Acts 13:9-12

9 Then Saul, who was also called Paul, filled with the Holy Spirit, looked straight at Elymas and said,
10 “You are a child of the devil and an enemy of everything that is right! You are full of all kinds of deceit and trickery. Will you never stop perverting the right ways of the Lord?
11 Now the hand of the Lord is against you. You are going to be blind for a time, not even able to see the light of the sun.” Immediately mist and darkness came over him, and he groped about, seeking someone to lead him by the hand.
12 When the proconsul saw what had happened, he believed, for he was amazed at the teaching about the Lord.

Acts 13:9 in Other Translations

KJV
9 Then Saul, (who also is called Paul,) filled with the Holy Ghost, set his eyes on him,
ESV
9 But Saul, who was also called Paul, filled with the Holy Spirit, looked intently at him
NLT
9 Saul, also known as Paul, was filled with the Holy Spirit, and he looked the sorcerer in the eye.
MSG
9 But Saul (or Paul), full of the Holy Spirit and looking him straight in the eye, said,
CSB
9 Then Saul-also called Paul-filled with the Holy Spirit, stared straight at the sorcerer

Acts 13:9-12 In-Context

7 who was an attendant of the proconsul, Sergius Paulus. The proconsul, an intelligent man, sent for Barnabas and Saul because he wanted to hear the word of God.
8 But Elymas the sorcerer (for that is what his name means) opposed them and tried to turn the proconsul from the faith.
9 Then Saul, who was also called Paul, filled with the Holy Spirit, looked straight at Elymas and said,
10 “You are a child of the devil and an enemy of everything that is right! You are full of all kinds of deceit and trickery. Will you never stop perverting the right ways of the Lord?
11 Now the hand of the Lord is against you. You are going to be blind for a time, not even able to see the light of the sun.” Immediately mist and darkness came over him, and he groped about, seeking someone to lead him by the hand.
12 When the proconsul saw what had happened, he believed, for he was amazed at the teaching about the Lord.
13 From Paphos, Paul and his companions sailed to Perga in Pamphylia, where John left them to return to Jerusalem.
14 From Perga they went on to Pisidian Antioch. On the Sabbath they entered the synagogue and sat down.

Cross References 6

  • 1. S Luke 1:15; Acts 4:8
  • 2. Matthew 13:38; John 8:44
  • 3. Hosea 14:9
  • 4. Exodus 9:3; 1 Samuel 5:6,7; Psalms 32:4
  • 5. Genesis 19:10,11; 2 Kings 6:18
  • 6. S ver 7
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