Acts 13:1-6 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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      5 When they arrived at Salamis, they proclaimed the word of God in the Jewish synagogues. John was with them as their helper.

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      6 They traveled through the whole island until they came to Paphos. There they met a Jewish sorcerer and false prophet named Bar-Jesus,

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