Parallel Bible results for Acts 25:1-12

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Acts 25:1-12

NIV 1 Three days after arriving in the province, Festus went up from Caesarea to Jerusalem, NIV 1 Three days after arriving in the province, Festus went up from Caesarea to Jerusalem, NIV 2 where the chief priests and Jewish leaders appeared before him and presented the charges against Paul. NIV 2 where the chief priests and Jewish leaders appeared before him and presented the charges against Paul. NIV 3 They urgently requested Festus, as a favor to them, to have Paul transferred to Jerusalem, for they were preparing an ambush to kill him along the way. NIV 3 They urgently requested Festus, as a favor to them, to have Paul transferred to Jerusalem, for they were preparing an ambush to kill him along the way. NIV 4 Festus answered, "Paul is being held at Caesarea, and I myself am going there soon. NIV 4 Festus answered, "Paul is being held at Caesarea, and I myself am going there soon. NIV 5 Let some of your leaders come with me and press charges against the man there, if he has done anything wrong." NIV 5 Let some of your leaders come with me and press charges against the man there, if he has done anything wrong." NIV 6 After spending eight or ten days with them, he went down to Caesarea, and the next day he convened the court and ordered that Paul be brought before him. NIV 6 After spending eight or ten days with them, he went down to Caesarea, and the next day he convened the court and ordered that Paul be brought before him. NIV 7 When Paul appeared, the Jews who had come down from Jerusalem stood around him, bringing many serious charges against him, which they could not prove. NIV 7 When Paul appeared, the Jews who had come down from Jerusalem stood around him, bringing many serious charges against him, which they could not prove. NIV 8 Then Paul made his defense: "I have done nothing wrong against the law of the Jews or against the temple or against Caesar." NIV 8 Then Paul made his defense: "I have done nothing wrong against the law of the Jews or against the temple or against Caesar." NIV 9 Festus, wishing to do the Jews a favor, said to Paul, "Are you willing to go up to Jerusalem and stand trial before me there on these charges?" NIV 9 Festus, wishing to do the Jews a favor, said to Paul, "Are you willing to go up to Jerusalem and stand trial before me there on these charges?" NIV 10 Paul answered: "I am now standing before Caesar's court, where I ought to be tried. I have not done any wrong to the Jews, as you yourself know very well. NIV 10 Paul answered: "I am now standing before Caesar's court, where I ought to be tried. I have not done any wrong to the Jews, as you yourself know very well. NIV 11 If, however, I am guilty of doing anything deserving death, I do not refuse to die. But if the charges brought against me by these Jews are not true, no one has the right to hand me over to them. I appeal to Caesar!" NIV 11 If, however, I am guilty of doing anything deserving death, I do not refuse to die. But if the charges brought against me by these Jews are not true, no one has the right to hand me over to them. I appeal to Caesar!" NIV 12 After Festus had conferred with his council, he declared: "You have appealed to Caesar. To Caesar you will go!" NIV 12 After Festus had conferred with his council, he declared: "You have appealed to Caesar. To Caesar you will go!"