Acts 24:1-6 CEB

Paul’s trial before Felix

1 Five days later the high priest Ananias came down with some elders and a lawyer named Tertullus. They pressed charges against Paul before the governor.

References for Acts 24:1

      2 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.
      3 Always and everywhere, most honorable Felix, we acknowledge this with deep gratitude.
      4 I don't want to take too much of your time, so I ask that you listen with your usual courtesy to our brief statement of the facts.
      5 We have found this man to be a troublemaker who stirs up riots among all the Jews throughout the empire. He's a ringleader of the Nazarene faction
      6 and even tried to defile the temple. That's when we arrested him.a

      References for Acts 24:6

        •  24:6 - 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>