Acts 1:15; Acts 6:7; Acts 8:6; Acts 11:24; Acts 11:26; Acts 13:45; Acts 14:11; Acts 14:13-14; Acts 14:18-19; Acts 16:22; Acts 17:8; Acts 17:13; Acts 19:26; Acts 19:33; Acts 19:35; Acts 21:27; Acts 21:34-35; Acts 24:18
At this time Peter stood up in the midst of the brethren (a gathering of about one hundred and twenty persons was there together ), and said,
The word of God kept on spreading; and the number of the disciples continued to increase greatly in Jerusalem, and a great many of the priests were becoming obedient to the faith.
The crowds with one accord were giving attention to what was said by Philip, as they heard and saw the signs which he was performing.
for he was a good man, and full of the Holy Spirit and of faith. And considerable numbers were brought to the Lord .
and when he had found him, he brought him to Antioch. And for an entire year they met with the church and taught considerable numbers; and the disciples were first called Christians in Antioch.
But when the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy and began contradicting the things spoken by Paul, and were blaspheming.
When the crowds saw what Paul had done, they raised their voice, saying in the Lycaonian language, "The gods have become like men and have come down to us."
The priest of Zeus, whose temple was just outside the city, brought oxen and garlands to the gates, and wanted to offer sacrifice with the crowds.
But when the apostles Barnabas and Paul heard of it, they tore their robes and rushed out into the crowd, crying out
Even saying these things, with difficulty they restrained the crowds from offering sacrifice to them.
But Jews came from Antioch and Iconium, and having won over the crowds, they stoned Paul and dragged him out of the city, supposing him to be dead.
The crowd rose up together against them, and the chief magistrates tore their robes off them and proceeded to order them to be beaten with rods.
They stirred up the crowd and the city authorities who heard these things.
But when the Jews of Thessalonica found out that the word of God had been proclaimed by Paul in Berea also, they came there as well, agitating and stirring up the crowds.
"You see and hear that not only in Ephesus, but in almost all of Asia, this Paul has persuaded and turned away a considerable number of people, saying that gods made with hands are no gods at all.
Some of the crowd concluded it was Alexander, since the Jews had put him forward; and having motioned with his hand, Alexander was intending to make a defense to the assembly.
After quieting the crowd, the town clerk said, "Men of Ephesus, what man is there after all who does not know that the city of the Ephesians is guardian of the temple of the great Artemis and of the image which fell down from heaven?
When the seven days were almost over, the Jews from Asia, upon seeing him in the temple, began to stir up all the crowd and laid hands on him,
But among the crowd some were shouting one thing and some another, and when he could not find out the facts because of the uproar, he ordered him to be brought into the barracks.
When he got to the stairs, he was carried by the soldiers because of the violence of the mob;
in which they found me occupied in the temple, having been purified, without any crowd or uproar. But there were some Jews from Asia -