Paul in Thessalonica

17 Now when they had traveled through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to (A)Thessalonica, where there was a synagogue of the Jews. And (B)according to Paul’s custom, he [a]visited them, and for three (C)Sabbaths reasoned with them from (D)the Scriptures, [b]explaining and [c]giving evidence that the [d]Christ (E)had to suffer and (F)rise from the dead, and saying, “(G)This Jesus whom I am proclaiming to you is the [e]Christ.” (H)And some of them were persuaded and joined (I)Paul and Silas, [f]along with a large number of the (J)God-fearing (K)Greeks and [g]a significant number of the (L)leading women. But (M)the Jews, becoming jealous and taking along some wicked men from the marketplace, formed a mob and set the city in an uproar; and they attacked the house of (N)Jason and were seeking to bring them out to the people. When they did not find them, they began (O)dragging Jason and some brothers before the city authorities, shouting, “These men who have upset [h](P)the world have come here also; [i]and Jason (Q)has welcomed them, and they all act (R)contrary to the decrees of Caesar, saying that there is another king, Jesus.” They stirred up the crowd and the city authorities who heard these things. And when they had received a [j]pledge from (S)Jason and the others, they released them.

Paul in Berea

10 (T)The brothers immediately sent (U)Paul and Silas away by night to (V)Berea, [k]and when they arrived, they went into (W)the synagogue of the Jews.

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 17:2 Lit entered to them
  2. Acts 17:3 Lit opening
  3. Acts 17:3 Lit placing before
  4. Acts 17:3 I.e., Messiah
  5. Acts 17:3 I.e., Messiah
  6. Acts 17:4 Lit and a large
  7. Acts 17:4 Lit not a few
  8. Acts 17:6 Lit the inhabited earth
  9. Acts 17:7 Lit whom Jason has welcomed
  10. Acts 17:9 Or bond
  11. Acts 17:10 Lit who when...arrived went