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Acts 13

NIV 1 In the church at Antioch there were prophets and teachers: Barnabas, Simeon called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen (who had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch) and Saul. NIV 1 In the church at Antioch there were prophets and teachers: Barnabas, Simeon called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen (who had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch) and Saul. NIV 2 While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, "Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them." NIV 2 While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, "Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them." NIV 3 So after they had fasted and prayed, they placed their hands on them and sent them off. NIV 3 So after they had fasted and prayed, they placed their hands on them and sent them off. NIV 4 The two of them, sent on their way by the Holy Spirit, went down to Seleucia and sailed from there to Cyprus. NIV 4 The two of them, sent on their way by the Holy Spirit, went down to Seleucia and sailed from there to Cyprus. NIV 5 When they arrived at Salamis, they proclaimed the word of God in the Jewish synagogues. John was with them as their helper. NIV 5 When they arrived at Salamis, they proclaimed the word of God in the Jewish synagogues. John was with them as their helper. NIV 6 They traveled through the whole island until they came to Paphos. There they met a Jewish sorcerer and false prophet named Bar-Jesus, NIV 6 They traveled through the whole island until they came to Paphos. There they met a Jewish sorcerer and false prophet named Bar-Jesus, NIV 7 who was an attendant of the proconsul, Sergius Paulus. The proconsul, an intelligent man, sent for Barnabas and Saul because he wanted to hear the word of God. NIV 7 who was an attendant of the proconsul, Sergius Paulus. The proconsul, an intelligent man, sent for Barnabas and Saul because he wanted to hear the word of God. NIV 8 But Elymas the sorcerer (for that is what his name means) opposed them and tried to turn the proconsul from the faith. NIV 8 But Elymas the sorcerer (for that is what his name means) opposed them and tried to turn the proconsul from the faith. NIV 9 Then Saul, who was also called Paul, filled with the Holy Spirit, looked straight at Elymas and said, NIV 9 Then Saul, who was also called Paul, filled with the Holy Spirit, looked straight at Elymas and said, NIV 10 "You are a child of the devil and an enemy of everything that is right! You are full of all kinds of deceit and trickery. Will you never stop perverting the right ways of the Lord? NIV 10 "You are a child of the devil and an enemy of everything that is right! You are full of all kinds of deceit and trickery. Will you never stop perverting the right ways of the Lord? NIV 11 Now the hand of the Lord is against you. You are going to be blind, and for a time you will be unable to see the light of the sun." Immediately mist and darkness came over him, and he groped about, seeking someone to lead him by the hand. NIV 11 Now the hand of the Lord is against you. You are going to be blind, and for a time you will be unable to see the light of the sun." Immediately mist and darkness came over him, and he groped about, seeking someone to lead him by the hand. NIV 12 When the proconsul saw what had happened, he believed, for he was amazed at the teaching about the Lord. NIV 12 When the proconsul saw what had happened, he believed, for he was amazed at the teaching about the Lord. NIV 13 From Paphos, Paul and his companions sailed to Perga in Pamphylia, where John left them to return to Jerusalem. NIV 13 From Paphos, Paul and his companions sailed to Perga in Pamphylia, where John left them to return to Jerusalem. NIV 14 From Perga they went on to Pisidian Antioch. On the Sabbath they entered the synagogue and sat down. NIV 14 From Perga they went on to Pisidian Antioch. On the Sabbath they entered the synagogue and sat down. NIV 15 After the reading from the Law and the Prophets, the synagogue rulers sent word to them, saying, "Brothers, if you have a message of encouragement for the people, please speak." NIV 15 After the reading from the Law and the Prophets, the synagogue rulers sent word to them, saying, "Brothers, if you have a message of encouragement for the people, please speak." NIV 16 Standing up, Paul motioned with his hand and said: "Men of Israel and you Gentiles who worship God, listen to me! NIV 16 Standing up, Paul motioned with his hand and said: "Men of Israel and you Gentiles who worship God, listen to me! NIV 17 The God of the people of Israel chose our fathers; he made the people prosper during their stay in Egypt, with mighty power he led them out of that country, NIV 17 The God of the people of Israel chose our fathers; he made the people prosper during their stay in Egypt, with mighty power he led them out of that country, NIV 18 he endured their conduct for about forty years in the desert, NIV 18 he endured their conduct for about forty years in the desert, NIV 19 he overthrew seven nations in Canaan and gave their land to his people as their inheritance. NIV 19 he overthrew seven nations in Canaan and gave their land to his people as their inheritance. NIV 20 All this took about 450 years. "After this, God gave them judges until the time of Samuel the prophet. NIV 20 All this took about 450 years. "After this, God gave them judges until the time of Samuel the prophet. NIV 21 Then the people asked for a king, and he gave them Saul son of Kish, of the tribe of Benjamin, who ruled forty years. NIV 21 Then the people asked for a king, and he gave them Saul son of Kish, of the tribe of Benjamin, who ruled forty years. NIV 22 After removing Saul, he made David their king. He testified concerning him: 'I have found David son of Jesse a man after my own heart; he will do everything I want him to do.' NIV 22 After removing Saul, he made David their king. He testified concerning him: 'I have found David son of Jesse a man after my own heart; he will do everything I want him to do.' NIV 23 "From this man's descendants God has brought to Israel the Savior Jesus, as he promised. NIV 23 "From this man's descendants God has brought to Israel the Savior Jesus, as he promised. NIV 24 Before the coming of Jesus, John preached repentance and baptism to all the people of Israel. NIV 24 Before the coming of Jesus, John preached repentance and baptism to all the people of Israel. NIV 25 As John was completing his work, he said: 'Who do you think I am? I am not that one. No, but he is coming after me, whose sandals I am not worthy to untie.' NIV 25 As John was completing his work, he said: 'Who do you think I am? I am not that one. No, but he is coming after me, whose sandals I am not worthy to untie.' NIV 26 "Brothers, children of Abraham, and you God-fearing Gentiles, it is to us that this message of salvation has been sent. NIV 26 "Brothers, children of Abraham, and you God-fearing Gentiles, it is to us that this message of salvation has been sent. NIV 27 The people of Jerusalem and their rulers did not recognize Jesus, yet in condemning him they fulfilled the words of the prophets that are read every Sabbath. NIV 27 The people of Jerusalem and their rulers did not recognize Jesus, yet in condemning him they fulfilled the words of the prophets that are read every Sabbath. NIV 28 Though they found no proper ground for a death sentence, they asked Pilate to have him executed. NIV 28 Though they found no proper ground for a death sentence, they asked Pilate to have him executed. NIV 29 When they had carried out all that was written about him, they took him down from the tree and laid him in a tomb. NIV 29 When they had carried out all that was written about him, they took him down from the tree and laid him in a tomb. NIV 30 But God raised him from the dead, NIV 30 But God raised him from the dead, NIV 31 and for many days he was seen by those who had traveled with him from Galilee to Jerusalem. They are now his witnesses to our people. NIV 31 and for many days he was seen by those who had traveled with him from Galilee to Jerusalem. They are now his witnesses to our people. NIV 32 "We tell you the good news: What God promised our fathers NIV 32 "We tell you the good news: What God promised our fathers NIV 33 he has fulfilled for us, their children, by raising up Jesus. As it is written in the second Psalm: " 'You are my Son; today I have become your Father. ' NIV 33 he has fulfilled for us, their children, by raising up Jesus. As it is written in the second Psalm: " 'You are my Son; today I have become your Father. ' NIV 34 The fact that God raised him from the dead, never to decay, is stated in these words: " 'I will give you the holy and sure blessings promised to David.' NIV 34 The fact that God raised him from the dead, never to decay, is stated in these words: " 'I will give you the holy and sure blessings promised to David.' NIV 35 So it is stated elsewhere: " 'You will not let your Holy One see decay.' NIV 35 So it is stated elsewhere: " 'You will not let your Holy One see decay.' NIV 36 "For when David had served God's purpose in his own generation, he fell asleep; he was buried with his fathers and his body decayed. NIV 36 "For when David had served God's purpose in his own generation, he fell asleep; he was buried with his fathers and his body decayed. NIV 37 But the one whom God raised from the dead did not see decay. NIV 37 But the one whom God raised from the dead did not see decay. NIV 38 "Therefore, my brothers, I want you to know that through Jesus the forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you. NIV 38 "Therefore, my brothers, I want you to know that through Jesus the forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you. NIV 39 Through him everyone who believes is justified from everything you could not be justified from by the law of Moses. NIV 39 Through him everyone who believes is justified from everything you could not be justified from by the law of Moses. NIV 40 Take care that what the prophets have said does not happen to you: NIV 40 Take care that what the prophets have said does not happen to you: NIV 41 " 'Look, you scoffers, wonder and perish, for I am going to do something in your days that you would never believe, even if someone told you.' " NIV 41 " 'Look, you scoffers, wonder and perish, for I am going to do something in your days that you would never believe, even if someone told you.' " NIV 42 As Paul and Barnabas were leaving the synagogue, the people invited them to speak further about these things on the next Sabbath. NIV 42 As Paul and Barnabas were leaving the synagogue, the people invited them to speak further about these things on the next Sabbath. NIV 43 When the congregation was dismissed, many of the Jews and devout converts to Judaism followed Paul and Barnabas, who talked with them and urged them to continue in the grace of God. NIV 43 When the congregation was dismissed, many of the Jews and devout converts to Judaism followed Paul and Barnabas, who talked with them and urged them to continue in the grace of God. NIV 44 On the next Sabbath almost the whole city gathered to hear the word of the Lord. NIV 44 On the next Sabbath almost the whole city gathered to hear the word of the Lord. NIV 45 When the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy and talked abusively against what Paul was saying. NIV 45 When the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy and talked abusively against what Paul was saying. NIV 46 Then Paul and Barnabas answered them boldly: "We had to speak the word of God to you first. Since you reject it and do not consider yourselves worthy of eternal life, we now turn to the Gentiles. NIV 46 Then Paul and Barnabas answered them boldly: "We had to speak the word of God to you first. Since you reject it and do not consider yourselves worthy of eternal life, we now turn to the Gentiles. NIV 47 For this is what the Lord has commanded us: " 'I have made you a light for the Gentiles, that you may bring salvation to the ends of the earth.' " NIV 47 For this is what the Lord has commanded us: " 'I have made you a light for the Gentiles, that you may bring salvation to the ends of the earth.' " NIV 48 When the Gentiles heard this, they were glad and honored the word of the Lord; and all who were appointed for eternal life believed. NIV 48 When the Gentiles heard this, they were glad and honored the word of the Lord; and all who were appointed for eternal life believed. NIV 49 The word of the Lord spread through the whole region. NIV 49 The word of the Lord spread through the whole region. NIV 50 But the Jews incited the God-fearing women of high standing and the leading men of the city. They stirred up persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and expelled them from their region. NIV 50 But the Jews incited the God-fearing women of high standing and the leading men of the city. They stirred up persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and expelled them from their region. NIV 51 So they shook the dust from their feet in protest against them and went to Iconium. NIV 51 So they shook the dust from their feet in protest against them and went to Iconium. NIV 52 And the disciples were filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit. NIV 52 And the disciples were filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit.