New International Version
When I was informed of a plot to be carried out against the man, I sent him to you at once. I also ordered his accusers to present to you their case against him.
King James Bible
And when it was told me how that the Jews laid wait for the man, I sent straightway to thee, and gave commandment to his accusers also to say before thee what they had against him. Farewell.
Darby Bible Translation
But having received information of a plot about to be put in execution against the man [by the Jews], I have immediately sent him to thee, commanding also his accusers to say before thee the things that are against him. [Farewell.]
World English Bible
When I was told that the Jews lay in wait for the man, I sent him to you immediately, charging his accusers also to bring their accusations against him before you. Farewell."
Young's Literal Translation
and a plot having been intimated to me against this man -- about to be of the Jews -- at once I sent unto thee, having given command also to the accusers to say the things against him before thee; be strong.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I sent straightway to thee - As the proper person before whom this business should ultimately come, and by whom it should be decided.
Farewell - Ερῥωσο, Be in good health.
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
but Saul learned of their plan. Day and night they kept close watch on the city gates in order to kill him.
The next morning some Jews formed a conspiracy and bound themselves with an oath not to eat or drink until they had killed Paul.
He said: "Some Jews have agreed to ask you to bring Paul before the Sanhedrin tomorrow on the pretext of wanting more accurate information about him.
So the soldiers, carrying out their orders, took Paul with them during the night and brought him as far as Antipatris.
he said, "I will hear your case when your accusers get here." Then he ordered that Paul be kept under guard in Herod's palace.
But there are some Jews from the province of Asia, who ought to be here before you and bring charges if they have anything against me.
"I told them that it is not the Roman custom to hand over anyone before they have faced their accusers and have had an opportunity to defend themselves against the charges.
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