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9 Then Saul, who also is called Paul, filled with the Holy Ghost, set his eyes ou him,

10 And said, O full of all subuilty and all inischief, thou child of the devil, thou enemy of all righteousness, wilt thou not cease to pervert the right ways of the Lord?

II Ard now, behold, the hand of the Lord is upou thee, and thou shall be blind, not seeing the sun for a season. And immediately there fell on him a mist and a darkness; · and he went about seeking some to lead him by the hand.

12 Then the deputy, when he saw what was done, believed, being astonished at the doctrine of the Lord.

13 Now when Paul and his company loosed froin Paphos, they came to Perga in Pamphylia: and John departing froin them returned to Jerusalem.

14 But when they departed from Perga, they came to Antioch in Pisidia, and went into the synagogue on the sabbath-day, and sat down.

15 And after the reading of the law and the prophets, the rulers of the synagogue sent unto them, saying, Ye men and brethren, If ye have any word of exhortation for the people, my on.

16 Then Paul stood up, and beckoning with his hand, said, Men of Israel, and ye that fear God, give audience.

17 The God of this people of Israel chose our fathers, and exalted the people when they dwelt as strangers in the land of Egypt, and with an high arm lírought he them out of it.

18 And about the time of forty years suffered he their manners in the wilderness.

19 And when he had destroyed seven nations in the land of Chanaan, he divided their land to them by lot.

20 And after that he gave unto them judges, about the space of four hundred and fifty years, until Samuel the prophèt. . .

21 And afterward they desired a king: and God gave unto them Saul, the son of Cis, a man of the tribe of Benjainin, by the space of forty years.

29 And when he had removed him, he raised up unto them David to be their king; to whom also he gave testiv


mony, and said, I hate found David, the son of Jesse, a man after mine own heart, which shall full all my will.

23 Of this man's seed hath God according to his promise raised into Israel a Saviour Jesus: .

24 When Jolin had first preached before his coming the baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel.

25 And as Johin fulfilled his course, he said, Whom think ye that I am? I am not he. But, behold, there cometh one after me, whose shoes of his feet I am not worthy to Joose.

26 Men and brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and whosoever among you feareth God, to you is the word of this salvation sent.

27 For they that dwell at Jerusalem, and their rulers, be cause they knew himn not, nor yet the voices of the prophets which are read every sabbath-day, they have fulfilled thein ita condemning him.

28 And thongh they found no cause of death in him, yet desired they Pilate that he should be slain.

29 And when they had fulfilled all that was written of hiin, they took him down from the tree, and laid him in a sepulchre.

30 But God raised him fron the dead.

3.1 And he was seen many days of them which came up with hin fronı Galilee to Jerusalem, who are his witnesses unto the people.

32 And we declare unto you glad tidings, how that the promise which was made unto the fathers,

39 God hath fulfilled the sainc unto us their children, in that he hath raised up Jesus ayan; as it is also written in the second psalm, Thou art my Son, this day have I-begotten thee. ,

34 And as concerning that he raised him up from the dead, now no more to return to corruption, he said ou this wise, I will give you the sure mercies of David.

35 l herefore le saill also in another psalm, Thou shalt not suffer thine lloly One to see corruption. 3j for David, aiter ke had served liis own generation by

the the wiii of God, fell on sleep, and was laid unto Ins father?, and saw corruption. ♦

37 But he whom God raised again saw no, corruption.

38 Be it known unto you therefore, men and brethren, that through this man is preached unto you the forgiveness of si a*:

3Q And by him all that believe are justified from all things, from which ye could not be justified by the law of Moses.

40 Beware therefore lest that come upon you which is spoken of in the prophets;

41 Behold, ye despisers, and wonder, and perish: fori work a work in your days, a work which ye shall in no wise believe though a man declare it unto you'.

42 If And when the Jews were gone out -of the synagogue, tllesGentiles besought that these words might be preached to them the next sabbath.

43' Now when the congregation was broken up, many of the Jews and religious proselytes followed Paul and Barnabas: who, speaking to them, persuaded them to continue in the grate of God.

44 And the next sabbath-day came ahnost the whole city together to hear the word of God.

45 Butwhen the Jews saw the multitudes, they were filled with envy, and spake against those things which were spoken by Paul, contradicting and blaspheming.

46 Then Paul and Barnabas waxed bold, and said, It was pecessary that the word of God should first have been spoken to you: but seeing ye put it from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of ereilasting life, lo, we turn to the Gentiles.

47 For so hath the Lord commanded us, saying, I have set thee to be a light of the Gentile?, that thou shouldest be for salvation unto the ends of the earth.

48 And when the Gentiles heard this, they were glad, and glorified the word of the Lord: and as many as were ordained to eternal life believed.

49 And the word of the Lord was published throughout all ihe region.

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80 But the Jews stirred up the devout and honourable women, and the chief men of the eity, and raised persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and expelled them cut of their coasts.

51 But they shook off the dust of their feet against them, and came unto Iconium. ...52 And the disciples were filled with joy, and with the Płoly Ghost. .

CHAP. XIV, i Paul and Barnabas are persecuted. 8 l'aul hialing a cripple, they are reputed as gods. 10 Faul is stoned. 21

They pass through divers churches, and return to Antioch. AND it came to pass in Iconium, that tirey went both to

gether into the gynagogue of the Jews, and so spake, that a great multitude both of the Jess and also of the Greeks believed..

2 But the unbelieving Jews stirred up the Gentiles, and made their minde evil affected against the brethren.

3 Long time therefore abode they speaking boldly in the Lord, which gave testimony into the word of his grace, and granted signs and wonders to be done by their hands.

4. But the inultitude of the city was divided; and part hield with the Jews, and part with the apostles.

5 And when there was an assault inade both of the Gentiles, and also of the Jews, with their rultrs, to use them despitefully, and to stone them, . They were ware of it, and fled unto Lystra and Derbe, cities of Lycaonia, and unto the region that leth round about:

7 And there they preached the Gospel.

89 And there sat a certain man at Lystra, inipotent in his feet, being a cripple bis moinner's womb, who never had walked:

9 The same heard Paul speak: who stedfastly beholding him, and perc. iving that he had faich to be healed,

10 Said with a loud voice, Stand upright on thiy felt. And he leaped and walked. '11 A..d when the people saw what Paul had done, they

lifted up their voices, saying in the speech of Lycaonia, The gods are come down to us in the likeness of men.

12 And they called Barnabas, Jupiter; and Paul, Mercurius, because he was the chief speaker.

13 Then the priest of Jupiter, which was before their city, brought oxen and garlands unto the gates, and would have done sacrifice with the people.

14 Which when the apostles Barnabas and Paul heard of, they rent their clothes, and ran in among the people, crying out,

15 And saving, Sirs, why do ye these things? we also are men of like passions with you, and preach unto you that ye should turn from these vanities unto the living God, which made heaven and earth, and the sea, and all things that are therein:

16 Who in times past suffered all nations to walk in their own ways.

17 Nevertheless-he left'not himself without witness, in that he did good, and gave us rain from heaven, and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness.

18 And with these sayings scarce restrained they the people that they had not done sacrifice unto them.

If) ^ And thece came thither certain Jews from Antioch and Iconintn, who persuaded the people, and having stoned Paul, drew him out of the city, supposing be had been dead.

20 Howbeit, as the disciples stood round about him, he rose up, and came into the city: and the next day he departed with Barnabas to Derbe.

21 I[ And when they had preached the Gospel to that city, and had taught many, they returned again to Lystra, and to Iconintn, and Antioch,

22 Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.

£3 And when they had ordained them elders in every church, and had prayed w ith fasting, they ccMmeuded them to the Lord, on whom they believed.

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