For this is what the Lord has commanded us: " 'I have made youa a light for the Gentiles,1 that youb may bring salvation to the ends of the earth.'c "248
When the Gentiles heard this, they were glad and honored the word of the Lord;3 and all who were appointed for eternal life believed.
The word of the Lord 4 spread through the whole region.
But the Jews incited the God-fearing women of high standing and the leading men of the city. They stirred up persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and expelled them from their region.551
So they shook the dust from their feet6 in protest against them and went to Iconium.752
And the disciples8 were filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit.9