Paul and Silas in Berea
Then k the brethren immediately sent Paul and Silas away by night to Berea. When they arrived, they went into the synagogue of the Jews.
These were more fair-minded than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness, and l searched the Scriptures daily to find out whether these things were so.
Therefore many of them believed, and also not a few of the Greeks, prominent women as well as men.
But when the Jews from Thessalonica learned that the word of God was preached by Paul at Berea, they came there also and stirred up the crowds.
m Then immediately the brethren sent Paul away, to go to the sea; but both Silas and Timothy remained there.
So those who conducted Paul brought him to Athens; and n receiving a command for Silas and Timothy to come to him with all speed, they departed.
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
Then the disciples took him by night and let him down through the wall in a large basket.
Then immediately the brethren sent Paul away, to go to the sea; but both Silas and Timothy remained there.
Search from the book of the LORD, and read: Not one of these shall fail; Not one shall lack her mate. For My mouth has commanded it, and His Spirit has gathered them.
"Abraham said to him, 'They have Moses and the prophets; let them hear them.'
You search the Scriptures, for in them you think you have eternal life; and these are they which testify of Me.
When they persecute you in this city, flee to another. For assuredly, I say to you, you will not have gone through the cities of Israel before the Son of Man comes.
When Silas and Timothy had come from Macedonia, Paul was compelled by the Spirit, and testified to the Jews that Jesus is the Christ.