kjv@Acts:28:1 @ And when they were escaped, then they knew that the island was called Melita.
kjv@Acts:28:2 @ And the barbarous people shewed us no little kindness: for they kindled a fire, and received us every one, because of the present rain, and because of the cold.
kjv@Acts:28:3 @ And when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks, and laid them on the fire, there came a viper out of the heat, and fastened on his hand.
kjv@Acts:28:4 @ And when the barbarians saw the venomous beast hang on his hand, they said among themselves, No doubt this man is a murderer, whom, though he hath escaped the sea, yet vengeance suffereth not to live.
kjv@Acts:28:5 @ And he shook off the beast into the fire, and felt no harm.
kjv@Acts:28:6 @ Howbeit they looked when he should have swollen, or fallen down dead suddenly: but after they had looked a great while, and saw no harm come to him, they changed their minds, and said that he was a god.
kjv@Acts:28:7 @ In the same quarters were possessions of the chief man of the island, whose name was Publius; who received us, and lodged us three days courteously.
kjv@Acts:28:8 @ And it came to pass, that the father of Publius lay sick of a fever and of a bloody flux: to whom Paul entered in, and prayed, and laid his hands on him, and healed him.
kjv@Acts:28:9 @ So when this was done, others also, which had diseases in the island, came, and were healed:
kjv@Acts:28:10 @ Who also honoured us with many honours; and when we departed, they laded us with such things as were necessary.
kjv@Acts:28:11 @ And after three months we departed in a ship of Alexandria, which had wintered in the isle, whose sign was Castor and Pollux.
kjv@Acts:28:12 @ And landing at Syracuse, we tarried there three days.
kjv@Acts:28:13 @ And from thence we fetched a compass, and came to Rhegium: and after one day the south wind blew, and we came the next day to Puteoli:
kjv@Acts:28:14 @ Where we found brethren, and were desired to tarry with them seven days: and so we went toward Rome.
kjv@Acts:28:15 @ And from thence, when the brethren heard of us, they came to meet us as far as Appii forum, and The three taverns: whom when Paul saw, he thanked God, and took courage.