After five days, the cohen hagadol Hananyah came down with some elders and a lawyer named Tertullus, and they presented their case against Sha'ul to the governor.
Sha'ul was called, and Tertullus began to make the charges: "Felix, your Excellency, it is because of you that we enjoy unbroken peace, and it is your foresight that has brought to this nation
so many reforms in so many areas. It is with the utmost gratitude that we receive this.
But, in order not to take up too much of your time, I beg your indulgence to give us a brief hearing.
"We have found this man a pest. He is an agitator among all the Jews throughout the world and a ringleader of the sect of the Natzratim.
He even tried to profane the Temple, but we arrested him.