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Acts 28:17-30

NIV 17 Three days later he called together the leaders of the Jews. When they had assembled, Paul said to them: "My brothers, although I have done nothing against our people or against the customs of our ancestors, I was arrested in Jerusalem and handed over to the Romans. NIV 17 Three days later he called together the leaders of the Jews. When they had assembled, Paul said to them: "My brothers, although I have done nothing against our people or against the customs of our ancestors, I was arrested in Jerusalem and handed over to the Romans. NIV 18 They examined me and wanted to release me, because I was not guilty of any crime deserving death. NIV 18 They examined me and wanted to release me, because I was not guilty of any crime deserving death. NIV 19 But when the Jews objected, I was compelled to appeal to Caesar--not that I had any charge to bring against my own people. NIV 19 But when the Jews objected, I was compelled to appeal to Caesar--not that I had any charge to bring against my own people. NIV 20 For this reason I have asked to see you and talk with you. It is because of the hope of Israel that I am bound with this chain." NIV 20 For this reason I have asked to see you and talk with you. It is because of the hope of Israel that I am bound with this chain." NIV 21 They replied, "We have not received any letters from Judea concerning you, and none of the brothers who have come from there has reported or said anything bad about you. NIV 21 They replied, "We have not received any letters from Judea concerning you, and none of the brothers who have come from there has reported or said anything bad about you. NIV 22 But we want to hear what your views are, for we know that people everywhere are talking against this sect." NIV 22 But we want to hear what your views are, for we know that people everywhere are talking against this sect." NIV 23 They arranged to meet Paul on a certain day, and came in even larger numbers to the place where he was staying. From morning till evening he explained and declared to them the kingdom of God and tried to convince them about Jesus from the Law of Moses and from the Prophets. NIV 23 They arranged to meet Paul on a certain day, and came in even larger numbers to the place where he was staying. From morning till evening he explained and declared to them the kingdom of God and tried to convince them about Jesus from the Law of Moses and from the Prophets. NIV 24 Some were convinced by what he said, but others would not believe. NIV 24 Some were convinced by what he said, but others would not believe. NIV 25 They disagreed among themselves and began to leave after Paul had made this final statement: "The Holy Spirit spoke the truth to your forefathers when he said through Isaiah the prophet: NIV 25 They disagreed among themselves and began to leave after Paul had made this final statement: "The Holy Spirit spoke the truth to your forefathers when he said through Isaiah the prophet: NIV 26 " 'Go to this people and say, "You will be ever hearing but never understanding; you will be ever seeing but never perceiving." NIV 26 " 'Go to this people and say, "You will be ever hearing but never understanding; you will be ever seeing but never perceiving." NIV 27 For this people's heart has become calloused; they hardly hear with their ears, and they have closed their eyes. Otherwise they might see with their eyes, hear with their ears, understand with their hearts and turn, and I would heal them.' NIV 27 For this people's heart has become calloused; they hardly hear with their ears, and they have closed their eyes. Otherwise they might see with their eyes, hear with their ears, understand with their hearts and turn, and I would heal them.' NIV 28 "Therefore I want you to know that God's salvation has been sent to the Gentiles, and they will listen!" NIV 28 "Therefore I want you to know that God's salvation has been sent to the Gentiles, and they will listen!" NIV 30 For two whole years Paul stayed there in his own rented house and welcomed all who came to see him. NIV 30 For two whole years Paul stayed there in his own rented house and welcomed all who came to see him. NIV 31 Boldly and without hindrance he preached the kingdom of God and taught about the Lord Jesus Christ. NIV 31 Boldly and without hindrance he preached the kingdom of God and taught about the Lord Jesus Christ.