Jesus then cometh, and taketh bread, and giveth them, and fish likewise.
So when they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Simon, [son] of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed my lambs.
Then went this saying abroad among the brethren, that that disciple should not die: yet Jesus said not unto him, He shall not die; but, If I will that he tarry till I come, what [is that] to thee?
When they therefore were come together, they asked of him, saying, Lord, wilt thou at this time restore again the kingdom to Israel?
Now this man purchased a field with the reward of iniquity; and falling headlong, he burst asunder in the midst, and all his bowels gushed out.
Wherefore of these men which have companied with us all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and out among us,
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;
Therefore being by the right hand of God exalted, and having received of the Father the promise of the Holy Ghost, he hath shed forth this, which ye now see and hear.
Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made that same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ.
you put on public display
Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added [unto them] about three thousand souls.
they were added
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;
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
Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.
being witnessed of
we will deploy
Therefore they that were scattered abroad went every where preaching the word.
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 they, when they had testified and preached the word of the Lord, returned to Jerusalem, and preached the gospel in many villages of the Samaritans.
calling to witness throughout
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.
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
Therefore came I [unto you] without gainsaying, as soon as I was sent for: I ask therefore for what intent ye have sent for me?
Send therefore to Joppa, and call hither Simon, whose surname is Peter; he is lodged in the house of [one] Simon a tanner by the sea side: who, when he cometh, shall speak unto thee.
he was name-claimed
Immediately therefore I sent to thee; and thou hast well done that thou art come. Now therefore are we all here present before God, to hear all things that are commanded thee of God.
Forasmuch then as God gave them the like gift as [he did] unto us, who believed on the Lord Jesus Christ; what was I, that I could withstand God?
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.
Peter therefore was kept in prison: but prayer was made without ceasing of the church unto God for him.
So they, being sent forth by the Holy Ghost, departed unto Seleucia; and from thence they sailed to Cyprus.
Be it known unto you therefore, men [and] brethren, that through this man is preached unto you the forgiveness of sins:
it is expounded
Beware therefore, lest that come upon you, which is spoken of in the prophets;
Long time therefore abode they speaking boldly in the Lord, which gave testimony unto the word of his grace, and granted signs and wonders to be done by their hands.
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.
And being brought on their way by the church, they passed through Phenice and Samaria, declaring the conversion of the Gentiles: and they caused great joy unto all the brethren.
they were going through
explaining out of a thorough account
Now therefore why tempt ye God, to put a yoke upon the neck of the disciples, which neither our fathers nor we were able to bear?
We have sent therefore Judas and Silas, who shall also tell [you] the same things by mouth.
So when they were dismissed, they came to Antioch: and when they had gathered the multitude together, they delivered the epistle:
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;
And so were the churches established in the faith, and increased in number daily.
they were being solidified
they were in excess
Therefore loosing from Troas, we came with a straight course to Samothracia, and the next day to Neapolis;
And the keeper of the prison told this saying to Paul, The magistrates have sent to let you go: now therefore depart, and go in peace.
he messaged from
you may be discharged
Therefore many of them believed; also of honourable women which were Greeks, and of men, not a few.
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.
to community center
those who happened to be near
For thou bringest certain strange things to our ears: we would know therefore what these things mean.
For as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, him declare I unto you.
it had been inscribed
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.
And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent:
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:
And he said unto them, Unto what then were ye baptized? And they said, Unto John's baptism.
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
Seeing then that these things cannot be spoken against, ye ought to be quiet, and to do nothing rashly.
Wherefore if Demetrius, and the craftsmen which are with him, have a matter against any man, the law is open, and there are deputies: let them implead one another.
they bring charges
Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.
What is it therefore? the multitude must needs come together: for they will hear that thou art come.
to come together
Do therefore this that we say to thee: We have four men which have a vow on them;
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.
Now therefore ye with the council signify to the chief captain that he bring him down unto you to morrow, as though ye would enquire something more perfectly concerning him: and we, or ever he come near, are ready to kill him.
he might bring down
So he took him, and brought [him] to the chief captain, and said, Paul the prisoner called me unto [him,] and prayed me to bring this young man unto thee, who hath something to say unto thee.
calling toward [him]
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
So the chief captain [then] let the young man depart, and charged [him, See thou] tell no man that thou hast shewed these things to me.
Then the soldiers, as it was commanded them, took Paul, and brought [him] by night to Antipatris.
Now when Festus was come into the province, after three days he ascended from Caesarea to Jerusalem.
But Festus answered, that Paul should be kept at Caesarea, and that he himself would depart shortly [thither. ]
Let them therefore, said he, which among you are able, go down with [me,] and accuse this man, if there be any wickedness in him.
Therefore, when they were come hither, without any delay on the morrow I sat on the judgment seat, and commanded the man to be brought forth.
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
My manner of life from my youth, which was at the first among mine own nation at Jerusalem, know all the Jews;
I verily thought with myself, that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
Having therefore obtained help of God, I continue unto this day, witnessing both to small and great, saying none other things than those which the prophets and Moses did say should come:
of non-native help
calling to witness
And he shook off the beast into the fire, and felt no harm.
So when this was done, others also, which had diseases in the island, came, and were healed:
they were approaching
For this cause therefore have I called for you, to see [you,] and to speak with [you:] because that for the hope of Israel I am bound with this chain.
Be it known therefore unto you, that the salvation of God is sent unto the Gentiles, and [that] they will hear it.
Thou therefore which teachest another, teachest thou not thyself? thou that preachest a man should not steal, dost thou steal?
Therefore if the uncircumcision keep the righteousness of the law, shall not his uncircumcision be counted for circumcision?
it will be considered
What advantage then hath the Jew? or what profit [is there] of circumcision?
What then? are we better [than they?] No, in no wise: for we have before proved both Jews and Gentiles, that they are all under sin;
Where [is] boasting then? It is excluded. By what law? of works? Nay: but by the law of faith.
Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith without the deeds of the law.
to be made just
Do we then make void the law through faith? God forbid: yea, we establish the law.
What shall we say then that Abraham our father, as pertaining to the flesh, hath found?
[Cometh] this blessedness then upon the circumcision [only,] or upon the uncircumcision also? for we say that faith was reckoned to Abraham for righteousness.
he was considered
How was it then reckoned? when he was in circumcision, or in uncircumcision? Not in circumcision, but in uncircumcision.
he was considered
Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:
having been made just
Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him.
having been made just
Therefore as by the offence of one [judgment came] upon all men to condemnation; even so by the righteousness of one [the free gift came] upon all men unto justification of life.
What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?
we will remain
Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.
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.
What fruit had ye then in those things whereof ye are now ashamed? for the end of those things [is] death.
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.
I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord. So then with the mind I myself serve the law of God; but with the flesh the law of sin.
Therefore, brethren, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live after the flesh.
What shall we then say to these things? If God [be] for us, who [can be] against us?
What shall we say then? [Is there] unrighteousness with God? God forbid.
So then [it is] not of him that willeth, nor of him that runneth, but of God that sheweth mercy.
Therefore hath he mercy on whom he will [have mercy,] and whom he will he hardeneth.
Thou wilt say then unto me, Why doth he yet find fault? For who hath resisted his will?
he has resisted
What shall we say then? That the Gentiles, which followed not after righteousness, have attained to righteousness, even the righteousness which is of faith.
How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher?
they will name-claim
they will believe
I say then, Hath God cast away his people? God forbid. For I also am an Israelite, of the seed of Abraham, [of] the tribe of Benjamin.