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Acts 18 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:1 - After this he left Athens and went to Corinth.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:2 - And he found a Jew named Aq'uila, a native of Pontus, lately come from Italy with his wife Priscilla, because Claudius had commanded all the Jews to leave Rome. And he went to see them;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:3 - and because he was of the same trade he stayed with them, and they worked, for by trade they were tentmakers.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:4 - And he argued in the synagogue every sabbath, and persuaded Jews and Greeks.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:5 - When Silas and Timothy arrived from Macedo'nia, Paul was occupied with preaching, testifying to the Jews that the Christ was Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:6 - And when they opposed and reviled him, he shook out his garments and said to them, "Your blood be upon your heads! I am innocent. From now on I will go to the Gentiles."
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:7 - And he left there and went to the house of a man named Titius Justus, a worshiper of God; his house was next door to the synagogue.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:8 - Crispus, the ruler of the synagogue, believed in the Lord, together with all his household; and many of the Corinthians hearing Paul believed and were baptized.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:9 - And the Lord said to Paul one night in a vision, "Do not be afraid, but speak and do not be silent;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:10 - for I am with you, and no man shall attack you to harm you; for I have many people in this city."
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:11 - And he stayed a year and six months, teaching the word of God among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:12 - But when Gallio was proconsul of Acha'ia, the Jews made a united attack upon Paul and brought him before the tribunal,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:13 - saying, "This man is persuading men to worship God contrary to the law."
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:14 - But when Paul was about to open his mouth, Gallio said to the Jews, "If it were a matter of wrongdoing or vicious crime, I should have reason to bear with you, O Jews;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:15 - but since it is a matter of questions about words and names and your own law, see to it yourselves; I refuse to be a judge of these things."
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:16 - And he drove them from the tribunal.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:17 - And they all seized Sos'thenes, the ruler of the synagogue, and beat him in front of the tribunal. But Gallio paid no attention to this.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:18 - After this Paul stayed many days longer, and then took leave of the brethren and sailed for Syria, and with him Priscilla and Aq'uila. At Cen'chre-ae he cut his hair, for he had a vow.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:19 - And they came to Ephesus, and he left them there; but he himself went into the synagogue and argued with the Jews.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:20 - When they asked him to stay for a longer period, he declined;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:21 - but on taking leave of them he said, "I will return to you if God wills," and he set sail from Ephesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:22 - When he had landed at Caesare'a, he went up and greeted the church, and then went down to Antioch.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:23 - After spending some time there he departed and went from place to place through the region of Galatia and Phryg'ia, strengthening all the disciples.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:24 - Now a Jew named Apol'los, a native of Alexandria, came to Ephesus. He was an eloquent man, well versed in the scriptures.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:25 - He had been instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in spirit, he spoke and taught accurately the things concerning Jesus, though he knew only the baptism of John.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:26 - He began to speak boldly in the synagogue; but when Priscilla and Aq'uila heard him, they took him and expounded to him the way of God more accurately.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:27 - And when he wished to cross to Acha'ia, the brethren encouraged him, and wrote to the disciples to receive him. When he arrived, he greatly helped those who through grace had believed,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:28 - for he powerfully confuted the Jews in public, showing by the scriptures that the Christ was Jesus.
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