Acts 24:26
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English Standard Version
At the same time he hoped that money would be given him by Paul. So he sent for him often and conversed with him.

King James Bible
He hoped also that money should have been given him of Paul, that he might loose him: wherefore he sent for him the oftener, and communed with him.

American Standard Version
He hoped withal that money would be given him of Paul: wherefore also he sent for him the oftener, and communed with him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Hoping also withal, that money should be given him by Paul; for which cause also oftentimes sending for him, he spoke with him.

English Revised Version
He hoped withal that money would be given him of Paul: wherefore also he sent for him the oftener, and communed with him.

Webster's Bible Translation
He hoped also that money would have been given him by Paul, that he might loose him: wherefore he sent for him the oftener, and communed with him.

Weymouth New Testament
At the same time he hoped that Paul would give him money; and for this reason he sent for him the oftener to converse with him.

Acts 24:26 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

He hoped also (ἅμα δὲ καὶ ἐλπίζων)

A comma should be placed after thee (Acts 24:25), and the participle ἐλπίζων, hoping, joined with answered: "Felix answered, 'Go thy way, etc.,' hoping withal that money would be given him."

Communed (ὡμίλει)

See on talked, Acts 20:11.

Acts 24:26 Parallel Commentaries

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hoped.

Acts 24:2,3 And when he was called forth, Tertullus began to accuse him, saying, Seeing that by you we enjoy great quietness...

Exodus 23:8 And you shall take no gift: for the gift blinds the wise, and perverts the words of the righteous.

Deuteronomy 16:19 You shall not wrest judgment; you shall not respect persons, neither take a gift: for a gift does blind the eyes of the wise...

1 Samuel 8:3 And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted judgment.

1 Samuel 12:3 Behold, here I am: witness against me before the LORD, and before his anointed: whose ox have I taken? or whose donkey have I taken?...

2 Chronicles 19:7 Why now let the fear of the LORD be on you; take heed and do it: for there is no iniquity with the LORD our God, nor respect of persons...

Job 15:34 For the congregation of hypocrites shall be desolate, and fire shall consume the tabernacles of bribery.

Psalm 26:9,10 Gather not my soul with sinners, nor my life with bloody men...

Proverbs 17:8,23 A gift is as a precious stone in the eyes of him that has it: wherever it turns, it prospers...

Proverbs 19:6 Many will entreat the favor of the prince: and every man is a friend to him that gives gifts.

Proverbs 29:4 The king by judgment establishes the land: but he that receives gifts overthrows it.

Isaiah 1:23 Your princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves: every one loves gifts, and follows after rewards: they judge not the fatherless...

Isaiah 33:15 He that walks righteously, and speaks uprightly; he that despises the gain of oppressions, that shakes his hands from holding of bribes...

Isaiah 56:11 Yes, they are greedy dogs which can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way...

Ezekiel 22:27 Her princes in the middle thereof are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.

Ezekiel 33:31 And they come to you as the people comes, and they sit before you as my people, and they hear your words, but they will not do them...

Hosea 4:18 Their drink is sour: they have committed prostitution continually: her rulers with shame do love, Give you.

Hosea 12:7,8 He is a merchant, the balances of deceit are in his hand: he loves to oppress...

Amos 2:6,7 Thus said the LORD; For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof...

Micah 3:11 The heads thereof judge for reward, and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money...

Micah 7:3 That they may do evil with both hands earnestly, the prince asks, and the judge asks for a reward; and the great man...

1 Corinthians 6:9 Know you not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters...

Ephesians 5:5,6 For this you know, that no fornicator, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater...

1 Timothy 6:9,10 But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts...

2 Peter 2:3,14,15 And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingers not...

wherefore.

Acts 24:24 And after certain days, when Felix came with his wife Drusilla, which was a Jewess, he sent for Paul...

Cross References
Matthew 17:3
And behold, there appeared to them Moses and Elijah, talking with him.

Acts 24:17
Now after several years I came to bring alms to my nation and to present offerings.

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