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The apostles imprisoned.

THE ACTS.

The advice of Gamaliel.

h ver. 5. ch.
2. 43. & 19.
17.
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14. 3. & 19.

19. 2 Cor. 12. 12. Heb. 2. 4. k ch, 3, 11.

4. 32. 1 John 9. 22. & 12. 42. & 19. 38. m ch. 2. 47. & 4. 21.

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4 Luke 21. 12.

A. D. 33. 11 h And great fear came upon all / violence : * for they feared the people, A. D. 33

the church, and upon as many as lest they should have been stoned.
heard these things.

27 And when they had brought Matt. 21. 3 12 | And by the hands of the apos- them, they set them before the coun

tles were many signs and wonders cil: and the high priest asked them, 11. Rom. 15. wrought among the people; (* and 28 Saying, y Did not we straitly , ch. 4. 12.

they were all with one accord in Sol- command you that ye should not
omon's porch.

teach in this name? and, behold, ye
13 And 'of the rest durst no man have filled Jerusalem with your doc-
join himself to them: mbut the peo- trine, ? and intend to bring this man's 2 ch.2.22%
ple magnified them.

a blood upon us. 14 And believers were the more add- 29 1 Then Peter and the other apos- a Matt. 5. ed to the Lord, multitudes both of men tles answered and said, “We ought to and women ;)

obey God rather than men. 15 Insomuch that they brought forth 30 - The God of our fathers raised e ch. 3. 13, 14 Or, in every

the sick into the streets, and laid up Jesus, whom ye slew and "hanged
them on beds and couches, " that at
the least the shadow of Peter pass- 31 e Him hath God exalted with his
ing by might overshadow some of right hand to be la Prince and ba
them.

Saviour, " for to give repentance to
16 There came also a multitude out Israel, and forgiveness of sins.

of the cities round about unto Jeru- 32 And i we are his witnesses of teh 3. 15. Mark 16. 17, salem, bringing sick folks, and them these things; and so is also the Holy

which were vexed with unclean spir- Ghost, $whom God hath given to
its : and they were healed every them that obey himn.

33 ('When they heard that, they 14. p ch. 4. 1, 2, 6. 17 T P Then the high priest rose up, were cut to the heart, and took coun

and all they that were with him, sel to slay them.
(which is the sect of the Sadducees,) 34 Then stood there up one in the
and were filled with indignation, council, a Pharisee, named m Gama-

18 ! And laid their hands on the liel, a doctor of the law, had in repu- och 22 S.
apostles, and put them in the com- tation among all the people, and com-
mon prison.

manded to put the apostles forth a lit-
19 But 'the angel of the Lord by tle space;
night opened the prison doors, and 35 And said unto them, Ye men
brought them forth, and said, of Israel, take heed to yourselves

20 Go, stand and speak in the tem- what ye intend to do as touching
John 6.68.& ple to the people sall the words of these men.
17.3. 1 John this life.

36 For before these days rose up 21 And when they heard that, they Theudas, boasting himself to be some

entered into the temple early in the body; to whom a number of men, 1 ch. 4. 5, 6. morning, and taught. ' But the high about four hundred, joined them

priest came, and they that were with selves: who was slain; and all, as
him, and called the council together, many as I obeyed him, were scattered, 1 Or, belined
and all the senate of the children of and brought to nought.
Israel, and sent to the prison to have 37 After this man rose up Judas of
them brought.

Galilee in the days of the taxing,
22 But when the officers came, and and drew away much people after
found them not in the prison, they him: he also perished; and all, eren
returned, and told,

as many as obeyed him, were dis-
23 Saying, The prison truly found persed.
we shut with all safety, and the keep- 38 And now I say unto you, Re-
ers standing without before the doors : frain from these men, and let them
but when we had opened, we found alone : "for if this counsel or this
no man within.

work be of men, it will come
24 Now when the high priest and nought:
"the captain of the temple and the 39 ° But if it be of God, ye cannot
chief priests heard these things, they overthrow it; lest haply ye be found 9.5.& 3.
doubted of them whereunto this would even P to fight against God.
grow.

40 And to him they agreed : and
25 Then came one and told them, when they had 4 called the apostles,
saying, Behold, the men whom ye put 'and beaten them, they commanded
in prison are standing in the temple, that they should not speak in the
and teaching the people.

name of Jesus, and let them go.
26 Then went the captain with the 41 | And they departed from the
officers, and brought them without presence of the council, rejoicing 16.

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Seven deacons ordained.

THE ACTS.

Stephen falsely accused.

tch. 2. 46.

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4. 5. 14. & ver. 7.

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A. D. 33. that they were counted worthy to | said, This man ceaseth not to speak A. D. 33. sufler shame for his name.

blasphemous words against this holy 42 And daily 'in the temple, and place, and the law : a ch. 4. 20, 23. in every house, "they ceased not to 14 . For we have heard him say, ch. 25. 8. teach and preach Jesus Christ. that this Jesus of Nazareth shall de

stroy this place, and shall change the CHAPTER VI.

Il customs which Moses delivered us. Or, rites.

15 And all that sat in the council,
For the care of the poor, seren deacons are chosen.

The number of disciples greilly multiplied. 8 ste looking steadfastly on him, saw his
phen worketh mirucles: 11 is fulsely accused of blas. face as it had been the face of an
phemy; 12 and brought before the council.

angel. a ch. 2. 41. & 4. ND in those days, a when the

CHAPTER VII. multiplied, there arose murmur

Stephen's defence. 51 He accuseth the Jews of slaying

the prophets and the Just One : 54 at which they are bch. 9. 29.& ing of the Grecians against the He- enrayed. 55 His rision of the Son of man. brews, because their widows were

is stoned to death. ech. 4. 35. neglected in the daily ministration. THEN said the high priest, Are

these things so ? titude of the disciples unto them, 2 And he said, - Men, brethren, and a ch. 22. 1. & Ex. 18. 17. and said, « It is not reason that we fa ers, hearken ; The God of glory

should leave the word of God, and appeared unto our father Abraham,
serve tables.

when he was in Mesopotamia, before
• Deut. 1. 13. 3 Wherefore, brethren, look ye out he dwelt in Charran,
ch. 1. 21. &
16. 2. 1 Tim. among you seven men of honest re-

3 And said unto him, Get thee ont Gen. 12 1. 3. 7.

port, full of the Holy Ghost and wis- of thy country, and from thy kindred,
dom, whom we may appoint over this and come into the land which I shall
business.

shew thee. I ch. 2. 42. 4 But we 'will give ourselves con- 4 Then came he out of the land of c Gen. 11. 31. tinually to prayer, and to the minis- the Chaldeans, and dwelt in Charran:

& 12. 4, 5, try of the word.

and from thence, when his father was 5 [ And the saying pleased the dead, he removed him into this land,

whole multitude : and they chose wherein ye now dwell. & ch. 11. 24. Stephen, sa man full of faith and of 5 And he gave him none inherithch, 8.5, 26. the Holy Ghost, and Philip, and ance in it, no, not so much as to set

Prochorus, and Nicanor, and Timon, his foot on : 4 yet he promised that he 1 Gen. 12. 7. 1 Rev. 2. 6, 15. and Parmenas, and Nicolas a prose- would give it to him for a possession,

15. 3, 18. & lyte of Antioch;

and to his seed after him, when as 6 Whom they set before the apos- yet he had no child. kch. 1. 24. tles: and k when they had prayed, 6 And God spake on this wise, !ch. 8. 17. & 9. 'they laid their hands on them. . That his seed should sojourn in a Gen. 15. 13,

7 And the word of God increased; strange land ; and that they should 1 Tim. 4. 14.

and the number of the disciples mul- bring them into bondage, and en

tiplied in Jerusalem greatly; and a treat them evil 'four hundred years. mch. 12. 24.

great company "of the priests were 7 And the nation to whom they Col. 1.6. obedient to the faith.

shall be in bondage will I judge, 8 1 And Stephen, full of faith and said God: and after that shall they power, did great wonders and mira- come forth, and 8 serve me in this 5 Ex. 3. 12. cles among the people.

place. 9 Then there arose certain of the 8 h And he gave him the covenant Gen. 17. 9, synagogue, which is called the syna- of circumcision : and so Abraham

i Gen. 21. 2, 3, gogue of the Libertines, and Cyreni- begat Isaac, and circumcised him ans, and Alexandrians, and of them the eighth day ; * and Isaac begat (Jen. 25. 23. of Cilicia and of Asia, disputing with Jacob; and 'Jacob begat the twelve 1 Gen. 29. Sı, Stephen. patriarchs.

&c. & 35. 18, Like 2 15. 10 And they were not able to re- 9 m And the patriarchs, moved with

m Gen, 37, 4, See Ex. 4. sist the wisdom and the spirit by envy, sold Joseph into Egypt : but

11, 28. Ps. | which he spake. God was with him,

n Gen. 39. 2, PI Kings 21. ! 11 Then they suborned men, which 10 And delivered him out of all his

21, 23. 10,13. Matt. said, We have heard him speak blas- afflictions, and gave him favour and o Gen. 41. 37. 5, 59, 60.

phemous words against Moses, and wisdom in the sight of Pharaoh king
against God.

of Egypt; and he made him governor
12 And they stirred up the people, over Egypt and all his house.
and the elders, and the scribes, and 11 P Now there came a dearth over
came upon him, and caught him, and all the land of Egypt and Canaan, and
brought him to the council,

great affliction : and our fathers found
13 And set up false witnesses, which no sustenance.

& 21. 8.

& 13. 15. &

17. 8. & 26. 3.

17. & 13. 3.

16.

2 Tim. 1. 6.

Ex. 12. 40.
Gal. 3. 17.

19. 20.

John 12. 42.

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THE ACTS.

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Deut. 10. 22. u Gen. 46. 5. w Gen 49, 33.

Ex. I. 6. x Ex. 13. 19.

Josh, 24, 32 y Gen. 23. 16. & 33. 19.

Josh. 5, 13

z Gen. 15. 13. Ver. 6.

Ps. 105. 21. 25.

bEx. 1. 22.

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Ex. 14. 21,

A. D. 33. 12 9 But when Jacob heard that wilderness of mount Sinai an angel A. D. 33

there was corn in Egypt, he sent of the Lord in a flame of fire in a
out our fathers first.

bush.
Gen. 45. 4, 16. 13 'And at the second time Joseph 31 When Moses saw it, he wonder-

was made known to his brethren ; and ed at the sight: and as he drew near
Joseph's kindred was made known un- to behold it, the voice of the Lord
to Pharaoh.

came unto him, * Gen. 45. 9, 14 • Then sent Joseph, and called 32 Saying, "I am the God of thy m Matt. 221

his father Jacob to him, and all his fathers, the God of Abraham, and
kindred, threescore and fifteen souls. the God of Isaac, and the God of

15 "So Jacob went down into Egypt, Jacob. Then Moses trembled, and
wand died, he, and our fathers, durst not behold.

16 And 'were carried over into Sy- 33 n Then said the Lord to him, Ex 15.
chem, and laid in the sepulchre that Put off thy shoes from thy feet:
Abraham bought for a sum of money for the place where thou standest is
of the sons of Emmor, the father of holy ground.
Sychem.

34 • I have seen, I have seen the Ex. 3. 1.
i7 But when ? the time of the prom- affliction of my people which is in

ise drew nigh, which God had sworn Egypt, and I have heard their groanEx. 1:7, 8, 9. to Abraham, “ the people grew and ing, and am come down to deliver multiplied in Egypt,

them. And now come, I will send
18 Till another king arose, which thee into Egypt.
knew not Joseph.

35 This Moses whom they refused,
19 The same dealt subtilely with saying, Who made thee a ruler and
our kindred, and evil entreated our a judge ? the same did God send to
fathers, so that they cast out their be a ruler and a deliverer Pby the pEx. 14.19
young children, to the end they hand of the angel which appeared | Num. 1. 16.
might not live.

to him in the bush. 20 «In which time Moses was born, 36. He brought them out, after Ex. 12 4. 01 Or, fair to and "was exceeding fair, and nour- that he had 'shewed wonders and

ished up in his father's house three signs in the land of Egypt, 'and in
months :

the Red sea, and in the wilderness Ex. 2. 3-10. 21 And when he was cast out, Pha- forty years.

raoh's daughter took him up, and nour- 37 | This is that Moses, which said 21,2,3
ished him for her own son.

unto the children of Israel, o A Proph-
22 And Moses was learned in all the et shall the Lord your God raise up

wisdom of the Egyptians, and was unto you of your brethren, I like unto Or, as EyI Luke 24. 19. 'mighty in words and in deeds.

me; *him shall ye hear.
& Ex. 2. 11, 12 23 % And when he was full forty 38 y This is he, that was in the

years old, it came into his heart to church in the wilderness with 2 2 the
visit his brethren the children of Is- angel which spake to him in the
rael.

mount Sinai, and with our fathers :
24 And seeing one of them suffer a who received the lively boracles to 2 Ex. 9,1
wrong, he defended him, and avenged give unto us :
him that was oppressed, and smote 39 To whom our fathers would not
the Egyptian :

obey, but thrust him from them, and 5 Rom3. 2
25 For he supposed his brethren in their hearts turned back again into
would have understood how that God Egypt,
by his hand would deliver them; but 40 ° Saying unto Aaron, Make us
they understood not.

gods to go before us : for as for this h Ex. 2. 13. 26 And the next day he shewed Moses, which brought us out of the

himself unto them as they strove, land of Egypt, we wot not what is
and would have set them at one become of him.
again, saying, Sirs, ye are brethren; 41 4 And they made a calf in those ? Deut1. 16.
why do ye wrong one to another? days, and offered sacrifice unto the

27 But he that did his neighbour idol, and rejoiced in the works of
wrong thrust him away, saying, their own hands.
Who made thee a ruler and a judge 42 Then God turned, and gave Pe. 81.12
over us?

them up to worship the host of E.2.2025.50
28 Wilt thou kill me, as thou didst heaven; as it is written in the book
the Egyptian yesterday?

of the prophets, < 0) ye house of Is Deat, 4. 18.
29 k Then fled Moses at this saying, rael, have ye offered to me slain
and was a stranger in the land of beasts and sacrifices by the space of Jer. 19. 18.
Midian, where he begat two sons. forty years in the wilderness?

30 ' And when forty years were ex- 43 Yea, ye took up the tabernacle
pired, there appeared to him in the of Moloch, and the star of your god

I Ex. 16. 1,3 u Deut. 1815, 18. ch. 22

I Matt. 17,5
y Ex. 19., 17.

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The death of Stephen.

THE ACTS.

The preaching of Philip.

h Er. 25. 40. & 26. 30.

Heb. 8. 5. i Josh. 3. 14.

45 Which also our fathers that AND 1 Saul was consenting unto

receired.

22. 20.

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11 Sam. 16. 1.

Ps. 89. 19. ch. 13. 22.

e Gen. 23. 2. & 50, 10.

17. I Chr. 22.

5.

11.

& 8, 20.

1 Chr. 17. 12. 12 Chr. 3. 1.

1 Kings 8.

13. Phil. 3. 6. 1 Tin. 1. 13.

ch. 11. 19.

6. & 6. 18. ch.

17. 21. FIA, 66. 1. 2.

Matt. 5. 34, 35. & 23. 22. 9 Ex. 329. & 33. 3. 19.

A. D. 33. Remphan, figures which ye made to

A. D. 34.

CHAPTER VIII.
worship them: and I will carry you The disciples are scattered abroad and preach the
away beyond Babylon.

word. 5 Philip preacheth at Samaru 9 Simon
44 Our fathers had the tabernacle the sorcerer is baptized. 14 Peter ond John are sent

to Samaria; in answer to whose prayer, and with of witness in the wilderness, as he the laying on of their hands, the Holy Ghost is given.

18 Simon offereth them money for the like power. 20 had appointed, speaking unto Moses,

Peter rebuketh him, 26 Philip is sent to teach and n that he should make it according to

to baptize the Ethiopian eunuch. the fashion that he had seen. 1 Or, haring

a ch. 7. 58. &

his death. And at that time came after brought in with !! Jesus there was a great persecution against That is,

into the possession of the Gentiles, the church which was at Jerusalem ;
k whom God drave out before the and they were all scattered abroad ch. 11. 19.
face of our fathers, unto the days of throughout the regions of Judea and
David;

Samaria, except the apostles.
46 Who found favour before God, 2 And devout men carried Stephen
2 Sam. 7.1.

and mdesired to find a tabernacle for to his burial, and made great lam-
the God of Jacob.
entation over him.

2 Sam. 3. 31. m 1 Kings 8. 47 " But Solomon built him a house. 3 As for Saul, he made havoc of a ch. 7. 58. &

9. 1, 13, 21.& 7. Ps. 132. 1, 48 How beit "the Most High dwell- the church, entering into every house,

22. 4. & 26.10, eth not in temples made with hands; and haling men and women commit11 Kings 6.1.

15. 9. Gal 1. as saith the prophet,

ted them to prison.
49 P Heaven is my throne, and earth 4 Therefore they that were scatter-

• Matt. 10. 2. is my footstool: what house will ye ed abroad went every where preach27. 2Chr. 2. build me? saith the Lord: or what ing the word. is the place of my rest?

5 Then Philip went down to the 1 ch. 6. 5.
50 Hath not my hand made all these city of Samaria, and preached Christ
things?

unto them.
51 [ Yeastiffnecked and 'uncircum- 6 And the people with one accord
cised in heart and ears, ye do always gave heed unto those things which
resist the Holy Ghost: as your fa- Philip spake, hearing and seeing the
thers did, so do ye.

miracles which he did.
52 Which of the prophets have 7 For 5 unclean spirits, crying with Mark 16. 17
not your fathers persecuted ? and loud voice, came out of many that
they have slain them which shewed were possessed with them: and many
before of the coming of 'the Just taken with palsies, and that were
One; of whom ye have been now lame, were healed.
the betrayers and murderers :

8 And there was great joy in that
53 u Who have received the law by city.
the disposition of angels, and have 9 But there was a certain man,
not kept it.

called Simon, which beforetime in
51 ? When they heard these things, the same city " used sorcery, and be- n ch. 13. 6.
they were cut to the heart, and they witched the people of Samaria, 'giv- ich. 5. 36.
gnashed on him with their teeth. ing out that himself was some great
55 But he, y being full of the Holy one:
Ghost, looked up steadfastly into

10 To whom they all gave heed, heaven, and saw the glory of God, from the least to the greatest, sayand Jesus standing on the right hand ing, This man is the great power of of God,

God.
56 And said, Behold, I see the 11 And to him they had regard,
Matt. 3. 16.

heavens opened, and the Son of because that of long time he had
man standing on the right hand of bewitched them with sorceries.
God.

12 But when they believed Philip 57 Then they cried out with a loud preaching the things * concerning the k ch. 1. 3. 01 Kings 21. voice, and stopped their ears, and ran kingdom of God, and the name of 13. Luke 4. Heb. 13. upon him with one accord,

Jesus Christ, they were baptized, both 58 And cast him out of the city, men and women.

Cand stoned him ; and the witnesses 13 Then Simon himself believed also:
Deut. 13. 9,

laid down their clothes at a young and when he was baptized, he contin-
man's feet, whose name was Saul. ued with Philip, and wondered, be-
59 And they stoned Stephen, call- holding the † miracles and signs which + Gr. signs

and great ing upon God, and saying, Lord Je- were done. Luke 23. 46. sus, 'receive my spirit.

14 Now when the apostles which
60 And he s kneeled down, and cried were at Jerusalem heard that Samaria
with a loud voice, “Lord, lay not this had received the word of God, they
sin to their charge. And when he sent unto them Peter and John:
had said this, he fell asleep.

15 Who, when they were come down,

r Lev, 26. 41.
Deut. 10. 16.
Jer. 4. 4. & 6.
10. & 9. 26.
Ez 41. 9.
• 2 Chr. 36. 16.
Matt. 21. 35.
Le 23. 34, 37.
1 Thess. 2.

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THE ACTS.

An Ethiopian eunuch baptized.

A. D. 34.

I ch. 2. 38.
m ch. 19. 2.
n Matt. 28. 19.

ch. 2. 38.
och. 10. 48. &

19. 5. Pch. 6. 6. &

19. 6. Heb. 6. 2.

sus.

ch. 18.

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9 Matt. 10. 8.
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5. 16.
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2 Tim. 2. 25.

t Heb. 12. 15.

2. 16. E... 12, 14

u Gen, 20. 7,
17. Ex. 8. 8.
Num. 21. 7.
1 Kings 13,
6. Job 42.8.
James 5. 16.

prayed for them, 'that they might re- lamb dumb before his shearer, so A. D. 34.
ceive the Holy Ghost :

opened he not his mouth :
16 For was yet he was fallen upon 33 In his humiliation his judgment
none of them: only " they were bap- was taken away: and who shall de-
tized in the name of the Lord Je- clare his generation? for his life is

taken from the earth.
17 Then Plaid they their hands on 34 And the eunuch answered Philip,
them, and they received the Holy and said, I pray thee, of whom speak-
Ghost.

eth the prophet this? of himself, or of
18 And when Simon saw that through some other man?
laying on of the apostles' hands the 35 Then Philip opened his mouth,
Holy Ghost was given, he offered aand began at the same scripture, and a Luke 2 Z.
them money,

preached unto him Jesus.
19 Saying, Give me also this power, 36 And as they went on their way,
that on whomsoever I lay hands, he they came unto a certain water: and
may receive the Holy Ghost.

the eunuch said, See, here is water;
20 But Peter said unto him, Thy what doth hinder me to be bap- och 10. 47.
money perish with thee, because tized?
9 thou hast thought that 'the gift of 37 And Philip said, “ If thou believ-
God may be purchased with money. est with all thine heart, thou may-

21 Thou hast neither part nor lot in est. And he answered and said, 'I 4 Matt. 10.29.
this matter: for thy heart is not right believe that Jesus Christ is the Son
in the sight of God.

of God.
22 Repent therefore of this thy wick- 38 And he commanded the chariot

& 3.5, 11
edness, and pray God, 'if perhaps the to stand still : and they went down
thought of thine heart may be for both into the water, both Philip and
given thee.

the eunuch; and he baptized him.
23 For I perceive that thou art in 39 And when they were come up out
'the gall of bitterness, and in the bond of the water, the Spirit of the Lord ei Kites 18.
of iniquity.

caught away Philip, that the eunuch
24 Then answered Simon, and said, saw him no more: and he went on
"Pray ye to the Lord for me, that his way rejoicing.
none of these things which ye have 40 But Philip was found at Azotus :
spoken come upon me.

and passing through he preached in
25 And they, when they had testi- all the cities, till he came to Cesarea.
fied and preached the word of the
Lord, returned to Jerusalem, and

CHAPTER IX.
preached the gospel in many villages

Saul's conrersion near Damascus. 10 Inanios bop of the Samaritans.

tizeth him. He preucheth Christ boldly. 3fter 26 And the angel of the Lord spake many days the Jews lay wait to kill him. 25 lie es

cu peth and cometh to Jerusi lemn : 29 where the Gre. unto Philip, saying, Arise, and go to

about to slay him: 30 but he is taken by the ward the south, unto the way that

brethren and sent to Tarsus, 32 Peter healets Eacas

of the pulsy; 36 und restoreth Tabithu to life.
goeth down from Jerusalem unto
Gaza, which is desert.

33.
27 And he arose and went: and, be- threatenings and slaughter
hold, *a man of Ethiopia, a eunuch of against the disciples of the Lord,
great authority under Candace queen went unto the high priest,
of the Ethiopians, who had the charge 2 And desired of him letters to Da-
of all her treasure, and y had come to mascus to the synagogues, that if he
Jerusalem for to worship,

found any of this way, whether they
28 Was returning, and sitting in his were men or women, he might bring
chariot read Esaias the prophet. them bound unto Jerusalem.
29 Then the Spirit said unto Philip, 3 And as he journeyed, he came

26.12 itur
Go near, and join thyself to this near Damascus : and suddenly there
chariot.

shined round about him a light from
30 And Philip ran thither to him, heaven:
and heard him read the prophet Esa- 4 And he fell to the earth, and heard
ias, and said, Understandest thou what a voice saying unto him, Saul, Saul,
thou readest?

'why persecutest thou me ?
31 And he said, How can I, except 5 And he said, Who art thon, Lord ?
some man should guide me? And he And the Lord said, I am Jesus whom
desired Philip that he would come up thou persecutest : d it is hard for thee, 4 ch. 5. sa.
and sit with him.

to kick against the pricks.
32 The place of the Scripture which 6 And he trembling and astonished
he read was this, . He was led as a said, Lord, . what wilt thou have me
sheep to the slaughter; and like a to do? And the Lord said unto him,

cions 90

A Nibrea fenil, yet abreathing her

a ch & S.
Gal. 1. 13.
1 Tim... 12

i Zeph. 3. 10.

y John 12. 20.

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z Is. 53. 7, 8.

Lakes, 10 cb. 257. 16. SO.

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