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Acts 14:1

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Paul and Barnabas at Iconium

14:1 The same thing happened in Iconium 1  when Paul and Barnabas 2  went into the Jewish synagogue 3  and spoke in such a way that a large group 4  of both Jews and Greeks believed.

Acts 14:19

Context

14:19 But Jews came from Antioch 5  and Iconium, 6  and after winning 7  the crowds over, they stoned 8  Paul and dragged him out of the city, presuming him to be dead.

Acts 14:21

Context
Paul and Barnabas Return to Antioch in Syria

14:21 After they had proclaimed the good news in that city and made many disciples, they returned to Lystra, 9  to Iconium, 10  and to Antioch. 11 

1 sn Iconium. See the note in 13:51.

2 tn Grk “they”; the referents (Paul and Barnabas) have been specified in the translation for clarity.

3 sn See the note on synagogue in 6:9.

4 tn Or “that a large crowd.”

5 sn Antioch was a city in Pisidia about 90 mi (145 km) west northwest of Lystra.

map For location see JP1 E2; JP2 E2; JP3 E2; JP4 E2.

6 sn Iconium was a city in Lycaonia about 18 mi (30 km) north of Lystra. Note how Jews from other cities were chasing Paul (2 Cor 11:4-6; Gal 2:4-5; Acts 9:16).

7 tn The participle πείσαντες (peisante") is taken temporally (BDAG 791 s.v. πείθω 1.c).

8 tn Grk “stoning Paul they dragged him.” The participle λιθάσαντες (liqasante") has been translated as a finite verb due to requirements of contemporary English style.

9 sn Lystra was a city in Lycaonia about 35 mi (60 km) northwest of Derbe.

map For location see JP1 E2; JP2 E2; JP3 E2.

10 sn Iconium was a city in Lycaonia about 18 mi (30 km) north of Lystra.

11 sn Antioch was a city in Pisidia about 90 mi (145 km) west northwest of Lystra.

map For location see JP1 E2; JP2 E2; JP3 E2; JP4 E2.



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