Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But Paul said, "I am standing before the emperor's court, where I ought to be tried. I have done the Jews no wrong, as you can easily see.
"He might have been set at liberty," said Agrippa to Festus, "if he had not appealed to the emperor."
2 Timothy 4:16
At my first appearance in court no one came to help me; everybody deserted me. May no one lay it up against them!
When it was decided that we were to sail for Italy, Paul and some other prisoners were turned over to an officer of the Imperial regiment, named Julius.
In those days an edict was issued by the Emperor Augustus that a census of the whole world should be taken.
Then Festus after conferring with the council answered, "You have appealed to the emperor, and to the emperor you shall go!"