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Paulis accused before Feftus. Chap. xxv.

He appealeib to Cefar. beckoned unto him to speak, answered, Fur. kept at Cesarea, and that he himself would asmuch as I know that thou haft been of many depart thortly bither. years a judge imto this

nation, I do the more į Let them therefore, said he, which among cheerfully answer for myself:

you are able, go down with me, and acculé 11 Because that thou mayeft understand, this man, if there be any wickedness in him. that there are yet but twelve days since I went 6 And when he had tarried among them up to Jerusalem for to worship.

more than ten days, he went down unto Ce. 12 And they neither found me in the tem- sarea; and the next day, fitting in the judge ple disputing with any man, neither raising ment seat, commanded Paul to be brought. up the people, neither in the synagogues, nor 7 And when he was come, the Jews which is the city:

came down from Jerusalem, itood round about, 13 Neither can they prove the things and laid many and grievous complaints against whereofthey now accuse me.

Paul, which they could not prove; 14 But this I confess unto thee, that after the 8 While he answered for himself, Neither way which they call heresy, so worship I the againft the law of the Jews, neither againt the God of my fathers, believing all things which temple, nor yet againrt Cerar, have I offended are writien in the law and the prophets : any thing at all.

15 And have hope toward God, which they 9 But Feftus, willing to do the Jews a ples. themselves also allow, that there Jhall be a sure, answered Paul,

and said, Wilt thou go up refurre&tion of the dead, both of the juft and to Jerusalem, and there be juriged of these unjuft.

things before me? 16 And herein do I exercise myself, to have JO Then said Paul, ! Aand at Cesar's judg. always a conscience void of offence toward ment feat, where I ought to be judged: to the God and toward men.

Jews have I done no wrong, as tinou very well 17 Now after many years I came to bring knowet. alms to my nation, and orterings.

Is For if I be an offender, or have commit. 18 Whereuron certain Jew's from Asia ted any thing worthy of death, 1 refuse not to found me purified in the temple, neither with die: but it ihere be none of these things multitude nor with tumult:

whereof these accuse me, no man may deliver 19 Who ought to have been here before thee, me unto them. I appeal unto Cesar. and object, it chey had ought against me. 12 Then Feftus, when he had conferred

20 or else let these sane bere say, it they with the council, answered, Haft thou apHave found any evil doing in me, while I pealed unto Cesar? unto Cerar fhalt thou food before the council,

go. 21 Except it be for this one voice, that I 13. And after certain days king Agrippa and cried ftanding among them, Touching the Bernice came unto Cerarea to falute Feitus. rcfurrection of the dead I am called in question 14 And when they had been there many by you this day.

days, Feitus declared Paul's cause unto the 22 And when Felix heard these things, hav. king, saying, There is a cerlain man left in ing more perfect knowledge of that way, he bonds by Felix; deferred them, and said, When Lyfias the 15 About whom, when I was at Jerusalem, chief captain thall come down, I will know the chief priests and the elders of the Jews the uttermost of your matter.

informed me, desiring to have judgment 23 And he commanded a centurion to keep agzinft him. Paul, and to let him have liberty, and that he 16 To whom I answered, It is not the man. should forbid none of his acquaintance to mi. ner of the Romans to deliver any man to die, nifter or come unto him.

before that he which is accused have the 24 And after certain days, when Felix came accusers face to face, and have license to an. with his wite Druflia, which was a Jewels, swer for himself concerning the crime laid te renttor Paul, and heard him concerning the again it him. faith in Chrift.

17 Therefore, when they were come hither, 2; Andas he reasoned of righteousness, tem- without any delay on the morrow I fat on perance, and judgment to come, Felix trem- the judgment seat, and commanded the man bied; and answered, Go thy way for this time; to be brought forth; when I have a convenient scalon I will call for 18 Against whom, when the accusers food hee.

up, they brought none accusation of such 26 He hoped also that money should have things as I supposed: scen given himn of Paul, that he might loose 19 But had certain questions against him of im: wherefore he sent for him the oftener, their own superstition, and ofone jesus which ind coinmuned with him.

was dead, whom Paul atlirmed to he alive. 27 But after two years Portius Feftus came 20 And because I doubted of such manner of nto Felix's room: and Felix, willing to thew questions, I asked him whether he would go to he Jews a pleasure, left Paul bound. Jerusalem, and there be judged of these CHA P. XXV.

matters. Paul is accured before Fefiusand Agrippa, 21 But when Paul had appealed to be re.

vince, after three days he ascendeu from manded him to be kept till I might send him cfarea to Jerusalem.

to Cesar. 2 Then the high prieit, and the chief of the 22 Then Agrippa said unto Feftus, I would ews, informed his against Paul, and also hear man myself. To-morrow, laid Eught him,

he, thou shalt hear him. 3. And desired favour against hiin, that he 23 And on the morrow, when Agrippa was ould send for him to Jerusalem, laying wait come, and Bernice, with great pomp, and the way to kill sim.

was entered into the place of bearing, with 4 But Fettus answered, that Paul Mould be the chief captains and principal men of the Paul pleaders for himself.

The ACTS.

before Agrippe. city, at Feftus's commandment Paul was 15 And I said, who art thou, Lord! And he brrught forth,

said, I am Jesus, whom thou persecatcft. 24 And Feitus faid, King Agrippa, and all 16 But rise, and stand upon thy feet : fer ! men which are here present with us, ye fee have appeared unto thee for this purpose, to this man, about whom all the multitude of the make thee a minifter and a witness, both of Jews have dealt with me, both at Jerusalem, these things which thou hart seen, and of those and also here, crying, that he ought not to things in the which I will appear una Hve any longer.

thee; 25 But when I found tliat he had commit. 17 Delivering thee from the people, and ted nothing worthy of death, and that he him from the Gentiles, unto whom now I send felt hath appealed to Augutius, I have deter. thee, mined to send him.

18 to open their eyes, and to turn tben 26 Of whom I have no certain thing to from darkness to light, and from the power write unto my lord. Wherefore I have Satan unto God, that they may receive for. brought him forth before you, and specially giveness of fins, and inheritance among them before chce, o king Agrippa, that, after ex- which are sanctified by faith that is in me. amination had, I might have somewhat to 19 W ereupon, o king Agrippa, I was not write.

disobedient unto the heavenly vihon: 27 For it seemeth to me unreasonable to 20 But thewed firft unto them of Damarcas, Send a prisoner, and not withal to fignify the and at Jerusalem, and throughout all the coafis crimes laid againft him.

of Judca, and iben to the Gentiles, that they CHA P. XXVI.

Thouid repent and turn to God, and do woris Paul before Agrippa, declareth his life, meet for repentance. 12 ana bis concerj.on: 4 Feffus cbargis 21 For these causes the Jews caught me in bim with madnes.

the temple, and went about to kill me. TH THEN Agrippa said unto Paul, Thou art 22 Having therefore obtained help of God

permitied to speak for thy self. Then I continue unto this day, witneffing both to Paul stretched forti che hand, and answered small and great, saying none other things than for himselt:

those which the prophets and Moses did say 2 I think inyre!f happy, king Agrippa, bo- thould come; cause I thal an!wer for myself this day before 23 That Chrif should suffer, and that be thee, touching all the things whereof I am fould be the fift that should rise from the accused of the Jens;

dead, and thould shę w light unto the people, 3 Especially, because I know thee to be and to the Gentiles. expert in all cuftoms and questions which are 24 And as he thus (pake for himself, Fefius among the Jews: wherefore I beseech thee to said with a loud voice, Paul, thou art befide carine patico:ly.

thyselt; much learning doth make thee med. 4 My nanuer örlífi from my youth, which 25 But he said, I am not mad, moft noble was at the firn among minc own nation at jeFeilus; but fpeak fort's the words of truth and rufaleni, know all the Jews;

foherness. s Which knew me irom the beginning, (It. 26 For the king knoweth of these things they would teitity, that after the most trait- beture whom also I fpeak freely : for 1 am pe:effect of our religion i lived a Phar, lee. fuaded that none of these things are nidea

6 And now I tand and am judged for the from him; for this thing was not done is hope of the promise made of God unto our a corner. fathers :

27 King Agrippa, believeft theo the pice ; Unto which promise our twelve tribes, pheis? I know that thou believett. innantis ferving God day and night, hope to 28 Then Agrippa said unto Paul, Almoit ane: for which hope's fake, king Agrippa, thou perfuadent me to be a Chriftian. I am accuíed of the fews.

29 And Pul faid, I would to God, that not 8 Why should it be the ught a thing incredio onlý thou, but also all that hear me this day, ble with you that God should raise the dead? were both almoit, and altogether, such

as lar, 9 I verily thought with myself, that I ought except these boods. 10 do many things contrary to the name of 30 And when he had

thus spoken,

the king Jesus of Nazarcih.

roie up, and the governor, and Bernice, usd 10 Which thing I also did in Jerusalem: they that fat with them. and many of the saints did I shut up in prison, 31 And when they were gone afide, they having received authority from the chief talked between themselves, saying, This mas prieits; and when they were put to death, I doeth nothing worthy of death or of bonds. gave my voice againft idem.

32 Then faid Agrippa unto Fetlus, This ma 11 And I punished them oft in every fyna. might have been rei at liberiy, if he had not gogue, and compelled them to blaspheme; appealed unto Celar. and being exceedingly mad againt them, i

CHA P. XXVII. perfecured obem even unto strange cities. i Paul, Anipping towards Rome, 10 foretelles

12 Whereupon, as I went to Damascus with the danger of the voyage, 11 bier is not be authority and commiifon from the chief lieved. 41 Ibey are flipwrecked, 42, 43, I riefts,

44 vei all comejafe to land.

N D when it was determined that we light from heaven, above the Orightners wriine A

fhould fail into Italy, they delivered to lun, Mining round about me and them which Paul and certain other prisoners unto se journeyer with me.

named Julius, a centurion of Auguftus's hand. 14 And when we were all fallen to the 1 And entering into a fhip of Adramyra carth, I heard a voice speaking unto me, and tium, we launched, meaning to fail by the saying in the Hebrew congue, Saul, Saul, why coats of Alla; one Aristarchus, a Macedonisti perfer uteft thou me? liis hard for thee to of Theikalonica, being with us. Kick gainst the pricks.

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Chap. xxvIII.

Paul's dangerous voyage

toward Rome. 3. And the next day we touched at Sidon. 26 Howbeit, we muft be catt upon a certain And Julius couricoully entreated Paul, and island. gave him liberty to go unto his friends to 27 But when the fourteenth night was retreth himself.

come, as we were driven up and down in 4 And when we had launched from thence, Adria, about midnight the shipmen decmed we failed under Cyprus, because the winds that they drew near to some country; were contrary.

28 And founded, and found it twenty fas And when we had failed over the sea of thoms: and when they had gone a little fur. Cilicia and Pamphylia, we came to Myra, a ther, they founded again, and found it fifteen cily of Lyc'a.

fathoms. 6 Anu there the centurion found a thip of 29 Then fearing left they should have fallen Alexandria failing into Italy; and he put us upon rocks, they call four anchors out of the therein. 7 And when we had failed flowly many

htve now'recewa for the day.

12 Wherefore, as by one man fin entered days, aadscarce were come over againt Cnicus; into the world, and death by fin; and so the wind not suffering us, we failed un jer death passed upon all men, for that all have Crete, over against Salmone :

finned; 8 And haraly parling it, came unto a place which is called The Fair Havens; nigh where-but'rin is not imputed when there is no law,

13. (For until the law fin was in the world: unto was the city of Lafua.

14 Nevertheless, death reigned from Adam 9 Now when much time was spent, and when sailing was now dangerous, becaule the to Mofes, even over them that had nos finned

after the fimilitude of Adam's transgression, faft was now already pait, Paul adınonished who is the figure of him that was to come. Ibem, 10 'And said unto them, Sirs, 1 perceive that free gift. For if through the offence of one

15 But not as the offence, fo also is the this voyage will be with hurt and much many be dead; much more the grace of damage, not only of the lading and thip, but od, and the gift by grace, which is by also of our lives.

fne man, Jelus Chriít, hath' abounded unto u Nevertheless, the centurion believed the

dany. maiter and the owner of the ihip, more than

16 And not as it was by one that finne 1, la those things which were spoken by Paul.

is the gitt: for the judgment was by one to 12 And because the haven was not com- con lemnation, but the tree gift is of many modious to winter in, the more part advise, offences unto justification. to depart thence allo, is by any means the might attain to Phenice, and there to winter; by one; much more they which receive

17 For if by one man's offence death reigned which is an haven of Ciete, and lieth toward abundance of grace, and of ihe gift of righte. the south west and north weit. 13 And when the south wind ble: poftly, Chrift:}

ousness, thall reign in life by one, Jesus Luppolling that they had obtained their pur

18 Therefore, as by the offence of one, pole, luoting thence, they failed

close by Crete: i udgment came upon all men to condemna14 But not long ascer there arote against it tion; even so by the righteouluess of one, the a tempestuous win, called Euroclydon.

free gift came upon all men unto juftification 15 And when the ship was caught, and could

of life. not bear up into the wind, we let her drive. 16 And running under a certain it and were made finners; so hy the obedience of one

19 For as by one man's disobedience many which is called Clauva, we had much work to thall many be made righteous. come by the boat: 17 which when they had taken up, they offence might abound : but where lin abounded,

20 Moreover, the law entered that the ured helps, undergirding, the Mip; and fear grace did much more abound; ing left they should fall into the quick ands, 21 That as tin hath reigned unto death, even ttrake fail, and so were driven.

ro might grace reign 18 And we being exceedingly toffed with a ness anto eternai lite, by Jesus Chrift our

through righteous. tempeft, the next day they lightened the tip; Lord. 19 And the third day we caft out with our

c = A P VI. own hands the tackling of the ihip.

i We must not live in pin, 12 for let fin reign 20 And when neither sun nor itars in many

in us.

23 Death is the wages of hin. eneo yana mopeech the thoma be saved was then WHATe Haliny that geraken hay albourdo taken away,

2 God forbid. How Thall we that are dead 21 But after long abftinence, Paul food o fin live any longer therein! forth in the midst of them, and said, Sirs, ye thould have bearkened unto me, and not have baptized into Jesus Chrift were baptized into

3 Know ye not, that so many of us as were locsed from Croce, and to have gained this his death? harm and loss.

4 Therefore we are huried with him by 22 And now I exhort you to be of good baptism in to death; that like as Christ was cheer: for there shall be no loss of any man's raised up froin the dead by the glory of the life among you, but o: the thip.

Father, even fo we also should walk in new. 2; For there ftuod by me this pight the ness of life. angel of God, whose I am, and whom I serve,

For if we have been planted together in 24 Saving, Fear noi, Paul; thou fuit 6

the likeness of his death we thall brought before Cesars and, lo, God hat, the likeness of his refurreaion: given thee all them that rail with thee.

6 Knowing this, that our old man is crucia 29 Wherefore, fira, be of good cheer: for fied with him, that the body of fin might be believe God, that it shall be even as it wie destroyed, thát heuncforth we should not

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Romans: 4 And when the barbarians saw the veno- 18 Who, when they had examined , mous beast hang on his hand, they said among would have let me go, because there was themselves, no doubt this man is a murderer, cause of death in me. whom, though he hath escaped the sea, yet 19 But when the Jews fpake against ili vengeance suitereth not to live.

was contrained to appeal unto Cerar; s And he thook off the beast into the fire, that I had ought to accuse my nation of. and felt no harm.

20 For this cause therefore have I called for 6 How beit, they looked when he should you, to see you, and to speak with a bu have swollen, or fallen down dead suddenly: caule that for the hope of Israel I am bound but after they had looked a great while, and with this chain. saw no harm come to him berang 21 And they said unto him, We neither to “the anto my lora. Wherefore I have ceived letters out of Judea concerning thet, brought him forth before you, and specialiy neither any of the breihren that canye hem: before thee, O king Agrippa, that, alter ex. or spake any harm of thee. amination bad, I might have somewhat to 22 But we desire to hear of thee what the write.

thinkeft: for asconcerning this sea, we kaot 27 For it seemeth to me unreasonable to that every where, it is spoken againit. Send a prisoner, and not wichal to figaify the 23 And when they had appointed him crimes lait againft him.

day, there came many to him into bis bod CHA P. XXVI.

ing; to whom he expounded and testita i 1 Paul before. Agrippa, declaretb bis life, the kingdom of God, persuading them Cue

!? and his conversion: 4 Fefus charger cerning Jesus, both out of the law of Moen bis with madness.

and out of the prophets, from morning til "HEN Agrippa said unto Paul, Thou art evening.

permitied to speak for thyself. Then 24 And some believed the things which Paul Aretched forta' che hand, and answered were spoken, and some believed not for himself:

35 And when they agreed not zmongiten 2 I think anyse!f happy, king Agrippa, bo. cause I thall answer for myself chis day before

selves they departed, after tbat Fzal had ipeko

one word, well spake the Holy Ghost by thee, touching all the things whicreori am Efaias the prophet unto our fathers, accused of the Jens; 3 Especially, because I know thee to be an caring ye shall hear, and thall not

dc. 26 Saying, Go unto this people, and say, ex pert in all cuftoms and queftions which are anting the Jews: wherefore I beseech thee to perceive:.

derstand, and seeing ye thall sce, and pot hearine paricnly. 4 My manner of life from my youth, which

27 For the heart of this people is waxed was at the first among mine own ration at je

grofs, and their cars are dull of hearing, and rufalenı, know all the Jews;

i their eyes have they closed; left they too!

I fee with their eyes, and hear with their car s Which knew me from the beginning, (it and understand with beir heart, and the they wvuld testify,) that after the most sirait. ! be converted, and I thould heal tkm. eft fect of our religion I lived a Pharjsee.

28 Be it known therefore unto you, that 6 And now I hand and am judged for the i the Salvation of God is sent uato the Ger hope of the promise made of God dato our 3 tiles, and that they will hear it. fathers :

29 And when he had said these words, the 7 Linto which promise our twelve tribes, ! Jews departed, and had great reasoning infantly serving God day and night, hope to ane: for which hope's fake, king Agrippa,

ainong themselves.

30 And Paul dwelt two whole years in I am accused of the Jews. 8 Why thould it be thrught a thing incredi. O came in unto him,

his own hired house, and received all the ble with you that God hould raise che dead! 9 I verily thought with myself, that I ought exteaching those things which concern ik

31 Preaching the kingdom of God, ud 10 do many things contrary to the name of Lord Jesus Chrift, with all confidence, 2: Jesus of Nazareth.

renian forbidding him. Jo Which thing I also did in Jerusalem : and many of the saints did I jhut up in prison, having received authority from the chief e Apostle to the ROMANS. gave my voice againit idem.

apoftleihip, for obedience to ihe faith amor: 11 And I punilhed them oft in every syna. i all nations for his nanie; gogue, and compelled obem to blaspheme; a 6 Among whom are ye also the calleu . and being exceedingly. mad again them, i Jesus Chriit; persecuced iben even unto ftrange cities. 1 7 To all that be in Rome, beloved of GX

12 Whereupon, as I went to Damascus with called to be saints: Grace to you and post authority and commillion from the chief from God our Father, and the Lord Jes s riefts,

Chrift. 13 At mid-day, o klag, I saw in the way a 8 First, I thank my God through Jelce light from heaven, above the brightness of the Christ for you all, that your faith is fpold fun, fining round about me and them which Pau.f throughout the whole world. journeyet with me.

nam 9 For God is my witness, whom I ser 14 And when we were all fallen to the 2 ith iny spirit in the gospel of his son, the earth, I heard a voice speaking unto me, and tium thoui cearing I make mention of you alwa saying in the Hebrew congue, Saul, Saul, why coat my prayers; perfeiutert thou me! It is hard for thee to of The Making requel if by any means o kick gaind the pricks.

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Newness of life. - Faith which he had yet being uncircumcised; 8 But God commendeth his love toward us

that he might be the father of all them that in that while we were yet finners, Chrift died believe, though they be not circumcised; that for us. tightcousness might be imputed unto them 9 Much more then, being now juftified by

his blood, we shall be saved from wrath 12 And the father of circumcifion to them through bim. who are not of the circuncition only, but who 10 For if when we were enemies we were -3110 walk in the Heps of that faith of our fa. reconciled to God by the death of his son;

ther Abraham, which he had being yet un. much niore, being reconciled, we thall be circumcised

faved by his life. 13 For the promise that he thould be the 11 And not only do, but we also joy in God,

heir of the world, was not to Abraham, or to through our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom we phis seed, through the law, but through the have now received the atonement. righteousness of faith.

12 Wherefore, as by one nian fin entered operating 14 For if they which are of the law be heirs, into the world, and death by fin; and so

faith is made void, and the promise made of death passed upon all men, for that all have none effect.

finned; 15 Because the law worketh wrath: for 13 (For until the law fin was in the world: where no law is, tbere is no transgreifien. but fin is not imputed when there is no law.

16 Therefore it is of faith, that it might be 14 Nevertheless, death reignied from Adam hy grace; to the end the promise might be to Moses, even over them that had nox finned fure to all the feed: not to that only which is after the fimilitude of Adam's transgretlion, of the law, but to that also which is of the who is the figure of him

that was to come. faith of Abraham, who is the Father of us 15 But not as the offence, so also is the

free gift. For if through the offence of one 17 (As it is written, I have made thee a fa. many be dead; much more the grace of ther of many nations) before him whom he God, and the gift by grace, which is by believed, even God, who quickeneth the dead, one man, Jelus Chriít, hath abounded untó and calleth those things which be not as though niany. they were:

16 and not as it was by one that finne 1, jo 18 Who agair A hope believed in hope, that is the gitt: for the judgment was by one to ho might become the father of nsany nations; condemnation, but the tree gift is of many according to chat which was spoken, so thall oftences unto justification. thy seed be.

17 For if by one man's offence death reigned 19 And being not weak in faith, he confider- by one; much more they which receive d not his own body now dead, when he was abundance of grace, and of ihe gift of righte. hout an hundred years old, neither yet the ousness, thall reign in lite by one, Jesus deadness of Sarah's womb:

Chrift:) 20 He ftaggered not at the promise of God 18 Therefore, as by the offence of one, through unbeliet; but was ftrong in faith, giv- judgment came upon all men to condemna ing glory to God!

tion; even so by the righteouluess of one, the 21 Add being fully persuaded, that what he free gift came upon all men up to justification had promised he was able also to perform. of life.

22 And therefore it was imputed to him for 19 For as by one man's disobedience many righteousness.

were made finners; so by the obcdience of one 22 Now it was not written for his fake alone, thall many be made righteous Chaí it was imputed to him;

20 Moreover, the law entered that the 24 But for us also, to whom it hall be im. offence might abound : but where lin abounded, puted, if we believe on him that raised up Jesus grace did much more abound; our Lord from the dead;

21 That as fin hath reigned unto death, even 25 Who was delivered for our offences, and so might grace reigo through righteouse was raised again for our juftification.

ness anto eternai lite, by Jesus Chrift our CHAP. V.

Lord.
Being juftified by faith, we bave peace with

C - A P VI.
God. iz Sin and death came by Adam, 1 We muft not live in fin, 12 xor let fin reign
17 righteousness and life by Chrift.

in us. 23 Death is the wages of fin. T I terectore being justified by faith, we have WHATeilnehaye reteta ahalbwe.con.

peace with God, Lord Jesus Chrift:

2 God forbid. How thall we that are dead 2 By whom also we have access by faith into to fin live any longer therein! his grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope 3 Know ye not, that so many of us as were of the glory of God.

baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized into 3 And not only so, but we glory in tribula- his death! lons also: knowing that tribulation worketh 4 Therefore we are huried with him by atience;

; 4 And patience, experience; and experience, raised up from the dead by the glory of the ope :

Father, even so we also thould walk in new. womens And hope maketh not ashamed; because the ners of life.

sve of is thed abroad in hearts by $ For if we have been planted together in the Holy Ghoft, which is given unto us. the likeness of his death, we thall be also in 6 For when we were yet without itrength, the likeness of his resurrection: i duc time Chrift died for the ungodly. 6 Knowing this, that our old man is cruci.

For scarcely for a righteous man will one fied with him, that the body of fin might be e; yet peradventure for a good man some destroved, that heute forth we thould not could even dare to die,

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