Show header
Hide header
Verse: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40
b. To Derbe and Lystra 16:1-5
Acts 16 :1 16:1 And he came also to aDerbe and to Lystra. And behold, a certain disciple named bTimothy was there, the son of a cJewish woman who was a believer, but of a Greek father;
Acts 16 :2 16:2 He was well attested to by the abrothers in bLystra and cIconium.
Acts 16 :3 16:3 Paul wanted this one to go forth with him; and he took him and 1acircumcised him 2because of the bJews who were in those places, for they all knew that his father was a Greek.
Acts 16 :4 16:4 And as they went through the cities, they delivered to them the adecrees to keep which had been decided upon by the apostles and elders in Jerusalem.
Acts 16 :5 16:5 And so the 1achurches were strengthened in the bfaith and cincreased in number ddaily.
c. To Philippi of Macedonia 16:6-40
1) The vision of a Macedonian vv. 6-10
Acts 16 :6 16:6 And they passed through the region of aPhrygia and Galatia, having been forbidden 1by the Holy bSpirit to speak the word in Asia.
Acts 16 :7 16:7 And when they had come to Mysia, they tried to go into Bithynia, yet the 1aSpirit of Jesus did 2not allow them.
Acts 16 :8 16:8 And bypassing Mysia, they came down to aTroas.
Acts 16 :9 16:9 And a 1avision appeared to Paul during the night: A certain man, a Macedonian, was standing and entreating him and saying, Come over into 2bMacedonia and help us.
Acts 16 :10 16:10 And when he had seen the vision, 1we immediately 2endeavored to go forth into Macedonia, 3concluding that God had called us to announce the gospel to them.
2) The preaching and its fruits vv. 11-18
Acts 16 :11 16:11 And putting out to sea from 1Troas, we ran a straight course to 2Samothrace, and on the following day to 3Neapolis,
Acts 16 :12 16:12 And from there to aPhilippi, which is the leading city of that part of Macedonia, a Roman 1colony; and we spent some days in this city.
Acts 16 :13 16:13 And on the 1aSabbath day we went outside the gate by the briver, where we supposed there would be a place of 2prayer; and we sat down and spoke to the women who had come together.
Acts 16 :14 16:14 And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple-dyed goods from the city of aThyatira who bworshipped God, was listening, whose heart the 1Lord copened to give heed to the things being spoken by Paul.
Acts 16 :15 16:15 And when she was 1baptized, as well as her ahousehold, she entreated us, saying, If you have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, 2come into my 3house and abide. And she constrained us.
Acts 16 :16 16:16 And as we were going to the place of prayer, a certain slave girl having a 1aspirit of 2Python met us, who brought her masters much profit by 3bdivining.
Acts 16 :17 16:17 This woman followed after Paul and us and acried out, saying, These men are bslaves of the cMost High God, who announce to you a way of salvation.
Acts 16 :18 16:18 And she did this for many days. But Paul was greatly disturbed; and turning, he said to the spirit, I charge you in the aname of Jesus Christ to come out of her. And it bcame out that very hour.
3) The imprisonment and the release vv. 19-40
Acts 16 :19 16:19 But when her masters saw that their hope of aprofit had gone out, they laid hold of Paul and bSilas and cdragged them into the marketplace before the rulers.
Acts 16 :20 16:20 And when they had brought them to the 1amagistrates, they said, These men, being Jews, are bthrowing our city into confusion,
Acts 16 :21 16:21 And they are announcing acustoms which are not lawful for us, being bRomans, to accept or do.
Acts 16 :22 16:22 And the crowd rose up together against them, and the magistrates tore off their garments and ordered some to abeat them with rods.
Acts 16 :23 16:23 And when they had laid many stripes upon them, they threw them into aprison, charging the jailer to keep them securely,
Acts 16 :24 16:24 Who, having received such a charge, threw them into the inner prison and secured their feet in the 1astocks.
Acts 16 :25 16:25 And about amidnight Paul and Silas, while praying, sang hymns of praise to God; and the prisoners were listening to them.
Acts 16 :26 16:26 And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison house were ashaken. And instantly all the doors were bopened and everyone's cbonds were unfastened.
Acts 16 :27 16:27 And the jailer, waking up out of his sleep and seeing the doors of the prison opened, drew his sword and was about to ado away with himself, supposing that the prisoners had escaped.
Acts 16 :28 16:28 But Paul called out with a loud voice, saying, Do no harm to yourself, for we are all here.
Acts 16 :29 16:29 And the jailer asked for lights and rushed in; and trembling, he afell down before Paul and Silas.
Acts 16 :30 16:30 And leading them outside, he said, Sirs, awhat must I do to be saved?
Acts 16 :31 16:31 And they said, aBelieve on the Lord Jesus, and you shall be bsaved, you and your 1household.
Acts 16 :32 16:32 And they spoke the word of God to him together with all those in his house.
Acts 16 :33 16:33 And he took them with him in that very hour of the night and washed their wounds. And he was 1abaptized immediately, he and all his household.
Acts 16 :34 16:34 And he brought them 1up 2into his house and aset a table before them; and he bexulted because he had believed in God with all his household.
Acts 16 :35 16:35 Now when day came, the magistrates sent the 1lictors, saying, Release those men.
Acts 16 :36 16:36 And the jailer reported these words to Paul: The magistrates have sent that you may be released. Now therefore come out and go in peace.
Acts 16 :37 16:37 But Paul said to them, They have beaten us publicly, uncondemned, men who are aRomans, and have thrown us into prison; and now secretly they are thrusting us out? No indeed! But let them come themselves and bring us out.
Acts 16 :38 16:38 And the lictors reported these words to the magistrates. And they became afrightened when they heard that they were Romans.
Acts 16 :39 16:39 And they came and entreated them. And when they had brought them out, they asked them to adepart from the city.
Acts 16 :40 16:40 And they went out from the prison and entered the ahouse of Lydia; and when they saw the bbrothers, they exhorted them and went forth.
Download Android app
Play audio
Alphabetically search
Fill in the form
Quick transfer
on books and chapters of the Bible
Hover your cursor or tap on the link
You can hide links in the settings