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Acts 1:

Chapter 1:26 Verses

44 Acts

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44-1:1††††† The former treatise haue I made, O Theophilus, of al that Iesus began both to doe and teach,

44-1:2††††† Untill the day in which hee was taken vp, after that he through the holy Ghost had giuen commaundements vnto the Apostles, whom he had chosen.

44-1:3††††† To whom also he shewed himselfe aliue after his passion, by many infallible proofes, being seene of them fourty dayes, and speaking of the things perteining to the kingdome of God:

44-1:4††††† And being assembled together with them, commanded them that they should not depart from Hierusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father, which, saith he, ye haue heard of me.

44-1:5††††† For Iohn truely baptized with water, but ye shall be baptized with the holy Ghost, not many dayes hence.

44-1:6††††† When they therefore were come together, they asked of him, saying, Lord, wilt thou at this time restore againe the kingdome to Israel?

44-1:7††††† And he said vnto them, It is not for you to knowe the times or the seasons, which the Father hath put in his owne power.

44-1:8††††† But ye shall receiue power after that the holy Ghost is come vpon you, and ye shall be witnesses vnto me, both in Hierusalem, and in all Iudea, and in Samaria, and vnto the vttermost part of the earth.

44-1:9††††† And when hee had spoken these things, while they beheld, hee was taken vp, and a cloud receiued him out of their sight.

44-1:10†††† And while they looked stedfastly toward heauen, as he went vp, behold, two men stood by them in white apparell,

44-1:11†††† Which also said, Yee men of Galililee, why stand yee gazing vp into heauen? This same Iesus, which is taken vp from you into heauen, shall so come, in like maner as yee haue seene him goe into heauen.

44-1:12†††† Then returned they vnto Hierusalem, from the mount called Oliuet, which is from Hierusalem a Sabbath dayes iourney.

44-1:13†††† And when they were come in, they went vp into an vpper roome, where abode both Peter & Iames, & Iohn, and Andrew, Philip, and Thomas, Bartholomew, and Matthew, Iames the sonne of Alpheus, and Simon Zelotes, and Iudas the brother of Iames.

44-1:14†††† These all continued with one accord in prayer and supplication, with the women, and Mary the mother of Iesus, and with his brethen.

44-1:15†††† And in those dayes Peter stood vp in the mids of the disciples, and said, (The number of names together were about an hundred and twentie)

44-1:16†††† Men and brethren, This Scripture must needs haue beene fulfilled, which the holy Ghost by the mouth of Dauid spake before concerning Iudas, which was guide to them that took Iesus.

44-1:17†††† For hee was numbred with vs, and had obtained part of this ministerie.

44-1:18†††† Now this man purchased a field with the reward of iniquity, and falling headlong, he burst asunder in the mids, and all his bowels gushed out.

44-1:19†††† And it was knowen vnto all the dwellers at Hierusalem, insomuch as that field is called in their proper tongue, Aceldama, that is to say, The field of blood.

44-1:20†††† For it is written in the booke of Psalmes, Let his habitation be desolate, and let no man dwell therein: And his Bishopricke let another take.

44-1:21†††† Wherefore of these men which haue companied with vs all the time that the Lord Iesus went in and out among vs,

44-1:22†††† Beginning from the baptisme of Iohn, vnto that same day that he was taken vp from vs, must one be ordained to be a witnesse with vs of his resurrection.

44-1:23†††† And they appointed two, Ioseph called Barsabas, who was surnamed Iustus, and Matthias.

44-1:24†††† And they prayed, and said, Thou Lord, which knowest the hearts of all men, shew whether of these two thou hast chosen,

44-1:25†††† That hee may take part of this ministerie and Apostleship, from which Iudas by transgression fell, that hee might goe to his owne place.

44-1:26†††† And they gaue foorth their lots, and the lot fell vpon Matthias, and hee was numbred with the eleuen Apostles.

 

 

 

 

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Acts 2:

Chapter 2:47 Verses

44 Acts

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44-2:1††††† And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place.

44-2:2††††† And suddenly there came a sound from heauen as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting.

44-2:3††††† And there appeared vnto them clouen tongues, like as of fire, and it sate vpon each of them.

44-2:4††††† And they were all filled with the holy Ghost, and began to speake with other tongues, as the spirit gaue them vtterance.

44-2:5††††† And there were dwelling at Hierusalem Iewes, deuout men, out of euery nation vnder heauen.

44-2:6††††† Now when this was noised abroad, the multitude came together, and were confounded, because that euery man heard them speake in his owne language.

44-2:7††††† And they were all amazed, and marueiled, saying one to another, Behold, are not all these which speake, Galileans?

44-2:8††††† And how heare we euery man in our owne tongue, wherein we were borne?

44-2:9††††† Parthians, and Medes, and Elamites, and the dwellers in Mesopotamia, and in Iudea, and Cappadocia, in Pontus, and Asia,

44-2:10†††† Phrygia, and Pamphylia, in Egypt, and in the parts of Libya, about Cyrene, & strangers of Rome, Iewes and Proselites,

44-2:11†††† Cretes, and Arabians, we doe heare them speake in our tongues the wonderfull workes of God.

44-2:12†††† And they were all amazed, and were in doubt, saying one to another, What meaneth this?

44-2:13†††† Others mocking said, These men are full of new wine.

44-2:14†††† But Peter standing vp with the eleuen, lift vp his voyce, and said vnto them, Ye men of Iudea, & all ye that dwell at Hierusalem, be this knowen vnto you, and hearken to my words:

44-2:15†††† For these are not drunken, as ye suppose, seeing it is but the third houre of the day.

44-2:16†††† But this is that which was spoken by the Prophet Ioel,

44-2:17†††† And it shall come to passe in the last dayes (saith God) I will powre out of my Spirit vpon all flesh: and your sonnes and your daughters shall prophesie, and your yong men shall see visions, and your old men shall dreame dreames:

44-2:18†††† And on my seruants, and on my handmaidens, I will powre out in those daies of my Spirit, and they shall prophesie:

44-2:19†††† And I wil shew wonders in heauen aboue, and signes in the earth beneath: blood, and fire, and vapour of smoke.

44-2:20†††† The Sunne shall be turned into darkenesse, and the Moone into blood, before that great and notable day of the Lord come.

44-2:21†††† And it shall come to passe, that whosoeuer shall call on the Name of the Lord, shalbe saued.

44-2:22†††† Yee men of Israel, heare these words, Iesus of Nazareth, a man approued of God among you, by miracles, wonders, and signes, which God did by him in the midst of you, as yee your selues also know:

44-2:23†††† Him, being deliuered by the determinate counsell and foreknowledge of God, yee haue taken, and by wicked hands, haue crucified, and slaine:

44-2:24†††† Whom God hath raised vp, hauing loosed the paines of death: because it was not possible that hee should be holden of it.

44-2:25†††† For Dauid speaketh concerning him, I foresaw the Lord alwayes before my face, for he is on my right hand, that I should not be moued.

44-2:26†††† Therefore did my heart reioyce, and my tongue was glad: Moreouer also, my flesh shall rest in hope,

44-2:27†††† Because thou wilt not leaue my soule in hell, neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy one to see corruption.

44-2:28†††† Thou hast made knowen to mee the wayes of life, thou shalt make mee full of ioy with thy countenance.

44-2:29†††† Men and brethren, let me freely speake vnto you of the Patriarch Dauid, that he is both dead & buried, and his sepulchre is with vs vnto this day:

44-2:30†††† Therefore being a Prophet, and knowing that God had sworne with an oath to him, that of the fruit of his loines, according to the flesh, hee would raise vp Christ, to sit on his throne:

44-2:31†††† He seeing this before, spake of the resurrection of Christ, that his soule was not left in hell, neither his flesh did see corruption.

44-2:32†††† This Iesus hath God raised vp, whereof we all are witnesses.

44-2:33†††† Therefore being by the right hand of God exalted, and hauing receiued of the Father the promise of the holy Ghost, he hath shed forth this, which ye now see and heare.

44-2:34†††† For Dauid is not ascended into the heauens, but he saith himselfe, The Lord said vnto my Lord, Sit thou on my right hand,

44-2:35†††† Untill I make thy foes thy footstoole.

44-2:36†††† Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made that same Iesus, whom ye haue crucified, both Lord and Christ.

44-2:37†††† Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said vnto Peter, and to the rest of the Apostles, Men and brethren, What shall we doe?

44-2:38†††† Then Peter said vnto them, Repent, and be baptized euery one of you in the Name of Iesus Christ, for the remission of sinnes, and ye shal receiue the gift of the holy Ghost.

44-2:39†††† For the promise is vnto you, and to your children, and to all that are afarre off, euen as many as the Lord our God shall call.

44-2:40†††† And with many other words did hee testifie and exhort, saying, Saue your selues from this vntoward generation.

44-2:41†††† Then they that gladly receiued his word, were baptized: and the same day there were added vnto them about three thousand soules.

44-2:42†††† And they continued stedfastly in the Apostles doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in praiers.

44-2:43†††† And feare came vpon euery soule: and many wonders and signes were done by the Apostles.

44-2:44†††† And all that beleeued were together, and had all things common,

44-2:45†††† And solde their possessions and goods, and parted them to all men, as euery man had need.

44-2:46†††† And they continuing daily with one accord in the Temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladnesse and singlenesse of heart,

44-2:47†††† Praising God, and hauing fauour with all the people. And the Lord added to the Church dayly such as should be saued.

 

 

 

 

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Acts 3:

Chapter 3:26 Verses

44 Acts

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44-3:1††††† Nowe Peter and Iohn went vp together into the Temple at the houre of prayer, beeing the ninth houre.

44-3:2††††† And a certaine man lame from his mothers womb was caried, whom they laide daily at the gate of the Temple which is called Beautifull, to aske almes of them that entred into the Temple.

44-3:3††††† Who seeing Peter & Iohn about to go into the Temple, asked an almes.

44-3:4††††† And Peter fastening his eyes vpon him, with Iohn, said, Looke on vs.

44-3:5††††† And he gaue heede vnto them, expecting to receiue something of them.

44-3:6††††† Then Peter said, Siluer and gold haue I none, but such as I haue, giue I thee: In the Name of Iesus Christ of Nazareth, rise vp and walke.

44-3:7††††† And hee tooke him by the right hand, & lift him vp: aud immediatly his feete and ancle bones receiued strength.

44-3:8††††† And hee leaping vp, stood, and walked, and entred with them into the Temple, walking, and leaping, and praising God.

44-3:9††††† And all the people saw him walking, and praising God.

44-3:10†††† And they knew that it was hee which sate for almes at the beautifull gate of the Temple: and they were filled with wonder and amazement at that which had happened vnto him.

44-3:11†††† And as the lame man which was healed, helde Peter and Iohn, all the people ranne together vnto them in the porch, that is called Solomons, greatly wondring.

44-3:12†††† And when Peter sawe it, hee answered vnto the people, Yee men of Israel, why marueile ye at this? or why looke yee so earnestly on vs, as though by our owne power or holinesse we had made this man to walke?

44-3:13†††† The God of Abraham, and of Isaac, and of Iacob, the God of our fathers hath glorified his sonne Iesus, whom ye deliuered vp, and denied him in the presence of Pilate, when hee was determined to let him goe.

44-3:14†††† But ye denied the Holy one, and the Iust, and desired a murderer to be granted vnto you,

44-3:15†††† And killed the Prince of life, whom God hath raised from the dead, whereof we are witnesses.

44-3:16†††† And his Name through faith in his Name hath made this man strong, whom ye see and know: yea, the faith which is by him, hath giuen him this perfect soundnesse in the presence of you all.

44-3:17†††† And now brethren, I wote that through ignorance yee did it, as did also your rulers.

44-3:18†††† But those things which God before had shewed by the mouth of all his Prophets, that Christ should suffer, hee hath so fulfilled.

44-3:19†††† Repent yee therefore, and bee conuerted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shal come from the presence of the Lord.

44-3:20†††† And hee shall send Iesus Christ, which before was preached vnto you.

44-3:21†††† Whom the heauen must receiue, vntill the times of restitution of all things, which God hath spoken by the mouth of all his holy Prophets since the world began.

44-3:22†††† For Moses truely said vnto the fathers, A Prophet shall the Lord your God raise vp vnto you of your brethren, like vnto me; him shall yee heare in all things whatsoeuer he shal say vnto you.

44-3:23†††† And it shall come to passe, that euery soule which will not heare that Prophet, shalbe destroyed from among the people.

44-3:24†††† Yea and all the Prophets from Samuel, and those that follow after, as many as haue spoken, haue likewise foretold of these dayes.

44-3:25†††† Yee are the children of the Prophets, and of the couenant which God made with our fathers, saying vnto Abraham, And in thy seed shall all the kinreds of the earth be blessed.

44-3:26†††† Unto you first, God hauing raised vp his Sonne Iesus, sent him to blesse you, in turning away euery one of you from his iniquities.

 

 

 

 

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Acts 4:

Chapter 4:37 Verses

44 Acts

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44-4:1††††† And as they spake vnto the people, the Priests and the captaine of the Temple, and the Sadduces came vpon them,

44-4:2††††† Being grieued that they taught the people, and preached through Iesus the resurrection from the dead.

44-4:3††††† And they laid hands on them, and put them in hold vnto the next day: for it was now euentide.

44-4:4††††† Howbeit, many of them which heard the word, beleeued, and the number of the men was about fiue thousand.

44-4:5††††† And it came to passe on the morow, that their rulers, and Elders, and Scribes,

44-4:6††††† And Annas the high Priest, and Caiphas, and Iohn, and Alexander, and as many as were of the kinred of the high Priest, were gathered together at Hierusalem.

44-4:7††††† And when they had set them in the middest, they asked, By what power, or by what name haue ye done this?

44-4:8††††† Then Peter filled with the holy Ghost, said vnto them, Ye rulers of the people, and Elders of Israel,

44-4:9††††† If we this day be examined of the good deed done to the impotent man, by what meanes he is made whole,

44-4:10†††† Be it knowen vnto you all, and to all the people of Israel, that by the Name of Iesus Christ of Nazareth, whom ye crucified, whome God raised from the dead, euen by him, doeth this man stand here before you, whole.

44-4:11†††† This is the stone which was set at nought of you builders, which is become the head of the corner.

44-4:12†††† Neither is there saluation in any other: for there is none other name vnder heauen giuen among men whereby we must be saued.

44-4:13†††† Now when they sawe the boldnesse of Peter and Iohn, and perceiued that they were vnlearned and ignorant men, they marueiled, and they tooke knowledge of them, that they had bene with Iesus.

44-4:14†††† And beholding the man which was healed, standing with them, they could say nothing against it.

44-4:15†††† But when they had commanded them to go aside out of the Council, they conferred among themselues,

44-4:16†††† Saying, What shall we do to these men? for that indeed a notable miracle hath bene done by them, is manifest to all them that dwell in Hierusalem, and we cannot denie it.

44-4:17†††† But that it spread no farther among the people, let vs straitly threaten them, that they speake henceforth to no man in this Name.

44-4:18†††† And they called them, and commanded them, not to speake at all, nor teach in the Name of Iesus.

44-4:19†††† But Peter and Iohn answered, and said vnto them, Whether it be right in the sight of God, to hearken vnto you more then vnto God, iudge ye.

44-4:20†††† For wee cannot but speake the things which we haue seene and heard.

44-4:21†††† So when they had further threatned them, they let them goe, finding nothing how they might punish them, because of the people: for all men glorified God for that which was done.

44-4:22†††† For the man was aboue fourtie yeeres olde, on whome this miracle of healing was shewed.

44-4:23†††† And being let goe, they went to their owne company, and reported all that the chiefe Priests and Elders had said vnto them.

44-4:24†††† And when they heard that, they lift vp their voyce to God with one accord, & said, Lord, thou art God which hast made heauen and earth, and the sea, and all that in them is,

44-4:25†††† Who by the mouth of thy seruant Dauid hast saide, Why did the heathen rage, and the people imagine vaine things?

44-4:26†††† The Kings of the earth stood vp, and the rulers were gathered together against the Lord, & against his Christ.

44-4:27†††† For of a trueth against thy holy child Iesus, whom thou hast anointed, both Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles, and the people of Israel were gathered together,

44-4:28†††† For to doe whatsoeuer thy hand and thy counsell determined before to be done.

44-4:29†††† And now Lord, behold their threatnings, and graunt vnto thy seruants, that with all boldnesse they may speake thy word,

44-4:30†††† By stretching foorth thine hand to heale: and that signes and wonders may be done by the Name of thy holy child Iesus.

44-4:31†††† And when they had prayed, the place was shaken where they were assembled together, and they were all filled with the holy Ghost, and they spake the word of God with boldnesse.

44-4:32†††† And the multitude of them that beleeued, were of one heart, and of one soule: Neither said any of them, that ought of the things which he possessed, was his owne, but they had all things common.

44-4:33†††† And with great power gaue the Apostles witnesse of the resurrection of the Lord Iesus, and great grace was vpon them all.

44-4:34†††† Neither was there any among them that lacked: For as many as were possessors of lands, or houses, sold them, and brought the prices of the things that were solde,

44-4:35†††† And laide them downe at the Apostles feete: And distribution was made vnto euery man according as hee had neede.

44-4:36†††† And Ioses, who by the Apostles was surnamed Barnabas (which is, being interpreted, The sonne of consolation) a Leuite, and of the Countrey of Cyprus,

44-4:37†††† Hauing land, sold it, and brought the money, & laid it at the Apostles feet.

 

 

 

 

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Acts 5:

Chapter 5:42 Verses

44 Acts

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44-5:1††††† But a certaine man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, solde a possession,

44-5:2††††† And kept backe part of the price, his wife also being priuy to it, and brought a certaine part, and layd it at the Apostles feete.

44-5:3††††† But Peter said, Ananias, Why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the holy Ghost, and to keepe backe part of the price of the land?

44-5:4††††† Whiles it remained, was it not thine owne? and after it was sold, was it not in thine owne power? why hast thou conceiued this thing in thine heart? thou hast not lied vnto men, but vnto God.

44-5:5††††† And Ananias hearing these words, fell downe, and gaue vp the ghost: and great feare came on all them that heard these things.

44-5:6††††† And the yong men arose, wound him vp, and caried him out, and buried him.

44-5:7††††† And it was about the space of three houres after, when his wife, not knowing what was done, came in.

44-5:8††††† And Peter answered vnto her, Tell me whether ye sold the land for so much. And she saide, Yea, for so much.

44-5:9††††† Then Peter saide vnto her, How is it that ye haue agreed together, to tempt the Spirit of the Lord? behold, the feete of them which haue buried thy husband, are at the doore, and shall cary thee out.

44-5:10†††† Then fell she downe straightway at his feete, and yeelded vp the ghost: And the yong men came in, and found her dead, and carying her forth, buried her by her husband.

44-5:11†††† And great feare came vpon all the Church, and vpon as many as heard these things.

44-5:12†††† And by the hands of the Apostles, were many signes and wonders wrought among the people. (And they were all with one accord in Solomons porch.

44-5:13†††† And of the rest durst no man ioyne himselfe to them: But the people magnified them.

44-5:14†††† And beleeuers were the more added to the Lord, multitudes both of men and women.)

44-5:15†††† Insomuch that they brought foorth the sicke into the streetes, and layed them on beds and couches, that at the least the shadow of Peter passing by, might ouershadow some of them.

44-5:16†††† There came also a multitude out of the cities round about vnto Hierusalem, bringing sicke folkes, and them which were vexed with vncleane spirits: and they were healed euery one.

44-5:17†††† Then the high Priest rose vp, and al they that were with him, (which is the sect of the Sadduces) and were filled with indignation,

44-5:18†††† And laid their hands on the Apostles, & put them in the common prison.

44-5:19†††† But the Angel of the Lord by night opened the prison doores, and brought them foorth, and said,

44-5:20†††† Goe, stand and speake in the Temple to the people all the words of this life.

44-5:21†††† And when they heard that, they entred into the Temple early in the morning, & taught: but the high Priest came, and they that were with him, and called the Councill together, and all the Senate of the children of Israel, and sent to the prison to haue them brought.

44-5:22†††† But when the officers came, and found them not in the prison, they returned, and told,

44-5:23†††† Saying, The prison truely found we shut with all safety, and the keepers standing without before the doores, but when we had opened, we found no man within.

44-5:24†††† Now when the high Priest, and the captaine of the Temple, and the chiefe Priests heard these things, they doubted of them wherunto this would grow.

44-5:25†††† Then came one, and told them, saying, Behold, the men whom ye put in prison, are standing in the Temple, and teaching the people.

44-5:26†††† Then went the captaine with the officers, and brought them without violence: (For they feared the people, lest they should haue bene stoned.)

44-5:27†††† And when they had brought them, they set them before the Councill, and the high Priest asked them,

44-5:28†††† Saying, Did not wee straitly command you, that you should not teach in this Name? And behold, yee haue filled Hierusalem with your doctrine, and intend to bring this mans blood vpon vs.

44-5:29†††† Then Peter, and the other Apostles answered, and saide, Wee ought to obey God rather then men.

44-5:30†††† The God of our fathers raised vp Iesus, whom yee slew and hanged on a tree.

44-5:31†††† Him hath God exalted with his right hand to bee a Prince and a Sauiour, for to giue repentance to Israel, and forgiuenesse of sinnes.

44-5:32†††† And we are his witnesses of these things, and so is also the holy Ghost, whom God hath giuen to them that obey him.

44-5:33†††† When they heard that, they were cut to the heart, and tooke counsell to slay them.

44-5:34†††† Then stood there vp one in the Councill, a Pharisee, named Gamaliel, a doctour of Law, had in reputation among all the people, and commanded to put the Apostles forth a litle space,

44-5:35†††† And said vnto them, Yee men of Israel, take heed to your selues, what ye intend to doe as touching these men.

44-5:36†††† For before these dayes rose vp Theudas, boasting himselfe to be some body, to whom a number of men, about foure hundred, ioyned themselues: who was slaine, and all, as many as obeied him, were scattered, & brought to nought.

44-5:37†††† After this man rose vp Iudas of Galilee, in the dayes of the taxing, and drew away much people after him: hee also perished, and all, euen as many as obeyed him, were dispersed.

44-5:38†††† And now I say vnto you, refraine from these men, and let them alone: for if this counsell or this worke be of men, it will come to nought.

44-5:39†††† But if it be of God, ye cannot ouerthrow it, lest haply yee be found euen to fight against God.

44-5:40†††† And to him they agreed: and when they had called the Apostles, and beaten them, they commanded that they should not speake in the Name of Iesus, and let them goe.

44-5:41†††† And they departed from the presence of the Councill, reioycing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his Name.

44-5:42†††† And dayly in the Temple, and in euery house, they ceased not to teach and preach Iesus Christ.

 

 

 

 

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44-6:1††††† And in those dayes when the number of the Disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrewes, because their widowes were neglected in the daily ministration.

44-6:2††††† Then the twelue called the multitude of the disciples vnto them, and said, It is not reason that we should leaue the word of God, and serue tables.

44-6:3††††† Wherefore brethren, looke ye out among you seuen men of honest report, full of the holy Ghost, and wisedome, whom we may appoint ouer this businesse.

44-6:4††††† But we will giue our selues continually to prayer, and to the ministerie of the word.

44-6:5††††† And the saying pleased the whole multitude: and they chose Steuen, a man full of faith and of the holy Ghost, and Philip, and Prochorus, and Nicanor, and Timon, and Permenas, and Nicolas a proselyte of Antioch.

44-6:6††††† Whom they set before the Apostles: and when they had praied, they layd their hands on them.

44-6:7††††† And the word of God encreased, and the number of the Disciples multiplied in Hierusalem greatly, and a great company of the Priests were obedient to the faith.

44-6:8††††† And Steuen full of faith and power, did great wonders and miracles among the people.

44-6:9††††† Then there arose certaine of the Synagogue, which is called the Synagogue of the Libertines, and Cyrenians, and Alexandrians, and of them of Cilicia, and of Asia, disputing with Steuen.

44-6:10†††† And they were not able to resist the wisedome and the spirit by which he spake.

44-6:11†††† Then they suborned men which said, We haue heard him speake blasphemous words against Moses, and against God.

44-6:12†††† And they stirred vp the people, and the Elders, and the Scribes, and came vpon him, and caught him, and brought him to the Councell,

44-6:13†††† And set vp false witnesses, which said, This man ceaseth not to speake blasphemous words against this holy place, and the Law.

44-6:14†††† For we haue heard him say, that this Iesus of Nazareth shall destroy this place, & shall change the Customes which Moses deliuered vs.

44-6:15†††† And all that sate in the Councell, looking stedfastly on him, saw his face as it had bene the face of an Angel.

 

 

 

 

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44-7:1††††† Then said the high Priest, Are these things so?

44-7:2††††† And hee said, Men, brethren, and fathers, hearken: The God of glory appeared vnto our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Charran,

44-7:3††††† And said vnto him, Get thee out of thy countrey, and from thy kinred, and come into the land which I shall shew thee.

44-7:4††††† Then came he out of the land of the Chaldeans, and dwelt in Charran: and from thence, when his father was dead, he remoued him into this lande wherein ye now dwell.

44-7:5††††† And he gaue him none inheritance in it, no not so much as to set his foote on: yet he promised that he would giue it to him for a possession, and to his seed after him, when as yet he had no child.

44-7:6††††† And God spake on this wise, that his seede should soiourne in a strange land, and that they should bring them into bondage, and intreate them euill foure hundreth yeeres.

44-7:7††††† And the nation to whom they shal bee in bondage, will I iudge, saide God: And after that shall they come forth, and serue me in this place.

44-7:8††††† And he gaue him the couenant of Circumcision: and so Abraham begate Isaac, and circumcised him the eight day: and Isaac begate Iacob, and Iacob begate the twelue Patriarchs.

44-7:9††††† And the Patriarchs moued with enuie, sold Ioseph into Egypt: but God was with him,

44-7:10†††† And deliuered him out of all his afflictions, and gaue him fauour and wisedome in the sight of Pharao king of Egypt: and he made him gouernour ouer Egypt and all his house.

44-7:11†††† Now there came a dearth ouer all the land of Egypt, and Chanaan, and great affliction, and our fathers found no sustenance.

44-7:12†††† But when Iacob heard that there was corne in Egypt, he sent out our fathers first.

44-7:13†††† And at the second time Ioseph was made knowen to his brethren, and Iosephs kinred was made knowen vnto Pharao.

44-7:14†††† Then sent Ioseph, and called his father Iacob to him, and all his kinred, threescore and fifteeene soules.

44-7:15†††† So Iacob went downe into Egypt, and died, he and our fathers,

44-7:16†††† And were caried ouer into Sichem, and laid in the sepulchre that Abraham bought for a summe of money of the sonnes of Emor the father of Sichem.

44-7:17†††† But when the time of the promise drew nigh, which God had sworne to Abraham, the people grew and multiplied in Egypt,

44-7:18†††† Till another king arose, which knew not Ioseph.

44-7:19†††† The same dealt subtilly with our kinred, and euill intreated our fathers, so that they cast out their yong children, to the end they might not liue.

44-7:20†††† In which time Moses was borne, and was exceeding faire, and nourished vp in his fathers house three moneths:

44-7:21†††† And when he was cast out, Pharaohs daughter tooke him vp, and nourished him for her owne sonne.

44-7:22†††† And Moses was learned in all the wisedome of the Egyptians, and was mightie in words and in deeds.

44-7:23†††† And when he was full forty yeres old, it came into his heart to visit his brethren the children of Israel.

44-7:24†††† And seeing one of them suffer wrong, he defended him, and auenged him