Acts 24:2-9 NIV

2 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.
3 Everywhere and in every way, most excellent1 Felix, we acknowledge this with profound gratitude.

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4 But in order not to weary you further, I would request that you be kind enough to hear us briefly.
5 "We have found this man to be a troublemaker, stirring up riots2 among the Jews3 all over the world. He is a ringleader of the Nazarene4 sect5

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6 and even tried to desecrate the temple;6 so we seized him.

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

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    • a 24:8 - -8 Some manuscripts "him and wanted to judge him according to our law. 7 But the commander, Lysias, came and with the use of much force snatched him from our hands 8 and ordered his accusers to come before you. By"
      9 The Jews joined in the accusation,7 asserting that these things were true.

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