17 Now when they had traveled through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where there was a synagogue of the Jews.2 And according to Paul’s custom, he went to them, and for three Sabbaths reasoned with them from the Scriptures,3 [a]explaining and [b]giving evidence that the [c]Christ had to suffer and rise again from the dead, and saying, “This Jesus whom I am proclaiming to you is the [d]Christ.”4 And some of them were persuaded and joined Paul and Silas, [e]along with a large number of the God-fearing Greeks and [f]a number of the leading women.5 But the Jews, becoming jealous and taking along some wicked men from the market place, formed a mob and set the city in an uproar; and attacking the house of Jason, they were seeking to bring them out to the people.6 When they did not find them, they begandragging Jason and some brethren before the city authorities, shouting, “These men who have upset [g]the world have come here also;7 [h]and Jason has welcomed them, and they all act contrary to the decrees of Caesar, saying that there is another king, Jesus.”8 They stirred up the crowd and the city authorities who heard these things.9 And when they had received a [i]pledge from Jason and the others, they released them.
Paul at Berea
10 The brethren immediately sent Paul and Silas away by night to Berea, [j]and when they arrived, they went into the synagogue of the Jews.
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