Acts 24:4
Parallel Verses
New Living Translation
But I don't want to bore you, so please give me your attention for only a moment.

King James Bible
Notwithstanding, that I be not further tedious unto thee, I pray thee that thou wouldest hear us of thy clemency a few words.

Darby Bible Translation
But that I may not too much intrude on thy time, I beseech thee to hear us briefly in thy kindness.

World English Bible
But, that I don't delay you, I entreat you to bear with us and hear a few words.

Young's Literal Translation
and that I may not be further tedious to thee, I pray thee to hear us concisely in thy gentleness;

Acts 24:4 Parallel
Commentary
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

24:4 But that I may not trouble thee any farther - By trespassing either on thy patience or modesty. The eloquence of Tertullus was as bad as his cause: a lame introduction, a lame transition, and a lame conclusion. Did not God confound the orator's language?

Acts 24:4 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Saurin -- Paul Before Felix and Drusilla
Jacques Saurin, the famous French Protestant preacher of the seventeenth century, was born at Nismes in 1677. He studied at Geneva and was appointed to the Walloon Church in London in 1701. The scene of his great life work was, however, the Hague, where he settled in 1705. He has been compared with Bossuet, tho he never attained the graceful style and subtilty which characterize the "Eagle of Meaux." The story is told of the famous scholar Le Clerc that he long refused to hear Saurin preach, on the
Grenville Kleiser—The world's great sermons, Volume 3

The Awakened Sinner Urged to Immediate Consideration and Cautioned against Delay.
1. Sinners, when awakened, inclined to dismiss convictions for the present.--2. An immediate regard to religion urged.--3. From the excellence and pleasure of the thing itself.--4. From the uncertainty of that future time on which sinners presume, compared with the sad consequences of being cut off in sin.--5. From the immutability of God's present demands.--6. From the tendency which delay has to make a compliance with these demands more difficult than it is at present.--7. From. the danger of God's
Philip Doddridge—The Rise and Progress of Religion in the Soul

The Epistles of the Captivity.
During his confinement in Rome, from a.d. 61 to 63, while waiting the issue of his trial on the charge of being "a mover of insurrections among all the Jews throughout the world, and a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes" (Acts 24:5), the aged apostle composed four Epistles, to the Colossians, Ephesians, Philemon, and Philippians. He thus turned the prison into a pulpit, sent inspiration and comfort to his distant congregations, and rendered a greater service to future ages than he could have
Philip Schaff—History of the Christian Church, Volume I

Of Presbyters who are Corrected by their Own Bishops. ...
Of presbyters who are corrected by their own bishops. Alypius the bishop, a legate of the province of Numidia, said: Nor should this be passed over; if by chance any presbyter when corrected by his bishop, inflamed by self-conceit or pride, has thought fit to offer sacrifices to God separately [from the authority of the bishop] or has believed it right to erect another altar, contrary to ecclesiastical faith and discipline, such should not get off with impunity. Valentine, of the primatial see
Philip Schaff—The Seven Ecumenical Councils

Cross References
Acts 24:3
For all of this, Your Excellency, we are very grateful to you.

Acts 24:5
We have found this man to be a troublemaker who is constantly stirring up riots among the Jews all over the world. He is a ringleader of the cult known as the Nazarenes.

Ephesians 3:3
As I briefly wrote earlier, God himself revealed his mysterious plan to me.

Philippians 4:5
Let everyone see that you are considerate in all you do. Remember, the Lord is coming soon.

Jump to Previous
Bear Beg Beseech Brief Briefly Delay Detain Entreat Few Forbearance Further Grant Hear Hearing Kind Kindness Mercy Notwithstanding Order Request Short Statement Time Tired Weary Words Wouldest
Jump to Next
Bear Beg Beseech Brief Briefly Delay Detain Entreat Few Forbearance Further Grant Hear Hearing Kind Kindness Mercy Notwithstanding Order Request Short Statement Time Tired Weary Words Wouldest
Links
Acts 24:4 NIV
Acts 24:4 NLT
Acts 24:4 ESV
Acts 24:4 NASB
Acts 24:4 KJV

Acts 24:4 Bible Apps
Acts 24:4 Biblia Paralela
Acts 24:4 Chinese Bible
Acts 24:4 French Bible
Acts 24:4 German Bible

Acts 24:4 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Acts 24:3
Top of Page
Top of Page