They were also to providemounts to putPaul on and bring him safely to 1Felix the governor.
And he wrote a letterhavingthisform:
26"ClaudiusLysias, to the 2mostexcellentgovernorFelix, 3greetings.
"When thisman was arrested by the Jews and was about to be slain by them, 4I came up to them with the troops and rescued him, 5having learned that he was a Roman.
"And 6wanting to ascertain the charge for which they were accusing him, I 7brought him down to their a8Council;
and I found him to be accusedover9questionsabout their Law, but bunder10noaccusationdeservingdeathorcimprisonment.
"When I was 11informed that there would be 12a plotagainst the man, I sent him to you at once, alsoinstructing13his accusers to dbringchargesagainst him before you."
31So the soldiers, in accordance with their orders, tookPaul and brought him by night to Antipatris.
But the nextday, leaving14the horsemen to go on with him, they returned to 15the barracks.
When these had come to 16Caesarea and delivered the letter to 17the governor, they alsopresentedPaul to him.
When he had read it, he asked from what18province he was, and when he learned that 19he was from Cilicia,