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.
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.
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;
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,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
With great pomp - Μετα πολλης φαντασιας; With much phantasy, great splendor, great parade, superb attendance or splendid retinue: in this sense the Greek word is used by the best writers. Wetstein has very justly remarked, that these children of Herod the Great made this pompous appearance in that very city where, a few years before, their father, for his Pride, was smitten of God, and eaten up by worms! How seldom do the living lay any of God's judgments to heart!
The place of hearing - A sort of audience chamber, in the palace of Festus. This was not a trial of Paul; there were no Jews present to accuse him, and he could not be tried but at Rome, as he had appealed to Caesar. These grandees wished to hear the man speak of his religion, and in his own defense, through a principle of curiosity.
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Augustus. The honourable title of [Sebastos,] or Augustus, that is venerable or august, which was first conferred by the senate on Octavius Caesar, was afterwards assumed by succeeding Roman emperors.
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Then the officials and all the people said to the priests and the prophets, "This man should not be sentenced to death! He has spoken to us in the name of the LORD our God."
Then Pilate announced to the chief priests and the crowd, "I find no basis for a charge against this man."
I found that the accusation had to do with questions about their law, but there was no charge against him that deserved death or imprisonment.
If, however, I am guilty of doing anything deserving death, I do not refuse to die. But if the charges brought against me by these Jews are not true, no one has the right to hand me over to them. I appeal to Caesar!"
But I have nothing definite to write to His Majesty about him. Therefore I have brought him before all of you, and especially before you, King Agrippa, so that as a result of this investigation I may have something to write.
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 Imperial Regiment.
They examined me and wanted to release me, because I was not guilty of any crime deserving death.
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