Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


But after two years Porcius Festus came into Felix' room: and Felix, willing to shew the Jews a pleasure, left Paul bound.

Porcius festus

Bible References


Acts 28:30
And for the space of two years, Paul was living in the house of which he had the use, and had talk with all those who went in to see him,

Porcius festus

Acts 25:1
So Festus, having come into that part of the country which was under his rule, after three days went up to Jerusalem from Caesarea.
Acts 26:24
And when he made his answer in these words, Festus said in a loud voice, Paul, you are off your head; your great learning has made you unbalanced.


Acts 12:3
And when he saw that this was pleasing to the Jews he went on to take Peter in addition. This was at the time of the feast of unleavened bread.
Acts 25:9
But Festus, desiring to get the approval of the Jews, said to Paul, Will you go up to Jerusalem, and be judged before me there in connection with these things?
Exodus 23:2
Do not be moved to do wrong by the general opinion, or give the support of your words to a wrong decision:
Proverbs 29:25
The fear of man is a cause of danger: but whoever puts his faith in the Lord will have a safe place on high.
Mark 15:15
And Pilate, desiring to do what was pleasing to the people, let Barabbas go free, and gave up Jesus, when he had been whipped, to be put to death on the cross.
Luke 23:24
And Pilate gave his decision for their desire to be put into effect.
Galatians 1:10
Am I now using arguments to men, or God? or is it my desire to give men pleasure? if I was still pleasing men, I would not be a servant of Christ.

General references

Proverbs 28:6
Better is the poor man whose ways are upright, than the man of wealth whose ways are not straight.
Matthew 27:15
Now at the feast it was the way for the ruler to let free to the people one prisoner, at their selection.
Mark 15:6
Now at the feast every year he let one prisoner go free at their request.

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