Acts 24:22
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English Standard Version
But Felix, having a rather accurate knowledge of the Way, put them off, saying, “When Lysias the tribune comes down, I will decide your case.”

King James Bible
And when Felix heard these things, having more perfect knowledge of that way, he deferred them, and said, When Lysias the chief captain shall come down, I will know the uttermost of your matter.

American Standard Version
But Felix, having more exact knowledge concerning the Way, deferred them, saying, When Lysias the chief captain shall come down, I will determine your matter.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Felix put them off, having most certain knowledge of this way, saying: When Lysias the tribune shall come down, I will hear you.

English Revised Version
But Felix, having more exact knowledge concerning the Way, deferred them, saying, When Lysias the chief captain shall come down, I will determine your matter.

Webster's Bible Translation
And when Felix heard these things, having more perfect knowledge of that way, he deferred them, and said, When Lysias the chief captain shall come down, I will know the uttermost of your matter.

Weymouth New Testament
At this point Felix, who was fairly well informed about the new faith, adjourned the trial, saying to the Jews, "When the Tribune Lysias comes down, I will enter carefully into the matter."

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Vincent's Word Studies

Deferred (ἀνεβάλετο)

Adjourned the case. Only here in New Testament.

I will know the uttermost (διαγνώσομαι)

Better, as Rev., I will determine. See on Acts 23:15.

Acts 24:22 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

having.

Acts 24:10,24 Then Paul, after that the governor had beckoned to him to speak, answered...

Acts 26:3 Especially because I know you to be expert in all customs and questions which are among the Jews: why I beseech you to hear me patiently...

When.

Acts 24:7 But the chief captain Lysias came on us, and with great violence took him away out of our hands,

Acts 18:20 When they desired him to tarry longer time with them, he consented not;

Acts 25:26 Of whom I have no certain thing to write to my lord. Why I have brought him forth before you, and specially before you, O king Agrippa...

Deuteronomy 19:18 And the judges shall make diligent inquisition: and, behold, if the witness be a false witness...

Cross References
Matthew 2:7
Then Herod summoned the wise men secretly and ascertained from them what time the star had appeared.

Acts 9:2
and asked him for letters to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any belonging to the Way, men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.

Acts 19:40
For we really are in danger of being charged with rioting today, since there is no cause that we can give to justify this commotion."

Acts 24:14
But this I confess to you, that according to the Way, which they call a sect, I worship the God of our fathers, believing everything laid down by the Law and written in the Prophets,

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