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Acts 13:1-4 NIV

Barnabas and Saul Sent Off

1 Now in the church at Antioch there were prophets and teachers: Barnabas, Simeon called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen (who had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch) and Saul.

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2 While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.”

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3 So after they had fasted and prayed, they placed their hands on them and sent them off.

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On Cyprus

4 The two of them, sent on their way by the Holy Spirit, went down to Seleucia and sailed from there to Cyprus.

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      Study tools for Acts 13:1-4

      • a 13:18 - Some manuscripts "he cared for them"
      • b 13:33 - Psalm 2:7
      • c 13:34 - Isaiah 55:3
      • d 13:35 - Psalm 16:10 (see Septuagint)
      • e 13:41 - Hab. 1:5
      • f 13:47 - The Greek is singular.
      • g 13:47 - The Greek is singular.
      • h 13:47 - Isaiah 49:6