19 Then some Jews(A) came from Antioch and Iconium(B) and won the crowd over. They stoned Paul(C) and dragged him outside the city, thinking he was dead. 20 But after the disciples(D) had gathered around him, he got up and went back into the city. The next day he and Barnabas left for Derbe.

The Return to Antioch in Syria

21 They preached the gospel(E) in that city and won a large number(F) of disciples. Then they returned to Lystra, Iconium(G) and Antioch, 22 strengthening the disciples and encouraging them to remain true to the faith.(H) “We must go through many hardships(I) to enter the kingdom of God,” they said. 23 Paul and Barnabas appointed elders[a](J) for them in each church and, with prayer and fasting,(K) committed them to the Lord,(L) in whom they had put their trust.

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  1. Acts 14:23 Or Barnabas ordained elders; or Barnabas had elders elected

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