Parallel Bible results for Acts 24:10-21

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Acts 24:10-21

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. 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. NIV 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. 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. 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. NIV 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. 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, 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, 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. 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. NIV 16 So I strive always to keep my conscience clear before God and man. NIV 16 So I strive always to keep my conscience clear before God and man. NIV 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. NIV 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-- 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.' " 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.' "