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New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update

Acts 16:10–17

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10 When he had seen athe vision, immediately bwe sought to 1go into Macedonia, concluding that God had called us to cpreach the gospel to them.

11 So putting out to sea from aTroas, we ran ba straight course to Samothrace, and on the day following to Neapolis;

12 and from there to aPhilippi, which is a leading city of the district of bMacedonia, ca Roman colony; and we were staying in this city for some days.

13 And on athe Sabbath day we went outside the gate to a riverside, where we were supposing that there would be a place of prayer; and we sat down and began speaking to the women who had assembled.

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14 A woman named Lydia, from the city of aThyatira, a seller of purple fabrics, ba worshiper of God, was listening; 1and the Lord copened her heart to respond to the things spoken by Paul.

15 And when she and aher household had been baptized, she urged us, saying, “If you have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come into my house and stay.” And she prevailed upon us.

16 It happened that as we were going to athe place of prayer, a slave-girl having ba spirit of divination met us, who was bringing her masters much profit by fortune-telling.

17 Following after Paul and us, she kept crying out, saying, “These men are bond-servants of athe Most High God, who are proclaiming to you 1the way of salvation.”

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