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Acts 24:10

Context
NETBible

When the governor gestured for him to speak, Paul replied, “Because I know 1  that you have been a judge over this nation for many years, I confidently make my defense. 2 

XREF

1Sa 2:25; Lu 12:14; Lu 18:2; Ac 12:17; Ac 13:16; Ac 18:15; Ac 19:33; Ac 21:40; Ac 26:1; 1Pe 3:15

NET © Notes

tn Grk “knowing.” The participle ἐπιστάμενος (epistamenos) has been translated as a causal adverbial participle.

sn “Because…defense.” Paul also paid an indirect compliment to the governor, implying that he would be fair in his judgment.



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