and called out, "Stand up on your feet!"1 At that, the man jumped up and began to walk.2
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When the crowd saw what Paul had done, they shouted in the Lycaonian language, "The gods have come down to us in human form!"3
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Barnabas they called Zeus, and Paul they called Hermes because he was the chief speaker.4
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The priest of Zeus, whose temple was just outside the city, brought bulls and wreaths to the city gates because he and the crowd wanted to offer sacrifices to them.
But when the apostles Barnabas and Paul heard of this, they tore their clothes5 and rushed out into the crowd, shouting:
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"Men, why are you doing this? We too are only men,6 human like you. We are bringing you good news,7 telling you to turn from these worthless things8 to the living God,9 who made heaven and earth10 and sea and everything in them.11
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In the past, he let12 all nations go their own way.13
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Yet he has not left himself without testimony:14 He has shown kindness by giving you rain from heaven and crops in their seasons;15 he provides you with plenty of food and fills your hearts with joy."16
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Even with these words, they had difficulty keeping the crowd from sacrificing to them.
Then some Jews17 came from Antioch and Iconium18 and won the crowd over. They stoned Paul19 and dragged him outside the city, thinking he was dead.
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But after the disciples20 had gathered around him, he got up and went back into the city. The next day he and Barnabas left for Derbe.
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