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Parallel Bible results for Acts 23:16-35

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Acts 23:16-35

NIV 16 But when the son of Paul’s sister heard of this plot, he went into the barracks and told Paul. NIV 16 But when the son of Paul’s sister heard of this plot, he went into the barracks and told Paul. NIV 17 Then Paul called one of the centurions and said, “Take this young man to the commander; he has something to tell him.” NIV 17 Then Paul called one of the centurions and said, “Take this young man to the commander; he has something to tell him.” NIV 18 So he took him to the commander. The centurion said, “Paul, the prisoner, sent for me and asked me to bring this young man to you because he has something to tell you.” NIV 18 So he took him to the commander. The centurion said, “Paul, the prisoner, sent for me and asked me to bring this young man to you because he has something to tell you.” NIV 19 The commander took the young man by the hand, drew him aside and asked, “What is it you want to tell me?” NIV 19 The commander took the young man by the hand, drew him aside and asked, “What is it you want to tell me?” NIV 20 He said: “Some Jews have agreed to ask you to bring Paul before the Sanhedrin tomorrow on the pretext of wanting more accurate information about him. NIV 20 He said: “Some Jews have agreed to ask you to bring Paul before the Sanhedrin tomorrow on the pretext of wanting more accurate information about him. NIV 21 Don’t give in to them, because more than forty of them are waiting in ambush for him. They have taken an oath not to eat or drink until they have killed him. They are ready now, waiting for your consent to their request.” NIV 21 Don’t give in to them, because more than forty of them are waiting in ambush for him. They have taken an oath not to eat or drink until they have killed him. They are ready now, waiting for your consent to their request.” NIV 22 The commander dismissed the young man with this warning: “Don’t tell anyone that you have reported this to me.” NIV 22 The commander dismissed the young man with this warning: “Don’t tell anyone that you have reported this to me.” NIV 23 Then he called two of his centurions and ordered them, “Get ready a detachment of two hundred soldiers, seventy horsemen and two hundred spearmen to go to Caesarea at nine tonight. NIV 23 Then he called two of his centurions and ordered them, “Get ready a detachment of two hundred soldiers, seventy horsemen and two hundred spearmen to go to Caesarea at nine tonight. NIV 24 Provide horses for Paul so that he may be taken safely to Governor Felix.” NIV 24 Provide horses for Paul so that he may be taken safely to Governor Felix.” NIV 25 He wrote a letter as follows: NIV 25 He wrote a letter as follows: NIV 26 Claudius Lysias, To His Excellency, Governor Felix: Greetings. NIV 26 Claudius Lysias, To His Excellency, Governor Felix: Greetings. NIV 27 This man was seized by the Jews and they were about to kill him, but I came with my troops and rescued him, for I had learned that he is a Roman citizen. NIV 27 This man was seized by the Jews and they were about to kill him, but I came with my troops and rescued him, for I had learned that he is a Roman citizen. NIV 28 I wanted to know why they were accusing him, so I brought him to their Sanhedrin. NIV 28 I wanted to know why they were accusing him, so I brought him to their Sanhedrin. NIV 29 I found that the accusation had to do with questions about their law, but there was no charge against him that deserved death or imprisonment. NIV 29 I found that the accusation had to do with questions about their law, but there was no charge against him that deserved death or imprisonment. NIV 30 When I was informed of a plot to be carried out against the man, I sent him to you at once. I also ordered his accusers to present to you their case against him. NIV 30 When I was informed of a plot to be carried out against the man, I sent him to you at once. I also ordered his accusers to present to you their case against him. NIV 31 So the soldiers, carrying out their orders, took Paul with them during the night and brought him as far as Antipatris. NIV 31 So the soldiers, carrying out their orders, took Paul with them during the night and brought him as far as Antipatris. NIV 32 The next day they let the cavalry go on with him, while they returned to the barracks. NIV 32 The next day they let the cavalry go on with him, while they returned to the barracks. NIV 33 When the cavalry arrived in Caesarea, they delivered the letter to the governor and handed Paul over to him. NIV 33 When the cavalry arrived in Caesarea, they delivered the letter to the governor and handed Paul over to him. NIV 34 The governor read the letter and asked what province he was from. Learning that he was from Cilicia, NIV 34 The governor read the letter and asked what province he was from. Learning that he was from Cilicia, NIV 35 he said, “I will hear your case when your accusers get here.” Then he ordered that Paul be kept under guard in Herod’s palace. NIV 35 he said, “I will hear your case when your accusers get here.” Then he ordered that Paul be kept under guard in Herod’s palace.

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