Paul at Thessalonica

2 And 2according to Paul's custom, he went to them, and for three 3Sabbaths reasoned with them from 4the Scriptures,

References for Acts 17:2

3 explaining and giving evidence that the Christ 5had to suffer and 6rise again from the dead, and saying, "7This Jesus whom I am proclaiming to you is the Christ."

References for Acts 17:3

    • a 17:3 - Lit "opening"
    • b 17:3 - Lit "placing before"
    • c 17:3 - I.e. Messiah
    • d 17:3 - I.e. Messiah
      4 8And some of them were persuaded and joined 9Paul and Silas, along with a large number of the 10God-fearing 11Greeks and a number * of the 12leading women.

      References for Acts 17:4

        • e 17:4 - Lit "and a large"
        • f 17:4 - Lit "not a few"
          5 But 13the Jews, becoming jealous and taking along some wicked men from the market place, formed a mob and set the city in an uproar; and attacking the house of 14Jason, they were seeking to bring them out to the people.
          6 When they did not find them, they began 15dragging Jason and some brethren before the city authorities, shouting, "These men who have upset 16the world have come here also;

          References for Acts 17:6

            • g 17:6 - Lit "the inhabited earth"
              7 and Jason 17has welcomed them, and they all act 18contrary to the decrees of Caesar, saying that there is another king, Jesus."

              References for Acts 17:7

                • h 17:7 - Lit "whom Jason has welcomed"
                  8 They stirred up the crowd and the city authorities who heard these things.
                  9 And when they had received a pledge from 19Jason and the others, they released them.

                  References for Acts 17:9