And [there] abode three months. And when the Jews laid wait for him, as he was about to sail into Syria, he purposed to return through Macedonia.
And when he came upon the stairs, so it was, that he was borne of the soldiers for the violence of the people.
And when I could not see for the glory of that light, being led by the hand of them that were with me, I came into Damascus.
I was looking at
being led by hand
of those together with
And one Ananias, a devout man according to the law, having a good report of all the Jews which dwelt [there, ]
being witnessed of
And when there arose a great dissension, the chief captain, fearing lest Paul should have been pulled in pieces of them, commanded the soldiers to go down, and to take him by force from among them, and to bring [him] into the castle.
This man was taken of the Jews, and should have been killed of them: then came I with an army, and rescued him, having understood that he was a Roman.
being taken together
And when it was told me how that the Jews laid wait for the man, I sent straightway to thee, and gave commandment to his accusers also to say before thee what [they had] against him. Farewell.
Except it be for this one voice, that I cried standing among them, Touching the resurrection of the dead I am called in question by you this day.
He hoped also that money should have been given him of Paul, that he might loose him: wherefore he sent for him the oftener, and communed with him.
it will be given
And when they had been there many days, Festus declared Paul's cause unto the king, saying, There is a certain man left in bonds by Felix:
I think myself happy, king Agrippa, because I shall answer for myself this day before thee touching all the things whereof I am accused of the Jews:
to speak up in defense
And now I stand and am judged for the hope of the promise made of God unto our fathers:
Unto which [promise] our twelve tribes, instantly serving [God] day and night, hope to come. For which hope's sake, king Agrippa, I am accused of the Jews.
Nevertheless the centurion believed the master and the owner of the ship, more than those things which were spoken by Paul.
to ship's manager
And falling into a place where two seas met, they ran the ship aground; and the forepart stuck fast, and remained unmoveable, but the hinder part was broken with the violence of the waves.
it was being disintegrated
What then? are we better [than they?] No, in no wise: for we have before proved both Jews and Gentiles, that they are all under sin;
Their throat [is] an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps [is] under their lips:
But now the righteousness of God without the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets;
it has been made conspicuous
being witnessed of
For sin shall not have dominion over you: for ye are not under the law, but under grace.
What then? shall we sin, because we are not under the law, but under grace? God forbid.
For we know that the law is spiritual: but I am carnal, sold under sin.
Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.
Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.
Nevertheless, brethren, I have written the more boldly unto you in some sort, as putting you in mind, because of the grace that is given to me of God,
Whensoever I take my journey into Spain, I will come to you: for I trust to see you in my journey, and to be brought on my way thitherward by you, if first I be somewhat filled with your [company. ]
And the God of peace shall bruise Satan under your feet shortly. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ [be] with you. Amen.
For it hath been declared unto me of you, my brethren, by them [which are of the house] of Chloe, that there are contentions among you.
Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God.
things handed over
But he that is spiritual judgeth all things, yet he himself is judged of no man.
he thoroughly judges
he is thoroughly judged
But with me it is a very small thing that I should be judged of you, or of man's judgment: yea, I judge not mine own self.
I am thoroughly judged
I thoroughly judge
All things are lawful unto me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but I will not be brought under the power of any.
I will be under the authority
Now concerning virgins I have no commandment of the Lord: yet I give my judgment, as one that hath obtained mercy of the Lord to be faithful.
But if any man love God, the same is known of him.
he has been known
And unto the Jews I became as a Jew, that I might gain the Jews; to them that are under the law, as under the law, that I might gain them that are under the law;
Moreover, brethren, I would not that ye should be ignorant, how that all our fathers were under the cloud, and all passed through the sea;
Neither let us tempt Christ, as some of them also tempted, and were destroyed of serpents.
Neither murmur ye, as some of them also murmured, and were destroyed of the destroyer.
Conscience, I say, not thine own, but of the other: for why is my liberty judged of another [man's] conscience?
But when we are judged, we are chastened of the Lord, that we should not be condemned with the world.
we may be condemned
But if all prophesy, and there come in one that believeth not, or [one] unlearned, he is convinced of all, he is judged of all:
they might prophesy
he is thoroughly judged
For he must reign, till he hath put all enemies under his feet.
For he hath put all things under his feet. But when he saith, all things are put under [him, it is] manifest that he is excepted, which did put all things under him.
Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.
we are near-called
And to pass by you into Macedonia, and to come again out of Macedonia unto you, and of you to be brought on my way toward Judaea.
Sufficient to such a man is this punishment, which [was inflicted] of many.
Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices.
we might be exploited
Ye are our epistle written in our hearts, known and read of all men:
being inscribed within
[Forasmuch as ye are] manifestly declared to be the epistle of Christ ministered by us, written not with ink, but with the Spirit of the living God; not in tables of stone, but in fleshy tables of the heart.
being made conspicuous
being inscribed within
For we that are in [this] tabernacle do groan, being burdened: not for that we would be unclothed, but clothed upon, that mortality might be swallowed up of life.
And not [that] only, but who was also chosen of the churches to travel with us with this grace, which is administered by us to the glory of the same Lord, and [declaration of] your ready mind:
having been elected
Avoiding this, that no man should blame us in this abundance which is administered by us:
Of the Jews five times received I forty [stripes] save one.
I am become a fool in glorying; ye have compelled me: for I ought to have been commended of you: for in nothing am I behind the very chiefest apostles, though I be nothing.
But I certify you, brethren, that the gospel which was preached of me is not after man.
For as many as are of the works of the law are under the curse: for it is written, Cursed [is] every one that continueth not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them.
it has been written
to having been written
And this I say, [that] the covenant, that was confirmed before of God in Christ, the law, which was four hundred and thirty years after, cannot disannul, that it should make the promise of none effect.
But the scripture hath concluded all under sin, that the promise by faith of Jesus Christ might be given to them that believe.
But before faith came, we were kept under the law, shut up unto the faith which should afterwards be revealed.
But after that faith is come, we are no longer under a schoolmaster.
But is under tutors and governors until the time appointed of the father.
Even so we, when we were children, were in bondage under the elements of the world:
having been made working class
But when the fulness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law,
To redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons.
he might buy out
we might extract
But now, after that ye have known God, or rather are known of God, how turn ye again to the weak and beggarly elements, whereunto ye desire again to be in bondage?
Tell me, ye that desire to be under the law, do ye not hear the law?
But if ye bite and devour one another, take heed that ye be not consumed one of another.
But if ye be led of the Spirit, ye are not under the law.
And hath put all [things] under his feet, and gave him [to be] the head over all [things] to the church,
Wherefore remember, that ye [being] in time past Gentiles in the flesh, who are called Uncircumcision by that which is called the Circumcision in the flesh made by hands;
For it is a shame even to speak of those things which are done of them in secret.
those things be(com)ing
But all things that are reproved are made manifest by the light: for whatsoever doth make manifest is light.
it is made conspicuous
being made conspicuous
And in nothing terrified by your adversaries: which is to them an evident token of perdition, but to you of salvation, and that of God.
Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus.
If ye continue in the faith grounded and settled, and [be] not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which ye have heard, [and] which was preached to every creature which is under heaven; whereof I Paul am made a minister;
Let no man beguile you of your reward in a voluntary humility and worshipping of angels, intruding into those things which he hath not seen, vainly puffed up by his fleshly mind,
Knowing, brethren beloved, your election of God.
But as we were allowed of God to be put in trust with the gospel, even so we speak; not as pleasing men, but God, which trieth our hearts.
we have been positively assessed
For ye, brethren, became followers of the churches of God which in Judaea are in Christ Jesus: for ye also have suffered like things of your own countrymen, even as they [have] of the Jews:
But we are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:
Let as many servants as are under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honour, that the name of God and [his] doctrine be not blasphemed.
it might be defamed
And [that] they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, who are taken captive by him at his will.
being caught alive
How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard [him; ]
we will escape
For every house is builded by some [man;] but he that built all things [is] God.
And no man taketh this honour unto himself, but he that is called of God, as [was] Aaron.
Called of God an high priest after the order of Melchisedec.
And without all contradiction the less is blessed of the better.
he is spoken well of
For when Moses had spoken every precept to all the people according to the law, he took the blood of calves and of goats, with water, and scarlet wool, and hyssop, and sprinkled both the book, and all the people,
of having spoken
By faith Moses, when he was born, was hid three months of his parents, because they saw [he was] a proper child; and they were not afraid of the king's commandment.
For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds.
you consider carefully
he who endured
And ye have forgotten the exhortation which speaketh unto you as unto children, My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked of him:
you get broken to pieces
But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed.
And ye have respect to him that weareth the gay clothing, and say unto him, Sit thou here in a good place; and say to the poor, Stand thou there, or sit here under my footstool:
you may look upon
But if ye have respect to persons, ye commit sin, and are convinced of the law as transgressors.
you take on face value
Behold also the ships, which though [they be] so great, and [are] driven of fierce winds, yet are they turned about with a very small helm, whithersoever the governor listeth.
And the tongue [is] a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell.
To whom coming, [as unto] a living stone, disallowed indeed of men, but chosen of God, [and] precious,
Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time:
For he received from God the Father honour and glory, when there came such a voice to him from the excellent glory, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.
For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake [as they were] moved by the Holy Ghost.
And delivered just Lot, vexed with the filthy conversation of the wicked: