New Living Translation
Instead, it was something about their religion and a dead man named Jesus, who Paul insists is alive.
King James Bible
But had certain questions against him of their own superstition, and of one Jesus, which was dead, whom Paul affirmed to be alive.
Darby Bible Translation
but had against him certain questions of their own system of worship, and concerning a certain Jesus who is dead, whom Paul affirmed to be living.
World English Bible
but had certain questions against him about their own religion, and about one Jesus, who was dead, whom Paul affirmed to be alive.
Young's Literal Translation
but certain questions concerning their own religion they had against him, and concerning a certain Jesus who was dead, whom Paul affirmed to be alive;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
25:19 But had certain questions - How coldly does he mention the things of the last importance! And about one Jesus - Thus does Festus speak of Him, to whom every knee shall bow! Whom Paul affirmed to be alive - And was this a doubtful question? But why, O Festus, didst thou doubt concerning it? Only because thou didst not search into the evidence of it. Otherwise that evidence might have opened to thee, till it had grown up into full conviction; and thy illustrious prisoner have led thee into the glorious liberty of the children of God.
LibraryActs 26:24-29. Portraits.
 "And as he thus spake for himself, Festus said with a loud voice, Paul, thou art beside thyself; much learning doth make thee mad. "But he said, I am not mad, most noble Festus; but speak forth the words of truth and soberness. "For the king knoweth of these things, before whom also I speak freely: for I am persuaded that none of these things are hidden from him; for this thing was not done in a corner. "King Agrippa, believest thou the prophets? I know that thou believest. "Then Agrippa said …
John Charles Ryle—The Upper Room: Being a Few Truths for the Times
Messiah Worshipped by Angels
The Candour of the Writers of the New Testament.
The Intercession of Christ
So Paul, standing before the council, addressed them as follows: "Men of Athens, I notice that you are very religious in every way,
But since it is merely a question of words and names and your Jewish law, take care of it yourselves. I refuse to judge such matters."
I soon discovered the charge was something regarding their religious law--certainly nothing worthy of imprisonment or death.
But the accusations made against him weren't any of the crimes I expected.
for I know you are an expert on all Jewish customs and controversies. Now please listen to me patiently!
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