14:1 Now at Ico'nium they entered together into the Jewish synagogue, and so spoke that a great company believed, both of Jews and of Greeks.
14:1 The same thing occurred in Iconium, where Paul and Barnabas went into the Jewish synagogue and spoke in such a way that a great number of both Jews and Greeks became believers.

14:2 But the unbelieving Jews stirred up the Gentiles and poisoned their minds against the brethren.
14:2 But the unbelieving Jews stirred up the Gentiles and poisoned their minds against the brothers.

14:3 So they remained for a long time, speaking boldly for the Lord, who bore witness to the word of his grace, granting signs and wonders to be done by their hands.
14:3 So they remained for a long time, speaking boldly for the Lord, who testified to the word of his grace by granting signs and wonders to be done through them.

14:4 But the people of the city were divided; some sided with the Jews, and some with the apostles.
14:4 But the residents of the city were divided; some sided with the Jews, and some with the apostles.

14:5 When an attempt was made by both Gentiles and Jews, with their rulers, to molest them and to stone them,
14:5 And when an attempt was made by both Gentiles and Jews, with their rulers, to mistreat them and to stone them,

14:6 they learned of it and fled to Lystra and Derbe, cities of Lycao'nia, and to the surrounding country;
14:6 the apostles learned of it and fled to Lystra and Derbe, cities of Lycaonia, and to the surrounding country;

14:7 and there they preached the gospel.
14:7 and there they continued proclaiming the good news.

14:8 Now at Lystra there was a man sitting, who could not use his feet; he was a cripple from birth, who had never walked.
14:8 In Lystra there was a man sitting who could not use his feet and had never walked, for he had been crippled from birth.

14:9 He listened to Paul speaking; and Paul, looking intently at him and seeing that he had faith to be made well,
14:9 He listened to Paul as he was speaking. And Paul, looking at him intently and seeing that he had faith to be healed,

14:10 said in a loud voice, "Stand upright on your feet." And he sprang up and walked.
14:10 said in a loud voice, "Stand upright on your feet." And the man sprang up and began to walk.

14:11 And when the crowds saw what Paul had done, they lifted up their voices, saying in Lycao'nian, "The gods have come down to us in the likeness of men!"
14:11 When the crowds saw what Paul had done, they shouted in the Lycaonian language, "The gods have come down to us in human form!"

14:12 Barnabas they called Zeus, and Paul, because he was the chief speaker, they called Hermes.
14:12 Barnabas they called Zeus, and Paul they called Hermes, because he was the chief speaker.

14:13 And the priest of Zeus, whose temple was in front of the city, brought oxen and garlands to the gates and wanted to offer sacrifice with the people.
14:13 The priest of Zeus, whose temple was just outside the city, brought oxen and garlands to the gates; he and the crowds wanted to offer sacrifice.

14:14 But when the apostles Barnabas and Paul heard of it, they tore their garments and rushed out among the multitude, crying,
14:14 When the apostles Barnabas and Paul heard of it, they tore their clothes and rushed out into the crowd, shouting,

14:15 "Men, why are you doing this? We also are men, of like nature with you, and bring you good news, that you should turn from these vain things to a living God who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and all that is in them.
14:15 "Friends, why are you doing this? We are mortals just like you, and we bring you good news, that you should turn from these worthless things to the living God, who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and all that is in them.

14:16 In past generations he allowed all the nations to walk in their own ways;
14:16 In past generations he allowed all the nations to follow their own ways;

14:17 yet he did not leave himself without witness, for he did good and gave you from heaven rains and fruitful seasons, satisfying your hearts with food and gladness."
14:17 yet he has not left himself without a witness in doing good--giving you rains from heaven and fruitful seasons, and filling you with food and your hearts with joy."

14:18 With these words they scarcely restrained the people from offering sacrifice to them.
14:18 Even with these words, they scarcely restrained the crowds from offering sacrifice to them.

14:19 But Jews came there from Antioch and Ico'nium; and having persuaded the people, they stoned Paul and dragged him out of the city, supposing that he was dead.
14:19 But Jews came there from Antioch and Iconium and won over the crowds. Then they stoned Paul and dragged him out of the city, supposing that he was dead.

14:20 But when the disciples gathered about him, he rose up and entered the city; and on the next day he went on with Barnabas to Derbe.
14:20 But when the disciples surrounded him, he got up and went into the city. The next day he went on with Barnabas to Derbe.

14:21 When they had preached the gospel to that city and had made many disciples, they returned to Lystra and to Ico'nium and to Antioch,
14:21 After they had proclaimed the good news to that city and had made many disciples, they returned to Lystra, then on to Iconium and Antioch.

14:22 strengthening the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith, and saying that through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God.
14:22 There they strengthened the souls of the disciples and encouraged them to continue in the faith, saying, "It is through many persecutions that we must enter the kingdom of God."

14:23 And when they had appointed elders for them in every church, with prayer and fasting they committed them to the Lord in whom they believed.
14:23 And after they had appointed elders for them in each church, with prayer and fasting they entrusted them to the Lord in whom they had come to believe.

14:24 Then they passed through Pisid'ia, and came to Pamphyl'ia.
14:24 Then they passed through Pisidia and came to Pamphylia.

14:25 And when they had spoken the word in Perga, they went down to Attali'a;
14:25 When they had spoken the word in Perga, they went down to Attalia.

14:26 and from there they sailed to Antioch, where they had been commended to the grace of God for the work which they had fulfilled.
14:26 From there they sailed back to Antioch, where they had been commended to the grace of God for the work that they had completed.

14:27 And when they arrived, they gathered the church together and declared all that God had done with them, and how he had opened a door of faith to the Gentiles.
14:27 When they arrived, they called the church together and related all that God had done with them, and how he had opened a door of faith for the Gentiles.

14:28 And they remained no little time with the disciples.
14:28 And they stayed there with the disciples for some time.