After this, Paul left Athens and went on to Corinth.
There he met a Jew named Aquila, born in Pontus, who had recently come from Italy with his wife Priscilla, for Emperor Claudius had ordered all the Jews to leave Rome. Paul went to see them,
and stayed and worked with them, because he earned his living by making tents, just as they did.
He held discussions in the synagogue every Sabbath, trying to convince both Jews and Greeks.
When Silas and Timothy arrived from Macedonia, Paul gave his whole time to preaching the message, testifying to the Jews that Jesus is the Messiah.
When they opposed him and said evil things about him, he protested by shaking the dust from his clothes and saying to them, "If you are lost, you yourselves must take the blame for it! I am not responsible. From now on I will go to the Gentiles."
So he left them and went to live in the house of a Gentile named Titius Justus, who worshiped God; his house was next to the synagogue.
Crispus, who was the leader of the synagogue, believed in the Lord, together with all his family; and many other people in Corinth heard the message, believed, and were baptized.
One night Paul had a vision in which the Lord said to him, "Do not be afraid, but keep on speaking and do not give up,
for I am with you. No one will be able to harm you, for many in this city are my people."