Now there stood by the cross of Jesus his mother, and his mother's sister, Mary the [wife] of Cleophas, and Mary Magdalene.
they had gathered
Now there was set a vessel full of vinegar: and they filled a spunge with vinegar, and put [it] upon hyssop, and put [it] to his mouth.
But when they came to Jesus, and saw that he was dead already, they brake not his legs:
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.
And there came also Nicodemus, which at the first came to Jesus by night, and brought a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about an hundred pound [weight. ]
Now in the place where he was crucified there was a garden; and in the garden a new sepulchre, wherein was never man yet laid.
he was put on public display
The first [day] of the week cometh Mary Magdalene early, when it was yet dark, unto the sepulchre, and seeth the stone taken away from the sepulchre.
So they ran both together: and the other disciple did outrun Peter, and came first to the sepulchre.
But Mary stood without at the sepulchre weeping: and as she wept, she stooped down, [and looked] into the sepulchre,
she had "gathered"
Jesus saith unto her, Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended to my Father: but go to my brethren, and say unto them, I ascend unto my Father, and your Father; and [to] my God, and your God.
But Thomas, one of the twelve, called Didymus, was not with them when Jesus came.
The other disciples therefore said unto him, We have seen the Lord. But he said unto them, Except I shall see in his hands the print of the nails, and put my finger into the print of the nails, and thrust my hand into his side, I will not believe.
But these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name.
it has been written
you would believe
After these things Jesus shewed himself again to the disciples at the sea of Tiberias; and on this wise shewed he [himself. ]
he made conspicuous
he made conspicuous
But when the morning was now come, Jesus stood on the shore: but the disciples knew not that it was Jesus.
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, Come [and] dine. And none of the disciples durst ask him, Who art thou? knowing that it was the Lord.
Verily, verily, I say unto thee, When thou wast young, thou girdedst thyself, and walkedst whither thou wouldest: but when thou shalt be old, thou shalt stretch forth thy hands, and another shall gird thee, and carry [thee] whither thou wouldest not.
This spake he, signifying by what death he should glorify God. And when he had spoken this, he saith unto him, Follow me.
Then Peter, turning about, seeth the disciple whom Jesus loved following; which also leaned on his breast at supper, and said, Lord, which is he that betrayeth thee?
Peter seeing him saith to Jesus, Lord, and what [shall] this man [do? ]
And there are also many other things which Jesus did, the which, if they should be written every one, I suppose that even the world itself could not contain the books that should be written. Amen.
it might be written
For John truly baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost not many days hence.
And he said unto them, It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father hath put in his own power.
And there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, devout men, out of every nation under heaven.
Now when this was noised abroad, the multitude came together, and were confounded, because that every man heard them speak in his own language.
And they were all amazed and marvelled, saying one to another, Behold, are not all these which speak Galilaeans?
they were being astonished
And they were all amazed, and were in doubt, saying one to another, What meaneth this?
they were being astonished
Others mocking said, These men are full of new wine.
But Peter, standing up with the eleven, lifted up his voice, and said unto them, Ye men of Judaea, and all [ye] that dwell at Jerusalem, be this known unto you, and hearken to my words:
Therefore did my heart rejoice, and my tongue was glad; moreover also my flesh shall rest in hope:
For David is not ascended into the heavens: but he saith himself, The LORD said unto my Lord, Sit thou on my right hand,
Now when they heard [this,] they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men [and] brethren, what shall we do?
Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
And they continued stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.
And fear came upon every soul: and many wonders and signs were done by the apostles.
And all that believed were together, and had all things common;
Praising God, and having favour with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved.
Now Peter and John went up together into the temple at the hour of prayer, [being] the ninth [hour. ]
And Peter, fastening his eyes upon him with John, said, Look on us.
And he gave heed unto them, expecting to receive something of them.
Then Peter said, Silver and gold have I none; but such as I have give I thee: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk.
And he took him by the right hand, and lifted [him] up: and immediately his feet and ancle bones received strength.
they were solidified
And as the lame man which was healed held Peter and John, all the people ran together unto them in the porch that is called Solomon's, greatly wondering.
And when Peter saw [it,] he answered unto the people, Ye men of Israel, why marvel ye at this? or why look ye so earnestly on us, as though by our own power or holiness we had made this man to walk?
to having made
But ye denied the Holy One and the Just, and desired a murderer to be granted unto you;
to be handed over
And killed the Prince of life, whom God hath raised from the dead; whereof we are witnesses.
But those things, which God before had shewed by the mouth of all his prophets, that Christ should suffer, he hath so fulfilled.
he expounded beforehand
And it shall come to pass, [that] every soul, which will not hear that prophet, shall be destroyed from among the people.
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
And as they spake unto the people, the priests, and the captain of the temple, and the Sadducees, came upon them,
they stood close
Howbeit many of them which heard the word believed; and the number of the men was about five thousand.
And it came to pass on the morrow, that their rulers, and elders, and scribes,
Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men, they marvelled; and they took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus.
And beholding the man which was healed standing with them, they could say nothing against it.
having made to stand
to speak against
But when they had commanded them to go aside out of the council, they conferred among themselves,
But Peter and John answered and said unto them, Whether it be right in the sight of God to hearken unto you more than unto God, judge ye.
So when they had further threatened them, they let them go, finding nothing how they might punish them, because of the people: for all [men] glorified God for that which was done.
they were "glorifying"
to the having become
And being let go, they went to their own company, and reported all that the chief priests and elders had said unto them.
they messaged from
priestly division managers
And when they heard that, they lifted up their voice to God with one accord, and said, Lord, thou [art] God, which hast made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all that in them is:
And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul: neither said any [of them] that ought of the things which he possessed was his own; but they had all things common.
And laid [them] down at the apostles' feet: and distribution was made unto every man according as he had need.
it was being distributed
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
But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,
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 Ananias hearing these words fell down, and gave up the ghost: and great fear came on all them that heard these things.
And the young men arose, wound him up, and carried [him] out, and buried [him. ]
And it was about the space of three hours after, when his wife, not knowing what was done, came in.
And Peter answered unto her, Tell me whether ye sold the land for so much? And she said, Yea, for so much.
you fittingly gave
Then Peter said unto her, How is it that ye 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.
he had audibly agreed
they will carry out
Then fell she down straightway at his feet, and yielded up the ghost: and the young men came in, and found her dead, and, carrying [her] forth, buried [her] by her husband.
And by the hands of the apostles were many signs and wonders wrought among the people; (and they were all with one accord in Solomon's porch.
And of the rest durst no man join himself to them: but the people magnified them.
And believers were the more added to the Lord, multitudes both of men and women.)
they were added
There came also a multitude [out] of the cities round about unto Jerusalem, bringing sick folks, and them which were vexed with unclean spirits: and they were healed every one.
it was coming together
Then the high priest rose up, and all they that were with him, (which is the sect of the Sadducees,) and were filled with indignation,
But the angel of the Lord by night opened the prison doors, and brought them forth, and said,
And when they heard [that,] they entered into the temple early in the morning, and taught. But the high priest came, and they that were with him, and called the council together, and all the senate of the children of Israel and sent to the prison to have them brought.
they were teaching
they called together
But when the officers came, and found them not in the prison, they returned, and told,
they messaged from
Saying, The prison truly found we shut with all safety, and the keepers standing without before the doors: but when we had opened, we found no man within.
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
Then came one and told them, saying, Behold, the men whom ye put in prison are standing in the temple, and teaching the people.
he messaged from
And when they had brought them, they set [them] before the council: and the high priest asked them,
Then Peter and the [other] apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.
And we are his witnesses of these things; and [so is] also the Holy Ghost, whom God hath given to them that obey him.
to those who comply with
When they heard [that,] they were cut [to the heart,] and took counsel to slay them.
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;
teacher of the law
But if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it; lest haply ye be found even to fight against God.
you might be found
And to him they agreed: and when they had called the apostles, and beaten [them,] they commanded that they should not speak in the name of Jesus, and let them go.
they were persuaded
calling toward [themselves]
And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration.
Then the twelve called the multitude of the disciples [unto them,] and said, It is not reason that we should leave the word of God, and serve tables.
calling toward [themselves]
But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word.
And Stephen, full of faith and power, did great wonders and miracles among the people.
of limitless potential
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
Then said the high priest, Are these things so?
And he said, Men, brethren, and fathers, hearken; The God of glory appeared unto our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Charran,
And God spake on this wise, That his seed should sojourn in a strange land; and that they should bring them into bondage, and entreat [them] evil four hundred years.
to somewhere else
they will make working class
Now there came a dearth over all the land of Egypt and Chanaan, and great affliction: and our fathers found no sustenance.
they were finding
But when Jacob heard that there was corn in Egypt, he sent out our fathers first.