New International Version
At Iconium Paul and Barnabas went as usual into the Jewish synagogue. There they spoke so effectively that a great number of Jews and Greeks believed.
King James Bible
And it came to pass in Iconium, that they went both together into the synagogue of the Jews, and so spake, that a great multitude both of the Jews and also of the Greeks believed.
Darby Bible Translation
And 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.
World English Bible
It happened in Iconium that they entered together into the synagogue of the Jews, and so spoke that a great multitude both of Jews and of Greeks believed.
Young's Literal Translation
And it came to pass in Iconium, that they did enter together into the synagogue of the Jews, and spake, so that there believed both of Jews and Greeks a great multitude;
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In Iconium - See the conclusion of the preceding chapter.
So spake - Και λαλησαι οὑτως. With such power and demonstration of the Spirit, that a great multitude both of the Jews, genuine descendants of one or other of the twelve tribes, and also of the Greeks, Ἑλληνων, probably such as were proselytes of the gate, believed, received the Christian religion as a revelation from God, and confided in its Author for salvation, according to the apostles' preaching.
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The Jews said to one another, "Where does this man intend to go that we cannot find him? Will he go where our people live scattered among the Greeks, and teach the Greeks?
praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved.
At once he began to preach in the synagogues that Jesus is the Son of God.
When they arrived at Salamis, they proclaimed the word of God in the Jewish synagogues. John was with them as their helper.
So they shook the dust off their feet as a warning to them and went to Iconium.
Then some Jews came from Antioch and Iconium and won the crowd over. They stoned Paul and dragged him outside the city, thinking he was dead.
They preached the gospel in that city and won a large number of disciples. Then they returned to Lystra, Iconium and Antioch,
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