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Acts 25:20

    Acts 25:20 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And because I doubted of such manner of questions, I asked him whether he would go to Jerusalem, and there be judged of these matters.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And because I doubted of such manner of questions, I asked him whether he would go to Jerusalem, and there be judged of these matters.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And I, being perplexed how to inquire concerning these things, asked whether he would go to Jerusalem and there be judged of these matters.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And as I had not enough knowledge for the discussion of these things, I made the suggestion to him to go to Jerusalem and be judged there.

    Webster's Revision

    And I, being perplexed how to inquire concerning these things, asked whether he would go to Jerusalem and there be judged of these matters.

    World English Bible

    Being perplexed how to inquire concerning these things, I asked whether he was willing to go to Jerusalem and there be judged concerning these matters.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And I, being perplexed how to inquire concerning these things, asked whether he would go to Jerusalem, and there be judged of these matters.

    Clarke's Commentary on Acts 25:20

    I doubted of such manner of questions - Such as, whether he had broken their law, defiled their temple; or whether this Jesus, who was dead, was again raised to life.

    Barnes' Notes on Acts 25:20

    And because I doubted of such manner of questions - See the margin. Because I hesitated about the right way of disposing of them; because I was ignorant of their nature and bearing, I proposed to go to Jerusalem, that the matter might be there more fully investigated. It is obvious, that if Paul was not found guilty of any violation of the laws, he should have been at once discharged. Some interpreters understand this as affirming that he was not satisfied about the question of Paul's innocence, or certain whether he ought to be set at liberty or not.