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Acts 14 :: New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB95)

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Acceptance and Opposition

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:1 - In Iconium they entered the synagogue of the Jews together, and spoke in such a manner that a large number of people believed, both of Jews and of Greeks.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:2 - But the Jews who [fn]disbelieved stirred up the [fn]minds of the Gentiles and embittered them against the brethren.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:3 - Therefore they spent a long time there speaking boldly with reliance upon the Lord, who was testifying to the word of His grace, granting that [fn]signs and wonders be done by their hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:4 - But the [fn]people of the city were divided; and some [fn]sided with the Jews, and some with the apostles.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:5 - And when an attempt was made by both the Gentiles and the Jews with their rulers, to mistreat and to stone them,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:6 - they became aware of it and fled to the cities of Lycaonia, Lystra and Derbe, and the surrounding region;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:7 - and there they continued to preach the gospel.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:8 - At Lystra a man was sitting who had no strength in his feet, lame from his mother’s womb, who had never walked.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:9 - This man was listening to Paul as he spoke, who, when he had fixed his gaze on him and had seen that he had faith to be [fn]made well,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:10 - said with a loud voice, “Stand upright on your feet.” And he leaped up and began to walk.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:11 - When the crowds saw what Paul had done, they raised their voice, saying in the Lycaonian language, “The gods have become like men and have come down to us.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:12 - And they began calling Barnabas, [fn]Zeus, and Paul, [fn]Hermes, because he was [fn]the chief speaker.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:13 - The priest of Zeus, whose temple was [fn]just outside the city, brought oxen and garlands to the gates, and wanted to offer sacrifice with the crowds.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:14 - But when the apostles Barnabas and Paul heard of it, they tore their [fn]robes and rushed out into the crowd, crying out
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:15 - and saying, “Men, why are you doing these things? We are also men of the same nature as you, and preach the gospel to you that you should turn from these [fn]vain things to a living God, WHO MADE THE HEAVEN AND THE EARTH AND THE SEA AND ALL THAT IS IN THEM.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:16 - [fn]In the generations gone by He permitted all the [fn]nations to go their own ways;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:17 - and yet He did not leave Himself without witness, in that He did good and gave you rains from heaven and fruitful seasons, [fn]satisfying your hearts with food and gladness.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:18 - Even saying these things, with difficulty they restrained the crowds from offering sacrifice to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:19 - But Jews came from Antioch and Iconium, and having won over the crowds, they stoned Paul and dragged him out of the city, supposing him to be dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:20 - But while the disciples stood around him, he got up and entered the city. The next day he went away with Barnabas to Derbe.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:21 - After they had preached the gospel to that city and had made many disciples, they returned to Lystra and to Iconium and to Antioch,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:22 - strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying, “Through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:23 - When they had appointed elders for them in every church, having prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord in whom they had believed.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:24 - They passed through Pisidia and came into Pamphylia.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:25 - When they had spoken the word in Perga, they went down to Attalia.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:26 - From there they sailed to Antioch, from which they had been commended to the grace of God for the work that they had [fn]accomplished.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:27 - When they had arrived and gathered the church together, they began to report all things that God had done with them and [fn]how He had opened a door of faith to the Gentiles.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:28 - And they spent [fn]a long time with the disciples.
NASB95 Footnotes
Or, disobeyed
Literally: souls
Or, attesting miracles
Literally: multitude
Literally: were
Literally: saved
Lat Jupiter, the chief pagan god
Lat Mercury, considered the messenger or spokesman for the pagan gods of Greece and Rome
Literally: the leader of the speaking
Literally: in front of
Or, outer garments
I.e. idols
Literally: Who in the generations gone by permitted
Or, Gentiles
Literally: filling
Literally: fulfilled
Literally: that
Literally: not a little

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