14 These men went to the chief priests and elders and said, “We have bound ourselves under a solemn curse that we won’t eat anything until we have killed Paul.

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21 Don’t let them persuade you, because there are more than 40 of them arranging to ambush him, men who have bound themselves under a curse not to eat or drink until they kill him. Now they are ready, waiting for a commitment from you.”(A)

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30 When I was informed that there was a plot against the man,[a](A) I sent him to you right away. I also ordered his accusers(B) to state their case against him in your presence.[b]

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 23:30 Other mss add by the Jews
  2. Acts 23:30 Other mss add Farewell

asking him to do them a favor against Paul,[a] that he might summon him to Jerusalem. They were preparing an ambush along the road to kill him.

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  1. Acts 25:3 Lit asking a favor against him