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28:1 When we had come safely through, we found out that the island was called Melita.

και
G2532
and
διασωθεντες
G1295
being-saved-through
τοτε
G5119
then
επεγνωμεν
G1921
we-fully-knew
ὁτι
G3754
since
μελιτη
G3194
Melita

G3588
the
νησος
G3520
island
καλειται
G2564
is-called

28:2 The people there showed us unusual kindness, kindling a fire and taking us in due to the rain and cold.

οἱ
G3588
the
τε
G5037
both
βαρβαροι
G915
non-Greeks
παρειχον
G3930
they-presented
ου
G3756
not
την
G3588
the
τυχουσαν
G5177
happening-upon
φιλανθρωπιαν
G5363
fondness-for-people
ἡμιν
G2254
[to]-us
ἁψαντες
G680
touching
γαρ
G1063
because
πυραν
G4443
fire
προσελαβοντο
G4355
they-took-toward-themselves
παντας
G3956
all
ἡμας
G2248
us
δια
G1223
through
τον
G3588
the
ὑετον
G5205
shower
τον
G3588
the
εφεστωτα
G2186
having-been-imminent
και
G2532
and
δια
G1223
through
το
G3588
the
ψυχος
G5592
cold

28:3 But as Paul twisted together a bundle of kindling and put it on the fire, a poisonous snake came away from the heat and fastened itself to his hand.

συστρεψαντος
G4962
[of]-intertwining
δε
G1161
yet
του
G3588
[of]-the
παυλου
G3972
[of]-Paul
φρυγανων
G5434
[of]-kindling
τι
G5101
what
πληθος
G4128
multitude
και
G2532
and
επιθεντος
G2007
[of]-placing-upon
επι
G1909
on
την
G3588
the
πυραν
G4443
fire
εχιδνα
G2191
poisonous-snake
απο
G575
from
της
G3588
[of]-the
θερμης
G2329
[of]-heat
εξελθουσα
G1831
going-out
καθηψεν
G2510
fastened-on
της
G3588
[of]-the
χειρος
G5495
[of]-hand
αυτου
G846
[of]-self

28:4 Now when the natives saw the creature hanging from his hand they said to each other, “This person must certainly be a murderer. Though he came safely out of the sea, Justice will not let him live.”

ὡς
G5613
as
δε
G1161
yet
ειδον
G1492
I/they-saw
οἱ
G3588
the
βαρβαροι
G915
non-Greeks
κρεμαμενον
G2910
hanging-self
το
G3588
the
θηριον
G2342
wild-animal
εκ
G1537
out
της
G3588
[of]-the
χειρος
G5495
[of]-hand
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
προς
G4314
toward
αλληλους
G240
each-other
ελεγον
G3004
I-said
παντως
G3843
entirely
φονευς
G5406
murderer
εστιν
G2076
is

G3588
the
ανθρωπος
G444
person
οὑτος
G3778
same
ὁν
G3739
whom
διασωθεντα
G1295
being-saved-through
εκ
G1537
out
της
G3588
[of]-the
θαλασσης
G2281
[of]-sea

G3588
the
δικη
G1349
justice
ζην
G2198
to-live
ουκ
G3756
not
ειασεν
G1439
left

28:5 But he shook it off and into the fire without suffering any harm.


G3588
the
μεν
G3303
in-fact
ουν
G3767
then
αποτιναξας
G5660
shaking-away
το
G3588
the
θηριον
G2342
wild-animal
εις
G1519
into
το
G3588
the
πυρ
G4442
fire
επαθεν
G3958
experienced
ουδεν
G3762
not-even-one
κακον
G2556
depraved

28:6 They were expecting him to swell up or drop dead, but after waiting quite a while without incident, they decided instead that he was a god.

οἱ
G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
προσεδοκων
G4328
they-anticipated
αυτον
G846
him/her/it
μελλειν
G3195
to-intend
πιμπρασθαι
G4092
to-become-inflamed
η
G2228
or-else
καταπιπτειν
G2667
to-fall-down
αφνω
G869
suddenly
νεκρον
G3498
dead
επι
G1909
on
πολυ
G4183
many
δε
G1161
yet
αυτων
G846
[of]-them
προσδοκωντων
G4328
[of]-anticipating
και
G2532
and
θεωρουντων
G2334
[of]-viewing
μηδεν
G3367
not-even-one
ατοπον
G824
abnormal
εις
G1519
into
αυτον
G846
him/her/it
γινομενον
G1096
coming-to-be
μεταβαλομενοι
G3327
changing-course
ελεγον
G3004
I-said
αυτον
G846
him/her/it
ειναι
G1511
to-be
θεον
G2316
God

28:7 The land nearby belonged to the leader of the island, Publius. He welcomed us kindly and lodged us for three days.

εν
G1722
in
δε
G1161
yet
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
περι
G4012
about
τον
G3588
the
τοπον
G5117
spot
εκεινον
G1565
that-one
ὑπηρχεν
G5225
possessed
χωρια
G5564
parcels-of-ground
τω
G3588
[to]-the
πρωτω
G4413
[to]-first
της
G3588
[of]-the
νησου
G3520
[of]-island
ονοματι
G3686
[to]-name
ποπλιω
G4196
[to]-Publius
ὁς
G3739
who
αναδεξαμενος
G324
receiving
ἡμας
G2248
us
τρεις
G5140
three
ἡμερας
G2250
days
φιλοφρονως
G5390
favorably-disposed
εξενισεν
G3579
lodged

28:8 Now it happened that Publius’ father was bedridden with fever and dysentery. But Paul came to him, and after praying and placing his hand on him, miraculously healed him.

εγενετο
G1096
came-to-be
δε
G1161
yet
τον
G3588
the
πατερα
G3962
father
του
G3588
[of]-the
ποπλιου
G4196
[of]-Publius
πυρετοις
G4446
[to]-fevers
και
G2532
and
δυσεντεριω
G1420
[to]-dysentery
συνεχομενον
G4912
being-held-together
κατακεισθαι
G2621
to-be-laid-down
προς
G4314
toward
ὁν
G3739
whom

G3588
the
παυλος
G3972
Paul
εισελθων
G1525
entering
και
G2532
and
προσευξαμενος
G4336
praying
επιθεις
G2007
placing-upon
τας
G3588
those
χειρας
G5495
hands
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]
ιασατο
G2390
healed
αυτον
G846
him/her/it

28:9 After this happened, the rest of the islanders with infirmities came and were cured.

τουτου
G5127
[of]-this
δε
G1161
yet
γενομενου
G1096
[of]-coming-to-be
και
G2532
and
οἱ
G3588
the
λοιποι
G3062
remaining
οἱ
G3588
the
εν
G1722
in
τη
G3588
[to]-the
νησω
G3520
[to]-island
εχοντες
G2192
having
ασθενειας
G769
infirmities
προσηρχοντο
G4334
they-approached
και
G2532
and
εθεραπευοντο
G2323
they-were-cured

28:10 They gave us many honors, and when it came time to set sail they supplied our needs.

οἱ
G3588
the
και
G2532
and
πολλαις
G4183
[to]-much
τιμαις
G5092
[to]-worth
ετιμησαν
G5091
they-valued
ἡμας
G2248
us
και
G2532
and
αναγομενοις
G321
[to]-leading-up
επεθεντο
G2007
they-placed-upon
τα
G3588
the
προς
G4314
toward
τας
G3588
those
χρειας
G5532
needs

28:11 After three months we set out on an Alexandrian ship with the figurehead of Castor and Pollux, which had wintered at the island.

μετα
G3326
with
δε
G1161
yet
τρεις
G5140
three
μηνας
G3376
months
ανηχθημεν
G321
we-were-led-up
εν
G1722
in
πλοιω
G4143
[to]-ship
παρακεχειμακοτι
G3914
having-wintered
εν
G1722
in
τη
G3588
[to]-the
νησω
G3520
[to]-island
αλεξανδρινω
G222
[to]-Alexandrian
παρασημω
G3902
[to]-figurehead
διοσκουροις
G1359
[to]-Castor-and-Pollux

28:12 After landing at Syracuse we stayed for three days,

και
G2532
and
καταχθεντες
G2609
being-led-down
εις
G1519
into
συρακουσας
G4946
Syracuse
επεμειναμεν
G1961
we-persisted
ἡμερας
G2250
days
τρεις
G5140
three

28:13 then circled around to arrive at Rhegium. When the south wind came up the next day, we reached Puteoli the day after.

ὁθεν
G3606
whereby
περιελοντες
G4014
removing
κατηντησαμεν
G2658
we-arrived-at
εις
G1519
into
ῥηγιον
G4484
Rhegium
και
G2532
and
μετα
G3326
with
μιαν
G1520
one
ἡμεραν
G2250
day
επιγενομενου
G5637
[of]-coming-upon
νοτου
G3558
[of]-south
δευτεραιοι
G1206
second-day
ηλθομεν
G2064
we-came
εις
G1519
into
ποτιολους
G4223
Puteoli

28:14 We found some believers there, who invited us to stay with them for seven days. Then finally we came to Rome.

οὑ
G3739
[of]-whom
εὑροντες
G2147
finding
αδελφους
G80
siblings
παρεκληθημεν
G3870
we-were-comforted
παρ᾽
G3844
beside
αυτοις
G846
[to]-them
επιμειναι
G1961
to-persist
ἡμερας
G2250
days
ἑπτα
G2033
seven
και
G2532
and
οὑτως
G3779
likewise
εις
G1519
into
την
G3588
the
ῥωμην
G4516
Rome
ηλθαμεν
G2064
we-came

28:15 The believers there had heard about us and came to meet us as far as the Appii Forum and Three Taverns. When Paul saw them he thanked God and took courage.

κακειθεν
G2547
subsequently
οἱ
G3588
the
αδελφοι
G80
siblings
ακουσαντες
G191
hearing
τα
G3588
the
περι
G4012
about
ἡμων
G2257
[of]-us
ηλθαν
G2064
they-came
εις
G1519
into
απαντησιν
G529
meeting
ἡμιν
G2254
[to]-us
αχρι
G891
until
αππιου
G675
[of]-Appii
φορου
G5410
[of]-forum
και
G2532
and
τριων
G5140
[of]-three
ταβερνων
G4999
[of]-taverns
οὑς
G3739
those-whom
ιδων
G1492
seeing

G3588
the
παυλος
G3972
Paul
ευχαριστησας
G2168
thanking
τω
G3588
[to]-the
θεω
G2316
[to]-God
ελαβε
G2983
took
θαρσος
G2294
courage

28:16 And when we entered Rome, Paul was allowed to live on his own, along with the soldier assigned to guard him.

ὁτε
G3753
when
δε
G1161
yet
εισηλθομεν
G1525
we-entered
εις
G1519
into
ῥωμην
G4516
Rome
επετραπη
G2010
was-permitted
τω
G3588
[to]-the
παυλω
G3972
[to]-Paul
μενειν
G3306
remaining
καθ᾽
G2596
according-to
ἑαυτον
G1438
him/her/it-self
συν
G4862
together-with
τω
G3588
[to]-the
φυλασσοντι
G5442
[to]-guarding
αυτον
G846
him/her/it
στρατιωτη
G4757
[to]-soldier

28:17 Now it happened that three days later he called together the leaders of the Judeans. When they arrived he said to them, “Folks and fellow believers, I, who have done nothing contrary to our people or traditions, was taken prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans.

εγενετο
G1096
came-to-be
δε
G1161
yet
μετα
G3326
with
ἡμερας
G2250
days
τρεις
G5140
three
συγκαλεσασθαι
G4779
to-call-together
αυτον
G846
him/her/it
τους
G3588
the
οντας
G5607
being
των
G3588
[of]-the
ιουδαιων
G2453
[of]-Judeans
πρωτους
G4413
first
συνελθοντων
G4905
[of]-congregating
δε
G1161
yet
αυτων
G846
[of]-them
ελεγεν
G3004
said
προς
G4314
toward
αυτους
G846
them
εγω
G1473
I
ανδρες
G435
men
αδελφοι
G80
siblings
ουδεν
G3762
not-even-one
εναντιον
G1726
in-view-of
ποιησας
G4160
one-making
τω
G3588
[to]-the
λαω
G2992
[to]-people
η
G2228
or-else
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
εθεσι
G1485
[to]-customs
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
πατρωοις
G3971
[to]-ancestral
δεσμιος
G1198
prisoner
εξ
G1537
out
ἱεροσολυμων
G2414
[of]-Jerusalem
παρεδοθην
G3860
I-was-handed-over
εις
G1519
into
τας
G3588
those
χειρας
G5495
hands
των
G3588
[of]-the
ῥωμαιων
G4514
[of]-Romans

28:18 They tried me and intended to release me since there was no basis for the death penalty against me.

οἱτινες
G3748
who
ανακριναντες
G350
examining
με
G3165
me
εβουλοντο
G1014
they-intended
απολυσαι
G630
to-release
δια
G1223
through
το
G3588
the
μηδεμιαν
G3367
not-even-one
αιτιαν
G156
cause
θανατου
G2288
[of]-death
ὑπαρχειν
G5225
to-be
εν
G1722
in
εμοι
G1698
[to]-me

28:19 But when the Judeans spoke against me I was compelled to appeal to Caesar, not that I had any complaint against my people.

αντιλεγοντων
G483
[of]-disputing
δε
G1161
yet
των
G3588
[of]-the
ιουδαιων
G2453
[of]-Judeans
ηναγκασθην
G315
I-was-compelled
επικαλεσασθαι
G5671941
to-invoke
καισαρα
G2541
Caesar
ουχ
G3756
not
ὡς
G5613
as
του
G3588
[of]-the
εθνους
G1484
[of]-nation
μου
G3450
[of]-me
εχων
G2192
having
τι
G5101
what
κατηγορειν
G2723
to-accuse

28:20 This is the reason I called you here, to see you and speak to you, because I am in chains due to the hope of Israel.”

δια
G1223
through
ταυτην
G3778
this
ουν
G3767
then
την
G3588
the
αιτιαν
G156
cause
παρεκαλεσα
G3870
I-advocated
ὑμας
G5209
yous
ιδειν
G1492
to-see
και
G2532
and
προσλαλησαι
G4354
to-talk-to
ἑνεκεν
G1752
because-of
γαρ
G1063
because
της
G3588
[of]-the
ελπιδος
G1680
[of]-hope
του
G3588
[of]-the
ισραηλ
G2474
Israel
την
G3588
the
ἁλυσιν
G254
confinement
ταυτην
G3778
this
περικειμαι
G4029
I-am-surrounded

28:21 But they responded, “We have not received any letters about you from Judea, and none of the believers that have come along have said anything good or bad about you.

οἱ
G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
προς
G4314
toward
αυτον
G846
him/her/it
ειπαν
G2036
they-said
ἡμεις
G2249
we
ουτε
G3777
not-besides
γραμματα
G1121
writings
περι
G4012
about
σου
G4675
[of]-you
εδεξαμεθα
G1209
we-accepted
απο
G575
from
της
G3588
[of]-the
ιουδαιας
G2449
[of]-Judea
ουτε
G3777
not-besides
παραγενομενος
G3854
coming-beside
τις
G5101
who
των
G3588
[of]-the
αδελφων
G80
[of]-siblings
απηγγειλεν
G518
announced
η
G2228
or-else
ελαλησεν
G2980
talked
τι
G5101
what
περι
G4012
about
σου
G4675
[of]-you
πονηρον
G4190
evil

28:22 But we still want to hear your thoughts about this sect which is being spoken against everywhere.”

αξιουμεν
G515
we-are-considering-worthy
δε
G1161
yet
παρα
G3844
beside
σου
G4675
[of]-you
ακουσαι
G191
to-hear

G3739
which
φρονεις
G5426
you-are-thinking
περι
G4012
about
μεν
G3303
in-fact
γαρ
G1063
because
της
G3588
[of]-the
αἱρεσεως
G139
[of]-choice
ταυτης
G3778
[of]-this
γνωστον
G1110
acquainted
ἡμιν
G2254
[to]-us
εστιν
G2076
is
ὁτι
G3754
since
πανταχου
G3837
everywhere
αντιλεγεται
G483
is-being-disputed

28:23 A day was set for a meeting, and even more people came to where he was staying. He expounded and testified about the kingdom of God from morning to evening, persuading them about Jesus from both the law of Moses and the prophets.

ταξαμενοι
G5021
organizing
δε
G1161
yet
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]
ἡμεραν
G2250
day
ηλθον
G2064
I/they-came
προς
G4314
toward
αυτον
G846
him/her/it
εις
G1519
into
την
G3588
the
ξενιαν
G3578
lodging
πλειονες
G4119
more
οἱς
G3739
[to]-whom
εξετιθετο
G1620
exposed
διαμαρτυρομενος
G1263
solemnly-demanding
την
G3588
the
βασιλειαν
G932
kingdom
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
πειθων
G3982
persuading
τε
G5037
both
αυτους
G846
them
περι
G4012
about
του
G3588
[of]-the
ιησου
G2424
[of]-Jesus
απο
G575
from
τε
G5037
both
του
G3588
[of]-the
νομου
G3551
[of]-law
μωϋσεως
G3475
[of]-Moses
και
G2532
and
των
G3588
[of]-the
προφητων
G4396
[of]-prophets
απο
G575
from
πρωϊ
G4404
early-in-day
ἑως
G2193
until
ἑσπερας
G2073
[of]-evening

28:24 Some were indeed convinced by what he said, while others were not.

και
G2532
and
οἱ
G3588
the
μεν
G3303
in-fact
επειθοντο
G3982
they-were-persuaded
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
λεγομενοις
G3004
[to]-being-said
οἱ
G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
ηπιστουν
G569
they-distrusted

28:25 They disagreed among themselves and were dismissed after Paul made this one declaration: “The Holy Spirit truly spoke through Isaiah the prophet to your ancestors:

ασυμφωνοι
G800
disagreements
δε
G1161
yet
οντες
G5607
being
προς
G4314
toward
αλληλους
G240
each-other
απελυοντο
G630
they-were-released
ειποντος
G2036
[of]-saying
του
G3588
[of]-the
παυλου
G3972
[of]-Paul
ῥημα
G4487
declaration
ἑν
G1520
one
ὁτι
G3754
since
καλως
G2573
well
το
G3588
the
πνευμα
G4151
breath
το
G3588
the
ἁγιον
G40
consecrated
ελαλησεν
G2980
talked
δια
G1223
through
ησαϊου
G2268
[of]-Isaiah
του
G3588
[of]-the
προφητου
G4396
[of]-prophet
προς
G4314
toward
τους
G3588
the
πατερας
G3962
fathers
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous

28:26 ‘Go to this people and say, “You will always hear but never understand; you will always see but never perceive.

λεγων
G3004
saying
πορευθητι
G4198
you-be-gone!
προς
G4314
toward
τον
G3588
the
λαον
G2992
people
τουτον
G5126
this
και
G2532
and
ειπον
G2036
I/they-said
ακοη
G189
[to]-heard-thing
ακουσετε
G191
yous-shall-hear
και
G2532
and
ου
G3756
not
μη
G3361
not
συνητε
G4920
yous-may-be-intelligent
και
G2532
and
βλεποντες
G991
observing
βλεψετε
G991
observing
και
G2532
and
ου
G3756
not
μη
G3361
not
ιδητε
G1492
yous-may-see

28:27 For these people’s minds are calloused; their ears are plugged; they squint with their eyes. Otherwise they might see clearly, listen intently, and understand completely. Then I would turn around and heal them.”’

επαχυνθη
G3975
was-thickened
γαρ
G1063
because

G3588
the
καρδια
G2588
[to]-heart
του
G3588
[of]-the
λαου
G2992
[of]-people
τουτου
G5127
[of]-this
και
G2532
and
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
ωσιν
G5600
they-may-be
βαρεως
G917
heavily
ηκουσαν
G191
they-heard
και
G2532
and
τους
G3588
the
οφθαλμους
G3788
eyes
αυτων
G846
[of]-them
εκαμμυσαν
G2576
they-shut-down
μηπὁτε
G3379
whether-or-not
ιδωσιν
G1492
they-may-see
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
οφθαλμοις
G3788
[to]-eyes
και
G2532
and
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
ωσιν
G5600
they-may-be
ακουσωσιν
G191
they-should-hear
και
G2532
and
τη
G3588
[to]-the
καρδια
G2588
[to]-heart
συνωσιν
G4920
they-may-be-intelligent
και
G2532
and
επιστρεψωσιν
G1994
they-should-revert
και
G2532
and
ιασομαι
G2390
I-shall-heal
αυτους
G846
them

28:28 “Let it be known to you, then, that this salvation of God was sent to the non-Judeans, and they will listen!”

γνωστον
G1110
acquainted
ουν
G3767
then
εστω
G2077
let-him/her/it-be!
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous
ὁτι
G3754
since
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
εθνεσιν
G1484
[to]-nations
απεσταλη
G649
was-commissioned
τουτο
G5124
this
το
G3588
the
σωτηριον
G4992
saving
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
αυτοι
G846
-selves
και
G2532
and
ακουσονται
G191
they-shall-hear

28:29

noword
G0
no word

28:30 He stayed there for two whole years in his own rented house. He welcomed all who came to him

ενεμεινεν
G1696
stayed
δε
G1161
yet
διετιαν
G1333
two-years
ὁλην
G3650
whole
εν
G1722
in
ιδιω
G2398
to-own
μισθωματι
G3410
[to]-rented-house
και
G2532
and
απεδεχετο
G588
accepted-from
παντας
G3956
all
τους
G3588
the
εισπορευομενους
G1531
going-into
προς
G4314
toward
αυτον
G846
him/her/it

28:31 and proclaimed the kingdom of God, teaching about Master Jesus the Anointed, unhindered and with great boldness.

κηρυσσων
G2784
announcing
την
G3588
the
βασιλειαν
G932
kingdom
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
και
G2532
and
διδασκων
G1321
teaching
τα
G3588
the
περι
G4012
about
του
G3588
[of]-the
κυριου
G2962
[of]-master
ιησου
G2424
[of]-Jesus
χριστου
G5547
[of]-anointed
μετα
G3326
with
πασης
G3956
[of]-every
παρρησιας
G3954
[of]-publicity
ακωλυτως
G209
unhindered