New International Version
They requested Festus, as a favor to them, to have Paul transferred to Jerusalem, for they were preparing an ambush to kill him along the way.
King James Bible
And desired favour against him, that he would send for him to Jerusalem, laying wait in the way to kill him.
Darby Bible Translation
asking as a grace against him that he would send for him to Jerusalem, laying people in wait to kill him on the way.
World English Bible
asking a favor against him, that he would summon him to Jerusalem; plotting to kill him on the way.
Young's Literal Translation
asking favour against him, that he may send for him to Jerusalem, making an ambush to put him to death in the way.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The high priest - informed him against Paul - They supposed that as Felix, to please them, on the resignation of his government, had left Paul bound, so Festus, on the assumption of it, would, to please them, deliver him into their hand; but, as they wished this to be done under the color of justice, they exhibited a number of charges against Paul, which they hoped would appear to Festus a sufficient reason why a new trial should be granted; and he be sent to Jerusalem to take this trial. Their motive is mentioned in the succeeding verse.
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