New American Standard Bible
At Lystra a man was sitting who had no strength in his feet, lame from his mother's womb, who had never walked.
King James Bible
And there sat a certain man at Lystra, impotent in his feet, being a cripple from his mother's womb, who never had walked:
Darby Bible Translation
And a certain man in Lystra, impotent in his feet, sat, being lame from his mother's womb, who had never walked.
World English Bible
At Lystra a certain man sat, impotent in his feet, a cripple from his mother's womb, who never had walked.
Young's Literal Translation
And a certain man in Lystra, impotent in the feet, was sitting, being lame from the womb of his mother -- who never had walked,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And there sat - There dwelt, Matthew 9:16; Acts 18:11 (margin). The word "sat," however, indicates his usual posture, his helpless condition. Such persons commonly sat by the wayside, or in some public place, to ask for alms, Mark 10:46.
Impotent in his feet - ἀδύνατος adunatos. Without any power. Entirely deprived of the use of his feet.
Being a cripple - Lame.
Who never had walked - The miracle, therefore, would be more remarkable, as the man would be well known. As they were persecuted from place to place, and opposed in every manner, it was desirable that a signal miracle should be performed to carry forward and establish the work of the gospel.
LibraryDeified and Stoned
'And when the people saw what Paul had done, they lifted up their voices, saying in the speech of Lycaonia, The gods are come down to us in the likeness of men. 12. And they called Barnabas, Jupiter; and Paul, Mercurius, because he was the chief speaker. 13. Then the priest of Jupiter, which was before their city, brought oxen and garlands unto the gates, and would have done sacrifice with the people. 14. Which when the apostles, Barnabas and Paul, heard of, they rent their clothes, and ran in among …
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And a man who had been lame from his mother's womb was being carried along, whom they used to set down every day at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful, in order to beg alms of those who were entering the temple.
they became aware of it and fled to the cities of Lycaonia, Lystra and Derbe, and the surrounding region;
After they had preached the gospel to that city and had made many disciples, they returned to Lystra and to Iconium and to Antioch,
Paul came also to Derbe and to Lystra. And a disciple was there, named Timothy, the son of a Jewish woman who was a believer, but his father was a Greek,
2 Timothy 3:11
persecutions, and sufferings, such as happened to me at Antioch, at Iconium and at Lystra; what persecutions I endured, and out of them all the Lord rescued me!
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