New International Version
I found that the accusation had to do with questions about their law, but there was no charge against him that deserved death or imprisonment.
King James Bible
Whom I perceived to be accused of questions of their law, but to have nothing laid to his charge worthy of death or of bonds.
Darby Bible Translation
whom I found to be accused of questions of their law, but to have no charge laid against him [making him] worthy of death or of bonds.
World English Bible
I found him to be accused about questions of their law, but not to be charged with anything worthy of death or of imprisonment.
Young's Literal Translation
whom I found accused concerning questions of their law, and having no accusation worthy of death or bonds;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He wrote a letter after this manner - It appears that this was not only the substance of the letter, but the letter itself: the whole of it is so perfectly formal as to prove this; and in this simple manner are all the letters of the ancients formed. In this also we have an additional proof of St. Luke's accuracy.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'And the night following the Lord stood by him, and said, Be of good cheer, Paul: for as thou hast testified of Me in Jerusalem, so must thou bear witness also at Rome.'--ACTS xxiii. 11. It had long been Paul's ambition to 'preach the Gospel to you that are at Rome also.' His settled policy, as shown by this Book of the Acts, was to fly at the head, to attack the great centres of population. We trace him from Antioch to Philippi, Thessalonica, Athens, Corinth, Ephesus; and of course Rome was the …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
Antipatris. Caphar Salama.
Quirinius the Governor of Syria
Early Life the Place of Paul +The Man
If someone guilty of a capital offense is put to death and their body is exposed on a pole,
Then the officials and all the people said to the priests and the prophets, "This man should not be sentenced to death! He has spoken to us in the name of the LORD our God."
But since it involves questions about words and names and your own law--settle the matter yourselves. I will not be a judge of such things."
There was a great uproar, and some of the teachers of the law who were Pharisees stood up and argued vigorously. "We find nothing wrong with this man," they said. "What if a spirit or an angel has spoken to him?"
Instead, they had some points of dispute with him about their own religion and about a dead man named Jesus who Paul claimed was alive.
I found he had done nothing deserving of death, but because he made his appeal to the Emperor I decided to send him to Rome.
After they left the room, they began saying to one another, "This man is not doing anything that deserves death or imprisonment."
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