Parallel Bible results for Acts 16:20-30

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Acts 16:20-30

NIV 20 They brought them before the magistrates and said, "These men are Jews, and are throwing our city into an uproar NIV 20 They brought them before the magistrates and said, "These men are Jews, and are throwing our city into an uproar NIV 21 by advocating customs unlawful for us Romans to accept or practice." NIV 21 by advocating customs unlawful for us Romans to accept or practice." NIV 22 The crowd joined in the attack against Paul and Silas, and the magistrates ordered them to be stripped and beaten. NIV 22 The crowd joined in the attack against Paul and Silas, and the magistrates ordered them to be stripped and beaten. NIV 23 After they had been severely flogged, they were thrown into prison, and the jailer was commanded to guard them carefully. NIV 23 After they had been severely flogged, they were thrown into prison, and the jailer was commanded to guard them carefully. NIV 24 Upon receiving such orders, he put them in the inner cell and fastened their feet in the stocks. NIV 24 Upon receiving such orders, he put them in the inner cell and fastened their feet in the stocks. NIV 25 About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them. NIV 25 About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them. NIV 26 Suddenly there was such a violent earthquake that the foundations of the prison were shaken. At once all the prison doors flew open, and everybody's chains came loose. NIV 26 Suddenly there was such a violent earthquake that the foundations of the prison were shaken. At once all the prison doors flew open, and everybody's chains came loose. NIV 27 The jailer woke up, and when he saw the prison doors open, he drew his sword and was about to kill himself because he thought the prisoners had escaped. NIV 27 The jailer woke up, and when he saw the prison doors open, he drew his sword and was about to kill himself because he thought the prisoners had escaped. NIV 28 But Paul shouted, "Don't harm yourself ! We are all here!" NIV 28 But Paul shouted, "Don't harm yourself ! We are all here!" NIV 29 The jailer called for lights, rushed in and fell trembling before Paul and Silas. NIV 29 The jailer called for lights, rushed in and fell trembling before Paul and Silas. NIV 30 He then brought them out and asked, "Sirs, what must I do to be saved?" NIV 30 He then brought them out and asked, "Sirs, what must I do to be saved?"