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And when he was called forth, Tertullus began to accuse him, saying, Seeing that by you we enjoy great quietness, and that very worthy deeds are done to this nation by your providence,
Seeing. Felix, bad as he was, had certainly rendered some services to Judaea. He had entirely subdued a very formidable banditti which had infested the country, and sent their captain, Eliezar, to Rome; had suppressed the sedition raised by the Egyptian impostor (ch.
Acts 21:38 Are not you that Egyptian, which before these days made an uproar...
); and had quelled a very afflictive disturbance which took place between the Syrians and Jews of Caesarea. But, though Tertullus might truly say, 'by thee we enjoy great quietness,' yet it is evident that he was guilty of the grossest flattery, as we have seen both from his own historians and Josephus, that he was both a bad man and a bad governor.
Acts 21:26,27 Then Paul took the men, and the next day purifying himself with them entered into the temple...
Psalm 10:3 For the wicked boasts of his heart's desire, and blesses the covetous, whom the LORD abhors.
Psalm 12:2,3 They speak vanity every one with his neighbor: with flattering lips and with a double heart do they speak...
Proverbs 26:28 A lying tongue hates those that are afflicted by it; and a flattering mouth works ruin.
Proverbs 29:5 A man that flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his feet.
Jude 1:16 These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their own lusts; and their mouth speaks great swelling words...
Strong's ConcordanceAnd when he was called forth, Tertullus began to accuse [him], saying, Seeing that by thee we enjoy great quietness, and that very worthy deeds are done unto this nation by thy providence,
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Acts Chapter 24 Verse 2
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NT Apostles: Acts 24:2 When he was called Tertullus began (Acts of the Apostles Ac)