Acts 24:19

“Who ought to have been here before thee, and object, if they had ought against me.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Who ought to haue beene here before thee, and obiect, if they had ought against me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

who ought to have been present before you and to make accusation, if they should have anything against me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

who ought to have been here before thee, and to make accusation, if they had aught against me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And it would have been better if they had come here to make a statement, if they have anything against me.
- Basic English Bible

who ought to appear before thee and accuse, if they have anything against me;
- Darby Bible

Who ought to have been here before thee, and object if they had aught against me.
- Webster's Bible

They ought to have been here before you, and to have been my prosecutors, if they have any charge to bring against me.
- Weymouth Bible

They ought to have been here before you, and to make accusation, if they had anything against me.
- World English Bible

And summe Jewis of Asie, whiche it behofte to be now present at thee, and accuse, if thei hadden ony thing ayens me,
- Wycliffe Bible

whom it behoveth to be present before thee, and to accuse, if they had anything against me,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 24:19


24:19 Who ought to have been present before thee - But the world never commit greater blunders, even against its own laws, than when it is persecuting the children of God.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 24:19


Ac 24:19 Who ought to have been here. These foreign Jews were the legal accusers. The Sanhedrin was a court of trial, and its members present were not the accusers. The Roman custom required the accusers to face the accused.

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