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ACTS.-CHAP. III.

Many of the Jews convertea Ghost, and began to speak with other | A M 4023 28 Thou hast made known to me the ways of tonguies, as the Spirit gave them utterance. M Teis life; thou shalt make me full of joy with thy

e Ma 16.17 5 And there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, c.10.16 countenance. devout men, out of every nation under heaven. robier this 29 Men and brethren, let me freely speak 6 Now I when this was noised abroad, the

unto you of the patriarch David, that he is multitude came together, and were & con- & offrou both dead and buried, and his sepulchre is founded, because that every man heard them

with us unto this day. speak in his own language.

h c.1.11. 30 Therefore being a prophet, and knowing 7 And they were all amazed and marvelled, i 1Co.1210, that God had sworn with an oath to him, saying one to another, Behold, are not all these

that of the fruit of his loins, according to the which speak - Galileans ?

c.17.20. fesh, he would raise up Christ to sit on his 8 And how hear we every man in our own

ki Th.5.7.

throne; tongue, wherein we were born ?

I Joel 2.28 31 He seeing this before spake of the resur9 Parthians, and Medes, and Elamites, and

rection of Christ, that his soul was not left in the dwellers in Mesopotamia, and in Judea, Eze 30 27. hell, neither his fiesh did see corruption. and Cappadocia, in Pontus, and Asia,

In c.2.4,9, 32 This Jesus hath God raised up, whereof 10 Phrygia, and Pamphylia, in Egypt, and i Co.12.10 e we all are witnesses. į in the parts of Libya about Cyrene, and stran- Ma 13 24. 33 ' Therefore being by the right hand of God

2Pe. 3.7,10 gers of Rome, Jews and proselytes,

exalted, and having & received of the Father 11 Cretes and Arabians, we do hear them PRU 13. the promise of the Holy Ghost, he hath shed speak in our tongues i the wonderful works

forth this, which ye now see and hear. of God.

34 For David is not ascended into the hea

9 Jn.14.10, | 12 And they were all amazed, and were in

vens: but he saith himself, The LORD I said doubt, saying one to another, , What meaneth

unto my Lord, Sit thou on my right hand,

r Ja 15. 21. this ?

35 Until I make thy foes thy footstool. i 13 Others mocking, said, These men are full

36 Therefore let all the house 1 of Israel know of new wine.

assuredly, that God hath made that same

t c.5.30 14 | But Peter, standing up with the eleven,

Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord

a Mal 27.1. lifted up his voice, and said unto them, Ye

and m Christ.

Lu.24.1. men of Judea, and all ye that dwell at Jeru

| 37 1 Now when they heard this, they were salem, be this known unto you, and hearken 0.1930. pricked " in their heart, and said untó Peter to my words:

and to the rest of the apostles, Men and bre15 For these are not drunken, as ye suppose,

thren, what shall we do ? seeing it is but the third hour of the day.

w 1 10.18 38 Then Peter said unto them, p Repent, and 16 But this is that which was 'spoken by the 1 1 16 8. be baptized every one of you in the name of prophet Joel ;

Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye 17 And it shall come to pass in the last days,

shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. saith God, I will pour out mof my Spirit upon yor, I may 39 For the promise . is unto you, and to your all flesh: and your sons and your daughters 2 2 Sa 22. children, and to all that are afar off, even as shall prophesy, and your young men shall see

many as the Lord our God shall call. visions, and your old men shall dream dreams: Pa 132. u. 40 And with many other words did he testify

18 And on my servants and on my hand - lle 6.17. and exhort, saying, Save yourselves from this maidens I will pour out in those days of my ide. untoward generation. Spirit; and they shall prophesy:

d ver 21. | 41 | Then they that gladly received his word I 19 And I will show wonders in heaven above, le Ln. 2.48 were baptized: and the same day there were and signs in the earth beneath: blood, and fire,

added unto them about three thousand souls. and vapour of smoke:

42 And they continued steadfastly in the 20 The sun shall be turned into darkness, & Jn. 167,

apostles'doctrine and fellowship, and in breakand the moon into blood, before that great

ing of bread, and in prayers. and notable day of the Lord come:

h 10.45

43 And fear came upon every soul: and many 1 21 And it shall come to pass, that whosoever

wonders and signs were done by the apostles. P shall call on the name of the Lord shall be Mac 244 44 And all that believed were together, and į saved.

1 Zee. 131. had all things common; 22 Ye men of Israel, hear these words; Jesus k05.31. | 45 And sold their possessions and goods, and of Nazareth, a man approved of God among 1 In 3.35. parted them to all men,as every man had need. you by 4 miracles and wonders and signs,

m's 29,6

| 46 And they, continuing daily with one accord which God did by him in the midst of you, as n Eze.9.16 in the temple, and breaking bread w from yer yourselves also know:

house to house, did eat their meat with glad23 ilim, being delivered by the determinate 16.30. ness and singleness of heart, counsel and foreknowledge of God, ye ' have

| 47 Praising God, and having » favour with taken, and - by wicked hands have crucified a Joel 22 all the people. And y the Lord added to the and slain :

r Ep. 213,

church daily such as should be saved. 24 Whom God hath raised up, having loos.

CHAPTER III. ed the pains of death: because it was not pos- il 10%.

I Peter preaching to the people that came to me a lage man restored to his feet, 19 sible w that he should be holden of it.

Ma 16.17 25 For David speaketh concerning him, I _ 04.32,34

la foresaw the Lord always before my face, for

exhirteur them ling repentance and faith to seek renison of their ana, and salvation

7. he is on my right hand, that I should not be 103 17. NOW Peter and John went up together into moved:

W the temple at the hour of prayer, being 26 Therefore did my heart rejoice, and my . the ninth hour. tongue was glad; moreover also my flesh | Ro.11.18 | 2 And a certain man lame from his mother's shall rest in hope:

womb was carried, whom they laid daily at 27 Because thou wilt not leave my soul in

the gate of the temple which is called Beauhell, neither wilt thou suffer thy Holy One to "Balta tiful, to ask alms of them that entered into the see corruption.

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Peter exhorteth to repentance.

ACTS.-CHAP. IV. Peter's sermon offends the rulers 3 Who seeing Peter and John about to go | 4. M. 403. thers, saying unto Abraham, And b in thy seed into the temple asked an alms.

shall all the kindreds of the earth be blessed. 4 And Peter, fastening his eyes upon him with

26 Unto you first God, having raised up his

d la 35.6. John, said, Look on us.

Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, in turning

e Jn. 10.23 5 And he gave heed unto them, expecting to

away d every one of you from his iniquities. receive something of them.

( 2 Co.3.5.

CHAPTER IV.

1 The rulers of the Jews oflended with Peter's sermon, 4 (though thousaals of the peo 6 Then Peter said, Silver and gold have I

& Mat.232 none; but such as I have give I thee: In the

b c.5.30,31. anxi that by the same Jesus only we must be eternally saved, 13 they cemaand ban name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and 1 Jn.17.i.

an! John to preach no more in that name, adding also threatening, 23 shereupon the walk.

bled, tesufial that he heard their prayer: confirming we church with ua giit of the

Holy Ghust, and with mutual love and charity. 7 And he took him by the right hand, and

AND as they spake unto the people, the lifted him up: and immediately his feet and Re. 1.5,18 A priests, and the captain of the temple, ankle bones received strength.

I Jn. 19.15. and the Sadducees, came upon them, 8 And he leaping d up stood, and walked, Mat27.17 2 Being grieved that they taught the people, and entered with them into the temple, walking, Lu.23. 16. and preached through Jesus the resurrection and leaping, and praising God.

from the dead. 9 And all the people saw him walking and P: 16.10. 3 And they laid hands on them, and put them praising God:

lin hold unto the next day : for it was now 10 And they knew that it was he which sat for 22.14.

even-tide. alms at the Beautiful gate of the temple : and nor, au | 4 Howbeit many cof them which heard the they were filled with wonder and amazement In. 1.4. word believed; and the number of the men

1 J15.11. at that which had happened unto him.

was about five thousand. 11 And as the lame man which was healed Mat 2.

5 1 And it came to pass on the morrow, that held Peter and John, all the people ran togel

Ep. 1.20

their rulers, and elders, and scribes, ther unto them in the porch that is called So- p c.232. 16 And Annas d the high priest, and Caiaphas, lomon's, greatly wondering.

and John, and Alexander, and as many as 12 | And when Peter saw it, he answered

were of the kindred of the high priest, were unto the people, Ye men of Israel, why mar- - Lo.24.41. gathered together at Jerusalem. vel ye at this ? or why look ye so earnestly

7 And when they had set them in the midst. on us, as though by our own power or holi- 0.238. they asked, By « what power, or by what name, ness we had made this man to walk ?

1 1.11629 have ye done this? 13 The God & of Abraham, and of Isaac, and

| 8 Then Peter, filled with the Holy Ghost,

a la 13.25. of Jacob, the God of our h fathers, hath glori

said unto them, Ye rulers of the people, and fied his Son Jesus; whom ye delivered up,

elders of Israel, and denied him in the presence of Pilate,

9 If we this day be examined of the good when he k was determined to let him go.

deed done to the impotent man, by what means 14 But ye denied the Holy One and the m Just,

he is made whole; and desired a murderer to be granted unto

10 Be it known unto you all, and to all the you;

y Lu. 1.70.

people of Israel, that & by the name of Jesus 15 And killed the - Prince of life, whom God

Christ of Nazareth, whom ye crucified, whom

- De. 18.15.. hath raised • from the dead; whereof P we are

God raised from the dead, eren by him doth witnesses.

this man stand here before you whole. 16 And his name through faith in his name | 11 This is the stone which was set at nought hath made this man strong, whom ye see and

of you builders, which is become the head of know: yea, the faith which is by him hath

the corner. given him this perfect soundness in the pre

12 Neither is there salvation in any other: sence of you all.

b Ge.22.18

for i there is none other name under heaven 17 And now, brethren, I wot that through ig.

given among men, whereby we must be saved.

c Mat.10.5. norance 4 ye did it, as did also your rulers. Lu.24.47. 13 | Now when they saw the boldness of Pe

18 But those r things, which God before had a 1: 5920 ter and John, and perceived that they were showed by the mouth of all his prophets, that Tit.211. unlearned and ignorant men, they marvelled; Christ should suffer, he hath so fulfilled.

| and they took knowledge of them, that they 19 Repent ye . therefore, and be converted, a or, ruler. had been with Jesus. that your sins may be a blotted out, when the

14 And beholding the man which was healed

b Mat 22.23 times of refreshing " shall come from the pre c-23.82 standing with them, they could say nothing sence of the Lord;

i against it.

cc.8.21. 20 And he w shall send Jesus Christ, which

15 But when they had commanded them to before was preached unto you:

d Jn. 19.13

go aside out of the council, they conferred 21 Whom the heaven must receive until the le Mat.21.23 among themselves, times of restitution of all things, which God

i 16 Saying, m What shall we do to these men ?

1 c.7.55. hath spoken y by the mouth of all his holy pro

for that indeed a notable miracle hath been phets since the world began.

& c.3.6,16. done by them is manifest to all themi

| done by them is manifest to all them that dwell 22 For Moses truly said unto the fathers, A h : 116.22 in Jerusalem ; and we cannot deny it. i prophet shall the Lord your God raise up | 17 But that it spread no farther among the unto you of your brethren, like unto me; him

people, let us straitly threaten them, that "they shall ye hear in all things whatsoever he shall

speak henceforth to no man in this name. say unto you.

| 18 And they called them, and commanded

k Mat 11.25 23 And it shall come to pass, that every soul, l 1 Co.1.27. them not to speak at all nor teach in the name which will not hear that prophet, shall be de 1 c.19.36. of Jesus. stroyed from among the people.

mJn11.47. | 19 But Peter and John answered and said 24 Yea, and all the prophets from Samuel

n c.5.40.

unto them, Whether it be right in the sight of and those that follow after, as many as have

o c.5.29.

God to hearken unto you more than unto spoken, have likewise foretold of these days.

God, judge ye.

Ip Je 20.9. 25 Yea are the children of the prophets, and

20 For p we cannot but speak the things of the covenant which God made with our fa-'1Jn.1.1,3. which 9 we have seen and heard.

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The disciples filled with the Holy Spirit. ACTS.-CHAP. V. Ananias and Sapphira smitten, 21 So when they had farther threatened them,4. Moment in thy heart? thou hast not lied unto men, but they let them go, finding nothing how they

iunto God. might punish them, because r of the people :/ c.6.26. 5 And Ananias hearing these words & fell for all men glorified God for that which was c2.44..46. down, and gave up the ghost : and great fear done.

2Ki. 19.15.

came on all them that heard these things. 22 For the man was above forty years old,

6 And the young men arose, wound him up, on whom this miracle of healing was showed.

P21,2

and carried him out, and buried him. 23 | And being let go, they went to their Lu.21.. 7 And it was about the space of three hours own company, and reported all that the chief

after, when his wife, not knowing what was

wc-3.18. priests and elders had said unto them.

done, came in.

x Pr2L 30. 24 And when they heard that, they lifted up 15.46.10. 8 And Peter answered unto her, Tell me their voice to God with one accord, and said,

whether ye sold the land for so much ? And Lord, thou art God, which hast made heaven,

she said, Yea, for so much. and earth, and the sea, and all that in them is:

Ep.6.19.

9 Then Peter said unto her, How is it that 25 Who by the mouth of thy servant David

c.2. 43

ye have agreed l together to tempt the Spirit hast said, Why did the heathen rage, and the 5.12 of the Lord ? behold, the feet of them which people imagine vain things ?

a c.22,4. have buried thy husband are at the door, and 26 The kings of the earth stood up, and the. - shall carry thee out.

b ver. 29. rulers were gathered together against the Lord, |

10 Then k fell she down straightway at his feet, and against his Christ.

and yielded up the ghost: and the young men 27 For of a truth against thy holy child Jesus,

came in, and found her dead, and, carrying whom thou hast anointed, both Herod, and

0.2.44.

her forth, buried her by her husband. Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles, and the peo

11 And i great fear came upon all the church, ple of Israel, were gathered together,

f Lu.1.48,

and upon as many as heard these things. 28 For w to do whatsoever thy hand and thy | 49. 12 | And by the hands of the apostles were counsel determined - before to be done.

m many signs and wonders wrought among

g Jn.1. 16. 29 And now, Lord, behold their threatenings: 1 the people; (and they were all with one accord

b ver.37. and grant unto thy servants, that with all "05.2.. in Solomon's porch. boldness they may speak thy word,

13 And of the rest durst no man join him30 By stretching forth thy hand to heal ; and

self to them: but the people magnified them. that signs and wonders may be done by the A. M. cir.

| 14 And believers were the more added to the name of thy holy child Jesus.

Lord, multitudes p both of men and women.) 31 | And when they had prayed, " the place

15 Insomuch that they brought forth the sick was shaken where they were assembled toge

9 into the streets, and laid them on beds and ther; and they were all filled with the Holy

b Lu.22.3.

couches, that at the least the shadow of Peter Ghost, and they spake the word of God with

passirig by might overshadow some of them. boldness.

* 16 There came also a multitude out of the 32 And the multitude of them that believed J ver. cities round about unto Jerusalem, bringing were of one · heart and of one soul: neither

r sick folks, and them which were vexed with

e Nu 90.2 said any of them that ought of the things which

unclean spirits: and they were healed every he possessed was his own; but d they had all

one. things common.

17 | Then the high priest rose up, and all 33 And with great power gave the apostles

they that were with him, (which is the sect of witness of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus:

Ps. 139.4.

the Sadducees,) and were filled with " indigand great grace s was upon them all.

& ver. 10,11.

nation, 34 Neither was there any among them that P2.61.9. 18 And laid their hands on the apostles, and iacked : for as many as were possessors of li Jn.19.40. put them in the common prison. lands or houses sold them, and brought the past 19 But the angel of the Lord by night opened prices of the things that were sold,

the prison doors, and brought them forth, and 35 And h Jaid them down at the apostles' feet:

said, and i distribution was made unto every man i 6.2.432 20 Go, stand and speak in the temple to the according as he had need.

people all w the words * of this life. 36 And Joses, who by the apostles was sur-1 R0.15.19. 21 And when they heard that, they entered named Barnabas, (which is, being interpreted,

into the temple early in the morning, and

n Jn. 12. 12. The son of consolation,) a Levite, and of the taught. But the high priest came, and they country of Cyprus,

o c.4.21. that were with him, and called the council 37 Having land, sold it, and brought the mo

together, and all the senate of the children of ney, and laid it at the apostles' feet.

Israel, and sent to the prison to have them CHAPTER V

brought.

22 But when the officers came, and found them not in the prison, they returned, and told,

23 Saying, The prison truly found we shut al ve, 40 and are but beaten : for which they glorify God, and cease no day from

with all safety, and the keepers standing with RUT a certain man named Ananias, with

out before the doors : but when we had opened, D Sapphira his wife, sold a possession, C.1.12 we found no man within. 2 And kept back part of the price, his wife

24 Now when the high priest and the captain also being privy to it, and · brought a certain

of the temple and the chief priests heard these part, and laid it at the apostles' feet.

things, they doubted of them whereunto this 3 But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan

w Ex.24.3

would grow. b filled thy heart i to lie to the Holy Ghost,

25 Then came one and told them, saying, and to keep • back part of the price of the

x Jn.6.63,68

Behold, the men whom ye put in prison are land ?

standing in the temple, and teaching the 4 While it remained, was it not thine own? | y c.4.5,6.

people, and after it was sold, was it not in thine own = 0.4.L. 26 Then went the captain with the officers, power? why hast thou conceived this thing | Mat.21.26 and brought them without violence: for · they

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fallen down deal, 12 and that the rest of the apostles had wrought many miracles, 14 to the increase of the inith: 17 the apostles are again inprisoned, 19 but delivered by an angel buding them to preach openly to all : 21 wher, after their teaching accordingly in the temple, 29 and before the council, 33 they are in danger to be killed, through the advice of Gamaliel, a great counsellor among the Jews, they be kept

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ACTS.-CHAP. VI., VII.

Seven deacons ordained. feared the people, lest they should have been | 4. M. civ. 1 4 But we will ' give ourselves continua ly to stoned.

A. Deir prayer, and to the ministry of the word. 27 And when they had brought them, they

5 | And the saying pleased the whole multiset them before the council: and the highl. m tude: and they chose Stephen, a man full sur priest asked them,

faith and of the Holy Ghost, and h Philip. and 28 Saying, Did not we straitly command

Prochorus, and Nicanor, and Timon, and Par. you that ye should not teach in this name?

menas, and i Nicolas a proselyte of Antioch: and, bebold, ye have filled Jerusalem with IP 24 6 Whom they set before the apostles : and your doctrine, and intend to bring this man's r Ph.2.9. when they had prayed, they laid their hands blood upon us.

gh 96.

on them.

h Mat 1.1 29 | Then Peter and the other apostles an

7 | And the word of God increased; and

I La 24. 47. swered and said, We dought to obey God | 624. the number of the disciples multiplied in Jererather than men.

k c.7.54. salem greatly; and a great company of the 30 The God of our fathers raised up Jesus, 1 c.223. priests m were obedient to the faith. whom ye slew and hanged on a tree.

81 And Stephen, full of faith and power, did 31 Him hath God exalted ' with his right hand

great wonders and miracles among the people. to be a & Prince and a Saviour, for to give

9 Then there arose certain of the synagogue, repentance to Israel, and forgiveness of sins. In or, bien which is called the synagogue of the Liber

32 And we are his witnesses i of these things; lieved tines, and Cyrenians, and Alexandrians, and and so is also the Holy Ghost, whom God

of them of Cilicia and of Asia, disputing with hath given to them that obey him.

33 | When they heard that, they were cut | 10 And they were not able to resist the visto the heart, and took counsel to slay them. T'i Co.1.25. dom and the spirit by which he spake.

34 Then stood there up one in the council, 23 | 11 Then they suborned men, which said, a Pharisee, named Gamaliel, a doctor of the Mat.10.17 We have heard him speak blasphemous words law, had in reputation among all the people, 10.1.B. against Moses, and against God. and commanded to put the apostles forth a 20.12.18. | 12 And they stirred up the people, and the el. little space;

ders, and the scribes, and came upon him, and 35 And said unto them, Ye men of Israel, 1P 4.13.. caught him, and brought him to the council, take heed to yourselves what ye intend to do Iv 2014 2. | 13 And set up false witnesses, which said, as touching these men.

A M. 4035 This man ceaseth not to speak blasphemous 36 For before these days mrose up Theudas,

words against this holy place, and the law: boasting himself to be somebody; to whom a 11.20. 14 For p we have heard him say, that this number of men, about four hundred, joined c.4.35. Jesus of Nazareth shall a destroy this place,

c Ex 18.17 themselves: who was slain; and all, as many 26.." and shall change the 'customs which Moses as " obeyed him, were scattered, and brought | De.1.13 delivered us. to nought.

15 And all that sat in the council, looking 37 After this man rose up Judas of Galilee in

steadfastly on him, saw his * face as it had been the days of the taxing, and drew away much

the face of an angel. people after him: he also perished; and all,

CHAPTER VII. even as many as obeyed him, were dispersed.

38 And now I say unto you, Refrain from these men, and let them alone: p for if this

& c.11.24. counsel or this work be of men, it will come to

b c.8.5,26. nought:

THEN said the high priest, Are these things 39 But if ait be of God, ye cannot overthrow i Re. 26,15 it; lest haply ye be found even to fight against |21.4.1 2 And he said, - Men, brethren, and fathers, God.

| ke 9.17. lhearken; The God of glory appeared unto 40 And to him they agreed: and when they 17.4.14. our father Abraham, when he was in Mesohad called the apostles, and beaten them,

potamia, before he dwelt in Charran, they commanded that they should not speak 1 14.55.11. 13 And said unto him, Get thee out of thy in the name of Jesus, and let them go.

country, and from thy kindred, and come into 41 | And they departed from the presence in Ps. 132 9, the land which I shall show thee. of the council, rejoicing " that they were

4 Then came he out of the land of the Chalcounted worthy to suffer shame for his name. - 10.21.15. deans, and dweltin Charran: and from thence,

42 And daily in the temple, and in every 0 2X1 21.10, | when his father was dead, he removed him into house, they ceased not to teach and preach Mat 25. this land, wherein ye now dwell. Jesus Christ.

| 5 And he gave him none inheritance in it, no,

pc.3.8. CHAPTER VI.

not so much as to set his foot on: yet he proq Da.9.26.

mised - that he would give it to him for a passession, and to his seed after him, when as yet

he had no child. AND in those days, when the number of a c.221. 6 And God spake on this wise, That his 11 the disciples was multiplied, there arose a v Ge.121. seed should sojourn in a strange land; and murmuring of the Grecians a against the He: Ge. 12.5. that they should bring them into bondage, brews, because their widows were neglected a Ge. 13.15 and entreat them evil four hundred years. in the daily ministration.

| 7 And the nation to whom they shall be in 2 Then the twelve called the multitude of the

bondage will I judge, said God: and after disciples unto them, and said, It is not reason 42.**.*, that shall they come forth, and serve : me in that we should leave the word of God, and & Ex.3. 12. this place. serve tables.

h Ge. 17.9.. | 8 And“ he gave him the covenant of circum3 Wherefore, brethren, look dye out among

w cision: and so i Abraham begat Isaac, and you seven men of e honest report, full of the list circumcised him the eighth day; and Isaac Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may ap

i Ge. 21. 1..4

i begat Jacob; and Jacob begat the twelve

k Ge 2.32 point over this business.

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Stephen answers in his defence, ACTS.-CHAP. VII. and rehearses the history of Israel.

9 | And the patriarchs, moved with lenvy, 14. m, 1035 | shoes from thy feet: for the place where thou sold Joseph into Egypt: but m God was with o standest is holy ground. him,

34 I have seen, I have seen the affliction of 10 And delivered him out of all his afflictions, m Ge.30.%, my people which is in Egypt, and I have heard and gave him favour and wisdom in the sight

their groaning, and am come down to deliver of Pharaoh king of Egypt; and he made him " Ge. 41.40. them. And now come, I will send thee into

o Ge. 41.54. governor over Egypt and all his house.

Egypt. 11 Now there came a dearth over all the p Ge. 12.1,2. 35 This Moses whom they refused, saying, land of Egypt and Chanaan, and great afflic 45.4,16 Who made thee a ruler and a judge ? the tion: and our fathers found no sustenance.

same did God send to be a ruler and a deli

De 10.22. 12 But p when Jacob heard that there was

verer by the hand of the angel which ap

Jos. 2.32 corn in Egypt, he sent out our fathers first.

1 Ex.1.7..9.

peared to him in the bush. 13 And at the second time Joseph 9 was made

36 He brought thein out, after ' that he had known to his brethren; and Joseph's kindred

du Ex. 1.2

showed wonders and signs in the land of

r Ex. 22, was made known unto Pharaoh."

Egypt, and in the Red sea, and in the wilder14 Then sent Joseph, and called his father

wor, fair to

ness forty & years. Jacob to him, and all his kindred, threescore | 37 | This is that Moses, which said unto the

x Ex.2.10. and fifteen souls.

children of Israel, A prophet shall the Lord

y Lu.24.19. 15 So Jacob went down into Egypt, and died,

your God raise up unto you of your brethren, he, and our fathers,

Ex.2.11,

i like unto me; him shall ye hear. 16 And were carried over into Sychem, and

a or, Nore.

38 This k is he, that was in the church in the laid in the sepulchre that Abraham bought for

wilderness with the angel which spake to him a sum of money of the sons of Emmor the

m in the mount Sina, and with our fathers: who father of Sychem.

c Mat.22.32 " received the lively oracles to give unto us : 17 | But when the time of the promise drew

39 To whom our fathers would not obey, but nigh, which God had sworn to Abraham, the

thrust him from them, and in their hearts turnpeople i grew and multiplied in Egypt,

ed back again into Egypt, 18 Till another king arose, which knew not

40 Saying P unto Aaron, Make us gods to go Joseph.

• Ex. 14.19 before us: for as for this Moses, which brought 19 The same dealt subtly with our kindred, i us out of the land of Egypt, we wot not what and evil entreated our fathers, so that they | 9,10,11,11 is become of him. cast out their young children, to the end they & Ex.16.35. 41 And they made a calfa in those days, and might not live.

De.19.15, offered sacrifice unto the idol, and rejoiced in 20 In which time Moses " was born, and was 2.3.2. the works of their own hands. w exceeding fair, and nourished up in his fa- ior, 28 my. 42 Then God turned, and gave them up to

self. ther's house three months:

j Mat. 17.6. / worship the • host of heaven; as it is written 21 And when he was cast out, Pharaoh's lk 1.92 in the book of the prophets, O ye house of daughter took him up, and nourished him 113.63.9. Israel, have ye offered to me slain beasts and for her own son.

sacrifices by the space of forty years in the 22 And Moses was learned in all the wisdom £x 19.3, wilderness ? of the Egyptians, and s was mighty in words In De: 5.27, | 43 Yea, ye took up the tabernacle of Moloch, and in deeds.

and the star of your god Remphan, figures 23 And 2 when he was full forty years old,

o Ro.3.2

which ye made to worship them : and I will it came into his heart to visit his brethren the p Ex.321. carry you away beyond Babylon. children of Israel.

De 9.16.

44 | Our fathers had the tabernacle of witness 24 And seeing one of them suffer wrong, he

in the wilderness, as he had appointed," speakdefended him, and avenged him that was op-IP3.81.12. ing unto Moses, that he should make it acpressed, and smote the Egyptian:

cording to the fashion that he had seen. * 25 - For he supposed his brethren would have 2K1:17:16. 45 Which w also our fathers * that came after understood how that God by his hand would

brought in with Jesus into the possession of deliver them: but they understood not.

the Gentiles, whom God drave out before the 20 And the next day he showed himself unto u or, who face of our fathers, unto the days of David ;

spoke. them as they strove, and would have set them

| 46 Who found favour - before God, and deat one again, saying, Sirs, ye are brethren ;

sired « to find a tabernacle for the God of why do ye wrong one to another ?

Jacob. 27 But he that did his neighbour wrong thrust

47 But Solomon built him a house. him away, saying, Who made thee a ruler and having, 48 € Howbeit the Most High dwelleth not in a judge over us?

temples made with hands; as saith the prophet, 28 Wilt thou kill me, as thou didst the Egyp-N 1.2. 49 Heaven dis my throne, and earth is my tian yesterday?

footstool : what house will ye build me? saith

z 1 Sa. 16.1. 29 Then fied Moses at this saying, and was

the Lord : or what is the place of my rest ? a stranger in the land of Madian, where heel 50 Hath not my hand made all these things ? begat two sons.

51 Ye e stiff-necked and funcircumcised in 30 And b when forty years were expired,

8.20.

heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy there appeared to him in the wilderness of c.11.22. Ghost : as your fathers did, so do ye. mount Sina an angel of the Lord in a flame la 66.1.2. 52 Which of the prophets have not your saof fire in a bush.

e Ex 32.9.

thers persecuted ? and they have slain them 31 When Moses saw it, he wondered at the 1s.48.4. which showed before of the coming of the sight: and as he drew near to behold it, the

Just One; of whom ye have been now the voice of the Lord came unto him,

betrayers and murderers: 32 Saying, I am the God of thy fathers, the

53 Who have received the law by i the dispoGod of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and 1 Th.2 15. sition of angels, and have not kept it. the God of Jacob. Then Moses trembled, and b c.3 14. | 54 | When they heard these things, they durst not behold.

i Ga 3. 19. were cut to the heart, and they gnashed on 33 Then said the Lord to him, Put d off thy 10.5.3. him with their teeth.

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