Acts 24:10
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English Standard Version
And when the governor had nodded to him to speak, Paul replied: “Knowing that for many years you have been a judge over this nation, I cheerfully make my defense.

King James Bible
Then Paul, after that the governor had beckoned unto him to speak, answered, Forasmuch as I know that thou hast been of many years a judge unto this nation, I do the more cheerfully answer for myself:

American Standard Version
And when the governor had beckoned unto him to speak, Paul answered, Forasmuch as I know that thou hast been of many years a judge unto this nation, I cheerfully make my defense:

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then Paul answered, (the governor making a sign to him to speak:) Knowing that for many years thou hast been judge over this nation, I will with good courage answer for myself.

English Revised Version
And when the governor had beckoned unto him to speak, Paul answered, Forasmuch as I know that thou hast been of many years a judge unto this nation, I do cheerfully make my defence:

Webster's Bible Translation
Then Paul, after the governor had beckoned to him to speak, answered, Forasmuch as I know that thou hast been for many years a judge to this nation, I do the more cheerfully answer for myself:

Weymouth New Testament
Then, at a sign from the Governor, Paul answered, "Knowing, Sir, that for many years you have administered justice to this nation, I cheerfully make my defence.

Acts 24:10 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

The more cheerfully (εὐθυμότερον)

The best texts read the positive of the adverb, εὐθύμως, cheerfully.

Acts 24:10 Parallel Commentaries

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had.

Acts 12:17 But he, beckoning to them with the hand to hold their peace, declared to them how the Lord had brought him out of the prison...

Acts 13:16 Then Paul stood up, and beckoning with his hand said, Men of Israel, and you that fear God, give audience.

Acts 19:33 And they drew Alexander out of the multitude, the Jews putting him forward. And Alexander beckoned with the hand...

Acts 21:40 And when he had given him license, Paul stood on the stairs, and beckoned with the hand to the people...

Acts 26:1 Then Agrippa said to Paul, You are permitted to speak for yourself. Then Paul stretched forth the hand, and answered for himself:

many. 'Felix, made procurator over Judea, A.D.

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a judge.

Acts 18:15 But if it be a question of words and names, and of your law, look you to it; for I will be no judge of such matters.

1 Samuel 2:25 If one man sin against another, the judge shall judge him: but if a man sin against the LORD, who shall entreat for him?...

Luke 12:14 And he said to him, Man, who made me a judge or a divider over you?

Luke 18:2 Saying, There was in a city a judge, which feared not God, neither regarded man:

I do.

1 Peter 3:15 But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts...

Cross References
Luke 12:11
And when they bring you before the synagogues and the rulers and the authorities, do not be anxious about how you should defend yourself or what you should say,

Acts 23:24
Also provide mounts for Paul to ride and bring him safely to Felix the governor."

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