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Acts 14

ESV 1 Now at Iconium they entered together into the Jewish synagogue and spoke in such a way that a great number of both Jews and Greeks believed. NIV 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. ESV 2 But the unbelieving Jews stirred up the Gentiles and poisoned their minds against the brothers. NIV 2 But the Jews who refused to believe stirred up the Gentiles and poisoned their minds against the brothers. ESV 3 So they remained for a long time, speaking boldly for the Lord, who bore witness to the word of his grace, granting signs and wonders to be done by their hands. NIV 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. ESV 4 But the people of the city were divided; some sided with the Jews and some with the apostles. NIV 4 The people of the city were divided; some sided with the Jews, others with the apostles. ESV 5 When an attempt was made by both Gentiles and Jews, with their rulers, to mistreat them and to stone them, NIV 5 There was a plot afoot among the Gentiles and Jews, together with their leaders, to mistreat them and stone them. ESV 6 they learned of it and fled to Lystra and Derbe, cities of Lycaonia, and to the surrounding country, NIV 6 But they found out about it and fled to the Lycaonian cities of Lystra and Derbe and to the surrounding country, ESV 7 and there they continued to preach the gospel. NIV 7 where they continued to preach the good news. ESV 8 Now at Lystra there was a man sitting who could not use his feet. He was crippled from birth and had never walked. NIV 8 In Lystra there sat a man crippled in his feet, who was lame from birth and had never walked. ESV 9 He listened to Paul speaking. And Paul, looking intently at him and seeing that he had faith to be made well, NIV 9 He listened to Paul as he was speaking. Paul looked directly at him, saw that he had faith to be healed ESV 10 said in a loud voice, "Stand upright on your feet." And he sprang up and began walking. NIV 10 and called out, "Stand up on your feet!" At that, the man jumped up and began to walk. ESV 11 And when the crowds saw what Paul had done, they lifted up their voices, saying in Lycaonian, "The gods have come down to us in the likeness of men!" NIV 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!" ESV 12 Barnabas they called Zeus, and Paul, Hermes, because he was the chief speaker. NIV 12 Barnabas they called Zeus, and Paul they called Hermes because he was the chief speaker. ESV 13 And the priest of Zeus, whose temple was at the entrance to the city, brought oxen and garlands to the gates and wanted to offer sacrifice with the crowds. NIV 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. ESV 14 But when the apostles Barnabas and Paul heard of it, they tore their garments and rushed out into the crowd, crying out, NIV 14 But when the apostles Barnabas and Paul heard of this, they tore their clothes and rushed out into the crowd, shouting: ESV 15 "Men, why are you doing these things? We also are men, of like nature with you, and we bring you good news, that you should turn from these vain things to a living God, who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and all that is in them. NIV 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. ESV 16 In past generations he allowed all the nations to walk in their own ways. NIV 16 In the past, he let all nations go their own way. ESV 17 Yet he did not leave himself without witness, for he did good by giving you rains from heaven and fruitful seasons, satisfying your hearts with food and gladness." NIV 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." ESV 18 Even with these words they scarcely restrained the people from offering sacrifice to them. NIV 18 Even with these words, they had difficulty keeping the crowd from sacrificing to them. ESV 19 But Jews came from Antioch and Iconium, and having persuaded the crowds, they stoned Paul and dragged him out of the city, supposing that he was dead. NIV 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. ESV 20 But when the disciples gathered about him, he rose up and entered the city, and on the next day he went on with Barnabas to Derbe. NIV 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. ESV 21 When they had preached the gospel to that city and had made many disciples, they returned to Lystra and to Iconium and to Antioch, NIV 21 They preached the good news in that city and won a large number of disciples. Then they returned to Lystra, Iconium and Antioch, ESV 22 strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying that through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God. NIV 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. ESV 23 And when they had appointed elders for them in every church, with prayer and fasting they committed them to the Lord in whom they had believed. NIV 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. ESV 24 Then they passed through Pisidia and came to Pamphylia. NIV 24 After going through Pisidia, they came into Pamphylia, ESV 25 And when they had spoken the word in Perga, they went down to Attalia, NIV 25 and when they had preached the word in Perga, they went down to Attalia. ESV 26 and from there they sailed to Antioch, where they had been commended to the grace of God for the work that they had fulfilled. NIV 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. ESV 27 And when they arrived and gathered the church together, they declared all that God had done with them, and how he had opened a door of faith to the Gentiles. NIV 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. ESV 28 And they remained no little time with the disciples. NIV 28 And they stayed there a long time with the disciples.