Acts 23:10; Acts 23:15; Acts 23:17; Acts 23:19; Acts 23:22; Acts 23:26
The dispute became so violent that the commander was afraid Paul would be torn to pieces by them. He ordered the troops to go down and take him away from them by force and bring him into the barracks.
Now then, you and the Sanhedrin petition the commander to bring him before you on the pretext of wanting more accurate information about his case. We are ready to kill him before he gets here.”
Then Paul called one of the centurions and said, “Take this young man to the commander; he has something to tell him.”
The commander took the young man by the hand, drew him aside and asked, “What is it you want to tell me?”
The commander dismissed the young man with this warning: “Don’t tell anyone that you have reported this to me.”
Claudius Lysias, To His Excellency, Governor Felix: Greetings.