Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And as he reasoned concerning righteousness, and temperance, and the judgment about to come, Felix, being filled with fear, answered, Go for the present, and when I get an opportunity I will send for thee;

New American Standard Bible

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."

King James Version

And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered, Go thy way for this time; when I have a convenient season, I will call for thee.

Holman Bible

Now as he spoke about righteousness, self-control, and the judgment to come, Felix became afraid and replied, "Leave for now, but when I find time I'll call for you."

International Standard Version

As Paul talked about righteousness, self-control, and the coming judgment, Felix became afraid and said, "For the present you may go. When I get a chance, I will send for you again."

A Conservative Version

And as he discoursed about righteousness, and self-control, and the judgment going to be, Felix, having become afraid, answered, Go now, and having a convenient time, I will summon thee.

American Standard Version

And as he reasoned of righteousness, and self-control, and the judgment to come, Felix was terrified, and answered, Go thy way for this time; and when I have a convenient season, I will call thee unto me.

Amplified

But as he continued to argue about uprightness, purity of life (the control of the passions), and the judgment to come, Felix became alarmed and terrified and said, Go away for the present; when I have a convenient opportunity, I will send for you.

An Understandable Version

And as he discussed the matters of doing right, and [maintaining] self control and the coming judgment, Felix became terrified and answered, "Go on away for now; I will call you back when it is convenient for me."

Anderson New Testament

And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and the judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered: For the present withdraw; when I have a convenient season, I will call for you.

Bible in Basic English

And while he was talking about righteousness and self-control and the judging which was to come, Felix had great fear and said, Go away for the present, and when the right time comes I will send for you.

Common New Testament

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."

Daniel Mace New Testament

but as he was treating of justice, temperance, and a future judgment, Felix greatly alarm'd, said, "withdraw for the present; and when I am at leisure, I will send for you."

Godbey New Testament

And he reasoning concerning righteousness and temperance and the coming judgment, Felix, being alarmed, responded, Go thy way for this time; and having received an opportunity, I will call for thee:

Goodspeed New Testament

But as he talked of uprightness, self-control, and the coming judgment, Felix became alarmed, and said, "You may go for the present. I will find time later to send for you."

John Wesley New Testament

And as he reasoned concerning justice, temperance, and the judgment to come, Felix being terrified, answered, Go thy way for this time; when I have a convenient season, I will call for thee.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come, Felix trembled and answered, Go away for this time; when I have a convenient season, I will call for thee.

Julia Smith Translation

And he discoursing of justice, and temperance, and judgment about to be, Felix being terrified, answered, Having now, go; having taken time, I will recall thee.

King James 2000

And as he reasoned about righteousness, self-control, and judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered, Go your way for this time; when I have a convenient time, I will call for you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And [while] he was discussing about righteousness and self control and the judgment that is to come, Felix became afraid [and] replied, "Go away for the present, and [when I] have an opportunity, I will summon you."

Modern King James verseion

And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and the Judgment to come, Felix trembled and answered, Go for this time, but taking time later, I will call for you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And as he preached of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come; Felix trembled, and answered, "Thou hast done enough at this time: depart. When I have a convenient time, I will send for thee."

Moffatt New Testament

but when he argued about morality, self-mastery, and the future judgment, Felix grew uneasy. "You may go for the present," he said; "when I can find a moment, I will send for you"

Montgomery New Testament

And as he reasoned about morality, self-control, and the future judgment, Felix was terrified, and said, "For the present go on your way, and when I find a convenient season, I will send for you."

NET Bible

While Paul was discussing righteousness, self-control, and the coming judgment, Felix became frightened and said, "Go away for now, and when I have an opportunity, I will send for you."

New Heart English Bible

As he reasoned about righteousness, self-control, and the judgment to come, Felix was terrified, and answered, "Go your way for this time, and when it is convenient for me, I will summon you."

Noyes New Testament

And as he discoursed of righteousness, and temperance, and the judgment to come, Felix became alarmed, and answered, Go thy way for the present; and when I have a convenient season, I will call for thee.

Sawyer New Testament

And as he discoursed of righteousness, and temperance, and the judgment about to come, Felix being terrified answered, Go for the present; but when I have time I will call you.

The Emphasized Bible

And, as he was reasoning of righteousness, and self-control, and the judgment to come, Felix, becoming greatly afraid, answered - For the present, be going thy way, and, when I find an opportunity, I will send for thee, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And as he discoursed of righteousness, and temperance, and the judgment which is ready to be revealed, Felix being greatly terrified, replied, Go, for the present, I will some time hence take another opportunity of calling for thee.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But, while Paul was speaking at length about righteousness, self-control, and the coming judgment, Felix became terrified, and interrupted him--"Go for the present, but, when I find an opportunity, I will send for you again."

Webster

And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered, depart for this time; when I have a convenient season, I will call for thee.

Weymouth New Testament

But when he dealt with the subjects of justice, self-control, and the judgement which was soon to come, Felix became alarmed and said, "For the present leave me, and when I can find a convenient opportunity I will send for you."

Williams New Testament

But as he continued to talk about uprightness, self-control, and the coming judgment, Felix became alarmed, and said, "For the present you may go, but when I find a good opportunity, I will send for you."

World English Bible

As he reasoned about righteousness, self-control, and the judgment to come, Felix was terrified, and answered, "Go your way for this time, and when it is convenient for me, I will summon you."

Worrell New Testament

And, as he was reasoning about righteousness, continence, and the judgment to come, Felix, becoming terrified, answered, "Go your way for the present; and, when I obtain a suitable opportunity, I will call for you;"

Worsley New Testament

And as he was reasoning of justice, temperance, and a future judgement, Felix trembled, and said, Go thy way for this time, and I will take a proper opportunity to call for thee again.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he reasoning concerning righteousness, and temperance, and the judgment that is about to be, Felix, having become afraid, answered, 'For the present be going, and having got time, I will call for thee;'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And as
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

he

Usage: 0

διαλέγομαι 
Dialegomai 
Usage: 13

of
περί 
Peri 
Usage: 254

δικαιοσύνη 
Dikaiosune 
Usage: 83

ἐγκράτεια 
Egkrateia 
Usage: 4

and

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

κρίμα 
Krima 
Usage: 23

to
μέλλω 
mello 
shall, should, would, to come, will, things to come, not tr,
Usage: 90

ἔσομαι 
Esomai 
shall be, will be, be, shall have, shall come to pass, shall, not tr,
Usage: 83

Φῆλιξ 
Phelix 
Usage: 9

ἔμφοβος 
Emphobos 
Usage: 6

and answered
ἀποκρίνομαι 
Apokrinomai 
Usage: 231

Go thy way
πορεύομαι 
Poreuomai 
go, depart, walk, go way,
Usage: 101

νῦν 
Nun 
Usage: 102

δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

I have
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

καιρός 
Kairos 
Usage: 63

I will call
μετακαλέω 
metakaleo 
Usage: 4

References

Context Readings

Paul Before Felix And Drusilla

24 And after certain days, Felix having arrived with Drusilla his wife, who was a Jewess, he sent for Paul and heard him concerning the faith in Christ. 25 And as he reasoned concerning righteousness, and temperance, and the judgment about to come, Felix, being filled with fear, answered, Go for the present, and when I get an opportunity I will send for thee; 26 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.



Cross References

Acts 10:42

And he commanded us to preach to the people, and to testify that he it is who was determinately appointed of God to be judge of living and dead.

Galatians 5:23

meekness, self-control: against such things there is no law.

2 Peter 1:6

in knowledge temperance, in temperance endurance, in endurance godliness,

Acts 17:32

And when they heard of the resurrection of the dead, some mocked, and some said, We will hear thee again also concerning this.

1 Samuel 12:7

And now stand still, that I may plead with you before Jehovah of all the righteous acts of Jehovah which he did to you and to your fathers.

2 Samuel 23:3

The God of Israel said, The Rock of Israel spoke to me, The ruler among men shall be just, Ruling in the fear of God;

1 Kings 21:27

And it came to pass when Ahab heard these words, that he rent his garments, and put sackcloth upon his flesh, and fasted, and lay in sackcloth, and went softly.

1 Kings 22:26-27

And the king of Israel said, Take Micah and carry him back to Amon the governor of the city, and to Joash the king's son;

2 Kings 22:19

Because thy heart was tender, and thou didst humble thyself before Jehovah, when thou heardest what I spoke against this place and against the inhabitants thereof, that they should become a desolation and a curse, and didst rend thy garments and weep before me, I also have heard thee, saith Jehovah.

Ezra 10:3

And now let us make a covenant with our God to put away all the wives, and such as are born of them, according to the counsel of my lord, and of those that tremble at the commandments of our God; and let it be done according to the law.

Ezra 10:9

Then were all the men of Judah and Benjamin gathered together at Jerusalem within three days. It was the ninth month, on the twentieth of the month; and all the people sat in the open space of the house of God, trembling because of the matter, and because of the pouring rain.

Job 29:14

I put on righteousness, and it clothed me; my justice was as a mantle and a turban.

Psalm 11:7

For righteous is Jehovah; he loveth righteousness, his countenance doth behold the upright.

Psalm 45:7

Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated wickedness; therefore God, thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy companions.

Psalm 50:3-4

Our God will come, and will not keep silence: fire shall devour before him, and it shall be very tempestuous round about him.

Psalm 58:1-2

{To the chief Musician. 'Destroy not.' Of David. Michtam.} Is righteousness indeed silent? Do ye speak it? Do ye judge with equity, ye sons of men?

Psalm 72:2

He will judge thy people with righteousness, and thine afflicted with judgment.

Psalm 82:1-4

{A Psalm of Asaph.} God standeth in the assembly of God, he judgeth among the gods.

Psalm 99:1

Jehovah reigneth: let the peoples tremble. He sitteth between the cherubim: let the earth be moved.

Psalm 119:120

My flesh shuddereth for fear of thee; and I am afraid of thy judgments.

Proverbs 1:24-32

Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no one regarded;

Proverbs 6:4-5

Give not sleep to thine eyes, nor slumber to thine eyelids:

Proverbs 16:12

It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness; for the throne is established by righteousness.

Proverbs 31:3-5

Give not thy strength unto women, nor thy ways to them that destroy kings.

Ecclesiastes 3:16-17

And moreover I saw under the sun, that in the place of judgment, wickedness was there; and in the place of righteousness, wickedness was there.

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If thou seest the oppression of the poor, and violent perverting of judgment and justice in a province, marvel not at the matter; for a higher than the high is watching, and there are higher than they.

Ecclesiastes 10:16-17

Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning!

Ecclesiastes 11:9

Rejoice, young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thy heart, and in the sight of thine eyes; but know that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.

Ecclesiastes 12:14

For God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it be good or whether it be evil.

Isaiah 1:18

Come now, let us reason together, saith Jehovah: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.

Isaiah 1:21

How is the faithful city become a harlot! It was full of judgment; righteousness used to lodge in it, but now murderers.

Isaiah 16:5

And a throne shall be established in mercy: and in the tent of David there shall sit upon it, in truth, one judging and seeking justice and hastening righteousness.

Isaiah 28:6-7

and for a spirit of judgment to him that sitteth in judgment, and for strength to them that turn the battle to the gate.

Isaiah 32:11

Tremble, ye women that are at ease; be troubled, ye careless ones; strip you, and make you bare, and gird sackcloth on your loins!

Isaiah 41:21

Produce your cause, saith Jehovah; bring forward your arguments, saith the King of Jacob.

Isaiah 55:6

Seek ye Jehovah while he may be found, call ye upon him while he is near.

Isaiah 61:8

For I, Jehovah, love judgment, I hate robbery with wrong; and I will give their recompence in truth, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them.

Isaiah 66:2

Even all these things hath my hand made, and all these things have been, saith Jehovah. But to this man will I look: to the afflicted and contrite in spirit, and who trembleth at my word.

Jeremiah 22:3

Thus saith Jehovah: Execute judgment and righteousness, and deliver the spoiled out of the hand of the oppressor; and do no wrong, do no violence to the stranger, the fatherless, or the widow, and shed not innocent blood in this place.

Jeremiah 22:15-17

Shalt thou reign, because thou viest with the cedar? Did not thy father eat and drink, and do judgment and justice? Then it was well with him.

Jeremiah 23:29

Is not my word like a fire, saith Jehovah; and like a hammer that breaketh the rock in pieces?

Jeremiah 37:17-21

king Zedekiah sent and took him out. And the king asked of him secretly in his house, and said, Is there any word from Jehovah? And Jeremiah said, There is; and he said, Thou shalt be given into the hand of the king of Babylon.

Jeremiah 38:14-28

And king Zedekiah sent and took the prophet Jeremiah unto him, into the third entry that is in the house of Jehovah; and the king said unto Jeremiah, I will ask thee a thing: hide nothing from me.

Ezekiel 45:9

Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Let it suffice you, princes of Israel! Put away violence and spoil, and execute judgment and justice; take off your exactions from my people, saith the Lord Jehovah.

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable unto thee, and break off thy sins by righteousness, and thine iniquities by shewing mercy to the poor; if it may be a lengthening of thy tranquillity.

Daniel 5:1-4

Belshazzar the king made a great feast to a thousand of his nobles, and drank wine before the thousand.

Daniel 5:30

In that night was Belshazzar the king of the Chaldeans slain.

Daniel 12:2

And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame, to everlasting contempt.

Hosea 7:5

In the day of our king, the princes made themselves sick with the heat of wine: he stretched out his hand to scorners.

Hosea 10:4

They speak mere words, swearing falsely in making a covenant; therefore shall judgment spring up as hemlock in the furrows of the fields.

Hosea 10:12

Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap according to mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek Jehovah, till he come and rain righteousness upon you.

Amos 5:24

but let judgment roll down as waters, and righteousness as an ever-flowing stream.

Amos 6:12

Shall horses run upon the rock? will men plough thereon with oxen? For ye have turned judgment into gall, and the fruit of righteousness into wormwood,

Habakkuk 3:16

I heard, and my belly trembled; My lips quivered at the voice; Rottenness entered into my bones, and I trembled in my place, That I might rest in the day of distress, When their invader shall come up against the people.

Haggai 1:2

Thus speaketh Jehovah of hosts, saying, This people say, The time is not come, the time that Jehovah's house should be built.

Matthew 14:5-10

And while desiring to kill him, he feared the crowd, because they held him for a prophet.

Matthew 22:5

But they made light of it, and went, one to his own land, and another to his commerce.

Matthew 25:1-10

Then shall the kingdom of the heavens be made like to ten virgins that having taken their torches, went forth to meet the bridegroom.

Matthew 25:31-46

But when the Son of man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then shall he sit down upon his throne of glory,

Mark 6:18-24

For John said to Herod, It is not lawful for thee to have the wife of thy brother.

Luke 13:24-25

Strive with earnestness to enter in through the narrow door, for many, I say to you, will seek to enter in and will not be able.

Luke 17:26-29

And as it took place in the days of Noe, thus also shall it be in the days of the Son of man:

John 16:8

And having come, he will bring demonstration to the world, of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment:

Acts 2:37

And having heard it they were pricked in heart, and said to Peter and the other apostles, What shall we do, brethren?

Acts 9:6

But rise up and enter into the city, and it shall be told thee what thou must do.

Acts 16:29-34

And having asked for lights, he rushed in, and, trembling, fell down before Paul and Silas.

Acts 17:2

And according to Paul's custom he went in among them, and on three sabbaths reasoned with them from the scriptures,

Acts 17:13

But when the Jews from Thessalonica knew that the word of God was announced in Berea also by Paul, they came there also, stirring up the crowds.

Acts 24:15

having hope towards God, which they themselves also receive, that there is to be a resurrection both of just and unjust.

Acts 24:26

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.

Acts 26:28

And Agrippa said to Paul, In a little thou persuadest me to become a Christian.

Romans 2:16

in the day when God shall judge the secrets of men, according to my glad tidings, by Jesus Christ.

Romans 3:19-20

Now we know that whatever the things the law says, it speaks to those under the law, that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world be under judgment to God.

Romans 12:1

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the compassions of God, to present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your intelligent service.

Romans 14:12

So then each of us shall give an account concerning himself to God.

1 Corinthians 4:5

So that do not judge anything before the time, until the Lord shall come, who shall also both bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and shall make manifest the counsels of hearts; and then shall each have his praise from God.

1 Corinthians 14:24-25

But if all prophesy, and some unbeliever or simple person come in, he is convicted of all, he is judged of all;

2 Corinthians 5:10

For we must all be manifested before the judgment-seat of the Christ, that each may receive the things done in the body, according to those he has done, whether it be good or evil.

2 Corinthians 6:2

(for he says, I have listened to thee in an accepted time, and I have helped thee in a day of salvation: behold, now is the well-accepted time; behold, now the day of salvation:)

Galatians 3:22

but the scripture has shut up all things under sin, that the promise, on the principle of faith of Jesus Christ, should be given to those that believe.

2 Thessalonians 1:7-10

and to you that are troubled repose with us, at the revelation of the Lord Jesus from heaven, with the angels of his power,

2 Timothy 4:1

I testify before God and Christ Jesus, who is about to judge living and dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom,

Titus 2:11-12

For the grace of God which carries with it salvation for all men has appeared,

Hebrews 3:7-8

Wherefore, even as says the Holy Spirit, To-day if ye will hear his voice,

Hebrews 3:13

But encourage yourselves each day, as long as it is called To-day, that none of you be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin.

Hebrews 4:1

Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left of entering into his rest, any one of you might seem to have failed of it.

Hebrews 4:11-12

Let us therefore use diligence to enter into that rest, that no one may fall after the same example of not hearkening to the word.

Hebrews 6:2

of the doctrine of washings, and of imposition of hands, and of resurrection of the dead, and of eternal judgment;

Hebrews 9:27

And forasmuch as it is the portion of men once to die, and after this judgment;

Hebrews 12:21

and, so fearful was the sight, Moses said, I am exceedingly afraid and full of trembling;)

James 2:19

Thou believest that God is one. Thou doest well. The demons even believe, and tremble.

James 4:13-14

Go to now, ye who say, To-day or to-morrow will we go into such a city and spend a year there, and traffic and make gain,

1 Peter 3:15

but sanctify the Lord the Christ in your hearts, and be always prepared to give an answer to every one that asks you to give an account of the hope that is in you, but with meekness and fear;

1 Peter 4:4-5

Wherein they think it strange that ye run not with them to the same sink of corruption, speaking injuriously of you;

1 John 3:7

Children, let no man lead you astray; he that practises righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous.

1 John 3:10

In this are manifest the children of God and the children of the devil. Whoever does not practise righteousness is not of God, and he who does not love his brother.

Revelation 20:11-15

And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled, and place was not found for them.

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