Felix and his Jewish wife Drusilla heard talk about the self-control and righteousness of Paul and they were frightened. Felix prolonged the interrogations. Go forth this time, when I have a suitable time I will call you in again. Paul in house arrest. Meanwhile, Felix also hoped that money would be given to him by Paul, that he might release him. Therefore also he sent for him more often and talked with him. (Paul was very probably paid and had friends in the upper echelons of Roman society). Felix was replaced by Festus