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The apostles imprisoned.
not knowing what was done,
8 And Peter answered unto her
| Tell me whether ye sold the land for so much 3 And she said, Yea, for so much. 9.Then Peter said unto her, How is it that #. have agreed together to tempt the Spirit of the Lord? behold the feet of them which have buried thy husband are at the door, and shall carry thee out.
10 Then fell she down, straight
way at his feet, and yielded up the ghost. And the young, men came in, and found her dead, and o her forth, buried her by her husband.
11 And great fear came upon all the church, and upon as many as heard these things. 12 is And by the hands of the apostles were many signs and wonders wrought among th ple; (and they were with one accord in Solomon's §o | 13, And of the rest durst no man join himself to them: but the people magnified them. 14 And believers were the more added to the Lord, multitudes both of men and women;) 15. Insomuch that they brought forth the sick into the streets, an laid them on and couches, that at the least . the shadow of . Peter passing by might overshadow some of them. * 16 There came also a multitude out of the cities round about unto o, Jerusalem, bringing sick folks, and * them which were vexed with un: clean spirits; and they were healed evoy.9†† - 17's Then the high priest rose * up, and all they that were with him, * Which is the sect of the Saddu: coes,) and were filled with indig
ation, in 18 And laid their hands on the - apostles, and put them in the com
* 21 And when they heard that, * they entered into the temple early 3 in the morning, and taught. But * the high priest came, and they that * Wor..."with him, and called the 3 councii together, and all the senate 3 of the children ofisrael, and sent to o the prison to have them brought.
o § But when the officers came, 3% and found them not in the prison,
Gamaliel's advice. 23 Saying, The prison truly f we shut § - o #. keepers standing without before the doors: but when we had §. we found no man
within. 24 Now, when the high priest and the captain of the §§ and the chiefo: heard these things, they doubted of them whereunto this would grow. 25Then game one and told them, saying, Behold, the men, whom ye put in prison are standing in #. *}; and teaching the people. Then went the captain with the, officers, and brought them without violence: for they fo the people, lest they should have been stoned. 27 And when they had brought them,...,they set them before the council : and the high priest asked
em 38"Saying, Did not we straitly command you, that ye should not teach in this name 3 and behold,
ye have filled Jerusalem with your octrine intend to bring this man's blood
29 is Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, "We ought to obey God rather than
men. 30 The God of our fathers raised up Jesus, whom ye slew and hanged on a tree: 31.Him, hath, God exalted with his right hand to be a Prince and a Saviour, for to give repentance to Israel, and forgiveness of sins. 32 And we are his witnesses of these things; and so is also the Holy Ghost, whom God hath given to them that obey him. 33 is When they heard that, they were cut to heart, and took counsel to slay them. 34 Then stood there up one in the council, a Pharisee, named Gamaliel, a doctor of the law, had in reputation among all the people, and commanded to put the apostles forth a little space; 35 And said unto them, Ye men of Israel, take, heed, to yourselyes what ye intend to do as touching ese men : 36. For before these days rose up Theudas, boasting himself to be somebody; to whom a number of men, about four hundred, joined themselves: who was slain; and all, as many as obeyed him, were scattered, and brought to nought; rthis man rose up Judas of Galilee, in the days of the taxing, and drew away much people
Seven deacons chosen.
all, even as many as obeyed him,
they laid their hands on them. And the word of God increased; and the number of the
disciples multiplied in Jerusalem
greatly; and a great company of
the priests were obedient to the faith.
power, did great wonders and mi-
l 8'And Stephen, full of faith and!”
Stephen falsely accused.
10. And they were, not able to resist the wisdom and the spirit by which he spake. 11 Then they suborned men which said, .We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses, and against God. 12 And they stirred up the ple, and the elders, and the scri ind came upon him, and caught him, and brought him to the council. iš And, set, up false witnesses. which said, This man ceaseth not to speakblasphemous words against this holy place, and the law: 14 Forwe have heard him say, that this Jesus of Nazareth shall destroy this place, and shall change the customs which Moses delivered
.15. And all that sat in the coungil, looking steadfastly on him, saw his face as it had been the face of an angel.
otamia, before he dwelt in
3 And said unto him. Get thee out of thy country, and from th: kindred, and come into the land which is shall show. thee.
4 Then came he out of the land of the Chaldeans, and dwelt in Charran. And from thence, when his father, was dead, he removed him into this land wherein ye now
well. 5...And he, gave him none in ho § o no, o much as se oQt on : yet he promise that he would give it to #. 9ssession, and to his seed aft: im, when as yet he had no child 6 And God spake on this wis. That his seed should sojournini strange land; and that they shoul bring them into, bondage, en treat them,evil four hundred years 7, And the nation to whom the shall be in bondage wiii"I judge said God: and after that shall the come forth, and serve me in this
Stephen, in his defence,
.10 And delivered him out of all afflictions, and gave him favour and wisdom. in the sight of Pharaoh king of Egypt; and he made him governor over Egypt, and all his house. 11 Now there came a dearth 9yer all the, land of Egypt and Chanaan, and great affliction; and our fathers found no sustenance. 12 But when Jacob heard that there was corn in Egypt, he sent out our fathers first. , 13 And at the second time Joseph was made known to his brethren: and Joseph's kindred was made known unto Pharaoh. .14.Then sent Joseph, and called
his father Jacob to him, and all his L.
ed, threescore and souls. 15 So Jacob, went down into Egypt, and died, he, and our fa
erS, 16 And were carried over, into Sychem, and laid in the sepulchre that Abraham bought for a sum of money of the sons of Emmor, jather of §. 17 But when the time of the H. mise drew nigh, which God had sworn to Abraham, the people grew and multiplied in Egypt, , . 18 Till another king arose, which knew not Joseph. - 19. The same dealt subtilely with Qur kindred, and evil-entreated our fathers, so that they cast out their young children, to the end they might not live. .. In which time, Moses was born, and was exceeding fair, and nourished up in his father's house three months: 21 And when, he was cast out, Pharaoh's daughter took him up, and nourished him for her own
25 For he supposed his brethren have understood how that God H. his hand would deliver
: but they understood not. 26 And the next day, he shewed himself unto them as they strove, and would have set them at one aim, saying, Sirs, ye are brethren;
expired, there appeared to him in thé wilderness of mount Sina, an
fire in a bush. 31 When Moses saw it, he wonered at the sight; and as he drew near to behold it, the voice of the Qrd game unto him, 32 Saying, I am the God of thy fathers, the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. Then Moses trembled, and durst not behold. 33 Then said the Lord to him. Put off thy shoes from thy feet: for the place where thou standest is holy Fo: 34 I have seen, I have seen the affliction of "Y o which is in Egypt, and ave heard their roaming; and am come down to eliver them. And now come, I will send thee into Egypt. 35. This Moses, whom, they refused, saying, 9 made thee...a ruler and a judge? the same did God send to be a ruler and a deliverer, by the hand, of the angel which o: to him in the bush. 36 He brought them out, after that he had shewed wonders and signs in the land of Egypt, and in the Red sea, and in the wilderness forty years. . - This is, that Moses, which said unto the children of Israel. A Prophet shall the Lord your God raise up unto you of your brethren, like unto me; him shall ye hear. 38 This is he,...that was in the church in the wilderness with the angel which spake to him in the mount Sina, and with our fathers: who received the lively oracles to give untous: 39 To whom our fathers would not obey, but thrust him from them. and in o * turned back again into Egypt, 40 Saying unto Aaron, Make us ods to go before us: for as for É. Moses, which brought us out of the and of owe wono what is become of him. ... And they made a calf in those days, and offered sacrifice unto th;
idol, and rejoiced in the works of their own hands. 123
angel of the Lord in a flamé of
they gnashed on him with their Go
Saul persecuteth the Church. ND Saul was consenting unto th his death. And at that time ere was a great, persecuto against the church which was a Jerusalem; and they were also tered abroad throughout the re. ño. of Judea and Samaria, exto: le o: - - 2 And devout men carried Se hen to his burial, and made so amentation over him. 3. As for Saul, he made havo of the church, entering into ever, house, and haling men and wo men, commu to prison. Å"Therefore they that were so tered, abroad went every w preaching the word. .5 Then Philip went down too city. of Samaria, preached Christ unto them.
cord, gave, heed unto those thing; which Philip spake, hearing and seeing the miracles which he did 7 For uncleanspirits, crying with loud voice, came out of many that were possessed, ocità and inany taken with palsies, and that were lame, were healed. 8 And there was great joyinth:
#but there was a certain man. called Simon, which beforetimer the same city used sorcery, andle. witched the people of Šamans. giving out that himself was some great one:
10 To whom they all gave heed from the least to greatest, say. ing, This man is the great powerci
if And to him they had regar
because that of lon 'o. i.
bewitched them with sorceries. 12 But, when they believed Phi
lip, preaching the things o
ing the kingdom of God name of Jesus Christ, they were baptized both men wo- ! me
dered, beholding the miracles and signs which were done.
Of Simon the sorcerer.
Philip and the eunuch cept some man should guide me?
were at Jerusalem heard that Sa;. And he desired Philip that he would maria had received the word of come up, and sit with him.
‘. they sent unto them Peter and
OSt. 18 And when Simon saw that through, laying on, of the apostles' hands the Holy Ghost was given, he offered them money, 19 Saying, Give me also this }. that on whomsoever I lay ands, he may receive the Holy Ghost. - 20 But Peter said unto him, Thy money perish with thee, because thou hast thought, that the gift of God may be purchased with mo
o Go near and join thyself to
31 And he said, How can I, ex
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32 The place of the scripture
5 And he said, Who art thou, Lord?" And the flord said, I am Jesus whom thou persecutest. ..It is hard for thee to kick against the