For these things were done, that the scripture should be fulfilled, A bone of him shall not be broken.
And after this Joseph of Arimathaea, being a disciple of Jesus, but secretly for fear of the Jews, besought Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus: and Pilate gave [him] leave. He came therefore, and took the body of Jesus.
There were together Simon Peter, and Thomas called Didymus, and Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, and the [sons] of Zebedee, and two other of his disciples.
And he said unto them, Cast the net on the right side of the ship, and ye shall find. They cast therefore, and now they were not able to draw it for the multitude of fishes.
And the other disciples came in a little ship; (for they were not far from land, but as it were two hundred cubits,) dragging the net with fishes.
Jesus saith unto them, Bring of the fish which ye have now caught.
And, being assembled together with [them,] commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father, which, [saith he,] ye have heard of me.
And when he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was taken up; and a cloud received him out of their sight.
Which also said, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven? this same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven.
having been taken up
Then returned they unto Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is from Jerusalem a sabbath day's journey.
of being called
Beginning from the baptism of John, unto that same day that he was taken up from us, must one be ordained to be a witness with us of his resurrection.
And there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, devout men, out of every nation under heaven.
And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God,I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams:
they will prophesy
And on my servants and on my handmaidens I will pour out in those days of my Spirit; and they shall prophesy:
they will prophesy
Ye men of Israel, hear these words; Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved of God among you by miracles and wonders and signs, which God did by him in the midst of you, as ye yourselves also know:
And with many other words did he testify and exhort, saying, Save yourselves from this untoward generation.
he was calling to witness throughout
he was near-calling
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;
Whom the heaven must receive until the times of restitution of all things, which God hath spoken by the mouth of all his holy prophets since the world began.
Yea, and all the prophets from Samuel and those that follow after, as many as have spoken, have likewise foretold of these days.
they expounded beforehand
Unto you first God, having raised up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, in turning away every one of you from his iniquities.
lavishing with welfare
And Joses, who by the apostles was surnamed Barnabas, (which is, being interpreted, The son of consolation,) a Levite, [and] of the country of Cyprus,
with interpretation being
And kept back [part] of the price, his wife also being privy [to it,] and brought a certain part, and laid [it] at the apostles' feet.
But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and to keep back [part] of the price of the land?
And now I say unto you, Refrain from these men, and let them alone: for if this counsel or this work be of men, it will come to nought:
it will be dismantled
And they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name.
they were traveling
they were considered befitting
to be disrespected
Then there arose certain of [the synagogue,] which is called the synagogue of the Libertines, and Cyrenians, and Alexandrians, and of them of Cilicia and of Asia, disputing with Stephen.
of community center
Which also our fathers that came after brought in with Jesus into the possession of the Gentiles, whom God drave out before the face of our fathers, unto the days of David;
having been passed on
To whom they all gave heed, from the least to the greatest, saying, This man is the great power of God.
they were heeding
Repent therefore of this thy wickedness, and pray God, if perhaps the thought of thine heart may be forgiven thee.
it will be forgiven
And the angel of the Lord spake unto Philip, saying, Arise, and go toward the south unto the way that goeth down from Jerusalem unto Gaza, which is desert.
In his humiliation his judgment was taken away: and who shall declare his generation? for his life is taken from the earth.
he will give a thorough account
Then Philip opened his mouth, and began at the same scripture, and preached unto him Jesus.
And as he journeyed, he came near Damascus: and suddenly there shined round about him a light from heaven:
And Saul arose from the earth; and when his eyes were opened, he saw no man: but they led him by the hand, and brought [him] into Damascus.
leading by hand
Then Ananias answered, Lord, I have heard by many of this man, how much evil he hath done to thy saints at Jerusalem:
And immediately there fell from his eyes as it had been scales: and he received sight forthwith, and arose, and was baptized.
he regained sight
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
Then called he them in, and lodged [them.] And on the morrow Peter went away with them, and certain brethren from Joppa accompanied him.
they went together
And Cornelius said, Four days ago I was fasting until this hour; and at the ninth hour I prayed in my house, and, behold, a man stood before me in bright clothing,
That word, [I say,] ye know, which was published throughout all Judaea, and began from Galilee, after the baptism which John preached;
the one/thing becoming
How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him.
And, behold, immediately there were three men already come unto the house where I was, sent from Caesarea unto me.
they stood close
Now they which were scattered abroad upon the persecution that arose about Stephen travelled as far as Phenice, and Cyprus, and Antioch, preaching the word to none but unto the Jews only.
And in these days came prophets from Jerusalem unto Antioch.
Now about that time Herod the king stretched forth [his] hands to vex certain of the church.
When they were past the first and the second ward, they came unto the iron gate that leadeth unto the city; which opened to them of his own accord: and they went out, and passed on through one street; and forthwith the angel departed from him.
they went outside of it
And when she knew Peter's voice, she opened not the gate for gladness, but ran in, and told how Peter stood before the gate.
she messaged from
And when Herod had sought for him, and found him not, he examined the keepers, and commanded that [they] should be put to death. And he went down from Judaea to Caesarea, and [there] abode.
And Herod was highly displeased with them of Tyre and Sidon: but they came with one accord to him, and, having made Blastus the king's chamberlain their friend, desired peace; because their country was nourished by the king's [country. ]
But Elymas the sorcerer (for so is his name by interpretation) withstood them, seeking to turn away the deputy from the faith.
he was resisting
it is with interpretation
Now when Paul and his company loosed from Paphos, they came to Perga in Pamphylia: and John departing from them returned to Jerusalem.
But when they departed from Perga, they came to Antioch in Pisidia, and went into the synagogue on the sabbath day, and sat down.
Of this man's seed hath God according to [his] promise raised unto Israel a Saviour, Jesus:
And when they had fulfilled all that was written of him, they took [him] down from the tree, and laid [him] in a sepulchre.
having been written
And he was seen many days of them which came up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are his witnesses unto the people.
And by him all that believe are justified from all things, from which ye could not be justified by the law of Moses.
to be made just
he is made just
But the Jews stirred up the devout and honourable women, and the chief men of the city, and raised persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and expelled them out of their coasts.
And saying, Sirs, why do ye these things? We also are men of like passions with you, and preach unto you that ye should turn from these vanities unto the living God, which made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all things that are therein:
And there came thither [certain] Jews from Antioch and Iconium, who persuaded the people, and, having stoned Paul, drew [him] out of the city, supposing he had been dead.
And certain men which came down from Judaea taught the brethren, [and said,] Except ye be circumcised after the manner of Moses, ye cannot be saved.
they were teaching
But there rose up certain of the sect of the Pharisees which believed, saying, That it was needful to circumcise them, and to command [them] to keep the law of Moses.
And when there had been much disputing, Peter rose up, and said unto them, Men [and] brethren, ye know how that a good while ago God made choice among us, that the Gentiles by my mouth should hear the word of the gospel, and believe.
Known unto God are all his works from the beginning of the world.
Wherefore my sentence is, that we trouble not them, which from among the Gentiles are turned to God:
to bring close to internal disturbance
But that we write unto them, that they abstain from pollutions of idols, and [from] fornication, and [from] things strangled, and [from] blood.
And after they had tarried [there] a space, they were let go in peace from the brethren unto the apostles.
they were discharged
But Paul thought not good to take him with them, who departed from them from Pamphylia, and went not with them to the work.
he was considering befitting
to take close along
And the contention was so sharp between them, that they departed asunder one from the other: and so Barnabas took Mark, and sailed unto Cyprus;
Therefore loosing from Troas, we came with a straight course to Samothracia, and the next day to Neapolis;
And this did she many days. But Paul, being grieved, turned and said to the spirit, I command thee in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her. And he came out the same hour.
And he took them the same hour of the night, and washed [their] stripes; and was baptized, he and all his, straightway.
And Paul, as his manner was, went in unto them, and three sabbath days reasoned with them out of the scriptures,
having become accustomed
But when the Jews of Thessalonica had knowledge that the word of God was preached of Paul at Berea, they came thither also, and stirred up the people.
it was expounded
That they should seek the Lord, if haply they might feel after him, and find him, though he be not far from every one of us:
And found a certain Jew named Aquila, born in Pontus, lately come from Italy, with his wife Priscilla; (because that Claudius had commanded all Jews to depart from Rome:) and came unto them.
And when Silas and Timotheus were come from Macedonia, Paul was pressed in the spirit, and testified to the Jews [that] Jesus [was] Christ.
calling to witness throughout
And when they opposed themselves, and blasphemed, he shook [his] raiment, and said unto them, Your blood [be] upon your own heads; I [am] clean: from henceforth I will go unto the Gentiles.
And he drave them from the judgment seat.
But bade them farewell, saying, I must by all means keep this feast that cometh in Jerusalem: but I will return again unto you, if God will. And he sailed from Ephesus.
But when divers were hardened, and believed not, but spake evil of that way before the multitude, he departed from them, and separated the disciples, disputing daily in the school of one Tyrannus.
they were discordant
So that from his body were brought unto the sick handkerchiefs or aprons, and the diseases departed from them, and the evil spirits went out of them.
to be carried to
to have broken out
Then certain of the vagabond Jews, exorcists, took upon them to call over them which had evil spirits the name of the Lord Jesus, saying, We adjure you by Jesus whom Paul preacheth.
And we sailed away from Philippi after the days of unleavened bread, and came unto them to Troas in five days; where we abode seven days.
And there sat in a window a certain young man named Eutychus, being fallen into a deep sleep: and as Paul was long preaching, he sunk down with sleep, and fell down from the third loft, and was taken up dead.
the overcome one
And from Miletus he sent to Ephesus, and called the elders of the church.
And when they were come to him, he said unto them, Ye know, from the first day that I came into Asia, after what manner I have been with you at all seasons,
Wherefore I take you to record this day, that I [am] pure from the blood of all [men. ]
I call to witness
And it came to pass, that after we were gotten from them, and had launched, we came with a straight course unto Coos, and the [day] following unto Rhodes, and from thence unto Patara:
And when we had finished [our] course from Tyre, we came to Ptolemais, and saluted the brethren, and abode with them one day.
And as we tarried [there] many days, there came down from Judaea a certain prophet, named Agabus.
There went with us also [certain] of the disciples of Caesarea, and brought with them one Mnason of Cyprus, an old disciple, with whom we should lodge.
And they are informed of thee, that thou teachest all the Jews which are among the Gentiles to forsake Moses, saying that they ought not to circumcise [their] children, neither to walk after the customs.
And when the seven days were almost ended, the Jews which were of Asia, when they saw him in the temple, stirred up all the people, and laid hands on him,
And when I could not see for the glory of that light, being led by the hand of them that were with me, I came into Damascus.
I was looking at
being led by hand
of those together with
And they gave him audience unto this word, and [then] lifted up their voices, and said, Away with such a [fellow] from the earth: for it is not fit that he should live.
Then straightway they departed from him which should have examined him: and the chief captain also was afraid, after he knew that he was a Roman, and because he had bound him.
On the morrow, because he would have known the certainty wherefore he was accused of the Jews, he loosed him from [his] bands, and commanded the chief priests and all their council to appear, and brought Paul down, and set him before them.
priestly division managers
But do not thou yield unto them: for there lie in wait for him of them more than forty men, which have bound themselves with an oath, that they will neither eat nor drink till they have killed him: and now are they ready, looking for a promise from thee.
they made a public spectacle of
accepting with foresight
And he called unto [him] two centurions, saying, Make ready two hundred soldiers to go to Caesarea, and horsemen threescore and ten, and spearmen two hundred, at the third hour of the night;
calling toward [him]
they might travel
general purpose soldiers
And when the governor had read [the letter,] he asked of what province he was. And when he understood that [he was] of Cilicia;