Acts 25


Acts 25:8

while Paul said in his own defense, “I have committed no offense either against the Law of the Jews or against the temple or against Caesar.”

The Law of the Jews is another name for the Law of Moses, the commandments, ordinances, punishments, and ceremonial observances given to the nation of Israel through Moses (Jos. 8:31, John 1:17, 7:19). See entry for The Law.


Acts 25:22

Then Agrippa said to Festus, “I also would like to hear the man myself.” “Tomorrow,” he said, “you shall hear him.”

Agrippa. God told Saul that he would carry his name to kings or rulers (Acts 9:15). This prophecy came true. Saul or Paul preached to kings such as Herod Agrippa, Roman governors and proconsuls (Acts 13:12, 24:24), and the emperor himself (Acts 27:24).


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