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Jay P. Green's Literal Translation 1993

 

   

23:1And looking on the sanhedrin, Paul said, Men, brothers, I in all good conscience have conducted myself toward God to this day.
23:2But Ananias the high priest ordered those standing by him to strike his mouth.
23:3Then Paul said to him, God is going to strike you, whitened wall! And do you sit judging me according to the Law, and contrary to the Law command me to be stricken?
23:4And those standing by said, Do you revile the high priest of God?
23:5And Paul said, Brothers, I did not know that he is high priest; for it has been written, "You shall not speak evil" "of a ruler of your people." Ex. 22:28
23:6But knowing that the one part consisted of Sadducees, and the other of Pharisees, Paul cried out in the sanhedrin, Men, brothers, I am a Pharisee, a son of Pharisees; I am being judged concerning hope and resurrection of the dead!
23:7And he having spoken this, there was a discord between the Pharisees and the Sadducees; and the multitude was divided.
23:8For the Sadducees indeed say there is no resurrection, nor angel, nor spirit. But Pharisees confess both.
23:9And there was a great cry. And the scribes of the part of the Pharisees rising up, they were contending, saying, We find nothing evil in this man. And, If a spirit spoke to him, or an angel, let us not fight against God.
23:10And discord having arisen, fearing lest Paul should be torn by them, the chiliarch commanded the soldiery to go down to snatch him out of their midst, and to bring him into the fortress.
23:11And coming to him in the following night the Lord said, Be cheered, Paul, for as you fully testified the things concerning Me in Jerusalem, so you must also testify at Rome.
23:12And it becoming day, some of the Jews making a conspiracy cursed themselves, saying neither to eat nor to drink until they should kill Paul.
23:13And those making this plot were more than forty;
23:14who coming near to the chief priests and to the elders these said, With a curse we have cursed ourselves to taste of nothing until we shall kill Paul.
23:15Now, then, you with the sanhedrin inform the chiliarch, so that tomorrow he may bring him down to you, as intending more accurately to find out about him. And before his drawing near, we are ready to kill him.
23:16But the son of Paul's sister hearing of the ambush, having come near, and entering into the fortress, reported to Paul.
23:17And calling near one of the centurions, Paul said, Bring this young man to the chiliarch, for he has something to report to him.
23:18Then indeed taking him, he brought him to the chiliarch and said, Paul the prisoner having called me near asked me to bring this young man to you, having a thing to tell you.
23:19And laying hold of his hand, and drawing aside privately, the chiliarch asked, What is it that you have to report to me?
23:20And he said, The Jews agreed to ask you that tomorrow you bring down Paul into the sanhedrin, as being about to inquire more accurately concerning him.
23:21Therefore, you must not be persuaded by them, for more than forty men of them lie in wait for him who put themselves under a curse neither to eat nor to drink until they kill him. And now they are ready, awaiting the promise from you.
23:22Then the chiliarch sent away the young man, charging him , Tell no one that you reported these things to me.
23:23And having called near a certain two of the centurions, he said, Get two hundred soldiers ready, so that they may go to Caesarea, and seventy horsemen, and two hundred spearmen, from the third hour of the night;
23:24and animals to stand by, so that setting Paul on, they may bring him to Felix the governor.
23:25For he was writing a letter, having this form:
23:26Claudius Lysias to the most excellent governor, Felix, greeting:
23:27This man being seized by the Jews, and being about to be killed by them, coming on with the soldiers I rescued him, learning that he was a Roman.
23:28And being minded to know the charge for which they were accusing him, I brought him down to their sanhedrin;
23:29I found him to be accused concerning questions of their law, and having no charge worthy of death or of bonds.
23:30And it being revealed to me that a plot against the man was about to be executed by the Jews, I at once sent him to you, also commanding the accusers to say the things against him before you. Farewell.
23:31Then indeed taking up Paul according to the thing appointed to them, the soldiers brought him through the night to Antipatris.
23:32And on the morrow, allowing the horsemen to go with him, they returned to the fortress.
23:33Entering into Caesarea, and giving the letter to the governor, they also presented Paul to him.
23:34And reading it , the governor asked from what province he is. And having learned that he was from Cilicia,
23:35he said, I will hear you fully when your accusers arrive. And he commanded him to be kept in the praetorium of Herod.
Green's Literal Translation 1993

Green's Literal Translation 1993

Green's Literal Translation (Literal Translation of the Holy Bible - LITV), is a translation of the Bible by Jay P. Green, Sr., first published in 1985. The LITV takes a literal, formal equivalence approach to translation. The Masoretic Text is used as the Hebrew basis for the Old Testament, and the Textus Receptus is used as the Greek basis for the New Testament.


Green's Literal Translation (LITV). Copyright 1993
by Jay P. Green Sr.
All rights reserved. Jay P. Green Sr.,
Lafayette, IN. U.S.A. 47903.