44 On the next Sabbath almost the whole city came together to hear the word of God. 45 But when the Jews saw the multitudes, they were filled with envy; and contradicting and blaspheming, they (A)opposed the things spoken by Paul. 46 Then Paul and Barnabas grew bold and said, (B)“It was necessary that the word of God should be spoken to you first; but (C)since you reject it, and judge yourselves unworthy of everlasting life, behold, (D)we turn to the Gentiles. 47 For so the Lord has commanded us:

(E)‘I have set you as a light to the Gentiles,
That you should be for salvation to the ends of the earth.’

48 Now when the Gentiles heard this, they were glad and glorified the word of the Lord. (F)And as many as had been appointed to eternal life believed.

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