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Acts 18

CSB 1 After this, he left from Athens and went to Corinth, NIV 1 After this, Paul left Athens and went to Corinth. CSB 2 where he found a Jewish man named Aquila, a native of Pontus, who had recently come from Italy with his wife Priscilla because Claudius 41-54; he expelled all Jews from Rome in a.d. 49. had ordered all the Jews to leave Rome. Paul came to them, NIV 2 There he met a Jew named Aquila, a native of Pontus, who had recently come from Italy with his wife Priscilla, because Claudius had ordered all the Jews to leave Rome. Paul went to see them, CSB 3 and being of the same occupation, stayed with them and worked, for they were tentmakers by trade. NIV 3 and because he was a tentmaker as they were, he stayed and worked with them. CSB 4 He reasoned in the synagogue every Sabbath and tried to persuade both Jews and Greeks. NIV 4 Every Sabbath he reasoned in the synagogue, trying to persuade Jews and Greeks. CSB 5 When Silas and Timothy came down from Macedonia, Paul was occupied with preaching the message and solemnly testified to the Jews that the Messiah is Jesus. NIV 5 When Silas and Timothy came from Macedonia, Paul devoted himself exclusively to preaching, testifying to the Jews that Jesus was the Christ. CSB 6 But when they resisted and blasphemed, he shook out his clothes and told them, "Your blood is on your own heads! I am clean. From now on I will go to the Gentiles." NIV 6 But when the Jews opposed Paul and became abusive, he shook out his clothes in protest and said to them, "Your blood be on your own heads! I am clear of my responsibility. From now on I will go to the Gentiles." CSB 7 So he left there and went to the house of a man named Titius Justus, a worshiper of God, whose house was next door to the synagogue. NIV 7 Then Paul left the synagogue and went next door to the house of Titius Justus, a worshiper of God. CSB 8 Crispus, the leader of the synagogue, believed the Lord, along with his whole household; and many of the Corinthians, when they heard, believed and were baptized. NIV 8 Crispus, the synagogue ruler, and his entire household believed in the Lord; and many of the Corinthians who heard him believed and were baptized. CSB 9 Then the Lord said to Paul in a night vision, "Don't be afraid, but keep on speaking and don't be silent. NIV 9 One night the Lord spoke to Paul in a vision: "Do not be afraid; keep on speaking, do not be silent. CSB 10 For I am with you, and no one will lay a hand on you to hurt you, because I have many people in this city." NIV 10 For I am with you, and no one is going to attack and harm you, because I have many people in this city." CSB 11 And he stayed there a year and six months, teaching the word of God among them. NIV 11 So Paul stayed for a year and a half, teaching them the word of God. CSB 12 While Gallio was proconsul of Achaia, the Jews made a united attack against Paul and brought him to the judge's bench. NIV 12 While Gallio was proconsul of Achaia, the Jews made a united attack on Paul and brought him into court. CSB 13 "This man," they said, "persuades people to worship God contrary to the law!" NIV 13 "This man," they charged, "is persuading the people to worship God in ways contrary to the law." CSB 14 And as Paul was about to open his mouth, Gallio said to the Jews, "If it were a matter of a crime or of moral evil, it would be reasonable for me to put up with you Jews. NIV 14 Just as Paul was about to speak, Gallio said to the Jews, "If you Jews were making a complaint about some misdemeanor or serious crime, it would be reasonable for me to listen to you. CSB 15 But if these are questions about words, names, and your own law, see to it yourselves. I don't want to be a judge of such things." NIV 15 But since it involves questions about words and names and your own law--settle the matter yourselves. I will not be a judge of such things." CSB 16 So he drove them from the judge's bench. NIV 16 So he had them ejected from the court. CSB 17 Then they all seized Sosthenes, the leader of the synagogue, and beat him in front of the judge's bench. But none of these things concerned Gallio. NIV 17 Then they all turned on Sosthenes the synagogue ruler and beat him in front of the court. But Gallio showed no concern whatever. CSB 18 So Paul, having stayed on for many days, said good-bye to the brothers and sailed away to Syria. Priscilla and Aquila were with him. He shaved his head at Cenchreae, because he had taken a vow. NIV 18 Paul stayed on in Corinth for some time. Then he left the brothers and sailed for Syria, accompanied by Priscilla and Aquila. Before he sailed, he had his hair cut off at Cenchrea because of a vow he had taken. CSB 19 When they reached Ephesus he left them there, but he himself entered the synagogue and engaged in discussion with the Jews. NIV 19 They arrived at Ephesus, where Paul left Priscilla and Aquila. He himself went into the synagogue and reasoned with the Jews. CSB 20 And though they asked him to stay for a longer time, he declined, NIV 20 When they asked him to spend more time with them, he declined. CSB 21 but said good-bye and stated, "I'll come back to you again, if God wills." Then he set sail from Ephesus. NIV 21 But as he left, he promised, "I will come back if it is God's will." Then he set sail from Ephesus. CSB 22 On landing at Caesarea, he went up and greeted the church, and went down to Antioch. NIV 22 When he landed at Caesarea, he went up and greeted the church and then went down to Antioch. CSB 23 And [after] spending some time there, he set out, traveling through one place after another in the Galatian territory and Phrygia, strengthening all the disciples. NIV 23 After spending some time in Antioch, Paul set out from there and traveled from place to place throughout the region of Galatia and Phrygia, strengthening all the disciples. CSB 24 A Jew named Apollos, a native Alexandrian, an eloquent man who was powerful in the Scriptures, arrived in Ephesus. NIV 24 Meanwhile a Jew named Apollos, a native of Alexandria, came to Ephesus. He was a learned man, with a thorough knowledge of the Scriptures. CSB 25 This man had been instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in spirit, he spoke and taught the things about Jesus accurately, although he knew only John's baptism. NIV 25 He had been instructed in the way of the Lord, and he spoke with great fervor and taught about Jesus accurately, though he knew only the baptism of John. CSB 26 He began to speak boldly in the synagogue. After Priscilla and Aquila heard him, they took him home and explained the way of God to him more accurately. NIV 26 He began to speak boldly in the synagogue. When Priscilla and Aquila heard him, they invited him to their home and explained to him the way of God more adequately. CSB 27 When he wanted to cross over to Achaia, the brothers wrote to the disciples urging them to welcome him. After he arrived, he greatly helped those who had believed through grace. NIV 27 When Apollos wanted to go to Achaia, the brothers encouraged him and wrote to the disciples there to welcome him. On arriving, he was a great help to those who by grace had believed. CSB 28 For he vigorously refuted the Jews in public, demonstrating through the Scriptures that Jesus is the Messiah. NIV 28 For he vigorously refuted the Jews in public debate, proving from the Scriptures that Jesus was the Christ.