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Acts 28:11-21 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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11 After three months we set sail in a ship which had wintered in the island, a ship of Alexandria, with the Twin Brothers as figurehead. 11 After three months we put out to sea in a ship that had wintered in the island. It was an Alexandrian ship with the figurehead of the twin gods Castor and Pollux.
12 Putting in at Syracuse, we stayed there for three days. 12 We put in at Syracuse and stayed there three days.
13 And from there we made a circuit and arrived at Rhe'gium; and after one day a south wind sprang up, and on the second day we came to Pute'oli. 13 From there we set sail and arrived at Rhegium. The next day the south wind came up, and on the following day we reached Puteoli.
14 There we found brethren, and were invited to stay with them for seven days. And so we came to Rome. 14 There we found some brothers who invited us to spend a week with them. And so we came to Rome.
15 And the brethren there, when they heard of us, came as far as the Forum of Ap'pius and Three Taverns to meet us. On seeing them Paul thanked God and took courage. 15 The brothers there had heard that we were coming, and they traveled as far as the Forum of Appius and the Three Taverns to meet us. At the sight of these men Paul thanked God and was encouraged.
16 And when we came into Rome, Paul was allowed to stay by himself, with the soldier that guarded him. 16 When we got to Rome, Paul was allowed to live by himself, with a soldier to guard him.
17 After three days he called together the local leaders of the Jews; and when they had gathered, he said to them, "Brethren, though I had done nothing against the people or the customs of our fathers, yet I was delivered prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans. 17 Three days later he called together the leaders of the Jews. When they had assembled, Paul said to them: "My brothers, although I have done nothing against our people or against the customs of our ancestors, I was arrested in Jerusalem and handed over to the Romans.
18 When they had examined me, they wished to set me at liberty, because there was no reason for the death penalty in my case. 18 They examined me and wanted to release me, because I was not guilty of any crime deserving death.
19 But when the Jews objected, I was compelled to appeal to Caesar--though I had no charge to bring against my nation. 19 But when the Jews objected, I was compelled to appeal to Caesar--not that I had any charge to bring against my own people.
20 For this reason therefore I have asked to see you and speak with you, since it is because of the hope of Israel that I am bound with this chain." 20 For this reason I have asked to see you and talk with you. It is because of the hope of Israel that I am bound with this chain."
21 And they said to him, "We have received no letters from Judea about you, and none of the brethren coming here has reported or spoken any evil about you. 21 They replied, "We have not received any letters from Judea concerning you, and none of the brothers who have come from there has reported or said anything bad about you.