14 In Iconium they entered the synagogue of the Jews together, and spoke in such a manner that a large number of people believed, both of Jews and of Greeks.2 But the Jews who [a]disbelieved stirred up the [b]minds of the Gentiles and embittered them against the brethren.3 Therefore they spent a long time therespeaking boldly with reliance upon the Lord, who was testifying to the word of His grace, granting that [c]signs and wonders be done by their hands.4 But the [d]people of the city were divided; and some [e]sided with the Jews, and some with the apostles.5 And when an attempt was made by both the Gentiles and the Jews with their rulers, to mistreat and to stone them,6 they became aware of it and fled to the cities of Lycaonia, Lystra and Derbe, and the surrounding region;7 and there they continued to preach the gospel.
8 At Lystra a man was sitting who had no strength in his feet, lame from his mother’s womb, who had never walked.9 This man was listening to Paul as he spoke, who, when he had fixed his gaze on him and had seen that he had faith to be [f]made well,10 said with a loud voice, “Stand upright on your feet.” And he leaped up and began to walk.11 When the crowds saw what Paul had done, they raised their voice, saying in the Lycaonian language, “The gods have become like men and have come down to us.”12 And they began calling Barnabas, [g]Zeus, and Paul, [h]Hermes, because he was [i]the chief speaker.13 The priest of Zeus, whose temple was [j]just outside the city, brought oxen and garlands to the gates, and wanted to offer sacrifice with the crowds.14 But when the apostles Barnabas and Paul heard of it, they tore their [k]robes and rushed out into the crowd, crying out
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