They answered and said unto him, If he were not a malefactor, we would not have delivered him up unto thee.
we handed over
Jesus answered, My kingdom is not of this world: if my kingdom were of this world, then would my servants fight, that I should not be delivered to the Jews: but now is my kingdom not from hence.
I might not be handed over
Whose soever sins ye remit, they are remitted unto them; [and] whose soever [sins] ye retain, they are retained.
they are forgiven
they are retained
And they were all amazed, and were in doubt, saying one to another, What meaneth this?
they were being astonished
And it shall come to pass, [that] whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved.
he might name-claim
Until I make thy foes thy footstool.
For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, [even] as many as the Lord our God shall call.
he might call toward [him]
And sold their possessions and goods, and parted them to all [men,] as every man had need.
Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord;
For Moses truly said unto the fathers, A prophet shall the Lord your God raise up unto you of your brethren, like unto me; him shall ye hear in all things whatsoever he shall say unto you.
And it shall come to pass, [that] every soul, which will not hear that prophet, shall be destroyed from among the people.
And laid [them] down at the apostles' feet: and distribution was made unto every man according as he had need.
it was being distributed
Now when the high priest and the captain of the temple and the chief priests heard these things, they doubted of them whereunto this would grow.
priestly division managers
And said unto him, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and come into the land which I shall shew thee.
And he said, How can I, except some man should guide me? And he desired Philip that he would come up and sit with him.
Now while Peter doubted in himself what this vision which he had seen should mean, behold, the men which were sent from Cornelius had made enquiry for Simon's house, and stood before the gate,
they stood close
That the residue of men might seek after the Lord, and all the Gentiles, upon whom my name is called, saith the Lord, who doeth all these things.
it is name-claimed
Then certain philosophers of the Epicureans, and of the Stoicks, encountered him. And some said, What will this babbler say? other some, He seemeth to be a setter forth of strange gods: because he preached unto them Jesus, and the resurrection.
For thou bringest certain strange things to our ears: we would know therefore what these things mean.
And when Paul was now about to open [his] mouth, Gallio said unto the Jews, If it were a matter of wrong or wicked lewdness, O [ye] Jews, reason would that I should bear with you:
Then the chief captain came near, and took him, and commanded [him] to be bound with two chains; and demanded who he was, and what he had done.
And Paul said, I would to God, that not only thou, but also all that hear me this day, were both almost, and altogether such as I am, except these bonds.
God forbid: yea, let God be true, but every man a liar; as it is written, That thou mightest be justified in thy sayings, and mightest overcome when thou art judged.
it has been written
you may be made just
For he saith to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion.
And as Esaias said before, Except the Lord of Sabaoth had left us a seed, we had been as Sodoma, and been made like unto Gomorrha.
For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.
he might name-claim
That ye receive her in the Lord, as becometh saints, and that ye assist her in whatsoever business she hath need of you: for she hath been a succourer of many, and of myself also.
you might accept with foresight
Which none of the princes of this world knew: for had they known [it,] they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.
they put on public display
Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and will make manifest the counsels of the hearts: and then shall every man have praise of God.
he will make conspicuous
it will be(come)
Defraud ye not one the other, except [it be] with consent for a time, that ye may give yourselves to fasting and prayer; and come together again, that Satan tempt you not for your incontinency.
you might come together
After the same manner also [he took] the cup, when he had supped, saying, This cup is the new testament in my blood: this do ye, as oft as ye drink [it,] in remembrance of me.
in the same manner
For as often as ye eat this bread, and drink [this] cup, ye do shew the Lord's death till he come.
Wherefore whosoever shall eat this bread, and drink this cup of the Lord, unworthily, shall be guilty of the body and blood of the Lord.
For if we would judge ourselves, we should not be judged.
we were appreciating
we were being judged
And if any man hunger, let him eat at home; that ye come not together unto condemnation. And the rest will I set in order when I come.
you might come together
Ye know that ye were Gentiles, carried away unto these dumb idols, even as ye were led.
you were being brought
For he must reign, till he hath put all enemies under his feet.
Upon the first [day] of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as [God] hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come.
they might be(come)
Nevertheless when it shall turn to the Lord, the vail shall be taken away.
That I may not seem as if I would terrify you by letters.
I speak as concerning reproach, as though we had been weak. Howbeit whereinsoever any is bold, (I speak foolishly,) I am bold also.
For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.
[Is] the law then against the promises of God? God forbid: for if there had been a law given which could have given life, verily righteousness should have been by the law.
Where is then the blessedness ye spake of? for I bear you record, that, if [it had been] possible, ye would have plucked out your own eyes, and have given them to me.
I have confidence in you through the Lord, that ye will be none otherwise minded: but he that troubleth you shall bear his judgment, whosoever he be.
For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these are contrary the one to the other: so that ye cannot do the things that ye would.
Him therefore I hope to send presently, so soon as I shall see how it will go with me.
And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, [do] all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.
But we were gentle among you, even as a nurse cherisheth her children:
But to which of the angels said he at any times, Sit on my right hand, until I make thine enemies thy footstool?
For if Jesus had given them rest, then would he not afterward have spoken of another day.
For if he were on earth, he should not be a priest, seeing that there are priests that offer gifts according to the law:
of those offering
For if that first [covenant] had been faultless, then should no place have been sought for the second.
For then would they not have ceased to be offered? because that the worshippers once purged should have had no more conscience of sins.
And truly, if they had been mindful of that [country] from whence they came out, they might have had opportunity to have returned.
Behold also the ships, which though [they be] so great, and [are] driven of fierce winds, yet are they turned about with a very small helm, whithersoever the governor listeth.
Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God.
But whoso keepeth his word, in him verily is the love of God perfected: hereby know we that we are in him.
They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would [no doubt] have continued with us: but [they went out,] that they might be made manifest that they were not all of us.
they had stayed
you might be made conspicuous
But whoso hath this world's good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels [of compassion] from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him?
Whosoever shall confess that Jesus is the Son of God, God dwelleth in him, and he in God.
But that which ye have [already] hold fast till I come.
These are they which were not defiled with women; for they are virgins. These are they which follow the Lamb whithersoever he goeth. These were redeemed from among men, [being] the firstfruits unto God and to the Lamb.
they were bought