But Paul replied, "They have publicly beaten us without trial and jailed us -- and we are Roman citizens. So now they want us to leave secretly? Certainly not! Let them come themselves to release us!"
Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved. (New Living Translation - The Bible Online)