10 When 1the governor had nodded for him to speak, Paul responded: "K nowing that for many years you have been a judge to this nation, I cheerfully make my defense,

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11 since you can take note of the fact that no more than 2twelve days ago I went up to Jerusalem to worship.

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12 "3Neither in the temple, nor in the synagogues, nor in the city itself did they find me carrying on a discussion with anyone or 4causing a riot.

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    • h 24:12 - Lit "an attack of a mob"
      13 "5Nor can they prove to you the charges of which they now accuse me.

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      14 "But this I admit to you, that according to 6the Way which they call a 7sect I do serve 8the God of our fathers, 9believing everything that is in accordance with the Law and that is written in the Prophets;

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        • i 24:14 - Lit "the ancestral God"
          15 having a hope in God, which 10these men cherish themselves, that there shall certainly be a resurrection of both the righteous and the wicked.

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          16 "In view of this, 11I also do my best to maintain always * a blameless conscience both before God and before men.

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            • j 24:16 - Lit "practice myself"
              17 "Now 12after several years I 13came to bring alms to my nation and to present offerings;

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              18 in which they found me occupied in the temple, having been 14purified, without * any 15crowd or uproar. But there were some 16Jews from Asia -

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                • l 24:18 - I.e. west coast province of Asia Minor
                  19 who ought to have been present before you and to 17make accusation, if they should have anything against me.

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                  20 "Or else let these men themselves tell what misdeed they found when I stood before 18the Council,

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                    • m 24:20 - Or "Sanhedrin"
                      21 other than for this one statement which 19I shouted out while standing among them, 'For the resurrection of the dead I am on trial before you today.' "

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