And they cannot prove to you the charges they are now making against me.
"Nor can they prove to you the charges of which they now accuse me.
These men certainly cannot prove the things they accuse me of doing.
Not one of their charges can be backed up with evidence or witnesses.
And they are not able to give facts in support of the things which they say against me now.
Neither can they prove to you the charge that they now bring against me.
"Nor can they prove the things of which they now accuse me.
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1 tn BDAG 778 s.v. παρίστημι/παριστάνω 1.f has “οὐδὲ παραστῆσαι δύνανταί σοι περὶ ὧν νυνὶ κατηγοροῦσίν μου nor can they prove to you the accusations they are now making against me Ac 24:13.”
sn Nor can they prove. This is a formal legal claim that Paul’s opponents lacked proof of any wrongdoing. They had no witness who could justify the arrest at the temple.
2 tn The words “the things” are not in the Greek text but are implied. Direct objects were often omitted in Greek when clear from the context, but must be supplied for the modern English reader.
3 tn Grk “nor can they prove to you [the things] about which they are now accusing me.” This has been simplified to eliminate the relative pronoun (“which”) in the translation.