Acts 26:22-32 NIV

22 But I have had God's help to this very day, and so I stand here and testify to small and great alike. I am saying nothing beyond what the prophets and Moses said would happen1--

References for Acts 26:22

23 that the Christa would suffer2 and, as the first to rise from the dead,3 would proclaim light to his own people and to the Gentiles."4

References for Acts 26:23

24 At this point Festus interrupted Paul's defense. "You are out of your mind,5 Paul!" he shouted. "Your great learning6 is driving you insane."

References for Acts 26:24

25 "I am not insane, most excellent7 Festus," Paul replied. "What I am saying is true and reasonable.

References for Acts 26:25

26 The king is familiar with these things,8 and I can speak freely to him. I am convinced that none of this has escaped his notice, because it was not done in a corner.

References for Acts 26:26

      27 King Agrippa, do you believe the prophets? I know you do."
      28 Then Agrippa said to Paul, "Do you think that in such a short time you can persuade me to be a Christian?"9

      References for Acts 26:28

      29 Paul replied, "Short time or long--I pray God that not only you but all who are listening to me today may become what I am, except for these chains."10

      References for Acts 26:29

      30 The king rose, and with him the governor and Bernice11 and those sitting with them.

      References for Acts 26:30

      31 They left the room, and while talking with one another, they said, "This man is not doing anything that deserves death or imprisonment."12

      References for Acts 26:31

      32 Agrippa said to Festus, "This man could have been set free13 if he had not appealed to Caesar."14

      References for Acts 26:32