Parallel Bible results for Acts 23:23-35

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Acts 23:23-35

NAS 23 And he called to him two of the centurions and said, "Get two hundred soldiers ready by the third hour of the night to proceed to Caesarea, with seventy horsemen and two hundred spearmen." NIV 23 Then he called two of his centurions and ordered them, "Get ready a detachment of two hundred soldiers, seventy horsemen and two hundred spearmen to go to Caesarea at nine tonight. NAS 24 They were also to provide mounts to put Paul on and bring him safely to Felix the governor. NIV 24 Provide mounts for Paul so that he may be taken safely to Governor Felix." NAS 25 And he wrote a letter having this form: NIV 25 He wrote a letter as follows: NAS 26 "Claudius Lysias, to the most excellent governor Felix, greetings. NIV 26 Claudius Lysias, To His Excellency, Governor Felix: Greetings. NAS 27 "When this man was arrested by the Jews and was about to be slain by them, I came up to them with the troops and rescued him, having learned that he was a Roman. NIV 27 This man was seized by the Jews and they were about to kill him, but I came with my troops and rescued him, for I had learned that he is a Roman citizen. NAS 28 "And wanting to ascertain the charge for which they were accusing him, I brought him down to their Council; NIV 28 I wanted to know why they were accusing him, so I brought him to their Sanhedrin. NAS 29 and I found him to be accused over questions about their Law, but under no accusation deserving death or imprisonment. NIV 29 I found that the accusation had to do with questions about their law, but there was no charge against him that deserved death or imprisonment. NAS 30 "When I was informed that there would be a plot against the man, I sent him to you at once, also instructing his accusers to bring charges against him before you." NIV 30 When I was informed of a plot to be carried out against the man, I sent him to you at once. I also ordered his accusers to present to you their case against him. NAS 31 So the soldiers, in accordance with their orders, took Paul and brought him by night to Antipatris. NIV 31 So the soldiers, carrying out their orders, took Paul with them during the night and brought him as far as Antipatris. NAS 32 But the next day, leaving the horsemen to go on with him, they returned to the barracks. NIV 32 The next day they let the cavalry go on with him, while they returned to the barracks. NAS 33 When these had come to Caesarea and delivered the letter to the governor, they also presented Paul to him. NIV 33 When the cavalry arrived in Caesarea, they delivered the letter to the governor and handed Paul over to him. NAS 34 When he had read it, he asked from what province he was, and when he learned that he was from Cilicia, NIV 34 The governor read the letter and asked what province he was from. Learning that he was from Cilicia, NAS 35 he said, "I will give you a hearing after your accusers arrive also," giving orders for him to be kept in Herod's Praetorium. NIV 35 he said, "I will hear your case when your accusers get here." Then he ordered that Paul be kept under guard in Herod's palace.