Acts 23:26
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English Standard Version
“Claudius Lysias, to his Excellency the governor Felix, greetings.

King James Bible
Claudius Lysias unto the most excellent governor Felix sendeth greeting.

American Standard Version
Claudius Lysias unto the most excellent governor Felix, greeting.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Claudius Lysias to the most excellent governor, Felix, greeting.

English Revised Version
Claudius Lysias unto the most excellent governor Felix, greeting.

Webster's Bible Translation
Claudius Lysias, to the most excellent governor Felix, sendeth greeting.

Weymouth New Testament
"Claudius Lysias to his Excellency, Felix the Governor: all good wishes.

Acts 23:26 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

To the most excellent (τῷ κρατίστῳ)

"His excellency:" an official title. Compare Acts 24:3; Acts 26:25.

Greeting (χαίρειν)

See on Acts 15:23.

Acts 23:26 Parallel Commentaries

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the most.

Acts 24:3 We accept it always, and in all places, most noble Felix, with all thankfulness.

Acts 26:25 But he said, I am not mad, most noble Festus; but speak forth the words of truth and soberness.

*Gr:

Luke 1:3 It seemed good to me also, having had perfect understanding of all things from the very first, to write to you in order...

greeting.

Acts 15:23 And they wrote letters by them after this manner...

James 1:1 James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting.

3 John 1:14 But I trust I shall shortly see you, and we shall speak face to face. Peace be to you. Our friends salute you...

Cross References
Luke 1:3
it seemed good to me also, having followed all things closely for some time past, to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus,

Acts 15:23
with the following letter: "The brothers, both the apostles and the elders, to the brothers who are of the Gentiles in Antioch and Syria and Cilicia, greetings.

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

Acts 23:25
And he wrote a letter to this effect:

Acts 23:33
When they had come to Caesarea and delivered the letter to the governor, they presented Paul also before him.

Acts 24:3
in every way and everywhere we accept this with all gratitude.

Acts 26:25
But Paul said, "I am not out of my mind, most excellent Festus, but I am speaking true and rational words.

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