Darby Bible Translation
Paul and Barnabas at Iconium
1And it came to pass in Iconium that they entered together into the synagogue of the Jews, and so spake that a great multitude of both Jews and Greeks believed. 2But the Jews who did not believe stirred up the minds of [those of] the nations and made [them] evil-affected against the brethren. 3They stayed therefore a good while, speaking boldly, [confiding] in the Lord, who gave witness to the word of his grace, giving signs and wonders to be done by their hands. 4And the multitude of the city was divided, and some were with the Jews and some with the apostles. 5And when an assault was making, both of [those of] the nations and [the] Jews with their rulers, to use [them] ill and stone them, 6they, being aware of it, fled to the cities of Lycaonia, Lystra and Derbe, and the surrounding country, 7and there they were announcing the glad tidings.
The Visit to Lystra and Derbe
8And a certain man in Lystra, impotent in his feet, sat, [being] lame from his mother's womb, who had never walked. 9This [man] heard Paul speaking, who, fixing his eyes on him, and seeing that he had faith to be healed, 10said with a loud voice, Rise up straight upon thy feet: and he sprang up and walked. 11But the crowds, who saw what Paul had done, lifted up their voices in Lycaonian, saying, The gods, having made themselves like men, are come down to us. 12And they called Barnabas Jupiter, and Paul Mercury, because he took the lead in speaking. 13And the priest of Jupiter who was before the city, having brought bulls and garlands to the gates, would have done sacrifice along with the crowds. 14But the apostles Barnabas and Paul, having heard [it], rent their garments, and rushed out to the crowd, crying 15and saying, Men, why do ye these things? *We* also are men of like passions with you, preaching to you to turn from these vanities to the living God, who made the heaven, and the earth, and the sea, and all things in them; 16who in the past generations suffered all the nations to go in their own ways, 17though indeed he did not leave himself without witness, doing good, and giving to you from heaven rain and fruitful seasons, filling your hearts with food and gladness. 18And saying these things, they with difficulty kept the crowds from sacrificing to them.
19But there came Jews from Antioch and Iconium, and having persuaded the crowds and stoned Paul, drew him out of the city, supposing him to have died. 20But while the disciples encircled him, he rose up and entered into the city. And on the morrow he went away with Barnabas to Derbe.
The Return to Syrian Antioch
21And having announced the glad tidings to that city, and having made many disciples, they returned to Lystra, and Iconium, and Antioch, 22establishing the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to abide in the faith, and that through many tribulations we must enter into the kingdom of God. 23And having chosen them elders in each assembly, having prayed with fastings, they committed them to the Lord, on whom they had believed.
The Report to the Church at Antioch
26and thence they sailed away to Antioch, whence they had been committed to the grace of God for the work which they had fulfilled. 27And having arrived, and having brought together the assembly, they related to them all that God had done with them, and that he had opened a door of faith to the nations. 28And they stayed no little time with the disciples.