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Men, brethren, and fathers, hear ye my defence which I make now unto you.
And he said, Men, brothers, and fathers, listen. The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Haran.
Men, brothers, sons of the race of Abraham, and those among you who fear God, to you the word of this salvation was sent.
And Paul, after looking intently at the council, said, Men, brothers, I have been a citizen in all good conscience to God until this day.
And it came to pass after three days, for Paul to call together those who were the principle men of the Jews. And when they came together, he said to them, Men, brothers, I, having done nothing against the people, or the paternal c
And they urged forward Alexander out of the multitude, having put him forward from the Jews. And Alexander having waved his hand, wanted to make a defense to the crowd.
And when the governor gestured to him to speak, Paul answered, Knowing for many years thou being a judge to this nation, I gladly make a defense of these things about myself,
while he was defending, Neither against the law of the Jews, nor against the temple, nor against Caesar, have I transgressed anything.
And Agrippa said to Paul, It is permitted thee to speak for thyself. Then Paul, having stretched forth his hand, made a defense.
And when they bring you to the synagogues, and the principle positions, and the offices of authority, be not anxious how or what ye should answer in defense, or what ye should say,
Settle therefore in your hearts not to premeditate to make defense.
Who show the work of the law written in their hearts, testifying of their conscience, and their thoughts amidst each other accusing or also defending them
1 Corinthians 9:3
My defense to those who examine me is this.
2 Corinthians 7:11
For behold this same thing--your grieving toward God. How much eagerness it worked in you, even a defense, even indignation, even fear, even longing, even zeal, even vengeance! In everything ye demonstrated yourselves to be pure in
2 Corinthians 12:19
Again, do ye think that we are making defense to you? In the sight of God we speak in Christ. But all things, beloved, are for your edification.
Just as it is right for me to think this about all of you, because I have you in my heart, both in my bonds and in the defense and confirmation of the good-news, you all being partners with me of the grace.
2 Timothy 4:16
At my first defense no man came with me, but all forsook me. May it not be reckoned to them.
1 Peter 3:15
but sanctify the Lord God in your hearts. And always be ready for a defense to every man who asks you a word about the hope in you, with mildness and fear.