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CHAPTER XI.

Peter maketh his aofence. 27 4 And as he talked with him, he went in, and

CHAPTER XI.
found many
that were come together.

1 Peter accused for going to the Gentiles.... 19 The gospel is
28 ' And he said unto them, Ye know how that it preached in many places....27 Agabus prophesieth of a great
is an unlawful thing for a man that is a Jew to keep

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the word of God. 29 Therefore came I unto you without gainsay- 2 . And when Peter was come up to Jerusalem, şch. 9, 42 ver. 15, 34. . ch. S, 1.de ing, as soon as I was sent for. I ask, therefore, for they that were of the circumcision contended with 2.11, 3, 18. what intent ye have sent for me?

him, 30.And Cornelius said, Four days ago I was 3. Saying, Thou wentest in to men uncircum- 3, 12, 2. fir

tasting until this hour; and at the ninth hour I pray- cised, and didst eat with them. Joh 51, 18. ed in my house; and, behold, a man stood before me

4 But Peter rehearsed the matter froin the begin- ommis Roin, 211 in bright clothing,

ning, and expounded it by order unto them, saying, Gal. 3, 27. 31 And said, Cornelius, thy prayer is heard, and 5 "I was in the city of Joppa, praying: and in a a,ch. 10, 14 1 Pet 1, 17. thine alms are had in remembrance in the sight of trance I saw a vision, A certain vessel descending, bch. 15, 1, u ch. 15, 9. God.

as it had been a great sheet, let down from heaven 32 Send therefore to Joppa, and call hither Simon by four corners; and it came even to me: de cor.iz, whose surname is Peter : he is lodged in the house 6 Upon the which when I had fastened mine eyes,

of one Simon a tanner, by the sea-side ; who, when I considered, and saw four-footed beasts of the earth, Eph, 1, 10. he cometh, shall speak unto thee.

and wild beasts, and creeping things, and fowls of 33 Immediately therefore I sent to thee; and thou the air. Philip . 3, 3 hast well done that thou art come. Now therefore 7 And I heard a voice saying unto me, Arise,

are we all here present before God, to hear all things Peter; slay, and cat. * Mat. 10, that are commanded thee of God.

8 But I said, Not so, Lord: for nothing common chap. 11,19. 34 I. Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, or unclean hath at any time entered into my mouth. Eph. 1, 20. Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of 9 But the voice answered me again from heaven,

What God hath cleansed, that call not thou common. Philip. 2, 9. persons :

35" But in every nation he that feareth him, and 10 And this was done three times : and all were Rev. 17, 14. worketh righteousness, is accepted with him. drawn up again into heaven.

36 * The word which God sent into the children 11 And, behold, immediately there were three Clapka , 22. of Israel

, preaching peace by Jesus Christ; (he is men already come unto the house where I was, sent Lord of all :)

from Cesarea unto me.
37 v That word, I say, ye know, which was pub- 12 And the Spirit bade me go with them, nothing
Jom 82. lished throughout all Judea, and began from Galilee, { doubting. Moreover, these six brethren accompa-
after the baptism which John preached;

nied me; and we entered into the man's house :
38 ? How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with 13 And he shewed us how he had seen an angel in

the Holy Ghost and with power; who went about his house, which stood and said unto him, Send men 32.42 doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of toJoppa, and call for Simon, whose surname is Peter; & 5,5), 32. the devil: for God was with him.

14 Who shall tell thee words, whereby thou and 39 a And we are witnesses of all things which he all thy house shall be saved. verse 1!. did, both in the land of the Jews and in Jerusalem; } 15 € And as I began to speak, the Holy Ghost fell e ckap. 2 . Mark 16, whom they slew and hanged on a tree:

on them, as on us at the beginning. 40 • Him God raised up the third day, and shewed 16' Then remembered I the word of the Lord, (Mat. 8,11 & 10, 17. & him openly ;

how that he said, John indeed baptized with water; Luke 3, 16 41 Not to all the people, but unto witnesses cho- but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost.

sen before of God, even to us, who did eat and drink 17 Forasmuch then as God gave them the like gift 19, 4. 1.3, 26.8 4, with him after he rose from the dead.

as he did unto us, who believed on the Lord Jesus 42 4 And he commanded us to preach unto the Christ, what was 1, that I could withstand God? i Cor. 6,14. people, and to testify that it is he which was or- 18 When they heard these things, they held iheir

dained of God to be the Judge of quick and dead. peace, and glorified God, saying, Then hath God

43 e To him give all the prophets witness, that also to the Gentiles granted repentance unto life. 9.213 through his name whosoever believeth in him shall 19 16 Now they which were scattered abroad up- ches receive remission of sins.

on the persecution that arose about Stephen, travelledi 411. While Peter yet spake these words, the as far as Phenice, and Cyprus, and Antioch, preachHoly Ghost fell on all them which heard the word. } ing the word to none but unto the Jews only.

45 % And they of the circumcision which believed 20 And some of them were men of Cyprus and were astonished, as many as came with Peter, be-Cyrene, which, when they were come to Antioch, cause that on the Gentiles also was poured out the spake unto the Grecians, preaching the Lord Jesus. gift of the Holy Ghost :

21 And the hand of the Lord was withthem: and b verse 24. 46 For they heard them speak with tongues, and a great number believed, and turned unto the Lord. R 0:0, 14, 10. magnify God. Then answered Peter,

22 1 Then tidings of these things came unto the ears A. Dit • 47 "Can any man forbid water, that these should of the church which was in Jerusalem: and they sent Pet. 1, 5. not be baptized, which have received the Holy Ghost forth Barnabas, that he should go as far as Antioch. « Isa 53, 4, as well as we?

23 Who, when he came, and had seen the grace of 48 ' And he commanded them to be baptized in God, was glad, and exhorted them all that with Hank the name of the Lord. Then prayed they him to purpose of heart they would cleave unto the Lord.

. 3, 24 Zech. 13, 1. tarry certain days.

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Herol's miserable death. Am, Ghost, and of faith: and much people was added unto 15 And they said unto her, Thou art mad. But pande the Lord.

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26 And when he had found him, he brought him had opened the door, and saw him, they were aston- Luke 1,
unto Antioch.

And it came to pass, that a whole ished.
year they assembled themselves with the church, and 17 But he beckoning unto them with the hand, to
taught much people. And the disciples were called hold their peace, declared unto them how the Lord
Christians first in Antioch.

had brought him out of the prison. And he said, Go,
27 1"And in these days came prophets from Jeru-shew these things unto James, and to the brethren.
salam unto Antioch.

And he departed, and went into another place.
28 And there stood up one of them, named Aga- 18 Now as soon as it was day, there was no small
bus, and signified by the Spirit that there should be stir among the soldiers, what was become of Peter.
great dearth throughout all the world : which came 19 And when Herod had sought for him, and
to pass in the days of Claudius Cesar.

found him not, he examined the keepers, and com29 Then the disciples, every man according to his manded that they should be put to death. And he 011.15,25

. ability, determined to send relief unto the brethren went down from Judea to Cesarea, and there abode. 2 Cor:8, 4. which dwelt in Judea :

20 1 And Herod was highly displeased with things 30 Which also they did, and sent it to the elders them of Tyre and Sidon : but they came with one lek. m, Gial. 2, 10. ly the hands of Barnabas and Saul.

accord to him, and, having made Blastus the king's
CHAPTER XII.

chamberlain their friend, desired peace; because their
i Herod persecuteth the Christia is ; 20 his pride, and misera-country was nourished by the king's country.
ble des th.

21 And upon a set day, Herod, arrayed in royalappa-
about that time, Ilerod the king stretched rel, sat upon his throne,and madean oration untothem.
forth his hands, to vex certain of the church. 22 And the people gave a shout, saying, It is the
2 * And be killed, James the brother of John with voice of a god, and not of a man.
the sword.

23 And immediately the angel of the Lord smote
3 And because he saw it pleased the Jews, he him, because he gave not God the glory: and he was
proceeder! further to take Peter also. Then were eaten of worms, and gave up the ghost.
the days of unleavened bread.

24 1' But the word of God grew and multiplied...
4"And when he had apprehended him, he put 25 % And Barnabas and Saul returned from Jeru- 19,20
him in prison, and delivered him to four quaternionssalem, when they had ful6}led their ministry, and
of soldiers to keep him; intending after Easter to took with them John, whose surname was Mark.
bring !im forth to the people.

CHAPTER XIII.
5 Petertherefore was kept in prison; but prayer was 1 Paul and Barnabas sent to the Gentiles....42 The Gentiles be-
made without ceasing of the church unto God for him.

lieve....45 The Jews blaspheme, and raise a persecution.
6 And when blerod would have brought him forth,

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tioch, certain prophets and teachers; as Bar-4 13 4 * diers, hound with twochains : and the keepers before nabas, and Sinieon that was called Niger, and Lu- 15,52 the door kept the prison.

cius of Cyrene, and Manaco, which had been brought 7 And, behold, the angel of the Lord came upon up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul. hin, and a light shined in the prison : and he smote 2 "As they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Num! Peter on the side, and raised him up, saving, Arise Holy Ghost said, Separate me Barnabas and Saul, milyen !!p quickly. And his chains fell off from his hands for the work whereunto I have called them.

And the angel said unto him, Gird thyseli, and 3° And when they had fasted and prayed, and bind on thy sardals: and so he did. And he saith laid their hands on them, they sent them away. unto him. Castthy garment about thee, and follow me. 4 1 So they, being sent forth by the Holy Ghost,

9 And he went out, and followed him; and wist departed unto Seleucia; and from thence they sailed 2 Tim. 1,11. not that it was true which was done by the angel ;{ to Cyprus. but thought he saw a vision.

5And when they were at Salamis, they preacher! 10 When they were past the first and the second the word of God in the synagogues of the Jews: ward, they came unto the iron gate that leadeth unto and they had also John to their minister. the city, which opened to them of his own accord : 6 . And when they had gone through the isle unto « chap sa and they went o it, and passed on through one street; Paphos, they found a certain sorcerer, a false prophet, and forthwith the angel departed from him. a Jew, whose name was Bar-jesus:

11 And when Peter was come to himself, he said, 7 Which was with the deputy of the country, Now I know of a surety that the Lord hath sent his Sergius Paulus, a prudent man ; who called for Barangel, and hath delivered me out of the hand of

Herod, nabas and Saul, and desired to hear the word of God.
and from all the expectation of the people of the Jews. ' But Elymas the sorcerer (for so is his name ..."

12 · And when he had considered the thing, he by interpretation) withstood them, seeking to turn
came to the house of Mary the mother of John, whose away the deputy from the faith.
surname was Mark; where many were gathered to-. 9 Then Saul (who also is called Paul,) filled with
gether, praying.

the Holy Ghost, set his eyes on him,
13 And ás Peter knocked at the door of the gate, 10 ! And said, O full of all subtilty and all mis-
a damsel came to hearken, named Rhoda.
14 And when she knew Peter's voice, she opened eousness, wilt thou not cease to pervert the right

chief, thou child of the devil, thou enemy of all right- ' Jolants
not the gate for gladness, but ran in, und told how ways of the Lord ?
Peter stood before the gate.

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CHAPTER XIV.

The Gentiles belicve. thee, and thou shalt be blind, not seeing the sun for a 34 Andas concerning that he raised him up from season. And immediately there fell on him a mist the dead, now no more to return to corruption, he said and a darkness; and he went about, seeking some on this wise, I will give you the sure mercies of David. to lead him by the hand.

35 e Wherefore he saith also in another psalm, Thou & 15, 15 12 Then the deputy, when he saw what was done, shalt not suffer thy Holy One to see corruption. believed, being astonished at the doctrine of the Lord. 36 'For David, after he had served his own gene- 55. de+23, 2,

13 "Now when Pauland his company loosed from ration by the will of God, fell on sleep, and was laid 16 31,4 13, 12. Paphos, they came to Perga in Pamphylia; and John unto his fathers, and saw corruption : 1 Ex. 16,2, departing from them, returned to Jerusalem.

37 But he whom God raised again, saw no cor- lohn 20, 19. 14 I But when they departed from Perga, they ruption. came to Antioch in Pisidia, and went into the syna- 38 1. Be it known unto you therefore, men and 22% gogue on the sabbath-day, and sat down.

brethren, that through this man is preached unto 32 15 And after the reading of the law and the pro- you the forgiveness of sins : 2.3955

. phets, the rulers of the synagogue sent unto them, 39 "And by him, all that believe are justified from e Psal. 2, 1. Neul. 1, saying, Ye men and brethren, if ye have any word all things, from which ye could not be justified by d Isa. 55, s. of exhortation for the people, say on.

Šthe law of Moses. 16 | Then Paul stood up, and beckoning with his 40 Beware therefore, lest that come upon you chap. 2, 27. Psalna, ss. hand, saill, Men of Israel, and ye that fear God, give which is spoken of in the prophets ; audience.

41 Behold, ye despisers, and wonder, and perish: Psal 78, 12. 17 * The God of this people of Israel chose our for I work a work in your days, a work which ye shall chap. 2- 29. • 1 Sam. 2, fathers, and exalted the people when they dwelt as in no wise believe, though a man declare it unto you. E lsa, as

strangers in the land of Egypt, and with a high arm 42 1 And when the Jews were gone out of the Jer. 31, 34. Hos. 13, 11. brought he them out of it.

synagogue, the Gentiles besought that these words Zec.12 10. 189 And about the time of forty years suffered he might be preached to them the next sabbath. & 16, 12:& their manners in the wilderness.

43 k Now when the congregation was broken up, 19"And when he had destroyed seven nations in the many of the Jews and religious proselytes followed b Roni. 2,3 Ps. 78, 70. land of Chanaan, he divided their land to them by lot. Paul and Barnabas : who speaking to them, persua- 1 Gen. 27,

20 " And after that, he gave unto them judges,ded them to continue in the grace of God. about the space of four hundred and fifty years, until 44 1 And the next sabbath-day came almost the Ta.33, 44 Samuel the prophet.

whole city together, to hear the word of God. 21 And afterward they desired a kiny: and God 45 But when the Jews saw the multitudes,they were db. & 132, 1. gave unto them Saul the son of Cis, a man of the hilled with envy, and spake against those things which 211, 22.5

tribe of Benjamin, by the space of forty years. were spoken by Paul, contradicting and blaspheming. Sug, 11.

22 P And when he had removed him, he raised up 46 "Then Paul and Barnabas waxed bold, and l'elet a la

unto them David to be their king; to whom also he said, It was necessary that the word of God should Mal, 3, 1 gave testimony, and said, I have found David the first have been spoken to you : but seeing ye put it Deut. sza Mark 1, 2,5. son of Jesse, a man after mine own heart, which { from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of everlas- Mat. 2,12 Joches shall full, all my will.

ting life, lo, we turn to the Gentiles. 23. Of this man's seed hath God, according to : 47 " For so hath the Lord commanded us, saying, 2,5

, Miark 1, 7. his promise, raised unto Israel a Saviour, Jesus: I have set thee to be a light of the Gentiles, that thou 5, 25. & 13 24 When John had tirst preached, before his coming, shouldest be for salvation unto the ends of the earth. 423

, 24. the baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel. 48 " And when the Gentiles heard this, they were

25 : And as Jolin fulfiled his course, he said, glad, and glorified the word of the Lord : and as Mat. 10,6. Who think ye that I am? I am not he : but, be- many as were ordained to eternai life, believed. chap.3, 26. hold, there cometh one after me, whose shoes of his 49 And the word of the Lord was published o ch.2, 1.4. feet I am not worthy to loose.

throughout all the region. 26 Men and brethren, children of the stock of 50 °But the Jews stirred up the devout and hon- 2 Tim. 3. :34. Abraham, and whosoever among you feareth God, ourable women, and the chief men of the city, and John 7, 26, to you is the word of this salvation sent.

raised persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and 27." For they that dwell at Jerusalem, and their expelled then out of their coasts. rulers, because they knew him not, nor yet the voi- 51 But they shook off the dust of their feet against p Mar 10,

ces of the prophets which are read every sabbath-them and came unto Iconium. Rom. 11,26. day, they have fulfilled them in condemning him. 52 And the disciples were filled with joy, and Luke 95

28 * And though they sound no cause of death in with the Holy Ghost. Tim. 1,13. him, yet desired they Pilate that he should be slain.

CHAPTER XIT. 29 y And when they had fulfilled all that was i Paul and Barnabas are persecuted...8 Paul, healing a cripple Mark 15:11 written of him, they took him down from the tree, at Lystra, they are reputed as gods by the people. John 19,6 and laid him in a sepulchre. 30 But God raised him from the dead :

both together into the synagogue of the Jews, 31 2 And he was seen many days of them which and so spake, that a great multitude, both of the De 23,5%; came up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who Jews and also of the Greeks, believed. Fohn 19,38. are his witnesses unto the people.

2 a But the unbelieving Jews stirred up the Gen- 2. 2 Tim.& 32 ”And we declare unto you glad tidings, how {tiles, and made their minds evil-affected against the 1333422. that the promise which was made unto the fathers, brethren. h:

. 33 · God hath fulfilled the saine unto us their chil- 3 Long time therefore abode they speaking bold- by Mark 16, så d0

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Dissension about circumcision. 4 But the multitude of the city was divided : and done with them, and how he had opened the door of part held with the Jews, and part with the apostles. faith unto the Gentiles.

5° And when there was an assault made, both of 28 And there they abode longtime with the disciples the Gentiles and also of the Jews, with their rulers,

CHAPTER XV. to use thein despitefully, and to stone them,

1 Dissension about circumcision : 6 the apostles consult about 6 They were ware of it, and fled unto Lystra it : 22 their determination....36 Paul and Barnabas contend, wap. 8, 1. and Derbe, cities of Lycaonia, and unto the region that lieth round about :

ND certain which came down from Judea, 4 Gen. 17, 7 And there they preached the gospel.

taught the brethren, and said, Except ye he Ler123 8 1 And there sat a certain man at Lystra, im- circumcised after the manner of Moses, ye cannot chap

. 2,7 potent in his feet, being a cripple from his mother's be saved. womb, who never had walked :

2. When therefore Paul and Barnabas had no 6, 2 9' The same heard Paul speak : who steadfastly small dissension and disputation with them, they Philip 32 beholding him, and perceiving that he had faith to determined that Paul and Barnabas, and certain 11, 16 be healed,

other of them, should go up to Jerusalem, unto the
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3 And being brought on their way by the church, 621.2, 1. 11 And when the people saw what Paul had they passed through Phenice and Samaria, declaring

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done, they lifted up their voices, saying in the speech the conversion of the Gentiles: and they caused
of Lycaonia, The gods are come down to us in the great joy unto all the brethren.
likeness of men.

4 © And when they were come to Jerusalem, they cca. 14,5 12 And they called Barnabas, Jupiter; and Paul, { were received of the church, and of the apostles and


Mercurius, because he was the chief speaker. elders; and they declared all things that God had

13 i Then the priest of Jupiter, which was before done with them. k Mat. 26, their city, brought oxen and garlands unto the gates, 5 1 " But there rose up certain of the sect of the d ch. f, 7.

and would have done sacrifice with the people. Pharisees which believed, saying, That it was need

14Which when the apostles, Barnabas and ful to circumcise them, and to command them to

Paul, heard of, they rent their clothes, and ran in keep the law of Moses. 1 Kings 16, among the people, crying out,

6 And the apostles and elders came together forech10, 20 15. And saying, Sirs, why do ye these things ? to consider of this matter. We also are men of like passions with you, and

7 e And when there had been much disputing, 9. & 29, 17. flon 19. preach unto you, that ye should turn from these Peter 1 ose up, and said unto them, Men and breth- Ser.m,300 1.Cor. 8, 4 vanities, unto the living God, which made heaven and {ren, ye know how that a good while ago. God made 7.0.4 Fam. 5. 17. earth, and the sea, and all things that are therein : choice among us, that the Gentiles by my mouth chan 10,45.

, 16 m Who in times past suffered all nations to should hear the word of the gospel, and believe. walk in their own ways.

8 'And God, which knoweth the hearts, bare them ch.10,15 m Ps 81,13. 17. Nevertheless, he left not himself without witness, giving them the Holy Ghost, even as he did 212, 21.1.2 ch 17, so witness, in that he did good, and gave us rain from unto us;

heaven, and fruitful seasons, tilling our hearts with 9. And put no difference between us and them, i n Lev, 26, : food and gladness.

purifying their hearts by faith. 18 And with these sayings scarce restrained they 10 "Now therefore why tempt ye God, to put a Do the people, that they had not done sacrifice unto them. yoke upon the neck of the disciples, which neither 6.2%..

19 1° And there came thither certain Jews from our fathers nor we were able to bear? Wat '5, 15. Antioch and Iconium, who persuaded the people, and 11 ' But we believe that through the grace of the Tirus 2 11. chap. 17,25. having stoned Paul, drew him out of the city, suppo- Lord Jesus Christ we shall be saved, even as they. sing he had been dead.

12 I * Then all the multitude kept silence, and 1.5.& 14, 20 P Howbeit, as the disciples stood round aboutgave audience to Barnabas and Paul, declaring what 10. him, he rose up, and came into the city: and the miracles and wonders God had wrought among the l.fer.52, 47. next day he departed with Barnabas to Derbe. Gentiles by them.

21 And when they had preached the gospel to 13 1 And after they had held their peace, James 1.2 Pet. 1,

that city, and had taught many, they returned again answered, saying, Men und brethren hearken untome: 38. & 16, 2. to Lystra, and to Iconium, and to Antioch,

14 Simeon bath declared how God at the first 11, 12 22. Confirming the souls of the disciples, and did visit the Gentiles, to take out of them a people oGen. 95

exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that we for his name. hom. 1. must through much tribulation enter into the king- 15 And to this agree the words of the prophets : 1772.3 dom of God.

as it is written, 23' And when they t had ordained them elders in 16 After this I will return, and will build again 16, 23. de is, & 11.2.4 every church, and had prayed with fasting, they com- the tabernacle of David, which is fallen down; and I i sam. 14,

mended them to the Lord, on whom they believed. will build again the ruins thereof, and I will set it up : Daniel 1, 2

24 And after they had passed throughout Pisidia, 17 That the residue of men might seek after the 21,1;. leping they came to Pamphylia.

Lord, and all the Gentiles, upon whom my name is 25 And when they had preached the word in called, saith the Lord, who doeth all these things. Perga, they went down into Attalia :

18 Known unto God are all his works, from the & 10, 7, 14,
26 · And thence sailed to Antioch, from whence beginning of the world.
they had been recommended to the grace of God for 19 Wherefore my sentence is, that we trouble not these
the work which they fulfilled.

them, which from among the Gentiles are turned to
27 And wher, they were come, and had gathered God
the church together, they rehearsed all that God had 20 °But that we write unto them, that they abstain

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Letters to the churches.

CHAPTER XVI.

Paul circuinciseth Timothy. from pollutions of idols, and from fornication, and {theus, the son of a certain woman, which was a Jewfrom things strangled, and from blood.

ess, and believed ; but his father was a Greek: 21 ”For Moses of old time liath in every city then 2. Which was well reported of by the brethren eb. 13. z." that preach him, being read in the synagogues every that were at Lystra and Iconium. sabbath-day.

3° Him would Paul have to go forth with him ; . Cor. 9,
22 4 Then pleased it ihe apostles and elders, with and took and circumcised him, because of the Jews Gal. 2, s.
the whole church, to send chosen men of their own which were in those quarters: for they knew all that
coinpauy to Antioch, with Paul and Barnabas; his father was a Greek.
numely, Judas surnamed Barsabas, and Silas, chief 4"And as they went through the cities, they de-ach15. 2
men among the brethren:

livered them the decrees for to keep, that were ordain-
*23 And they wrote letters by them after this man-ed of the apostles and elders which were at Jerusalem.
ner, The apostles and elders, and brethren, send 5 And so were the churches established in the
greeting unto the brethren which are of the Gen-faith, and increased in number daily.
tiles in Antioch, and Syria, and Cilicia:

6 Now when they had gone throughout Phrygia
249 Forasmuch as we have heard that certain and the region of Galatia, and were forbidden of the
Gni. 2,2.4 which went out from us have troubled you with Holy Ghost to preach the word in Asia ;
Titus 1,11. words, subverting your souls, saying, Ye must be 7 After they were come to Mysia, they assayed to

circumcised, and keep the law; to whom we gaveš go into Bithynia : but the Spirit suffered thein not.
no such commandinent :

8 e And they passing by Mysia, came down to g eb. 20, 6.
25 It seemed good unto us, being assembled with Troas.
one accord, to send chosen men unto you, with our 9 1 And a vision appeared to Paul in the night:
beloved Barnabas and Paul;

There stood a man of Macedonia, and prayed him, 26 " Men that have hazarded their lives for the saying, Come over into Macedonia, and help us. name of our Lord Jesus Christ.

10' And after he had seen the vision, immediately (h. 10
27 We have sent therefore Judas and Silas, who we endeavoured to go into Macedonia, assuredly
shall also tell you the same things by mouth. gathering that the Lord had called us for to preach

28 For it seemed good to the Holy Ghost, and to the gospel unto them.
us, to lay upon you no greater burden than these 11 Therefore loosing from Troas, we came with
necessary things;

a straight course to Samothracia, and the next day
29 That ye abstain from meats offered to idols, to Neapolis;
and from blood, and from things strangled, and from 12 And from thence to Philippi, which is the chief
fornication : from which if ye keep yourselves, ye city of that part of Macedonia, and a colony. And
shall do well. Fare ye well.

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we were in that city abiding certain days.
30 1 So when they were dismissed, they came to 138 And on the sabbath we went out of the city g ch. 21,15.
Antioch: and when they had gathered the multitude by a river side, where prayer was wont to be made :
together, they delivered the epistle:

and we sat down, and spake unto the women which
31 Which when they had read, they rejoiced for resorted thither.
the consolation.

14 1 And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller
32 ' And Judas and Silas, being prophets also of purple, of the city of Thyatira, which worshipped
themselves, exhorted the brethren with many words, God, heard us: whose heart the Lord opened, that she
and confirmed them.

attended unto the things which were spoken of Paul. 33 And after they had tarried there a space, they 15 " And when she was baptized, and her house- h Gen. . werelet goin peace from the brethren untotheapostles. hold, she besought us, saying, If ye have judged me Juig is!

31 Notwithstanding, it pleased Silas to abide to be faithful to the Lord, come into my house, and star. 10, 11 there still.

abide there. And she constrained us. 35 Paulalso and Barnabas continued in Antioch, 16 1' And it came to pass, as we went to prayer, teaching and preaching the word of the Lord, with a certain damsel possessed with a spirit of tdivination 11 Sam. 29, many others also.

met us, which brought her masters much gain by C. 19, 24 36 1 *And some days after, Paul said unto Barna- soothsaying: 1. ch. 13,4 bas, Let us go again and visit our brethren, in every 17 The same followed Paul and us, and cried, where

city where we have preached the word of the Lord, saying, These men are the servants of the most high 10 and see how they do.

God, which shew unto us the way of salvation. 37 y And Barnabas determined to take with them 13 And this did she many days. But Paul, be- 4 Mark 16, 2Tim. 4,1 John, whose surname was Mark.

ing grieved, turned and said to the spirit, I command i7 38°? But Paul thought not good to take him with thee in the name of Jesus Christ, to come out of Ch. 23. 13. them, who departed from them from Pamphylia, and her. And he came out the same hour. went not with them to the work.

19 I'And when her masters saw_that the hope 12 Cor. 58 39 And the contention was so sharp between them, of their gains was gone, they caught Paul and Silas, Jer. 32 37. that they departed asunder one from the other : and and drew them into the market-place, unto the rulers, Gal. 1,2so Barnabas took Mark, and sailed unto Cyprus. 20 m And brought them to the magistrates, saying, Kings

-40 And Paul chose Silas, and departed, being re- {These men, being Jews, do exceedingly trouble our ch. 17,6 20. & 17. 11. commended by the brethren unto the grace of God. city,

41 And he went through Syria and Cilicia, con- 21 And teach customs which are not lawful for us ncur. 4; 17: firming the churches.

to receive, neither to observe, being Romans. CHAPTER XVI.

22 " And the multitude rose up together against
1 Paul circumciseth Timothy.... 14 Lydia converted. them: and the magistrates rent off their clothes, and Thes 2. 2
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