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Acts 24:19

    Acts 24:19 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Who ought to have been here before thee, and object, if they had ought against me.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Who ought to have been here before you, and object, if they had ought against me.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    who ought to have been here before thee, and to make accusation, if they had aught against me.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And it would have been better if they had come here to make a statement, if they have anything against me.

    Webster's Revision

    who ought to have been here before thee, and to make accusation, if they had aught against me.

    World English Bible

    They ought to have been here before you, and to make accusation, if they had anything against me.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    who ought to have been here before thee, and to make accusation, if they had aught against me.

    Definitions for Acts 24:19

    Ought - Any one; any thing.

    Barnes' Notes on Acts 24:19

    Who ought to have been here ... - They were the proper witnesses, and as they had staid away it showed that they were not prepared to undergo a strict examination. They alone could testify as to anything that occurred in the temple; and as they were not present, that charge ought to be dismissed.

    Wesley's Notes on Acts 24:19

    24:19 Who ought to have been present before thee - But the world never commit greater blunders, even against its own laws, than when it is persecuting the children of God.