Acts 17:1-10 NIV

In Thessalonica

1 When they had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica,1 where there was a Jewish synagogue.

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2 As his custom was, Paul went into the synagogue,2 and on three Sabbath3 days he reasoned with them from the Scriptures,4

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3 explaining and proving that the Christa had to suffer5 and rise from the dead.6 "This Jesus I am proclaiming to you is the Christ,b "7 he said.

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    • a 17:3 - Or "Messiah"
    • b 17:3 - Or "Messiah"
      4 Some of the Jews were persuaded and joined Paul and Silas,8 as did a large number of God-fearing Greeks and not a few prominent women.

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      5 But the Jews were jealous; so they rounded up some bad characters from the marketplace, formed a mob and started a riot in the city.9 They rushed to Jason's10 house in search of Paul and Silas in order to bring them out to the crowd.c

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        • c 17:5 - Or "the assembly of the people"
          6 But when they did not find them, they dragged11 Jason and some other brothers12 before the city officials, shouting: "These men who have caused trouble all over the world13 have now come here,14

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          7 and Jason has welcomed them into his house. They are all defying Caesar's decrees, saying that there is another king, one called Jesus."15

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          8 When they heard this, the crowd and the city officials were thrown into turmoil.
          9 Then they made Jason16 and the others post bond and let them go.

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              In Berea

              10 As soon as it was night, the brothers sent Paul and Silas17 away to Berea.18 On arriving there, they went to the Jewish synagogue.19

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