1 Then Agrippa said to Paul, You are permitted to speak for yourself. Then Paul stretched forth his hand, and made his defence:
Acts 26:1 Cross References - RKJNT
51 Does our law judge any man, before it hears him, and knows what he is doing?
15 But the Lord said to him, Go: for he is a chosen instrument of mine, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the sons of Israel:
1 Brethren, and fathers, hear my defence which I make to you now.
16 I answered them, It is not the manner of the Romans to deliver any man to die, before he who is accused meets the accusers face to face, and has the opportunity to defend himself concerning the crime laid against him.
2 I consider myself fortunate, king Agrippa, because I shall make my defence this day before you regarding all the things of which I am accused by the Jews:
21 But to Israel he says, All day long I have stretched forth my hands to a disobedient and obstinate people.