Acts 16:1-5 NIV

Timothy Joins Paul and Silas

1 He came to Derbe and then to Lystra,1 where a disciple named Timothy2 lived, whose mother was a Jewess and a believer,3 but whose father was a Greek.
2 The brothers4 at Lystra and Iconium5 spoke well of him.

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      3 Paul wanted to take him along on the journey, so he circumcised him because of the Jews who lived in that area, for they all knew that his father was a Greek.6

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      4 As they traveled from town to town, they delivered the decisions reached by the apostles and elders7 in Jerusalem8 for the people to obey.9

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      5 So the churches were strengthened10 in the faith and grew daily in numbers.11

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