Acts 13

Chapter 13

13:1  Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers; as Barnabas, and Simeon that was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen, which had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.

Herod

See margin ref., (See Scofield "Matthew 14:1") .

13:6  And when they had gone through the isle unto Paphos, they found a certain sorcerer, a false prophet, a Jew, whose name was Barjesus:

sorcerer

(Greek - mavgo )." See Matthew 2:1, "wise men." The same word was used for a vulgar magician, and for a true wise man of the East.

13:7  Which was with the deputy of the country, Sergius Paulus, a prudent man; who called for Barnabas and Saul, and desired to hear the word of God.

deputy

proconsul (Roman).

13:22  And when he had removed him, he raised up unto them David to be their king; to whom also he gave testimony, and said, I have found David the son of Jesse, a man after mine own heart, which shall fulfil all my will.

said See, 1 Samuel 13:14 ; Psalms 89:20 .

See Kingdom note, Zechariah 12:8 ; 1 Corinthians 15:28 ; 2 Samuel 7:8-17 .

(See Scofield "2 Samuel 7:16") .

13:23  Of this man's seed hath God according to his promise raised unto Israel a Saviour, Jesus:

Saviour

(See Scofield "Romans 1:16") .

13:26  Men and brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and whosoever among you feareth God, to you is the word of this salvation sent.

salvation

(See Scofield "Romans 1:16") .

13:38  Be it known unto you therefore, men and brethren, that through this man is preached unto you the forgiveness of sins:

sins

Sin. (See Scofield "Romans 3:23") .

13:39  And by him all that believe are justified from all things, from which ye could not be justified by the law of Moses.

all things

(See Scofield "Romans 1:16") .

13:41  Behold, ye despisers, and wonder, and perish: for I work a work in your days, a work which ye shall in no wise believe, though a man declare it unto you.

work

See, Habakkuk 1:5 .

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