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Paul and Silas imprisoned.

THE ACTS.

Paul preacheth at Berea, and Athens. them, they cast them into prison, charging the jailer {city on an uproar, and assaulted the house of Jason, to keep em safely:

and sought to bring them out to the people. 24 Who having received such a charge, thrust 6 And when they found them not, they drew them into the inner prison, and made their feet fast Jason and certain brethren unto the rulers of the 13, 17, in the stocks.

city, crying, These that have turned the world up-
25 1 P And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, side down, are come hither also;
and sang praises untu God: and the prisoners heard 7 Whom Jason hath received: and these all do eLuke 25,2
them.

contrary to the decrees of Cesar, saying that there is
26 9 And suddenly there was a great earthquake, another king, one Jesus.
so that the foundations of the prison were Shaken: 8 And they troubled the people, and the rulers of
and immediately all the doors were opened, and the city, when they heard these things.
every one's bands were loosed.

9 And when they had taken security of Jason, and
21 And the keeper of the prison awaking out of of the other, they let them go.
his sleep, and seeing the prison-doors open, he drew 10 1' And the brethren immediately sent away fch. 9, 25.
out his sword, and would have killed himself, sup-Paul and Silas by night unto Berea : who coming
posing that the prisoners had been fled:

thither, went into the synagogue of the Jews. 28 But Paul cried with a loud voime, saying, Do 11 : These were more noble than those in Thes- Isa. 94,16 thyself no harm ; for we are all here.

salonica, in that they received the word with all 23. 29 Then he called for a light, and sprang in, and readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, 27,1% came trembling, and fell down before Pauland Silas; whether those things were so.

30' And brought them out, and said, Sirs, what 12 Therefore many of them believed: also of. 36. & 6,47: must I do to be saved?

honourable women which were Greeks, and of men, 31 And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, not a few. John 5, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house,

13 I" But when the Jews of Thessalonica had h 1 Thea
32 And they spake unto him the word of the Lord, knowledge that the word of God was preached of
and to all that were in his house.

Paul at Berea, they came thither also, and stirred up
33 And he took them the same hour of the night, the people.
and washed their stripes; and was baptized, he and 14 And then immediately the brethren sent away
all his, straightway:

Paul, to go as it were to the sea : but Silas and 18, 1. 34 And when he had brought thenı into his Timotheus abode there still. 29. & 19, 6.

house, he set meat before them, and rejoiced, believ- 15 * And they that conducted Paul brought him eveness
ing in God, with all his house.
unto Athens: and receiving a commandment unto ebap. 16

, 6 35 And when it was day, the magistrates sent the Silas and Timotheus, for to come to him with all scrgeants, saying, Let those men go.

speed, they departed. 36 And the keeper of the prison told this saying

16 I'Now while Paul waited for them at Athens, & to Paul, The magistrates have sent to let you go:{his spirit was stirred in him, when he saw the city A. D. now therefore depart, and go in peace.

wholly given to idolatry. 37 But Paul said unto them, They have beaten 17'Therefore disputed he in the synagogue with "z verse us openly uncondemned, being Romans, and have the Jews, and with the devout persons, and in the cast us into prison; and now do they thrust us out market daily with them that met with him. privily ? nay verily; but let them come themselves, 18 Then certain philosophers of the Epicureans, and fetch us out.

and of the Stoicks, encountered him. And some said,
38 And the sergeants told these words unto the What will this babbler say? other some, He seemeth
magistrates : and they feared, when they heard that to be a setter forth of strange gods: because he
they were Romans.

preached unto them Jesus, and the resurrection.
39 And they came and besought them and brought 19 And they took him and brought him unto.
them out, and desired them to depart out of the city: Areopagus, saying, May we know what this new

40 And they went out of the prison, and entered doctrine, whereof thou speakest, is ?
into the house of Lydia : and when they had seen the 20 For thou bringest certain strange things to our
brethren, they comforted them, and departed. ears: we would know therefore what these things
CHAPTER XVII.

mean.
i Paul preacheth at Thessalonica, 10 and at Berea : 32 some

21 (For all the Athenians, and strangers which
mock, others believe.

were there, spent their time in nothing else, but
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TOW when they had passed through Amphipolis, either to tell or to hear some new thing.)

and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, 22 1 Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars-bill. Gen. where was a synagogue of the Jews.

and said, Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all p.336. * 2 * And Paul, as his manner was, went in unto things ye are too superstitious. pent. 9, 4. them, and three sabbath-days reasoned with them 23 For as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, out of the scriptures,

I found an altar with this inscription, TO THEKS 3 Opening and t alleging, that Christ must needs UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore ye igno- .Gen 2 :

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have suffered, and risen again from the dead; and {rantly worship, him declare I unto you. 2016, 12 that this Jesus, whom I preach unto you, is Christ. 24 God that made the world, and all things

4. And some of them believed, and consorted with therein, seeing that he is Lord of heaven and earth, 33, . seeing Paul and Silas ; and of the devout Greeks a great dwelleth not in temples made with hands;

multitude, and of the chief women not a few. 25 ° Neither is worshipped with men's hands, as 6,25

5 1 But the Jews which believed not, moved with though he needed any thing; seeing he giveth to Deco. 12.5 verne 17. envy, took unto them certain lewd fellows of the all, life, and breath, and all things; cho , 24. baser sort, and gathered a coinpany, and set all the 26 P And hath made of one hlood all nations of R.

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Paul preacheth at Corinth :
CHAPTER XVIII....XIX.

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hath determined the times before appointed, and the mouth, Gallio said unto the Jews, If it were a matter
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bounds of their habitation ;

of wrong, or wicked lewdness, O ye Jews, reason
27 That they should seek the Lord, if haply they would that I should bear with you :
might feel after him, and find hiin, though he be not 15 But if it be a question of words and names, and
far from every one of us :

of your law, look ye to it; for I will be no judge of
28 For in him we live, and move, and have our such mutters.
being; as certain also of your own poets have said, 16 And he drave them from the judgment-seat.
For we are also his offspring.

17 Then all the Greeks took Sosthenes, the chief 11 Cor. 1, 1 perit

29 Forasmuch then as we are the offspring of ruler of the synagogue, and beat him before the judgGod, we ought not to think that the Godhead is like ment-seat. And Galliocared for none of those things. unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man's 18 1 *And Paul after this tarried there yet a good Num. 6, device.

while, and then took his leave of the brethren, and ch. 21, 24 30'And the times of this ignorance God winked at, sailed thence into Syria, and with him Priscilla and 14.16 . but now commandeth all men every where to repent: Aquila ; having shorr; his head in Cenchrea : for he

31 Because he hath appointed a day in the which had a vow, pituus 3 . he will judge the world in righteousness, by that 19 And he came to Ephesus, and left them there :

man whom he hath ordained; whereof he hath given but he himself entered into the synagogue, and reas Mal 25, assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him soned with the Jews. from the dead.

20 When they desired him to tarry longer time 32 1 And when they heard of the resurrection of with them, he consented not; Hovin 14.9. the dead, some mocked : and others said, We will 21 'But bade then farewell, saying, I must by all 14:19, 1, hear thee again of this matter.

means keep this feast that corneth in Jerusalem: hut 120.4.14 33 So Paul departed from among them.

I will return again unto you, is God will. And he Hcb. 6, s. 34. Howbeit certain mon clave unto him, and be-sailed from Ephesus. lieved: among the which was Dionysius the areolar 22 And when he had landed at Cesarea, and gone gite, and a woman named Damaris, and otsers with up, and saluted the church, he went down to Antioch. them.

23 m And after he had spent some time there, he m comp. 14, CHAPTER XVIII.

departed, and went over all the country of Galatia 22 de 13, 32" 3 Paul, labouring with his hands, and preaching at Corinth, and Phrygia in order, strengthening all the disciples. 9 is encouraged in a vision, &c.

21 1 r And a certain Jew named Apollos, born at in Rom. 16

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25 This man was instructed in the way of the oth. ...
in Pontus, lately come from Italy, with leis wile Pris-{Lord; and being fervent in me spirit, he spake and
cilia; (because that Claudius had commanded all taught diligently the things of the Lord, knowing
Jews to depart from Rome ;) and came unto them. only the baptism of John.

3 "And because he was of the same craft, he abode 26 And he began to speak boldly in the synagogue: 2 OF: 11,3. with them, and wrought: for by their occupation whom when Aquila and Priscilla har heard, they irect 2 they were tent-makers.

took him into them, and expounded unto hin the
Á And he reasoned in the synagogue every sabbath, way of God more perfectly.
and persuaded the Jews and the Greeks.

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from Macedonia, Paul was pressed in spirit, and tes-him: who, when he was come, helped them much Eph. 3, 7.
titied to the Jew's that Jesus was Christ.

which hird believed through grace :
6 And when they opposed themselves, and blas- 28 For he mightily convinced the lews,und that pụb-

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CHAPTER XIX.
from henceforth I will go unto the Gentiles. 6 The Holy Ghost given by the laying on of Paul's hands.
7 1 And he departed thence, and entered into a

17 Many believe the gospel.
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8 And Crispus, the chief ruler of the synagogue, coasts,caine to Ephesus; and findingcertain disciples,
believed on the Lord, with all his house : and many 2 'He said unto them, Have ye received the Holy nsohn 7, 59
of ihe Corinthians hearing, believed, and were bap-Ghost since ye believed? And they said unto him,
tized.

We have not so much as heard whether there be any
91 'Then spake the Lord to Paul in the night Holy Ghost.
by a vision, Be not afraid, but speak, and hold not 3 And he said unto them, Unto what then were
thy peace:

ye baptized? And they said, Unto John's baptism.
10 For I am with thee, and no man shall set on 4 Then said Paul, John verily baptized with Mat. 5,11
in 28 . thee, to hurt thee: for I have much people in this city. the baptism of repentance, saying unto :he people, Mark 1, 4,8

11 And he continued there a year and six months, that they should believe ou hin which should come be 1% teaching the word of God among them.

after him that is, on Christ Jesus. 12 1 And when Gallio was the deputy of Achaia, 5 When they heard this, they were baptized in 24. the Jews made insurrection with one accord against the name of the Lord Jesus. Paul, and brought him to the judgment-seat,

6. And when Paul had laid his hands upon them ,6. 13 Saying, This fellow persuadeth men to wor- the Holy Ghost came on them; and they spake with & 11. ship God contrary to the law.

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THE ACTS.

It is appeased by the town-clerk. 7 And all the men were about twelve.

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8 * And he went into the synagogue, and spake with one accord into the theatre. boldly for the space of three months, disputing, and

30 And when Paul would have entered in unto persuading the things concerningthekingdomof God. the people, the disciples suffered him not.

9 But when divers were hardened, and believed,.31 And certain of the chief of Asia, which were 4 22.7.& not, but spake evil of that way before the multitude, his friends, sent unto him, desiring him that he would

tim.1,... he departed from them, and separated the disciples, not adventure himself into the theatre. 2 Pet. 2 2 disputing daily in the school of one Tyrannus.

32 Some therefore cried one thing, and some an10. And this continued by the space of two years; other; for the assembly was confused: and the more so that all they which dwelt in Asia heard the word part knew not wherefore they were come together. of the Lord Jesus, both Jews and Greeks.

33 And they drew Alexander out of the multi-ch. 12, 17. 11 And God wrought special miracles by thetude, the Jews putting him forward. And Alexander 25, 4. ch. 13, 11. hands of Paul:

beckoned with the hand, and would have made his Tim 1, 2 12 i So that from his body were brought unto the defence unto the people. Jotn 14, sick handkerchiefs or aprons, and the diseases depart- 34 But when they knew that he was a Jew, all chap. 5, 15. ed from them, and the evil spirits went out of them. with one voice, about the space of two hours, cried

, 13 I * Then certain of the vagabond Jews, exor- out, Great is Diana of the Ephesians ! k Mat. 12, cists, took upon them to call over them which had 35 And when the town-clerk had appeased the Mark 9, sa evil spirits, the name of the Lord Jesus, saying, We people, he said, Ye men of Ephesus, what man is

, ljuke 8, adjure you by Jesus, whom Paul preacheth. there that knoweth not how that the city of the Ephe

14 And there were seven sons of one Sceva, a Jew, s sians is a worshipper of the great goddess Diana,
and chief of the priests, which did so.

and of the image which fell down from Jupiter ?
15 And the evil spirit answered and said, Jesus 36 Seeing then that these things cannot be spoken
I know, and Paul I know; but who are ye? against, ye ought to be quiet, and to do nothing

16 And the man in whom the evil spirit was, leaped rashly,
on them, and overcame them, and prevailed against

37 For ye have brought hither these men, which
them, so that they fled out of that house naked and are neither robbers of churches, nor yet blasphemers
wounded.

of your goddess.
17 And this was known to all the Jews and Greeks 33 Wherefore if Demetrius, and the craftsmen
also dwelling at Ep :ests; and fear fell on them all, which are with him, have a matter against any man,
and the name of the Lord Jesus was magnified. the law is open, and there are deputies: let them

18 'And many that believed, came, and confessed, implead one another.
and shewed their deeds.

39 But if ye inquire any thing concerning other 19 Many also of them which used curious arts, matters, it shall be determined in a lawful assembly. brought their books together, and burned them before 40 For we are in danger to be called in question all men: and they counted the price of them, and for this day's uproar, there being no cause whereby found it ifty thousand pieces of silver.

we may give an account of this

concourse.
20 m So mightily grew the word of God, and pre- 41 And when he had thus spoken, he dismissed
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the assembly.
21 I" After these things were ended, Paul pur-

CHAPTER XX. , posed in the spirit, when he had passed through Ma- 1 Paul goeth to Macedonia ; 7 he celebrateth the Lord's sup* 23, 11. de cedonia ad Achaia, to go to Jerusalem, saying, After per, and preacheth....9 Eutychus, falling down dead, 10 is bom, 15,25. I have been there, I must also see Rome.

raised to lite. 22° So he sent into Macedonia two of them that "A unto him the disciples, and embraced them, and continua Rom. 16,23. ministered unto him, Timotheus and Erastus; but he himself stayed in Asia for a season.

departed, for to go into Macedonia.
23 P And the same time there arose no small stir 2 And when he had gone over those parts, and had
about that way.

given them much exhortation, he came into Greece,
249 For a certain man named Demetrius, a silver- 3 And there abode three months. And when
smith, which made silver shrines for Diana, brought the Jews laid wait for him, as he was about to sail
no small gain unto the craftsmen ;

into Syria, he purposed to return through Macedonia. 1939 25 Whom he called together with the workmen of 4 And there accompanied him into Asia, Sopater %2.

° like occupation, and said, Sirs, ye know that by this of Berea; and of the Thessalonians, Aristarchusand 3 craft we have our wealth.

Secundus; and Gaius of Derbe, and Timotheus; and ccb. 16, 26 'Moreover, ye see and hear, that not alone at of Asia, Tychicus, and Trophimus. 15. Ephesus, but almost throughout all Asia, this Paul 5 These going before, tarried for us at Troas.

} hath persuaded and turned away much people,saying, 6 And we sailed away from Philippi after the entire

Eph that they be no gods, which are made with hands: days of unleavened bread, and came unto them to 2Tim.

27 So that not only this our craft is in danger to be Troas in five days; where we abode seven days.
set at nought; but also that the temple of the great 7 1 “And upon the first day of the week, when
goddess Diana should be despised, and her magnifi-'s the disciples came together to break bread, Paul
cence should be destroyed, whom all Asia and the preached unto them, ready to depart on the morrow;
world worshippeth.

and continued his speech until midnight.
28 And when they heard these sayings, they were 8 And there were many lights in the upper cham-

full of wrath, and cried out, saying, Great is Dianaber, where they were gathered together.
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9 And there sat in a window a certain young man 29 'And the whole city was filled with confusion:named Eutychus, being fallen into a decp sleep: and Portom. 24. and having caught Gaius and Aristarchus, men of as Paul was long preaching, he sunk down with sleep,

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Paul's integrity :

CHAPTER XXI

He taketh leuve of the el.lers. and fell down from the third loft, and was taken ups and to the word of his grace, which is able to build dead.

you up, and to give you an inheritance among all 10 ° And Paul went down, and fell on him, and them which are sanctified.

embracing him, said, Trouble not yourselves; for his 33 I have coveted no man's silver, or gold, or si Sam. 12 i kingi 1 life is in him.

apparel. 11 When he therefore was come up again, and had 34 Yea, ye yourselves know that these hands 11, 2.

" 9. broken bread, and eaten, and talked a long while, have ministered unto my necessities, and to them even till break of day, so he departed.

that were with me. 12 And they brought the young man alive, and, 35 * I have shewed you all things, how that som

* were not a little comforted.

labouring ye ought to support the weak : and to 2Thes. 3, 8. 13 1 And we went before to ship, and sailed unto remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, : Mat 10, Assos, there intending to take in Paul: for so had } It is more blessed to give than to receive. he appointed, minding himself to go afoot.

36 1 'And when he had thus spoken, he kneeled in these. 5, 14 And when he met with us at Assos, we took down, and prayed with them all. him in, and came to Mitylene.

37 ?And they all wept sore, and fell on Paul's ych. 21, 6. 15 And we sailed thence, and came the next day neck, and kissed him; over against Chios; and the next day we arrived 38 Sorrowing most of all for the words which he "4.& 16, 23. at Samos, and tarried at Trogyllium ; and the next spake, that they should see his face no more. And duy we came to Miletus.

they accompanied him unto the shir.
16' For Paul had determined to sail by Ephesus,

CHAPTER XXI.
because he would not spend the time in Asia; for he i Paul, journeying to Jerusalem, cometh to Philip's house,
hasted, if it were possible for him, to be at Jerusalem whose daughters prophesied....17 Paul, at Jerusalem, 27 is
the day of Pentecost.

apprehended, 31 but rescued by the chief captain.
112 I And from Miletus he sent to Ephesus, and 'A ND it came to pass that after we were tgotten
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from , 18, 21. & 20, 18 . And when they were come to him, he said a straight course unto Coos, and the day following 2 12. unto them, Ye know, from the first day that I came unto Rhodes, and from thence unto Patara : into Asia, after what manner I have been with you 2 And finding a ship sailing over unto Phenicia, 2.2, 54

we went aboard, and set forth. 19 Serving the Lord with all humility of mind, 3 Now when we had discovered Cyprus, we left ich; 19; 21. and with many tears, and temptations, which befeli { it on the left hand, and sailed into Syria, and landed me by the laying in wait of the Jews:

at Tyre: for there the ship was to unlade her burden. 20 And how I kept back nothing that was profita- 4. And finding disciples, we tarried there seven bch. 20, 28 Thes, ble unto you, but have shewed you, and have taught days: who said to Paul through the Spirit, that he Rom. 8, 3. you publickly, and from house to house,

should not go up to Jerusalem. 21 - Testifying both to the Jews, and also to the 5° And when we had accomplished those days, ch. 1€ 15. 2018. Greeks, repentance tokvard God, and faith toward { we departed and went our way: and they all brought $ 6, 4, 9. & our Lord Jesus Christ.

us on our way, with wives and children, till we were
22' And now, behold, I go bound in the spirit unto out of the city: and we kneeled down on the shore,
Jerusalem, not knowing the things that shall befall and prayed.
me there :

6 And when we had taken our leave one of another,
23 Save that the Holy Ghost witnesseth in every we took ship; and they returned home again.
Col. 1, 24, city, saying that bonds and afflictions abide me. 7 And when we had finished our course from Tyre,

24 But none of these things move ine, neither we came to Ptolemais, and saluced the brethren, and zm. count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finisin abode with them one day. Titus f; 3. my course with joy: and the ministry, which I have 8 “And the next day, we that were of Paul's com- deb. 0,5. het, 10 i received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of pany departed, and came unto Cesarea : and we przej 10 the grace of God.

entered into the house of Philip the evangelist, which 25 And now, behold, I know that ye all,'among was one of the seven; and abode with him. Luke 7, whom I have gone preaching the kingdom of God, 9. And the same man had four daughters, virgins, eJoel 2, 28

, Eph. 1, 11. shall see my face no more.

which did prophesy.
26 Wherefore I take you to record this day, that 10. And as we tarried there many days, there Sch. 11, 22
I am pure from the blood of all men;

came down from Judea a certain prophet, named
27 - For I have not shunned to declare unto you Agabus.
all the counsel of God.

11 And when he was come untous, he took Paul's 30.2 28 1°Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and girdle, and bound his own hands and feet, and said, 31,720,23 Col.?; "id" to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath Thus saith the Holy Ghost, So shall the Jews at Ep 22 2.17; 1." made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which Jerusalem bind the man that owneth this girdle, and 1.4, 13. I. 1, 19. he hath purchased with his own blood.

shall deliver him into the hands of the Gentiles. 29 p For I know this, that after my departing, shall 12 " And when we heard these things, both we, 1 Mat. 16. 1. Mat. 7, grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the and they of that place, besought him pot to go up to 2 Pet. 2, 1. flock.

Jerusalem. 30 'Also of your own seives shall men arise, speak-13 . Then Paul answered, What mean ye to learn

' , chap. 1; 17. ing perverse things,to draw away disciplesafter them. weep and to break my heart? for I am ready not more.

31 'Therefore watch, and remember, that by the to be bound only, but also to die at Jerusalem for Ich. 19, 10. space of three years I ceased not to warn every one the name of the Lord Jesus. night and day with tears.

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Paul comieth to Jerusalem :

TILE ACTS.

tie declareth his conversion: 15 And after those days we took us o ir carriages, { 35 And when he came upon the stairs, so it

was,

DOMINI and went up to Jerusalem.

that he was horne of the soldiers, for the violence of 16 There went with us also certain of the disci- the reople. ples of Cesarea, and brought with them one Mnason 36" For the multitude of the people followed after, jaluke 23, of Cyprus,anolddisciple,with whom we should lodge. crying, Away with him!

17'1 And when we were come to Jerusalem, ihe 37 1 And as Paul was to be led into the castle,
brethren received us gladly.

he said unto the chief captain, May I speak unto
18 "And the day following Paul went in with us thee? who said, Canst thou speak Greek?
unto James; and all the elders were present.

38 Art not thou that Egyptian, which before these
19 "And when he had saluted them, he declared days madest an uproar, and leddest out into the wil-
particularly what things God had wrought among derness four thousand men that were murderers ?
the Gentiles by his ministry.

39 - But Paul said, I am a man which am a Jew of 2 ch.0, 11, 20°And when they heard it, they glorified the Lord, Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, a citizen of no mean city: and

and said unto him, Thou seest, brother, how many I beseech thee, suffer me to speak unto the people. Rom. 102 thousands of Jews there are which believe; and thuy 40 *And when he had given him license, Paulstood acte are all zealous of the law:

on the stairs, and beckoned with the hand unto the & 19, 38.
21 And they are informed of thee, that thou teach-speople: and when there was made a great silence,
est all the Jews which are among the Gentiles to for-he spake unto them in the Hebrew tongue, saying,
sake Moses, saying, That they ought not to circum-

CIIAPTER XXII.
cise their children, neither to walk after the customs. 1 Paul declareth how he was converted; 25 he escapeth
22 What is it therefore? the multitude must needs

scourging, being a Roman citizen.
: that thou art come
23 'Do therefore this that we say to the cow. "MEN, brethren, and fathers, hear ye my defence, ach 17,9

which I unto have four men which have a vow on them;

2 (And when they heard that he spake in the He2. Them take, and purify thyself with them, and brew tongue to them, they kept the more silence : be at charges with them, that they may shave their and he saith,) heads: and all may know, that those things whereof 3 I am verily a man which am a Jew, born in b chap. 5; they were informed concerning thee, are nothing, but Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, yet brought up in this city, & 21, 2 that thou thysel! also walkest orderly, and keepest at the feet of Gamaliel, and taught according to the user 8. the law.

perfect manner of the law of the fathers, and was Ramo.03.2 25 4 As touching the Gentiles which believe, we zealous toward God, as ye all are this day. have written, and concluded that they observe no 4 °And I persecuted this way unto the death, bind- Gal. 2, 14, such thing, save only that they keep theniselves from ing and delivering into prisons both men and women. things offered to idols, and from blood, and from 5 “As also the high priest doth bear me witness, 112,8 ,

& strangled, and from fornication.

and all the estate of the elders: from whom also I 26, 26 "Then Paul took the men ; and the next day received letters unto the brethren, and went to Da-, purifyivg himself with them, entered into the temple, mascus, to bring them which were there, bound unto Philip.,,, to signify the accomplishment of the days of purifi- } Jerusalem, for to be punished. cation, until that an offering should be offered for 6 And it came to pass, that as I made my jour- & 26, 12. every one of thein.

ney, and was come nigh unto Damascus about noon, .ch. 9, 5, 27 1 And when the seven days were almost ended,suddenly there shone from heaven a great light 1 Cor.15, 6. the Jews which were of Asia, when they saw him in round about me. the temple, stirred up all the people, and laid hands ? 'And I fell unto the ground, and heard a voice is on bim,

saying unto me, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me? 28 Crying out, Men of Israel, help: this is the 8 And I answered, Who art thou, Lord? And man that teacheth all men every where against the he said unto me, I am Jesus of Nazareth, whom people, and the law, and this place; and further, thou persecutest, brought Greeks also into the temple, and hath pol. 9 And they that were with me saw indeed the 33 luted this holy place.

light, and were afraid; but they || heard not the voice Pets 11. 29'(For they had seen before with him in the city, of him that spake to me. 2 Tinu. 4,20. Trophimus, an Ephesian, whom they supposed that 10 And I said, What shall I do, Lord ? And the 1 Cor. 14, 2. Paul had brought into the temple.)

Lord said unto me, Arise, and go into Damascus ; ! That the 30 " And all the city was moved, and the people and there it shall be told thee of all things which ran together: and they took Paul, and drew him out are appointed for thee to do. of the temple: and forthwith the doors were shut. 11 And when I could not see for the glory of that many 31 And as they went about to kill him, tidings light, being led by the hand of them that were with chap

. 3.2

. came unto the chief captain of the band, that all Jeru-{me, I came into Damascus. salem was in an uproar :

12 'And one Ananias, a devout man according to eh. 9, 17.
32 Who immediately took soldiers and centurions, the law, having a good report of all the Jews which
and ran down unto them: and when they saw the dwelt there,
chief captain and the soldiers,they left beating of Paul. 13 Came unto me, and stood, and said unto me,

33 · Then the chief captain came near, and took { Brother Saul, receive thy sight. And the same hour
him, and commanded himtobe bound with twochains; I looked up upon him.
and demanded who he was, and what he had done. 14 And he said, The God of our fathers hath chosen

34 And some cried one thing, some another, among thee, that thou shouldest know his will, and see that
the multitude; and when he could not know the Just One, and shouldest hear the voice of his mouth.
certainty for the tumult, be commanded him to be 15 For thou shalt be his witness unto all men, of
carried into the castle,

what thou hast seen and heard.

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