Acts 28:20

20 For this reason, therefore, I have asked to see you and speak with you, since it is 1because of 2the hope of Israel that I am wearing 3this 4chain."

Acts 28:20 In-Context

18 When they had examined me, they wished to set me at liberty, because there was no reason for the death penalty in my case.
19 But because the Jews objected, I was compelled to appeal to Caesar--though I had no charge to bring against my nation.
20 For this reason, therefore, I have asked to see you and speak with you, since it is because of the hope of Israel that I am wearing this chain."
21 And they said to him, "We have received no letters from Judea about you, and none of the brothers coming here has reported or spoken any evil about you.
22 But we desire to hear from you what your views are, for with regard to this sect we know that everywhere it is spoken against."

Cross References 4

  • 1. See Acts 23:6
  • 2. [Luke 2:25]
  • 3. Acts 26:29
  • 4. Ephesians 6:20; 2 Timothy 1:16; See Acts 21:33; Philippians 1:7
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