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Introduction

Overview

Acts 18:1, Paul labours with his hands, and preaches at Corinth to the Gentiles; Acts 18:9, The Lord encourages him in a vision; Acts 18:12, He is accused before Gallio the deputy, but is dismissed; Acts 18:18, Afterwards passing from city to city, he strengthens the disciples; Acts 18:24, Apollos, being more perfectly instructed by Aquila and Priscilla, preaches Christ with great efficacy.

Verse 1

departed: Acts 17:32, Acts 17:33

Corinth: Acts 19:1, 1 Corinthians 1:2, 2 Corinthians 1:1, 2 Corinthians 1:23, 2 Timothy 4:20

Reciprocal: Matthew 10:11 - inquire Acts 17:15 - Athens Romans 15:19 - so that 1 Corinthians 2:1 - when 1 Corinthians 14:36 - came 2 Corinthians 11:7 - in 2 Corinthians 11:26 - journeyings 1 Thessalonians 1:7 - in 1 Thessalonians 3:6 - when

Verse 2

Aquila: Acts 18:26, Romans 16:3, Romans 16:4, 1 Corinthians 16:19, 2 Timothy 4:19

Pontus: Acts 2:9, 1 Peter 1:1

Claudius: Acts 11:28

Reciprocal: Acts 2:10 - strangers Acts 16:20 - being Acts 18:18 - Priscilla Acts 27:1 - Italy Acts 28:16 - Rome Hebrews 13:24 - Italy

Verse 3

and wrought: Acts 20:34, Acts 20:35, 1 Corinthians 4:12, 1 Corinthians 9:6-12, 2 Corinthians 11:9, 1 Thessalonians 2:9, 2 Thessalonians 3:8, 2 Thessalonians 3:9

Reciprocal: Genesis 46:31 - General 2 Kings 6:2 - and take thence John 21:3 - I go Acts 18:26 - Aquila Titus 3:14 - maintain good works

Verse 4

he: Acts 13:14-52, Acts 14:1, Acts 17:1-3, Acts 17:11, Acts 17:17, Acts 19:8, Luke 4:16

persuaded: Acts 18:13, Acts 13:43, Acts 19:26, Acts 26:28, Acts 28:23, Genesis 9:27, 2 Chronicles 32:11, Luke 16:31, 2 Corinthians 5:11

Reciprocal: Isaiah 1:18 - and let us Matthew 4:23 - teaching Mark 1:21 - he entered Luke 4:31 - taught Acts 3:26 - first Acts 13:5 - in the Acts 16:13 - on Acts 17:2 - went Acts 17:4 - the devout Acts 18:19 - but Acts 19:10 - both Acts 20:21 - to the Jews 1 Corinthians 3:6 - I 1 Corinthians 4:15 - for 1 Corinthians 15:1 - I declare

Verse 5

Silas: Acts 17:14, Acts 17:15, 1 Thessalonians 3:2

was: Acts 4:20, Acts 17:16, Job 32:18-20, Jeremiah 6:11, Jeremiah 20:9, Ezekiel 3:14, Micah 3:8, Luke 12:50, 2 Corinthians 5:14, Philippians 1:23,*Gr.

and testified: Acts 18:28, Acts 2:36, Acts 9:22, Acts 10:42, Acts 17:3, Acts 20:21, John 15:27, 1 Peter 5:12

was Christ: or, is the Christ, Daniel 9:25, Daniel 9:26, John 1:41, John 3:28, John 10:24

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 3:19 - if thou Ezekiel 33:9 - if thou Amos 3:13 - and testify Luke 14:18 - all Luke 24:47 - among Acts 8:25 - when they had Acts 13:46 - It was Acts 15:22 - Silas Acts 16:1 - named Acts 16:9 - Macedonia Acts 19:22 - Macedonia Romans 2:9 - of the Jew Romans 16:21 - Timotheus 1 Corinthians 1:6 - the 1 Corinthians 15:1 - I declare 2 Corinthians 1:19 - even Ephesians 4:17 - testify 1 Thessalonians 1:1 - Silvanus 1 Thessalonians 3:6 - when 1 John 4:14 - we have

Verse 6

they: Acts 13:45, Acts 19:9, Acts 26:11, Luke 22:65, 1 Thessalonians 2:14-16, 2 Timothy 2:25, James 2:6, James 2:7, 1 Peter 4:4, 1 Peter 4:14

he shook: Acts 13:51, Nehemiah 5:13, Matthew 10:14, Luke 9:5, Luke 10:10, Luke 10:11

Your: Acts 20:26, Acts 20:27, Leviticus 20:9, Leviticus 20:11, Leviticus 20:12, 2 Samuel 1:16, Ezekiel 3:18, Ezekiel 3:19, Ezekiel 18:13, Ezekiel 33:4, Ezekiel 33:8, Ezekiel 33:9, 1 Timothy 5:22

from: Acts 13:46, Acts 13:47, Acts 19:9, Acts 19:10, Acts 26:20, Acts 28:28, Matthew 8:11, Matthew 21:43, Matthew 22:10, Romans 3:29, Romans 9:25, Romans 9:26, Romans 9:30-33, Romans 10:12, Romans 10:13, Romans 11:11-15

Reciprocal: Joshua 2:19 - his blood Psalms 51:14 - bloodguiltiness Jeremiah 38:21 - this is Amos 3:13 - and testify Micah 3:8 - I am Micah 5:8 - as a lion Matthew 10:6 - go Matthew 16:4 - And he Matthew 21:41 - and will let out Mark 6:11 - whosoever Mark 8:13 - General Luke 14:18 - all Luke 14:23 - Go Luke 24:47 - among Acts 6:11 - blasphemous Acts 22:21 - for Acts 28:24 - General Romans 2:9 - of the Jew Romans 11:20 - because Romans 11:28 - are enemies Galatians 2:7 - the gospel of the uncircumcision

Verse 7

Justus: Colossians 4:11

worshipped: Acts 10:2, Acts 10:22, Acts 13:42, Acts 16:14, Acts 17:4

Reciprocal: Isaiah 56:3 - the son Acts 19:9 - he departed

Verse 8

Crispus: 1 Corinthians 1:14

the chief: Acts 18:17, Acts 13:15, Mark 5:35

believed: Acts 10:2, Acts 16:14, Acts 16:15, Acts 16:34, Genesis 17:27, Genesis 18:19, Joshua 24:15

hearing: Acts 2:37-41, Acts 8:12, Acts 8:35-38, Matthew 28:19, Mark 16:15, Mark 16:16, Romans 10:14-17, 1 Corinthians 1:13-17

Reciprocal: Mark 5:22 - rulers Luke 8:41 - a ruler Luke 13:14 - the ruler John 4:53 - and himself Acts 14:1 - that a Acts 16:31 - and thy Acts 19:9 - he departed 1 Corinthians 1:2 - the church 1 Corinthians 9:1 - are

Verse 9

spake: Acts 16:9, Acts 22:18, Acts 23:11, Acts 27:23-25, 2 Corinthians 12:1-3

Be: Isaiah 58:1, Jeremiah 1:17, Ezekiel 2:6-8, Ezekiel 3:9-11, Jonah 3:2, Micah 3:8, Ephesians 6:19, Ephesians 6:20, 1 Thessalonians 2:2

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 3:2 - Fear Deuteronomy 20:3 - be ye terrified Joshua 1:5 - as I was Joshua 6:27 - the Lord Judges 2:18 - then the Lord Judges 6:12 - The Lord Judges 7:9 - the same 2 Kings 6:16 - Fear not Psalms 17:3 - thou hast Psalms 23:4 - for thou Psalms 64:1 - preserve Psalms 91:15 - I will be Proverbs 15:7 - lips Isaiah 43:5 - Fear not Jeremiah 15:20 - for Lamentations 3:57 - thou saidst Daniel 10:12 - Fear not Haggai 1:13 - I am Matthew 1:23 - God Matthew 28:20 - I am Luke 1:30 - General John 14:21 - and will John 14:27 - afraid Acts 14:3 - therefore Acts 26:16 - in the Acts 26:22 - obtained Acts 27:24 - Fear not 1 Corinthians 9:1 - have 1 Corinthians 15:8 - he was 2 Corinthians 4:10 - that Galatians 2:2 - by 2 Timothy 4:17 - the Lord 1 Peter 3:14 - and be

Verse 10

I am: Exodus 4:12, Joshua 1:5, Joshua 1:9, Judges 2:18, Isaiah 8:10, Isaiah 41:10, Isaiah 43:2, Jeremiah 1:18, Jeremiah 1:19, Matthew 1:23, Matthew 28:20, 2 Corinthians 12:9, 2 Timothy 4:17, 2 Timothy 4:22

and no: Isaiah 54:17, Jeremiah 15:20, Jeremiah 15:21, Matthew 10:30, Luke 21:18, Romans 8:31

for: Acts 15:14, Acts 15:18, John 10:16, John 11:52, Romans 10:20, Romans 10:21, 1 Corinthians 6:9-11

Reciprocal: Exodus 34:24 - desire Deuteronomy 20:3 - be ye terrified Joshua 6:27 - the Lord Judges 6:12 - The Lord Judges 7:9 - the same 1 Samuel 18:14 - the Lord 2 Kings 6:16 - Fear not 2 Chronicles 32:8 - with us Psalms 17:3 - thou hast Psalms 23:4 - for thou Psalms 64:1 - preserve Psalms 91:15 - I will be Proverbs 15:7 - lips Isaiah 43:5 - Fear not Jeremiah 1:8 - for I am Jeremiah 30:11 - I am Jeremiah 42:11 - for I Jeremiah 46:28 - for I am Daniel 10:12 - Fear not Haggai 1:13 - I am Matthew 9:37 - The harvest Luke 1:28 - the Lord Luke 1:30 - General John 7:44 - no man Acts 16:9 - a vision Acts 26:16 - in the Acts 26:17 - Delivering Acts 26:22 - obtained Acts 27:24 - Fear not 2 Corinthians 4:10 - that Ephesians 1:4 - as 1 Peter 3:14 - and be

Verse 11

he: Acts 14:3, Acts 19:10, Acts 20:31

continued there: Gr. sat there

Verse 12

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the deputy: Acts 13:7, Acts 13:12

Achaia: Acts 18:27, Romans 15:26, Romans 16:5, 1 Corinthians 16:15, 2 Corinthians 1:1, 2 Corinthians 9:2, 2 Corinthians 11:10, 1 Thessalonians 1:7, 1 Thessalonians 1:8

the Jews: Acts 13:50, Acts 14:2, Acts 14:19, Acts 17:5, Acts 17:13, Acts 21:27-36

the judgment: Acts 18:16, Acts 18:17, Acts 25:10, Matthew 27:19, John 19:13, James 2:6

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 12:6 - yea Luke 2:2 - governor Acts 6:12 - and caught Acts 16:19 - they Acts 16:22 - the multitude Acts 17:6 - they drew Acts 25:6 - sitting Acts 26:17 - Delivering Acts 28:7 - the chief 2 Corinthians 6:5 - in tumults 1 Thessalonians 2:16 - Forbidding

Verse 13

Acts 18:4, Acts 6:13, Acts 21:28, Acts 24:5, Acts 24:6, Acts 25:8

Reciprocal: Matthew 5:17 - to destroy the law Matthew 26:61 - This Acts 16:19 - they Acts 17:6 - they drew 2 Corinthians 5:11 - we persuade 1 Thessalonians 2:16 - Forbidding

Verse 14

when: Acts 21:39, Acts 21:40, Acts 22:1, Acts 22:2, Acts 26:1, Acts 26:2, Luke 21:12-15, 1 Peter 3:14, 1 Peter 3:15

If: Acts 23:27-29, Acts 25:11, Acts 25:18-20, Acts 25:26

bear: Acts 13:18, Mark 9:19, Romans 13:3, 2 Corinthians 11:1, 2 Corinthians 11:4, Hebrews 5:2

Reciprocal: Exodus 18:16 - a matter Esther 1:16 - done wrong Matthew 5:2 - General Mark 4:15 - these John 10:20 - why John 18:35 - Amos I Acts 19:38 - have Acts 25:5 - if 1 Corinthians 6:1 - having

Verse 15

a question: Acts 23:29, Acts 25:11, Acts 25:19, Acts 26:3, 1 Timothy 1:4, 1 Timothy 6:4, 2 Timothy 2:23, Titus 3:9

look: Matthew 27:4, Matthew 27:24

for: Acts 24:6-8, John 18:31

Reciprocal: Exodus 18:16 - a matter 2 Samuel 19:29 - Why speakest Matthew 13:19 - and understandeth John 10:20 - why Acts 24:10 - a judge Acts 26:30 - the king 1 Corinthians 2:14 - they 1 Corinthians 6:1 - having

Verse 16

Psalms 76:10, Romans 13:3, Romans 13:4, Revelation 12:16

Reciprocal: Acts 18:12 - the judgment

Verse 17

Sosthenes: 1 Corinthians 1:1

the chief: Acts 18:8

And Gallio: Acts 17:32, Amos 6:6, 1 Corinthians 1:23

Reciprocal: Proverbs 24:11 - General Mark 5:22 - rulers Luke 8:41 - a ruler Luke 10:32 - General Luke 13:14 - the ruler John 10:13 - careth not Acts 13:15 - the rulers Acts 18:12 - the judgment Acts 21:32 - beating

Verse 18

Syria: Acts 15:23, Acts 15:41, Acts 21:3, Galatians 1:21

Priscilla: Acts 18:2

having: Acts 21:24, Numbers 6:5-9, Numbers 6:18, 1 Corinthians 9:20

Cenchrea: Cenchrea, now Kenkri, was the port of Corinth, on the east side of the isthmus, and about nine miles from the city. Romans 16:1

Reciprocal: Genesis 28:20 - vowed Leviticus 22:18 - vows Numbers 6:9 - shave Judges 16:17 - There hath Acts 20:3 - sail Acts 21:23 - We have 1 Corinthians 16:19 - Aquila 2 Corinthians 11:26 - journeyings 2 Timothy 4:19 - Prisca

Verse 19

Ephesus: Acts 18:24, Acts 19:1, Acts 19:17, Acts 19:26, Acts 20:16, 1 Corinthians 16:8, Ephesians 1:1, 1 Timothy 1:3, 2 Timothy 1:18, 2 Timothy 4:12, Revelation 1:11, Revelation 2:1

but: Acts 18:4, Acts 17:2, Acts 17:3

Reciprocal: Acts 9:29 - disputed Acts 19:8 - disputing Acts 20:18 - from Acts 25:19 - certain Romans 15:19 - so that

Verse 20

he: Acts 20:16, Acts 21:13, Acts 21:14, Mark 1:37, Mark 1:38, 1 Corinthians 16:12

Reciprocal: Acts 24:22 - When

Verse 21

bade: Acts 15:29, Luke 9:61, 2 Corinthians 13:11

I must: Acts 20:16, Deuteronomy 16:1

if God: Acts 19:21, Acts 21:14, Matthew 26:39, Romans 1:10, Romans 15:32, 1 Corinthians 4:19, Philippians 2:19-24, Hebrews 6:3, James 4:15

Reciprocal: Acts 18:22 - the church Romans 15:25 - General 1 Corinthians 16:7 - if

Verse 22

Caesarea: Acts 8:40, Acts 10:1, Acts 10:24, Acts 11:11, Acts 18:22, Acts 23:23

gone: Acts 25:1, Acts 25:9

the church: Acts 18:21, Acts 11:22, Acts 15:4, Acts 21:17-19

he went: Acts 11:19-27, Acts 13:1, Acts 14:26, Acts 15:23, Acts 15:30, Acts 15:35

Reciprocal: Acts 21:7 - and saluted Acts 21:8 - Caesarea Acts 21:15 - and went

Verse 23

the country: Acts 16:6, 1 Corinthians 16:1, Galatians 1:2, Galatians 4:14

strengthening: Acts 14:22, Acts 15:32, Acts 15:41, Acts 16:40, Deuteronomy 3:28, Ezra 1:6, Isaiah 35:3, Isaiah 35:4, Daniel 11:1, Luke 22:32, Luke 22:43, 1 Thessalonians 3:2, 1 Thessalonians 4:18, 1 Thessalonians 5:14, Hebrews 12:12, Hebrews 12:13

Reciprocal: Daniel 10:18 - he Acts 2:10 - Phrygia Acts 19:1 - Paul 2 Corinthians 11:28 - the care 2 Timothy 4:10 - Galatia 1 Peter 1:1 - Galatia Revelation 3:2 - strengthen

Verse 24

Apollos: Acts 19:1, 1 Corinthians 1:12, 1 Corinthians 3:5, 1 Corinthians 3:6, 1 Corinthians 4:6, 1 Corinthians 16:12, Titus 3:13

Alexandria: Acts 6:9, Acts 27:6

an: Exodus 4:10, Isaiah 3:3, 1 Corinthians 2:1, 1 Corinthians 2:2, 2 Corinthians 10:10

mighty: Acts 18:28, Acts 7:22, Ezra 7:6, Ezra 7:12, Matthew 13:52, Luke 24:19, Colossians 3:16

Reciprocal: Zechariah 10:5 - as Acts 18:19 - Ephesus Romans 12:6 - according to the proportion Revelation 1:11 - Ephesus

Verse 25

instructed: Acts 13:10, Acts 16:17, Acts 19:9, Acts 19:23, Genesis 18:19, Judges 2:22, 1 Samuel 12:23, Psalms 25:8, Psalms 25:9, Psalms 119:1, Isaiah 40:3, Jeremiah 6:16, Hosea 14:9, Matthew 3:3, Mark 1:3, Mark 12:14, Luke 3:4, John 1:23

fervent: Romans 12:11, Colossians 1:28, Colossians 1:29, 2 Timothy 2:4, James 5:16

knowing: Acts 19:3, Matthew 3:1-17, Luke 3:1-38, John 1:19-36

Reciprocal: Psalms 67:2 - thy way Amos 8:14 - manner Acts 18:28 - convinced 2 Timothy 3:16 - for instruction

Verse 26

to speak: Acts 14:3, Isaiah 58:1, Ephesians 6:19, Ephesians 6:20

Aquila: Acts 18:2, Acts 18:3

expounded: Acts 8:31, Acts 28:23, Proverbs 1:5, Proverbs 9:9, Proverbs 22:17, Proverbs 22:18, Proverbs 25:12, Matthew 18:3, Matthew 18:4, Mark 10:15, Luke 19:26, Luke 24:27, John 7:17, 1 Corinthians 3:18, 1 Corinthians 8:2, 1 Corinthians 12:21, Hebrews 6:1, 2 Peter 3:18

Reciprocal: Proverbs 31:26 - openeth Acts 13:10 - the right Acts 16:17 - the way Acts 19:23 - that Acts 22:4 - this Romans 16:3 - Priscilla 1 Corinthians 3:6 - Apollos 1 Corinthians 16:19 - Aquila 2 Timothy 4:19 - Prisca 2 Peter 2:2 - ways

Verse 27

the brethren: Acts 9:27, Romans 16:1, Romans 16:2, 1 Corinthians 16:3, 2 Corinthians 3:1, 2 Corinthians 3:2

exhorting: Colossians 4:10, 3 John 1:8-10

helped: 1 Corinthians 3:6, 1 Corinthians 3:10-14, 2 Corinthians 1:24, Philippians 1:25

believed: John 1:12, John 1:13, Romans 1:5, 1 Corinthians 15:10, Ephesians 2:8-10, Philippians 1:29, Colossians 2:12, 2 Thessalonians 2:13, 2 Thessalonians 2:14, Titus 3:4-6, James 1:16-18, 1 Peter 1:2, 1 Peter 1:3

Reciprocal: Ezra 8:36 - they furthered Acts 9:22 - confounded Acts 15:4 - received Acts 15:34 - it pleased Acts 18:12 - Achaia Romans 16:5 - Achaia 2 Corinthians 11:10 - the regions 2 Thessalonians 2:16 - through

Verse 28

convinced: Acts 18:5, Acts 18:25, Acts 9:22, Acts 17:3, Acts 26:22, Acts 26:23, Luke 24:27, Luke 24:44, 1 Corinthians 15:3, 1 Corinthians 15:4, Hebrews 7:1 - Hebrews 10:39

showing: John 5:39

was Christ: or, is the Christ, Acts 18:5

Reciprocal: Acts 8:35 - began Acts 18:24 - mighty Acts 28:23 - he expounded Titus 1:9 - to convince

Bibliographical Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Acts 18". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/acts-18.html.
 
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