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Acts 17:3-5 Living Bible (TLB)

explaining the prophecies about the sufferings of the Messiah and his coming back to life, and proving that Jesus is the Messiah. Some who listened were persuaded and became converts—including a large number of godly Greek men and also many important women of the city.[a]

But the Jewish leaders were jealous and incited some worthless fellows from the streets to form a mob and start a riot. They attacked the home of Jason, planning to take Paul and Silas to the City Council for punishment.


  1. Acts 17:4 many important women of the city. Some manuscripts read, “many of the wives of the leading men.”
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