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THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES - Chapter 13 - Verse 50

Verse 50. But the Jews stirred up. Excited opposition.

Honourable women. See Barnes "Mr 15:43".

Women of influence, and connected with families of rank. Perhaps they were proselytes, and were connected with the magistrates of the city.

And raised persecution. Probably on the ground that they produced disorder and excitement. The aid of "chief men" has often been called in to oppose revivals of religion, and to put a period, if possible, to the spread of the gospel.

Out of their coasts. Out of the regions of their country; out of their province.

{a} "raised persecution" 2 Ti 3:11

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