Acts 23:25

“And he wrote a letter after this manner:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And hee wrote a letter after this manner:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And he wrote a letter having this form:
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he wrote a letter after this form:
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he sent a letter in these words:
- Basic English Bible

having written a letter, couched in this form:
- Darby Bible

And he wrote a letter after this manner:
- Webster's Bible

He also wrote a letter of which these were the contents:
- Weymouth Bible

He wrote a letter like this:
- World English Bible

For the tribune dredde, lest the Jewis wolden take hym bi the weie, and sle hym, and aftirward he miyte be chalengid, as he hadde take money.
- Wycliffe Bible

he having written a letter after this description:
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Acts 23:25


Ac 23:25,26 He wrote a letter. Roman law required that when a prisoner was sent by a lower official to a higher for trial, a letter should be sent stating the charges. That of Lysias states his understanding of the case.

Discussion for Acts 23

  • Anne
    Paul had a mission to accomplish therefore he was protected by Almighty God and led by the Holy Spirit. (Ps.138:7 Though I walk in the midst of trouble, thou wilt revive me, thou shalt stretch forth they right hand and save me).
  • Ray321
    Acts 23:11 And the night following the Lord stood by him, and said, Be of good cheer, Paul: for as thou hast testified of me in Jerusalem, so must thou bear witness also at Rome. Paul had the Holy Spirit inside him and had Jesus speaking him. Can we imagine having Jesus speaking to us , thank God for the Holy Spirit.
  • Irene123
    V. 2 - Paul spoke truth in v. 1; in v. 2 Ananias commanded Paul to be sote on the mouth, which God stopped. When someone witnesses, in person, by letter, by phone, by PC, - it is wrong to 'smite' them by getting indignant, angry, and saying they are fools, ignorant, etc. In Pro. it says a 'soft' answer, in Isa., Jer.? it says, "Come now, let us reason together, ..... "; cont.
  • Irene123
    To Ade - Paul was "a new creature in Christ". Read the WHOLE book of Acts.
  • Ade
    I am not sure of Paul's response, according to verses 3 and 5 could it be sarcasm or he was trying to be smart with words.
  • BENJAMIN TAMAKLOE
    SOMETIMES YOU GET SO FLABAGASTED AT HOW THINGS GO ON SURELY HE WILL NEVER LEAVE US NOR FORSAKE AND NOTHING I SAY NOTHING SHALL SEPARATE US FROM THE LOVE OF GOD, JUST ABOUT A WEEK AMAN OF GOD DELIVERING THE WORD FROM THE PULPIT AND WAS SHOT BY EVIL ARROWS TO KILL HIM AS THE JEWS UNDER A CURSE FASTING AND MAKING INCATENTION FOR PAUL TO DIE , BUT PRAISE GOD IN ALL THESE THINGS WE ARE MORE THAN CONQUERORS - IT HAS HAPPENED BEFORE THAT'S WHY IT HAPPENED TO STREANGTHEN US IN STANDING FIRM IN THE LORD AND FOR THE LORD, I AM BELIEVING GOD TO DISPATCH HIS ANGELS IN THE MEDICAL TO REACH MY BROTHER HIS TOATAL HEALING IN JESUS NAME AMEN

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