New International Version
They examined me and wanted to release me, because I was not guilty of any crime deserving death.
King James Bible
Who, when they had examined me, would have let me go, because there was no cause of death in me.
Darby Bible Translation
who having examined me were minded to let me go, because there was nothing worthy of death in me.
World English Bible
who, when they had examined me, desired to set me free, because there was no cause of death in me.
Young's Literal Translation
who, having examined me, were wishing to release me, because of their being no cause of death in me,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Paul called the chief of the Jews together - We have already seen, in Acts 18:2, that Claudius had commanded all Jews to depart from Rome; see the note there: but it seems they were permitted to return very soon; and, from this verse, it appears that there were then chiefs, probably of synagogues, dwelling at Rome.
I have committed nothing - Lest they should have heard and received malicious reports against him, he thought it best to state his own case.
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the commander ordered that Paul be taken into the barracks. He directed that he be flogged and interrogated in order to find out why the people were shouting at him like this.
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.
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."
Agrippa said to Festus, "This man could have been set free if he had not appealed to Caesar."
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