Parallel Bible results for Acts 16:1-6

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Acts 16:1-6

NLT 1 Paul went first to Derbe and then to Lystra, where there was a young disciple named Timothy. His mother was a Jewish believer, but his father was a Greek. NIV 1 He came to Derbe and then to Lystra, where a disciple named Timothy lived, whose mother was a Jewess and a believer, but whose father was a Greek. NLT 2 Timothy was well thought of by the believers in Lystra and Iconium, NIV 2 The brothers at Lystra and Iconium spoke well of him. NLT 3 so Paul wanted him to join them on their journey. In deference to the Jews of the area, he arranged for Timothy to be circumcised before they left, for everyone knew that his father was a Greek. NIV 3 Paul wanted to take him along on the journey, so he circumcised him because of the Jews who lived in that area, for they all knew that his father was a Greek. NLT 4 Then they went from town to town, instructing the believers to follow the decisions made by the apostles and elders in Jerusalem. NIV 4 As they traveled from town to town, they delivered the decisions reached by the apostles and elders in Jerusalem for the people to obey. NLT 5 So the churches were strengthened in their faith and grew larger every day. NIV 5 So the churches were strengthened in the faith and grew daily in numbers. NLT 6 Next Paul and Silas traveled through the area of Phrygia and Galatia, because the Holy Spirit had prevented them from preaching the word in the province of Asia at that time. NIV 6 Paul and his companions traveled throughout the region of Phrygia and Galatia, having been kept by the Holy Spirit from preaching the word in the province of Asia.