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Bible in Basic English

Who, when they had put questions to me, were ready to let me go free, because there was no cause of death in me.

New American Standard Bible

And when they had examined me, they were willing to release me because there was no ground for putting me to death.

King James Version

Who, when they had examined me, would have let me go, because there was no cause of death in me.

Holman Bible

After they examined me, they wanted to release me, since I had not committed a capital offense.

International Standard Version

They examined me and wanted to let me go because there was no reason for me to receive the death penalty in my case.

A Conservative Version

who, after examining me, wanted to release me, because there was not one cause of death in me.

American Standard Version

who, when they had examined me, desired to set me at liberty, because there was no cause of death in me.

Amplified

After they had examined me, they were ready to release me because I was innocent of any offense deserving the death penalty.

An Understandable Version

After questioning me, they wanted to release me because they could not find any grounds for sentencing me to death.

Anderson New Testament

They, after examination, would have released me, for they found no cause of death in me.

Common New Testament

And when they had examined me, they were willing to release me because there was no ground for putting me to death.

Daniel Mace New Testament

who, after my examination, would have discharg'd me, as having done nothing that was capital.

Darby Translation

who having examined me were minded to let me go, because there was nothing worthy of death in me.

Godbey New Testament

who judging me, were counseling to release me, because there was nothing worthy of death in me:

Goodspeed New Testament

They examined me and were ready to let me go, as I was innocent of any crime that deserved death.

John Wesley New Testament

Who having examined me, were willing to have released me, because there was no cause of death in me.

Julia Smith Translation

Who, having examined me, wished to loose, for no cause of death was in me.

King James 2000

Who, when they had examined me, would have let me go, because there was no cause of death in me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

who, [when they] had examined me, were wanting to release [me], because there was no basis for an accusation [worthy] of death with me.

Modern King James verseion

who, examining me, were of a mind to let me go because there was no cause of death in me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Which, when they had examined me, would have let me go, because they found no cause of death in me.

Moffatt New Testament

They meant to release me after examination, as I was innocent of any crime that deserved death.

Montgomery New Testament

"Then when they had examined me they wanted to set me at liberty because there was no cause of death in me.

NET Bible

When they had heard my case, they wanted to release me, because there was no basis for a death sentence against me.

New Heart English Bible

who, when they had examined me, desired to set me free, because there was no cause of death in me.

Noyes New Testament

who, when they had examined me, wished to release me, because I had done nothing deserving death.

Sawyer New Testament

who on trial wished to release me, because they found no cause of death in me;

The Emphasized Bible

who, indeed, when they had examined me, were minded to set me at liberty, because there was, nothing worthy of death, in me.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Who, after a full examination, would have discharged me, because there was not the least cause found in me for death.

Twentieth Century New Testament

The Romans, when they had examined me, were ready to release me, because there was nothing in my conduct deserving death.

Webster

Who when they had examined me, would have let me go, because there was no cause of death in me.

Weymouth New Testament

They, after they had sharply questioned me, were willing to set me at liberty, because they found no offence in me for which I deserve to die.

Williams New Testament

After examining me the Romans wanted to set me free, because I was innocent of any crime that deserved the death penalty.

World English Bible

who, when they had examined me, desired to set me free, because there was no cause of death in me.

Worrell New Testament

who, indeed, having examined me, were disposed to release me, because there was in me no cause of death.

Worsley New Testament

who when they had examined me, would have set me at liberty, because there was no crime worthy of death found in me:

Youngs Literal Translation

who, having examined me, were wishing to release me, because of their being no cause of death in me,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Who
ὅστις ἥτις ὅ6τι 
hostis 
Usage: 112

ἀνακρίνω 
Anakrino 
Usage: 16

me
μέ 
me 
me, I, my, not tr
Usage: 122

βούλομαι 
Boulomai 
will, would, be minded, intend, be disposed, be willing, list, of his own will
Usage: 31

let
ἀπολύω 
Apoluo 
Usage: 52

me go
ἀπολύω 
Apoluo 
Usage: 52

διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

ὑπάρχω 
Huparcho 
be, have, live, after, not tr
Usage: 41

no
μηδείς μηδεμία μηδέν 
medeis 
no man, nothing, no, none, not, anything,
Usage: 79

αἰτία 
Aitia 
Usage: 20

of death
θάνατος 
Thanatos 
Usage: 100

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

References

Context Readings

Paul And The Jewish Community In Rome

17 Then after three days he sent for the chief men of the Jews: and when they had come together, he said to them, My brothers, though I had done nothing against the people or the ways of our fathers, I was given, a prisoner from Jerusalem, into the hands of the Romans. 18 Who, when they had put questions to me, were ready to let me go free, because there was no cause of death in me. 19 But when the Jews made protest against it, I had to put my cause into Caesar's hands; not because I have anything to say against my nation.


Cross References

Acts 26:31-32

And when they had gone away they said to one another, This man has done nothing which might give cause for death or prison.

Acts 22:24-25

The chief captain gave orders for him to be taken into the army building, saying that he would put him to the test by whipping, so that he might have knowledge of the reason why they were crying out so violently against him.

Acts 22:30

But on the day after, desiring to have certain knowledge of what the Jews had to say against him, he made him free, and gave orders for the chief priests and all the Sanhedrin to come together, and he took Paul and put him before them.

Acts 23:29

Then it became clear to me that it was a question of their law, and that nothing was said against him which might be a reason for prison or death.

Acts 24:10

Then when the ruler had given him a sign to make his answer, Paul said, Because I have knowledge that you have been a judge over this nation for a number of years, I am glad to make my answer:

Acts 24:22

But Felix, who had a more detailed knowledge of the Way, put them off, saying, When Lysias, the chief captain, comes down, I will give attention to your business.

Acts 25:7-8

And when he came, the Jews who had come down from Jerusalem came round him, and made all sorts of serious statements against him, which were not supported by the facts.

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