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Acts 24

TNIV 1 Five days later the high priest Ananias went down to Caesarea with some of the elders and a lawyer named Tertullus, and they brought their charges against Paul before the governor. NIV 1 Five days later the high priest Ananias went down to Caesarea with some of the elders and a lawyer named Tertullus, and they brought their charges against Paul before the governor. TNIV 2 When Paul was called in, Tertullus presented his case before Felix: "We have enjoyed a long period of peace under you, and your foresight has brought about reforms in this nation. NIV 2 When Paul was called in, Tertullus presented his case before Felix: "We have enjoyed a long period of peace under you, and your foresight has brought about reforms in this nation. TNIV 3 Everywhere and in every way, most excellent Felix, we acknowledge this with profound gratitude. NIV 3 Everywhere and in every way, most excellent Felix, we acknowledge this with profound gratitude. TNIV 4 But in order not to weary you further, I would request that you be kind enough to hear us briefly. NIV 4 But in order not to weary you further, I would request that you be kind enough to hear us briefly. TNIV 5 "We have found this man to be a troublemaker, stirring up riots among the Jews all over the world. He is a ringleader of the Nazarene sect NIV 5 "We have found this man to be a troublemaker, stirring up riots among the Jews all over the world. He is a ringleader of the Nazarene sect TNIV 6 and even tried to desecrate the temple; so we seized him. NIV 6 and even tried to desecrate the temple; so we seized him. TNIV 8 By examining him yourself you will be able to learn the truth about all these charges we are bringing against him." NIV 8 By examining him yourself you will be able to learn the truth about all these charges we are bringing against him." TNIV 9 The other Jews joined in the accusation, asserting that these things were true. NIV 9 The Jews joined in the accusation, asserting that these things were true. TNIV 10 When the governor motioned for him to speak, Paul replied: "I know that for a number of years you have been a judge over this nation; so I gladly make my defense. NIV 10 When the governor motioned for him to speak, Paul replied: "I know that for a number of years you have been a judge over this nation; so I gladly make my defense. TNIV 11 You can easily verify that no more than twelve days ago I went up to Jerusalem to worship. NIV 11 You can easily verify that no more than twelve days ago I went up to Jerusalem to worship. TNIV 12 My accusers did not find me arguing with anyone at the temple, or stirring up a crowd in the synagogues or anywhere else in the city. NIV 12 My accusers did not find me arguing with anyone at the temple, or stirring up a crowd in the synagogues or anywhere else in the city. TNIV 13 And they cannot prove to you the charges they are now making against me. NIV 13 And they cannot prove to you the charges they are now making against me. TNIV 14 However, I admit that I worship the God of our ancestors as a follower of the Way, which they call a sect. I believe everything that is in accordance with the Law and that is written in the Prophets, NIV 14 However, I admit that I worship the God of our fathers as a follower of the Way, which they call a sect. I believe everything that agrees with the Law and that is written in the Prophets, TNIV 15 and I have the same hope in God as these people themselves have, that there will be a resurrection of both the righteous and the wicked. NIV 15 and I have the same hope in God as these men, that there will be a resurrection of both the righteous and the wicked. TNIV 16 So I strive always to keep my conscience clear before God and all people. NIV 16 So I strive always to keep my conscience clear before God and man. TNIV 17 "After an absence of several years, I came to Jerusalem to bring my people gifts for the poor and to present offerings. NIV 17 "After an absence of several years, I came to Jerusalem to bring my people gifts for the poor and to present offerings. TNIV 18 I was ceremonially clean when they found me in the temple courts doing this. There was no crowd with me, nor was I involved in any disturbance. NIV 18 I was ceremonially clean when they found me in the temple courts doing this. There was no crowd with me, nor was I involved in any disturbance. TNIV 19 But there are some Jews from the province of Asia, who ought to be here before you and bring charges if they have anything against me. NIV 19 But there are some Jews from the province of Asia, who ought to be here before you and bring charges if they have anything against me. TNIV 20 Or these who are here should state what crime they found in me when I stood before the Sanhedrin-- NIV 20 Or these who are here should state what crime they found in me when I stood before the Sanhedrin-- TNIV 21 unless it was this one thing I shouted as I stood in their presence: 'It is concerning the resurrection of the dead that I am on trial before you today.' " NIV 21 unless it was this one thing I shouted as I stood in their presence: 'It is concerning the resurrection of the dead that I am on trial before you today.' " TNIV 22 Then Felix, who was well acquainted with the Way, adjourned the proceedings. "When Lysias the commander comes," he said, "I will decide your case." NIV 22 Then Felix, who was well acquainted with the Way, adjourned the proceedings. "When Lysias the commander comes," he said, "I will decide your case." TNIV 23 He ordered the centurion to keep Paul under guard but to give him some freedom and permit his friends to take care of his needs. NIV 23 He ordered the centurion to keep Paul under guard but to give him some freedom and permit his friends to take care of his needs. TNIV 24 Several days later Felix came with his wife Drusilla, who was Jewish. He sent for Paul and listened to him as he spoke about faith in Christ Jesus. NIV 24 Several days later Felix came with his wife Drusilla, who was a Jewess. He sent for Paul and listened to him as he spoke about faith in Christ Jesus. TNIV 25 As Paul talked about righteousness, self-control and the judgment to come, Felix was afraid and said, "That's enough for now! You may leave. When I find it convenient, I will send for you." NIV 25 As Paul discoursed on righteousness, self-control and the judgment to come, Felix was afraid and said, "That's enough for now! You may leave. When I find it convenient, I will send for you." TNIV 26 At the same time he was hoping that Paul would offer him a bribe, so he sent for him frequently and talked with him. NIV 26 At the same time he was hoping that Paul would offer him a bribe, so he sent for him frequently and talked with him. TNIV 27 When two years had passed, Felix was succeeded by Porcius Festus, but because Felix wanted to grant a favor to the Jews, he left Paul in prison. NIV 27 When two years had passed, Felix was succeeded by Porcius Festus, but because Felix wanted to grant a favor to the Jews, he left Paul in prison.