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Acts 18:1–11

Ministering at Corinth

18 After these things Paul departed from Athens and went to Corinth. And he found a certain Jew named aAquila, born in Pontus, who had recently come from Italy with his wife Priscilla (because Claudius had commanded all the Jews to depart from Rome); and he came to them. So, because he was of the same trade, he stayed with them band worked; for by occupation they were tentmakers. cAnd he reasoned in the synagogue every Sabbath, and persuaded both Jews and Greeks.

dWhen Silas and Timothy had come from Macedonia, Paul was ecompelled 1by the Spirit, and testified to the Jews that Jesus is the Christ. But fwhen they opposed him and blasphemed, ghe shook his garments and said to them, h“Your blood be upon your own heads; iI am clean. jFrom now on I will go to the Gentiles.” And he departed from there and entered the house of a certain man named 2Justus, one who worshiped God, whose house was next door to the synagogue. kThen Crispus, the ruler of the synagogue, believed on the Lord with all his household. And many of the Corinthians, hearing, believed and were baptized.

Now lthe Lord spoke to Paul in the night by a vision, Do not be afraid, but speak, and do not keep silent; 10 mfor I am with you, and no one will attack you to hurt you; for I have many people in this city.” 11 And he continued there a year and six months, teaching the word of God among them.

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