New International Version
In Lystra there sat a man who was lame. He had been that way from birth and 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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Impotent in his feet - Αδυνατος τοις ποσιν, He had no muscular power, and probably his ancle bones were dislocated; or he had what is commonly termed club feet; this is the more likely, as he is said to have been lame from his mother's womb, and to have never walked.
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'The gods are come down to us in the likeness of men.' --ACTS xiv. 11. This was the spontaneous instinctive utterance of simple villagers when they saw a deed of power and kindness. Many an English traveller and settler among rude people has been similarly honoured. And in Lycaonia the Apostles were close upon places that were celebrated in Greek mythology as having witnessed the very two gods, here spoken of, wandering among the shepherds and entertained with modest hospitality in their huts. The …
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The Cripple at Lystra
The Publisher to the Reader.
Of Bearing the Cross --One Branch of Self-Denial.
Now a man who was lame from birth was being carried to the temple gate called Beautiful, where he was put every day to beg from those going into the temple courts.
But they found out about it and fled to the Lycaonian cities of Lystra and Derbe and to the surrounding country,
They preached the gospel in that city and won a large number of disciples. Then they returned to Lystra, Iconium and Antioch,
Paul came to Derbe and then to Lystra, where a disciple named Timothy lived, whose mother was Jewish and a believer but whose father was a Greek.
2 Timothy 3:11
persecutions, sufferings--what kinds of things happened to me in Antioch, Iconium and Lystra, the persecutions I endured. Yet the Lord rescued me from all of them.
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