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1 Now it happened in Iconium that they went together to the synagogue of the Jews, and so spoke that a great multitude both of the Jews and of the Greeks believed. 1 At Iconium Paul and Barnabas went as usual into the Jewish synagogue. There they spoke so effectively that a great number of Jews and Gentiles believed.
2 But the unbelieving Jews stirred up the Gentiles and poisoned their minds against the brethren. 2 But the Jews who refused to believe stirred up the Gentiles and poisoned their minds against the brothers.
3 Therefore they stayed there a long time, speaking boldly in the Lord, who was bearing witness to the word of His grace, granting signs and wonders to be done by their hands. 3 So Paul and Barnabas spent considerable time there, speaking boldly for the Lord, who confirmed the message of his grace by enabling them to do miraculous signs and wonders.
4 But the multitude of the city was divided: part sided with the Jews, and part with the apostles. 4 The people of the city were divided; some sided with the Jews, others with the apostles.
5 And when a violent attempt was made by both the Gentiles and Jews, with their rulers, to abuse and stone them, 5 There was a plot afoot among the Gentiles and Jews, together with their leaders, to mistreat them and stone them.
6 they became aware of it and fled to Lystra and Derbe, cities of Lycaonia, and to the surrounding region. 6 But they found out about it and fled to the Lycaonian cities of Lystra and Derbe and to the surrounding country,
7 And they were preaching the gospel there. 7 where they continued to preach the good news.
8 And in Lystra a certain man without strength in his feet was sitting, a cripple from his mother's womb, who had never walked. 8 In Lystra there sat a man crippled in his feet, who was lame from birth and had never walked.
9 This man heard Paul speaking. Paul, observing him intently and seeing that he had faith to be healed, 9 He listened to Paul as he was speaking. Paul looked directly at him, saw that he had faith to be healed
10 said with a loud voice, "Stand up straight on your feet!" And he leaped and walked. 10 and called out, "Stand up on your feet!" At that, the man jumped up and began to walk.
11 Now when the people saw what Paul had done, they raised their voices, saying in the Lycaonian language, "The gods have come down to us in the likeness of men!" 11 When the crowd saw what Paul had done, they shouted in the Lycaonian language, "The gods have come down to us in human form!"
12 And Barnabas they called Zeus, and Paul, Hermes, because he was the chief speaker. 12 Barnabas they called Zeus, and Paul they called Hermes because he was the chief speaker.
13 Then the priest of Zeus, whose temple was in front of their city, brought oxen and garlands to the gates, intending to sacrifice with the multitudes. 13 The priest of Zeus, whose temple was just outside the city, brought bulls and wreaths to the city gates because he and the crowd wanted to offer sacrifices to them.
14 But when the apostles Barnabas and Paul heard this, they tore their clothes and ran in among the multitude, crying out 14 But when the apostles Barnabas and Paul heard of this, they tore their clothes and rushed out into the crowd, shouting:
15 and saying, "Men, why are you doing these things? We also are men with the same nature as you, and preach to you that you should turn from these useless things to the living God, who made the heaven, the earth, the sea, and all things that are in them, 15 "Men, why are you doing this? We too are only men, human like you. We are bringing you good news, telling you to turn from these worthless things to the living God, who made heaven and earth and sea and everything in them.
16 who in bygone generations allowed all nations to walk in their own ways. 16 In the past, he let all nations go their own way.
17 Nevertheless He did not leave Himself without witness, in that He did good, gave us rain from heaven and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness." 17 Yet he has not left himself without testimony: He has shown kindness by giving you rain from heaven and crops in their seasons; he provides you with plenty of food and fills your hearts with joy."
18 And with these sayings they could scarcely restrain the multitudes from sacrificing to them. 18 Even with these words, they had difficulty keeping the crowd from sacrificing to them.
19 Then Jews from Antioch and Iconium came there; and having persuaded the multitudes, they stoned Paul and dragged him out of the city, supposing him to be dead. 19 Then some Jews came from Antioch and Iconium and won the crowd over. They stoned Paul and dragged him outside the city, thinking he was dead.
20 However, when the disciples gathered around him, he rose up and went into the city. And the next day he departed with Barnabas to Derbe. 20 But after the disciples had gathered around him, he got up and went back into the city. The next day he and Barnabas left for Derbe.
21 And when they had preached the gospel to that city and made many disciples, they returned to Lystra, Iconium, and Antioch, 21 They preached the good news in that city and won a large number of disciples. Then they returned to Lystra, Iconium and Antioch,
22 strengthening the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith, and saying, "We must through many tribulations enter the kingdom of God." 22 strengthening the disciples and encouraging them to remain true to the faith. "We must go through many hardships to enter the kingdom of God," they said.
23 So when they had appointed elders in every church, and prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord in whom they had believed. 23 Paul and Barnabas appointed elders for them in each church and, with prayer and fasting, committed them to the Lord, in whom they had put their trust.
24 And after they had passed through Pisidia, they came to Pamphylia. 24 After going through Pisidia, they came into Pamphylia,
25 Now when they had preached the word in Perga, they went down to Attalia. 25 and when they had preached the word in Perga, they went down to Attalia.
26 From there they sailed to Antioch, where they had been commended to the grace of God for the work which they had completed. 26 From Attalia they sailed back to Antioch, where they had been committed to the grace of God for the work they had now completed.
27 Now when they had come and gathered the church together, they reported all that God had done with them, and that He had opened the door of faith to the Gentiles. 27 On arriving there, they gathered the church together and reported all that God had done through them and how he had opened the door of faith to the Gentiles.
28 So they stayed there a long time with the disciples. 28 And they stayed there a long time with the disciples.