You who bring good news(A) to Zion,
    go up on a high mountain.
You who bring good news to Jerusalem,[a](B)
    lift up your voice with a shout,
lift it up, do not be afraid;
    say to the towns of Judah,
    “Here is your God!”(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 40:9 Or Zion, bringer of good news, / go up on a high mountain. / Jerusalem, bringer of good news
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How beautiful on the mountains(A)
    are the feet of those who bring good news,(B)
who proclaim peace,(C)
    who bring good tidings,
    who proclaim salvation,
who say to Zion,
    “Your God reigns!”(D)

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42 Day after day, in the temple courts(A) and from house to house, they never stopped teaching and proclaiming the good news(B) that Jesus is the Messiah.(C)

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35 Then Philip began(A) with that very passage of Scripture(B) and told him the good news(C) about Jesus.

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36 You know the message(A) God sent to the people of Israel, announcing the good news(B) of peace(C) through Jesus Christ, who is Lord of all.(D)

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where they continued to preach(A) the gospel.(B)

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15 “Friends, why are you doing this? We too are only human,(A) like you. We are bringing you good news,(B) telling you to turn from these worthless things(C) to the living God,(D) who made the heavens and the earth(E) and the sea and everything in them.(F)

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The Return to Antioch in Syria

21 They preached the gospel(A) in that city and won a large number(B) of disciples. Then they returned to Lystra, Iconium(C) and Antioch,

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18 A group of Epicurean and Stoic philosophers began to debate with him. Some of them asked, “What is this babbler trying to say?” Others remarked, “He seems to be advocating foreign gods.” They said this because Paul was preaching the good news(A) about Jesus and the resurrection.(B)

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