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Acts 14

Introduction

Overview

Acts 14:1, Paul and Barnabas are persecuted from Iconium; Acts 14:8, At Lystra Paul heals a cripple, whereupon they are reputed as gods; Acts 14:19, Paul is stoned; Acts 14:21, They pass through divers churches, confirming the disciples in faith and patience; Acts 14:26, Returning to Antioch, they report what God had done with them.

Verse 1

in: Acts 13:51

went: Acts 9:20, Acts 13:46, Acts 17:1, Acts 17:2, Acts 17:17, Acts 18:4, Acts 19:8

that a: Acts 14:21, Acts 11:21, Acts 13:43, Acts 13:46, Acts 17:4, Acts 18:8

Greeks: Acts 14:2, Acts 16:1, Acts 17:12, Acts 18:4, Acts 19:10, Acts 19:17, Acts 20:21, Acts 21:28, Mark 7:26, John 7:35, *marg. John 12:20, Romans 1:16, Romans 10:12, 1 Corinthians 1:22-24, Galatians 2:3, Galatians 3:28, Colossians 3:11

Reciprocal: Zechariah 10:9 - sow Luke 4:31 - taught Luke 12:52 - General Acts 15:9 - put Acts 15:36 - in every

Verse 2

Acts 14:19, Acts 13:45, Acts 13:50, Acts 17:5, Acts 17:13, Acts 18:12, Acts 21:27-30, Mark 15:10, Mark 15:11, 1 Thessalonians 2:15, 1 Thessalonians 2:16

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 21:25 - whom Jezebel Matthew 10:34 - that I Matthew 23:15 - ye make Luke 4:31 - taught Luke 15:28 - he Acts 6:12 - they stirred Acts 8:4 - General Acts 9:23 - the Jews Romans 11:28 - are enemies 2 Thessalonians 3:2 - for 2 Timothy 3:11 - at Antioch 2 Peter 2:2 - evil

Verse 3

therefore: Acts 18:9-11, Acts 19:10, 1 Corinthians 16:8, 1 Corinthians 16:9

speaking: Acts 13:46, Ephesians 6:18-20, 1 Thessalonians 2:2

which: Acts 2:22, Acts 5:32, Mark 16:20, Hebrews 2:4

the word: Acts 20:24, Acts 20:32, Romans 1:16

granted: Acts 4:29, Acts 4:30, Acts 5:12-14, Acts 19:11, Acts 19:12

Reciprocal: Proverbs 28:1 - the righteous Acts 13:43 - the grace Acts 15:8 - bare Acts 18:11 - he Acts 18:26 - to speak 2 Corinthians 3:12 - plainness 2 Corinthians 6:1 - the Galatians 2:8 - the same Galatians 3:5 - worketh Ephesians 6:19 - that I

Verse 4

the multitude: Micah 7:6, Matthew 10:34-36, Luke 2:34, Luke 11:21-23, Luke 12:51-53, John 7:43

part: Acts 28:24

apostles: Acts 14:14, Acts 13:2, 1 Corinthians 9:5

Reciprocal: John 9:16 - And there John 10:19 - General Acts 17:4 - some Acts 19:9 - he departed Acts 23:7 - there 1 Corinthians 9:1 - I not an

Verse 5

when: Acts 4:25-29, Acts 17:5, Psalms 2:1-3, Psalms 83:5, 2 Timothy 3:11

despitefully: Matthew 5:44, Luke 6:28

Reciprocal: Matthew 10:17 - beware Mark 3:7 - Jesus Acts 9:24 - their Acts 16:19 - they Acts 20:19 - by the Acts 21:27 - stirred Acts 23:21 - for Acts 26:17 - Delivering 2 Corinthians 11:25 - once 2 Corinthians 11:26 - in perils by the 1 Thessalonians 2:16 - Forbidding 2 Timothy 1:12 - the which

Verse 6

were: Acts 9:24, Acts 17:13, Acts 17:14, Acts 23:12-22, 2 Kings 6:8-12

and fled: Matthew 10:23

Lystra: Acts 14:20, Acts 14:21, Acts 16:1, Acts 16:2, 2 Timothy 3:11

Lycaonia: Acts 14:11

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 23:9 - David Matthew 10:17 - beware Mark 3:7 - Jesus Luke 4:31 - taught Acts 15:36 - in every Acts 17:10 - went Acts 20:4 - Derbe Acts 20:19 - by the Acts 23:21 - for Acts 26:17 - Delivering Romans 15:19 - so that 2 Corinthians 12:2 - above 2 Timothy 1:12 - the which

Verse 7

Acts 14:21, Acts 8:4, Acts 11:19, Acts 17:2, 1 Thessalonians 2:2, 2 Timothy 4:2

Reciprocal: Matthew 10:23 - when Luke 4:31 - taught Acts 17:10 - went

Verse 8

impotent: Acts 4:9, John 5:3, John 5:7

being: Acts 3:2, John 5:5, John 9:1, John 9:2

Reciprocal: Isaiah 35:6 - shall the lame Matthew 9:5 - Arise Matthew 11:5 - the lame Matthew 15:31 - the lame Mark 9:21 - How Mark 16:20 - the Lord Luke 7:22 - the lame Luke 8:43 - twelve Luke 13:11 - eighteen Acts 5:12 - by Acts 8:7 - lame Acts 9:33 - which Acts 14:21 - Lystra

Verse 9

who: Acts 3:4

he had: Matthew 8:10, Matthew 9:22, Matthew 9:28, Matthew 9:29, Matthew 13:58, Matthew 15:28, Mark 1:40, Mark 1:41, Mark 2:5, Mark 2:11, Mark 2:12, Mark 9:23, Mark 9:24, Mark 10:52

Reciprocal: Numbers 20:10 - we fetch Mark 5:34 - thy faith Luke 5:20 - he saw Luke 8:48 - thy John 4:50 - Go Acts 3:16 - through Galatians 3:5 - worketh

Verse 10

Stand: Acts 3:6-8, Acts 9:33, Acts 9:34, Isaiah 35:6, Luke 7:14, Luke 13:11-13, John 5:8, John 5:9, John 14:12

Reciprocal: Song of Solomon 2:8 - leaping Luke 5:24 - I say Luke 6:23 - leap John 4:50 - Go Acts 3:4 - fastening Acts 3:8 - he Acts 12:22 - General Romans 15:19 - mighty Galatians 3:5 - worketh

Verse 11

The gods: Acts 8:10, Acts 12:22, Acts 28:6

Reciprocal: Daniel 5:11 - light Mark 7:37 - were John 19:8 - heard Acts 2:7 - amazed Acts 3:9 - General Acts 3:12 - or Acts 10:25 - and fell Acts 14:6 - Lycaonia 2 Corinthians 4:5 - we 2 Corinthians 6:8 - honour Revelation 19:10 - I fell

Verse 12

Jupiter: Acts 19:35

Reciprocal: Acts 2:7 - amazed 1 Corinthians 9:6 - Barnabas Galatians 2:1 - Barnabas Galatians 4:8 - ye did

Verse 13

and would: Acts 10:25, Daniel 2:46

Reciprocal: Proverbs 7:22 - as an Mark 14:63 - his Acts 16:18 - being Acts 19:35 - Jupiter

Verse 14

the apostles: Acts 14:4, 1 Corinthians 9:5, 1 Corinthians 9:6

they: 2 Kings 5:7, 2 Kings 18:37, 2 Kings 19:1, 2 Kings 19:2, Ezra 9:3-5, Jeremiah 36:24, Matthew 26:65

Reciprocal: Genesis 37:29 - he rent Genesis 37:34 - General Genesis 41:16 - It is not Joshua 7:6 - rent 2 Samuel 1:11 - rent Esther 4:1 - rent Mark 14:63 - his Acts 10:26 - Stand Acts 12:23 - because Acts 19:30 - Paul

Verse 15

Sirs: Acts 7:26, Acts 16:30, Acts 27:10, Acts 27:21, Acts 27:25

why: Acts 10:26, Revelation 19:19, Revelation 22:9

We also: Acts 3:12, Acts 3:13, Acts 12:22, Acts 12:23, Genesis 41:16, Daniel 2:28-30, John 7:18

of like: James 5:17, Revelation 19:10

and preach: Acts 17:16-18, Acts 17:29, Acts 17:30, Acts 26:17-20

from: Deuteronomy 32:21, 1 Samuel 12:21, 1 Kings 16:13, 1 Kings 16:26, Psalms 31:6, Isaiah 44:9, Isaiah 44:10, Isaiah 44:19, Isaiah 44:20, Isaiah 45:20, Isaiah 46:7, Jeremiah 8:19, Jeremiah 10:3-5, Jeremiah 10:8, Jeremiah 10:14, Jeremiah 10:15, Jeremiah 14:22, Amos 2:4, Jonah 2:8, Romans 1:21-23, 1 Corinthians 8:4, Ephesians 4:17

the living: Deuteronomy 5:26, Joshua 3:10, 1 Samuel 17:26, 1 Samuel 17:36, 2 Kings 19:4, 2 Kings 19:16, Jeremiah 10:10, Daniel 6:26, John 5:26, 1 Thessalonians 1:9, 1 Timothy 3:15, Hebrews 3:12

which: Acts 4:24, Acts 17:24-28, Genesis 1:1, Psalms 33:6, Psalms 124:8, Psalms 146:5, Psalms 146:6, Proverbs 8:23-31, Isaiah 45:18, Jeremiah 10:11, Jeremiah 32:17, Zechariah 12:1, Romans 1:20, Revelation 14:7

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 2:23 - Why 2 Chronicles 2:12 - that made heaven Psalms 22:27 - turn Psalms 24:4 - lifted Proverbs 30:8 - Remove Isaiah 44:8 - ye are Jeremiah 2:5 - walked Jeremiah 23:36 - of the Jeremiah 27:5 - made Jeremiah 51:15 - hath made Jeremiah 51:18 - vanity Jonah 1:9 - which Matthew 16:16 - the living Acts 7:50 - General Acts 19:26 - that they Acts 26:20 - turn Ephesians 2:12 - without Hebrews 9:14 - the living Hebrews 11:3 - faith Revelation 10:5 - lifted

Verse 16

suffered: Acts 17:30, Psalms 81:12, Psalms 147:20, Hosea 4:17, Romans 1:21-25, Romans 1:28, Ephesians 2:12, 1 Peter 4:3

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 18:14 - hath not suffered Ecclesiastes 11:9 - walk Isaiah 44:18 - for he hath Isaiah 60:2 - the darkness Isaiah 63:19 - are thine Daniel 3:7 - all the people Acts 26:20 - and then Romans 1:19 - that which Romans 1:24 - God Romans 2:14 - which Ephesians 2:3 - in times

Verse 17

he left: Acts 17:27, Acts 17:28, Psalms 19:1-4, Romans 1:19, Romans 1:20

in that: Psalms 36:5-7, Psalms 52:1, Psalms 104:24-28, Psalms 145:9, Psalms 145:15, Psalms 145:16, Luke 6:35

and gave: Leviticus 26:4, Deuteronomy 11:14, Deuteronomy 28:12, 1 Kings 18:1, Job 5:10, Job 37:6, Job 38:26-28, Psalms 65:9-13, Psalms 68:9, Psalms 68:10, Psalms 147:7, Psalms 147:8, Isaiah 5:6, Jeremiah 5:24, Jeremiah 14:22, Matthew 5:45, James 5:17, James 5:18

filling: Deuteronomy 8:12-14, Nehemiah 9:25, Isaiah 22:13, 1 Timothy 6:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:29 - to you Genesis 25:6 - gifts Leviticus 26:5 - eat your Deuteronomy 10:18 - loveth Deuteronomy 33:14 - the precious Job 22:18 - he filled Job 36:31 - he giveth Psalms 33:5 - earth Psalms 65:13 - pastures Psalms 74:17 - made summer Psalms 104:13 - watereth Psalms 107:37 - which may Ecclesiastes 2:24 - nothing Isaiah 40:21 - General Luke 12:16 - The ground John 1:10 - was in John 5:17 - My Acts 17:25 - seeing

Verse 18

scarce: Genesis 11:6, Genesis 19:9, Exodus 32:21-23, Jeremiah 44:16, Jeremiah 44:17, John 6:15

Reciprocal: Matthew 27:20 - persuaded

Verse 19

Cir, am 4051, ad 47

there: Acts 13:45, Acts 13:50, Acts 13:51, Acts 17:13

persuaded: Matthew 27:20-25, Mark 15:11-14

having: Acts 7:58, Acts 9:16, Acts 22:20, 2 Corinthians 11:25, 2 Timothy 3:11

drew: Jeremiah 22:19, Hebrews 13:12, Hebrews 13:13

supposing: 1 Corinthians 15:31, 2 Corinthians 4:10-12, 2 Corinthians 11:23

Reciprocal: Exodus 17:4 - almost Matthew 10:23 - when Matthew 23:15 - ye make Matthew 23:34 - ye Luke 4:31 - taught Luke 15:28 - he Acts 9:23 - the Jews Acts 13:14 - Antioch Acts 14:2 - General Acts 14:21 - Lystra Acts 15:26 - hazarded Acts 16:19 - they Acts 17:5 - moved Acts 18:12 - the Jews Acts 20:9 - and was Acts 20:19 - by the Acts 21:27 - stirred Acts 26:17 - Delivering Acts 26:22 - obtained 1 Corinthians 4:11 - and are buffeted 2 Corinthians 6:5 - in tumults 2 Corinthians 11:26 - in perils by the 1 Thessalonians 2:16 - Forbidding Hebrews 11:37 - stoned

Verse 20

as: Acts 20:9-12, 2 Corinthians 1:9, 2 Corinthians 1:10, 2 Corinthians 6:9, Revelation 11:7-12

came: Acts 12:17, Acts 16:40, Acts 20:1

Derbe: Acts 14:6, Acts 16:1

Reciprocal: Matthew 10:23 - when Acts 20:4 - Derbe Acts 20:19 - by the Acts 26:17 - Delivering Acts 26:22 - obtained Romans 15:19 - so that

Verse 21

taught many: Gr. made many disciples, Matthew 28:19,*Gr.

Lystra: Acts 14:1, Acts 14:6, Acts 14:8, Acts 14:19, Acts 13:14, Acts 13:51, Acts 15:36, Acts 16:2, 2 Timothy 3:11

Reciprocal: Daniel 11:33 - understand Acts 14:7 - General Acts 16:1 - to Derbe

Verse 22

Confirming: Acts 15:32, Acts 15:41, Acts 18:23, Isaiah 35:3, 1 Corinthians 1:8, 1 Thessalonians 3:2-4, 1 Thessalonians 3:13, 1 Peter 5:10

exhorting: Acts 11:23, Acts 13:43, John 8:31, John 8:32, John 15:4-6, John 15:9, John 15:10, Colossians 1:23, Jude 1:3, Jude 1:20, Jude 1:21

we: Matthew 10:21, Matthew 10:22, Matthew 10:38, Matthew 16:24, Luke 22:28, Luke 22:29, Luke 24:26, John 12:25, John 12:26, John 16:1, John 16:2, John 16:33, Romans 8:17, 1 Thessalonians 3:4, 2 Timothy 1:8, 2 Timothy 2:11, 2 Timothy 2:12, 2 Timothy 3:12, 1 Peter 4:12-16, Revelation 2:10, Revelation 7:14

enter: Matthew 19:24, Mark 9:47, Mark 10:24, Mark 10:25, John 3:5, 2 Peter 1:11

Reciprocal: Genesis 12:10 - was a Genesis 32:7 - greatly Genesis 49:23 - General Leviticus 2:11 - honey Numbers 21:4 - the soul 1 Samuel 26:24 - let him deliver Job 23:12 - Neither Psalms 34:19 - Many Psalms 66:12 - through Psalms 84:6 - Who Ecclesiastes 2:23 - his heart Ecclesiastes 7:14 - but Song of Solomon 1:6 - because Isaiah 30:20 - the bread Isaiah 54:11 - thou afflicted Daniel 11:1 - to confirm Matthew 6:34 - Sufficient Matthew 7:14 - narrow Matthew 7:21 - shall Matthew 7:25 - the rain Matthew 8:11 - in Matthew 18:3 - enter Matthew 18:9 - to enter Matthew 19:23 - enter Mark 8:34 - take Luke 6:20 - for Luke 6:48 - the flood Luke 14:27 - cannot Luke 16:25 - likewise Acts 2:42 - they Acts 16:40 - they comforted Acts 20:2 - given Acts 20:23 - the Holy Ghost Romans 8:35 - shall tribulation Romans 11:22 - if thou 1 Corinthians 14:3 - exhortation 1 Corinthians 15:19 - of all Ephesians 3:13 - ye Ephesians 4:12 - perfecting Philippians 1:25 - for Philippians 4:1 - so 1 Thessalonians 3:3 - we are 1 Thessalonians 5:21 - hold 2 Thessalonians 1:5 - for Hebrews 12:7 - endure 1 Peter 1:6 - manifold 1 Peter 2:21 - even 1 Peter 4:18 - if 1 Peter 5:9 - the same Revelation 1:9 - companion Revelation 2:9 - tribulation

Verse 23

they had: Acts 1:22, Mark 3:14, 1 Timothy 5:22, 2 Timothy 2:2, Titus 1:5

elders: Acts 11:30, Acts 15:4, Acts 15:6, Acts 15:23, Acts 20:17, 1 Timothy 5:1, 1 Timothy 5:17-19, James 5:14, 1 Peter 5:1, 2 John 1:1, 3 John 1:1

and had: Acts 13:1-3

they commended: Acts 14:26, Acts 20:32, Luke 23:46, 1 Thessalonians 3:12, 1 Thessalonians 3:13, 2 Thessalonians 2:16, 2 Thessalonians 2:17, 2 Timothy 1:12, 1 Peter 5:10

Reciprocal: Exodus 36:2 - in whose 1 Chronicles 15:16 - chief Matthew 6:16 - when Matthew 9:15 - and then Matthew 17:21 - but Mark 2:20 - and Mark 9:29 - fasting Luke 5:35 - and Acts 11:26 - with the church Acts 13:3 - General Acts 20:28 - over 2 Corinthians 6:5 - fastings 2 Corinthians 11:27 - fastings Ephesians 4:12 - perfecting Colossians 4:17 - the ministry 1 Thessalonians 3:2 - to establish Hebrews 13:7 - which

Verse 24

Cir, am 4052, ad 48

Pisidia: Pisidia was a province of Asia Minor, situated between Phrygia on the north and west, Lycaonia on the east, and Pamphylia on the south. Acts 13:13, Acts 13:14, Acts 15:38

Reciprocal: Acts 2:10 - Pamphylia Acts 15:36 - in every

Verse 25

Perga: Perga was a considerable city of Pamphylia, towards the sea coast, and near the Caystrus, famous for the temple of Diana.

Attalia: Attalia, now Antalia, or Satalie, was a maritime city of Pamphylia, the chief residence of the prefect. Acts 14:25

Reciprocal: Mark 2:2 - and he Acts 13:13 - Perga Acts 15:36 - in every Romans 15:19 - so that

Verse 26

to Antioch: Acts 11:19, Acts 11:26, Acts 13:1, Acts 15:22, Acts 15:30, Galatians 2:11

recommended: Acts 14:23, Acts 13:1-3, Acts 15:40, Acts 20:32, 2 Corinthians 1:12, 3 John 1:6-8

the work: Romans 15:19, Colossians 1:25, Colossians 1:28, Colossians 4:17, 2 Timothy 4:2, 2 Timothy 4:5-8

Reciprocal: Acts 13:2 - the work Acts 13:3 - they sent Acts 18:22 - he went

Verse 27

and had: Acts 15:4-6, Acts 21:20-22, 1 Corinthians 5:4, 1 Corinthians 11:18, 1 Corinthians 14:23

they rehearsed: Acts 15:4, Acts 15:12, Acts 21:19, Romans 15:18, 1 Corinthians 3:5-9, 1 Corinthians 15:10

opened: Acts 11:18, John 9:10, 1 Corinthians 16:9, 2 Corinthians 2:12, Colossians 4:3, Revelation 3:7, Revelation 3:8

Reciprocal: Exodus 18:1 - God 1 Samuel 14:45 - he hath 1 Chronicles 6:15 - by the hand Song of Solomon 8:9 - a door Hosea 2:15 - for Matthew 8:11 - That Matthew 12:18 - and he Acts 2:22 - which Acts 2:39 - and to all Acts 7:25 - God Acts 10:27 - and found Acts 11:4 - General Acts 11:26 - with the church Acts 13:1 - in the Acts 15:3 - declaring Acts 15:9 - put Acts 15:23 - brethren Acts 28:28 - sent Romans 1:13 - even Romans 5:2 - By whom 1 Corinthians 3:6 - God Ephesians 2:8 - that Philippians 1:29 - not Colossians 2:12 - the faith 1 Timothy 2:7 - in faith 1 Timothy 3:16 - believed 1 Timothy 6:17 - who

Verse 28

Acts 11:26, Acts 15:35

Reciprocal: 2 Corinthians 11:26 - journeyings

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Acts 14". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/acts-14.html.