Now when Silas and Timothy were come from Macedonia, Paul, [a]forced in spirit, testified to the Jews that Jesus was the Christ.

[b]And when they resisted and blasphemed, he (A)shook his raiment, and said unto them, Your [c]blood be upon your own head: I am clean: from henceforth will I go unto the Gentiles.

So he departed thence, and entered into a certain man’s house, named Justus, a worshipper of God, whose house joined hard to the Synagogue.

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 18:5 Was very much grieved in mind: whereby is signified the great earnestness of his mind, which was greatly moved: for Paul was so zealous, that he clean forgot himself, and with a wonderful courage gave himself to preach Christ.
  2. Acts 18:6 Although we have assayed all means possible, and yet in vain, we must not leave off from our work, but forsake the rebellious, and go to them that be more obedient.
  3. Acts 18:6 This is a kind of speech taken from the Hebrews, whereby he meaneth, that the Jews are cause of their own destruction: and as for him, that he is without fault in forsaking them and going to other nations.

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