Acts 24:4
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English Standard Version
But, to detain you no further, I beg you in your kindness to hear us briefly.

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.

American Standard Version
But, that I be not further tedious unto thee, I entreat thee to hear us of thy clemency a few words.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But that I be no further tedious to thee, I desire thee of thy clemency to hear us in few words.

English Revised Version
But, that I be not further tedious unto thee, I entreat thee to hear us of thy clemency a few words.

Webster's Bible Translation
Notwithstanding, that I may not be further tedious to thee, I pray thee, that thou wouldst of thy clemency hear us a few words.

Weymouth New Testament
But--not to detain you too long--I beg you in your forbearance to listen to a brief statement from us.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Be tedious (ἐγκόπτω)

See on hindered, 1 Peter 3:7. The meaning is, rather, "that I may not further hinder thee, or detain thee.

Clemency (ἐπιεικείᾳ)

See on gentle, 1 Peter 2:18.

A few words (συντόμως)

Lit., concisely. From συντέμνω to cut down or cut short.

Acts 24:4 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

that.

Hebrews 11:32 And what shall I more say? for the time would fail me to tell of Gedeon, and of Barak, and of Samson, and of Jephthae; of David also...

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

Acts 24:5
For we have found this man a plague, one who stirs up riots among all the Jews throughout the world and is a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes.

Ephesians 3:3
how the mystery was made known to me by revelation, as I have written briefly.

Philippians 4:5
Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand;

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