Acts 16:1

Timothy Joins Paul and Silas

1 Paul[a] came also to Derbe and to Lystra. A disciple was there, named 1Timothy, 2the son of a Jewish woman who was a believer, but his father was a Greek.

Acts 16:1 In-Context

1 Paul came also to Derbe and to Lystra. A disciple was there, named Timothy, the son of a Jewish woman who was a believer, but his father was a Greek.
2 He was well spoken of by the brothers at Lystra and Iconium.
3 Paul wanted Timothy to accompany him, and he took him and circumcised him because of the Jews who were in those places, for they all knew that his father was a Greek.
4 As they went on their way through the cities, they delivered to them for observance the decisions that had been reached by the apostles and elders who were in Jerusalem.
5 So the churches were strengthened in the faith, and they increased in numbers daily.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Acts 17:14; Acts 18:5; Acts 19:22; Acts 20:4; Romans 16:21; 1 Corinthians 4:17; Philippians 2:19; Colossians 1:1; 1 Thessalonians 3:2; 2 Thessalonians 1:1; 1 Timothy 1:2, 18; 2 Timothy 1:2
  • 2. 2 Timothy 1:5; 2 Timothy 3:15

Footnotes 1

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