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Acts 18

NIV 1 After this, Paul left Athens and went to Corinth. NIV 1 After this, Paul left Athens and went to Corinth. 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, 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, NIV 3 and because he was a tentmaker as they were, he stayed and worked with them. NIV 3 and because he was a tentmaker as they were, he stayed and worked with them. NIV 4 Every Sabbath he reasoned in the synagogue, trying to persuade Jews and Greeks. NIV 4 Every Sabbath he reasoned in the synagogue, trying to persuade Jews and Greeks. NIV 5 When Silas and Timothy came from Macedonia, Paul devoted himself exclusively to preaching, testifying to the Jews that Jesus was the Christ. NIV 5 When Silas and Timothy came from Macedonia, Paul devoted himself exclusively to preaching, testifying to the Jews that Jesus was the Christ. 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." 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." NIV 7 Then Paul left the synagogue and went next door to the house of Titius Justus, a worshiper of God. NIV 7 Then Paul left the synagogue and went next door to the house of Titius Justus, a worshiper of God. 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. 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. NIV 9 One night the Lord spoke to Paul in a vision: "Do not be afraid; keep on speaking, do not 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. 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." 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." NIV 11 So Paul stayed for a year and a half, teaching them the word of God. NIV 11 So Paul stayed for a year and a half, teaching them the word of God. NIV 12 While Gallio was proconsul of Achaia, the Jews made a united attack on Paul and brought him into court. NIV 12 While Gallio was proconsul of Achaia, the Jews made a united attack on Paul and brought him into court. NIV 13 "This man," they charged, "is persuading the people to worship God in ways contrary to the law." NIV 13 "This man," they charged, "is persuading the people to worship God in ways contrary to the law." 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. 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. 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." 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." NIV 16 So he had them ejected from the court. NIV 16 So he had them ejected from the court. 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. 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. 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. 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. NIV 19 They arrived at Ephesus, where Paul left Priscilla and Aquila. He himself went into the synagogue and reasoned 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. NIV 20 When they asked him to spend more time with them, he declined. NIV 20 When they asked him to spend more time with them, he declined. NIV 21 But as he left, he promised, "I will come back if it is God's will." 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. NIV 22 When he landed at Caesarea, he went up and greeted the church and then went down to Antioch. NIV 22 When he landed at Caesarea, he went up and greeted the church and then went down to Antioch. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. NIV 28 For he vigorously refuted the Jews in public debate, proving from the Scriptures that Jesus was the Christ. NIV 28 For he vigorously refuted the Jews in public debate, proving from the Scriptures that Jesus was the Christ.