Parallel Bible results for Acts 28:17-23

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Acts 28:17-23

NIV 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. NIV 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. NIV 18 They examined me and wanted to release me, because I was not guilty of any crime deserving death. NIV 18 They examined me and wanted to release me, because I was not guilty of any crime deserving death. NIV 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. NIV 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. NIV 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." NIV 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." NIV 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. NIV 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. NIV 22 But we want to hear what your views are, for we know that people everywhere are talking against this sect." NIV 22 But we want to hear what your views are, for we know that people everywhere are talking against this sect." NIV 23 They arranged to meet Paul on a certain day, and came in even larger numbers to the place where he was staying. From morning till evening he explained and declared to them the kingdom of God and tried to convince them about Jesus from the Law of Moses and from the Prophets. NIV 23 They arranged to meet Paul on a certain day, and came in even larger numbers to the place where he was staying. From morning till evening he explained and declared to them the kingdom of God and tried to convince them about Jesus from the Law of Moses and from the Prophets.