“Paul said in his defense.
‘I have in no way
Committed an offense
Against the law of the Jews,
Or against the Temple,
Or against the Emperor Caesar.’”
τοῦ Παύλου ἀπολογουμένου ὅτι Οὔτε εἰς τὸν νόμον τῶν Ἰουδαίων οὔτε εἰς τὸ ἱερὸν οὔτε εἰς Καίσαρά τι ἥμαρτον.
The author of Acts indicated that Paul (τοῦ Παύλου) said in his defense or apologia that (ἀπολογουμένου ὅτι) he had in no way sinned or committed an offense (τι ἥμαρτον) against the law of the Jews (Οὔτε εἰς τὸν νόμον τῶν Ἰουδαίων), or against the Temple (οὔτε εἰς τὸ ἱερὸν), or against the Emperor Caesar (οὔτε εἰς Καίσαρά). Paul was clear about his defense. He had not violated the Torah or Jewish law in any way. He had done nothing to violate the Temple in any way. Finally, he had done nothing to violate the public order of the Roman Empire. He was innocent on all counts. They could not prove that he had done any of these things. Has anyone ever accused you without any proof?