Ye judge after the flesh; I judge no man.
To him the porter openeth; and the sheep hear his voice: and he calleth his own sheep by name, and leadeth them out.
Pilate then went out unto them, and said, What accusation bring ye against this man?
Then said Pilate unto them, Take ye him, and judge him according to your law. The Jews therefore said unto him, It is not lawful for us to put any man to death:
The Jews answered him, We have a law, and by our law he ought to die, because he made himself the Son of God.
Jesus answered, Thou couldest have no power [at all] against me, except it were given thee from above: therefore he that delivered me unto thee hath the greater sin.
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
Phrygia, and Pamphylia, in Egypt, and in the parts of Libya about Cyrene, and strangers of Rome, Jews and proselytes,
Therefore being a prophet, and knowing that God had sworn with an oath to him, that of the fruit of his loins, according to the flesh, he would raise up Christ to sit on his throne;
And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart,
they were sharing
Praising God, and having favour with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved.
And a certain man lame from his mother's womb was carried, whom they laid daily at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful, to ask alms of them that entered into the temple;
of passing into
The God of Abraham, and of Isaac, and of Jacob, the God of our fathers, hath glorified his Son Jesus; whom ye delivered up, and denied him in the presence of Pilate, when he was determined to let [him] go.
you handed over
And now, brethren, I wot that through ignorance ye did [it,] as [did] also your rulers.
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.
The kings of the earth stood up, and the rulers were gathered together against the Lord, and against his Christ.
they were gathered
Insomuch that they brought forth the sick into the streets, and laid [them] on beds and couches, that at the least the shadow of Peter passing by might overshadow some of them.
And daily in the temple, and in every house, they ceased not to teach and preach Jesus Christ.
And set up false witnesses, which said, This man ceaseth not to speak blasphemous words against this holy place, and the law:
Our fathers had the tabernacle of witness in the wilderness, as he had appointed, speaking unto Moses, that he should make it according to the fashion that he had seen.
And Saul was consenting unto his death. And at that time there was a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem; and they were all scattered abroad throughout the regions of Judaea and Samaria, except the apostles.
jointly finding good
As for Saul, he made havock of the church, entering into every house, and haling men and women committed [them] to prison.
he was handing over
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.
And as they went on [their] way, they came unto a certain water: and the eunuch said, See, [here is] water; what doth hinder me to be baptized?
they were traveling
Then had the churches rest throughout all Judaea and Galilee and Samaria, and were edified; and walking in the fear of the Lord, and in the comfort of the Holy Ghost, were multiplied.
And it was known throughout all Joppa; and many believed in the Lord.
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
And the apostles and brethren that were in Judaea heard that the Gentiles had also received the word of God.
Now about that time Herod the king stretched forth [his] hands to vex certain of the church.
Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers; as Barnabas, and Simeon that was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen, which had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.
And when he had removed him, he raised up unto them David to be their king; to whom also he gave testimony, and said, I have found David the [son] of Jesse, a man after mine own heart, which shall fulfil all my will.
Of this man's seed hath God according to [his] promise raised unto Israel a Saviour, Jesus:
For they that dwell at Jerusalem, and their rulers, because they knew him not, nor yet the voices of the prophets which are read every sabbath day, they have fulfilled [them] in condemning [him. ]
And it came to pass in Iconium, that they went both together into the synagogue of the Jews, and so spake, that a great multitude both of the Jews and also of the Greeks believed.
But the unbelieving Jews stirred up the Gentiles, and made their minds evil affected against the brethren.
those being discordant
And when they had ordained them elders in every church, and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, on whom they believed.
they had believed
But we believe that through the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ we shall be saved, even as they.
For Moses of old time hath in every city them that preach him, being read in the synagogues every sabbath day.
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And they wrote [letters] by them after this manner; The apostles and elders and brethren [send] greeting unto the brethren which are of the Gentiles in Antioch and Syria and Cilicia:
And some days after Paul said unto Barnabas, Let us go again and visit our brethren in every city where we have preached the word of the Lord, [and see] how they do.
And so were the churches established in the faith, and increased in number daily.
they were being solidified
they were in excess
After they were come to Mysia, they assayed to go into Bithynia: but the Spirit suffered them not.
And the multitude rose up together against them: and the magistrates rent off their clothes, and commanded to beat [them. ]
it jointly stood
And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God: and the prisoners heard them.
they were singing hymns
And Paul, as his manner was, went in unto them, and three sabbath days reasoned with them out of the scriptures,
having become accustomed
These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.
Therefore disputed he in the synagogue with the Jews, and with the devout persons, and in the market daily with them that met with him.
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those who happened to be near
Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars' hill, and said, [Ye] men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious.
Neither is worshipped with men's hands, as though he needed any thing, seeing he giveth to all life, and breath, and all things;
For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring.
And he reasoned in the synagogue every sabbath, and persuaded the Jews and the Greeks.
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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:
But if it be a question of words and names, and [of] your law, look ye [to it;] for I will be no judge of such [matters. ]
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
And the man in whom the evil spirit was leaped on them, and overcame them, and prevailed against them, so that they fled out of that house naked and wounded.
So mightily grew the word of God and prevailed.
And the same time there arose no small stir about that way.
[And] how I kept back nothing that was profitable [unto you,] but have shewed you, and have taught you publickly, and from house to house,
Save that the Holy Ghost witnesseth in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions abide me.
he calls to witness throughout
And when he had saluted them, he declared particularly what things God had wrought among the Gentiles by his ministry.
he was explaining
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.
Crying out, Men of Israel, help: This is the man, that teacheth all [men] every where against the people, and the law, and this place: and further brought Greeks also into the temple, and hath polluted this holy place.
I am verily a man [which am] a Jew, born in Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, yet brought up in this city at the feet of Gamaliel, [and] taught according to the perfect manner of the law of the fathers, and was zealous toward God, as ye all are this day.
And one Ananias, a devout man according to the law, having a good report of all the Jews which dwelt [there, ]
being witnessed of
And I said, Lord, they know that I imprisoned and beat in every synagogue them that believed on thee:
Then said Paul unto him, God shall smite thee, [thou] whited wall: for sittest thou to judge me after the law, and commandest me to be smitten contrary to the law?
Then the chief captain took him by the hand, and went [with him] aside privately, and asked [him,] What is that thou hast to tell me?
to message from
Then the soldiers, as it was commanded them, took Paul, and brought [him] by night to Antipatris.
And after five days Ananias the high priest descended with the elders, and [with] a certain orator [named] Tertullus, who informed the governor against Paul.
For we have found this man [a] pestilent [fellow,] and a mover of sedition among all the Jews throughout the world, and a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes:
Who also hath gone about to profane the temple: whom we took, and would have judged according to our law.
And they neither found me in the temple disputing with any man, neither raising up the people, neither in the synagogues, nor in the city:
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But this I confess unto thee, that after the way which they call heresy, so worship I the God of my fathers, believing all things which are written in the law and in the prophets:
to having been written
And when Felix heard these things, having more perfect knowledge of [that] way, he deferred them, and said, When Lysias the chief captain shall come down, I will know the uttermost of your matter.
Then the high priest and the chief of the Jews informed him against Paul, and besought him,
they were near-calling
And desired favour against him, that he would send for him to Jerusalem, laying wait in the way to kill him.
And when he was come, the Jews which came down from Jerusalem stood round about, and laid many and grievous complaints against Paul, which they could not prove.
they stood around
And when they had been there many days, Festus declared Paul's cause unto the king, saying, There is a certain man left in bonds by Felix:
About whom, when I was at Jerusalem, the chief priests and the elders of the Jews informed [me,] desiring [to have] judgment against him.
priestly division managers
To whom I answered, It is not the manner of the Romans to deliver any man to die, before that he which is accused have the accusers face to face, and have licence to answer for himself concerning the crime laid against him.
And on the morrow, when Agrippa was come, and Bernice, with great pomp, and was entered into the place of hearing, with the chief captains, and principal men of the city, at Festus' commandment Paul was brought forth.
of deliberate display
For it seemeth to me unreasonable to send a prisoner, and not withal to signify the crimes [laid] against him.
Especially [because I know] thee to be expert in all customs and questions which are among the Jews: wherefore I beseech thee to hear me patiently.
Which knew me from the beginning, if they would testify, that after the most straitest sect of our religion I lived a Pharisee.
And I punished them oft in every synagogue, and compelled [them] to blaspheme; and being exceedingly mad against them, I persecuted [them] even unto strange cities.
At midday, O king, I saw in the way a light from heaven, above the brightness of the sun, shining round about me and them which journeyed with me.
And entering into a ship of Adramyttium, we launched, meaning to sail by the coasts of Asia; [one] Aristarchus, a Macedonian of Thessalonica, being with us.
And when we had sailed over the sea of Cilicia and Pamphylia, we came to Myra, [a city] of Lycia.
And when we had sailed slowly many days, and scarce were come over against Cnidus, the wind not suffering us, we sailed under Crete, over against Salmone;
And because the haven was not commodious to winter in, the more part advised to depart thence also, if by any means they might attain to Phenice, [and there] to winter; [which is] an haven of Crete, and lieth toward the south west and north west.
they may be able to
But not long after there arose against it a tempestuous wind, called Euroclydon.
Wherefore, sirs, be of good cheer: for I believe God, that it shall be even as it was told me.
But when the fourteenth night was come, as we were driven up and down in Adria, about midnight the shipmen deemed that they drew near to some country;
of carrying over
And when we came to Rome, the centurion delivered the prisoners to the captain of the guard: but Paul was suffered to dwell by himself with a soldier that kept him.
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Concerning his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, which was made of the seed of David according to the flesh;
And declared [to be] the Son of God with power, according to the spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the dead:
So, as much as in me is, I am ready to preach the gospel to you that are at Rome also.
But we are sure that the judgment of God is according to truth against them which commit such things.
But after thy hardness and impenitent heart treasurest up unto thyself wrath against the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God;
of just discernment
Who will render to every man according to his deeds:
he will duly give