Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And it came to pass, that after three days Paul called the chief of the Jews together: and when they were come together, he said unto them, Men and brethren, though I have committed nothing against the people, or customs of our fathers, yet was I delivered prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans.
Paul looked steadily at the council and said, "Brothers, I have done my duty to God with a perfectly clear conscience up to this very day."
The governor made a sign to Paul to speak, and he answered, "As I know that for many years you have acted as judge for this nation, I cheerfully undertake my defense,
Paul said in his own defense, "I have committed no offense against the Jewish Law or the Temple or the emperor."
Then the colonel came up and seized him, and ordered him to be bound with two chains, and then inquired who he was and what he had been doing.
and they on reaching Caesarea delivered the letter to the governor and handed Paul over to him.
and they have never found me debating with anyone in the Temple, or creating a disturbance among the people in the synagogues or about the city,
Thus it is generally known throughout the Imperial Guard and elsewhere that it is for the sake of Christ that I am in prison,