I told them it was not the Roman custom to hand a man over before he has an opportunity to face his accusers and defend himself against their charges.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
It is not.
Acts 25:4, 5
Deuteronomy 19:17, 18
Proverbs 18:13, 17
Chapter Outline1. The Jews accuse Paul before Festus.
8. He answers for himself,
11. and appeals unto Caesar.
14. Afterwards Festus opens his matter to king Agrippa;
23. and he is brought forth.
25. Festus clears him of having done anything worthy of death.
Jump to PreviousAccused Accusers Charge Crime Custom Defending Defense Deliver Destruction Die Face Hand Laid Manner Matter Met Opportunity Punishment Romans
Jump to NextAccused Accusers Charge Crime Custom Defending Defense Deliver Destruction Die Face Hand Laid Manner Matter Met Opportunity Punishment Romans
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
"I answered them that it is not the custom of the Romans to hand over any man before the accused meets his accusers face to face and has an opportunity to make his defense against the charges.
King James Bible
To whom I answered, It is not the manner of the Romans to deliver any man to die, before that he which is accused have the accusers face to face, and have licence to answer for himself concerning the crime laid against him.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
I answered them that it's not the Romans' custom to give any man up before the accused confronts the accusers face to face and has an opportunity to give a defense concerning the charges.
International Standard Version
I answered them that it was not the Roman custom to sentence a man to be punished until the accused met his accusers face to face and had an opportunity to defend himself against the charge.
I answered them that it was not the custom of the Romans to hand over anyone before the accused had met his accusers face to face and had been given an opportunity to make a defense against the accusation.
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“And I said to them, 'It is not the custom of the Romans to give a man for slaughter as a favor until his adversary at law shall come and blame him to his face and he shall be given an opportunity to render a defense concerning that of which he is accused.”
LinksActs 25:16 NIV
Acts 25:16 NLT
Acts 25:16 ESV
Acts 25:16 NASB
Acts 25:16 KJV
Acts 25:16 Bible Apps
Acts 25:16 Parallel
Acts 25:16 Biblia Paralela
Acts 25:16 Chinese Bible
Acts 25:16 French Bible
Acts 25:16 German Bible
Acts 25:16 Commentaries