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Acts Chapter 18

1 After these things Paul departed from Athensand came toCorinth

2 And found a certain Jew named Aquilaborn in Pontuslatelycome from Italywith his wife Priscilla because thatClaudius had commanded all Jews to depart from Rome and cameunto them.

3 And because he was of the same crafthe abode with themandwroughtfor by their occupation they were tentmakers.

4 And he reasoned in the synagogue every sabbathand persuadedthe Jews and the Greeks.

5 And when Silas and Timotheus were come from MacedoniaPaulwas pressed in the spiritand testified to the Jews thatJesus was Christ.

6 And when they opposed themselvesand blasphemedhe shook hisraimentand said unto themYour blood be upon your ownheadsI am cleanfrom henceforth I will go unto theGentiles.

7 And he departed thenceand entered into a certain man shousenamed Justusone that worshipped Godwhose housejoined hard to the synagogue.

8 And Crispusthe chief ruler of the synagoguebelieved on theLord with all his houseand many of the Corinthians hearingbelievedand were baptized.

9 Then spake the Lord to Paul in the night by a visionBe notafraidbut speakand hold not thy peace

10 For I am with theeand no man shall set on thee to hurt theefor I have much people in this city.

11 And he continued there a year and six monthsteaching theword of God among them.

12 And when Gallio was the deputy of Achaiathe Jews madeinsurrection with one accord against Pauland brought him tothe judgment seat

13 SayingThis fellow persuadeth men to worship God contrary tothe law.

14 And when Paul was now about to open his mouthGallio saidunto the JewsIf it were a matter of wrong or wickedlewdnessO ye Jewsreason would that I should bear with you

15 But if it be a question of words and namesand of your law look ye to itfor I will be no judge of such matters.

16 And he drave them from the judgment seat.

17 Then all the Greeks took Sosthenesthe chief ruler of thesynagogueand beat him before the judgment seat. And Galliocared for none of those things.

18 And Paul after this tarried there yet a good whileand thentook his leave of the brethrenand sailed thence into Syria and with him Priscilla and Aquilahaving shorn his head inCenchreafor he had a vow.

19 And he came to Ephesusand left them therebut he himselfentered into the synagogueand reasoned with the Jews.

20 When they desired him to tarry longer time with themheconsented not

21 But bade them farewellsayingI must by all means keep thisfeast that cometh in Jerusalembut I will return again untoyouif God will. And he sailed from Ephesus.

22 And when he had landed at Caesareaand gone upand salutedthe churchhe went down to Antioch.

23 And after he had spent some time therehe departedand wentover all the country of Galatia and Phrygia in order strengthening all the disciples.

24 And a certain Jew named Apollosborn at Alexandriaaneloquent manand mighty in the scripturescame to Ephesus.

25 This man was instructed in the way of the Lordand beingfervent in the spirithe spake and taught diligently thethings of the Lordknowing only the baptism of John.

26 And he began to speak boldly in the synagoguewhom whenAquila and Priscilla had heardthey took him unto themandexpounded unto him the way of God more perfectly.

27 And when he was disposed to pass into Achaiathe brethrenwroteexhorting the disciples to receive himwhowhen hewas comehelped them much which had believed through grace

28 For he mightily convinced the Jewsand that publickly shewing by the scriptures that Jesus was Christ.

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