The Bible in Its Traditions

Acts of the Apostles 16:11–15

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11  Therefore, putting to sea from Troas, we ran a straight course to Samothrace, and the next day came to Neapolis,

11  And sailing from Troas, taking a direct path, we arrived at Samothrace, and on the following day, at Neapolis,

11  When we sailed from TroÆas, we came in a direct course to Sam-o-thraÆcia, and from thence on the following day, we came to the city Ne-apÆo-lis;

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12  and from there to Philippi, which is chief of that part of Macedonia, a colony. And we were spending some days in that very city.

12  and from thence to Philippi, which is a city of Macedonia, the first of the district, a [Roman] colony: and we were in this city tarrying certain days.

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13  And on the Sabbath day we went outside the city beside a river, where prayer was customarily made; and having sat down we spoke to the women who assembled together [there].

13  Then, on the Sabbath day, we were walking outside the gate, beside a river, where there seemed to be a prayer gathering. And sitting down, we were speaking with the women who had assembled.

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14  And a certain woman named Lydia, a dealer of purple cloth of the city of Thyatira, who worshipped God, heard us, whose heart YHWH opened to give heed to the things spoken by Paul.

14  And a certain woman, named LydÆi-a, a seller of purple of the city of Thy-a-tiÆra, feared God; her heart was so touched by our LORD that she listened to what Paul said.

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15  And when she and her household were baptized, she urged us, saying, "If you have judged me to be faithful to YHWH, come to my house and stay."So she persuaded us.

15  And when she had been baptized, with her household, she pleaded with us, saying: “If you have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, enter into my house and lodge there.” And she convinced us.

15  And she was baptized together with her household, and she begged us, saying, If you are sincerely convinced that I believe in our LORD, come and stay in my house; and she urged us strongly.