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Acts 25:14

    Acts 25:14 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And when they had been there many days, Festus declared Paul's cause unto the king, saying, There is a certain man left in bonds by Felix:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And when they had been there many days, Festus declared Paul's cause to the king, saying, There is a certain man left in bonds by Felix:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And as they tarried there many days, Festus laid Paul's case before the King, saying, There is a certain man left a prisoner by Felix;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And as they were there for some days, Festus gave them Paul's story, saying, There is a certain man here who was put in prison by Felix:

    Webster's Revision

    And as they tarried there many days, Festus laid Paul's case before the King, saying, There is a certain man left a prisoner by Felix;

    World English Bible

    As he stayed there many days, Festus laid Paul's case before the king, saying, "There is a certain man left a prisoner by Felix;

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And as they tarried there many days, Festus laid Paul's case before the king, saying, There is a certain man left a prisoner by Felix:

    Clarke's Commentary on Acts 25:14

    Declared Paul's cause unto the king - Festus knew that Agrippa was better acquainted with such matters than he was; and he wished, in some sort, to make him a party in this business.

    Barnes' Notes on Acts 25:14

    Festus declared Paul's cause - He did this, probably, because Agrippa, being a Jew, would be supposed to he interested in the case. It was natural that this trial should be a topic of conversation, and perhaps Festus might be disposed to ask what was proper to be done in such cases.

    Left in bonds - Greek: "a prisoner" - δέσμιος desmios. He was left in custody, probably in the keeping of a soldier, Acts 24:23, Acts 24:27.