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Acts 24:1-6 (Lexham English Bible)

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Paul Before Felix at Caesarea Maritima

1 And after five days the high priest Ananias came down with some elders and an attorney, a certain Tertullus, all of whom brought charges against Paul to the governor. 2 And [when]a he had been summoned, Tertullus began to accuse [him],b saying, "We have experiencedc muchd peace through you, and reforms are taking place in this nation through your foresight. 3 Both in every [way] and everywhere we acknowledge [this],e most excellent Felix, with all gratitude. 4 But so that I may not impose on you for longer, I implore you to hear us briefly with your [customary] graciousness. 5 For we have foundf this man [to be] a public menace and one who causes riots among all the Jews throughout the Roman Empireg and a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes, 6 who even attempted to desecrate the temple, and we arrested {himh}.i
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