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lie made him governor over Egypt, and all 34 I live feen, I have seen the his house.
of my people which is in, Egypt, 100 11 Now there came a dearth over all the heard their groaning, u'd im comeden land of Egypt and Chanaan, and great afflic- deliver them. And nos, coone, I tion: and our fathers found no luitenance. thee into Egspt.
12 But when Jacob heard that there was 35 This Moies whoin they refufc, corn in Egypt, he sent out our fathers first. who made thee a rule and a pube
13 And at the second time Joreph was made fame did God ford to be a rolar da known to his brethren; and Josephs kindred veret, by the hand of the 2nd was made known unto Pharaoh.
peared to him in the buih. 14 Thon fent Joseph and called his father 36 He hrought them out, after that a Jacob to him, and all his kindred, threescore thewed wonders and tiges in the w and fifteen fouls.
Egypt, and in the Red fea, and la k 15. So Jacob went down into Egypt, and deres forty years dicil, he, and our fathers,
37 This is that Mofes wii U 16 And were carried over into Sychem, the chüdren of lirad, & Prophes its and laid in the sepulchre that Abraham Lord your God caise up to see a bought for a sum of money of the sons of brethren like unto me; hiin tapeta Emmor, the father of Sychem.
38 This is he that was in the church 17 But when the time of the promise drew Wilderness with the angel elid nigh, which God had sworn to Abraham, him in the mount Sina, and we the people grew and multiplied in Egypt. who received the lively onclato gius
19 Till another king arose, which knew us; nor Jofeph :
39 To whoin our fathers se 19 The fame dealt subtilly with our kin. but thrult hun from them, and in the dred, and evil-entreated our fathers, lo that turned back again into Eypt.. they cast out their young children, to the 40 Saying unto Aaros, Make u end they might not live.
before us : for os for this Molo 1 20 In which time Mores was born, and brought us oat of the land of Egypt was exceeding fair, and nourished up in liis not what is become of hin, fathers house three months:
41 And they made a call in the 21 And when he was caft out, Pharaohs and offered facrifice unto the del, daughter took him up, and nourished hun joiced in the works of their own for her own Ton.
42 Then God turned, and are sia 22 And Mofes was learned in all the wir- to worship the hod of beaven, asta dom of the Egyptians, and was mighty in ten in the book of the propas un words and in deeds.
of Ifracl, llave ye odcred to se La 23 And when he was full forty years old, and facrifices of the space of forty yo it carne into his heart to vifit his brethren wilderness? the children of Ifrael.
43 Yea, ye took up the taksack 1 24 And lecing one of them suffer wrong. Iocla, and the far of your God ka he defended him, and avenged him that was figures which ye inade to eat oppressed, and (mote the Egyptian: and I will carry you awzy boyscd Le
25 For he fupposed his brethren would 44 Our fathers had the taberas have understood low that God by his hand nels in the wildernes, 3 be bad 7 would deliver them; but they understood speaking unto Mels, that ke bo not.
it according to the fathian chat in 26 And the next day he shewcd himself tecn: unto them as they ítrove, and would have 45 wlich allooar fatbons that can Ict them at one again, faying, Sirs, ye are brought in with Jesus inta tk pold brethren; why do ye wrong one to another the Gentiles, whoin Cod de ***
27 But he th did his neighbour wrong face of our fathers, unto the daralo thrust him away, saying, who made thee a 46 Who found favour before ruler and a judge over us?
delired to find a tabernack for the 28 Wilt thou kill me, as thou didft thc Jacob. Egyptian yefterday?
47 But Solomoa built tirs aan 29 Then Aed Mofes at this saying, and 48 Howbcit, the met la was a stranger in the land of Midian, where in temples made with banis, He begat two sons.
prophec, 30 And when forty years were expired, 47 Heaven is my throac, and there appeared to him, in the wilderness of focuftool: what noirfe wili ve te mour: Sina, an angel of the Lord in a flame the Lord; or, what is the pics of fire in a bush.
Sollath not my handmade 31 When Mofes saw it, he wondcred at SI | Ye ftit-ticked anic the light: and as he drew near to !elrold it, heart and ears, yo da alvays 21 the voice of the Lord cune unto him, Ghdit: as our fathers did. Lo
32 Saying an the God of thy fathers, $2 Which of the pros La the God of Abraham, and the God of Iraac, father, perfecuted and the and the God of Jacob. Then plotes trem which thewct heart of 2 bied, and duft no wlolda
jult One; of W ROTTI tare te 33 Then said there to fint, Pnt off thy betrayers and murderer fhoes from thy feet: for the place where thou ftandell is holy ground.
53 W!10 have read the lo position of angels, and have noi
4 9 When they heard these things they 18 (For as yet he was fallen upon nonc of e cut to the heart, and they gnathed on them: only they were baptized in the naine with their teeth.
of the Lord Jesus.) $ But he, being full of the Holy Ghoft, 17 Then laid they fheir hands on them, ced up ftcdfastly into heaven, and raw and they received the Holy Ghoft. giory of God, and Jefus ftanding on the 1 And when Simon law that through it hand of God,
laying on of the apostles hands the Holy 6 And said, Behold, I see the heavens Ghoff was given, he offered them money, ned, and the Son of man ftanding on the 19 Saying, Give me ailo this power, that it band of God.
on whomsoever I lay hands, he may receive 7 Then they cried out with a loud voice, the Holy Ghort.
ftopped their cars, and ran upon him 20 But Peter said unto him, Thy money pe. i one accord,
rish with thee, because thou hast thought that 3 And caft him out of the city, and ftoned the gift of God may be purchasedwith money. : and the witnefes laid down their
clothes 21 Thou hast neither part nor lot in this young mans feet, whose name was Saul. matter : for thy heart is not right in the And they stoned Stephen, calling
upon fight of God. and saying, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit. 22 Repent, therefore, of this thy wicked.
And he kneeled down, and cried with ness, and pray God, if perhaps the thought ad voice, Lord, lay not this lin to their of thine heart may be forgiven thee, ge. And when he had said this he fell 23 For 1 perceive that thou art in the gall
of bitternels, and in the bond of iniquity. CHAP. VIII.
24 Then answered Simon, and said, Pray beckorth planted in Samaria by Philip : ye to the Lord for me, that none of these ke baptizeth the Ethiopian eunuch. things which ye have ipo en come upon me. Nd Saul was consenting unto his death. 25 And they, when they had tcftiñed and
And at that time there was a great per- preached the word of the Lord, returned to tion against the church which was ai je. Jerufalein, and preached the gospel in many lem; and they were all scattered abroad. villages of the Samaritans. ughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, 26 . And the angel of the Lord spake unto pt the a poftles.
Philip, saying, Arise, and go toward the And devout men carried Stephen to his fonth, unto the way that gocth down from #, and made greatamientation over him. Jerusalem unto Gaza, which is defert, 5 for Saul, he made havock of the church, 27 And he arose and went: and behold, a ring into every house, and haling men man of Ethiopia, an cunuch of great authoWoinen, committed them to prison. rity under Candice queen of the Ethiopians, berefore they that were scattered abroad who had the charge of all her treasure, and Ecvery u here preaching the word. had come to Jerusalem for to worship, Thion Philip went down to the city of 28 Was returning, and, fitting in his chiaaria, and preached Chriit unto them. riot, read Etaias the prophet. inaibe people with one accord gavé heed 29 Then the Spirit said unto Philip, Go thole iings ulrich Philip (pake, hear- near, and join thyself to this chariot. and fccing the miracles which he did. 30 And Philip ran thither to him, and heard For unclean ipirits, crying with loud him read the prophet Efaias, and said, Une, camcout us many that were poireffed derftandelt thou what thon rcadett ?
"them : and many taken with palsies, 31 And he said, How can 1, except fome that were lame, were licaled.
man should guide me. And he desired Philip And there was great joy in that city, that he would come up and fit with him. But there was a certain mari called Si. 32 The place of the scripture which he · which before tiine, in the samc city ufed read was this, He was led as a theep to the ery, and bewitched the pcople of Sainaria, flaughter; and like a lamb dumu before og out i hat hintelf was some great one : fhearer, fu opened he not his mouth.
To whom they all gave hecd, from the 33 In his humiliation his judgment was to the greateft, saying, This man is the taken away; and who thall déclare his gene. t power of God.
ration for his life is taken from the caith. And to him they had regard, because 34 And the ennnch antu cred Philip, and of long time fie' had bewitched them said, I pray thee, of whom fpcaketh the proforceries.
phet this? of himself, or of fome other inan Bat when they believed Philip preach. 35 Then Philip opened his mouth, and the things concerning the kingdom of begin at the saine (cripture, and proached and the name of Jesus Christ, they unto liim Jesus. baptized, both men and woinen. 36 And as they went on their way they
Then Simon limlelf believed allo: came into a certain water : and the innich when he was 'aptized he continued with 'faid, Sce, here is water; wluat doth hinder ip. and wondered, beholding the mira. me to be baptized ? and tigns which were done.
37 And Philip faid, If thou believeft with Now when the apottles, which were all thine leart, thou mayett, . And he an. lotusasem, heard that Samaria had re- swered and said, I believe that Jelus Chritt is ed the word of God, they fent unto them the Son of God. ir and John :
38 And le commanded the chariot to 5 Who, when they were come down, stand itil: and they went down lotti into vel for then, that they might receive the water, both Philip and the eunuch; and Holy Ghoit,
hic baptized lúm.
30 And when they were coine up out of 19 And when he had received meaths på the water, the Spirit of the Lord caught ftrengthened. Then was Saul certzia dan away Philip, that the eunuch faw him no with the disciples which were a Damais more: and he went on his way rejoicing. 20 And #raightway he preached Christia
40 But Philip was found at Azotus: and, the synagogues, that he is the son of God. palling through, he preached in all the cities, 11 But all that heard kim wete animi till he came to Cefarea.
and said, is not this he that deftroved daten CHA P. IX.
which called on this name in Jerusalemu, ad Saul, going forward Damascus, is called to came hither for that intent, that he miget the apoftlenip; 18 is bnptized by Ananias, bring them bound unto the chief pricits! 20 and boldly preacheth Chrif..
22 But Saul increased the inare in strength, and Daughter againft the disciples of the mascus, proving that this is vet Chrit. Lord, went unto the high priett,
23 7 And after that many days were id2 And dcfired of him letters to Damascus to fillcd the Jews took counsel to kill him: the fynagogues, that if he found any of this 24 But their laying wait was known of way, whether they were inen or woinen, lic Saul; and they watched the gates days) might bring the bound unto Jerusalem. night to kill him.
3 And as he journeyed he came near Da 25 Then the disciples took him by nice, mascus; and suddenly there sincd round and let hina down by the wait in a balet. about him a light from heaven:
26 And when said was come to Jerolles 4 And he fell to the earth, and heard a he alayed to join himself to the diidele: voice laying unto him, Saul, Saul, why per- but they were all afraid of him, and be secutest thou me!
ed not that he was a disciple. s And he said, who art thou, Lord ? And 27 But Barnabas took triin, and broektima the Lord faid, I am Jesus whom thou put to the apoftles, and declared into Llsem bar secuteft. It is hard for thee to kick againit he had ieen the Lord in the way, and that the pricks.
had spoken to him, and how he had pech. 6 And he, trembling and allonitnod, laid, ed boldly, at Damafcu in the named Jets Lord, what wilt thou lave moto do! And the 28 And he was with them coming in a Lord said unto him, Arift, and go into the ci- going out at Jerusalem. ty, and it ihall be told thee what thou mult do. 29. And he ipake boldly in the name of the
And the men which journcyed with lin Lord Jesus, and disputed again the Gre food speechless, hearing a voice, but lecing cians : but they went about to flay bio.
30 which wluen the brethren Km. they 8 And Saul arose from the earth: and when brought him down to Celarci, and karta liis eyes were opened he saw no man; but forth to Tartus. they led him by ihc hand, and brought him 31 Then had the churche rest throboch into Damafcus
all Judez, and Galilee, and Satrana, an wete And he was three days without fight, edified ; and, walking in the far ik and neither did eat nor drink.
Lord, and in the comion of the day Ghar 10 And there was a certain disciple at were inaltiplicu. Damascus, named Ananias; and to him laid 32 1 And it came to pass, as ter pod the Lord in a vition, Ananias. And lie fail, throughout all quarters, he came dowa ale Behold, I am kere, Lord.
to the faints which dwelt at lydda. 11 And the Lord said unto him, Arist, and 33 And there he found a certain rant go into the street which is called Straight, ed Eneas, which had kept histed delit your and enquire in the house of Judas for one and was sick of the pally. called Saul of Tarins: for, behold, he prayeth, 34 And Peter tak into lim, Enra, Joan
12 And hath seen in a vition a man named Cliriit maketh the whole : arik, and make Ananias coming it, and putting his hand on thy ived. And he arosc immaliately. him, that he might receive lis light.
35. And all that dweit at lydda and STC 13 Then Ananias anfwered, Lord, I harc faw him, and turned to the Lord. heard by inany of this man, how much evil 36 y Now there was at Juae a certain heiath done to thy saints at Jerufalem : ciple named Tabitha, wtuch, by fitte
14 And here he hath authority froni the tion, is called Dorcas: this woman wala chief priells to bind all that call on thy name. good works and alnisdeeds wlicha de
15 Kut the Lord said unto him, Go thy 37 And it came to país en ebole days way: for he is a chofen veici unto ine, to me was fick, and died: whom when they bear my name before the Gentiles, abu kings, wathed, they laid her in ag uppa din and the children of liraci:
38 And fóratımuch as Lydia was sitt 16 For I will itewhim how great things joypa, and the disciples had noin he must fullor for my wines fake.
ter was there, they ferit an. baru tib 17 And Ananias went his way, and enter- detiring him that he would 101 duay ed into the house; and puri ng is hands on to thun. him, faid, Brother Swi, the conteven Jesus 39 Then Peter arole, and went with that itj penced into thet in me way as isou wlien he was come, they bructent les can
hath sent me, that wou'miglitel to the upper chamber : and all the receive thy ligit, and be filled with the Holy stood by hit Weeping aid there Ghou.
and garments wbiui Dorcas molde were 13 and immuiatey there fell from his was with them. ere ait ka beer flex; sud be received 40 Put l'era rót the al torta tiglit forth with, and arose, and was baptized : kneclcd down and prayed; and, tura
to the body, faid, Tabitha, arisc. And the 20 Arife, therefore, and get thce down, cpened her eyes and when the faw Peter and go with them, doubting nothing; for I the fat up:
have rent them. 41 And he gave her his hand, and lifted her 21 Then Peter went down to the men ap; and when he had called the laints and which were sent unto him from Cornelius, widows, he presented her alive,
and said, Behold, I ain he whom ye seek ; 4. And it was known throughout all Jop- what is the cause wherefore ye are come? på 43 And it cảme to pass, that he tarried ma- a juft man, and one
that feareth God, and ny days in Soppa with one Simon a tanner. of good report among all the nation of the CHAP. X.
Jews, was warned from God by an holy an. 1 Cornelius fendeth for
Peter. 34. Peter gel to send for thee into his house, and tu preacheth. 44. The Holy Gho? Jalleth on hear words of thee. flower hearers: 48 they are baptized.
23 Then called he them in, and lodged Thealed corneliusa in centurion Cerarthe way with them, and certain brethrene from band called the Italian band,
Joppa accompanied him. 21 devout man, and one that scared God 24 And the morrow after they entered with all his house, which gave much alins into Celarca. And Cornelius waited for to the peopie, and prayed to God alway: them, and had called together his kinsmer
3 He Law in a vision evidently, about the and near friends. ninth hour of the day, an angel of God com 25 And as Peter was coming in, Cornelips ing in to him, and faying unto him, Cornelius. met him, and fell down at his fcet, and
when he looked on him he was worthipped him. siraid, and faid, What is it, Lord? And he 26_But Pcter took him up, saying, Stand tid unto him, Thy prayers and thine alıns up; I myself also ain a man. are come up for a memorial before God. 27 And as he talked with him lic went in,
5 And now send inen to Joppa, and call and found many that were come together. or one Simon, whose surname is Peter; 28 And he said unto them, Ye know how 6 He lodgeth with one Simon a tanner, . that it is an unlawful thing for a man that whole house is by the sea-side: he shall tell is a Juw to keep company, or come unto hee what thou oughtcft to do.
one of another nation but God hath thew. 1 And when the angel which spake unto ed me that I should not call any man com
nelius was departed, he called two of mon or unclean. ur household servants, and a devout soldier 29 Therefore came I unto you without
them that waited on him continually; gainfaying, afsoon as I was sent tor: I ask, $ And when he had declared all these therefore, for what intent ye have sent for
me? Einge unto 9 On the morrow, as they went on their 30 And Cornelius said, four days ago I
mncy, and drew nigh unto the city, Peter was fafting until this hour; and at the ninth ent up upon the house-top to pray, about hour I prayed in my hone, and, behold, a Se fixth hour.
man itood before ine in bright clothing, 10 And he became very hungry, and 31 And said, Cornclius, thy prayer is ould have eaten; but, while they made heard, and tñine alms are had iti reinein. ady, he fell into a trance,
brance in the light of God. And saw heaven opened, and a certain 32 send therefore, to Joppa, and call hitrei descending unto him, as it had been ther Simon, whose furnaine is Peter; lie is "reat sheet knit at the sour corners, and fodged in the house of one Sinon a tanner, dawn to the earth;
by the sex-lide; who, when he cometh, 12 wherein were all manner of four- ' fhiall speak onto thee. oted beasts of the earth, and wild beasts, 33 Linmediately therefore, I sent to thee; d creeping things, and fowls of the air. and thou haft well done that thou art come. 13 And there came a voice to him, Rife, Now therefore, are we all here present beces; kill and eat.
fore God, to hear all things that are com** But Peter said, Not so, Lord; for 1 manded thee of God, ve never eaten any thing that is common 34 I. Then Peter opened his mouth, and onclean.
faid, Of a truth I perceive that God is no 5 And the voice spake unto him again. refpeder of persons: fecond time, What God hath cleanled, 35. But in every nation he that feareth call not thou common.
him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted 6 This was done thrice: and the veffel with hiin. received up again into heaven
36 The word which God fent unto the Now, while Peter doubted in himself children of !rael, preaching peace by Jelus it this vifion-whicly he had seen thould Chrift; (he is Lord of all;) en, behold, the men which were fent 37 "That word, I say, ye know, which
Cornelius had made enquiry for și. was published throughout all Judea, and 7 house, and tlood before the gate, began from Galilee, alter the baptisn, which
And called, and alked whether Simon, John preached; ch was surnamed 'Peter, were lodged 38 How God anointed Jesus of Nazarch
with the Holy Ghost, and with power; who While Peter thought on the vision, went about doing good, and healing all that Epirit said unto him, Belold, three men were oppreflcd of the devil: for God was
39. And we are witnesses of all things 13 And he shewed us how he had seen an which he did, both in the land of the Jews angel in his house, which food and bad and in jerucilem; whom they flew, and unto him, Send men to soppa, and cal for hanged on a tree:
Simon, whose surname is Peter; 40 Him God raised up the third day, and 14 Who fall tell thee words, whictebr Thewed him openly;
thou and all thy house fhall be saved. 41 Not to all the people, but unto wit 15 And as I began to speak, the Holy Ghai netres chosen before of God, even to us, who fell on them, as on us at the begirag. did eat and drink with him after he role 16 Then remembered I the word at: from the dead.
Lord, how that he faid, John indeed bap. 42 And he commanded us to preach unto tized with water ; but ye thall be baptized the people, and to testify that it is die which with the Holy Ghoft.
was ordained of God to lie the judge of 17 Forafınách then as God gave them the # quick and dead.
like gift as he did tuto us, who believed 43 To him give all the prophets witness, the Lord Jesus Chrift, what was 1, that. I that through his name, whofocver believeth could witbitand God? in hiin shall receive remiffion of fins. 18 When they heard these things they
44 1 While Peter yet Ipake these words, held their peace, and glorified God, tying, the Holy Ghott fell on all them which heard Then hath God also to the Genu es grised the word.
repentance onto life. 45 And they of the circumcifion which 19.1 Now they which ivere scattered 2* believed were aitonished, as mal.y as came broad, epon the persecution that aroke bat with Peter, because that on the Gentiles alfo Stephen, travelled as far as Phenke, 4 was poured out the gift of the Holy Ghoit. Cyprus, and Antioch, preaching the word
46 For they heard them fpeak with to none but unto the Jews only. tongues, and magnify God. Then antwer 20 And fome of them were men cf CF* ed Peter,
prus and Cyrent, which, when they we 47 Can any man forbid water, that these come to Antioch, spake unto the Grecias Ahould not be baptized, which have receiv preaching the Lord Jeft. ed the Holy Ghoit as well as we?
21 And the hand of the Lord watch 48 And he commanded them to be bap- them: and a great number believed, sd tized in the name of the Lord. Then pray. turned unto the Lord. ed they him to tarry certain days.
22 9 Then tidings of these things are C H P. XI.
• unto the ears of the church which wa a 1 Peter accused for going to the Gentiles. Jerusalem: and they fent forth Barsa, 19 The gospel is preached, &e.
that he should go as far as Antiochi Ad feca
pottlesrand brethren that were 23 Who when he came, and had lean the in Judea, heard that the Gentiles had grace of God, was glad, and exhorted the also received the word of God.
all, that with purpose of heart they were 2 And when Peter was come up to Jeri- cleave unto the Lord. salem, they that were of the circumcifion 24 For he was a good man, and fuld contended with him,
the Holy Ghoft, and of faith and much 3 Saying, Thou wentett in to men upcir- people was added unto the Lord. cumcised, and didft eat with them.
25 Then departed Barnabas to Taris, for A But puter rehearsed the matter from the to seek Saul : beginning, and expounded it by order unto 26 And when he had found Nines he beceg St. them, saying,
him unto Antioch. And it came to país, that a s I was in the city of Joppa praying: whole year they assembled ikemicies wat and in a trance I saw a vision, A certain the church, and taughtmuch people. And then vefel defcend, as it had been a great thect, disciples were called Christians first in the let down from heaven by four corners; 27 ! And in these days caine prorbesc and it came even to me:
Jerufalem unto Antioch. 6 Upon the which, when I had faftened 28 And there ftood up one of then, tax mine eyes, I considered, and law four-foot- Agabus, and fignified by the Spirit that the ed beafts of the earth, and wild beafts, and should be great dearth throughout a cccping things, and fowls of the air. world: which came to pals in the large
5 And I heard a voice saying unto me, Claudius Cefar. Arife, Peter; play and cat.
29 Then the disciples, every man auch 8 But I laid, Not lo, Lord: for nothing ing to his ability, determined to lend common or unclean hath at any time enter unto the brethren which dwelt in sodes: ed into my mouth.
30 Which also they did, and fertit 9 But the voice answered me again from elders by the hands of Barnahe and se heaven, What God hath cleansed, that call
CHAP. XII. not thou comion.
1 Herpd perfreutath the Chritisnt : 10 And this was done three times: and
pride and mirralle doar all were drawn up again into hcaven. Fee And, behoid, immediately there were Nereabout that time, llerad is
stretched forth his hands to a three men already come into the house tain of the church. where I was, fent from Celarca unto me. 2 And he killed James, the broty N.
12 And the Spirit bade me go with ther, with the fword. nothing doubting. Moreover, there fix bre 3 And because he Law it pleafed the to Thuren accompanied me, and we entered into he proceeded further te talc Petar the mape houle:
(Thien were the daya uniche