1; The Jews accuse Paul before Festus.
8; He answers for himself,
11; and appeals unto Caesar.
14; Afterwards Festus opens his matter to king Agrippa;
23; and he is brought forth.
25; Festus clears him of having done any thing worthy of death.
* the province.
By the province, Judea is meant; for after the death of Herod
Agrippa, Claudius thought it imprudent to trust the
government in the hands of his son Agrippa, who was then but
seventeen years of age; and therefore, Cuspius Fadus was sent
to be procurator. And when afterwards Claudius had given to
Agrippa the tetrarchy of Philip, he nevertheless kept the
province of Judea in his own hands, and governed it by
procurators sent from Rome.
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