Acts 25:21
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English Standard Version
But when Paul had appealed to be kept in custody for the decision of the emperor, I ordered him to be held until I could send him to Caesar.”

King James Bible
But when Paul had appealed to be reserved unto the hearing of Augustus, I commanded him to be kept till I might send him to Caesar.

American Standard Version
But when Paul had appealed to be kept for the decision of the emperor, I commanded him to be kept till I should send him to Caesar.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But Paul appealing to be reserved unto the hearing of Augustus, I commanded him to be kept, till I might send him to Caesar.

English Revised Version
But when Paul had appealed to be kept for the decision of the emperor, I commanded him to be kept till I should send him to Caesar.

Webster's Bible Translation
But when Paul had appealed to be reserved to the hearing of Augustus, I commanded him to be kept till I might send him to Cesar.

Weymouth New Testament
But when Paul appealed to have his case kept for the Emperor's decision, I ordered him to be kept in prison until I could send him up to Caesar."

Acts 25:21 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Of the Emperor (τοῦ Σεβαστοῦ)

Lit., the august one; hence a translation of Augustus, which was not a proper name, but a title of the Roman emperors.

Acts 25:21 Parallel Commentaries

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had.

Acts 25:10 Then said Paul, I stand at Caesar's judgment seat, where I ought to be judged: to the Jews have I done no wrong, as you very well know.

Acts 26:32 Then said Agrippa to Festus, This man might have been set at liberty, if he had not appealed to Caesar.

2 Timothy 4:16 At my first answer no man stood with me, but all men forsook me: I pray God that it may not be laid to their charge.

hearing. or, judgment. Augustus.

Acts 27:1 And when it was determined that we should sail into Italy, they delivered Paul and certain other prisoners to one named Julius...

Luke 2:1 And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed.

I commanded.

Acts 25:12 Then Festus, when he had conferred with the council, answered, Have you appealed to Caesar? to Caesar shall you go.

Cross References
Matthew 22:17
Tell us, then, what you think. Is it lawful to pay taxes to Caesar, or not?"

Acts 25:11
If then I am a wrongdoer and have committed anything for which I deserve to die, I do not seek to escape death. But if there is nothing to their charges against me, no one can give me up to them. I appeal to Caesar."

Acts 28:19
But because the Jews objected, I was compelled to appeal to Caesar--though I had no charge to bring against my nation.

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