New American Standard Bible
Festus then, having arrived in the province, three days later went up to Jerusalem from Caesarea.
King James Bible
Now when Festus was come into the province, after three days he ascended from Caesarea to Jerusalem.
Darby Bible Translation
Festus therefore, being come into the eparchy, after three days went up to Jerusalem from Caesarea.
World English Bible
Festus therefore, having come into the province, after three days went up to Jerusalem from Caesarea.
Young's Literal Translation
Festus, therefore, having come into the province, after three days went up to Jerusalem from Caesarea,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Now when Festus was come - See the notes on Acts 24:27.
Into the province - The province of Judea; for Judea at that time was a Roman province.
After three days - Having remained three days at Caesarea.
He ascended - This was the usual language in describing a journey to Jerusalem. Thus, the English people speak of going up to London, because it is the capital. See the notes on Acts 15:1.
To Jerusalem - The governors of Judea at this time usually resided at Caesarea; but as Jerusalem had been the former capital; as it was still the seat of the religious solemni ties; as the Sanhedrin held its meetings there; and as the great, and rich, and learned men, and the priests resided there, it is evident that a full knowledge of the state of the province could be obtained only there. Festus, therefore, having entered upon the duties of his office, early went to Jerusalem to make himself acquainted with the affairs of the nation.
LibraryWhether Ambition is Opposed to Magnanimity by Excess?
Objection 1: It seems that ambition is not opposed to magnanimity by excess. For one mean has only one extreme opposed to it on the one side. Now presumption is opposed to magnanimity by excess as stated above (Q, A). Therefore ambition is not opposed to it by excess. Objection 2: Further, magnanimity is about honors; whereas ambition seems to regard positions of dignity: for it is written (2 Macc. 4:7) that "Jason ambitiously sought the high priesthood." Therefore ambition is not opposed …
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But Philip found himself at Azotus, and as he passed through he kept preaching the gospel to all the cities until he came to Caesarea.
When he had read it, he asked from what province he was, and when he learned that he was from Cilicia,
But after two years had passed, Felix was succeeded by Porcius Festus, and wishing to do the Jews a favor, Felix left Paul imprisoned.
Festus then answered that Paul was being kept in custody at Caesarea and that he himself was about to leave shortly.
After he had spent not more than eight or ten days among them, he went down to Caesarea, and on the next day he took his seat on the tribunal and ordered Paul to be brought.
Now when several days had elapsed, King Agrippa and Bernice arrived at Caesarea and paid their respects to Festus.
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