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Acts 25:12 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Then Festus, when he had conferred with the council, answered, Thou hast appealed unto Caesar: unto Caesar shalt thou go.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Then Festus, when he had conferred with the council, answered, Hast thou appealed unto Caesar? unto Caesar shalt thou go.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Then when Festus had conferred with his council, he answered, “You have appealed to Caesar, to Caesar you shall go.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Then Festus, when he had conferred with the council, answered, Hast thou appealed to Cesar? to Cesar thou shalt go.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Then Festus, having conferred with the council, answered, Thou hast appealed to Caesar. To Caesar shalt thou go.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Then Festus, having conversed with the council, answered—Unto Caesar, hast thou appealed? Unto Caesar, shalt thou go.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— then Festus, having communed with the council, answered, 'To Caesar thou hast appealed; to Caesar thou shalt go.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Then Festus, having conferred with the council, answered: Hast thou appealed to Caesar? To Caesar shalt thou go.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Then Festus when he had conferred with the Councill, answered, Hast thou appealed vnto Cesar? vnto Cesar shalt thou goe.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— Then Festos, having spoken with the sons of his council, said, The appeals of Caesar hast thou invoked? To Caesar goest thou.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— Then Festus conferred with his counsellors, and said: Hast thou declared an appeal to Caesar? Unto Caesar shalt thou go.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
(1161) Complement
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
Then 5119
{5119} Prime
From (the neuter of) G3588 and G3753; the when, that is, at the time that (of the past or future, also in consecution).
Festus, 5347
{5347} Prime
Of Latin derivation; festal; Phestus (that is, Festus), a Roman.
when he had conferred 4814
{4814} Prime
From G4862 and G2980; to talk together, that is, converse.
<5660> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 714
with 3326
{3326} Prime
A primary preposition (often used adverbially); properly denoting accompaniment; 'amid' (local or causal); modified variously according to the case (genitive case association, or accusative case succession) with which it is joined; occupying an intermediate position between G0575 or G1537 and G1519 or G4314; less intimate than G1722, and less close than G4862).
the x3588
(3588) Complement

The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
council, 4824
{4824} Prime
Neuter of a presumed derivative of G4825; advisement; specifically a deliberative body, that is, the provincial assessors or lay court.
answered, 611
{0611} Prime
From G0575 and κρινω [[krino]]; to conclude for oneself, that is, (by implication) to respond; by Hebraism (compare [H6030]) to begin to speak (where an address is expected).
<5662> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Middle Deponent (See G5788)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 352
Hast thou appealed x1941
(1941) Complement
Middle voice from G1909 and G2564; to entitle; by implication to invoke (for aid, worship, testimony, decision, etc.).
unto y1941
[1941] Standard
Middle voice from G1909 and G2564; to entitle; by implication to invoke (for aid, worship, testimony, decision, etc.).
<5764> Grammar
Tense - Perfect (See G5778)
Voice - Middle (See G5785)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 1
Caesar? 2541
{2541} Prime
Of Latin origin; Caesar, a title of the Roman emperor.
unto 1909
{1909} Prime
A primary preposition properly meaning superimposition (of time, place, order, etc.), as a relation of distribution [with the genitive case], that is, over, upon, etc.; of rest (with the dative case) at, on, etc.; of direction (with the accusative case) towards, upon, etc.
Caesar 2541
{2541} Prime
Of Latin origin; Caesar, a title of the Roman emperor.
shalt thou go. 4198
{4198} Prime
Middle voice from a derivative of the same as G3984; to traverse, that is, travel (literally or figuratively; especially to remove [figuratively die], live, etc.).
<5695> Grammar
Tense - Future (See G5776)
Voice - Middle Deponent (See G5788)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 271
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Acts 25:12

_ _ Festus — little expecting such an appeal, but bound to respect it.

_ _ having conferred with the council — his assessors in judgment, as to the admissibility of the appeal.

_ _ said, Hast thou — for “thou hast.”

_ _ to Caesar shalt thou go — as if he would add perhaps “and see if thou fare better.”

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 25:1-12.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Acts 25:12

The council — It was customary for a considerable number of persons of distinction to attend the Roman governors. These constituted a kind of council, with whom they frequently advised.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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unto Caesar shalt:

Acts 25:21 But when Paul had appealed to be reserved unto the hearing of Augustus, I commanded him to be kept till I might send him to Caesar.
Acts 19:21 After these things were ended, Paul purposed in the spirit, when he had passed through Macedonia and Achaia, to go to Jerusalem, saying, After I have been there, I must also see Rome.
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.
Acts 26:32 Then said Agrippa unto Festus, This man might have been set at liberty, if he had not appealed unto Caesar.
Acts 27:1 And when it was determined that we should sail into Italy, they delivered Paul and certain other prisoners unto [one] named Julius, a centurion of Augustus' band.
Acts 28:16 And when we came to Rome, the centurion delivered the prisoners to the captain of the guard: but Paul was suffered to dwell by himself with a soldier that kept him.
Psalms 76:10 Surely the wrath of man shall praise thee: the remainder of wrath shalt thou restrain.
Isaiah 46:10-11 Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times [the things] that are not [yet] done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure: ... Calling a ravenous bird from the east, the man that executeth my counsel from a far country: yea, I have spoken [it], I will also bring it to pass; I have purposed [it], I will also do it.
Lamentations 3:37 Who [is] he [that] saith, and it cometh to pass, [when] the Lord commandeth [it] not?
Daniel 4:35 And all the inhabitants of the earth [are] reputed as nothing: and he doeth according to his will in the army of heaven, and [among] the inhabitants of the earth: and none can stay his hand, or say unto him, What doest thou?
Romans 15:28-29 When therefore I have performed this, and have sealed to them this fruit, I will come by you into Spain. ... And I am sure that, when I come unto you, I shall come in the fulness of the blessing of the gospel of Christ.
Philippians 1:12-14 But I would ye should understand, brethren, that the things [which happened] unto me have fallen out rather unto the furtherance of the gospel; ... And many of the brethren in the Lord, waxing confident by my bonds, are much more bold to speak the word without fear.
Philippians 1:20 According to my earnest expectation and [my] hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but [that] with all boldness, as always, [so] now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether [it be] by life, or by death.
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