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Φῆστος, -ου, ὁ
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Festus, festal, joyful
Festus, pr. name, Acts 24:27; 25:1, 4, 12ff., 22ff.; 26:24f., 32*

Greek-English Concordance for Φῆστος

Acts 24:27 When two years had passed, Felix was replaced by Porcius Festus (Phēston | Φῆστον | acc sg masc), and wanting to curry favor with the Jews, Felix left Paul in prison.
Acts 25:1 Three days after arriving in the province, Festus (Phēstos | Φῆστος | nom sg masc) went up to Jerusalem from Caesarea.
Acts 25:4 So then Festus (Phēstos | Φῆστος | nom sg masc) replied that Paul was being kept at Caesarea but that he himself intended to go there shortly.
Acts 25:9 But Festus (Phēstos | Φῆστος | nom sg masc), wanting to curry favor with the Jews, responded to Paul, saying, “Do you want to go up to Jerusalem and there be tried on these charges before me?”
Acts 25:12 Then Festus (Phēstos | Φῆστος | nom sg masc), after conferring with the council, replied, “To Caesar you have appealed; to Caesar you will go.”
Acts 25:13 Now after some days had passed, Agrippa the king and Bernice came down to Caesarea and paid their respects to Festus (Phēston | Φῆστον | acc sg masc).
Acts 25:14 Since they were staying there several days, Festus (Phēstos | Φῆστος | nom sg masc) laid Paul’s case before the king, saying, “There is a man left by Felix, a prisoner.
Acts 25:22 Then Agrippa said to Festus (Phēston | Φῆστον | acc sg masc), “I too would like to hear the man myself.” “Tomorrow,” said he, “you will hear him.”
Acts 25:23 So on the next day when Agrippa and Bernice came with great pomp and entered the audience hall along with the commanding officers and the prominent men of the city, and when Festus (Phēstou | Φήστου | gen sg masc) had given the order, Paul was brought in.
Acts 25:24 And Festus (Phēstos | Φῆστος | nom sg masc) said, “King Agrippa, and all men present with us, you see this man about whom the whole Jewish people petitioned me, both in Jerusalem and here, crying out that he ought not to live any longer.
Acts 26:24 As Paul was saying these things in his defense, Festus (Phēstos | Φῆστος | nom sg masc) said in a loud voice, “You are out of your mind, Paul! Much learning is driving you insane!”
Acts 26:25 But Paul said, “I am not out of my mind, most excellent Festus (Phēste | Φῆστε | voc sg masc), but true and rational are the words that I declare.
Acts 26:32 And Agrippa said to Festus (Phēstō | Φήστῳ | dat sg masc), “This man could have been set free if he had not appealed to Caesar.”