Acts 25:2
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English Standard Version
And the chief priests and the principal men of the Jews laid out their case against Paul, and they urged him,

King James Bible
Then the high priest and the chief of the Jews informed him against Paul, and besought him,

American Standard Version
And the chief priests and the principal men of the Jews informed him against Paul; and they besought him,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the chief priests, and principal men of the Jews, went unto him against Paul: and they besought him,

English Revised Version
And the chief priests and the principal men of the Jews informed him against Paul; and they besought him,

Webster's Bible Translation
Then the high priest and the chief of the Jews informed him against Paul, and besought him,

Weymouth New Testament
The High Priests and the leading men among the Jews immediately made representations to him against Paul, and begged him--

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Vincent's Word Studies

Besought

The imperfect denotes their persistence: kept beseeching.

Acts 25:2 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Acts 25:15 About whom, when I was at Jerusalem, the chief priests and the elders of the Jews informed me, desiring to have judgment against him.

Acts 24:1 And after five days Ananias the high priest descended with the elders, and with a certain orator named Tertullus...

Job 31:31 If the men of my tabernacle said not, Oh that we had of his flesh! we cannot be satisfied.

Proverbs 4:16 For they sleep not, except they have done mischief; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall.

Romans 3:12-19 They are all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable; there is none that does good, no, not one...

Cross References
Acts 24:1
And after five days the high priest Ananias came down with some elders and a spokesman, one Tertullus. They laid before the governor their case against Paul.

Acts 25:15
and when I was at Jerusalem, the chief priests and the elders of the Jews laid out their case against him, asking for a sentence of condemnation against him.

Acts 25:24
And Festus said, "King Agrippa and all who are present with us, you see this man about whom the whole Jewish people petitioned me, both in Jerusalem and here, shouting that he ought not to live any longer.

Acts 28:17
After three days he called together the local leaders of the Jews, and when they had gathered, he said to them, "Brothers, though I had done nothing against our people or the customs of our fathers, yet I was delivered as a prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans.

1 Thessalonians 2:16
by hindering us from speaking to the Gentiles that they might be saved--so as always to fill up the measure of their sins. But wrath has come upon them at last!

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