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A. D. 54. might filence the Pretence of some malicious jews, that v-y- he preached for Gain and Advantage. (See I Cor. ix.)
7. And he departed thence, and entred into a certain mans house, named Justus, one that worshipped God, whose house joined hard to the synagogue.
8. And Crispus the chief ruler of the sy
7 & 8. Leaving their Synagogues therefore, he preached for the future in the House of a certain jewish uncircumcis'd Proselyte; where he converted the President of a Synagogue, with his whole Family, and abundance of the Corinthian Gentiles, who
all received Baptism. - nagogue,
Chap. XVIII. Acts of the Holy Aposiles. I 3 I
nagogue, believed on the Lord, with all his house; and ma- 4 D. 54. ny of the Corinthians hearing, believed, and were baptized. -v
11. Whereupon he continued his Ministry there a Year and a half together.
names, and of your
11. And he continued there a year and six months, teaching the word of God among them.
12. And when Gallio was the deputy of Achaia, the Jews made insurrečlion with one accord against Paul, and brought him to the judgment-seat.
13. Saying, This fellow persuadeth men
to worship God contrary to the law.
14. And when Paul was now about to open his mouth, Gallio said unto the Jews, If it were a matter of wrong, or wicked lewdness, O ye Jews, reason would that I should bear with you.
15. But if it be a question of words and
14, 15 & 16. But as he was going to defend himself against this malicious Charge, the Praefe&t prevented and saved him that Trouble, by telling the jews, if they could accuse the Man of any Thing that amounted to a Breach of common Right, or a Disturbance of the publick Peace, he would take Cognizance of it, according to the Duty of his ro ; but
19, 20 & 21. In this Voyage, Paul took Ephesus in his Way, and preached to the jews there in their Synagogue; then left Aquila
19. And he came to Ephesus, and left them there: but he himself entred into the
* Ver, 17. The Greeks took Sosthenes, &c.—Note, Some
good Manuftripts, the Copt. and Wul. Wersion, leave out “EAAAyst (the Greek: ;) and one MS. read 'Issafot (the jews.) If it were the jew, that beat Softhemes, we may then suppose him to be now a Christian, or Favourer of the Christians as some learned Men have thought. Let the Reader judge.