Acts 13:1-6 NLT

1 Among the prophets and teachers of the church at Antioch of Syria were Barnabas, Simeon (called "the black man" a ), Lucius (from Cyrene), Manaen (the childhood companion of King Herod Antipas b ), and Saul.

References for Acts 13:1

    • Ÿ 13:1 - Greek <I>who was called Niger.</I>
    •   13:1 - Greek <I>Herod the tetrarch.</I>
      2 One day as these men were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, "Dedicate Barnabas and Saul for the special work I have for them."
      3 So after more fasting and prayer, the men laid their hands on them and sent them on their way.
      4 Sent out by the Holy Spirit, Saul and Barnabas went down to the seaport of Seleucia and then sailed for the island of Cyprus.
      5 There, in the town of Salamis, they went to the Jewish synagogues and preached the word of God. (John Mark went with them as their assistant.)
      6 Afterward they preached from town to town across the entire island until finally they reached Paphos, where they met a Jewish sorcerer, a false prophet named Bar-Jesus.