14Andwhen they had beentheremanydays,FestusdeclaredPaul'scause unto the king,saying , There is a certainmanleft in bondsbyFelix:15Aboutwhom,whenIwasatJerusalem, the chief priestsand the elders of the Jewsinformed me, desiring to have judgmentagainsthim.16Towhom I answered , It isnot the manner of the Romans to deliveranymantodie,beforethat he which is accusedhave the accusers face to face , and havelicence to answer for himselfconcerning the crime laid against him.17Therefore, when they were comehither,withoutanydelay on the morrow I saton the judgment seat, and commanded the man to be brought forth .
18Againstwhom when the accusers stood up , they broughtnoneaccusation of such things asIsupposed :
19Buthadcertainquestionsagainsthimof their ownsuperstition,andofoneJesus, which was dead , whomPaulaffirmed to be alive .
20And because Idoubtedaofsuchmanner of questions, I asked him whether he wouldgotoJerusalem, and there be judgedof these matters.21But when Paul had appealed to be reservedunto the hearingb of Augustus, I commandedhim to be kepttillI might sendhimtoCaesar.22ThenAgrippasaiduntoFestus, I wouldalsohear the manmyself. To morrow , said he, thou shalt hearhim.23
And on the morrow,whenAgrippa was come , andBernice,withgreatpomp,and was enteredinto the place of hearing,withthe chief captains,andprincipalmenof the city,atFestus'commandmentPaul was brought forth .
24AndFestussaid , KingAgrippa,andallmenwhich are here present with us, ye see this man,aboutwhomall the multitude of the Jews have dealt with me,bothatJerusalem,and also here,crying that he oughtnot to live any longer.