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Chapter 13


13:1 But (de) there were being (ēsan) in (en) Antioch (Antiocheia), down in (kata) the (tēn) assembly (ekklēsian) being (ousan) [there], prophets (prophētai) and (kai) teachers (didaskaloi);


both (te) the (ho) Barnabas (Barnabas) and (kai) Simeon (Sumeōn), the one (ho) being called aloud (kaloumenos) Niger (Niger), and (kai) Lucius (Loukios) the (ho) Cyrenian (Kurēnaios), and (te) Manaen (Manaēn), one nursed together with (suntrophos) Herod (Hērōdou) the (tou) tetrarch (tetraarchou), and (kai) Saul (Saulos).


13:2 But (de) of them (autōn) giving liturgical service (leitourgountōn) to the (tō) Lord (kuriō), and (kai) fasting (nēsteuontōn), the (to) Spirit (pneuma), the (to) holy one (hagion), enunciated (eipen), “By all means (dē) segregate away (aphorisate) for me (moi) Barnabas (Barnaban) and (kai) Saul (Saulon) into (eis) the (to) work (ergon) for which (ho) I have caused myself to call them aloud (proskeklēmai autous).”


13:3 Then (tote) they having fasted (nēsteusantes), and (kai) they having caused themselves to be well-thenkful toward (proseuxamenoi) [the Lord, v2], and (kai) they having put upon (epithentes) [them] the (tas) hands (cheiras) to them (autois), they sent [them] away (apelusan).


13:4 Therefore (oun), of them (autoi) truly (men) having been sent out (ekpemphthentes) under (hupo) [authority] of the (tou) holy (hagiou) Spirit (pneumatos), they went down (katēlthon) into (eis) Seleucia (Seleukeian).


And (kai) from there (ekeithen) they sailed away (apepleusan) into (eis) Cyprus (Kupron).


13:5 And (kai) they having caused themselves to become (genomenoi) in (en) Salamis (Salamini), they were reporting down (katēngellon) the (ton) Word (logon) of the (tou) God (theou) in (en) the (tais) synagogues (sunagōgais) of the (tōn) Judeans (Ioudaiōn).


But (de) they had (eichon) John (Iōannēn) also (kai) [as] an under-oarsman (hupēretēn).


13:6 But (de) they having come through (diethontes) [the] whole (holēn) of the (tēn) island (nēson) unto (achri) Paphos (Paphou), they found (heuron) a certain (tina) male (andra), a magi (magon), a false prophet (pseudoprophētēn), a Judean (Ioudaion), to whom (hō) [was given the] name (onoma) of Bar-Jesus (Bariēsou),


13:7 who (hos) was being (ēn) together with (sun) the (tō) proconsul (anthupatō) Sergius (Sergiō) Paulus (Paulō), an intelligent (sunetō) male (andri).


This one (houtos), having caused himself to call aloud toward (proskalesamenos) Barnabas (Barnaban) and (kai) Saul (Saulon), he searched (epezētēsen) to hear (akousai) the (ton) Word (logon) of the (tou) God (theou).


13:8 But (de) Elymas (Elumas), the (ho) Magi (magos), was causing himself to stand opposed (anthistato) to them (autois), (because (gar) thusly (houtōs) [is] the (to) name (onama) of him (autou) with interpretation (methermēneuetai)), searching (zētōn) to thoroughly twist (diastrepsai) the (ton) proconsul (anthupaton) from (apo) the (tēs) belief (pisteōs).


13:9 But (de) Saul (Saulos), the one (ho) [being] Paul (Paulos) also (kai), he having been filled of holy (hagiou) Spirit (Pneumatos), he having gazed intently (atenisas) into (eis) him (auton),


13:10 he enunciated (eipen), “O one (ō) full (plērē) of every (pantos) fish bait1388 (dolou), and (kai) of every (pasēs) reckless thing (rhadiourgias), son (huei) of the diabolical one (diabolou), enemy (echthre) of every (pasēs) righteous thing (dikaiosunēs), shall you absolutely not cause yourself to pause (ou pausē) [from] thoroughly twisting (diastrephōn) the (tas) ways (hodous), the (tas) straight (eutheias) [ways] of the (tou) Lord (kuriou)!?


13:11 And (kai) now (nun), behold (idou), a hand (cheir) of [the] Lord (kuriou) [is] upon (epi) you (se), and (kai) you shalt be (esē) a blind one (tuphlos), not (mē) seeing (blepōn) the (ton) sun (hēlion) until (achri) [some] time (kairou)!”


And (te) necessarily (parachrēma) a dimness (achlus) and (kai) darkness (skotos) fell (epesen) upon (ep’) him (auton).


And (kai) going around (periagōn) he was searching (ezētei) for ones to lead him by the hand (cheiragōgous).


13:12 Then (tote) the (ho) proconsul (anthupatos), having seen (idōn) the (to) [enunciation of Paul] having come to pass (gegonos), he believed (episteusen), being knocked out1605 (ekplēssomenos) over (epi) the (tē) orthodoxy (didachē) of the (tou) Lord (kuriou)!


13:13 But (de) they having been led up (anachthentes) from (apo) the (tēs) Paphos (Paphou), the ones (hoi) around (peri) Paul (Paulon) came (ēlthon) into (eis) Perga (Pergēn) of the (tēs) Pamphylia (Pamphulias).


But (de) John (Iōannēs) having departed away (apochōrēsas) from (ap’) them (autōn) he returned (hupestrepsen) into (eis) Jerusalem (Hierosoluma).


13:14 But (de) they having come through (dielthontes) from (apo) the (tēs) Perga (Pergēs), they caused themselves to come alongside (paregenonto) into (eis) Antioch (Antiocheian) of the (tēn) Pisidia (Pisidian).


And (kai) they having entered in (eiselthontes) into (eis) the (tēn) synagogue (sunagōgēn) for the (tē) day (hēmera) of the (tōn) sabbath (sabbatōn), they sat down (ekathisan).


13:15 But (de) with (meta) [the passaing] of the (tēn) reading up (anagnōsin) of the (tou) law (nomou) and (kai) the (tōn) prophets (prophētōn), the (hoi) chief ones of the synagogue (archisunagōgoi) sent (apesteilan) to (pros) them (autous), saying (legontes), “Males (andres), brothers (adelphoi), if (ei) there is (estin) any (tis) word (logos) of consolation (paraklēseōs) toward (pros) the (ton) people (laon), say (legete) [it].”


13:16 But (de) Paul (Paulos) having stood up (anastas), and (kai) he having waved down (kataseisas) the (tē) hand (cheiri), he enunciated (eipen), “Males (andres), Israelites (Israēlitai), and (kai) the ones (hoi) causing yourselves to fear (phoboumenoi) the (ton) God (theon), hear (akousate).


13:17 The (ho) God (theos) of the (tou) people (laou) of this (toutou), of Israel (Israēl), he caused Himself to call out (exelexato) the (tous) fathers (pateras) of us (hēmōn).


And (kai) he set the people above5312 (hupsōsen ton laon) in (en) the (tē) side-housing (paroikia) [of them] in (en) [the] land (gē) of Egypt (Aiguptou).


And (kai) with (meta) an high arm (hupsēlou brachionos) he led them out (exēgagen autous) out (ex) of it (autēs).


13:18 And (kai) as (hōs) of forty years (tesserakontaetē) of time (chronon) he carried them in the way (etropophorēsen autous), in (en) the (tē) desolate place (erēmō).


13:19 And (kai) he having seized down (kathelōn) seven (hepta) ethnic groups (ethnē) in (en) [the] land (gē) of Canaan (Chanaan), he gave allotments (kateklēronomēsen) of the (tēn) land (gēn) of them (autōn) [to the people of Israel, v17],


13:20 as (hōs) of four hundred (tetrakosiois) and (kai) fifty (pentēkonta) years (etesin).


And (kai) with (meta) [the passing] of these things (tauta) he gave (edōken) [to the people of Israel, v17] judges (kritas) until (heōs) Samuel (Samouēl) the (tou) prophet (prophētou).


13:21 And from there (kakeithen) they caused themselves to request (ētēsanto) a king (basilea), and (kai) the (ho) God (theos) gave (edōken) to them (autois) the (ton) Saul (Saoul), a son (huion) of Kis (kis), a male (andra) out (ek) [of the] tribe (phulēs) of Benjamin (Beniamin).


13:22 And (kai) [as, v20] of forty (tesserakonta) years (etē) he having stood with (metastēsas) him (auton), he aroused (ēgeiren) the (ton) David (Dauid) for them (autois) into (eis) [being] a king (basilea);


to whom (hō) he enunciated (eipen) also (kai), he having witnessed (marturēsas), 'I found (heuron) David (Dauid), the one (ton) of Jesse (Iessai), a male (andra) down according to (kata) the (tēn) heart (kardian) of me (mou);


one who (hos) shall do (poiēsei) all (panta) of the (ta) desires (thelēmata) of me (mou).'


13:23 From (apo) the (tou) seed (spermatos) of this one (toutou), down according to (kat’) [the] promise (epangelian), the (ho) God (theos) led (ēgagen) to the (tō) Israel (Israēl) a savior4990 (sōtēra), Jesus (Iēsoun);


13:24 John (Iōannou) having preached before (prokēruxantos), before (pro) [the] face (prosōpou) of the (tēs) entrance (eisodou) of him (autou), a baptism (baptisma) of repentance (metanoias) to all (panti) the (tō) people (laō) of Israel (Israēl).


13:25 But (de) as (hōs) John (Iōannēs) was fulfilling (eplērou) the (ton) course (dromon), he was saying (elegen), 'What (ti) you assume (huponoeite) me (eme) to be (einai) I (egō) am (eimi) absolutely not (ouk)


BUT (all’), behold (idou), he causes himself to come (erchetai) with (met’) [the passing of] me (eme), of whom (hou) I am (eimi) absolutely not (ouk) a worthy one (axios) to let loose (lusai) the (to) under-binding (hupodēma) of the feet (podōn) [of him]!'


13:26 Males (andres), brothers (adelphoi), sons (huioi) of [the] genus (genous) of Abraham (Abraam), and (kai) the ones (hoi) among (en) you (humin) causing yourselves to fear (phoboumenoi) the (ton) God (theon), the (ho) Word (logos) of the (tēs) wholeness (sōtērias) of this (tautēs) was sent out (exapestalē) to us (hēmin).


13:27 Because (gar) the ones (hoi) homing-down (katoikountes) in (en) Jerusalem (Hierousalēm) and (kai) the (hoi) chief ones (archontes) of them (autōn), they having been ignorant ones (agnoēsantes) of this one (touton) and (kai) of the (tas) voices (phōnas) of the (tōn) prophets (prophētōn), the ones (tas) being read up (anaginōskomena) down (kata) every (pan) Sabbath day (sabbaton), they having judged (krinaantes) [this one], they fulfilled (eplērōsan) [the voices of the prophets]!


13:28 And (kai) they having found (heurontes) [of this one, v27] but not one (mēdemian) cause (aitian) for death (thanatou), they caused themselves to request (ētēsanto) of Pilate (Pilaton) to annihilate (anairethēnai) him (auton).


13:29 But (de) as (hōs) they completed (etelesan) all (panta) the things (ta) having been written (gegrammena) about (peri) him (autou), they having seized [him] down (kathelontes) from (apo) the (tou) tree (xulou), they put (ethēkan) [him, v28] into (eis) a memorial (mnēmeion).


13:30 But (de) the (ho) God (theos) aroused (ēgeiren) him (auton) out of (ek) dead ones (nekrōn)!


13:31 one who (hos) was gazed at (ōphthē) over (epi) many (pleious) days (hēmeras) [by] the ones (tois) having walked up together with (sunanabasin) him (autō) from (apo) Galilee (Galilaias) into (eis) Jerusalem (Hierousalēm);


ones who (hoitines) are (eisin) now (nun) witnesses (martures) of him (autou) to (pros) the (ton) people (laon).


13:32 And (kai) we (hēmeis) cause ourselves to evangelize (euangelizometha) to you (humas) the (tēn) promise (epangelian) to (pros) the (tous) fathers (pateras) having caused itself to come to pass (genomenēn);


13:33 because (hoti) the (ho) God (theos) has fulfilled out (ekpeplērōken) this (tautēn) [prophecy] to the (tois) ones born (teknois) of them (autōn), to us (hēmin), he having stood up (anastēsas) Jesus (Iēsoun);


as (hōs) in (en) the (tō) psalm (psalmō) also (kai), the (tō) second one (deutēro), it has been written (gegraptai), 'You (su) are (ei) a son (huios) of me (mou)


Today (sēmeron) I (egō) have generated (gegennēka) you (se).'


(For son of Me see 2 Sam. 7:14; Psalm 2:7; Jer. 31:33; Ezek. 11:20; Mat. 3:16-17, 17:5; Mark 1:9-11, 9:7; Luke 3:21-22; Acts 13:33; Heb. 1:5, 5:5, 8:10; 2 Pet. 1:16-18; Rev. 21:3, 7)


13:34 But (de) that (hoti) he stood him up (anestēsen auton) out (ek) of dead ones (nekrōn), he no longer yet (mēketi) being about (mellonta) to return (hupostrephein) into (eis) a thorough disintegration (diaphthoran), thusly (houtōs) he has stated (eirēken), that (hoti), 'I shall give (dōsō) to you (humin) the (ta) hallowed things (hosia) of David (Dauid), the (ta) believable things (pista).'


(See Isa. 55:3)


13:35 Through the reason that (dioti) in (en) another (heterō) [place] also (kai) He says (legei), 'You shall absolutely not give (ou dōseis) the (ton) hallowed one (hosion) of you (sou) to see (idein) a thorough disintegration (diaphthoran).'


(See Psalm 16:10)


13:36 Because (gar) David (Dauid), truly (men) he having under-oared (hupēretēsas) for his own (idia) generation (genea) the (tē) counsel (boulē) of the (tou) God (theou), he was caused to rest (ekoimēthē).


And (kai) he was added (prosetethē) to (pros) the (tous) fathers (pateras) of him (autou), and (kai) he saw (eiden) a thorough disintegration (diaphthoran).


13:37 But (de) whom (hon) the (ho) God (theos) aroused (ēgeiren), he absolutely did not see (eiden) a thorough disintegration (diaphthoran)!


13:38 Therefore (oun), let it be (estō) known (gnōston) to you (humin), males (andres),  brothers (adelphoi), that (hoti) through (dia) this one (toutou) is reported down (kataggelletai) to you (humin) a letting go (aphesis) of sins (hamartiōn), from (apo) all things (pantōn) of which (hōn) you were absolutely not inherently powered (ouk ēdunēthēte) in (en) [the] law (nomō) of Moses (Mōuseōs) to be made righteous (dikaiōthēnai)!


13:39 In (en) this one (toutō) everyone (pas), the one (ho) believing (pisteuōn), is made righteous (dikaioutai).


13:40 Therefore (oun) look (blepete) [so that] the thing (to) having been stated (eirēmenon) in (en) the (tois) prophets (prophētais) may not come over (mē epelthē) [you]:


13:41 ‘Look (idete) you doubters (kataphronētai) and (kai) be amazed (thaumasate), and (kai) be made dim-witted (aphanisthēte), because (hoti) I (egō) cause myself to work (ergazomai) a work (ergon) in (en) the (tais) days (hēmerais) of you (humōn);


a work (ergon) which (ho), no (mē), you might absolutely not believe (ou pisteusēte), if perhaps (ean) someone (tis) may cause himself to thoroughly expound [it] out (ekdiēgētai) you (humin)!’


(See Hab. 1:5)


13:42 But (de) of them (autōn) departing (exiontōn), [the people, v15] were accosting (parekaloun) [Barnabas and Paul, v2] for the (ta) statements (rhēmata) of these (tauta) to be spoken (lalēthēnai) to them (autois) in (eis) the (to) [time] between (metaxu) a sabbath day (sabbaton).


13:43 But (de) of the (tēs) synagogue (sunagōgēs) having been let loose (lutheisēs), many (polloi) of the (tōn) Judeans (Ioudaiōn), and (kai) of the (tōn) proselytes (prosēlutōn) causing themselves to worship (sebomenōn) [God, v37], followed (ēkolouthēsan) the (tō) Paul (Paulō) and (kai) the (tō) Barnabas (Barnaba);


ones who (hoitines), speaking (proslalountes) to them (autois), were persuading (epeithon) them (autous) to stay toward (prosmenein) the (tē) grace (chariti) of the (tou) God (theou).


13:44 But (de) the (tō) sabbath day (sabbatō) being caused to come (erchomenō), almost (schedon) all (pasa) of the (hē) city (polis) was brought together (sunēchthē) to hear (akousai) the (ton) Word (logon) of the (tou) God (theou).


13:45 But (de) the (hoi) Judeans (Ioudaioi) having seen (idontes) the (tous) crowds (ochlous), they were filled (eplēsthēsan) [with] jealousy (zēlou), and (kai) they were speaking opposite (antelegon) to the things (tois) being spoken (laloumenois) under (hupo) [authority] of Paul (Paulou), blaspheming (blasphēmountes).


13:46 And (te) the (ho) Paul (Paulos) and (kai) the (ho) Barnabas (Barnabas) having caused themselves to speak boldly (parrēsiasamenoi), they enunciated (eipan), “It was being (ēn) a necessary thing (anankaion) for the (ton) Word (logon) of the (tou) God (theou) to be spoken (lalēthēnai) first (prōton) to you (humin).


If since (epeidē) you shove it away (apōtheisthe auton), and (kai) you absolutely do not judge (ouk krinete) yourselves (heautous) [to be] ones worthy (axious) of the (tēs) ageless (aiōniou) life (zōēs), behold (idou), we are turned (strephometha) into (eis) the (ta) ethnic groups (ethnē)!


13:47 Because (gar) thusly (houtōs) the (ho) Lord (kurios) has caused Himself to give an injunction (entetaltai) to us (hēmin), “I have placed (tetheika) you (se) into (eis) [being] a light (phōs) of the (tou) ethnic groups (ethnōn).


You (se) [are placed]  to be (einai) [a light] into (eis) wholeness (sōtērian) of the (tou) [ethnic groups] until (heōs) [the] last (eschatou) [ethnic group] of the (tēs) land (gēs)!”


(See Isa. 49:6)


13:48 But (de) hearing (akouonta), the (ta) ethnic groups (ethnē) were rejoicing (echairon), and (kai) they were glorifying (edoxazon) the (ton) Word (logon) of the (tou) Lord (kuriou).  


And (kai) as many as (hosoi) believed (episteusen) were being (ēsan) ones having been arranged (tetagmenoi) into (eis) ageless (aiōnion) life (zōēn).


13:49 But (de) the (ho) Word (logos) of the (tou) Lord (kuriou) was being borne through (diephereto), through (di’) [the] whole (holēs) of the (tēs) region (chōras).


13:50 But (de) the (hoi) Judeans (Ioudaioi) spurred aside (parōtrunan) the (tas) females (gunaikas) causing themselves to worship (sebomenas), the (tas) virtuous ones (euschēmonas), and (kai) the (tous) first ones4413 (prōtous) of the (tēs) city (poleōs).


And (kai) they aroused up (epēgeiran) a pursuit (diōgmon) over (epi) [the sake] of the (ton) Paul (Paulon) and (kai) Barnabas (Barnaban), and (kai) they threw them out (exebalon autous) from (apo) the (tōn) boundaries (horiōn) of them (autōn).


13:51 But (de) the (hoi) [Paul and Barnabas, v50] having caused themselves to shake out (ektinaxamenoi) the (ton) dust (koniorton) of the (tōn) feet (podōn) over (ep’) [the sake] of them (autous), they came (ēlthon) into (eis) Iconium (Ikonion).


13:52 And (te) the (hoi) disciples (mathētai) were being filled (eplērounto) [with] joy (charas) and (kai) [with] holy (hagiou) Spirit (pneumatos).