Then cried they all again, saying, Not this man, but Barabbas. Now Barabbas was a robber.
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.
But they cried out, Away with [him,] away with [him,] crucify him. Pilate saith unto them, Shall I crucify your King? The chief priests answered, We have no king but Caesar.
you put on public display
I might put on public display
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Then said the chief priests of the Jews to Pilate, Write not, The King of the Jews; but that he said, I am King of the Jews.
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They said therefore among themselves, Let us not rend it, but cast lots for it, whose it shall be: that the scripture might be fulfilled, which saith, They parted my raiment among them, and for my vesture they did cast lots. These things therefore the soldiers did.
The Jews therefore, because it was the preparation, that the bodies should not remain upon the cross on the sabbath day, (for that sabbath day was an high day,) besought Pilate that their legs might be broken, and [that] they might be taken away.
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.
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.
Then saith he to Thomas, reach hither thy finger, and behold my hands; and reach hither thy hand, and thrust [it] into my side: and be not faithless, but believing.
Jesus saith unto him, Thomas, because thou hast seen me, thou hast believed: blessed [are] they that have not seen, and [yet] have believed.
Then Jesus saith unto them, Children, have ye any meat? They answered him, No.
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.
For it is written in the book of Psalms, Let his habitation be desolate, and let no man dwell therein: and his bishoprick let another take.
it has been written
For David speaketh concerning him, I foresaw the Lord always before my face, for he is on my right hand, that I should not be moved:
And it shall come to pass, [that] every soul, which will not hear that prophet, shall be destroyed from among the people.
But that it spread no further among the people, let us straitly threaten them, that they speak henceforth to no man in this name.
it spreads throughout
And they called them, and commanded them not to speak at all nor teach in the name of Jesus.
For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard.
And it was about the space of three hours after, when his wife, not knowing what was done, came in.
Then went the captain with the officers, and brought them without violence: for they feared the people, lest they should have been stoned.
Saying, Did not we straitly command you that ye should not teach in this name? and, behold, ye have filled Jerusalem with your doctrine, and intend to bring this man's blood upon us.
to relayed message
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]
The same dealt subtilly with our kindred, and evil entreated our fathers, so that they cast out their young children, to the end they might not live.
to bring forth life
Wilt thou kill me, as thou diddest the Egyptian yesterday?
Then God turned, and gave them up to worship the host of heaven; as it is written in the book of the prophets, O ye house of Israel, have ye offered to me slain beasts and sacrifices [by the space of] forty years in the wilderness?
it has been written
And he kneeled down, and cried with a loud voice, Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. And when he had said this, he fell asleep.
you might substantiate
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.
And he was three days without sight, and neither did eat nor drink.
And when Saul was come to Jerusalem, he assayed to join himself to the disciples: but they were all afraid of him, and believed not that he was a disciple.
And forasmuch as Lydda was nigh to Joppa, and the disciples had heard that Peter was there, they sent unto him two men, desiring [him] that he would not delay to come to them.
And the voice [spake] unto him again the second time, What God hath cleansed, [that] call not thou common.
Can any man forbid water, that these should not be baptized, which have received the Holy Ghost as well as we?
But the voice answered me again from heaven, What God hath cleansed, [that] call not thou common.
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 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 now, behold, the hand of the Lord [is] upon thee, and thou shalt be blind, not seeing the sun for a season. And immediately there fell on him a mist and a darkness; and he went about seeking some to lead him by the hand.
Beware therefore, lest that come upon you, which is spoken of in the prophets;
Behold, ye despisers, and wonder, and perish: for I work a work in your days, a work which ye shall in no wise believe, though a man declare it unto you.
you be eclipsed
you would believe
he might explain out of a thorough account
And with these sayings scarce restrained they the people, that they had not done sacrifice unto them.
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
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 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 when they found them not, they drew Jason and certain brethren unto the rulers of the city, crying, These that have turned the world upside down are come hither also;
Then spake the Lord to Paul in the night by a vision, Be not afraid, but speak, and hold not thy peace:
And certain of the chief of Asia, which were his friends, sent unto him, desiring [him] that he would not adventure himself into the theatre.
of chiefs of Asia
they were near-calling
And Paul went down, and fell on him, and embracing [him] said, Trouble not yourselves; for his life is in him.
For Paul had determined to sail by Ephesus, because he would not spend the time in Asia: for he hasted, if it were possible for him, to be at Jerusalem the day of Pentecost.
[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,
And now, behold, I go bound in the spirit unto Jerusalem, not knowing the things that shall befall me there:
For I have not shunned to declare unto you all the counsel of God.
For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock.
they will enter
And finding disciples, we tarried there seven days: who said to Paul through the Spirit, that he should not go up to Jerusalem.
And when we heard these things, both we, and they of that place, besought him not to go up to Jerusalem.
we were near-calling
And when he would not be persuaded, we ceased, saying, The will of the Lord be done.
of being persuaded
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.
As touching the Gentiles which believe, we have written [and] concluded that they observe no such thing, save only that they keep themselves from [things] offered to idols, and from blood, and from strangled, and from fornication.
of having believed
And some cried one thing, some another, among the multitude: and when he could not know the certainty for the tumult, he commanded him to be carried into the castle.
For the Sadducees say that there is no resurrection, neither angel, nor spirit: but the Pharisees confess both.
And there arose a great cry: and the scribes [that were] of the Pharisees' part arose, and strove, saying, We find no evil in this man: but if a spirit or an angel hath spoken to him, let us not fight against God.
we shall god-fight
And when there arose a great dissension, the chief captain, fearing lest Paul should have been pulled in pieces of them, commanded the soldiers to go down, and to take him by force from among them, and to bring [him] into the castle.
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
Notwithstanding, that I be not further tedious unto thee, I pray thee that thou wouldest hear us of thy clemency a few words.
And Festus said, King Agrippa, and all men which are here present with us, ye see this man, about whom all the multitude of the Jews have dealt with me, both at Jerusalem, and [also] here, crying that he ought not to live any longer.
For it seemeth to me unreasonable to send a prisoner, and not withal to signify the crimes [laid] against him.
Then said Agrippa unto Festus, This man might have been set at liberty, if he had not appealed unto Caesar.
to have been discharged
he had name-claimed
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 when the ship was caught, and could not bear up into the wind, we let [her] drive.
of the being able
Which when they had taken up, they used helps, undergirding the ship; and, fearing lest they should fall into the quicksands, strake sail, and so were driven.
they were carried
But after long abstinence Paul stood forth in the midst of them, and said, Sirs, ye should have hearkened unto me, and not have loosed from Crete, and to have gained this harm and loss.
those who complied with
Saying, Fear not, Paul; thou must be brought before Caesar: and, lo, God hath given thee all them that sail with thee.
he has handed over
Paul said to the centurion and to the soldiers, Except these abide in the ship, ye cannot be saved.
And the soldiers' counsel was to kill the prisoners, lest any of them should swim out, and escape.
Saying, Go unto this people, and say, Hearing ye shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing ye shall see, and not perceive:
you might comprehend
And even as they did not like to retain God in [their] knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient;
For when the Gentiles, which have not the law, do by nature the things contained in the law, these, having not the law, are a law unto themselves:
Thou therefore which teachest another, teachest thou not thyself? thou that preachest a man should not steal, dost thou steal?
Thou that sayest a man should not commit adultery, dost thou commit adultery? thou that abhorrest idols, dost thou commit sacrilege?
you defile sanctuaries
For what if some did not believe? shall their unbelief make the faith of God without effect?
they were dubious
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
But if our unrighteousness commend the righteousness of God, what shall we say? [Is] God unrighteous who taketh vengeance? (I speak as a man)
God forbid: for then how shall God judge the world?
And not [rather,] (as we be slanderously reported, and as some affirm that we say,) Let us do evil, that good may come? whose damnation is just.
we were defamed
Do we then make void the law through faith? God forbid: yea, we establish the law.
But to him that worketh not, but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness.
to [him] believing
it is considered
Blessed [is] the man to whom the Lord will not impute sin.
he will accredit
(As it is written, I have made thee a father of many nations,) before him whom he believed, [even] God, who quickeneth the dead, and calleth those things which be not as though they were.
it has been written
I have established
of making alive
And being not weak in faith, he considered not his own body now dead, when he was about an hundred years old, neither yet the deadness of Sarah's womb:
having been made dead
(For until the law sin was in the world: but sin is not imputed when there is no law.
it is accredited
Nevertheless death reigned from Adam to Moses, even over them that had not sinned after the similitude of Adam's transgression, who is the figure of him that was to come.
it became king
God forbid. How shall we, that are dead to sin, live any longer therein?
Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the lusts thereof.
What then? shall we sin, because we are not under the law, but under grace? God forbid.
So then if, while [her] husband liveth, she be married to another man, she shall be called an adulteress: but if her husband be dead, she is free from that law; so that she is no adulteress, though she be married to another man.
What shall we say then? [Is] the law sin? God forbid. Nay, I had not known sin, but by the law: for I had not known lust, except the law had said, Thou shalt not covet.
Was then that which is good made death unto me? God forbid. But sin, that it might appear sin, working death in me by that which is good; that sin by the commandment might become exceeding sinful.
[There is] therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.
That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.
What shall we say then? [Is there] unrighteousness with God? God forbid.
Nay but, O man, who art thou that repliest against God? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed [it,] Why hast thou made me thus?
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.