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And upon a day guaternions of foldiers to keep him; intend- made an oration unto them.

22 And the people gave a sout, nyong

It is the voice of a god, and not of a man. s Peter thercfore, was kept ir: prison; but

:3 And immediately the angel of the Prayer was made without ceating of the Lord finate hin, because he gave not Goy Courch unto God for bin.

the glory; and he was eaten of worms, and 6 and when Hcrod would have brought gave up the hott. him forth, the fame night Peter was tleep 24. But the word of God grew and lag between two soldiers, bound with two multiplicd. chains: and the keepers before the door 25 And Barnabas and Saul returned from ept the prison.

Jerusalem, when they had fulfilled their 1 And, behoid, the angel of the Lord came miniftry, and took with them John, whole

por lain, and a light shined in the prison : surname was Mark. and he fmote Peter on the fide, and raised

CHAP. XIII. him up, saying, Anfe up quickly. And his ! Paul and Barnabas go to the Gentiles.

42 The Gentiles believe. 45 The Jesus 8 And the angel said unto him, Gird thykell , and bind on thy fandals; and so haciat Not Antioch certain prophets and teach:


Ow there were in the church that was

garncnt bout thee, and follow me. 2 And he went out, and followed liim; and called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and íit not that it was true which was done by Mappen, which had been brought up with Sie angel: but thought he saw a vision. Herud the tetrarch, and Saul.

10 When they were patt the firtt and the 2 As they ministered to the Lord, and faftIecond ward, they came unto the iron gate ed, the Holy Ghott said, Separate me Bar,

hat leadeth unto the city, which opened to nabas and Saul for the work whereunto I chem of his own accord : and they went out, have

called them. nd passed on through one ftreet, and forth 3. And when they had fafted and prayed, sith thc angel departed from him. and laid their hands on thein, they lent

11 And when Peter was come to himself, them away. e said, Now I know of a surety, that the

4 So they being fent forth by the Holy cord hath sent his angel, and hath deliver Ghor, departed unto

Seleucia; and from me out of the hand of Herod, and from thence they failed to Cyprus. 1l the expectation of the people of the 5 And when they were at Saiamis, they

preached the word of God in the syna13 And, when he had considered the thing, gogues of the Jews: and they had also joha came to the house of Mary the mother of

to their minifler. ohn, whose surname was Mark; where many were gathered together, praying:

6 And when they had gone through the

ise unto Paphos, they found a certain for. 13 And as Peter knocked at the door of cerer, a falle prophet, a Jew, whose name ahs gate, a damn el came to hearken, namdRhoja.

was Bar-jelus;

7 Which was with the deputy of the coun. 14 And when the knew Peters yoice, the try, Sergius Paulus, a prudent man; who od toid how Peter ftood before the gate. Perhed not the gate for gladness, but ran in, called for Barnabas and Saul, and detired to

hear the word of God. 15 And they said unto her, Thou art mad.

8 But Elymas the forcerer (for so is his name that the constantly affirmed that it was even by interpretation) withstood them, lecking

Tlien said they, it is his angel. 16. But Peter continued knocking and

to turn away the deputy from the faith

9 Then Saul, who also is called Paul,) fillIch they

had opened the door, and law ed with the Holy Ghiott, fet his eyes on him, 13 But he, beckoning unto them with the mischief, thou child of the devil, thou ene. * and to hold their peace, declared unto them my of all righteousness! wilt thou not ccale w the Lord bad brouglıt him out

of the to pervert the right ways of the Lord. Filon. And he said, Go, thew these things sito James, and to the brethren.

1 And now, behold, the hand of the parted, and went into another place.

And he 'Lord is upon thce, and thou shalt be blind,

not seeing the sun for a season. And inmeNow, alloon as it was day, there was diately there fell on him a mit, and a darkOmall fir among the foldiers what was ners; and he went about ferking fome to 19. And when Ilerod had fought for him,

lead him by the hand. t, and commanded that they mhould be put doctrine of the Lord ad found him not, he examined the keep: was done, belicved, being attonihed at the

12. Then the deputy, when he law what Cefarea and there abode.

13 Now, when Paul and his company loosed the head Herod was ligħly displeasca phylia : and Julin, departing from them,

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15 And, after the reading of the law and 35 Wherefore he faith also in another the prophets, the rulers of the fynagogae Palm, Thou thalt not suffer thinc holy One feat unto them, jaring, n men and bre- to see corruption. thren, if ye have aiiv word of exhortation 36 For David, after he had served his for the people, say on.

own generation, by the will of God fell on 16 Then Paul stood up, and, beckoning Accp, and was laid unto his fathers, ani with his hand, said, Men of Israel, and ye saw corruption : that fear God, give audience.

37 But he whom God raised again for 17 The God of this people of Israel chofe no corruption. our fathere, and exalted the people when they 38 4 Bc it known unto you, therefore, dwelt as itrangers in the land of Egypt, and men and brethren, that through this man with an high arm brought he them out of it. is preached unto you the forgiveness

18 And about the time of forty years fuf- fins: fered he their manners in the wilderness, 39 And by him all that believe are jut:

19 And when he had destroyed feven na- fied from all things, from which we ceale tions in the land of Chanaan, he divided not be justified by the law of Moses. their land to them by lot.

40 Beware therefore, left that come up 20 And after that lie gave unto them judges, you, which is fpoken of in the prophet, about the space of four hundred and fifty 41 Behold, ye despisers, and wonder, and years, until Samuel the prophet.

perish: for I work a work in your dar a 21 And afterward they detired a king: work, which ye fhall in no wild klicet, and God gave unto them Saul the son of though a man declare it unto you. Cis, a man of the tribe of Benjamin, by the 42 And when the Jews were gone out of space of forty years.

the fynagogne, the Gentiles belought that 22 And when he had removed him, he these words might be preached to tåen the raised up unto them David to be their king; next sabbath. to whom also he gave teftimony, and said, 43 Now when the congregation was le I have found David the son of Jeffe, a man ken up, many of the Jews and religion poafter mine own heart, which ihall fulfil all felytes followed Paul and Barnabas; whe,

speaking to them, persuaded them to come. 13 of this mans feed hath God, according tinue in the grace of God. to his promise, raised unto Ifrael a Saviour, 44 ! And the next sabbath-day care a Jefus ;

moit the whole city together, to hear the 24 When John had first preached before word of God. his coming the baptism of repentance to 45 But when the Jews saw the multitude all the people of Israel.

they were filled with envy, and take a 25 And as John fulfilled his course he gainst thote things which were ipoken by faid, whom think ye that I am! I am not Paul, contradicting and blafphemins ke, But, behold, there cometh one after me, 46 Then Paul and Barnabar warcú bold whore chocs of his feet I am not worthy to and said, It was necessary that the word of loose.

God should firft have been fpoken to y 26 Men an: brethren, children of the but seeing ye put it from you, and joke Ainek of Abraham, and whosoever among yourselves unworthy of everlaiting life, , you feareth God, to you is the word of we turn to the Gentiles: this falvation (ent.

47 For lo hath the Lord commanded . 27 For they that dwell at Jerufalem, and saying, I have set thee to be a light of the their rulers, becaule they knew him not, Gentiles, that thou fhoulder be for Alsa nor yet the voices of the prophets which tion unto the ends of the earth. are read every fabbath-day, they have ful. 48 And when the Gentiles heard this thrt filled them in condemning him.

were glad, and glorified the word of the 28 And though they found no cause of Lord : and as many as were erdance w death in him, yet defired they Pilate that eternal life believed. he should be flain.

49 And the word of the Lord vas po 29 And when they had fulfilled all that lifhed throughout all the region. was written of him, they took him down from the tree, and laid him in a fepulchre. honourable women,

chicf me 30 But God raised him from the dead the city, and raised perfecution against

31 And he was seen many days of them and Barnabas, and expelled them wat e which came up with him from Galiee to their coatts. Jerutilem, who are his witnesses unto the 51 But they thook off the doft of the pcople.

against them, and came unto

Iconiu.. 31 and we declare uato you glad tidings, 52 And the disciples were rued with how that the promile which was made un and with the Holy Ghost. to the fathers,

CHAP. XIV. 33 God hath fulfilled the fame unto us 1 Paul and Barnabas are perfeine. 8 their chudren, in that he hath raised up healing a cripple, they are repatris Jesus again; as it is also written in the 19 Paul i ftoned. 11 Thry asis the second plalin, Thou art my Son, this day divers churches, and return te rade en Andreas concerning that he raised him Awene har en together in the

Nd it came to pag in Iconium, that up froin the dead, now no more to return of the Jews, and to fpake. what a peats to corruption, he said on this wife, I will titude, both of the Ws, and so five you the sure Intercies of David, Greeks, bcheved.

2 But the unbelieving Jews firred up the fafting, they commended them to the Lord, Gentiles, and made their minds evil-affeaed on whom they believed. against the brethren.

24 And after they had passed throughout 3 Long time therefore, abode they speak. Pitidia, they came to Fainphylia. ing boldly in the lord, which gave testimony 25 And when they liad preached the word unto the word of his grace, and granted tigns in Perga, they went down into Attalia; and wonders to be done by their hands. 26 And! thence failed to Antioch, from

4 But the multitude of the city was divid-, whence they had been recommended to ed and part held with the Jews, and part the grace of God for the work which they with the apostles.

fulfilled. 5 And when there was an aTault made, 27 And when they were come, and had both of the Gentiles, and also of the Jews, gathered the church together, they rehear. with their rulers, to use them despitefully, fed all that God had done with them, and and to tone them,

how he had opened the door of faith unto 6 They were ware of it, and fed unto the Gentiles. Lyftra and Derbe, cities of Lycaonia, and 28. And there they abode long time with onto the region that Iyeth round about : the disciples. 7 And there they preached the gospel.

CHAP. XV. 8 4 And there fat à certain man at Lyitra, i Difenfion niout circumcision : 6 the apostles in potent in luis feet, being a cripple from consult about it: 22 Their determination. his mothers wornb), who never vad walked: 36 Paul ar.d Barnabas contend, and part,

9 The same heard Paul speak; who dedfadly beholding him, ad perceiving the A Nilicertain men, which

came down from Judia, taught the brethren, and said,

Except ye be circumcised, after the manoer 10 Said, with a loud voice, Stand upright of Mofes, yc cannot be faved. of thy fcet. And he leaped and walked. 2 When therefore, Paul and Barnabas had

!! And when the people faw what Paul no finall diffenfion and disputation with had done, they lifted lip their voices, saying, them, they determined that Paul and bar. in the speech of lycaoni., The gods are nabas, and certain other of them, should go come down to tis in the likeneb of men. up to Jerusakın unto the apostles and elders

12 And they called Barnabas, Jupiter ; and about this queftion. Paul, Mercurius; because he was the chief 3 And leing brought on their way by the speaker.

church, they passed through Phenice and 13 Then the priest of Jupiter, which was Samaria, declaring the couverfion of the before their city, brought oxen and gar. Gentiles: and they caused great joy unto ands unto the gates, and would have done all the brethren. Lacritice with the people.

4. And when they were come to Jerusalem 14 Which when ihe apostles, Barnabas and they were received of the church, and of the Panl, heard of, they rent their clothes, and apoitles and elders, and they declared all ran in among the people, crying ont, things that God had done with them.

15 And saying, Sits, why do ye these things! S But there rose up certain of the feet of we alfo are men of like pasions with you, the Pharisees which believed, faying, That and preach hinto you, thac ye should íurn it was needful to circunciie thein, and to froin these vanities unto the living God, cominand them to keep the law of Moses. which made heaven, and earth, and the 6 N And the apoitles and elders came tohd, and all things that are therein; gether for to contider of this matter.

16 Who in times paft luffered all nations 7 And when there had been moci difput. to walk in their own ways.

ing, Peter rofe up, and fa.d unto them, Men 17 Neverthelets, he left not himself with and brethren, ye know how that good rut witness, in that he did good, and gave while ago God made choice among us, that s rain from heaven, and fruitful sealons, the Gentiles by my mouth should licar the Aling our lucarts with food and gladness. word of the gospel, and believe.

IS And with these sayings fcarce rettrain 8 And God, which knoweth the hearts, ed they the people, that they had not done bare them witness, giving them the Holy tacrifice unto them.

Ghost, even as he did unto us; 19 9 And there came thither certain Jew's 9 And put no difference between us and from Antioch and Iconium, who perfuatical them, purifying their licarts by faith. the people; and, having loned Paul, drew him 10 Now therefore, wlytemptve God, to put out of the city, fuppofing he had been dead. a yoke upon the neck of the disciples, which 20. Howbeit, as the disciples fool round

neither our fathers nor we were able to bear? = 'cat him, he rofe up, and came into the 11 But we believe, that through the grace Fry: and the next day he departed with of the Lord Jesus Christ, we thall be saved Surnabas to Derbe.

even as they 21 And when they had preached the go 12 f 'Then all the inultitude kept filence, pef to that city, and had taught many, they and save audience to Barnabas and Paul', ctrined again to Lyftra, and to Iconinm, declaring what miraclos ard wondery God nd to Antioch,

had wrought among the Gentiles by them. ** Cootirming the fouls of the disciples, 13 9 And after they had hcld their peace,

exhorting them to continue in the faith, James answered, saying, Men and brethren, Eid that we muft through much tribulation hearken unto me. nter into the kingdom of God.

14 Simcon hath declared how God at the 27 And when they hall ordained them el. firft did visit the Gentiles, to take out or Ers in cruy church, and liad prayed with them a people for his name,


15 And to this agree the words of the 37 And Barnabas determined to take with prophets; as it is written,

them John, whose furname was Mark. 16 After this I will

return, and will build 38 Eur Paul thought not good to take him again the tabernacle of David, which is fal- with them, who departed from the fram len down; and I will build again the ruins Pamphylia, and went not with than to the thereof, and I will set it ap;

work, 17. That the refidue of men might seek 39 And the contention was fa farp be after the Lord, and all thc Gentiles upon tween them, that they departed afundet ose whom my name is called, faith the Lord, from the other : and to Barnabas teoš Mars, who doeth all thele things.

and failed unto Cyprus ; 18 Known unto God are all his works from 40 And Paul Close šilas, and departed, the beginning of the world.

being recommended by the brethren Date 19 Wherefore my fentence is, that we the grace of God. trouble not them, which from among the 41 And he went through Syria and Calca, Gentiles are turned to Goul:

tonfirming the churches. 20 But that we write unto them, that they

CHAP XVI. abitain from pollutions of idols, and from 1 Paul circumciseth Timothy, 14 cm fornication, and from things ftrangled, and Lydia, 16 cafteth out a parit e Arsitatis : from blood.

19 he and sila are impriju. For Moses of old time hath in exerx Torhold, a cere vin disciple was there

Hen came he to Derbe and Lyftra: and, city then that preach him, being read in the synagogues every fabbath-day.

named Timothcus, ie son of a certain wo 22 Then pleased it the apostles and elders, man which was a Jewels, and believed, but with the whole church, to send chosen men of his father was a Greek: their own company to Antioch with Paul and 2 Which was well reported of by the se Barnabas; namely Judas, surnamed Barsabas, thrcn that were at Lyitra and Icoalan: and sits, chief men among the brethren; 3 Him would Panl' have to go forth it!

23 And they wrote letters by them after this him; and took and circumcised him, becaule manner; The apostles, and elders, and bre. of the Jews which were in those quarters: for thren, send greeting unto the brethren which they knew all that his father was a Greek. are of the Gentiles in Antioch, and Syria, 4 And as they went through the cities, and Cilicia:

they delivered then the decreo for to toep. 24 Forasmuch as we have heard, that cer that were ordained of the apoftles and altain wh ch went out from is have troubled ders which were at Jerufalem. sou with words, subverting your souls, fay. 5 And so were the churches cftabited b 118, Ye muitbe circumcised, and keep the law; the faith, and increased in number daily to whom we gave no such commandment: 6 Now, wlien they had gone throughstbt

25 It seemed good unto us, being assembled Phrygia and the region of Galatia, na vere with one accord, to send chofen men unto forbidden of the Holy Ghift to reach the you, with our beloved Barnabas and Paul; word in Afia,

26 Men that have hazarded their lives for After they were come to Myba, they the name of our Lord Jesus Chrift,

aflayed to go into Bithynia: bet the Spirit 27 We have lent, therefore, Judas and Si- [utfered them not. lis, who shall also tell you the fame things 8 And they, paffing by Myfa, came down by mouth,

to Troas. 28 For it seemed good to the Holy Ghoft, 9 And a vision appeared to Paul in time and to us, to lay upon you no greater bur: right; There stood a man of Macedstria den than these necefsary things;

and prayed him, Gving, Corric ove into 29 That ye abitain from meats offered to Macedonia, and help us. idols, and from blood, and from thingsttrang. 10 And after he had face the vifon, in led, and from fornication : from which, if ye mediately we endeavoured to go into Ma. yourselves, ye thali do well. Fare ye cedonia, alluredly gathering that the Land

had called us for to preach the geird unta 30 So when they were dismiffed they came them. to Antiocht; and when they had gathered the 1 Therefore, looling from Trans, multitude together, they delivered the epiftle: came with a ttraight course to Sumatrat,

3! Which when they had read, they re- and the next day to Neapolis; joiced for the consolation.

12 And from thence to Philippi, which do 32 And Judas and Silas, being prophets the chief city of that part of Macedonia alto themselves, cxhorted the brethren with and a colony: and we were in that Dany words, and confirmed them.

abiding certain days. 33 And after they had tarried there a * 13 And on the fabbath we went out of de fpace, they were let go in peace from the city by a river-fide, where prayer wa T* htthren unto the apoitles.

to be made ; and we Cat down, and put 34 Netwithstanding, it pleased Silas to a. unto the women which relorto tasker Lide there fill.

14 | And a certain woman named Lya 35 Paul also and Barnabas continued in a felicr of pnrple, of the city of Thratin Antioch, teaching and preaching the word which worihipped God, heard of the Lord, with many others also. heart the Lord opened, that the atta

36 ! And some days after Panl faid sinto unto the things which were fpokea a Barnabas, let us go again and visit our bre 15 And when the was baptized, and Curen in every city where we have preached houloid, the besought us Cayias. " de word of the Lools and see how they do. have judged me to be fakthiul eo se

rme into my house, and abide there. And mans, and have caft us into prison; and nove be constrained us.

do they thruit us out privilynay verily; but 161 And it came to pass, as we went to let them comc themselves and fetch us out. prayer, a certain damsel poftered with a 38 And the ferjeants told these words un. pirit of divination mct us,' which brought to the magiftrates: and they feared, when litt matters much gain by soothsaying: they heard that they were Romans.

17, The same fohowed Paul and us, and 39 And they cainc and befought them, crial, saying, Thefe men are the servants and brought them out, and defired them to fine mort high God, which thew unto us depart out of the city. the way of Calyation,

40 And they went out of the prison, and 18 And this did the many days. But Paul, entered into the house of Lydia : and when being grieved, turned, and raid to the spirit, they had seeu the brethren they comforted 1 command thee, in the name of Icfus Chritte them, and to come out . out the

( H A P. XVII. Caine hour.

i Paul preacherh at Thessalonica, 10 and at 19 $ And when her matters faw that the Berea : 34 many are converted. Hipe of their gains was gone, they camght N Ophipolis and Apollonia, they came to bet-place into the rulers,

Theialonica, where was a synagogne of the 20 And brought them to the magiftrates, Jews: rying, These men, heing Jews, do exceed 2 And Paul, as his manner was, went in ingly trouble our city,

unto them, and three fabbath-days reasoned 21 And teach cuitoms which are not law. with them ont of the scriptures; "ul for us to receive, neither to obserye, be 3. Opening and alledging that Christ must 2 komans,

needs have fuffered, and risen again from 32 And the multitude rose up together the dcad: and that this Jesus, wlioin 1 preach ainst them; and the magiftrates rent off unto you, is Christ. hear clothes, and cominanded to beat theint. 4 And Coint of them believed, and con

23 And when they hal laid many duripes sorted with Panland Silas; and of the de. 199 tkem, they cait them into prison, vout Greeks a great inultitude, and of the sarging the jailofoto keep them fafely: cluicf women not a few.. 4 Who, having received such a charge, $ 1 But the Jews which believed not, fuft them into the inner prison, and made, moved with envy, cook unto thein certain ir feet fait in the stocks.

lewd fellows of the bafer fort, and gathered 25 And at midnight Paul and Silas pray a company, and set all the city on an up:

and sang praises into God: and the pri- roar, and alraulted the house of Jason, and ver heard them.

fought to bring them out to the people. 26 And suddenly there was a great earth 6° And when they found them not, they uke, so that the foundations of the prison drew Jaron and certain brethren unto the ruere taken: and iminediately all the doors lers of the city,crying, There that have turned CIe opened, and every ones bands were the world uplide down are come hither allo; ofed.

7 Whom Jafon hath received: and there 27 And the keeper of the prison awaking all do contrary to the decrees of Cerar, faya ut of his deep, and seeing the prifon-doors ing, That there is another king, one Jesus. pien, le drew out his sword, and would 8 And they troubled the people, and the ru. we killed himself, fuppofing that the pri, lers of the city, when they heard these things. Has had been filed.

9 And when they had taken security of 28 But Paul cried with a loud voice, say. Jason, and of the other, they let them go.

Do thyself no harm ; for we are all here. 10' And the brethren iinmcdiately sent 19 Then he called for a light, and sprang away Paul and Silas by night unto Beren

and came trembling, and fell down be who coming thither, went into the fynia-re Paul and Sülas,


of the Jews. 3o And Wrought them out, and said, Sirs, 11 These were more noble than those inn 140 mut I do to be saved ?

Thesalonica, in that they received the wod 31 And they faid, Belicve on the Lord with all readiness of mind, and searched the in Christ, and thou thalt be f ved, and scripture: daily, whether those things were lo. y house,

12 Therefore many of them believed; allo And they spake unto him the word of of honourable women which were Grecks, Lord, and co all that were in his house. and of men not a few. 33 And he took them the fame hour of the 13. But when the Jews of Thesalonica ht, and washed their ftripes; and was had knowledge that the word of God wat prized, he and all lis, straightway. preached of Paul ar Berea, they came thi. 34 And when he had brought them into ther also, and itirred up the people.

boule he fet meat before them, and re 14 And then immediately the brethren ccd, believing in God with all his house. sent away Paul, to go as it were to the sea : 35 And when it was day, the magiftrates but Silas and Timotheus abode there ftill. at the ferjeants, saying, Let those men go. - 15 And they that conduced Paul brought 36 And the keeper of the prison told this him unto Athens: and receiving a coming to Paul, The magiftrates have sent to mandnient unto Silas and Timotheus for to you go: now therefore, dcpart, and go come to him with all speed, they departed. face.

16 9 Now while Paul waited for thein at 37 But Paul said unto them, They have Athens, his fpirit was stirred in him, when aten us openly uncondemned, being Ro- hic law the city wholly given to idolatry.

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