Acts 24:4

“Notwithstanding, that I be not farther tedious vnto thee, I pray thee, that thou wouldest heare vs of thy clemencie a few words.”

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Other Translations

Notwithstanding, that I be not further tedious unto thee, I pray thee that thou wouldest hear us of thy clemency a few words.
- King James Version

"But, that I may not weary you any further, I beg you to grant us, by your kindness, a brief hearing.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But, that I be not further tedious unto thee, I entreat thee to hear us of thy clemency a few words.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But, so that I may not make you tired, I make a request to you of your mercy, to give hearing to a short statement.
- Basic English Bible

But that I may not too much intrude on thy time, I beseech thee to hear us briefly in thy kindness.
- Darby Bible

Notwithstanding, that I may not be further tedious to thee, I pray thee, that thou wouldst of thy clemency hear us a few words.
- Webster's Bible

But--not to detain you too long--I beg you in your forbearance to listen to a brief statement from us.
- Weymouth Bible

But, that I don't delay you, I entreat you to bear with us and hear a few words.
- World English Bible

But lest Y tarie thee lengere, Y preie thee, schortly here vs for thi mekenesse.
- Wycliffe Bible

and that I may not be further tedious to thee, I pray thee to hear us concisely in thy gentleness;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 24:4


24:4 But that I may not trouble thee any farther - By trespassing either on thy patience or modesty. The eloquence of Tertullus was as bad as his cause: a lame introduction, a lame transition, and a lame conclusion. Did not God confound the orator's language?


Discussion for Acts 24

  • BSP
    Verse 15~there is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and unrighteous. Many will have a chance to build a relationship with Jehovah God under perfect conditions.
  • Steve morrow
    ACTS 24:14 but this I confess unto thee that after --THE WAY-- which they call heresy so I worship the GOD of my fathers believing all things which are written in the law and in the prophets PSALM 18:21 for I have kept --THE WAYS-- of THE LORD and have not wickedly departed from my GOD PROVERBS 16:25 there is a way that seemeth right unto man but the end thereof are --THE WAYS-- of death
  • Lu2677
    Acts 24-31, scripture to learn from. Leviticus 18.
    All people are from the blood line of Adam and Eve. I want to correct something I wrote earlier; I wrote that Cain would have married his sister. But scripture does not tell us who Cain married. So, I repent of that comment.
  • Irene123
    Felix; for at least 2 YEARS he heard the truth of God's word. He well KNEW the way of salvation - from Paul. The Bible is silent on how he turned out, but even after 2 yrs. of hearing about the sin of the love of money, covetousness - he still was hoping for money from Paul. He hadn't learned by then, so ............only God knows.
  • Irene123
    "But this I confess unto thee, that after the way they call HERESY, so worship I the God of my fathers, believing all things written in the Law and the Prophets."
  • BSP
    Verse 26 shows that Felix had ulterior motives.

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