13 And on (A)the Sabbath day we went outside the gate to a riverside, where we were thinking that there was a place of prayer; and we sat down and began speaking to the women who had assembled.

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14 A woman named Lydia was listening; she was a seller of purple fabrics from the city of (B)Thyatira, and (C)a worshiper of God. [a]The Lord (D)opened her heart to respond to the things spoken by Paul. 15 Now when she and (E)her household had been baptized, she urged us, saying, “If you have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come into my house and stay.” And she prevailed upon us.

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 16:14 Lit Whose heart the Lord opened