New International Version
where the chief priests and the Jewish leaders appeared before him and presented the charges against Paul.
King James Bible
Then the high priest and the chief of the Jews informed him against Paul, and besought him,
Darby Bible Translation
And the chief priests and the chief of the Jews laid informations before him against Paul, and besought him,
World English Bible
Then the high priest and the principal men of the Jews informed him against Paul, and they begged him,
Young's Literal Translation
and the chief priest and the principal men of the Jews made manifest to him the things against Paul, and were calling on him,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The high priest - informed him against Paul - They supposed that as Felix, to please them, on the resignation of his government, had left Paul bound, so Festus, on the assumption of it, would, to please them, deliver him into their hand; but, as they wished this to be done under the color of justice, they exhibited a number of charges against Paul, which they hoped would appear to Festus a sufficient reason why a new trial should be granted; and he be sent to Jerusalem to take this trial. Their motive is mentioned in the succeeding verse.
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Five days later the high priest Ananias went down to Caesarea with some of the elders and a lawyer named Tertullus, and they brought their charges against Paul before the governor.
When I went to Jerusalem, the chief priests and the elders of the Jews brought charges against him and asked that he be condemned.
Festus said: "King Agrippa, and all who are present with us, you see this man! The whole Jewish community has petitioned me about him in Jerusalem and here in Caesarea, shouting that he ought not to live any longer.
Three days later he called together the local Jewish leaders. When they had assembled, Paul said to them: "My brothers, although I have done nothing against our people or against the customs of our ancestors, I was arrested in Jerusalem and handed over to the Romans.
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in their effort to keep us from speaking to the Gentiles so that they may be saved. In this way they always heap up their sins to the limit. The wrath of God has come upon them at last.
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