New Living Translation
They asked Festus as a favor to transfer Paul to Jerusalem (planning to ambush and kill him on 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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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
They were watching for him day and night at the city gate so they could murder him, but Saul was told about their plot.
2 Corinthians 11:26
I have traveled on many long journeys. I have faced danger from rivers and from robbers. I have faced danger from my own people, the Jews, as well as from the Gentiles. I have faced danger in the cities, in the deserts, and on the seas. And I have faced danger from men who claim to be believers but are not.
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