Acts 28:2
Good News Translation
The natives there were very friendly to us. It had started to rain and was cold, so they built a fire and made us all welcome.

Contemporary English Version
The local people were very friendly, and they welcomed us by building a fire, because it was rainy and cold.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For kindling a fire, they refreshed us all, because of the present rain and of the cold.

New American Bible
The natives showed us extraordinary hospitality; they lit a fire and welcomed all of us because it had begun to rain and was cold.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For kindling a fire, they refreshed us all, because of the present rain and of the cold.

barbarous.

Acts 28:4 And when the barbarians saw the beast hanging on his hand, they said one to another: Undoubtedly this man is a murderer, who, though he hath escaped the sea, yet vengeance doth not suffer him to live.

Romans 1:14 To the Greeks and to the barbarians, to the wise and to the unwise, I am a debtor.

1 Corinthians 14:11 If then I know not the power of the voice, I shall be to him to whom I speak a barbarian: and he that speaketh a barbarian to me.

Colossians 3:11 Where there is neither Gentile nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, Barbarian nor Scythian, bond nor free. But Christ is all and in all.

shewed.

Acts 27:3 And the day following, we came to Sidon. And Julius, treating Paul courteously, permitted him to go to his friends and to take care of himself.

Leviticus 19:18,34 Seek not revenge, nor be mindful of the injury of thy citizens. Thou shalt love thy friend as thyself. I am the Lord. . . .

Proverbs 24:11,12 Deliver them that are led to death: and those that are drawn to death, forbear not to deliver. . . .

Matthew 10:42 And whosoever shall give to drink to one of these little ones a cup of cold water only in the name of a disciple, amen I say to you he shall not lose his reward.

Luke 10:30-37 And Jesus answering, said: A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho and fell among robbers, who also stripped him and having wounded him went away, leaving him half dead. . . .

Romans 2:14,15,27 For when the Gentiles, who have not the law, do by nature those things that are of the law; these, having not the law, are a law to themselves. . . .

Hebrews 13:2 And hospitality do not forget: for by this some, being not aware of it, have entertained angels.

because.

Ezra 10:9 Then all the men of Juda, and Benjamin gathered themselves together to Jerusalem within three days, in the ninth month, the twentieth day of the month: and all the people sat in the street of the house of God, trembling because of the sin, and the rain.

John 18:18 Now the servants and ministers stood at a fire of coals, because it was cold, and warmed themselves. And with them was Peter also, standing and warming himself.

2 Corinthians 11:27 In labour and painfulness, in much watchings, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness:

Context
Ashore on Malta
1And when we had escaped, then we knew that the island was called Melita. But the barbarians shewed us no small courtesy. 2For kindling a fire, they refreshed us all, because of the present rain and of the cold. 3And when Paul had gathered together a bundle of sticks and had laid them on the fire, a viper, coming out of the heat, fastened on his hand.…
Cross References
Acts 28:3
And when Paul had gathered together a bundle of sticks and had laid them on the fire, a viper, coming out of the heat, fastened on his hand.

Acts 28:4
And when the barbarians saw the beast hanging on his hand, they said one to another: Undoubtedly this man is a murderer, who, though he hath escaped the sea, yet vengeance doth not suffer him to live.

Romans 1:14
To the Greeks and to the barbarians, to the wise and to the unwise, I am a debtor.

Romans 14:1
Now him that is weak in faith, take unto you: not in disputes about thoughts.

Romans 14:3
Let not him that eateth despise him that eateth not: and he that eateth not, let him not judge him that eateth. For God hath taken him to him.

1 Corinthians 14:11
If then I know not the power of the voice, I shall be to him to whom I speak a barbarian: and he that speaketh a barbarian to me.

Colossians 3:11
Where there is neither Gentile nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, Barbarian nor Scythian, bond nor free. But Christ is all and in all.

Additional Translations
The islanders showed us extraordinary kindness. They kindled a fire and welcomed all of us because it was raining and cold.

And the natives were showing not just the ordinary kindness to us. For having kindled a fire, they received all of us, because of the rain coming on and because of the cold.

And the barbarous people showed us no little kindness: for they kindled a fire, and received us every one, because of the present rain, and because of the cold.

And the barbarians showed us no common kindness; for they kindled a fire, and received us all, because of the present rain, and because of the cold.

But the barbarians shewed us no common kindness; for, having kindled a fire, they took us all in because of the rain that was falling and because of the cold.

And the barbarians shewed us no common kindness: for they kindled a fire, and received us all, because of the present rain, and because of the cold.

And the barbarous people showed us no little kindness: for they kindled a fire, and received us every one, because of the present rain, and because of the cold.

The strange-speaking natives showed us remarkable kindness, for they lighted a fire and made us all welcome because of the pelting rain and the cold.

The natives showed us uncommon kindness; for they kindled a fire, and received us all, because of the present rain, and because of the cold.

and the foreigners were shewing us no ordinary kindness, for having kindled a fire, they received us all, because of the pressing rain, and because of the cold;
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