Acts 28:1-10 KJV

1 And when they were escaped , then they knew that the island was called Melita.
2 And the barbarous people shewed us no little kindness: for they kindled a fire, and received us every one, because of the present rain, and because of the cold.
3 And when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks, and laid them on the fire, there came a viper out of the heat, and fastened on his hand.
4 And when the barbarians saw the venomous beast hang on his hand, they said among themselves, No doubt this man is a murderer, whom, though he hath escaped * the sea, yet vengeance suffereth not to live .
5 And he shook off the beast into the fire, and felt no harm.
6 Howbeit they looked when he should have swollen , or fallen down dead suddenly: but after they had looked a great while *, and saw no harm come to him, they changed their minds , and said that he was a god.
7 In the same quarters were possessions of the chief man of the island, whose name was Publius; who received us, and lodged us three days courteously.
8 And it came to pass , that the father of Publius lay sick of a fever and of a bloody flux: to whom Paul entered in , and prayed , and laid his hands on him, and healed him.
10 Who also honoured us with many honours ; and when we departed , they laded us with such things as were necessary.