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Acts 14:21

    Acts 14:21 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And when they had preached the gospel to that city, and had taught many, they returned again to Lystra, and to Iconium, and Antioch,

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And when they had preached the gospel to that city, and had taught many, they returned again to Lystra, and to Iconium, and Antioch,

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And when they had preached the gospel to that city, and had made many disciples, they returned to Lystra, and to Iconium, and to Antioch,

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And having made a number of disciples through the preaching of the good news in that town, they went back to Lystra and Iconium and Antioch,

    Webster's Revision

    And when they had preached the gospel to that city, and had made many disciples, they returned to Lystra, and to Iconium, and to Antioch,

    World English Bible

    When they had preached the Good News to that city, and had made many disciples, they returned to Lystra, Iconium, and Antioch,

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And when they had preached the gospel to that city, and had made many disciples, they returned to Lystra, and to Iconium, and to Antioch,

    Definitions for Acts 14:21

    Gospel - Good news.

    Clarke's Commentary on Acts 14:21

    Preached the Gospel to that city - Derbe, a city in the same province. See on Acts 14:6 (note).

    They returned again to Lystra, and to Iconium - Behold the courage of these Christian men! They counted not their lives dear to them, and returned to do their Masters work in the very places in which they had been so grievously persecuted, and where one of them had been apparently stoned to death! The man who knows he is God's ambassador, and that his life depends on his fidelity to his Master, knows he has nothing but his God to fear.

    Barnes' Notes on Acts 14:21

    Had taught many - Or, rather, had made many disciples (margin).

    To Lystra - Acts 14:6.

    And to Iconium - Acts 14:1. We have here a remarkable instance of the courage of the apostles. In these very places they had been persecuted and stoned, and yet in the face of danger they ventured to return. The welfare of the infant churches they deemed of more consequence than their own safety; and they threw themselves again into the midst of danger, to comfort and strengthen those just converted to God. There are times when ministers should not count their own lives. dear to them Acts 20:24, but when they should fearlessly throw themselves into the midst of danger, confiding only in the protecting care of their God and Saviour.