New Living Translation
When the governor saw what had happened, he became a believer, for he was astonished at the teaching about the Lord.
King James Bible
Then the deputy, when he saw what was done, believed, being astonished at the doctrine of the Lord.
Darby Bible Translation
Then the proconsul, seeing what had happened, believed, being amazed at the teaching of the Lord.
World English Bible
Then the proconsul, when he saw what was done, believed, being astonished at the teaching of the Lord.
Young's Literal Translation
then the proconsul having seen what hath come to pass, did believe, being astonished at the teaching of the Lord.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
13:12 Being astonished at the doctrine of the Lord - Confirmed by such a miracle.
LibraryThe First Preaching in Asia Minor
'Men and brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and whosoever among you feareth God, to you is the word of this salvation sent. 27. For they that dwell at Jerusalem, and their rulers, because they knew Him not, nor yet the voices of the prophets which are read every Sabbath day, they have fulfilled them in condemning Him. 28. And though they found no cause of death in Him, yet desired they Pilate that he should be slain. 29. And when they had fulfilled all that was written of Him, they took …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
Luther --A Stone on the Cairn
Jewish Rejecters and Gentile Receivers
After testifying and preaching the word of the Lord in Samaria, Peter and John returned to Jerusalem. And they stopped in many Samaritan villages along the way to preach the Good News.
He had attached himself to the governor, Sergius Paulus, who was an intelligent man. The governor invited Barnabas and Saul to visit him, for he wanted to hear the word of God.
But Elymas, the sorcerer (as his name means in Greek), interfered and urged the governor to pay no attention to what Barnabas and Saul said. He was trying to keep the governor from believing.
When the Gentiles heard this, they were very glad and thanked the Lord for his message; and all who were chosen for eternal life became believers.
So the Lord's message spread throughout that region.
Paul and Barnabas stayed in Antioch. They and many others taught and preached the word of the Lord there.
After some time Paul said to Barnabas, "Let's go back and visit each city where we previously preached the word of the Lord, to see how the new believers are doing."
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