Acts 26:25
Modern Translations
New International Version
"I am not insane, most excellent Festus," Paul replied. "What I am saying is true and reasonable.

New Living Translation
But Paul replied, “I am not insane, Most Excellent Festus. What I am saying is the sober truth.

English Standard Version
But Paul said, “I am not out of my mind, most excellent Festus, but I am speaking true and rational words.

Berean Study Bible
But Paul answered, “I am not insane, most excellent Festus; I am speaking words of truth and sobriety.

New American Standard Bible
But Paul said, “I am not insane, most excellent Festus; on the contrary, I am speaking out with truthful and rational words.

NASB 1995
But Paul said, "I am not out of my mind, most excellent Festus, but I utter words of sober truth.

NASB 1977
But Paul said, “I am not out of my mind, most excellent Festus, but I utter words of sober truth.

Amplified Bible
But Paul replied, “I am not out of my mind, most excellent and noble Festus, but [with a sound mind] I am uttering rational words of truth and reason.

Christian Standard Bible
But Paul replied, “I’m not out of my mind, most excellent Festus. On the contrary, I’m speaking words of truth and good judgment.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But Paul replied, "I'm not out of my mind, most excellent Festus. On the contrary, I'm speaking words of truth and good judgment.

Contemporary English Version
But Paul replied, "Honorable Festus, I am not crazy. What I am saying is true, and it makes sense.

Good News Translation
Paul answered, "I am not mad, Your Excellency! I am speaking the sober truth.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Paul replied, "I'm not crazy, Your Excellency Festus. What I'm saying is true and sane.

International Standard Version
But Paul said, "I'm not out of my mind, Your Excellency Festus. I'm reporting what is absolutely true.

NET Bible
But Paul replied, "I have not lost my mind, most excellent Festus, but am speaking true and rational words.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
But he said, I am not mad, most noble Festus; but speak forth the words of truth and soberness.

New King James Version
But he said, “I am not mad, most noble Festus, but speak the words of truth and reason.

King James 2000 Bible
But he said, I am not mad, most noble Festus; but speak forth the words of truth and good sense.

New Heart English Bible
But he said, "I am not crazy, most excellent Festus, but boldly declare words of truth and reasonableness.

World English Bible
But he said, "I am not crazy, most excellent Festus, but boldly declare words of truth and reasonableness.

American King James Version
But he said, I am not mad, most noble Festus; but speak forth the words of truth and soberness.

American Standard Version
But Paul saith, I am not mad, most excellent Festus; but speak forth words of truth and soberness.

A Faithful Version
But he said, "I am not mad, most noble Festus, but I utter true and rational words.

Darby Bible Translation
But Paul said, I am not mad, most excellent Festus, but utter words of truth and soberness;

English Revised Version
But Paul saith, I am not mad, most excellent Festus; but speak forth words of truth and soberness.

Webster's Bible Translation
But he said, I am not insane, most noble Festus; but speak forth the words of truth and soberness.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
But he said, I am not mad, O noble Festus, but I speake the wordes of trueth and sobernes.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
But he sayde: I am not mad, most noble Festus, but speake foorth the wordes of trueth and sobernesse.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
But Paul sayde: I am not madd (most deare Festus) but speake the wordes of trueth and sobernesse:

Tyndale Bible of 1526
And Paul sayde: I am not mad most dere Festus: but speake the wordes of trueth and sobernes.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And he says, “I am not mad, most noble Festus, but of truth and soberness I speak forth the sayings;

Berean Literal Bible
But Paul says, "I am not insane, most excellent Festus, but I speak words of truth and sobriety.

Young's Literal Translation
and he saith, 'I am not mad, most noble Festus, but of truth and soberness the sayings I speak forth;

Smith's Literal Translation
And he says, I am not frenzied, most excellent Festus; but I speak the words of truth and soundness of mind.

Literal Emphasis Translation
However Paul said, I am not insane, most excellent Festus, but rather I utter out sayings of truth and soundness of perspective.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And Paul said: I am not mad, most excellent Festus, but I speak words of truth and soberness.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And Paul said: “I am not insane, most excellent Festus, but rather I am speaking words of truth and sobriety.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Paulus said, “I am not insane, excellent Festus, but I am speaking words of truth and integrity.”

Lamsa Bible
But Paul said to him, I am not mad, O most excellent Festus; but I speak the words of truth and soberness.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
But he replied: I am not mad, most excellent Festus, but speak forth the words of truth and soberness.

Godbey New Testament
But Paul says, I am not a maniac, most noble Festus; but I speak forth the words of truth and soberness.

Haweis New Testament
But he said, I am not mad, most noble Festus; but utter words of truth and sobriety.

Mace New Testament
I am not mad, said he, most noble Festus, but what I say, is very sound truth.

Weymouth New Testament
"I am not mad, most noble Festus," replied Paul; "I am speaking words of sober truth.

Worrell New Testament
But Paul says, "I am not mad, most noble Festus; but I utter words of truth and soberness.

Worsley New Testament
But he replied, I am not mad, most noble Festus; but I speak the words of truth and of a sound mind.








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