Acts 11 ©
1 Peter, being accused for conversing with the Gentiles, maketh his defence; the church is satisfied, and glorifieth God. 19 The gospel having spread as far as Phenice, Cyprus, and Antioch, 22 Barnabas is sent thither, who fetcheth Saul from Tarsus; many people are taught at Antioch, where the disciples are first called Christians. 27 Agabus prophesieth a dearth; the disciples send relief from Antioch to the brethren in Judaea by Barnabas and Saul.
Saying, dThou wentest in to men uncircumcised, and didst eat with them.
But ePeter *rehearsed the matter from the beginning, and expounded it by order unto them, saying,
Upon the which when I had fastened mine eyes, I considered, and saw ifourfooted beasts of the earth, and wild beasts, and creeping things, and fowls of the air.
And I heard a voice saying unto me, jArise, Peter; slay and eat.
But the voice answered me again from heaven, lWhat God hath cleansed, that call not thou common.
And, behold, immediately there were three men already come unto the house where I was, sent from Caesarea unto me.
qAnd he shewed us how he had seen an angel in his house, which stood and said unto him, Send men to Joppa, and call for Simon, whose surname is Peter;
¶zNow they which were scattered *abroad upon the persecution that arose about Stephen travelled as far as aPhenice, and bCyprus, and Antioch, preaching the word cto none but unto the Jews only.
Who, when he came, and jhad seen the grace of God, was glad, and kexhorted them all, that with lpurpose of mheart they would ncleave unto the Lord.
And when he had found him, he brought him unto qAntioch. And it came to pass, that a whole year rthey assembled themselves 1with the church, and staught much people. And the disciples were called tChristians first in Antioch.
¶And in these days came uprophets from Jerusalem unto Antioch.