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Letter "S" » Silas
«And then immediately the brethren sent away Paul to go as it were to the sea: but Silas and Timotheus abode there still.»
«And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God: and the prisoners heard them.»
«Then pleased it the apostles and elders with the whole church, to send chosen men of their own company to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas; namely, Judas surnamed Barsabas and Silas, chief men among the brethren: / And they wrote letters by them after this manner; The apostles and elders and brethren send greeting unto the brethren which are of the Gentiles in Antioch and Syria and Cilicia.»
«And some of them believed, and consorted with Paul and Silas; and of the devout Greeks a great multitude, and of the chief women not a few.»
«Notwithstanding it pleased Silas to abide there still.»
«And Judas and Silas, being prophets also themselves, exhorted the brethren with many words, and confirmed them.»
«And the brethren immediately sent away Paul and Silas by night unto Berea: who coming thither went into the synagogue of the Jews.»
«We have sent therefore Judas and Silas, who shall also tell you the same things by mouth.»
«And the contention was so sharp between them, that they departed asunder one from the other: and so Barnabas took Mark, and sailed unto Cyprus; / And Paul chose Silas, and departed, being recommended by the brethren unto the grace of God.»
, grace of God
«Formerly, his heart had been as a locked casket with its treasure inside; but now the casket was empty, and the lock was broken. Left groping in darkness, with his prop utterly gone, Silas had inevitably a sense, though a dull and half-despairing one, that if any help came to him it must come from without; and there was a slight stirring of expectation at the sight of his fellow-men, a faint consciousness of dependence on their goodwill.»
Author: George Eliot
, grope for
, in darkness
, prop up