Confronting a Magician on Cyprus

Therefore, sent out by the Holy Spirit, they came down to Seleucia, and from there they sailed away to Cyprus. And when they[a] came to Salamis, they began to proclaim the word of God in the synagogues of the Jews. And they also had John as assistant. And when they[b] had crossed over the whole island as far as Paphos, they found a certain man, a magician, a Jewish false prophet whose name was Bar-Jesus,

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 13:5 Here “when” is supplied as a component of the participle (“came”) which is understood as temporal
  2. Acts 13:6 Here “when” is supplied as a component of the participle (“had crossed over”) which is understood as temporal

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