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Acts 11

Chapter 11

11:13  And he shewed us how he had seen an angel in his house, which stood and said unto him, Send men to Joppa, and call for Simon, whose surname is Peter;

angel

(See Scofield "Hebrews 1:4") .

11:14  Who shall tell thee words, whereby thou and all thy house shall be saved.

saved

(See Scofield "Romans 1:16") .

11:15  And as I began to speak, the Holy Ghost fell on them, as on us at the beginning.

as on us

even as on us. Cf. Acts 2:1-4 ; 15:7-9 .

11:19  Now they which were scattered abroad upon the persecution that arose about Stephen travelled as far as Phenice, and Cyprus, and Antioch, preaching the word to none but unto the Jews only.

Phenice

Phoenicia.

11:20  And some of them were men of Cyprus and Cyrene, which, when they were come to Antioch, spake unto the Grecians, preaching the Lord Jesus.

Grecians

Hellenists, i.e. Grecian Jews.

11:28  And there stood up one of them named Agabus, and signified by the Spirit that there should be great dearth throughout all the world: which came to pass in the days of Claudius Caesar.

world

"oikoumene" = "inhabited earth." (See Scofield "Luke 2:1") .

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