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Approved by the emperor Nero to succeed Felix as governor of Judaea in 60 ce he died in 62; he had been left the difficult task of suppressing a Jewish Messianic turmoil. Festus was present when Paul defended himself before Herod Agrippa II (Acts 26) and is said to have agreed that Paul was innocent (Acts 26: 31).

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