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For the king knoweth of these things, before whom also I speak freely: for I am persuaded that none of these things are hidden from him; for this thing was not done in a corner.
Concerning all things of which I am accused by Jews, King Agrippa, I have been counting myself happy, that, before thee, am I about, this day, to be making my defence;
And, Agrippa, said unto Festus - I could wish, myself also, to hear, the man. To-morrow, (saith he) thou shalt hear him.
And, when the day of pentecost was filling up the number of days they were all together with one intent; -
Saying - What are we to do with these men? For, indeed, that a notable sign hath come to pass through their means, unto all who are dwelling in Jerusalem, is manifest, and we cannot deny it !
And thrust their hands upon the Apostles, and put them in a public ward.
Though My Lord, should give you bread in short measure and water in scant allowance Yet will thy Teacher not hide himself any more, But thine eyes shall ever be looking on thy Teacher.
They were saying, however: Not during the feast, lest, an uproar, arise among the people.
and, plaiting a crown out of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand, - and, kneeling before him, began to mock him, saying - Joy to thee, King of the Jews!