But Paul said, "I am standing before Caesar's tribunal, where I ought to be tried. I have done no wrong to the Jews, as you also very well know.
For he knew that because of envy they had handed Him over.
And he said, "Why, what evil has He done?" But they kept shouting all the more, saying, "Crucify Him!"
But Paul said to them, "They have beaten us in public without trial, men who are Romans, and have thrown us into prison; and now are they sending us away secretly? No indeed! But let them come themselves and bring us out."
But when they stretched him out with thongs, Paul said to the centurion who was standing by, "Is it lawful for you to scourge a man who is a Roman and uncondemned?"
and I found him to be accused over questions about their Law, but under no accusation deserving death or imprisonment.
After he had spent not more than eight or ten days among them, he went down to Caesarea, and on the next day he took his seat on the tribunal and ordered Paul to be brought.
"So after they had assembled here, I did not delay, but on the next day took my seat on the tribunal and ordered the man to be brought before me.
"But I found that he had committed nothing worthy of death; and since he himself appealed to the Emperor, I decided to send him.
and when they had gone aside, they began talking to one another, saying, "This man is not doing anything worthy of death or imprisonment."
"And when they had examined me, they were willing to release me because there was no ground for putting me to death.
but we have renounced the things hidden because of shame, not walking in craftiness or adulterating the word of God, but by the manifestation of truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.