Books in CEV:
The Old Testament
Song of Songs
Wisdom of Solomon
Letter of Jeremiah
Song of the Three Hebrews
Bel and the Dragon
Prayer of Manasseh
The New Testament
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Barnabas went to Tarsus to look for
Then departed Barnabas to Tarsus, for to seek
and brought him to Antioch, where they met with the church for a whole year and taught many of its people. There in Antioch the Lord's followers were first called Christians.
And when he had found him, he brought him unto Antioch. And it came to pass, that a whole year they assembled themselves with the church, and taught much people. And the disciples were called Christians first in Antioch.
So they had Barnabas and
take their gifts to the church leaders in Jerusalem.
Which also they did, and sent it to the elders by the hands of Barnabas and
And after Barnabas and
had done the work they were sent to do, they went back to Jerusalem with John, whose other name was Mark.
And Barnabas and
returned from Jerusalem, when they had fulfilled
ministry, and took with them John, whose surname was Mark.
The church at Antioch had several prophets and teachers. They were Barnabas, Simeon, also called Niger, Lucius from Cyrene, Manaen, who was Herod's close friend, and
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Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers; as Barnabas, and Simeon that was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen, which had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and
While they were worshiping the Lord and going without eating, the Holy Spirit told them, “Appoint Barnabas and
to do the work for which I have chosen them.”
As they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Ghost said, Separate me Barnabas and
for the work whereunto I have called them.
Everyone prayed and went without eating for a while longer. Next, they placed their hands on Barnabas and
to show that they had been appointed to do this work. Then everyone sent them on their way.
And when they had fasted and prayed, and laid
hands on them, they sent
After Barnabas and
had been sent by the Holy Spirit, they went to Seleucia. From there they sailed to the island of Cyprus.
So they, being sent forth by the Holy Ghost, departed unto Seleucia; and from thence they sailed to Cyprus.
went all the way to the city of Paphos on the other end of the island, where they met a Jewish man named Bar-Jesus. He practiced witchcraft and was a false prophet.
And when they had gone through the isle unto Paphos, they found a certain sorcerer, a false prophet, a Jew, whose name
He also worked for Sergius Paulus, who was very smart and was the governor of the island. Sergius Paulus wanted to hear God's message, and he sent for Barnabas and
Which was with the deputy of the country, Sergius Paulus, a prudent man; who called for Barnabas and
, and desired to hear the word of God.
, better known as Paul, was filled with the Holy Spirit. He looked straight at Elymas
, (who also
Paul,) filled with the Holy Ghost, set his eyes on him,
but the people demanded a king. So for forty years God gave them King
, the son of Kish from the tribe of Benjamin.
And afterward they desired a king: and God gave unto them
the son of Cis, a man of the tribe of Benjamin, by the space of forty years.
Later, God removed
and let David rule in his place. God said about him, “David the son of Jesse is the kind of person who pleases me most! He does everything I want him to do.”
And when he had removed him, he raised up unto them David to be their king; to whom also he gave testimony, and said, I have found David the
of Jesse, a man after mine own heart, which shall fulfil all my will.
I fell to the ground and heard a voice asking, “
, why are you so cruel to me?”
And I fell unto the ground, and heard a voice saying unto me,
, why persecutest thou me?
He came to me and said, “
, my friend, you can now see again!” At once I could see.
Came unto me, and stood, and said unto me, Brother
, receive thy sight. And the same hour I looked up upon him.
We all fell to the ground. Then I heard a voice say to me in Aramaic, “
, why are you so cruel to me? It's foolish to fight against me!”
And when we were all fallen to the earth, I heard a voice speaking unto me, and saying in the Hebrew tongue,
, why persecutest thou me?
hard for thee to kick against the pricks.
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