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Acts 14:6Acts 14:21

d. To Lystra and Derbe of Lycaonia

6 They became aware of it and afled to the cities of Lycaonia, bLystra and cDerbe, and the surrounding region.

7 And there they aannounced the gospel.

8 And in Lystra a certain man was sitting, without strength in his feet, alame from his mother's womb, who had never walked.

9 This man heard Paul speaking, who, looking intently at him and seeing that he had afaith to be 1healed,

10 Said with a loud voice, Stand upright on your feet. And he aleaped up and began to walk.

11 And when the crowds saw what Paul had done, they lifted up their voice, saying in Lycaonian, The agods have become like men and have come down to us.

12 And they called Barnabas, 1Zeus, and Paul, 2Hermes, since he was the one who took the lead in the discourse.

13 And the priest of Zeus, whose temple was before the city, brought bulls and garlands to the gates and wanted to offer a sacrifice with the crowds.

14 But when the apostles, Barnabas and Paul, heard this, they atore their garments and rushed out into the crowd, crying out

15 And saying, 1Men, why are you doing these things? We also are amen of blike feeling as you, and cannounce the gospel to you that you should turn from these 2dvain things eto the fliving God, who gmade heaven and earth and the sea and all things in them;

16 Who in the generations agone by ballowed all the nations to go their ways.

17 And yet He did anot leave Himself without witness, in that He did good by giving you brain from heaven and fruitful seasons, filling your chearts with dfood and gladness.

18 And saying these things, they restrained the crowds only with difficulty from offering sacrifices to them.

19 But aJews from Antioch and Iconium came there; and having bpersuaded the crowds, they cstoned Paul and dragged him outside the city, supposing that he was dead.

20 But as the disciples surrounded him, he rose up and entered into the city. And on the next day he went out with Barnabas to aDerbe.

21 And when they had aannounced the gospel to that city and had made a considerable number of bdisciples, they returned to cLystra and to dIconium and to eAntioch,