New American Standard Bible
"For this reason, therefore, I requested to see you and to speak with you, for I am wearing this chain for the sake of the hope of Israel."
King James Bible
For this cause therefore have I called for you, to see you, and to speak with you: because that for the hope of Israel I am bound with this chain.
Darby Bible Translation
For this cause therefore I have called you to me to see and to speak to you; for on account of the hope of Israel I have this chain about me.
World English Bible
For this cause therefore I asked to see you and to speak with you. For because of the hope of Israel I am bound with this chain."
Young's Literal Translation
for this cause, therefore, I called for you to see and to speak with you, for because of the hope of Israel with this chain I am bound.'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Because that for the hope of Israel - On account of the hope which the Jews cherish of the coming of the Messiah; of the resurrection; and of the future state. See this explained in the notes on Acts 23:6.
I am bound with this chain - See the notes on Acts 26:29. Probably he was attached constantly to a soldier by a chain.
LibraryPaul in Rome
And Paul dwelt two whole years in his own hired house, and received all that came in unto him, 31. Preaching the kingdom of God, and teaching those things which concern the Lord Jesus Christ, with all confidence, no man forbidding him.' --ACTS xxviii. 30, 31. So ends this book. It stops rather than ends. Many reasons might be suggested for closing here. Probably the simplest is the best, that nothing more is said for nothing more had yet been done. Probably the book was written during these two years. …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
The Supremacy of Christ
Mission and Return of the Seventy.
Ancient Versions of the Old Testament.
The word which came to Jeremiah from the LORD after Nebuzaradan captain of the bodyguard had released him from Ramah, when he had taken him bound in chains among all the exiles of Jerusalem and Judah who were being exiled to Babylon.
Then the commander came up and took hold of him, and ordered him to be bound with two chains; and he began asking who he was and what he had done.
"And now I am standing trial for the hope of the promise made by God to our fathers;
the promise to which our twelve tribes hope to attain, as they earnestly serve God night and day. And for this hope, O King, I am being accused by Jews.
for which I am an ambassador in chains; that in proclaiming it I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.
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