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But when the Jews opposed this, I was forced to appeal to the Emperor, even though I had no accusation to make against my own people.
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But the Jews contradicting it, I was constrained to appeal unto Caesar: not that I had anything to accuse my nation of.
Acts 25:10-12,21,25 Then Paul said: I stand at Caesar's judgment seat, where I ought to be judged. To the Jews I have done no injury, as thou very well knowest. . . .
Acts 26:32 And Agrippa said to Festus: This man might have been set at liberty, if he had not appealed to Caesar.
Romans 12:19-21 Revenge not yourselves, my dearly beloved; but give place unto wrath, for it is written: Revenge is mine, I will repay, saith the Lord. . . .
1 Peter 2:22,23 Who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth. . . .
ContextPaul Preaches at Rome
…18Who, when they had examined me, would have released me, for that there was no cause of death in me. 19But the Jews contradicting it, I was constrained to appeal unto Caesar: not that I had anything to accuse my nation of. 20For this cause therefore I desired to see you and to speak to you. Because that for the hope of Israel, I am bound with this chain.…
And forthwith Jesus obliged his disciples to go up into the boat, and to go before him over the water, till he dismissed the people.
For if I have injured them or have committed any thing worthy of death, I refuse not to die. But if there be none of these things whereof they accuse me, no man may deliver me to them. I appeal to Caesar.
But Paul, appealing to be reserved unto the hearing of Augustus, I commanded him to be kept, till I might send him to Caesar.
And Agrippa said to Festus: This man might have been set at liberty, if he had not appealed to Caesar.
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