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23 So he invited them in and showed them hospitality.

The next day he got up and went with them, and some of the brothers from Joppa went with him. 24 [a]On the following day he entered Caesarea. Cornelius was expecting them and had called together his relatives and close friends. 25 (A)When Peter entered, Cornelius met him and, falling at his feet, paid him homage.

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  1. 10:24–27 So impressed is Cornelius with the apparition that he invites close personal friends to join him in his meeting with Peter. But his understanding of the person he is about to meet is not devoid of superstition, suggested by his falling down before him. For a similar experience of Paul and Barnabas, see Acts 14:11–18.
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