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That permitted to speak for thyself,
o Isai. 35.5
John 8. 12.
Ephes & 5. 8. Col. 1. 13. ! Per.
r Eph. .
$ tch. 9. 20,
& 16. &
19. & 20. & 21. u Matt 3. & xeh. 21.30,
f. 15, 22.
He is pronounced innocent. CHAP. XXVI.
16 But rise, and stand upon thy feet: COMINI
2 Paul, in the presence of Agrippa, declareth for I have appeared unto thee for this
his life from his childhood, 12 and how mi- | purpose, o to make thee a minister and a mch. 22. 15. Ik raculorisly he was converted, and called to
witness both of these things which thou th his apostleship. 24 Festus chargeth him hast seen, and of those things in the
to be mad, whereunto he answereth modestly,
which I will appear unto thee;
17 Delivering thee from the people, nounce him innocent.
and from the Gentiles, "unto whom now nel. 22. 21. THEN Agrippa said unto Paul, Thou I send thee, ,
18 °To open their eyes, and to turn 12;? Then Paul stretched forth the hand, and them from darkness to light, and from the answered for himself:
power of Satan unto God,' that they may ? Cor. 4: 4: 2 I think myself happy, king Agrippa, receive forgiveness of sins, and 'inherit- Thess.5.5:
1. 18. because I shall answer for myself this day ance among them which are sanctified by 2.Cor.614 before thee touching all the things where faith that is in me. of I am accused of the Jews:
19 Whereupon, O king Agrippa, I was 2.51 25 3 Especially because I know thee to be not disobedient unto the heavenly vision: Luke 1.27 expert in all customs and questions which 20 But tshewed first unto them of Da- Col. 1:12. are among the Jews: wherefore I be- mascus, and at Jerusalem, and throughout . ch. 20. 321 seech thee to hear me patiently.
all the coasts of Judea, and then to the 22, 29.& ii. 4 My manner of life from my youth, Gentiles, that they should repent and 14: which was at the first among mine own turn to God, and do "works meet for 17. & 18.& nation at Jerusalem, know all the Jews; repentance.
5 Which knew me from the beginning, 21 For these causes the Jews caught 23.6.82 if they would testify, that after the most me in the temple, and went about to 31.
straitest sect of our religion I lived a
22 Having therefore obtained help of 6 And now I stand and am judged God, I continue unto this day, witnessing Geniz 15. for the hope of the promise made of both to small and great, saying none other 26. 4. & 49. God unto our fathers:
things than those which the prophets 37,188.8.131.52
. 7 Unto which promise dour twelve and Moses did say should come: 1. Isai... tribes, instantly serving God today and 23 “That Christ should suffer, and that z John 5- 46. smo to bed night, hope to come. For which hope's he should be the first that should rise from the 24. ler, 23:5& sake, king Agrippa, I am accused of the dead, and should shew light unto the biCor. 13. 16. Ezek. 34. the Jews.
people, and to the Gentiles. 8 Why should it be thought a thing in- 24 í And as he thus spake for himself, c Luke 2. 32.
credible with you, that God should raise Festus said with a loud voice, Paul, thou d 3 Kings Rom. 15. 8. the dead?
art beside thyself; much learning doth 20. 1 Cor. 1. 9 I verily thought with myself, that I make thee mad. Gamught ought to do many things contrary to the 25 But he said, I am not mad, most e Luke 2. 37. name of Jesus of Nazareth.
noble Festus; but speak forth the words 10 Which thing I also did in Jerusa- of truth and soberness.
lem: and many of the saints did I shut up 26 For the king knoweth of these $ John 16. 9. in prison, having received authority 'from things, before whom also I speak frcely: 1 Timel; 3- the chief priests; and when they were put for I am persuaded that none of these
to death, I gave my voice against them. things are hidden from him; for this
11 *And I punished them oft in every thing was not done in a corner.
pheme; and being exceedingly mad a- prophets ? I know that thou believest.
thou persuadest me to be a Christian. Ch.9 3. &
12 Whereupon as I went to Damas- 29 And Paul said, 'I would to God, cus with authority and commission from that not only thou, but also all that hear the chief priests,
me this day, were both almost, and alto13 At midday, O king, I saw in the gether such as I am, except these bonds. way a light from heaven, above the bright- 30 s And when he had thus spoken, ness of the sun, shining round about me the king rose up, and the governor, and and them which journeyed with me. Bernice, and they that sat with them:
14 And when we were all fallen to the 31 And when they were gone aside, earth, I heard a voice speaking unto me, they talked between themselves, saying, and saying in the Hebrew tongue, Saul, 'This man doeth nothing worthy of focht 3. Saul, why persecutest thou me? it is hard death or of bonds. for thee to kick against the pricks.
32 Then said Agrippa unto Festus, 15 And I said, Who art thou, Lord? And This man might have been set at liberty, he said, I am Jesus whom thou persecutest. Sif he had not appealed unto Cesar.
6 ch. 25. 11.
Paul saileth toward Rome.
His dangerous voyage
which is called Clauda, we had much work
17 Which when they had taken up, believed. 14 They are tossed to and fro with they used helps, undergirding the ship; tempest, 41 and suffer shipwreck, 22, 34, and, fearing lest they should fall into the 44 yet all come safe to land.
quicksands, strake sail
, and so were driven. ND when it was that 18 being tossed
a eh. 13. 12, 25
A Nemoura Saila intole
teaty, they died with a tempest, the next day they light
& 28. 16
livered Paul and certain other prisoners ened the ship;
our own hands the tackling of the ship.
tium, we launched, meaning to sail by the many days appeared, and no small temb ch. 19. 29. coasts of Asia; one bAristarchus, a Mace- pest lay on us, all hope that we should be
donian of Thessalonica, being with us. saved was then taken away.
3 And the next day we touched at 21 But after long abstinence Paul Sch: 24. 23. Sidon. And Julius courteously entreated stood forth in the midst of them, and
Paul, and gave him liberty to go unto his said, Sirs, ye should have hearkened unto
me, and not have loosed from Crete, and
cheer: for there shall be no loss of any 5 And when we had sailed over the man's life among you, but of the ship. sea of Cilicia and Pamphylia, we came to 23 'For there stood by me this night I 3. Myra, a city of Lycia.
the angel of God, whose I am, and Swhom kiba 6 And there the centurion found a ship I serve, of Alexandria sailing into Italy; and he 24 Saying, Fear not, Paul; thou must put us therein.
be brought before Cesar: and, lo, God 7 And when we had sailed slowly many hath given thee all them that sail with days, and scarce were come over against thee.
Cnidus, the wind not suffering us, we sail- 25 Wherefore, sirs, be of good cheer: 10r, Candy. ed under || Crete, over against Salmone; h for I believe God, that it shall be even
8 And, hardly passing it, came unto a as it was told me. place which is called The fair havens; 26 Howbeit 'we must be cast upon a ich. 5 nigh whereunto was the city of Lasea. certain island.
9 Now when much time was spent, 27 But when the fourteenth night was
and when sailing was now dangerous, come, as we were driven up and down in The Fast because the fast was now already past, Adria, about midnight the shipmen deemed lenth day or Paul admonished them,
that they drew near to some country;
ceive that this voyage will be with || hurt fathoms: and when they had gone a little | Or, injury. and much damage, not only of the lading further, they sounded again, and found and ship, but also of our lives.
it fifteen fathoms,
30 And as the shipmen were about to
ship, ye cannot be saved.
Paul besought them all to take meat, say-
having taken nothing.
*there shall not an hair fall from the
the seventh month, Lev. 23. 27, 29.
1 i Sam.a. 13. Matt 15.
c Mark 16. 18. Luke 10. 19.
6. Job 6. 11. 1 Tim. 4. 3, 4
& 7. 14
e James 5
10, out the anchors, they lait them in
f Mark 6. S. & 7. 32. &
12. 9, 78.
A. D. 63
Paul suffereth shipwreck.
He healeth many discases. 35 And when he had thus spoken, he 5 And he shook off the beast into the took bread, and gave thanks to God in fire, and felt no harm.
presence of them all: and when he had 6 Howbeit they looked when he should - Mark & broken it, he began to eat.
have swollen, or fallen down dead sud36 Then were they all of good cheer, denly: but after they had looked a great and they also took some meat.
while, and saw no harm come to him, they 37 And we were in all in the ship two changed their minds, and said that he d eh. 14. 11. mo ch.2. 41 hundred threescore and sixteen "souls. was a god.
38 And when they had eaten enough, 7 In the same quarters were posses-
name was Publius; who received us, and
and prayed, and "laid his hands on him, 14, 15. 40 And when they had || taken up the and healed him.
anchors, they committed themselves unto 9 So when this was done, others also, 16.18. Luke the sea, &c. the sea, and loosed the rudder bands, and which had diseases in the island, came, 11,12.2004:
hoised up the mainsail to the wind, and and were healed:
10 Who also honoured us with many
42 And the soldiers' counsel was to wintered in the isle, whose sign was Cas-
12 And landing at Syracuse, we tarried
13 And froin thence we fetched a com-
came the next day to Puteoli:
15 And from thence, when the brethren
heard of us, they came to meet us as far
as Appii forum, and The three taverns:
16 And when we came to Rome, the
that kept him, they were escaped, then 17 to pass, that after a eh. 27. 36. Melita.
Jews together: and when they were come 2 And the barbarous people shewed together, he said unto them, Men and 141. Col. us no little kindness: for they kindled a brethren, 'though I have committed no- izbor 25.12
fire, and received us every one, because of thing against the people, or customs of
from Jerusalem into the hands of the
no cause of death in me.
ed for you, to see you, and to speak with
@ ver. 22.
nch. 26. 6, 7. och. 26. 30.
& & 6
16. & 2. 9. Philem. 10, 13 p Luke 2.
14. & 4.14
Paul preacheth at Rome
for two where DOANIN you: because that " for the hope of Israel 26 Saying, 'Go unto this people, and I am bound with this chain.
say, Hearing ye shall hear, and shall not 21 And they said unto him, We neither understand; and seeing ye shall see, and
received letters out of Judea concerning not perceive: Ephes. 3. thee, neither any of the brethren that came 27 For the heart of this people is waxed 20. Tim.i. shewed or spake any harm of thee. gross, and their ears are dull of hearing,
22 But we desire to hear of thee what and their eyes have they closed; lest they
thou thinkest: for as concerning this should see with their eyes, and hear with 34. ches, sect, we know that every where Pit is their ears, and understand with their heart, Petz spoken against.
and should be converted, and I should 23 And when they had appointed heal them.
him a day, there came many to him into 28 Be it known therefore unto you, 1 uke og his lodging; "to whom he expounded and that the salvation of God is sent unte
testified the kingdom of God, persuading the Gentiles, and that they will hear it. Det er ench. them concerning Jesus, "both out of the 29 And when he had said these words,
law of Moses, and out of the prophets, the Jews departed, and had great reasosfrom morning till evening.
ing among themselves. 24 And some believed the things which 30 ( And Paul dwelt two whole years were spoken, and some believed not. in his own hired house, and received all
25 And when they agreed not among that came in unto him, themselves, they departed, after that Paul 31 'Preaching the kingdom of God, had spoken one word, Well spake the and teaching those things which concern Holy Ghost by Esaias the prophet unto the Lord Jesus Christ, with all confidence, our fathers,
no man forbidding him.
7. cb. 17.3. & 19. 8.
4 ch. 14. 4. & 17.4 &
a Acts 92.21. 1 Cor. 1.1.
& 2. 7. 2Tim. 1.11. b Acts g. 15 & 13. 2. Gal. 1.15 c See on Acts 36. 6. Tit. I. 2. dch. 3. 21. & 16. 26. Gal. 3.8. e Matt. 1. 6,
Acts 2 30. 2 Tim. 2 8.
Gal. 4. 4.
i cb. 12. 3. & 15. 15. I Cor. 15. Gal.
THE EPISTLE OF PAUL THE APOSTLE TO THE
10 Making request, if by any means Tim. 1:11. 1 Paul commendeth his calling to the Romans, now at length I might have a prosperous
9 and his desire to come to them. 16 What journey" by the will of God to come unto
the end ye may be established;
ed to be an apostle, separated unto together || with you by the mutual faith 1922 16. ked the gospel of God,
both of you and me. 2 ( Which he had promised afore a by 13 Now I would not have you ignoJohn 1.14. his prophets in the holy scriptures,) rant, brethren, that oftentimes I purposed 54 55
3 Concerning his Son Jesus Christ our to come unto you, (but was let hitherto,) determined: Lord, which was made of the seed of that I might have some fruit l among Hebr. 914 David according to the flesh;
you also, even as among other Gentiles. 4 And +6 declared to be the Son of 14 "I am debtor both to the Greeks, 10Ls 15. & 2.9 God with power, according to the spirit and to the Barbarians; both to the wise, 18.,ine of holiness, by the resurrection from the and to the unwise. obedience of dead:
15 So, as much as in me is, I am ready 5 By whom 'we have received grace to preach the gospel to you that are at Acts 9. 15. and apostleship, || for kobedience to the Rome also. C: 0:24 faith among all nations, ' for his name: 16 For "I am not ashamed of the gos
6 Among whom are ye also the called pel of Christ: for it is the power of God 2 Cor. 1.2. of Jesus Christ:
unto salvation to every one that believeth; 7 To all that be in Rome, beloved of 'to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. Col. 1. 3;4 God," called to be saints: "Grace to you 17 Por 8 therein is the righteousness of bilen... and peace from God our Father, and the God revealed from faith to faith: as it is P ch. 16. 19. Lord Jesus Christ.
written, -The just shall live by faith.
Christ for you all, that Pyour faith is from heaven against all ungodliness and
9 For 'God is my witness, 'whom I truth in unrighteousness; spirit.
serve || with my spirit in the gospel of his 19 Because that which may be known as 4. Pli. 23. Son, that without ceasing I make men of God is manifest || in them; for God tion of you always in my prayers; hath shewed it unto them.
.& 17. 9.
ney may be.
Jer. 10. 14.
3, 26. Jer
Ps. 62. .
Acts 7. 29
Ps. 81. 12. Visd. 12. 23. cts 7. 42. phes. 4. 18,
ch 1 Cor. 3.8. 2 Cor. 5. 10.
20. 12. & 29.
* 11, 12.
i Job 24. 13. ch. 1. 18.
1 1 Job 5. 20.
k Amos 3. 2. Luke 12. 47,
What were the sins of the Gentiles.
Sin cannot go unpunished. 20 For “the invisible things of him of God is according to truth against them
from the creation of the world are clearly which commit such things. · P. 19., seen, being understood by the things that 3 And thinkest thou this, O man, that
Acis are made, even his eternal power and God- judgest them which do such things, and Or, that head; || so that they are without excuse: doest the same, that thou shalt escape
21 Because that, when they knew God, the judgment of God?
they glorified him not as God, neither 4 Or despisest thou the riches of his ch.9.93; * 2 Kings were thankful; but "became vain in their goodness and forbearance and longph. 4.17,” imaginations, and their foolish heart was suffering; ' not knowing that the goodness • Exod. 34 darkened.
of God leadeth thee to repentance? 22 °Professing themselves to be wise, 5 But after thy hardness and impeni. 2 Pet. 3. 99 they became fools,
tent heart & treasurest up unto thyself 23 And changed the glory of the unwrath against the day of wrath and reveawca Deuterono corruptible "God into an image made lation of the righteous judgment of God;
bai, 40. like to corruptible man, and to birds, and 6 Who will render to every man ac- Job 34. M. 1211. Ezek. fourfooted beasts, and creeping things. cording to his deeds:
24 ? Wherefore God also gave them 7 To them who by patient continuance 32. 19. up to uncleanness through the lusts of in well doing seek for glory and honour M. 1.0.06.27.
their own hearts, 'to dishonour their and immortality, eternal life: 9.2 Thess. own bodies 'between themselves:
8 But unto them that are contentious, Rev. 2. 23. & 25 Who changed the truth of God and do not obey the truth, but obey un- 12 Thess. 44 "into a lie, and worshipped and served righteousness, indignation and wrath, Lev. 18. 22. the creature || more than the Creator, 9 Tribulation and anguish, upon every 2 Thess. 1.8. i Thess. 1. who is blessed for ever. Amen.
soul of man that doeth evil, of the Jew 26 For this cause God gave them up first, and also of the + Gentile; u Isai.41.20. unto *vile affections: for even their wo- 10 But glory, honour, and peace, to 8.1 Pet. 4. 13 25. Amos men did change the natural use into that every man that worketh good, to the "Gr. Grek. Or, rather. which is against nature:
Jew first, and also to the Gentile: 27 And likewise also the men, leaving 11 For "there is no respect of persons 5. 12. 'Jude the natural use of the woman, burned in with God.
their lust one toward another; men with 12 For as many as have sinned without 34. 19. Acte men working that which is unseemly, and law shall also perish without law: and as 2.6.*Ephes: receiving in themselves that recompence many as have sinned in the law shall be 69 Col. 3. of their error which was meet.
judged by the law; 28 'And even as they did not like || to 13 (For "not the hearers of the law Matt.7.21. Or, to ac retain God in their knowledge, God gave are just before God, but the doers of the 33,25. 1Jobb Tor, a mind them over to || a reprobate mind, to do law shall be justified. void of judg• those things which are not convenient; 14 For when the Gentiles, which have science wit
29 Being filled with all unrighteousness, not the law, do by nature the things con- them, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, ma- tained in the law, these, having not the themselves. liciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, law, are a law unto themselves: deceit, malignity; whisperers,
15 Which shew the work of the law 31. John 12. 30 Backbiters, haters of God, despite written in their hearts, || their conscience Cor. 45 ful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil also bearing witness, and their thoughts sommes
.. things, disobedient to parents,
|| the mean while accusing or else ex- Acts 10. 42. 31 Without understanding, covenant-cusing one another;) 101, unsoci breakers, || without natural affection, im- 16 In the day when God shall judge 9 ch. 16. 25. placable, unmerciful:
the secrets of men by Jesus Christ ac- Tim. 1. . 32 Who,“knowing the judgment of God,cording to my gospel. that they which commit such things are 17 Behold,' thou art called a Jew, and John & 33.
worthy of death, not only do the same, but | 'restest in the law, and makest thy boast 21.7. with them.' || have pleasure in them that do them.
of God, CHAP. I.
18 And "knowest his will, and ap- 448.2. Soha 1 They that sin, though they condemn it in provest the things that are more excellent, ..
others, cannot excuse themselves, 6 and being instructed out of the law;
19 And 'art confident that thou thy-
20 An instructor of the foolish, a teacher , Matt. 15 THEREFORE thou art 'inexcusable, of babes,' which hast the form of know- 17, 19,24
O man, whosoever thou art that ledge and of the truth in the law. b. 3. Samas. judgest : "for wherein thou judgest an- 21 “Thou therefore which teachest an- 2 ch. 6. 17, 12. John other, thou condemnest thyself; for thou other, teachest thou not thyself? thou & 3. S.
that judgest doest the same things. that preachest a man should not steal, se Malta 2 But we are sure that the judgment I dost thou steal ?
23. 3, &c