وذَاتَ لَيْلَة، قَالَ ٱلرَّبُّ لِبُولُسَ في ٱلرُّؤْيَا: «لا تَخَفْ! بَلْ تَكَلَّمْ وَلا تَسْكُتْ! فأَنَا مَعَكَ، ولَنْ يُلْقِيَ أَحَدٌ عَلَيْكَ يَدًا لِيُؤْذِيَكَ، لأَنَّ لي شَعْبًا كَثِيرًا في هذِهِ ٱلمَدِينَة/One night the Lord said to Paul in a vision, ‘Do not be afraid, but speak and do not be silent; for I am with you, and no one will lay a hand on you to harm you, for there are many in this city who are my people.

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وذَاتَ لَيْلَة، قَالَ ٱلرَّبُّ لِبُولُسَ في ٱلرُّؤْيَا: «لا تَخَفْ! بَلْ تَكَلَّمْ وَلا تَسْكُتْ! فأَنَا مَعَكَ، ولَنْ يُلْقِيَ أَحَدٌ عَلَيْكَ يَدًا لِيُؤْذِيَكَ، لأَنَّ لي شَعْبًا كَثِيرًا في هذِهِ ٱلمَدِينَة». فأَقَامَ سَنَةً وسِتَّةَ أَشْهُرٍ يُعَلِّمُ بَيْنَهُم كَلِمَةَ ٱلله.”
سفر أعمال الرسل18/من01حتى11/:”يا إِخوتي، غَادَرَ بُولُسُ أَثِينَا وأَتَى إِلى قُورِنْتُس، فوَجَدَ يَهُودِيًّا ٱسْمُهُ أَكِيلا، بُنْطِيَّ ٱلأَصْل، كانَ قَدْ جَاءَ مِنْ وَقْتٍ قَريبٍ مَعَ زَوجَتِهِ بِرِسْقِلَّةَ مِنْ إِيطاليا؛ لأَنَّ كلُوديُوسَ قَيصَرَ كانَ قَدْ أَمَرَ كُلَّ ٱليَهُودِ بِٱلرَّحِيلِ عَنْ رُومَا، فَذَهَبَ بُولُسُ إِلَيْهِمَا. وبِمَا أَنَّهُ كانَ مِثْلَهُمَا صَانِعَ خِيَام، أَقَامَ عِندَهُمَا يَعْمَلُ معَهُمَا. وكانَ يُجادِلُ كُلَّ سَبْتٍ في ٱلمَجْمَع، ويُقْنِعُ ٱليَهُودَ وٱليُونَانِيِّين. ولَمَّا نَزَلَ سِيلا وطِيمُوتاوُسُ مِنْ مَقْدُونِية، تَفَرَّغَ بُولُسُ لِلْكَلِمَة، شَاهِدًا لِلْيَهُودِ أَنَّ ٱلمَسِيحَ هُوَ يَسُوع. ولكِنَّهُم كَانُوا يُقَاوِمُونَهَ ويُجَدِّفُون، فَنَفَضَ ثِيَابَهُ وقَالَ لَهُم: «دَمُكُم عَلى رُؤُوسِكُم! أَنَا مِنْهُ بَرِيء! وسَأَنْصَرِفُ مُنْذُ ٱلآنَ إِلى ٱلأُمَم!». وَٱنْتَقَلَ مِنْ هُنَاكَ ودَخَلَ بَيْتَ رَجُلٍ مُتَعَبِّدٍ لله، ٱسْمُهُ طِيطُس يُسْتُس، وكَانَ بَيْتُهُ مُلاصِقًا لِلْمَجْمَع. وآمَنَ بِٱلرَّبِّ كِرِسْبُسُ رَئيسُ ٱلمَجْمَع، وجَميعُ أَهْلِ بَيْتِهِ، وكَانَ قُورِنْثِيُّونَ كَثِيرُونَ يُؤْمِنُونَ لَدَى سَمَاعِهِم بُولُس، ويَعْتَمِدُون. وذَاتَ لَيْلَة، قَالَ ٱلرَّبُّ لِبُولُسَ في ٱلرُّؤْيَا: «لا تَخَفْ! بَلْ تَكَلَّمْ وَلا تَسْكُتْ! فأَنَا مَعَكَ، ولَنْ يُلْقِيَ أَحَدٌ عَلَيْكَ يَدًا لِيُؤْذِيَكَ، لأَنَّ لي شَعْبًا كَثِيرًا في هذِهِ ٱلمَدِينَة». فأَقَامَ سَنَةً وسِتَّةَ أَشْهُرٍ يُعَلِّمُ بَيْنَهُم كَلِمَةَ ٱلله.”

One night the Lord said to Paul in a vision, ‘Do not be afraid, but speak and do not be silent; for I am with you, and no one will lay a hand on you to harm you, for there are many in this city who are my people.
Acts of the Apostles 18/1-11/:”After this Paul left Athens and went to Corinth. There he found a Jew named Aquila, a native of Pontus, who had recently come from Italy with his wife Priscilla, because Claudius had ordered all Jews to leave Rome. Paul went to see them, and, because he was of the same trade, he stayed with them, and they worked together by trade they were tentmakers. Every sabbath he would argue in the synagogue and would try to convince Jews and Greeks. When Silas and Timothy arrived from Macedonia, Paul was occupied with proclaiming the word, testifying to the Jews that the Messiah was Jesus. When they opposed and reviled him, in protest he shook the dust from his clothes and said to them, ‘Your blood be on your own heads! I am innocent. From now on I will go to the Gentiles.’Then he left the synagogue and went to the house of a man named Titius Justus, a worshipper of God; his house was next door to the synagogue. Crispus, the official of the synagogue, became a believer in the Lord, together with all his household; and many of the Corinthians who heard Paul became believers and were baptized. One night the Lord said to Paul in a vision, ‘Do not be afraid, but speak and do not be silent; for I am with you, and no one will lay a hand on you to harm you, for there are many in this city who are my people.’ He stayed there for a year and six months, teaching the word of God among them.”

بَلِ ٱلطُّوبَى لِلَّذينَ يَسْمَعُونَ كَلِمَةَ اللهِ وَيَحْفَظُونَها
إنجيل القدّيس لوقا11/من27حتى32/:”فيمَا يَسوعُ يَتَكَلَّم بِهذَا، رَفَعَتِ ٱمْرَأَةٌ مِنَ الجَمْعِ صَوْتَها، وَقَالَتْ لَهُ: «طُوبَى لِلْبَطْنِ الَّذي حَمَلَكَ، وَلِلثَّدْيَينِ اللَّذَينِ رَضِعْتَهُمَا». أَمَّا يَسُوعُ فَقَال: «بَلِ ٱلطُّوبَى لِلَّذينَ يَسْمَعُونَ كَلِمَةَ اللهِ وَيَحْفَظُونَها!». وفيمَا كانَ الجُمُوعُ مُحْتَشِدِين، بَدَأَ يَسُوعُ يَقُول: «إِنَّ هذَا الجِيلَ جِيلٌ شِرِّير. إِنَّهُ يَطْلُبُ آيَة، وَلَنْ يُعْطَى آيَةً إِلاَّ آيَةَ يُونَان. فكَمَا كَانَ يُونانُ آيَةً لأَهْلِ نِينَوى، كَذلِكَ سَيَكُونُ ٱبْنُ الإِنْسَانِ لِهذَا ٱلجِيل. مَلِكَةُ الجَنُوبِ سَتَقُومُ في الدَّيْنُونَةِ مَعَ رِجَالِ هذا الجِيلِ وَتَدِينُهُم، لأَنَّها جَاءَتْ مِنْ أَقَاصِي الأَرْضِ لِتَسْمَعَ حِكْمَةَ سُلَيْمَان، وَهَا هُنَا أَعْظَمُ مِنْ سُلَيْمَان. رِجَالُ نِينَوى سَيَقُومُونَ في الدَّيْنُونَةِ مَعَ هذا الجِيلِ وَيَدِينُونَهُ، لأَنَّهُم تَابُوا بِإِنْذَارِ يُونَان، وَهَا هُنَا أَعْظَمُ مِنْ يُونَان.

Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it
Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Luke 11/27-32/:”A woman in the crowd raised her voice and said to him, ‘Blessed is the womb that bore you and the breasts that nursed you!’But he said, ‘Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it!’When the crowds were increasing, he began to say, ‘This generation is an evil generation; it asks for a sign, but no sign will be given to it except the sign of Jonah. For just as Jonah became a sign to the people of Nineveh, so the Son of Man will be to this generation. The queen of the South will rise at the judgement with the people of this generation and condemn them, because she came from the ends of the earth to listen to the wisdom of Solomon, and see, something greater than Solomon is here! The people of Nineveh will rise up at the judgement with this generation and condemn it, because they repented at the proclamation of Jonah, and see, something greater than Jonah is here!”