Parallel Verses

Williams New Testament

But at the close of two whole years Felix was succeeded by Porcius Festus, and as he wanted to gratify the Jews, Felix left Paul still in prison.

New American Standard Bible

But after two years had passed, Felix was succeeded by Porcius Festus, and wishing to do the Jews a favor, Felix left Paul imprisoned.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

After two years had passed, Felix received a successor, Porcius Festus, and because he wished to do a favor for the Jews, Felix left Paul in prison.

International Standard Version

After two years had passed, Felix was succeeded by Porcius Festus. Since Felix wanted to do the Jews a favor, he left Paul in prison.

A Conservative Version

But two years having been fulfilled, Felix received a successor, Porcius Festus. And wanting to lay down favors to the Jews, Felix left behind Paul bound.

American Standard Version

But when two years were fulfilled, Felix was succeeded by Porcius Festus; and desiring to gain favor with the Jews, Felix left Paul in bonds.

Amplified

But when two years had gone by, Felix was succeeded in office by Porcius Festus; and wishing to gain favor with the Jews, Felix left Paul still a prisoner in chains.

An Understandable Version

So, Felix allowed Paul to remain in chains, because he wanted to gain favor with the Jews [during that period of time]. Two years passed and Felix was succeeded by Portius Festus.

Anderson New Testament

But, after two years, Felix received Portius Festus as his successor; and Felix, wishing to confer a favor on the Jews, left Paul bound.

Bible in Basic English

But after two years Porcius Festus took the place of Felix, who, desiring to have the approval of the Jews, kept Paul in chains.

Common New Testament

But when two years had passed, Felix was succeeded by Porcius Festus, and desiring to do the Jews a favor, Felix left Paul in prison.

Daniel Mace New Testament

offer'd him mony in order to obtain his discharge. but two years after he was succeeded by Porcius Festus, who to oblige the Jews left Paul under confinement.

Darby Translation

But when two years were completed, Felix was relieved by Porcius Festus as his successor; and Felix, desirous to oblige the Jews, to acquire their favour, left Paul bound.

Godbey New Testament

But two years having passed away Felix received Porcius Festus as his successor: and Felix, wishing to confer on the Jews a favor, left Paul bound.

Goodspeed New Testament

But when two whole years had passed, Felix was succeeded by Porcius Festus, and as he wanted to gratify the Jews, Felix left Paul in prison.

John Wesley New Testament

But after two years, Felix was succeeded by Portius Festus: and Felix desiring to gratify the Jews, left Paul bound.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But after two years Felix received Porcius Festus as successor; and Felix, wanting to win the grace of the Jews, left Paul bound.

Julia Smith Translation

And two years completed, Felix took Porcius Festus, a successor: and wishing to render a favor to the Jews, Felix left Paul bound.

King James 2000

But after two years Porcius Festus came into Felix' position: and Felix, willing to show the Jews a favor, left Paul bound.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And [when] two years had passed, Felix received as successor Porcius Festus. And [because he] wanted to do a favor for the Jews, Felix left Paul behind {as a prisoner}.

Modern King James verseion

But after two years Felix welcomed a successor, Porcius Festus. And wishing to show a favor to the Jews, Felix left Paul bound.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

Moffatt New Testament

But when two years had elapsed, Felix was succeeded by Porcius Festus, and as Felix wanted to ingratiate himself with the Jews, he left Paul still in custody.

Montgomery New Testament

But after two full years Felix was succeeded by Porcius Festus, and because he wished to curry favor with the Jews, Felix left Paul still in prison.

NET Bible

After two years had passed, Porcius Festus succeeded Felix, and because he wanted to do the Jews a favor, Felix left Paul in prison.

New Heart English Bible

But when two years were fulfilled, Felix was succeeded by Porcius Festus, and desiring to gain favor with the Jews, Felix left Paul in bonds.

Noyes New Testament

But after two years Felix was succeeded by Porcius Festus; and Felix, wishing to gain favor with the Jews, left Paul bound.

Sawyer New Testament

But after two years had passed, Felix was succeeded by Porcius Festus; and wishing to gratify the Jews, Felix left Paul bound.

The Emphasized Bible

When, however, two years, were completed, Felix, was succeeded, by Porcius Festus, and Felix, wishing to gain favour with the Jews, left Paul bound.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But when two years were ended, Felix had Portius Festus appointed for his successor: and willing to curry favour with the Jews, Felix left Paul in chains.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But, after the lapse of two years, Felix was succeeded by Porcius Festus; and, wishing to gain popularity with the Jews, he left Paul a prisoner.

Webster

But after two years Porcius Festus came as successor to Felix: and Felix willing to show the Jews a pleasure, left Paul bound.

Weymouth New Testament

But after the lapse of fully two years Felix was succeeded by Porcius Festus; and being desirous of gratifying the Jews, Felix left Paul still in prison.

World English Bible

But when two years were fulfilled, Felix was succeeded by Porcius Festus, and desiring to gain favor with the Jews, Felix left Paul in bonds.

Worrell New Testament

But, when two years were completed, Felix received a successor, Porcius Festus; and, wishing to gain favor with the Jews, Felix left Paul bound.

Worsley New Testament

But after two years Felix received a successor, Porcius Festus; and being willing to gain favor with the Jews lest Paul confined.

Youngs Literal Translation

and two years having been fulfilled, Felix received a successor, Porcius Festus; Felix also willing to lay a favour on the Jews, left Paul bound.

Interlinear

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

πληρόω 
Pleroo 
Usage: 68

διετία 
Dietia 
Usage: 2

Πόρκιος 
Porkios 
Usage: 1

Φῆστος 
Phestos 
Usage: 13

λαμβάνω 
lambano 
receive, take, have, catch, not tr,
Usage: 178

διάδοχος 
Diadochos 
Usage: 1

Φῆλιξ 
Phelix 
Usage: 9

and
τε 
Te 
and, both, then, whether, even, also, not tr s
Usage: 170

Φῆλιξ 
Phelix 
Usage: 9

θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
will/would, will/would have, desire, desirous, list, to will,
Usage: 136

to shew
κατατίθημι 
Katatithemi 
lay, show, do
Usage: 3

the Jews
Ἰουδαῖος 
Ioudaios 
Usage: 190

χάρις 
Charis 
Usage: 151

δέω 
Deo 
bind, tie, knit, be in bonds, wind
Usage: 32

Παῦλος 
Paulos 
Usage: 162

Context Readings

Paul Before Felix And Drusilla

26 At the same time he was hoping to get money from Paul, and so he kept on sending for him and talking with him. 27 But at the close of two whole years Felix was succeeded by Porcius Festus, and as he wanted to gratify the Jews, Felix left Paul still in prison.



Cross References

Acts 25:9

Then Festus, as he wanted to ingratiate himself with the Jews, said to Paul, "Will you go up to Jerusalem and be tried on these charges before me there?"

Acts 25:14

and as they stayed for several days, Festus laid Paul's case before the king. He said, "There is a man here who was left in prison by Felix,

Acts 12:3

and when he saw that this was agreeable to the Jews, he proceeded to arrest Peter too -- it was at the time of the feast of Unleavened Bread.

Acts 25:1

Now three days after his arrival Festus went up from Caesarea to Jerusalem,

Mark 15:15

So, as Pilate wanted to satisfy the crowd, he set Barabbas free for them, but after having Jesus flogged, he turned Him over to be crucified.

Acts 26:32

Agrippa said to Festus, "He might have been set at liberty, if he had not appealed to the emperor."

Acts 26:32

Agrippa said to Festus, "He might have been set at liberty, if he had not appealed to the emperor."

Acts 26:32

Agrippa said to Festus, "He might have been set at liberty, if he had not appealed to the emperor."

Luke 23:24-25

Then Pilate pronounced his sentence that their demand be carried out.

Acts 23:35

he said, "I will carefully hear your case as soon as your accusers arrive." Then he ordered him to be kept in custody in Herod's palace.

Acts 25:4

Festus answered that Paul was being kept in custody in Caesarea, and that he himself was going there soon.

Acts 26:24-25

As Paul continued to make his defense, Festus shouted aloud, "You are going crazy, Paul! That great learning of yours is driving you crazy!"

Acts 28:30

So Paul for two whole years lived in a rented house of his own; he continued to welcome everybody who came to see him;

Galatians 1:10

Am I now trying to win men's favor, or God's? Or, am I trying to be pleasing to men? If I were still trying to be pleasing to men, I would not be a slave of Christ at all.

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