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 Acts 28:1 - 31
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   Book of Acts
   Chapter 28  - Click for Chapter Audio
28:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
When they R1627 had been brought safely through, then R1628 we found out that the R1629 island was called Malta. F623
 
28:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The R1630 natives F624 showed us extraordinary kindness; for because of the rain that had set in and because of the cold, they kindled a fire and received R1631 us all.
 
28:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks and laid them on the fire, a viper came out because F625 of the heat and fastened itself on his hand.
 
28:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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When the R1632 natives F626 saw the creature hanging from his hand, they began saying to one another, "Undoubtedly R1633 this man is a murderer, and though he has been saved from the sea, justice F627 has not allowed him to live."
 
28:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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However he R1634 shook the creature off into the fire and suffered no harm.
 
28:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But they were expecting that he was about to swell up or suddenly fall down dead. But after they had waited a long time and had seen nothing unusual happen to him, they changed their minds and began R1635 to say that he was a god.
 
28:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Now in the neighborhood of that place were lands belonging to the leading man of the island, named Publius, who welcomed us and entertained us courteously three days.
 
28:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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And it happened that the father of Publius was lying in bed afflicted with recurrent fever and dysentery; and Paul went in to see him and after he had prayed, R1636 he laid R1637 his hands on him and healed him.
 
28:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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After this had happened, the rest of the people on the island who had diseases were coming to him and getting cured.
 
28:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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They also honored us with many marks F628 of respect; and when we were setting sail, they supplied F629 us with all F630 we needed.
 
28:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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At the end of three months we set sail on an R1638 Alexandrian ship which had wintered at the island, and which had the F631 Twin Brothers for its figurehead.
 
28:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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After we put in at Syracuse, we stayed there for three days.
 
28:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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From there we sailed around and arrived at Rhegium, and a day later a south wind sprang up, and on the second day we came to Puteoli.
 
28:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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There F632 we found some brethren, R1639 and were invited to stay with them for seven days; and thus we came to Rome.
 
28:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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And the brethren, R1640 when they heard about us, came from there as far as the Market F633 of Appius and Three F634 Inns to meet us; and when Paul saw them, he thanked God and took courage.
 
28:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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When we entered Rome, Paul was allowed R1641 to stay by himself, with the soldier who was guarding him.
 
28:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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After three days Paul F635 called together those who were the R1642 leading men of the Jews, and when they came together, he began saying to them, "Brethren, R1643 though R1644 I had done nothing against our people or the R1645 customs of our fathers, F636 yet I was delivered as a prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans.
 
28:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"And when they had examined R1646 me, they were R1647 willing to release me because there was no R1648 ground for F637 putting me to death.
 
28:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"But when the Jews objected, F638 I was forced to appeal R1649 to Caesar, not that I had any accusation against my nation.
 
28:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"For this reason, therefore, I requested F639 to see you and to speak with you, for I am wearing this R1650 chain for the R1651 sake of the hope of Israel."
 
28:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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They said to him, "We have neither received letters from Judea concerning you, nor have any of the R1652 brethren come here and reported or spoken anything bad about you.
 
28:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"But we desire to hear from you what your F640 views are; for concerning this sect, R1653 it is known to us that it R1654 is spoken against everywhere."
 
28:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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When they had set a day for Paul, they came to him at his R1655 lodging in large numbers; and he was explaining to them by solemnly testifying R1656 about the kingdom of God and trying to persuade them concerning Jesus, from R1657 both the Law of Moses and from the Prophets, from morning until evening.
 
28:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Some R1658 were being persuaded by the things spoken, but others would not believe.
 
28:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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And when they did not agree with one another, they began leaving after Paul had spoken one parting word, "The Holy Spirit rightly spoke through Isaiah the prophet to your fathers,
 
28:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
saying, `GO TO THIS PEOPLE AND SAY, "YOU WILL KEEP ON HEARING, BUT WILL NOT UNDERSTAND; AND YOU WILL KEEP ON SEEING, BUT WILL NOT PERCEIVE;
 
28:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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FOR THE HEART OF THIS PEOPLE HAS BECOME DULL, AND WITH THEIR EARS THEY SCARCELY HEAR, AND THEY HAVE CLOSED THEIR EYES; OTHERWISE THEY MIGHT SEE WITH THEIR EYES, AND HEAR WITH THEIR EARS, AND UNDERSTAND WITH THEIR HEART AND RETURN, AND I WOULD HEAL THEM."'
 
28:28 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"Therefore let it be known to you that this R1662 salvation of God has been sent to R1663 the Gentiles; they will also listen."
 
28:29 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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[When F644 he had spoken these words, the Jews departed, having a great dispute among themselves.]
 
28:30 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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And he stayed two full years in F645 his own rented quarters and was welcoming all who came to him,
 
28:31 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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preaching R1664 F646 the kingdom of God and teaching concerning the Lord Jesus Christ with R1665 all openness, unhindered.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F623 Or Melita
F624 Lit barbarians
F625 Or from the heat
F626 Lit barbarians
F627 Or Justice, i.e. the personification of a goddess
F628 Lit honors
F629 Or put on board
F630 Lit the things pertaining to the needs
F631 Gr Dioscuri; i.e. Castor and Pollux, twin sons of Zeus
F632 Lit Where
F633 Lat Appii Forum, a station about 43 miles from Rome
F634 Lat Tres Tabernae, a station about 33 miles from Rome
F635 Lit he
F636 Or forefathers
F637 Lit of death in me
F638 Lit spoke against
F639 Or invited you to see me and speak with me
F640 Lit you think
F641 Lit with a hearing
F642 Lit and
F643 Lit seeing you will see
F644 Early mss do not contain this v
F645 Or at his own expense
F646 Or proclaiming

 

CROSS REFERENCES:
R1627 Acts 16:10;
R1628 Acts 27:39
R1629 Acts 27:26
R1630 Acts 28:4; Romans 1:14; 1 Corinthians 14:11; Colossians 3:11
R1631 Romans 14:1
R1632 Acts 28:2
R1633 Luke 13:2,4
R1634 Mark 16:18
R1635 Acts 14:11
R1636 Acts 9:40; James 5:14f
R1637 Matthew 9:18; Mark 5:23; 6:5
R1638 Acts 27:6
R1639 John 21:23; Acts 1:15; 6:3; 9:30; 28:15; Romans 1:13;
R1640 Acts 1:15; 10:23; 11:1,12,29; 12:17
R1641 Acts 24:23
R1642 Acts 13:50;
R1643 Acts 22:5
R1644 Acts 25:8
R1645 Acts 6:14
R1646 Acts 22:24
R1647 Acts 26:32
R1648 Acts 23:29; 25:25; 26:31
R1649 Acts 25:11,21,25; 26:32
R1650 Acts 21:33
R1651 Acts 26:6f
R1652 Acts 3:17; 22:5; 28:14; Romans 9:3
R1653 Acts 24:14
R1654 1 Peter 2:12; 3:16; 4:14,16
R1655 Philemon 22
R1656 Luke 16:28; Acts 1:3;
R1657 Acts 8:35
R1658 Acts 14:4
R1659 Isaiah 6:9
R1660 Matthew 13:14f
R1661 Isaiah 6:10
R1662 Psalms 98:3; Luke 2:30; Acts 13:26
R1663 Acts 9:15; 13:46
R1664 Matthew 4:23; Acts 20:25;
R1665 2 Timothy 2:9

 
 

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