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Acts 13 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:1 - Now in the assembly that was at Antioch there were some prophets and teachers: Bar-Nabba, Shim`on who was called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Menachem the foster-brother of Herod the tetrarch, and Sha'ul.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:2 - As they served the Lord and fasted, the Ruach HaKodesh said, "Separate Bar-Nabba and Sha'ul for me, for the work to which I have called them."
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:3 - Then, when they had fasted and prayed and laid their hands on them, they sent them away.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:4 - So, being sent out by the Ruach HaKodesh, they went down to Seleucia. From there they sailed to Cyprus.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:5 - When they were at Salamis, they proclaimed the word of God in the synagogues of the Yehudim. They had also Yochanan as their attendant.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:6 - When they had gone through the island to Paphos, they found a certain sorcerer, a false prophet, a Yehudi, whose name was Bar-Yeshua,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:7 - who was with the proconsul, Sergius Paulus, a man of understanding. This man summoned Bar-Nabba and Sha'ul, and sought to hear the word of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:8 - But Elymas the sorcerer (for so is his name by interpretation) withstood them, seeking to turn aside the proconsul from the faith.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:9 - But Sha'ul, who is also called Sha'ul, filled with the Ruach HaKodesh, fastened his eyes on him,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:10 - and said, "Full of all deceit and all cunning, you son of the devil, you enemy of all righteousness, will you not cease to pervert the right ways of the Lord?
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:11 - Now, behold, the hand of the Lord is on you, and you will be blind, not seeing the sun for a season!" Immediately there fell on him a mist and darkness. He went around seeking someone to lead him by the hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:12 - Then the proconsul, when he saw what was done, believed, being astonished at the teaching of the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:13 - Now Sha'ul and his company set sail from Paphos, and came to Perga in Pamphylia. Yochanan departed from them and returned to Yerushalayim.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:14 - But they, passing on from Perga, came to Antioch of Pisidia. They went into the synagogue on the day of Shabbat, and sat down.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:15 - After the reading of the law and the prophets, the rulers of the synagogue sent to them, saying, "Brothers, if you have any word of exhortation for the people, speak."
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:16 - Sha'ul stood up, and beckoning with his hand said, "Men of Yisra'el, and you who fear God, listen.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:17 - The God of this people chose our fathers, and exalted the people when they stayed as aliens in the land of Mitzrayim, and with an uplifted arm, he led them out of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:18 - For period of about forty years he put up with them in the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:19 - When he had destroyed seven nations in the land of Kana`an, he gave them their land for an inheritance, for about four hundred fifty years.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:20 - After these things he gave them judges until Shemu'el the prophet.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:21 - Afterward they asked for a king, and God gave to them Sha'ul the son of Kish, a man of the tribe of Binyamin, for forty years.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:22 - When he had removed him, he raised up David to be their king, to whom he also testified, 'I have found David the son of Yishai, a man after my heart, who will do all my will.'
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:23 - From this man's seed, God has brought salvation to Yisra'el according to his promise,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:24 - before his coming, when Yochanan had first preached the immersion of repentance to Yisra'el.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:25 - As Yochanan was fulfilling his course, he said, 'What do you suppose that I am? I am not he. But behold, one comes after me the sandals of whose feet I am not worthy to untie.'
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:26 - Brothers, children of the stock of Avraham, and those among you who fear God, the word of this salvation is sent out to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:27 - For those who dwell in Yerushalayim, and their rulers, because they didn't know him, nor the voices of the prophets which are read every Shabbat, fulfilled them by condemning him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:28 - Though they found no cause for death, they still asked Pilate to have him killed.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:29 - When they had fulfilled all things that were written about him, they took him down from the tree, and laid him in a tomb.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:30 - But God raised him from the dead,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:31 - and he was seen for many days by those who came up with him from the Galil to Yerushalayim, who are his witnesses to the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:32 - We bring you good news of the promise made to the fathers,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:33 - that God has fulfilled the same to us, their children, in that he raised up Yeshua. As it is also written in the second psalm, 'You are my Son. Today I have become your father.'
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:34 - "Concerning that he raised him up from the dead, now no more to return to corruption, he has spoken thus: 'I will give you the holy and sure blessings of David.'
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:35 - Therefore he says also in another psalm, 'You will not allow your Holy One to see decay.'
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:36 - For David, after he had in his own generation served the counsel of God, fell asleep, and was laid with his fathers, and saw decay.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:37 - But he whom God raised up saw no decay.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:38 - Be it known to you therefore, brothers, that through this man is proclaimed to you remission of sins,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:39 - and by him everyone who believes is justified from all things, from which you could not be justified by the law of Moshe.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:40 - Beware therefore, lest that come on you which is spoken in the prophets:
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:41 - 'Behold, you scoffers, and wonder, and perish; For I work a work in your days, A work which you will in no way believe, if one declares it to you.'"
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:42 - So when the Yehudim went out of the synagogue, the Goyim begged that these words might be preached to them the next Shabbat.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:43 - Now when the synagogue broke up, many of the Yehudim and of the devout proselytes followed Sha'ul and Bar-Nabba; who, speaking to them, urged them to continue in the grace of God.

Paul Turns to the Gentiles

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:44 - The next Shabbat almost the whole city was gathered together to hear the word of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:45 - But when the Yehudim saw the multitudes, they were filled with jealousy, and contradicted the things which were spoken by Sha'ul, and blasphemed.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:46 - Sha'ul and Bar-Nabba spoke out boldly, and said, "It was necessary that God's word should be spoken to you first. Since indeed you thrust it from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold, we turn to the Goyim.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:47 - For so has the Lord commanded us, saying, 'I have set you as a light for the Goyim, That you should bring salvation to the uttermost parts of the eretz.'"
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:48 - As the Goyim heard this, they were glad, and glorified the word of God. As many as were appointed to eternal life believed.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:49 - The Lord's word was spread abroad throughout all the region.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:50 - But the Yehudim stirred up the devout and prominent women and the chief men of the city, and stirred up a persecution against Sha'ul and Bar-Nabba, and threw them out of their borders.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:51 - But they shook off the dust of their feet against them, and came to Iconium.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:52 - The talmidim were filled with joy with the Ruach HaKodesh.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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