After the governor summoned Paul, Tertullus began to make his case against him. He declared, "Under your leadership, we have experienced substantial peace, and your administration has brought reforms to our nation.
Critical editions of the Gk New Testament do not include <i>We wanted to put him on trial according to our Law, </i><i>but Lysias the commander arrived and took him from our hands with great force. </i><i>Then he ordered his accusers to appear before you. </i>