Acts 28:19
Strong's Lexicon
But
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

[when] the
τῶν (tōn)
Article - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

Jews
Ἰουδαίων (Ioudaiōn)
Adjective - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 2453: Jewish. From Iouda; Judaean, i.e. Belonging to Jehudah.

objected,
ἀντιλεγόντων (antilegontōn)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 483: To speak or say in opposition, contradict (oppose, resist). From anti and lego; to dispute, refuse.

I was compelled
ἠναγκάσθην (ēnankasthēn)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Passive - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 315: To force, compel, constrain, urge. From anagke; to necessitate.

to appeal to
ἐπικαλέσασθαι (epikalesasthai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Middle
Strong's Greek 1941: (a) To call (name) by a supplementary (additional, alternative) name, (b) mid: To call upon, appeal to, address.

Caesar,
Καίσαρα (Kaisara)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2541: Of Latin origin; Caesar, a title of the Roman emperor.

[even though]
ὡς (hōs)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 5613: Probably adverb of comparative from hos; which how, i.e. In that manner.

I have
ἔχων (echōn)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2192: To have, hold, possess. Including an alternate form scheo skheh'-o; a primary verb; to hold.

no
οὐχ (ouch)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.

[charge]
τι (ti)
Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 5100: Any one, some one, a certain one or thing. An enclitic indefinite pronoun; some or any person or object.

to bring against
κατηγορεῖν (katēgorein)
Verb - Present Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 2723: To accuse, charge, prosecute. From kategoros; to be a plaintiff, i.e. To charge with some offence.

my
μου (mou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

nation.
ἔθνους (ethnous)
Noun - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 1484: Probably from etho; a race, i.e. A tribe; specially, a foreign one.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Because the Jews objected, I was compelled to appeal to Caesar; it was not as though I had any accusation against my nation.

New American Standard Bible
"But when the Jews objected, I was forced to appeal to Caesar, not that I had any accusation against my nation.

King James Bible
But when the Jews spake against [it], I was constrained to appeal unto Caesar; not that I had ought to accuse my nation of.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
The Jews objected, so I was compelled to make an appeal to Caesar. I certainly did not intend to bring any charge against my own people.

New Living Translation
But when the Jewish leaders protested the decision, I felt it necessary to appeal to Caesar, even though I had no desire to press charges against my own people.

English Standard Version
But because the Jews objected, I was compelled to appeal to Caesar—though I had no charge to bring against my nation.

New American Standard Bible
"But when the Jews objected, I was forced to appeal to Caesar, not that I had any accusation against my nation.

King James Bible
But when the Jews spake against it, I was constrained to appeal unto Caesar; not that I had ought to accuse my nation of.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Because the Jews objected, I was compelled to appeal to Caesar; it was not as though I had any accusation against my nation.

International Standard Version
But the Jews objected and forced me to appeal to the emperor, even though I have no countercharge to bring against my own people.

NET Bible
But when the Jews objected, I was forced to appeal to Caesar--not that I had some charge to bring against my own people.

American Standard Version
But when the Jews spake against it, I was constrained to appeal unto Caesar; not that I had aught whereof to accuse my nation.

English Revised Version
But when the Jews spake against it, I was constrained to appeal unto Caesar; not that I had aught to accuse my nation of.

Young's Literal Translation
and the Jews having spoken against it, I was constrained to appeal unto Caesar -- not as having anything to accuse my nation of;






Cross References
Matthew 14:22
And straightway Jesus constrained his disciples to get into a ship, and to go before him unto the other side, while he sent the multitudes away.

Acts 25:11
For if I be an offender, or have committed any thing worthy of death, I refuse not to die: but if there be none of these things whereof these accuse me, no man may deliver me unto them. I appeal unto Caesar.

Acts 25:21
But when Paul had appealed to be reserved unto the hearing of Augustus, I commanded him to be kept till I might send him to Caesar.

Acts 26:32
Then said Agrippa unto Festus, This man might have been set at liberty, if he had not appealed unto Caesar.

Acts 1:1
The former treatise have I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach,

Acts 28:18
Who, when they had examined me, would have let me go, because there was no cause of death in me.

Acts 28:17
And it came to pass, that after three days Paul called the chief of the Jews together: and when they were come together, he said unto them, Men and brethren, though I have committed nothing against the people, or customs of our fathers, yet was I delivered prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans.

Acts 28:16
And when we came to Rome, the centurion delivered the prisoners to the captain of the guard: but Paul was suffered to dwell by himself with a soldier that kept him.

Acts 28:20
For this cause therefore have I called for you, to see you, and to speak with you: because that for the hope of Israel I am bound with this chain.

Acts 28:21
And they said unto him, We neither received letters out of Judaea concerning thee, neither any of the brethren that came shewed or spake any harm of thee.

Acts 28:22
But we desire to hear of thee what thou thinkest: for as concerning this sect, we know that every where it is spoken against.
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