New International Version
Then Agrippa said to Festus, "I would like to hear this man myself." He replied, "Tomorrow you will hear him."
King James Bible
Then Agrippa said unto Festus, I would also hear the man myself. To morrow, said he, thou shalt hear him.
Darby Bible Translation
And Agrippa [said] to Festus, I myself also would desire to hear the man. To-morrow, said he, thou shalt hear him.
World English Bible
Agrippa said to Festus, "I also would like to hear the man myself." "Tomorrow," he said, "you shall hear him."
Young's Literal Translation
And Agrippa said unto Festus, 'I was wishing also myself to hear the man;' and he said, 'To-morrow thou shalt hear him;'
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I would also hear the man myself - A spirit of curiosity, similar to that of Herod, Luke 23:8.
As Herod, the father of this Agrippa, had been so active an instrument in endeavoring to destroy Christianity, having killed James, and was about to have put Peter to death also, had not God sent him to his own place, there is no doubt that Agrippa had heard much about Christianity; and as to St. Paul, his conversion was so very remarkable that his name, in connection with Christianity, was known, not only throughout Judea, but through all Asia Minor and Greece. Agrippa, therefore might naturally wish to see and hear a man of whom he had heard so much.
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