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e 13 Others mocking, said, "These jhand that I should not be moveo : men are full of new wine.

26 Therefore did my heart re:. f 14 T But Peter, standing up with joice, and my tongue was glad;

the eleven, lifted up his voice, and moreover also, my-flesh shall rest said unto them, Ye men of Judea, in hope : and all ye that dwell at Jerusalem, t 27 Because thou wilt not leave be this known unto you, and heark- my soul in hell, neither wilt thou en to my words :

suffer thine Holy One to see cor15 For these are not drunken, ruption. as ye suppose, seeing it is but the c 28 Thou hast made known to me third hour of the day.

the ways of life ; thou shalt make 16 But this is that which was me full of joy with thycountenance, spoken by the prophet Joel,

29 Men and brethren, let me a 17 And it shall come to pass in freely speak unto you of the patrithe last days, saith God, I will arch David, that he is both dead pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and buried, and his sepulchre is and your sons and your daughters with us unto this day. shall prophesy, and your young 30 Therefore being a prophet, men shall see visions, and your old and knowing that God had sworn men shall dream dreams :

with an oath to him, that of the 18 And on my servants, and on fruit of his loins, according to the my hand-maidens, I will pour out flesh, he would raise up Christ to in those days of ny Spirit ; and sit on his throne; they shall prophesy :

31 He seeing this before, s 19 And I will shew wonders in of the resurrection of Christ, that heaven above, and signs in the his soul was not left in hell, neiearth beneath; blood, and fire, ther his flesh did see corruption. and va pour of smoke.

| 32 This Jesus hath God raised 20 The sun shall be turned into up, whereof we all are witnesses. darkness, and the moon into blood, t 33 Therefore being by the right before that great and notable day hand of God exalted, and having of the Lord come.

| received of the Father the promise d 21.And it shall come to pass, that of the Holy Ghost, he hath shed whosoever shall call on the name forth this, which ye now see and of the Lord, shall be saved. Thear.

22 Ye men of Israel, hear these i 34 For David is not ascended words; Jesus of Nazareth, a man into the heavens, but he saith him· approved of God among you by self, The LORD said unto my Lord, miracles, and wonders, and signs,Sit thou on my right hand, wsich God did by him in the midst 35 Until I make thy foes thy of you, as ye yourselves also know: footstool. t 23 Him, being delivered by the 36 Therefore let all the house of determinate counsel and foreknow- Israel know assuredly, that God ledge of God, ye have taken, and hath made that same Jesus whom by wicked hands have crucified ye have crucified, both Lord and and slain :

Christ. 24 Whom God hath raised up, ! f 37 T Now when they heard this, having loosed the pains of death : they were pricked in their heart, because it was not possible that he and said unto Peter and to the rest should be holden of it.

of the apostles, Men and brethren, @ 25 For David speaketh concern- what shall we do? ing him, I foresaw the Lord always d 38 Then Peter said unto them, before my face; for he is on myright Repent, and be baptized every opc

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of you in the name of Jesus Christ, d 5 And he gave heed unto then for the remission of sins,and ye shall expecting to receive something of receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. them.

39 For the promise is unto you, 6 Then Peter said, Silver and and to your children, and to all gold have I none; but such as 1 that are afar off, even as many as have give I thee: In the name of the Lord our God shall call. Jesus Christ of Nazareth, rise d 40 And with many other words and walk. did he testify and exhort, saying, 7 And he took him by the nat Save yourselves from this unto- hand, and lifted him up: and im ward generation.

mediately his feet and anclebaner f41 T Then they that gladly re- received strength. ceived his word, were baptized : m 8 And he, leaping up, stood, and and the same day there were walked, and entered with them into added unto them about three thou. the temple, walking, and leaping sand souls.

and praising God. 42 And they continued stead. 9 And all the people saw his fastly in the apostles' doctrine and walking and praising God: fellowship, and in breaking of 10 And they knew that it was bread, and in prayers.

The which sat for alms at the Beat ear came upon every tiful gate of the temple : and they soul : and many wonders and signs were filled with wonder and amaze were done by the apostles. ment at that which had happened

44 And all that believed were to-lunto him. gether, and had all things common; f 11 And as the lame man which

45 And sold their possessions and was healed held Peter and Job, goods, and parted them to all men, all the people ran together unto as every man had need

them in the porch that is called d 46 And they, continuing daily Solomon's, greatly wondering. with one accord in the temple, 12 f. And when Peter saw it, he and breaking bread from house to answered unto the people, Ye men house, did eat their meat with of Israel why marvel ye at this? gladness and singleness of heart, or why look ye so earnestly on us,

47 Praising God, and having fa- as though by our own power or vour with all the people. And the holiness we had made this man to Lord added to the church daily walk ? such as should be saved.

t 13 The God of Abraham, and CHAP. III.

of Isaac, and of Jacob, the God of d* TINTOW Peter and John went our fathers hath glorified his Son

V up together into the tem- Jesus: whom ve delivered up, and ple, at the hour of prayer, being denied him in the presence of the ninth hour.

Pilate, when he was determined f 2 And a certain man lame from to let him go. his mother's womb was carried, t 14 But ye denied the Holy One, whom they laid daily at the gate and the Just, and desired a murof the temple which is called Beau- derer to be granted unto you ; tiful, to ask alms of them that en-! 15 And killed the Prince of life, tered into the temple;

whom God hath raised from the 3 Who, seeing Peter and John dead; whereof we are witnesses. about to go into the temple, asked c 16 And his name, through faith an alms.

in his name, hath made this man 4 And Peter fastening his eyes up-strong, whom ye see and know ; on him with John, said, Look on us. yea, the faith which is by him

hath given him this perfect sound-the people, and preached through ness in the presence of you all. Jesus the resurrection from the

17 And now, brethren, I wotdead. that through ignorance ye did it, l 3 And they laid hands on them, as did also your rulers.

them in hold unto the next · 18 But those things which God day : for it was now even-tide. before hath shewed by the mouth d 4 Howbeit, many of them which of all his prophets, that Christ heard the word, believed ; and should suffer, he hath so fulfilled. the number of the men was about d 19 | Repent ye therefore, and five thousand. be converted, that your sins may 5 T And it came to pass on the be blotted out, when the times of morrow, that their rulers, and elrefreshing shall come from the ders, and scribes, presence of the Lord ;

If6 And Annas the high priest, 20 And he shall send Jesus and Caiaphas, and John, and Christ, which before was preached Alexander, and as many as were unto you:

of the kindred of the high priest, - 21 Whom the heaven must re- were gathered together at Jeruceive, until the times of restitution salem. of all things, which God hath spool ? And when they had set them ken by the mouth of all his holy in the midst, they asked, By what prophets, since the world began. power, or by what name hàve ye a 22 For Moses truly said unto done this? the fathers, A Prophet shall the t 8 Then Peter, filled with the Lord your God raise up unto you, Holy Ghost, said unto them, Ye of your brethren, like unto me ; rulers of the people, and elders of him shall ye hear in all things, Israel, whatsoever he shall say unto you. 9 If we this day be examined of w 23 And it shall come to pass, the good deed done to the impotent that every soul which will not man, by what means he is made hear that Prophet, shall be de- whole ; stroyed from among the people. t 10 Be it known unto you all,

24 Yea, and all the prophets and to all the people of Israel, that, from Samuel, and those that fol- by the name of Jesus Christ of low after, as many as have spoken, Nazareth whom ye crucified, have likewise foretold of these whom God raised from the dead; days.

even by him doth this man stand 25 Ye are the children of the here before you whole. prophets, and of the covenant 11 This is the stone which was which God made with our fathers, set at nought of you builders, saying unto Abraham, And in thy which is become the head of the seed shall all the kindreds of the corner. earth be blessed.

It 12 Neither is there salvation in b 26 Unto you first, God having any other : for there is none other raised up his son Jesus, sent him name under beaven given among to bless you, in turning away every men whereby we must be saved. one of you from his iniquities. 13 | Now, when they saw the CHAP. IV.

boldness of Peter and John, and f AND as they spake unto the perceived that they were unlearn

A people, the priests, and the led and ignorant men, they marcaptain of the temple, and the velled ; and they took knowledge Sadducees came upon them, of them, that they had been with c 2 Being grieved that they taught Jesus.

14 And beholding the man which fup, and the rulers were gathered was healed standing with them, together against the Lord, and they could say nothing against it. against bis Christ. f 15 But when they had com- 27 For of a truth against the manded them to go aside out of holy child Jesus, whom thon bast the council, they conferred among anointed, both Herod, and Pontius themselves,

Pilate, with the Gentiles, and the 16 Saying, What shall we do to people of Israel, were gathered these men for that indeed a nota- logether, ble miracle hath been done by t* 28 For to do whatsoever thy them is manifest to all them that hand and thy counsel determined dwell in Jerusalem, and we cannot before to be done. deny it.

29 And now, Lord, behold their 17 But that it spread no further threatenings and grant unto the among the people, let us straitly servants,that with all boldness they threaten them, that they speak may speak thy word, . henceforth to no man in this name. 30 By stretching forth thine hand

18 And they called them, and to heal; and that signs and woncommanded them not to speak at ders may be done by the name of all, nor teach in the name of Je- thy holy child Jesus.

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m 31 And when they had pray. d 19 But Peter and John answered, the place was shaken where ed and said unto them, Whether it they were assembled together; be right in the sight of God to and they were all filled with the hearken unto you more than unto Holy Ghost, and they spake the God, judge ye.

word of God with boldness. 4. * 20 For we cannot but speak the d 32 And the multitude of them things which we have seen and that believed were of one heart, heard.

and of one soul : neither said any 21 So, when they bad further of them that aught of the things threatened them, they let them go, which he possessed was his own, finding nothing how they might but they had all things common.01 punish them, because of the people: 16 33 And with great power gave for all men glorified God for that the apostles witness of the resurwhich was done.

rection of the Lord Jesus : and 22 For the man was above forty great grace was upon them all. }} years old on whom this miracle of d 34 Neither was there any among healing was shewed.

them that lacked : for as many as f 23 | And being let go, they were possessors of lands or houses went to their own company, and sold them, and brought the prices reported all that the chief priests of the things that were sold, and elders had said unto them. 35 And laid them down at the

24 And when they heard that, apostles' feet: and distribution they lifted up their voice to God was made unto every man accorwith one accord, and said, Lord, ding as he had need.

Ft thou art God, which hast made g 36 And Joses, who by the aposheaven, and earth, and the sea, tles was surnamed Barnabas, and all that in them is;

(which is, being interpreted, The 25 Who, by the mouth of thy son of consolation.) a Levite, and servant David hast said, Why did of the country of Cyprus, the heathen rage, and the people 37 Having land, sold it, and imagine vain things ?

brought the money, and laid it at a 26 The kings of the earth stood the apostles' feet.

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CHAP. V.

113 And of the rest durst no inan F D UT a certain man named join himself to them: but the peon

D Ananias, with Sapphira his ple magnified them. w ife, sold a possession,

d 14 And believers were the more 2 And kept back part of the added to the Lord, multitudes both price, (his wife also being privy to of men and women ;) it,) and brought a certain part, and 15 Insomuch that they brought laid it at the apostles' feet. forth the sick into the streets, and ** 3 But Peter said, Ananias, why laid them on beds and couches, that hath Satan filled thine heart to lie at the least the shadow of Peter to the Holy Ghost, and to keep passing by might overshadow some back part of the price of the land ? of them.

4. While it remained, was it not m 16 There came also a multitude thine own ? and after it was sold, out of the cities round about unto was it not in thine own power ? Jerusalem, bringing sick folks, and why hast thou conceived this thing them which were vexed with unin thine heart ? thou hast not lied clean spirits ; and they were heal. unto men, but unto God.

ed every one. m 5 And Ananias hearing these f 17 Then the high priest rose words, fell down, and gave up the up, and all they that were with ghost. And great fear came on all him, (which is the sect of them that heard these things. ducees,) and were filled with in

6 And the young men arose, dignation, wound him up, and carried him 18 And laid their hands on the out, and buried him.

apostles, and put them in the com 7 And it was about the space of mon prison. three hours after, when bis wife, I m 19 But the angel of the Lord by not knowing what was done, caine night opened the prison-doors, and in.

brought them forth, and said, 8 And Peter answered unto her, 20 Go, stand and speak in the Tell me whether ye sold the land temple to the people all the words for so much ? And she said, Yea, of this life. for so much.

18 21 And when they heard that, 9 Then Peter said unto her, How they entered into the temple early is it that ye have agreed together in the morning, and taught. But to tempt the Spirit of the Lord ? the high priest came, and they that behold the feet of them which have were with him, and called the buried thy husband are at the door, council together, and all the senate and shall carry thee out.

of the children of Israel, and sent to m 10 Then fell she down straight the prison to have them brought. way at his feet, and yielded up the 22 But when the officers came, ghost. And the young men came and found them not in the prison, in, and found her dead, and carry- they returned, and told, ing her forth, buried her by her 23 Saying, The prison truly found husband.

we shut with all safety, and the 11 And great fear came upon all keepers standing without before the church, and upon as many as the doors : but when we had openheard these things.

ed, we found no man within. in 12 | And by the hands of the 24 Now, when the high priest, apostles were many sigas and won- and the captain of the temple, and ders wrought among the people ; the chief priests heard these things, (and they were all with one accord they doubted of them whereunto in Solomon's porch.

this would grow.

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