Because thou wilt not leave my soul in hell, neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.
He seeing this before spake of the resurrection of Christ, that his soul was not left in hell, neither his flesh did see corruption.
For David is not ascended into the heavens: but he saith himself, The LORD said unto my Lord, Sit thou on my right hand,
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.
Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.
Saying, What shall we do to these men? for that indeed a notable miracle hath been done by them [is] manifest to all them that dwell in Jerusalem; and we cannot deny [it. ]
For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard.
Whiles it remained, was it not thine own? and after it was sold, was it not in thine own power? why hast thou conceived this thing in thine heart? thou hast not lied unto men, but unto God.
But when the officers came, and found them not in the prison, they returned, and told,
they messaged from
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
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 daily in the temple, and in every house, they ceased not to teach and preach Jesus Christ.
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]
And they were not able to resist the wisdom and the spirit by which he spake.
And set up false witnesses, which said, This man ceaseth not to speak blasphemous words against this holy place, and the law:
And he gave him none inheritance in it, no, not [so much as] to set his foot on: yet he promised that he would give it to him for a possession, and to his seed after him, when [as yet] he had no child.
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
Till another king arose, which knew not Joseph.
For he supposed his brethren would have understood how that God by his hand would deliver them: but they understood not.
[Saying,] I [am] the God of thy fathers, the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. Then Moses trembled, and durst not behold.
To whom our fathers would not obey, but thrust [him] from them, and in their hearts turned back again into Egypt,
Saying unto Aaron, Make us gods to go before us: for [as for] this Moses, which brought us out of the land of Egypt, we wot not what is become of him.
they will pass ahead of
Howbeit the most High dwelleth not in temples made with hands; as saith the prophet,
Which of the prophets have not your fathers persecuted? and they have slain them which shewed before of the coming of the Just One; of whom ye have been now the betrayers and murderers:
those expounding beforehand
Who have received the law by the disposition of angels, and have not kept [it. ]
Thou hast neither part nor lot in this matter: for thy heart is not right in the sight of God.
The place of the scripture which he read was this, He was led as a sheep to the slaughter; and like a lamb dumb before his shearer, so opened he not his mouth:
he was reading
And when they were come up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord caught away Philip, that the eunuch saw him no more: and he went on his way rejoicing.
he was traveling
And he was three days without sight, and neither did eat nor drink.
But all that heard [him] were amazed, and said; Is not this he that destroyed them which called on this name in Jerusalem, and came hither for that intent, that he might bring them bound unto the chief priests?
they were being astonished
priestly division managers
Then Peter opened [his] mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons:
taker on face value
Not to all the people, but unto witnesses chosen before of God, [even] to us, who did eat and drink with him after he rose from the dead.
And he went out, and followed him; and wist not that it was true which was done by the angel; but thought he saw a vision.
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
Now as soon as it was day, there was no small stir among the soldiers, what was become of Peter.
And the people gave a shout, [saying, It is] the voice of a god, and not of a man.
And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory: and he was eaten of worms, and gave up the ghost.
And said, O full of all subtilty and all mischief, [thou] child of the devil, [thou] enemy of all righteousness, wilt thou not cease to pervert the right ways of the Lord?
And as John fulfilled his course, he said, Whom think ye that I am? I am not [he.] But, behold, there cometh one after me, whose shoes of [his] feet I am not worthy to loose.
Wherefore he saith also in another [psalm,] Thou shalt not suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.
But he, whom God raised again, saw no corruption.
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
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
Then Paul and Barnabas waxed bold, and said, It was necessary that the word of God should first have been spoken to you: but seeing ye put it from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of everlasting life, lo, we turn to the Gentiles.
Nevertheless he left not himself without witness, in that he did good, and gave us rain from heaven, and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness.
And there they abode long time with the disciples.
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
When therefore Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and disputation with them, they determined that Paul and Barnabas, and certain other of them, should go up to Jerusalem unto the apostles and elders about this question.
Forasmuch as we have heard, that certain which went out from us have troubled you with words, subverting your souls, saying, [Ye must] be circumcised, and keep the law: to whom we gave no [such] commandment:
After they were come to Mysia, they assayed to go into Bithynia: but the Spirit suffered them not.
And teach customs, which are not lawful for us to receive, neither to observe, being Romans.
But Paul said unto them, They have beaten us openly uncondemned, being Romans, and have cast [us] into prison; and now do they thrust us out privily? nay verily; but let them come themselves and fetch us out.
they lead out
And some of them believed, and consorted with Paul and Silas; and of the devout Greeks a great multitude, and of the chief women not a few.
they were persuaded
Therefore many of them believed; also of honourable women which were Greeks, and of men, not a few.
God that made the world and all things therein, seeing that he is Lord of heaven and earth, dwelleth not in temples made with hands;
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:
Forasmuch then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Godhead is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man's device.
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. ]
When they desired [him] to tarry longer time with them, he consented not;
And God wrought special miracles by the hands of Paul:
And the same time there arose no small stir about that way.
For a certain [man] named Demetrius, a silversmith, which made silver shrines for Diana, brought no small gain unto the craftsmen;
Moreover ye see and hear, that not alone at Ephesus, but almost throughout all Asia, this Paul hath persuaded and turned away much people, saying that they be no gods, which are made with hands:
So that not only this our craft is in danger to be set at nought; but also that the temple of the great goddess Diana should be despised, and her magnificence should be destroyed, whom all Asia and the world worshippeth.
to be considered
And when Paul would have entered in unto the people, the disciples suffered him not.
Some therefore cried one thing, and some another: for the assembly was confused; and the more part knew not wherefore they were come together.
they had come together
And when the townclerk had appeased the people, he said, [Ye] men of Ephesus, what man is there that knoweth not how that the city of the Ephesians is a worshipper of the great goddess Diana, and of the [image] which fell down from Jupiter?
For we are in danger to be called in question for this day's uproar, there being no cause whereby we may give an account of this concourse.
we will be able
And they brought the young man alive, and were not a little comforted.
they were near-called
For I have not shunned to declare unto you all the counsel of God.
Therefore watch, and remember, that by the space of three years I ceased not to warn every one night and day with tears.
Then Paul answered, What mean ye to weep and to break mine heart? for I am ready not to be bound only, but also to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.
Art not thou that Egyptian, which before these days madest an uproar, and leddest out into the wilderness four thousand men that were murderers?
But Paul said, I am a man [which am] a Jew of Tarsus, [a city] in Cilicia, a citizen of no mean city: and, I beseech thee, suffer me to speak unto the people.
And they that were with me saw indeed the light, and were afraid; but they heard not the voice of him that spake to me.
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 saw him saying unto me, Make haste, and get thee quickly out of Jerusalem: for they will not receive thy testimony concerning me.
they will accept
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 said Paul, I wist not, brethren, that he was the high priest: for it is written, Thou shalt not speak evil of the ruler of thy people.
it has been written
Because that thou mayest understand, that there are yet but twelve days since I went up to Jerusalem for to worship.
of the being able
Whereupon certain Jews from Asia found me purified in the temple, neither with multitude, nor with tumult.
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
For if I be an offender, or have committed any thing worthy of death, I refuse not to die: but if there be none of these things whereof these accuse me, no man may deliver me unto them. I appeal unto Caesar.
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.
Of whom I have no certain thing to write unto my lord. Wherefore I have brought him forth before you, and specially before thee, O king Agrippa, that, after examination had, I might have somewhat to write.
I brought before
of thoroughly judgment
Whereupon, O king Agrippa, I was not disobedient unto the heavenly vision:
But he said, I am not mad, most noble Festus; but speak forth the words of truth and soberness.
For the king knoweth of these things, before whom also I speak freely: for I am persuaded that none of these things are hidden from him; for this thing was not done in a corner.
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.
And said unto them, Sirs, I perceive that this voyage will be with hurt and much damage, not only of the lading and ship, but also of our lives.
But not long after there arose against it a tempestuous wind, called Euroclydon.
And when neither sun nor stars in many days appeared, and no small tempest lay on [us,] all hope that we should be saved was then taken away.
Paul said to the centurion and to the soldiers, Except these abide in the ship, ye cannot be saved.
And when it was day, they knew not the land: but they discovered a certain creek with a shore, into the which they were minded, if it were possible, to thrust in the ship.
And the barbarous people shewed us no little kindness: for they kindled a fire, and received us every one, because of the present rain, and because of the cold.
they have rendered
having stood close
And when the barbarians saw the [venomous] beast hang on his hand, they said among themselves, No doubt this man is a murderer, whom, though he hath escaped the sea, yet vengeance suffereth not to live.
But when the Jews spake against [it,] I was constrained to appeal unto Caesar; not that I had ought to accuse my nation of.
of speaking against
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
Now I would not have you ignorant, brethren, that oftentimes I purposed to come unto you, (but was let hitherto,) that I might have some fruit among you also, even as among other Gentiles.