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Acts 26:2-4 New English Translation (NET Bible)

“Regarding all the things I have been accused of by the Jews, King Agrippa,[a] I consider myself fortunate that I am about to make my defense before you today, because you are especially[b] familiar with all the customs and controversial issues[c] of the Jews. Therefore I ask[d] you to listen to me patiently. Now all the Jews know the way I lived[e] from my youth, spending my life from the beginning among my own people[f] and in Jerusalem.

Footnotes:

  1. Acts 26:2 sn See the note on King Agrippa in 25:13.
  2. Acts 26:3 tn BDAG 613 s.v. μάλιστα 1 states, “μ. γνώστην ὄντα σε since you are outstandingly familiar Ac 26:3.”
  3. Acts 26:3 tn Grk “several controversial issues.” BDAG 428 s.v. ζήτημα states, “in our lit. only in Ac, w. the mng. it still has in Mod. Gk. (controversial) question, issue, argumentAc 15:2; 26:3. ζ. περί τινος questions about someth.…18:15; 25:19.”
  4. Acts 26:3 tn BDAG 218 s.v. δέομαι states, “In our lit. only w. the mng. to ask for something pleadingly, ask, request,” and then in section a.α states, “w. inf. foll.…Ac 26:3.”
  5. Acts 26:4 tn Grk “my manner of life.”
  6. Acts 26:4 tn Or “nation.”
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