So those servants went out into the highways, and gathered together all as many as they found, both bad and good: and the wedding was furnished with guests.
And love the uppermost rooms at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues,
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And straightway one of them ran, and took a spunge, and filled [it] with vinegar, and put [it] on a reed, and gave him to drink.
And when they were assembled with the elders, and had taken counsel, they gave large money unto the soldiers,
And one ran and filled a spunge full of vinegar, and put [it] on a reed, and gave him to drink, saying, Let alone; let us see whether Elias will come to take him down.
And they came with haste, and found Mary, and Joseph, and the babe lying in a manger.
they finally found
But and if that servant say in his heart, My lord delayeth his coming; and shall begin to beat the menservants and maidens, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken;
And great earthquakes shall be in divers places, and famines, and pestilences; and fearful sights and great signs shall there be from heaven.
And the same day Pilate and Herod were made friends together: for before they were at enmity between themselves.
they were priorly
And how the chief priests and our rulers delivered him to be condemned to death, and have crucified him.
they handed over
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they put on public display
And when he had made a scourge of small cords, he drove them all out of the temple, and the sheep, and the oxen; and poured out the changers' money, and overthrew the tables;
And said unto the woman, Now we believe, not because of thy saying: for we have heard [him] ourselves, and know that this is indeed the Christ, the Saviour of the world.
And the sea arose by reason of a great wind that blew.
The former treatise have I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach,
But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.
And when they were come in, they went up into an upper room, where abode both Peter, and James, and John, and Andrew, Philip, and Thomas, Bartholomew, and Matthew, James [the son] of Alphaeus, and Simon Zelotes, and Judas [the brother] of James.
And in those days Peter stood up in the midst of the disciples, and said, (the number of names together were about an hundred and twenty,)
And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them.
Parthians, and Medes, and Elamites, and the dwellers in Mesopotamia, and in Judaea, and Cappadocia, in Pontus, and Asia,
Phrygia, and Pamphylia, in Egypt, and in the parts of Libya about Cyrene, and strangers of Rome, Jews and proselytes,
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.
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?
And with many other words did he testify and exhort, saying, Save yourselves from this untoward generation.
he was calling to witness throughout
he was near-calling
And fear came upon every soul: and many wonders and signs were done by the apostles.
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
And they knew that it was he which sat for alms at the Beautiful gate of the temple: and they were filled with wonder and amazement at that which had happened unto him.
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.
For of a truth against thy holy child Jesus, whom thou hast anointed, both Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles, and the people of Israel, were gathered together,
they were gathered
And with great power gave the apostles witness of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus: and great grace was upon them all.
they were duly giving
And believers were the more added to the Lord, multitudes both of men and women.)
they were added
But the angel of the Lord by night opened the prison doors, and brought them forth, and said,
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.
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And said unto them, Ye men of Israel, take heed to yourselves what ye intend to do as touching these men.
And daily in the temple, and in every house, they ceased not to teach and preach Jesus Christ.
And the word of God increased; and the number of the disciples multiplied in Jerusalem greatly; and a great company of the priests were obedient to the faith.
they were obeying
And they stirred up the people, and the elders, and the scribes, and came upon [him,] and caught him, and brought [him] to the council,
And set up false witnesses, which said, This man ceaseth not to speak blasphemous words against this holy place, and the law:
And the next day he shewed himself unto them as they strove, and would have set them at one again, saying, Sirs, ye are brethren; why do ye wrong one to another?
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 people with one accord gave heed unto those things which Philip spake, hearing and seeing the miracles which he did.
they were heeding
But when they believed Philip preaching the things concerning the kingdom of God, and the name of Jesus Christ, they were baptized, both men and women.
Then Simon himself believed also: and when he was baptized, he continued with Philip, and wondered, beholding the miracles and signs which were done.
those things be(com)ing
he was being astonished
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
Was returning, and sitting in his chariot read Esaias the prophet.
he was reading
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 commanded the chariot to stand still: and they went down both into the water, both Philip and the eunuch; and he baptized him.
And desired of him letters to Damascus to the synagogues, that if he found any of this way, whether they were men or women, he might bring them bound unto Jerusalem.
And Saul arose from the earth; and when his eyes were opened, he saw no man: but they led him by the hand, and brought [him] into Damascus.
leading by hand
But the Lord said unto him, Go thy way: for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the children of Israel:
And immediately there fell from his eyes as it had been scales: and he received sight forthwith, and arose, and was baptized.
he regained sight
But their laying await was known of Saul. And they watched the gates day and night to kill him.
And he spake boldly in the name of the Lord Jesus, and disputed against the Grecians: but they went about to slay him.
they had embraced
A devout [man,] and one that feared God with all his house, which gave much alms to the people, and prayed to God alway.
And they said, Cornelius the centurion, a just man, and one that feareth God, and of good report among all the nation of the Jews, was warned from God by an holy angel to send for thee into his house, and to hear words of thee.
being witnessed of
And he said unto them, Ye know how that it is an unlawful thing for a man that is a Jew to keep company, or come unto one of another nation; but God hath shewed me that I should not call any man common or unclean.
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.
And we are witnesses of all things which he did both in the land of the Jews, and in Jerusalem; whom they slew and hanged on a tree:
And he commanded them to be baptized in the name of the Lord. Then prayed they him to tarry certain days.
And he shewed us how he had seen an angel in his house, which stood and said unto him, Send men to Joppa, and call for Simon, whose surname is Peter;
he messaged from
having been substantiated
And the hand of the Lord was with them: and a great number believed, and turned unto the Lord.
And when he had found him, he brought him unto Antioch. And it came to pass, that a whole year they assembled themselves with the church, and taught much people. And the disciples were called Christians first in Antioch.
And when Herod would have brought him forth, the same night Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains: and the keepers before the door kept the prison.
And the angel said unto him, Gird thyself, and bind on thy sandals. And so he did. And he saith unto him, Cast thy garment about thee, and follow me.
And when he had considered [the thing,] he came to the house of Mary the mother of John, whose surname was Mark; where many were gathered together praying.
of being name-claimed
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.
So they, being sent forth by the Holy Ghost, departed unto Seleucia; and from thence they sailed to Cyprus.
And the next sabbath day came almost the whole city together to hear the word of God.
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.
And when there was an assault made both of the Gentiles, and also of the Jews with their rulers, to use [them] despitefully, and to stone them,
And they called Barnabas, Jupiter; and Paul, Mercurius, because he was the chief speaker.
And when they had preached the gospel to that city, and had taught many, they returned again to Lystra, and [to] Iconium, and Antioch,
And when they were come to Jerusalem, they were received of the church, and [of] the apostles and elders, and they declared all things that God had done with them.
they were received
they messaged on
But there rose up certain of the sect of the Pharisees which believed, saying, That it was needful to circumcise them, and to command [them] to keep the law of Moses.
And put no difference between us and them, purifying their hearts by faith.
And Judas and Silas, being prophets also themselves, exhorted the brethren with many words, and confirmed [them. ]
they gave foundation
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;
Therefore loosing from Troas, we came with a straight course to Samothracia, and the next day to Neapolis;
And from thence to Philippi, which is the chief city of that part of Macedonia, [and] a colony: and we were in that city abiding certain days.
And on the sabbath we went out of the city by a river side, where prayer was wont to be made; and we sat down, and spake unto the women which resorted [thither. ]
it was being customarily conducted
to the gathered together
And when they had laid many stripes upon them, they cast [them] into prison, charging the jailer to keep them safely:
And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken: and immediately all the doors were opened, and every one's bands were loosed.
And when he had brought them into his house, he set meat before them, and rejoiced, believing in God with all his house.
he was rejoicing
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
But the Jews which believed not, moved with envy, took unto them certain lewd fellows of the baser sort, and gathered a company, and set all the city on an uproar, and assaulted the house of Jason, and sought to bring them out to the people.
And the brethren immediately sent away Paul and Silas by night unto Berea: who coming [thither] went into the synagogue of the Jews.
And then immediately the brethren sent away Paul to go as it were to the sea: but Silas and Timotheus abode there still.
And they took him, and brought him unto Areopagus, saying, May we know what this new doctrine, whereof thou speakest, [is? ]
And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation;
setting of boundaries
And he reasoned in the synagogue every sabbath, and persuaded the Jews and the Greeks.
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And when Silas and Timotheus were come from Macedonia, Paul was pressed in the spirit, and testified to the Jews [that] Jesus [was] Christ.
calling to witness throughout
And he continued [there] a year and six months, teaching the word of God among them.
And he began to speak boldly in the synagogue: whom when Aquila and Priscilla had heard, they took him unto [them,] and expounded unto him the way of God more perfectly.
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And he said unto them, Unto what then were ye baptized? And they said, Unto John's baptism.
And when Paul had laid [his] hands upon them, the Holy Ghost came on them; and they spake with tongues, and prophesied.
they were prophesying
And this continued by the space of two years; so that all they which dwelt in Asia heard the word of the Lord Jesus, both Jews and Greeks.
And God wrought special miracles by the hands of Paul:
So that from his body were brought unto the sick handkerchiefs or aprons, and the diseases departed from them, and the evil spirits went out of them.
to be carried to
to have broken out
And this was known to all the Jews and Greeks also dwelling at Ephesus; and fear fell on them all, and the name of the Lord Jesus was magnified.
had been magnified
And many that believed came, and confessed, and shewed their deeds.
of having believed
And the whole city was filled with confusion: and having caught Gaius and Aristarchus, men of Macedonia, Paul's companions in travel, they rushed with one accord into the theatre.