Paul, looking intently at the Council, said, "Brethren *, I have lived my life with a perfectly good conscience before God up to this day."
ajtenivsa? V-AAP-NSM de; CONJ oJ T-NSM Pau'lo? N-NSM tw'/ T-DSM sunedrivw/ N-DSN ei\pen, V-2AAI-3S ~andre? N-VPM ajdelfoiv, N-VPM ejgw; P-1NS pavsh/ A-DSF suneidhvsei N-DSF ajgaqh'/ A-DSF pepolivteumai V-RPI-1S tw'/ T-DSM qew'/ N-DSM a~cri PREP tauvth? D-GSF th'? T-GSF hJmevra?. N-GSF
The high priest Ananias commanded those standing beside him to strike him on the mouth.
oJ T-NSM de; CONJ ajrciereu;? N-NSM JAnaniva? N-NSM ejpevtaxen toi'? T-DPM parestw'sin V-RAP-DPM aujtw'/ P-DSM tuvptein V-PAN aujtou' P-GSM to; T-ASN stovma. N-ASN
Then Paul said to him, "God is going to strike you, you whitewashed wall! Do you sit to try me according to the Law, and in violation of the Law order me to be struck?"
tovte ADV oJ T-NSM Pau'lo? N-NSM pro;? PREP aujto;n P-ASM ei\pen, V-2AAI-3S Tuvptein V-PAN se P-2AS mevllei V-PAI-3S oJ T-NSM qeov?, N-NSM toi'ce N-VSM kekoniamevne: V-RPP-VSM kai; CONJ su; P-2NS kavqh/ V-PNI-2S-ATT krivnwn V-PAP-NSM me P-1AS kata; PREP to;n T-ASM novmon, N-ASM kai; CONJ paranomw'n V-PAP-NSM keleuvei? V-PAI-2S me P-1AS tuvptesqai; V-PPN
But the bystanders said, "Do you revile God's high priest?
oiJ T-NPM de; CONJ parestw'te? V-RAP-NPM ei\pan, V-2AAI-3P To;n T-ASM ajrciereva N-ASM tou' T-GSM qeou' N-GSM loidorei'?; V-PAI-2S
And Paul said, "I was not aware, brethren, that he was high priest; for it is written, 'YOU SHALL NOT SPEAK EVIL OF A RULER OF YOUR PEOPLE.' "
e~fh V-IXI-3S te PRT oJ T-NSM Pau'lo?, N-NSM Oujk PRT h~/dein, V-LAI-1S ajdelfoiv, N-VPM o&ti CONJ ejsti;n V-PXI-3S ajrciereuv?: N-NSM gevgraptai V-RPI-3S ga;r CONJ o&ti CONJ ~arconta N-ASM tou' T-GSM laou' N-GSM sou P-2GS oujk PRT ejrei'? V-FAI-2S kakw'?. ADV
But perceiving that one group were Sadducees and the other Pharisees, Paul began crying out in the Council, "Brethren *, I am a Pharisee, a son of Pharisees; I am on trial for the hope and resurrection of the dead!"
Gnou;? V-2AAP-NSM de; CONJ oJ T-NSM Pau'lo? N-NSM o&ti CONJ to; T-NSN eJ;n PREP mevro? N-NSN ejsti;n V-PXI-3S Saddoukaivwn N-GPM to; T-NSN de; CONJ e&teron A-NSN Farisaivwn N-GPM e~krazen V-IAI-3S ejn PREP tw'/ T-DSN sunedrivw/, N-DSN ~andre? N-VPM ajdelfoiv, N-VPM ejgw; P-1NS Farisai'ov? N-NSM eijmi, V-PXI-1S uiJo;? N-NSM Farisaivwn: N-GPM peri; PREP ejlpivdo? N-GSF kai; CONJ ajnastavsew? N-GSF nekrw'n A-GPM ?ejgw;? P-1NS krivnomai. V-PPI-1S
As he said this, there occurred a dissension between the Pharisees and Sadducees, and the assembly was divided.
tou'to D-ASN de; CONJ aujtou' P-GSM eijpovnto? V-2AAP-GSM ejgevneto V-2ADI-3S stavsi? N-NSF tw'n T-GPM Farisaivwn N-GPM kai; CONJ Saddoukaivwn, N-GPM kai; CONJ ejscivsqh V-API-3S to; T-NSN plh'qo?. N-NSN
For the Sadducees say that there is no resurrection, nor an angel, nor a spirit, but the Pharisees acknowledge them all.
Saddoukai'oi N-NPM me;n PRT ga;r CONJ levgousin V-PAI-3P mh; PRT ei\nai V-PXN ajnavstasin N-ASF mhvte CONJ a~ggelon N-ASM mhvte CONJ pneu'ma, N-ASN Farisai'oi N-NPM de; CONJ oJmologou'sin V-PAI-3P ta; T-APN ajmfovtera. A-APN
And there occurred a great uproar; and some of the scribes of the Pharisaic party stood up and began to argue heatedly, saying, "We find nothing wrong with this man; suppose * a spirit or an angel has spoken to him?"
ejgevneto V-2ADI-3S de; CONJ kraugh; N-NSF megavlh, A-NSF kai; CONJ ajnastavnte? V-2AAP-NPM tine;? X-NPM tw'n T-GPM grammatevwn N-GPM tou' T-GSN mevrou? N-GSN tw'n T-GPM Farisaivwn N-GPM diemavconto V-INI-3P levgonte?, V-PAP-NPM Oujde;n A-ASN kako;n A-ASN euJrivskomen V-PAI-1P ejn PREP tw'/ T-DSM ajnqrwvpw/ N-DSM touvtw/: D-DSM eij COND de; CONJ pneu'ma N-NSN ejlavlhsen V-AAI-3S aujtw'/ P-DSM h^ PRT a~ggelo? N-NSM
And as a great dissension was developing, the commander was afraid Paul would be torn to pieces by them and ordered the troops to go down and take him away from them by force, and bring him into the barracks.
Pollh'? A-GSF de; CONJ ginomevnh? V-PNP-GSF stavsew? N-GSF fobhqei;? V-AOP-NSM oJ T-NSM cilivarco? mh; PRT diaspasqh'/ V-APS-3S oJ T-NSM Pau'lo? N-NSM uJpj PREP aujtw'n P-GPM ejkevleusen V-AAI-3S to; T-ASN stravteuma N-ASN kataba;n V-2AAP-ASN aJrpavsai V-AAN aujto;n P-ASM ejk PREP mevsou A-GSN aujtw'n, P-GPM a~gein V-PAN te PRT eij? PREP th;n T-ASF parembolhvn. N-ASF
But on the night immediately following, the Lord stood at his side and said, "Take courage; for as you have solemnly witnessed to My cause * at Jerusalem, so you must witness at Rome also."
Th'/ T-DSF de; CONJ ejpiouvsh/ V-PXP-DSF nukti; N-DSF ejpista;? V-2AAP-NSM aujtw'/ P-DSM oJ T-NSM kuvrio? N-NSM ei\pen, V-2AAI-3S Qavrsei, V-PAM-2S wJ? ADV ga;r CONJ diemartuvrw V-ADI-2S ta; T-APN peri; PREP ejmou' P-1GS eij? PREP rousalh;m N-PRI ou&tw se P-2AS dei' V-PQI-3S kai; CONJ eij? PREP JRwvmhn N-ASF marturh'sai. V-AAN
When it was day, the Jews formed a conspiracy and bound themselves under an oath, saying that they would neither eat nor drink until they had killed Paul.
Genomevnh? V-2ADP-GSF de; CONJ hJmevra? N-GSF poihvsante? V-AAP-NPM sustrofh;n N-ASF oiJ T-NPM #Ioudai'oi A-NPM ajneqemavtisan V-AAI-3P eJautou;? F-3APM levgonte? V-PAP-NPM mhvte CONJ fagei'n V-2AAN mhvte CONJ pivein V-2AAN e&w? CONJ ouJ' R-GSM ajpokteivnwsin V-PAS-3P to;n T-ASM Pau'lon. N-ASM
There were more than forty who formed this plot.
h\san V-IXI-3P de; CONJ pleivou? A-NPM tesseravkonta N-NUI oiJ T-NPM tauvthn D-ASF th;n T-ASF sunwmosivan N-ASF poihsavmenoi: V-AMP-NPM
They came to the chief priests and the elders and said, "We have bound ourselves under a solemn oath to taste nothing until we have killed Paul
oi&tine? R-NPM proselqovnte? V-2AAP-NPM toi'? T-DPM ajrciereu'sin N-DPM kai; CONJ toi'? T-DPM presbutevroi? A-DPM ei\pan, V-2AAI-3P #Anaqevmati N-DSN ajneqemativsamen V-AAI-1P eJautou;? F-3APM mhdeno;? A-GSN geuvsasqai V-ADN e&w? CONJ ouJ' R-GSM ajpokteivnwmen V-PAS-1P to;n T-ASM Pau'lon. N-ASM
"Now therefore, you and the Council notify the commander to bring him down to you, as though you were going to determine his case * by a more thorough investigation; and we for our part are ready to slay him before he comes near the place."
nu'n ADV ou\n CONJ uJmei'? P-2NP ejmfanivsate V-AAM-2P tw'/ T-DSN ciliavrcw/ su;n PREP tw'/ T-DSN sunedrivw/ N-DSN o&pw? ADV katagavgh/ V-2AAS-3S aujto;n P-ASM eij? PREP uJma'? P-2AP wJ? ADV mevllonta? V-PAP-APM diaginwvskein V-PAN ajkribevsteron ADV ta; T-APN peri; PREP aujtou': P-GSM hJmei'? P-1NP de; CONJ pro; PREP tou' T-GSM ejggivsai V-AAN aujto;n P-ASM e&toimoiv A-NPM ejsmen V-PXI-1P tou' T-GSM ajnelei'n V-2AAN aujtovn. P-ASM
But the son of Paul's sister heard of their ambush, and he came and entered the barracks and told Paul.
jAkouvsa? V-AAP-NSM de; CONJ oJ T-NSM uiJo;? N-NSM th'? T-GSF ajdelfh'? N-GSF Pauvlou N-GSM th;n T-ASF ejnevdran N-ASF paragenovmeno? V-2ADP-NSM kai; CONJ eijselqw;n V-2AAP-NSM eij? PREP th;n T-ASF parembolh;n N-ASF ajphvggeilen V-AAI-3S tw'/ T-DSM Pauvlw/. N-DSM
Paul called one of the centurions to him and said, "Lead this young man to the commander, for he has something to report to him."
proskalesavmeno? V-ADP-NSM de; CONJ oJ T-NSM Pau'lo? N-NSM e&na N-ASM tw'n T-GPM eJkatontarcw'n N-GPM e~fh, V-IXI-3S To;n T-ASM neanivan N-ASM tou'ton D-ASM ajpavgage pro;? PREP to;n T-ASM cilivarcon, e~cei V-PAI-3S ga;r CONJ ajpaggei'laiv V-AAN ti X-ASN aujtw'/. P-DSM
So he took him and led him to the commander and said, "Paul the prisoner called me to him and asked me to lead this young man to you since he has something to tell you."
oJ T-NSM me;n PRT ou\n CONJ paralabw;n V-2AAP-NSM aujto;n P-ASM h~gagen V-2AAI-3S pro;? PREP to;n T-ASM cilivarcon kai; CONJ fhsivn, V-PXI-3S JO T-NSM devsmio? N-NSM Pau'lo? N-NSM proskalesavmenov? V-ADP-NSM me P-1AS hjrwvthsen V-AAI-3S tou'ton D-ASM to;n T-ASM neanivskon N-ASM ajgagei'n V-2AAN pro;? PREP sev, P-2AS e~contav V-PAP-ASM ti X-ASN lalh'saiv V-AAN soi. P-2DS
The commander took him by the hand and stepping aside, began to inquire of him privately *, "What is it that you have to report to me?
ejpilabovmeno? V-2ADP-NSM de; CONJ th'? T-GSF ceiro;? N-GSF aujtou' P-GSM oJ R-ASN cilivarco? kai; CONJ ajnacwrhvsa? V-AAP-NSM katj PREP ijdivan A-ASF ejpunqavneto, V-INI-3S Tiv I-NSN ejstin V-PXI-3S oJ; R-ASN e~cei? V-PAI-2S ajpaggei'laiv V-AAN moi; P-1DS
And he said, "The Jews have agreed to ask you to bring Paul down tomorrow to the Council, as though they were going to inquire somewhat more thoroughly about him.
ei\pen V-2AAI-3S de; CONJ o&ti CONJ OiJ T-NPM #Ioudai'oi A-NPM sunevqento V-2AMI-3P tou' T-GSM ejrwth'saiv V-AAN se P-2AS o&pw? ADV au~rion ADV to;n T-ASM Pau'lon N-ASM katagavgh/? V-2AAS-2S eij? PREP to; T-ASN sunevdrion N-ASN wJ? ADV mevllon ti X-ASN ajkribevsteron ADV punqavnesqai V-PNN peri; PREP aujtou'. P-GSM
"So do not listen to them, for more than forty of them are lying in wait for him who have bound themselves under a curse not to eat or drink until they slay him; and now they are ready and waiting for the promise from you.
su; P-2NS ou\n CONJ mh; PRT peisqh'/? V-APS-2S aujtoi'?: P-DPM ejnedreuvousin V-PAI-3P ga;r CONJ aujto;n P-ASM ejx aujtw'n P-GPM a~ndre? N-NPM pleivou? A-NPM tesseravkonta, N-NUI oi&tine? R-NPM ajneqemavtisan V-AAI-3P eJautou;? F-3APM mhvte CONJ fagei'n V-2AAN mhvte CONJ piei'n V-2AAN e&w? CONJ ouJ' R-GSM ajnevlwsin V-AAS-3P aujtovn, P-ASM kai; CONJ nu'n ADV eijsin V-PXI-3P e&toimoi A-NPM prosdecovmenoi V-PNP-NPM th;n T-ASF ajpo; PREP sou' P-2GS ejpaggelivan. N-ASF
So the commander let the young man go, instructing him, "Tell no one that you have notified me of these things."
oJ T-NSM me;n PRT ou\n CONJ cilivarco? ajpevluse to;n T-ASM neanivskon N-ASM paraggeivla? V-AAP-NSM mhdeni; A-DSM ejklalh'sai V-AAN o&ti CONJ tau'ta D-APN ejnefavnisa? V-AAI-2S prov? PREP me. P-1AS
And he called to him two of the centurions and said, "Get two hundred soldiers ready by the third hour of the night to proceed to Caesarea, with seventy horsemen and two hundred spearmen."
Kai; CONJ proskalesavmeno? V-ADP-NSM duvo N-NUI ?tina;s? X-APM tw'n T-GPM eJkatontarcw'n N-GPM ei\pen, V-2AAI-3S JEtoimavsate V-AAM-2P stratiwvta? N-APM diakosivou? N-APM o&pw? ADV poreuqw'sin V-AOS-3P e&w? CONJ Kaisareiva?, N-GSF kai; CONJ iJppei'? N-APM eJbdomhvkonta N-NUI kai; CONJ dexiolavbou? diakosivou?, N-APM ajpo; PREP trivth? A-GSF w&ra? N-GSF th'? T-GSF nuktov?, N-GSF
They were also to provide mounts to put Paul on and bring him safely to Felix the governor.
kthvnh N-APN te PRT parasth'sai V-AAN i&na CONJ ejpibibavsante? V-AAP-NPM to;n T-ASM Pau'lon N-ASM diaswvswsi pro;? PREP Fhvlika N-ASM to;n T-ASM hJgemovna, N-ASM
And he wrote a letter having this form:
gravya? V-AAP-NSM ejpistolh;n N-ASF e~cousan V-PAP-ASF to;n T-ASM tuvpon N-ASM tou'ton: D-ASM
"Claudius Lysias, to the most excellent governor Felix, greetings.
Klauvdio? N-NSM Lusiva? N-NSM tw'/ T-DSM krativstw/ A-DSM hJgemovni N-DSM Fhvliki N-DSM caivrein. V-PAN
"When this man was arrested by the Jews and was about to be slain by them, I came up to them with the troops and rescued him, having learned that he was a Roman.
To;n T-ASM a~ndra N-ASM tou'ton D-ASM sullhmfqevnta V-APP-ASM uJpo; PREP tw'n T-GPM #Ioudaivwn A-GPM kai; CONJ mevllonta V-PAP-ASM ajnairei'sqai V-PPN uJpj PREP aujtw'n P-GPM ejpista;? V-2AAP-NSM su;n PREP tw'/ T-DSN strateuvmati N-DSN ejxeilavmhn, maqw;n V-2AAP-NSM o&ti CONJ JRwmai'ov? A-NSM ejstin: V-PXI-3S
"And wanting to ascertain the charge for which they were accusing him, I brought him down to their Council;
boulovmenov? V-PNP-NSM te PRT ejpignw'nai V-2AAN th;n T-ASF aijtivan N-ASF dij PREP hJ;n R-ASF ejnekavloun V-IAI-3P aujtw'/ P-DSM kathvgagon V-2AAI-3P eij? PREP to; T-ASN sunevdrion N-ASN aujtw'n: P-GPM
and I found him to be accused over questions about their Law, but under no accusation deserving death or imprisonment.
oJ;n R-ASM euJ'ron V-2AAI-1S ejgkalouvmenon V-PPP-ASM peri; PREP zhthmavtwn N-GPN tou' T-GSM novmou N-GSM aujtw'n, P-GPM mhde;n A-ASN de; CONJ a~xion qanavtou N-GSM h^ PRT desmw'n N-GPM e~conta V-PAP-ASM e~gklhma. N-ASN
"When I was informed that there would be a plot against the man, I sent him to you at once, also instructing his accusers to bring charges against him before you."
mhnuqeivsh? V-APP-GSF dev CONJ moi P-1DS ejpiboulh'? N-GSF eij? PREP to;n T-ASM a~ndra N-ASM e~sesqai, V-FXN ejxauth'? e~pemya V-AAI-1S pro;? PREP sev, P-2AS paraggeivla? V-AAP-NSM kai; CONJ toi'? T-DPM kathgovroi? N-DPM levgein V-PAN ?ta;? T-APN pro;? PREP aujto;n P-ASM ejpi; PREP sou'. P-2GS
So the soldiers, in accordance with their orders, took Paul and brought him by night to Antipatris.
OiJ T-NPM me;n PRT ou\n CONJ stratiw'tai N-NPM kata; PREP to; T-ASN diatetagmevnon V-RPP-ASN aujtoi'? P-DPM ajnalabovnte? V-2AAP-NPM to;n T-ASM Pau'lon N-ASM h~gagon V-2AAI-3P dia; PREP nukto;? N-GSF eij? PREP th;n T-ASF #Antipatrivda: N-ASF
But the next day, leaving the horsemen to go on with him, they returned to the barracks.
th'/ T-DSF de; CONJ ejpauvrion ADV ejavsante? V-AAP-NPM tou;? T-APM iJppei'? N-APM ajpevrcesqai V-PNN su;n PREP aujtw'/ P-DSM uJpevstreyan V-AAI-3P eij? PREP th;n T-ASF parembolhvn: N-ASF
When these had come to Caesarea and delivered the letter to the governor, they also presented Paul to him.
oi&tine? R-NPM eijselqovnte? V-2AAP-NPM eij? PREP th;n T-ASF Kaisavreian N-ASF kai; CONJ ajnadovnte? V-2AAP-NPM th;n T-ASF ejpistolh;n N-ASF tw'/ T-DSM hJgemovni N-DSM parevsthsan V-AAI-3P kai; CONJ to;n T-ASM Pau'lon N-ASM aujtw'/. P-DSM
When he had read it, he asked from what province he was, and when he learned that he was from Cilicia,
ajnagnou;? V-2AAP-NSM de; CONJ kai; CONJ ejperwthvsa? V-AAP-NSM ejk PREP poiva? I-GSF ejparceiva? N-GSF ejsti;n V-PXI-3S kai; CONJ puqovmeno? V-2ADP-NSM o&ti CONJ ajpo; PREP Kilikiva?, N-GSF
he said, "I will give you a hearing after your accusers arrive also," giving orders for him to be kept in Herod's Praetorium.
Diakouvsomaiv V-FDI-1S sou, P-2GS e~fh, V-IXI-3S o&tan CONJ kai; CONJ oiJ T-NPM kathvgoroiv N-NPM sou P-2GS paragevnwntai: V-2ADS-3P keleuvsa? V-AAP-NSM ejn PREP tw'/ T-DSN praitwrivw/ N-DSN tou' T-GSM JHrwv/dou N-GSM fulavssesqai V-PMN aujtovn. P-ASM
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