Acts 25:25
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New American Standard Bible
"But I found that he had committed nothing worthy of death; and since he himself appealed to the Emperor, I decided to send him.

King James Bible
But when I found that he had committed nothing worthy of death, and that he himself hath appealed to Augustus, I have determined to send him.

Darby Bible Translation
But I, having found that he had done nothing worthy of death, and this man himself having appealed to Augustus, I have decided to send him;

World English Bible
But when I found that he had committed nothing worthy of death, and as he himself appealed to the emperor I determined to send him.

Young's Literal Translation
and I, having found him to have done nothing worthy of death, and he also himself having appealed to Sebastus, I decided to send him,

Acts 25:25 Parallel
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Acts 25:25 Parallel Commentaries

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Whether 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 ([3363]Q[130], A[2]). 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
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

"Almost Thou Persuadest Me"
[This chapter is based on Acts 25:13-27; 26.] Paul had appealed to Caesar, and Festus could not do otherwise than send him to Rome. But some time passed before a suitable ship could be found; and as other prisoners were to be sent with Paul, the consideration of their cases also occasioned delay. This gave Paul opportunity to present the reasons of his faith before the principal men of Caesarea, and also before King Agrippa II, the last of the Herods. "After certain days King Agrippa and Bernice
Ellen Gould White—The Acts of the Apostles

Cross References
Jeremiah 26:16
Then the officials and all the people said to the priests and to the prophets, "No death sentence for this man! For he has spoken to us in the name of the LORD our God."

Luke 23:4
Then Pilate said to the chief priests and the crowds, "I find no guilt in this man."

Acts 23:29
and I found him to be accused over questions about their Law, but under no accusation deserving death or imprisonment.

Acts 25:11
"If, then, I am a wrongdoer and have committed anything worthy of death, I do not refuse to die; but if none of those things is true of which these men accuse me, no one can hand me over to them. I appeal to Caesar."

Acts 25:26
"Yet I have nothing definite about him to write to my lord. Therefore I have brought him before you all and especially before you, King Agrippa, so that after the investigation has taken place, I may have something to write.

Acts 27:1
When it was decided that we would sail for Italy, they proceeded to deliver Paul and some other prisoners to a centurion of the Augustan cohort named Julius.

Acts 28:18
"And when they had examined me, they were willing to release me because there was no ground for putting me to death.

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