After Festus had conferred with his council, he declared: "You have appealed to Caesar. To Caesar you will go!"
Then when Festus had conferred with his council, he answered, "You have appealed to Caesar, to Caesar you shall go."
Festus conferred with his advisers and then replied, "Very well! You have appealed to Caesar, and to Caesar you shall go!"
Festus huddled with his advisors briefly and then gave his verdict: "You've appealed to Caesar; you'll go to Caesar!"
Then Festus, having had a discussion with the Jews, made answer, You have said, Let my cause come before Caesar; to Caesar you will go.
Then Festus, after he had conferred with his council, replied, "You have appealed to the emperor; to the emperor you will go."
Then Festus, when he had conferred with the council, answered, "You have appealed to Caesar? To Caesar you shall go!"
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1 tn That is, with his advisers.
2 sn See the note on Porcius Festus in 24:27.
3 tn Or “to the emperor” (“Caesar” is a title for the Roman emperor).
4 tn Or “to the emperor.”
5 sn “To Caesar you will go!” In all probability Festus was pleased to send Paul on to Rome and get this political problem out of his court.