Acts 25 :14

Acts 25 :14 Translations

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:

King James Version (KJV)

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 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:

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:

Definitions for Acts 25 :14

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' Commentary 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.

Wesley's Commentary on Acts 25 :14

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