermost of your

matter. science void of of- quence, hav

23 And he

comfence toward God, ing made a manded a centurion and toward men.

simple intro

to keep Paul, and to 17 Now after many pels,by'a true let him have liberty, years 91

came to! denial, the and that he should bring alms to my charge of se- forbid none of his nation, and offerings. dition which acquaintance to mi18 Whereupon

had been

nister or come unte certain Asia found me puri

24 And after cer355

2 2 2

there ver. 21

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Paul accused ACTS XXV. before Festus. tain days, when Felix! A. D. 62. him against Paul, came with his wife

and besought him, Drusilla, which was y Ex. 23.8. 3 And desired faa Jewess, he sent for z ch. 12, 3. vour against him, Paul, and heard him & 25. 9. 14. that he would send

Ex. 23. 2. concerning the faith

for him to Jerusalem, in Christ.

a ver. 15.

laying b wait in the

ch. 24. ). 25 And as he rea

way to kill him.

b ch. 23. 12. soned of righteous

4 But Festus an. ness, temperance, c ver. 18.


swered, that and

ch. 18. 14. should be kept at judgment to

t Or, as come, Felix trem

Cæsarea, and that he bled, and answered, read, no more

some copies himself would depart Go thy way for this than eight shortly thither. time, when I have or ten days. 5 Let them therea convenient season, d ch. 24. 5. fore, said he, which I will call for thee. *


among you are able,

Mar. 15.3. 26 He hoped also

go down with me,

Lu. 23. 2. and accuse this man, that y money should

10. have been given him

if o there be any wick

ech. 6. 13. of Paul, that he

& 24. 12.

edness in him. might loose him : & 28. 17.

6 And when he had wherefore he sent for

tarried among them him the oftener, and ver. 25–

more + than ten days, communed with him. * The con

he went down unto 27 But after two duct of the Cæsarea; and the years Porcius Festus jailor at Phi- the judgment seat

next day sitting on came into room:

and Felix, thatof Felis, commanded Paul to willing z to shew the should be be brought. Jews a pleasure, left carefully and 7 And when he was Paul bound.

compared ;

come, the Jews which for the con

came down from JeCHAP. XXV.

trast is in

rusalem stood round every parti- about, d

and laid 1 Now when Fes-cular strik- many and grievous tus was come into ing and in

complaints against the province, after the power of Paul;

which they three days he as- Divine trutb, could not prove. cended from Cæsarea can make a 8 While he anto Jerusalem.

prince trem-swered for himself, 2 a 'l hen the High ble before his Neithere against the Priest and the chief


law of the Jews, neiof the Jews informed

ther against the temn. Cæsar's 1 ver. 2, 3.

He dindicates ACTS XXV.

his conduct ple, nor yet against A. D. 62. had been there many Cæsar, have I of

days, Festus declared fended any thing at fch. 24. 27. Paul's cause unto the all,

Ma. 15. 15. king, saying, k There 9 But Festus, f will- & ver. 20. is a certain man left ing to do the Jews a b ver. 25.

in bonds by Felix:

ch. 18. 14. pleasure, answered

15 1 About whom,

& 23. 29. Paul, and said, & Wilt & 26. 31.

when I was at Jeruthou go up to Jerusa- Job 31. 21. salem, the Chief lem, and

there be 39, 40. Priests and the elders judged of these things i ch. 26. 32. of the Jews informed before me?

& 28. 19.

me, desiring to have 10 Then said Paul, kch 21 27 judgment against I stand at

him. judgment seat, where

16 m To whom I anI ought to be judged :

m ver. 4, 5.

swered, It is not the to the Jews have 1

n ver. 6.

manner the Rodone DO wrong, as

o ch. 18. 15. mans to deliver any

& 23. 29. thou very well know

man to die, before est.

that he which is ac

ver. 15 11 h For if I be an * "The judg-cused have the accuoffender, or have ment which sers face to face, and committed any thing they do- have licence to anworthy of death, I gainst Paul, swer for himself conrefuse not to die : but was not a cerning the crime laid if there be none of trial, but a against him. these things whereof sentence up- 17 Therefore, when these accuse me, no ona prev: they were come himan may deliver me tion, which ther, n without any unto them. il appeal they falsely delay on the morrow unto Caesar.

and wicked-I sat on the judgment 12 Then Festus, 'y pretended; seat, and commanded when he had confer and proba- the man to be brought red with the council, the know

forth. answered, Hast thou ledge that 18 Against whom appealed unto Cæsar Festus bad

when the accusers unto Cæsar shalt thou of Paul's

be- stood

up, they ing a Roman go.

brought none accusa13 And after cer- engaged him tion of such things tain days king Agrip- to determine as I supposed : pa and Bernice came to try the 19 But had certain into Cæsarea to sa

canse him

questions against him late Fest118.


of their own supersti 14 And when they

tion, and of one Je.

citizen, that

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