Acts 13:9

(NIV)
Then Saul, who was also called Paul, filled with the Holy Spirit, looked straight at Elymas and said,
(ESV)
But Saul, who was also called Paul filled with the Holy Spirit, looked intently at him

Acts 13:13

(NIV)
From Paphos, Paul and his companions sailed to Perga in Pamphylia, where John left them to return to Jerusalem.
(ESV)
Now Paul and his companions set sail from Paphos and came to Perga in Pamphylia. And John left them and returned to Jerusalem,

Acts 13:16

(NIV)
Standing up, Paul motioned with his hand and said: ‘Fellow Israelites and you Gentiles who worship God, listen to me!
(ESV)
So Paul stood up, and motioning with his hand said:

Men of Israel and you who fear God, listen.

Acts 13:42

(NIV)
As Paul and Barnabas were leaving the synagogue, the people invited them to speak further about these things on the next Sabbath.
(ESV)
As they went out, the people begged that these things might be told them the next Sabbath.

Acts 13:43

(NIV)
When the congregation was dismissed, many of the Jews and devout converts to Judaism followed Paul and Barnabas, who talked with them and urged them to continue in the grace of God.

(ESV)
And after the meeting of the synagogue broke up, many Jews and devout converts to Judaism followed Paul and Barnabas, who, as they spoke with them, urged them to continue in the grace of God.

Acts 13:45

(NIV)
When the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy. They began to contradict what Paul was saying and heaped abuse on him.

(ESV)
But when the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy and began to contradict what was spoken by Paul reviling him.

Acts 13:46

(NIV)
Then Paul and Barnabas answered them boldly: ‘We had to speak the word of God to you first. Since you reject it and do not consider yourselves worthy of eternal life, we now turn to the Gentiles.
(ESV)
And Paul and Barnabas spoke out boldly, saying, “It was necessary that the word of God be spoken first to you. Since you thrust it aside and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold, we are turning to the Gentiles.

Acts 13:50

(NIV)
But the Jewish leaders incited the God-fearing women of high standing and the leading men of the city. They stirred up persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and expelled them from their region.
(ESV)
But the Jews incited the devout women of high standing and the leading men of the city stirred up persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and drove them out of their district.

Acts 14:1

(NIV)
At Iconium Paul and Barnabas went as usual into the Jewish synagogue. There they spoke so effectively that a great number of Jews and Greeks believed.
(ESV)
Now at Iconium they entered together into the Jewish synagogue and spoke in such a way that a great number of both Jews and Greeks believed.

Acts 14:3

(NIV)
So Paul and Barnabas spent considerable time there, speaking boldly for the Lord, who confirmed the message of his grace by enabling them to perform signs and wonders.
(ESV)
So they remained for a long time, speaking boldly for the Lord, who bore witness to the word of his grace granting signs and wonders to be done by their hands.

Acts 14:9

(NIV)
He listened to Paul as he was speaking. Paul looked directly at him, saw that he had faith to be healed
(ESV)
He listened to Paul speaking. And Paul, looking intently at him and seeing that he had faith to be made well

Acts 14:11

(NIV)
When the crowd saw what Paul had done, they shouted in the Lycaonian language, ‘The gods have come down to us in human form!’
(ESV)
And when the crowds saw what Paul had done, they lifted up their voices, saying in Lycaonian “The gods have come down to us in the likeness of men!”

Acts 14:12

(NIV)
Barnabas they called Zeus, and Paul they called Hermes because he was the chief speaker.
(ESV)
Barnabas they called Zeus, and Paul, Hermes, because he was the chief speaker.

Acts 14:14

(NIV)
But when the apostles Barnabas and Paul heard of this, they tore their clothes and rushed out into the crowd, shouting:
(ESV)
But when the apostles Barnabas and Paul heard of it, they tore their garments and rushed out into the crowd, crying out,

Acts 14:19

(NIV)
Then some Jews came from Antioch and Iconium and won the crowd over. They stoned Paul and dragged him outside the city, thinking he was dead.
(ESV)
But Jews came from Antioch and Iconium, and having persuaded the crowds they stoned Paul and dragged him out of the city, supposing that he was dead.

Acts 14:23

(NIV)
Paul and Barnabas appointed elders for them in each church and, with prayer and fasting, committed them to the Lord, in whom they had put their trust.
(ESV)
And when they had appointed elders for them in every church, with prayer and fasting they committed them to the Lord in whom they had believed.

Acts 15:2

(NIV)
This brought Paul and Barnabas into sharp dispute and debate with them. So Paul and Barnabas were appointed, along with some other believers, to go up to Jerusalem to see the apostles and elders about this question.
(ESV)
And after Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and debate with them, Paul and Barnabas and some of the others were appointed to go up to Jerusalem to the apostles and the elders about this question.

Acts 15:12

(NIV)
The whole assembly became silent as they listened to Barnabas and Paul telling about the signs and wonders God had done among the Gentiles through them.
(ESV)
And all the assembly fell silent, and they listened to Barnabas and Paul as they related what signs and wonders God had done through them among the Gentiles.

Acts 15:22

(NIV)
Then the apostles and elders, with the whole church, decided to choose some of their own men and send them to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas. They chose Judas (called Barsabbas) and Silas, men who were leaders among the believers.
(ESV)
Then it seemed good to the apostles and the elders, with the whole church, to choose men from among them and send them to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas. They sent Judas called Barsabbas, and Silas, leading men among the brothers,

Acts 15:25

(NIV)
So we all agreed to choose some men and send them to you with our dear friends Barnabas and Paul –
(ESV)
it has seemed good to us, having come to one accord, to choose men and send them to you with our beloved Barnabas and Paul,

Acts 15:35

(NIV)
But Paul and Barnabas remained in Antioch, where they and many others taught and preached the word of the Lord.

(ESV)
But Paul and Barnabas remained in Antioch, teaching and preaching the word of the Lord, with many others also.

Acts 15:36

(NIV)
Some time later Paul said to Barnabas, ‘Let us go back and visit the believers in all the towns where we preached the word of the Lord and see how they are doing.’
(ESV)
And after some days Paul said to Barnabas, “Let us return and visit the brothers in every city where we proclaimed the word of the Lord, and see how they are.”

Acts 15:38

(NIV)
but Paul did not think it wise to take him, because he had deserted them in Pamphylia and had not continued with them in the work.
(ESV)
But Paul thought best not to take with them one who had withdrawn from them in Pamphylia and had not gone with them to the work.

Acts 15:40

(NIV)
but Paul chose Silas and left, commended by the believers to the grace of the Lord.
(ESV)
but Paul chose Silas and departed having been commended by the brothers to the grace of the Lord.

Acts 16:1

(NIV)
Paul came to Derbe and then to Lystra, where a disciple named Timothy lived, whose mother was Jewish and a believer but whose father was a Greek.
(ESV)
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.

Acts 16:3

(NIV)
Paul wanted to take him along on the journey, so he circumcised him because of the Jews who lived in that area, for they all knew that his father was a Greek.
(ESV)
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.

Acts 16:6

(NIV)
Paul and his companions travelled throughout the region of Phrygia and Galatia, having been kept by the Holy Spirit from preaching the word in the province of Asia.
(ESV)
And they went through the region of Phrygia and Galatia, having been forbidden by the Holy Spirit to speak the word in Asia.

Acts 16:9

(NIV)
During the night Paul had a vision of a man of Macedonia standing and begging him, ‘Come over to Macedonia and help us.’
(ESV)
And a vision appeared to Paul in the night: a man of Macedonia was standing there, urging him and saying, “Come over to Macedonia and help us.”

Acts 16:10

(NIV)
After Paul had seen the vision, we got ready at once to leave for Macedonia, concluding that God had called us to preach the gospel to them.

(ESV)
And when Paul had seen the vision, immediately we sought to go on into Macedonia, concluding that God had called us to preach the gospel to them.

Acts 16:14

(NIV)
One of those listening was a woman from the city of Thyatira named Lydia, a dealer in purple cloth. She was a worshipper of God. The Lord opened her heart to respond to Paul’s message.
(ESV)
One who heard us was a woman named Lydia, from the city of Thyatira, a seller of purple goods who was a worshiper of God. The Lord opened her heart to pay attention to what was said by Paul.

Acts 16:17

(NIV)
She followed Paul and the rest of us, shouting, ‘These men are servants of the Most High God, who are telling you the way to be saved.’
(ESV)
She followed Paul and us crying out, “These men are servants of the Most High God, who proclaim to you the way of salvation.”

Acts 16:18

(NIV)
She kept this up for many days. Finally Paul became so annoyed that he turned round and said to the spirit, ‘In the name of Jesus Christ I command you to come out of her!’ At that moment the spirit left her.

(ESV)
And this she kept doing for many days. Paul, having become greatly annoyed, turned and said to the spirit “I command you in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her.” And it came out that very hour.

Acts 16:19

(NIV)
When her owners realised that their hope of making money was gone, they seized Paul and Silas and dragged them into the market-place to face the authorities.
(ESV)
But when her owners saw that their hope of gain was gone, they seized Paul and Silas and dragged them into the marketplace before the rulers.

Acts 16:22

(NIV)
The crowd joined in the attack against Paul and Silas, and the magistrates ordered them to be stripped and beaten with rods.
(ESV)
The crowd joined in attacking them, and the magistrates tore the garments off them and gave orders to beat them with rods.

Acts 16:25

(NIV)
About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them.
(ESV)
About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them,

Acts 16:28

(NIV)
But Paul shouted, ‘Don’t harm yourself! We are all here!’

(ESV)
But Paul cried with a loud voice, “Do not harm yourself, for we are all here.”

Acts 16:29

(NIV)
The jailer called for lights, rushed in and fell trembling before Paul and Silas.
(ESV)
And the jailer called for lights and rushed in, and trembling with fear he fell down before Paul and Silas.

Acts 16:36

(NIV)
The jailer told Paul, ‘The magistrates have ordered that you and Silas be released. Now you can leave. Go in peace.’

(ESV)
And the jailer reported these words to Paul, saying, “The magistrates have sent to let you go. Therefore come out now and go in peace.”

Acts 16:37

(NIV)
But Paul said to the officers: ‘They beat us publicly without a trial, even though we are Roman citizens, and threw us into prison. And now do they want to get rid of us quietly? No! Let them come themselves and escort us out.’

(ESV)
But Paul said to them, “They have beaten us publicly uncondemned, men who are Roman citizens, and have thrown us into prison; and do they now throw us out secretly? No! Let them come themselves and take us out.”

Acts 16:38

(NIV)
The officers reported this to the magistrates, and when they heard that Paul and Silas were Roman citizens, they were alarmed.
(ESV)
The police reported these words to the magistrates, and they were afraid when they heard that they were Roman citizens.

Acts 16:40

(NIV)
After Paul and Silas came out of the prison, they went to Lydia’s house, where they met with the brothers and sisters and encouraged them. Then they left.

(ESV)
So they went out of the prison and visited Lydia. And when they had seen the brothers, they encouraged them and departed.

Acts 17:1

(NIV)
When Paul and his companions had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where there was a Jewish synagogue.
(ESV)
Now when they had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where there was a synagogue of the Jews.

Acts 17:2

(NIV)
As was his custom, Paul went into the synagogue, and on three Sabbath days he reasoned with them from the Scriptures,
(ESV)
And Paul went in as was his custom, and on three Sabbath days he reasoned with them from the Scriptures,

Acts 17:4

(NIV)
Some of the Jews were persuaded and joined Paul and Silas, as did a large number of God-fearing Greeks and quite a few prominent women.

(ESV)
And some of them were persuaded and joined Paul and Silas, as did a great many of the devout Greeks and not a few of the leading women.

Acts 17:5

(NIV)
But other Jews were jealous; so they rounded up some bad characters from the market-place, formed a mob and started a riot in the city. They rushed to Jason’s house in search of Paul and Silas in order to bring them out to the crowd.
(ESV)
But the Jews were jealous, and taking some wicked men of the rabble, they formed a mob, set the city in an uproar, and attacked the house of Jason, seeking to bring them out to the crowd.

Acts 17:10

(NIV)
As soon as it was night, the believers sent Paul and Silas away to Berea. On arriving there, they went to the Jewish synagogue.
(ESV)
The brothers immediately sent Paul and Silas away by night to Berea, and when they arrived they went into the Jewish synagogue.

Acts 17:11

(NIV)
Now the Berean Jews were of more noble character than those in Thessalonica, for they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures every day to see if what Paul said was true.
(ESV)
Now these Jews were more noble than those in Thessalonica; they received the word with all eagerness examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.

Acts 17:13

(NIV)
But when the Jews in Thessalonica learned that Paul was preaching the word of God at Berea, some of them went there too, agitating the crowds and stirring them up.
(ESV)
But when the Jews from Thessalonica learned that the word of God was proclaimed by Paul at Berea also, they came there too agitating and stirring up the crowds.

Acts 17:14

(NIV)
The believers immediately sent Paul to the coast, but Silas and Timothy stayed at Berea.
(ESV)
Then the brothers immediately sent Paul off on his way to the sea, but Silas and Timothy remained there.

Acts 17:15

(NIV)
Those who escorted Paul brought him to Athens and then left with instructions for Silas and Timothy to join him as soon as possible.

(ESV)
Those who conducted Paul brought him as far as Athens, and after receiving a command for Silas and Timothy to come to him as soon as possible, they departed.

Acts 17:16

(NIV)
While Paul was waiting for them in Athens, he was greatly distressed to see that the city was full of idols.
(ESV)
Now while Paul was waiting for them at Athens, his spirit was provoked within him as he saw that the city was full of idols.

Acts 17:18

(NIV)
A group of Epicurean and Stoic philosophers began to debate with him. Some of them asked, ‘What is this babbler trying to say?’ Others remarked, ‘He seems to be advocating foreign gods.’ They said this because Paul was preaching the good news about Jesus and the resurrection.
(ESV)
Some of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers also conversed with him. And some saidWhat does this babbler wish to say?” Others said, “He seems to be a preacher of foreign divinities”—because he was preaching Jesus and the resurrection.

Acts 17:22

(NIV)
Paul then stood up in the meeting of the Areopagus and said: ‘People of Athens! I see that in every way you are very religious.
(ESV)
So Paul, standing in the midst of the Areopagus, said: “Men of Athens, I perceive that in every way you are very religious.

Acts 17:33

(NIV)
At that, Paul left the Council.
(ESV)
So Paul went out from their midst.

Acts 17:34

(NIV)
Some of the people became followers of Paul and believed. Among them was Dionysius, a member of the Areopagus, also a woman named Damaris, and a number of others.

(ESV)
But some men joined him and believed, among whom also were Dionysius the Areopagite and a woman named Damaris and others with them.

Acts 18:1

(NIV)
After this, Paul left Athens and went to Corinth.
(ESV)
After this Paul left Athens and went to Corinth.

Acts 18:2

(NIV)
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 Jews to leave Rome. Paul went to see them,
(ESV)
And he found a Jew named Aquila, a native of Pontus, recently come from Italy with his wife Priscilla, because Claudius had commanded all the Jews to leave Rome. And he went to see them,

Acts 18:5

(NIV)
When Silas and Timothy came from Macedonia, Paul devoted himself exclusively to preaching, testifying to the Jews that Jesus was the Messiah.
(ESV)
When Silas and Timothy arrived from Macedonia, Paul was occupied with the word testifying to the Jews that the Christ was Jesus.

Acts 18:6

(NIV)
But when they 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 innocent of it. From now on I will go to the Gentiles.’

(ESV)
And when they opposed and reviled him, he shook out his garments and said to themYour blood be on your own heads! I am innocent. From now on I will go to the Gentiles.”

Acts 18:7

(NIV)
Then Paul left the synagogue and went next door to the house of Titius Justus, a worshipper of God.
(ESV)
And he left there and went to the house of a man named Titius Justus a worshiper of God. His house was next door to the synagogue.
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