Acts 24 ©
1 Paul is accused before Felix by Tertullus in the name of the Jews: 10 he answereth in defence of his life and doctrine. 22 The hearing is deferred. 24 Paul preaching freely before the governor and his wife, Felix trembleth. 26 Felix hopeth for a bribe to release Paul, but in vain; and going out of his office leaveth him bound.
We accept it always, and in all places, most noble Felix, with all thankfulness.
Notwithstanding, that I be not further tedious unto thee, I pray thee that thou wouldest hear us of thy clemency a few words.
fBut the chief captain Lysias came upon us, and with great violence took him away out of our hands,
mNeither can they prove the things whereof they now accuse me.
But this I confess unto thee, nthat after the way which they call heresy, so worship I the God of my fathers, obelieving all things which are written in the law and in the prophets:
pAnd have hope toward God, which they themselves also allow, that there shall be a qresurrection of the dead, both of the just and unjust.
Or else let these same here say, if they have found any evil doing in me, wwhile I stood before the council,
And as he reasoned of drighteousness, etemperance, and fjudgment to come, Felix gtrembled, and answered, hGo thy way for this time; when I have a convenient season, I will call for thee.