21And teach customs, which are not lawful for us to receive, neither to observe, being Romans. 30 And brought them out, and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved? But Paul, being grieved, turned and said to the spirit, I command thee in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her. All rights reserved worldwide. (F) 4 As they traveled from town to town, they delivered the decisions reached by the apostles and elders(G) in Jerusalem(H) for the people to obey. 11 Therefore loosing from Troas, we came with a straight course to Samothracia, and the next day to Neapolis; 12 And from thence to Philippi, which is the chief city of that part of Macedonia, and a colony: and we were in that city abiding certain days. 16 And it came to pass, as we went to prayer, a certain damsel possessed with a spirit of divination met us, which brought her masters much gain by soothsaying: 17 The same followed Paul and us, and cried, saying, These men are the servants of the most high God, which shew unto us the way of salvation. 4And as they went through the cities, they delivered them the decrees for to keep, that were ordained of the apostles and elders which were at Jerusalem. (BH) 39 They came to appease them and escorted them from the prison, requesting them to leave the city. The earliest of the external testimonies appears in the Muratorian Canon To manage your subscription, visit your Bible Gateway account settings.

34 And when he had brought them into his house, he set meat before them, and rejoiced, believing in God with all his house. 33 And he took them the same hour of the night, and washed their stripes; and was baptized, he and all his, straightway. 5 And so were the churches established in the faith, and increased in number daily. How much more happy are true Christians than their prosperous enemies!

Section Headings Courtesy BereanBible.com. 20 They brought them before the magistrates and said, “These men are Jews, and are throwing our city into an uproar(AJ) 21 by advocating customs unlawful for us Romans(AK) to accept or practice.”(AL), 22 The crowd joined in the attack against Paul and Silas, and the magistrates ordered them to be stripped and beaten with rods. 38 And the serjeants told these words unto the magistrates: and they feared, when they heard that they were Romans. The book of Acts provides a bridge for the writings of the NT. All rights reserved worldwide. lists information from numerous sources to identify the author of these books 20 And brought them to the magistrates, saying, These men, being Jews, do exceedingly trouble our city. And this did she many days. No trouble, however grievous, should hinder us from praise. after the last event recorded in the book, and (2) c. 70 or even later.