When I was informed that there would be a plot against the man, I sent him to you at once, ordering his accusers also to state before you what they have against him. a "
So the soldiers, according to their instructions, took Paul and brought him during the night to Antipatris.
The next day they let the horsemen go on with him, while they returned to the barracks.
When they came to Caesarea and delivered the letter to the governor, they presented Paul also before him.
On reading the letter, he asked what province he belonged to, and when he learned that he was from Cilicia,
he said, "I will give you a hearing when your accusers arrive." Then he ordered that he be kept under guard in Herod's headquarters. b
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