Acts 24:2
When Paul had been called in, Tertullus opened the prosecution: "Because of you, we have enjoyed a lasting peace, and your foresight has brought improvements to this nation.
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Acts 21:38
"Aren't you the Egyptian who incited a rebellion some time ago and led four thousand members of the 'Assassins' into the wilderness?"

Acts 21:26, 27
So the next day Paul took the men and purified himself along with them. Then he entered the temple to give notice of the date their purification would be complete and the offering would be made for each of them. . . .

Psalm 10:3
For the wicked man boasts in the cravings of his heart; he blesses the greedy and reviles the LORD.

Psalm 12:2, 3
They lie to one another; they speak with flattering lips and a double heart. . . .

Proverbs 26:28
A lying tongue hates those it crushes, and a flattering mouth causes ruin.

Proverbs 29:5
A man who flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his feet.

Jude 1:16
These men are discontented grumblers, following after their own lusts; their mouths spew arrogance; they flatter others for their own advantage.

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New American Standard Bible
After Paul had been summoned, Tertullus began to accuse him, saying to the governor, "Since we have through you attained much peace, and since by your providence reforms are being carried out for this nation,

King James Bible
And when he was called forth, Tertullus began to accuse him, saying, Seeing that by thee we enjoy great quietness, and that very worthy deeds are done unto this nation by thy providence,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When he was called in, Tertullus began to accuse him and said: "Since we enjoy great peace because of you, and reforms are taking place for the benefit of this nation by your foresight,

International Standard Version
When Paul had been summoned, Tertullus opened the prosecution by saying: "Your Excellency Felix, since we are enjoying lasting peace because of you, and since reforms for this nation are being brought about through your foresight,

NET Bible
When Paul had been summoned, Tertullus began to accuse him, saying, "We have experienced a lengthy time of peace through your rule, and reforms are being made in this nation through your foresight.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And when he was called, Tertullos began to accuse him and said, “With the abundance of tranquility we dwell because of you, and this people have much excellent stability in receiving your care.”
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