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Acts 16:1
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Timothy Joins Paul and Silas

Paul came to Derbe and then to Lystra,(a) where a disciple named Timothy(b) lived, whose mother was Jewish and a believer(c) but whose father was a Greek.
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Acts 16:2
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The believers(d) at Lystra and Iconium(e) spoke well of him.
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Acts 16:3
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Paul wanted to take him along on the journey, so he circumcised him because of the Jews who lived in that area, for they all knew that his father was a Greek.(f)
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Acts 16:4
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As they traveled from town to town, they delivered the decisions reached by the apostles and elders(g) in Jerusalem(h) for the people to obey.(i)
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Acts 16:5
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So the churches were strengthened(j) in the faith and grew daily in numbers.(k)
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Acts 16:6
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Paul and his companions traveled throughout the region of Phrygia(l) and Galatia,(m) having been kept by the Holy Spirit from preaching the word in the province of Asia.(n)
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Acts 16:7
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When they came to the border of Mysia, they tried to enter Bithynia, but the Spirit of Jesus(o) would not allow them to.
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Acts 16:8
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So they passed by Mysia and went down to Troas.(p)
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Acts 16:9
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During the night Paul had a vision(q) of a man of Macedonia(r) standing and begging him, "Come over to Macedonia and help us."
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Acts 16:10
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After Paul had seen the vision, we(s) got ready at once to leave for Macedonia, concluding that God had called us to preach the gospel(t) to them.
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Acts 16:11
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From Troas(u) we put out to sea and sailed straight for Samothrace, and the next day we went on to Neapolis.
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Acts 16:12
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From there we traveled to Philippi,(v) a Roman colony and the leading city of that district[a] of Macedonia.(w) And we stayed there several days.
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Acts 16:13
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On the Sabbath(x) we went outside the city gate to the river, where we expected to find a place of prayer. We sat down and began to speak to the women who had gathered there.
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Acts 16:14
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One of those listening was a woman from the city of Thyatira(y) named Lydia, a dealer in purple cloth. She was a worshiper of God. The Lord opened her heart(z) to respond to Paul's message.
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Acts 16:15
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When she and the members of her household(aa) were baptized,(ab) she invited us to her home. "If you consider me a believer in the Lord," she said, "come and stay at my house." And she persuaded us.
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