New Living Translation
For it makes no sense to send a prisoner to the emperor without specifying the charges against him!"
King James Bible
For it seemeth to me unreasonable to send a prisoner, and not withal to signify the crimes laid against him.
Darby Bible Translation
for it seems to me senseless, sending a prisoner, not also to signify the charges against him.
World English Bible
For it seems to me unreasonable, in sending a prisoner, not to also specify the charges against him."
Young's Literal Translation
for it doth seem to me irrational, sending a prisoner, not also to signify the charges against him.'
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 "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 …
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Messiah Worshipped by Angels
The Candour of the Writers of the New Testament.
The Intercession of Christ
"But what shall I write the emperor? For there is no clear charge against him. So I have brought him before all of you, and especially you, King Agrippa, so that after we examine him, I might have something to write.
Then Agrippa said to Paul, "You may speak in your defense." So Paul, gesturing with his hand, started his defense:
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