Acts 24:26



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

At the same time too, he was hoping that money would be given him by Paul; therefore he also used to send for him quite often and converse with him.

King James Version

He hoped also that money should have been given him of Paul, that he might loose him: wherefore he sent for him the oftener, and communed with him.

International Standard Version

At the same time he was hoping to receive a bribe from Paul, and so he would send for him frequently to talk with him.

A Conservative Version

He also hoped simultaneously that money would be given him by Paul so that he might free him. And so, summoning him more frequently, he conversed with him.

American Standard Version

He hoped withal that money would be given him of Paul: wherefore also he sent for him the oftener, and communed with him.

Amplified

At the same time he hoped to get money from Paul, for which reason he continued to send for him and was in his company and conversed with him often.

An Understandable Version

He had hoped, along with everything else, that he would receive money from Paul, so he sent for him more frequently and had discussions with him.

Anderson New Testament

He hoped, at the same time, that money would have been given him by Paul, to release him. For this reason, he sent for him very frequently, and conversed with him.

Bible in Basic English

For he was hoping that Paul would give him money: so he sent for him more frequently and had talk with him.

Common New Testament

At the same time, he was hoping that money would be given him by Paul. So he sent for him often and conversed with him.

Daniel Mace New Testament

this he frequently did, and convers'd with him upon the presumption that Paul would have

Darby Translation

hoping at the same time that money would be given him by Paul: wherefore also he sent for him the oftener and communed with him.

Godbey New Testament

at the same time also hoping that money will be given to him by Paul; therefore indeed the more frequently sending for him, he conversed with him.

Goodspeed New Testament

At the same time he hoped to get money from Paul, and for that reason he used to send for him very often and talk with him.

Holman Bible

At the same time he was also hoping that money would be given to him by Paul. For this reason he sent for him quite often and conversed with him.

John Wesley New Testament

And he hoped also that money would have been given him by Paul to release him; therefore he sent for him the oftner, and discoursed with him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He hoped also that money should have been given him from Paul, that he might loose him; therefore he sent for him many times and communed with him.

Julia Smith Translation

And at the same time also hoping that money should be given him by Paul, so that he might loose him: wherefore also sending for him more frequently, he conversed with him.

King James 2000

He hoped also that money should have been given him by Paul, that he might release him: therefore he sent for him often, and conferred with him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

At the same time he was also hoping that money would be given to him by Paul. For this reason also he sent for him as often as possible [and] talked with him.

Modern King James verseion

He also hoped that silver would be given him by Paul, that he might free him. Therefore he also frequently sent for him and talked with him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He hoped also that money should have been given him of Paul that he might loose him, wherefore he called him the oftener, and communed with him.

Moffatt New Testament

(though at the same time he hoped Paul would give him a bribe). So he did send for him pretty frequently and conversed with him.

Montgomery New Testament

He was hoping that Paul would give him money, and for this reason he used to send for him often to converse with him.

NET Bible

At the same time he was also hoping that Paul would give him money, and for this reason he sent for Paul as often as possible and talked with him.

New Heart English Bible

Meanwhile, he also hoped that money would be given to him by Paul. Therefore also he sent for him more often, and talked with him.

New simplified Bible

He hoped that Paul would give him money to free him. He sent for him frequently and conversed with him.

Noyes New Testament

He hoped also that money would be given him by Paul; on which account he sent for him the oftener, and conversed with him.

Sawyer New Testament

At the same time also he hoped that money would be given him by Paul; and on this account sent for him the oftener, and conversed with him.

The Emphasized Bible

at the same time, also hoping that, money, would be given him by Paul; wherefore also, the more frequently sending for him, he used to converse with him.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Indeed he had also entertained hope that money would be given him by Paul, in order to release him: wherefore he sent for him the oftener, and conversed with him.

Twentieth Century New Testament

He was hoping, too, for a bribe from Paul, and so he used to send for him frequently and talk with him.

Webster

He hoped also that money would have been given him by Paul, that he might loose him: wherefore he sent for him the oftener, and communed with him.

Weymouth New Testament

At the same time he hoped that Paul would give him money; and for this reason he sent for him the oftener to converse with him.

Williams New Testament

At the same time he was hoping to get money from Paul, and so he kept on sending for him and talking with him.

World English Bible

Meanwhile, he also hoped that money would be given to him by Paul, that he might release him. Therefore also he sent for him more often, and talked with him.

Worrell New Testament

at the same time also hoping that money would be given to him by Paul; wherefore, also, sending for him more frequently, he conversed with him.

Worsley New Testament

And hoping also that money would be given him by Paul, that he might discharge him; he sent for him the more frequently, and conversed with him.

Youngs Literal Translation

and at the same time also hoping that money shall be given to him by Paul, that he may release him, therefore, also sending for him the oftener, he was conversing with him;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He hoped
ἐλπίζω 
Elpizo 
Usage: 29


and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

ὅτι 
Hoti 
ὅπως 
Hopos 
that , for , because , how that , how ,
that , how , to , so that , when , because
Usage: 764
Usage: 43

χρῆμα 
Chrema 
Usage: 4

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
give , grant , put , show , deliver , make ,
Usage: 254






him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

of
ὑπό 
Hupo 
of , by , under , with , in , not tr ,
Usage: 188

Παῦλος 
Paulos 
Usage: 162

λύω 
Luo 
Usage: 28

διό 
Dio 
Usage: 52

he sent for
μεταπέμπω 
metapempo 
Usage: 8

the oftener
πυκνός 
Puknos 
Usage: 3

ὁμιλέω 
Homileo 
Usage: 4

with
ἅμα 
Hama 
together , withal , with , and ,
Usage: 6

References

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Context Readings

Paul Before Felix And Drusilla

25 But as he was discussing righteousness, self-control and the judgment to come, Felix became frightened and said, "Go away for the present, and when I find time I will summon you." 26 At the same time too, he was hoping that money would be given him by Paul; therefore he also used to send for him quite often and converse with him. 27 But after two years had passed, Felix was succeeded by Porcius Festus, and wishing to do the Jews a favor, Felix left Paul imprisoned.



Cross References

Exodus 23:8

"You shall not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the clear-sighted and subverts the cause of the just.

Deuteronomy 16:19

"You shall not distort justice; you shall not be partial, and you shall not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and perverts the words of the righteous.

1 Samuel 8:3

His sons, however, did not walk in his ways, but turned aside after dishonest gain and took bribes and perverted justice.

1 Samuel 12:3

"Here I am; bear witness against me before the LORD and His anointed Whose ox have I taken, or whose donkey have I taken, or whom have I defrauded? Whom have I oppressed, or from whose hand have I taken a bribe to blind my eyes with it? I will restore it to you."

2 Chronicles 19:7

"Now then let the fear of the LORD be upon you; be very careful what you do, for the LORD our God will have no part in unrighteousness or partiality or the taking of a bribe."

Job 15:34

"For the company of the godless is barren, And fire consumes the tents of the corrupt.

Psalm 26:9-10

Do not take my soul away along with sinners, Nor my life with men of bloodshed,

Proverbs 17:8

A bribe is a charm in the sight of its owner; Wherever he turns, he prospers.

Proverbs 17:23

A wicked man receives a bribe from the bosom To pervert the ways of justice.

Proverbs 19:6

Many will seek the favor of a generous man, And every man is a friend to him who gives gifts.

Proverbs 29:4

The king gives stability to the land by justice, But a man who takes bribes overthrows it.

Isaiah 1:23

Your rulers are rebels And companions of thieves; Everyone loves a bribe And chases after rewards They do not defend the orphan, Nor does the widow's plea come before them.

Isaiah 33:15

He who walks righteously and speaks with sincerity, He who rejects unjust gain And shakes his hands so that they hold no bribe; He who stops his ears from hearing about bloodshed And shuts his eyes from looking upon evil;

Isaiah 56:11

And the dogs are greedy, they are not satisfied And they are shepherds who have no understanding; They have all turned to their own way, Each one to his unjust gain, to the last one.

Ezekiel 22:27

"Her princes within her are like wolves tearing the prey, by shedding blood and destroying lives in order to get dishonest gain.

Ezekiel 33:31

"They come to you as people come, and sit before you as My people and hear your words, but they do not do them, for they do the lustful desires expressed by their mouth, and their heart goes after their gain.

Hosea 4:18

Their liquor gone, They play the harlot continually; Their rulers dearly love shame.

Hosea 12:7-8

A merchant, in whose hands are false balances, He loves to oppress.

Amos 2:6-7

Thus says the LORD, "For three transgressions of Israel and for four I will not revoke its punishment, Because they sell the righteous for money And the needy for a pair of sandals.

Micah 3:11

Her leaders pronounce judgment for a bribe, Her priests instruct for a price And her prophets divine for money Yet they lean on the LORD saying, "Is not the LORD in our midst? Calamity will not come upon us."

Micah 7:3

Concerning evil, both hands do it well The prince asks, also the judge, for a bribe, And a great man speaks the desire of his soul; So they weave it together.

Acts 24:2-3

After Paul had been summoned, Tertullus began to accuse him, saying to the governor, "Since we have through you attained much peace, and since by your providence reforms are being carried out for this nation,

Acts 24:17

"Now after several years I came to bring alms to my nation and to present offerings;

1 Corinthians 6:9

Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor homosexuals,

Ephesians 5:5-6

For this you know with certainty, that no immoral or impure person or covetous man, who is an idolater, has an inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God.

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful desires which plunge men into ruin and destruction.

2 Peter 2:3

and in their greed they will exploit you with false words; their judgment from long ago is not idle, and their destruction is not asleep.

2 Peter 2:14-15

having eyes full of adultery that never cease from sin, enticing unstable souls, having a heart trained in greed, accursed children;



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