And, a plot that was about to be against the man having been discovered to me, I immediately sent him to you, charging the accusers to speak against him before you."
And he said, "The Jews agreed to ask you, that tomorrow you would bring Paul down into the Sanhedrin, as if they would inquire somewhat more exactly concerning him.
"I will hear you fully," he said, "when your accusers also arrive:" giving orders, that he should be kept under guard in Herod's palace.
to whom I made answer, It is not a custom with Romans to grant as a favor any man, before the accused has the accuser face to face, and has opportunity to answer for himself concerning the charge laid against him.
but their plot became known to Saul. And they were watching the gates also, both day and night, that they might kill him;
that ye abstain from idol-sacrifices, and from blood, and from things strangled, and from fornication; from which keeping yourselves, ye shall do well. Fare ye well."
And, when it was day, the Jews, making a conspiracy, bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink, till they had killed Paul.
who also attempted to desecrate the temple; whom also we seized.??7 [But the chief captain Lysias came, and with great violence took him away out of our hands, commanding his accusers to come before you;]
"Let those, therefore, among you," said he, who are able, going down with me, accuse him, if there is anything amiss in him.