Acts 24:21

21 other than for this one statement which 1I shouted out while standing among them, 'For the resurrection of the dead I am on trial before you today.' "

Acts 24:21 Meaning and Commentary

Acts 24:21

Except it be for this one voice
Sentence or expression following, which declares his faith about the resurrection; not that he thought or owned that this was an evil in him, but that it was the only one, that any of them, the Jews, a part among them, namely, the Sadducees, could condemn, or judge to be evil in him:

that I cried, standing among them;
whereby they were thrown into confusion and division among themselves: and it was this,

touching the resurrection of the dead I am called in question by you
this day;
see ( Acts 23:6 ) .

Acts 24:21 In-Context

19 who ought to have been present before you and to make accusation, if they should have anything against me.
20 "Or else let these men themselves tell what misdeed they found when I stood before the Council,
21 other than for this one statement which I shouted out while standing among them, 'For the resurrection of the dead I am on trial before you today.' "
22 But Felix, having a more exact knowledge about the Way, put them off, saying, "When Lysias the commander comes down, I will decide your case ."
23 Then he gave orders to the centurion for him to be kept in custody and yet have some freedom, and not to prevent any of his friends from ministering to him.

Cross References 1

  • 1. Acts 23:6; Acts 24:15