Reference: Felix, Antonius
Procurator of Jud
it seemed fitting for me as well, having investigated everything carefully from the beginning, to write it out for you in consecutive order, most excellent Theophilus;
They were also to provide mounts to put Paul on and bring him safely to Felix the governor.
"Claudius Lysias, to the most excellent governor Felix, greetings.
we acknowledge this in every way and everywhere, most excellent Felix, with all thankfulness.
When the governor had nodded for him to speak, Paul responded: "Knowing that for many years you have been a judge to this nation, I cheerfully make my defense,
But as he was discussing righteousness, self-control and the judgment to come, Felix became frightened and said, "Go away for the present, and when I find time I will summon you."