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1 It happened in Iconium that they entered together into the synagogue of the Jews, and so spoke that a great multitude both of Jews and of 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 disobedient Jews stirred up and embittered the souls of the Gentiles against the brothers. 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 testified 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 When some of both the Gentiles and the Jews, with their rulers, made a violent attempt to insult them and to 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 the cities of Lycaonia, Lystra, Derbe, and 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 There they preached the gospel. 7 where they continued to preach the good news.
8 At Lystra a certain man sat, impotent in his feet, a cripple from his mother's womb, who never had walked. 8 In Lystra there sat a man crippled in his feet, who was lame from birth and had never walked.
9 He was listening to Paul speaking, who, fastening eyes on him, and seeing that he had faith to be made whole, 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 upright on your feet!" He leaped up and walked. 10 and called out, "Stand up on your feet!" At that, the man jumped up and began to walk.
11 When the multitude saw what Paul had done, they lifted up their voice, saying in the language of Lycaonia, "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 They called Barnabas "Jupiter," and Paul "Mercury," because he was the chief speaker. 12 Barnabas they called Zeus, and Paul they called Hermes because he was the chief speaker.
13 The priest of Jupiter, whose temple was in front of their city, brought oxen and garlands to the gates, and would have made a 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 of it, they tore their clothes, and sprang into 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 "Men, why are you doing these things? We also are men of like passions with you, and bring you good news, that you should turn from these vain things to the living God, who made the sky and the earth and the sea, and all that is 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 the generations gone by allowed all the nations to walk in their own ways. 16 In the past, he let all nations go their own way.
17 Yet he didn't leave himself without witness, in that he did good and gave you rains from the sky 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 Even saying these things, they hardly stopped the multitudes from making a sacrifice to them. 18 Even with these words, they had difficulty keeping the crowd from sacrificing to them.
19 But some Jews from Antioch and Iconium came there, and having persuaded the multitudes, they stoned Paul, and dragged him out of the city, supposing that he was 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 But as the disciples stood around him, he rose up, and entered into the city. On the next day he went out 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 When they had preached the gospel to that city, and had 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 confirming the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that through many afflictions we must enter into 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 When they had appointed elders for them in every assembly, and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, on 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 They passed through Pisidia, and came to Pamphylia. 24 After going through Pisidia, they came into Pamphylia,
25 When they had spoken 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, from where they had been committed to the grace of God for the work which they had fulfilled. 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 When they had arrived, and had gathered the assembly together, they reported all the things that God had done with them, and that he had opened a 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 They stayed there with the disciples for a long time. 28 And they stayed there a long time with the disciples.