New International Version
So they shook the dust off their feet as a warning to them and went to Iconium.
King James Bible
But they shook off the dust of their feet against them, and came unto Iconium.
Darby Bible Translation
But they, having shaken off the dust of their feet against them, came to Iconium.
World English Bible
But they shook off the dust of their feet against them, and came to Iconium.
Young's Literal Translation
and they having shaken off the dust of their feet against them, came to Iconium,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They shook off the dust of their feet against them - This was a very significant rite; by it, they in effect said: Ye are worse than the heathen: even your very land is accursed for your opposition to God, and we dare not permit even its dust to cleave to the soles of our feet; and we shake it off, in departing from your country, according to our Lord's command, (Matthew 10:14), for a testimony against you, that we offered you salvation, but ye rejected it and persecuted us. The Jews, when travelling in heathen countries, took care, when they came to the borders of their own, to shake off the dust of their feet, lest any of the unhallowed ground should defile the sacred land of Israel.
Came unto Iconium - According to Strabo, Iconium was a small fortified town, the capital of Lycaonia, at present called Cogni. "Lycaonia was a province at the back of Pamphylia, higher up in Asia Minor, and to the northeast of Pamphylia." Pearce.
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Text: Acts 13, 26-39. 26 Brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and those among you that fear God, to us is the word of this salvation sent forth. 27 For they that dwell in Jerusalem, and their rulers, because they knew him not, nor the voices of the prophets which are read every sabbath, fulfilled them by condemning him. 28 And though they found no cause of death in him, yet asked they of Pilate that he should be slain. 29 And when they had fulfilled all things that were written of him, they …
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If anyone will not welcome you or listen to your words, leave that home or town and shake the dust off your feet.
And if any place will not welcome you or listen to you, leave that place and shake the dust off your feet as a testimony against them."
If people do not welcome you, leave their town and shake the dust off your feet as a testimony against them."
Even the dust of your town we wipe from our feet as a warning to you. Yet be sure of this: The kingdom of God has come near.'
At Iconium Paul and Barnabas went as usual into the Jewish synagogue. There they spoke so effectively that a great number of Jews and Greeks believed.
Then some Jews came from Antioch and Iconium and won the crowd over. They stoned Paul and dragged him outside the city, thinking he was dead.
They preached the gospel in that city and won a large number of disciples. Then they returned to Lystra, Iconium and Antioch,
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