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Acts 25:19


Rather they had several points of disagreement 1  with him about their own religion 2  and about a man named Jesus 3  who was dead, whom Paul claimed 4  to be alive.


Ac 1:22; Ac 2:32; Ac 17:22,23; Ac 17:31; Ac 18:15,19; Ac 23:29; Ac 25:7; Ac 26:22,23; 1Co 15:3,4,14-20; Re 1:18

NET © Notes

tn Grk “several controversial issues.” BDAG 428 s.v. ζήτημα states, “in our lit. only in Ac, w. the mng. it still has in Mod. Gk. (controversial) question, issue, argumentAc 15:2; 26:3. ζ. περί τινος questions about someth.…18:15; 25:19.”

tn On this term see BDAG 216 s.v. δεισιδαιμονία 2. It is a broad term for religion.

sn About their own religion. Festus made it clear that in his view as a neutral figure (and as one Luke had noted was disposed to help the Jews), he saw no guilt in Paul. The issue was a simple religious dispute.

tn Grk “a certain Jesus.”

tn Or “asserted.”

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