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[7] I have now proved that I am unjustly accused. But I wish to prove also that my accusers are themselves exposed to all the charges which they are bringing against me. By accusing me of murder when I am free from guilt, and by robbing me of the life which God bestowed upon me, they are sinning against God by seeking to compass my death wrongfully, they are confounding the laws of man and becoming my murderers; and by urging you to commit the sin of taking my life, [they are murdering your consciences also].1

1 The text of the manuscript is clearly corrupt here. αὐτοὶ cannot be right; and φονῆς is hardly tolerable after the φονῆς of the previous sentence. No satisfactory emendation has yet been proposed.

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