Acts 25:25
New International Version
I found he had done nothing deserving of death, but because he made his appeal to the Emperor I decided to send him to Rome.

New Living Translation
But in my opinion he has done nothing deserving death. However, since he appealed his case to the emperor, I have decided to send him to Rome.

English Standard Version
But I found that he had done nothing deserving death. And as he himself appealed to the emperor, I decided to go ahead and send him.

Berean Study Bible
But I found he had done nothing worthy of death, and since he has now appealed to the Emperor, I decided to send him.

Berean Literal Bible
But I, having understood him to have done nothing worthy of death, of this one himself now having appealed to the Emperor, I determined to send him,

New American Standard Bible
"But I found that he had committed nothing worthy of death; and since he himself appealed to the Emperor, I decided to send him.

King James Bible
But when I found that he had committed nothing worthy of death, and that he himself hath appealed to Augustus, I have determined to send him.

Christian Standard Bible
I found that he had not done anything deserving of death, but when he himself appealed to the Emperor, I decided to send him.

Contemporary English Version
I have not found him guilty of any crime deserving death. But because he has asked to be judged by the Emperor, I have decided to send him to Rome.

Good News Translation
But I could not find that he had done anything for which he deserved the death sentence. And since he himself made an appeal to the Emperor, I have decided to send him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now I realized that he had not done anything deserving of death, but when he himself appealed to the Emperor, I decided to send him.

International Standard Version
I find that he has not done anything deserving of death. But since he has appealed to his Majesty, I have decided to send him.

NET Bible
But I found that he had done nothing that deserved death, and when he appealed to His Majesty the Emperor, I decided to send him.

New Heart English Bible
But when I found that he had committed nothing worthy of death, and as he himself appealed to the emperor I determined to send him.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And I have found nothing worthy of death that has been done by him, and because he has asked to be kept for the judgment of Caesar, I have commanded that he be sent.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
However, I don't think that he has done anything to deserve the death penalty. But since he made an appeal to His Majesty the Emperor, I have decided to send him to Rome.

New American Standard 1977
“But I found that he had committed nothing worthy of death; and since he himself appealed to the Emperor, I decided to send him.

Jubilee Bible 2000
But when I found that he had committed nothing worthy of death and that he himself has appealed to Augustus, I have determined to send him.

King James 2000 Bible
But when I found that he had committed nothing worthy of death, and that he himself has appealed to Augustus, I have determined to send him.

American King James Version
But when I found that he had committed nothing worthy of death, and that he himself has appealed to Augustus, I have determined to send him.

American Standard Version
But I found that he had committed nothing worthy of death: and as he himself appealed to the emperor I determined to send him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Yet have I found nothing that he hath committed worthy of death. But forasmuch as he himself hath appealed to Augustus, I have determined to send him.

Darby Bible Translation
But I, having found that he had done nothing worthy of death, and this [man] himself having appealed to Augustus, I have decided to send him;

English Revised Version
But I found that he had committed nothing worthy of death: and as he himself appealed to the emperor I determined to send him.

Webster's Bible Translation
But when I found that he had committed nothing worthy of death, and that he himself hath appealed to Augustus, I have determined to send him.

Weymouth New Testament
I could not discover that he had done anything for which he deserved to die; but as he has himself appealed to the Emperor, I have decided to send him to Rome.

World English Bible
But when I found that he had committed nothing worthy of death, and as he himself appealed to the emperor I determined to send him.

Young's Literal Translation
and I, having found him to have done nothing worthy of death, and he also himself having appealed to Sebastus, I decided to send him,
Study Bible
Paul Before Agrippa and Bernice
24Then Festus said, “King Agrippa and all who are present with us, you see this man. The whole Jewish community has petitioned me about him, both here and in Jerusalem, crying out that he ought not to live any longer. 25But I found he had done nothing worthy of death, and since he has now appealed to the Emperor, I decided to send him. 26I have nothing definite to write to our sovereign one about him. Therefore I have brought him before all of you, and especially before you, King Agrippa, so that after this inquiry I may have something to write.…
Cross References
Jeremiah 26:16
Then the officials and all the people told the priests and prophets, "This man is not worthy of death, for he has spoken to us in the name of the LORD our God!"

Luke 23:4
Then Pilate said to the chief priests and the crowds, "I find no basis for a charge against this man."

Acts 23:29
I found that the accusation involved questions about their own Law, but there was no charge worthy of death or imprisonment.

Acts 25:11
If, however, I am guilty of anything worthy of death, I do not refuse to die. But if there is no truth to their accusations against me, no one can hand me over to them. I appeal to Caesar!"

Acts 25:26
I have nothing definite to write to our sovereign one about him. Therefore I have brought him before all of you, and especially before you, King Agrippa, so that after this inquiry I may have something to write.

Acts 27:1
When it was decided that we would sail for Italy, Paul and some other prisoners were handed over to a centurion named Julius, who belonged to the Augustan Regiment.

Acts 28:18
They examined me and wanted to release me, because there was no basis for a death sentence against me.

Treasury of Scripture

But when I found that he had committed nothing worthy of death, and that he himself has appealed to Augustus, I have determined to send him.

committed.

Acts 23:9,29
And there arose a great cry: and the scribes that were of the Pharisees' part arose, and strove, saying, We find no evil in this man: but if a spirit or an angel hath spoken to him, let us not fight against God…

Acts 26:31
And when they were gone aside, they talked between themselves, saying, This man doeth nothing worthy of death or of bonds.

Luke 23:4,14
Then said Pilate to the chief priests and to the people, I find no fault in this man…

and that.

Acts 25:11,12
For if I be an offender, or have committed any thing worthy of death, I refuse not to die: but if there be none of these things whereof these accuse me, no man may deliver me unto them. I appeal unto Caesar…

Augustus.







Lexicon
But
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

I
ἐγὼ (egō)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

found
κατελαβόμην (katelabomēn)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Middle - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2638: From kata and lambano; to take eagerly, i.e. Seize, possess, etc.

he
αὐτὸν (auton)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

had done
πεπραχέναι (peprachenai)
Verb - Perfect Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 4238: To do, perform, accomplish; be in any condition, i.e. I fare; I exact, require.

nothing
μηδὲν (mēden)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3367: No one, none, nothing.

worthy
ἄξιον (axion)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 514: Worthy, worthy of, deserving, comparable, suitable. Probably from ago; deserving, comparable or suitable.

of death,
θανάτου (thanatou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2288: Death, physical or spiritual. From thnesko; death.

[and] since he
τούτου (toutou)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3778: This; he, she, it.

has now appealed to
ἐπικαλεσαμένου (epikalesamenou)
Verb - Aorist Participle Middle - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 1941: (a) To call (name) by a supplementary (additional, alternative) name, (b) mid: To call upon, appeal to, address.

the
τὸν (ton)
Article - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

Emperor,
Σεβαστὸν (Sebaston)
Adjective - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 4575: From sebazomai; venerable, i.e. a title of the Roman Emperor, or imperial.

I decided
ἔκρινα (ekrina)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2919: Properly, to distinguish, i.e. Decide; by implication, to try, condemn, punish.

to send [him].
πέμπειν (pempein)
Verb - Present Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 3992: To send, transmit, permit to go, put forth.
(25) When I found that he had committed nothing worthy of death.--The words should be noted as an emphatic declaration on the part of Festus that the accusers had failed to sustain their indictment. But a procurator transmitting a case to the supreme court of the emperor was bound to send a formal report as to the matter out of which the appeal arose, and it was on this point that the "perplexed" ruler desired the advice and co-operation of Agrippa.

Verse 25. - I found... I determined for when I found... I have determined, A.V. and T.R.; as for that, A.V. and T.R.; appealed for hath appealed, A.V.; the emperor for Augustus, A.V. Nothing worthy of death (see Acts 23:29; and comp. Luke 23:4, 15). I determined. The A.V., "when I found . .. I have determined," is hardly good grammar according to our present usage. It should be "determined," unless "when" is equivalent to "inasmuch as." If "when" expresses a point of past time from which the act of determining started, the perfect is improper in modern English. The same remark applies to the next verse, "I have brought him forth... that I might." 25:13-27 Agrippa had the government of Galilee. How many unjust and hasty judgments the Roman maxim, ver. 16, condemn! This heathen, guided only by the light of nature, followed law and custom exactly, yet how many Christians will not follow the rules of truth, justice, and charity, in judging their brethren! The questions about God's worship, the way of salvation, and the truths of the gospel, may appear doubtful and without interest, to worldly men and mere politicians. See how slightly this Roman speaks of Christ, and of the great controversy between the Jews and the Christians. But the day is at hand when Festus and the whole world will see, that all the concerns of the Roman empire were but trifles and of no consequence, compared with this question of Christ's resurrection. Those who have had means of instruction, and have despised them, will be awfully convinced of their sin and folly. Here was a noble assembly brought together to hear the truths of the gospel, though they only meant to gratify their curiosity by attending to the defence of a prisoner. Many, even now, attend at the places of hearing the word of God with great pomp, and too often with no better motive than curiosity. And though ministers do not now stand as prisoners to make a defence for their lives, yet numbers affect to sit in judgment upon them, desirous to make them offenders for a word, rather than to learn from them the truth and will of God, for the salvation of their souls But the pomp of this appearance was outshone by the real glory of the poor prisoner at the bar. What was the honour of their fine appearance, compared with that of Paul's wisdom, and grace, and holiness; his courage and constancy in suffering for Christ! It is no small mercy to have God clear up our righteousness as the light, and our just dealing as the noon-day; to have nothing certain laid to our charge. And God makes even the enemies of his people to do them right.
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