Acts 24:1-6 LEB

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.

References for Acts 24:1

      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.

      References for Acts 24:2

        • ц 24:2 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the temporal genitive absolute participle ("had been summoned")
        • ч 24:2 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
        • ш 24:2 - *Here this participle ("have experienced") and the following participle ("are taking place") have been translated as finite verbs in keeping with English style
        • щ 24:2 - Or "many [years]," with "years" understood
          3 Both in every [way] and everywhere we acknowledge [this],e most excellent Felix, with all gratitude.

          References for Acts 24:3

            • ъ 24:3 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
              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,

              References for Acts 24:5

                • ы 24:5 - *Here this participle ("found") has been translated as a finite verb in keeping with English style
                • ь 24:5 - Literally "the inhabited earth," but here this is probably rhetorical hyperbole for the Roman Empire, especially since Felix, the Roman governor, is being addressed
                  6 who even attempted to desecrate the temple, and we arrested {himh}.i

                  References for Acts 24:6

                    • э 24:6 - Literally "whom"
                    • ю 24:6 - Some later manuscripts include the following additional material between v. 6 and v. 8: "and we wanted to judge him according to our law, (24:7) but Lysius the military tribune came and took him from our hands with much violence, (24:8) ordering his accusers to come before you."