Acts 28:19

“But when the Jews spake against it, I was constrained to appeal unto Caesar; not that I had ought to accuse my nation of.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But when the Iewes spake against it, I was constrained to appeale vnto Cesar, not that I had ought to accuse my nation of.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But when the Jews objected, I was forced to appeal to Caesar, not that I had any accusation against my nation.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But when the Jews spake against it, I was constrained to appeal unto Caesar; not that I had aught whereof to accuse my nation.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But when the Jews made protest against it, I had to put my cause into Caesar's hands; not because I have anything to say against my nation.
- Basic English Bible

But the Jews speaking against it, I was compelled to appeal to Caesar, not as having anything to accuse my nation of.
- Darby Bible

But when the Jews spoke against it, I was constrained to appeal to Cesar; not that I had aught to accuse my nation of.
- Webster's Bible

But, at last, the opposition of the Jews compelled me to appeal to Caesar; not however that I had any charge to bring against my nation.
- Weymouth Bible

But when the Jews spoke against it, I was constrained to appeal to Caesar, not that I had anything about which to accuse my nation.
- World English Bible

But for Jewis ayenseiden, Y was constreyned to appele to the emperour; not as hauynge ony thing to accuse my puple.
- Wycliffe Bible

and the Jews having spoken against [it], I was constrained to appeal unto Caesar -- not as having anything to accuse my nation of;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 28:19


28:19 When the Jews opposed it - He speaks tenderly of them, not mentioning their repeated attempts to murder him. Not that I had any thing to accuse my nation of - Not that I had any design to accuse others, but merely to defend myself.


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