New Living Translation
Now I am on trial because of my hope in the fulfillment of God's promise made to our ancestors.
King James Bible
And now I stand and am judged for the hope of the promise made of God unto our fathers:
Darby Bible Translation
And now I stand to be judged because of the hope of the promise made by God to our fathers,
World English Bible
Now I stand here to be judged for the hope of the promise made by God to our fathers,
Young's Literal Translation
and now for the hope of the promise made to the fathers by God, I have stood judged,
Acts 26:6 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
26:6 And now - This and the two following verse s are in a kind of Acts 26:6,7,8 parenthesis, and show that what the Pharisees rightly taught concerning the resurrection, Paul likewise asserted at this day. The ninth verse is connected with the fifth. For Pharisaism Acts 26:9,5 impelled him to persecute. I stand in judgment for the hope of the promise - Of the resurrection. So it was in effect. For unless Christ had risen, there could have been no resurrection of the dead. And it was chiefly for testifying the resurrection of Christ, that the Jews still persecuted him.
Library'Before Governors and Kings'
'Whereupon, O king Agrippa, I was not disobedient unto the heavenly vision: 20. But shewed first unto them of Damascus, and at Jerusalem, and throughout all the coasts of Judsea, and then to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, and do works meet for repentance. 21. For these causes the Jews caught me in the temple, and went about to kill me. 22. Having therefore obtained help of God, I continue unto this day, witnessing both to small and great, saying none other things than those …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
Eighteenth Day. Holiness and Faith.
The Nature of Enthusiasm
The Almost Christian
"And now we are here to bring you this Good News. The promise was made to our ancestors,
I have the same hope in God that these men have, that he will raise both the righteous and the unrighteous.
I asked you to come here today so we could get acquainted and so I could explain to you that I am bound with this chain because I believe that the hope of Israel--the Messiah--has already come."
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