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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.

Ow 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:

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СНАР. XI, XII. And when he had apprehended him, he put

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apparet, "Fate upon his throne, and

21 And upon a set day guaternions of foldiers to keep him; intend- made an oration unto them. os after Easter to bring him forth to the 22 And the people gave a sout, nyong

It is the voice of a god, and not of a man. s Peter thercfore, was kept ir: prison; but

:3 And immediately the angel of the Prayer was made without ceating of the Lord finate hin, because he gave not Goy Courch unto God for bin.

the glory; and he was eaten of worms, and 6 and when Hcrod would have brought gave up the hott. him forth, the fame night Peter was tleep- 24. But the word of God grew and lag between two soldiers, bound with two multiplicd. chains: and the keepers before the door 25 And Barnabas and Saul returned from ept the prison.

Jerusalem, when they had fulfilled their 1 And, behoid, the angel of the Lord came miniftry, and took with them John, whole

por lain, and a light shined in the prison : surname was Mark. and he fmote Peter on the fide, and raised

CHAP. XIII. him up, saying, Anfe up quickly. And his ! Paul and Barnabas go to the Gentiles. chains fell off from his hands.

42 The Gentiles believe. 45 The Jesus 8 And the angel said unto him, Gird thykell , and bind on thy fandals; and so haciat Not Antioch certain prophets and teach:


Ow there were in the church that was he thy garncnt bout thee, and follow me.

as Barnabas, and Simeon that was 2 And he went out, and followed liim; and called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and íit not that it was true which was done by Mappen, which had been brought up with Sie angel: but thought he saw a vision. Herud the tetrarch, and Saul.

10 When they were patt the firtt and the 2 As they ministered to the Lord, and faftIecond ward, they came unto the iron gate ed, the Holy Ghott said, Separate me Bar,

hat leadeth unto the city, which opened to nabas and Saul for the work whereunto I chem of his own accord : and they went out, have

called them. nd passed on through one ftreet, and forth- 3. And when they had fafted and prayed, sith thc angel departed from him. and laid their hands on thein, they lent

11 And when Peter was come to himself, them away. e said, Now I know of a surety, that the

4 So they being fent forth by the Holy cord hath sent his angel, and hath deliver Ghor, departed unto

Seleucia; and from me out of the hand of Herod, and from thence they failed to Cyprus. 1l the expectation of the people of the 5 And when they were at Saiamis, they

preached the word of God in the syna13 And, when he had considered the thing, gogues of the Jews: and they had also joha came to the house of Mary the mother of

to their minifler. ohn, whose surname was Mark; where many were gathered together, praying:

6 And when they had gone through the

ise unto Paphos, they found a certain for. 13 And as Peter knocked at the door of cerer, a falle prophet, a Jew, whose name ahs gate, a damn el came to hearken, nam

was Bar-jelus; dRhoja.

7 Which was with the deputy of the coun. 14 And when the knew Peters yoice, the try, Sergius Paulus, a prudent man; who od toid how Peter ftood before the gate. Perhed not the gate for gladness, but ran in, called for Barnabas and Saul, and detired to

hear the word of God. 15 And they said unto her, Thou art mad.

8 But Elymas the forcerer (for so is his name that the constantly affirmed that it was even by interpretation) withstood them, lecking

Tlien said they, it is his angel. 16. But Peter continued knocking and

to turn away the deputy from the faith

9 Then Saul, who also is called Paul,) fillIch they

had opened the door, and law ed with the Holy Ghiott, fet his eyes on him, im, they were attonithed.

10 And said, 6 full of all tubtilty, and all 13 But he, beckoning unto them with the mischief, thou child of the devil, thou ene. * and to hold their peace, declared unto them my of all righteousness! wilt thou not ccale w the Lord bad brouglıt him out

of the to pervert the right ways of the Lord. Filon. And he said, Go, thew these things sito James, and to the brethren.

1 And now, behold, the hand of the parted, and went into another place.

And he 'Lord is upon thce, and thou shalt be blind,

not seeing the sun for a season. And inmeNow, alloon as it was day, there was diately there fell on him a mit, and a darkOmall fir among the foldiers what was ners; and he went about ferking fome to come of Peter. 19. And when Ilerod had fought for him,

lead him by the hand. t, and commanded that they mhould be put doctrine of the Lord ad found him not, he examined the keep: was done, belicved, being attonihed at the

12. Then the deputy, when he law what Cefarea and there abode.

13 Now, when Paul and his company loosed the head Herod was ligħly displeasca phylia : and Julin, departing from them,

from Paphos, they came to Perga in Pamth them of Tyre and sidon but they returned

to Jerusalem.

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15 And, after the reading of the law and 35 Wherefore he faith also in another the prophets, the rulers of the synagogue Pfalm, Thou shalt not suffer thine boly One fent into them, laying, re men and bre- to fee corruption. thren, if ye have any word of exhortation 36 For David, after he had served his for the people, say on.

own generation, by the will of God fell on 16 Then Paw itood up, and, beckoning cep, and was laid unto his fathers, and with his hand, faid, Men of Israel, and ye faw corruption : that fear God, give audience.

37 But he whom God raised again fas 17 The God of this people of Israel ehose no corruption. our fathers, and exalted the people when they 38 Be it known unto you, therefore, dwelt as itrangers in the land of Egypt, and men and brethren, that through this man with an high arm brought he them out of it. is preached unto you the forgiverick en

18 And about the time of forty ycars fuf- fins: fered hc their manners in the wilderness. 39 And by him all that believe are juf

19 And when he had destroyed seven na fied from all things, from which ye cook tions in the land of Chanaan, he divided not be justified by the law of Moses. their land to them by lot.

40 Beware therefore, left that come wen 20 And after that lie gave unto them judges, you, which is fpoken of in the prophets, about the space of four hundred and fifty 41 Behold, ye despisers, and wonder, and years, until Samuel the prophet.

perith: for í vork a work in your dar, 1 21 And afterward they defired a king: work, which ye shall in no wilt bekrt, and God gave unto them Saul the son of though a man declare it unto you. Cis, a man of the tribe of Benjamin, by the 42 And when the Jews were gone out of (pace of forty years.

the fynagogue, the Gentiles beloupli tha: 22. And when he had removed him, he these words might be preached to them tas raised up unto them David to be their king; next fabbath. to whom also he gave testimony, and said, 43 Now when the congregation was hreI have found David the son of JefTe, a man ken up, many of the Jews and religious pro after mine own heart, which ihall fulfil all felytes followed Paui and Barnabas; she my will.

speaking to them, persuaded them to ces 13 of this mans feed hath God, according tinue in the grace of God. to his promise, raised unto Ifrael a Saviour, 44 ! And the next sabbath day came Jefus ;

mort the whole city together, to hear the 24 'when Johin had firft preached before word of God. his coming the baptism of repentance to 45 But when the Jews saw the malditades all the people of Ifrael.

they were filled with envy, and fake 25 And as John fulfilled his course he gainit those things which were fpoken by said, whom think ye that I am ? I am not Paul, contradi&ing and blafphcming se, But, behold, there cometh one after me, 46 Then Paul and Barnaba waxed bois, whole thocs of his fect I am not worthy to and said, it was neceflary that the word of loose.

God should first have been spoken to : 26 Men an.t brethren, children of the but seeing ye put it from yout, and polec finck of Abraham, and whosoever among yourselves unworthy of everlaftenWe, kes you feareth God, to you is the word of we turn to the Gentiles: ihis salvation fent.

47 For lo hath the Lord commanded . 27 For they that dwell at Jerusalem, and Saying, I have fet thee to be s light of the their rulers, because they knew him not, Gentiles, that thou shouldett be far falva nor yet the voics of the prophets which tion unto the ends of the earth. are read every fabbath-day, they have ful. 48 And when the Gentiles heard this they filled them in condemning him.

were glad, and glorified the word of the 28 And though they found no cause of Lord: and as many as were ordained death in him, yet defired thcy Pilate that eternal life believed. he should be lain.

49 And the word of the Lord was po 29 And when they had fulfilled ah that lifhed throughout all the region. was written of him, they took him down 50 But the Jews ftirred up the devouto from the tree, and laid him in a fepulchre. honourable women, and the chief en

30 But God raised him from the dead: the city, and raised persecution against

31 And he was seen many days of them and Barnabas, and expelied them at which came up with him from Galilee to their coasts. Jerusalem, who are his witnesses into the s! Bat they thook off the duft of the people.

against them, and came unto Iconium zi and we declare unto you glad tidings, 52 And the disciples were filled with how that the promile which was made un- and with the Holy Ghett. to the fathers,

CHAP. XIV. 33 God hath fulilled the same anto us i Paul and Barnabas art perfecta. Per ther children, in that he hath raised up healing a cripple, they are repsind a Jesus again; as it is also written in the 19 Paul is konei. 11 Thry at second pfalm, Thou art my son, this day divers churches, and return to the have I begotten thec e And concerning that he raised him A went

bull together brothers

Nd it came pals in , up from the dead, now no more to return of the Jews, and to fpake, that . FITI to corruption, he faid on this wife, I will titode, both of the jowi, 1992 dhe give you the fure mercies of David, Grecks, believed.

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1 But the unbelieving Jews tirred up the fafting, they commended them to the Lord, Gentiles, and made their minds evil-affected on whom they believed. against the brethren.

24 And after they had passed throughout 3 Long time thereforc, abode they speak. Pitidia, they came to Fanphylia. ing holdly in the lord, which gave teftimony 25 And when they liad preached the word unto the word of his grace, and granted figns in Perga, they went down into Attalja; and wonders to be done by their hands. 26 And thence failed to Antioch, krom

4 But the multitude of the city was divid whence they had been recommended to ed and part held with the Jews, and part the grace of God for the work which they with the apostles.

fulfilled. 5 And when there was an assault made, 27 And when they were come, and had both of the Gentiles, and also of the Jews, gathered the church together, they

rehear. with their rulers, to use them despitefully, fed all that God liad done with them, and and to tone them,

how he had opened the door of faith unto 6 They were ware of it, and fled unto the Gentiles. Lyftra and Derbe, cities of Lycaonia, and 28 And there they abode long time with wito the region that lyeth round about : the disciples. 7 And there they preached the gospel.

CHA P. XV. 8 And there fat à certain man at Lystra, 1 Diffenfion about circumcision: 6 the apostles impotent in his feet, being a cripple from confult about it: 22 Their determination. his mothers womb, who never had walked : 36 Paul ard Barnabas contend, and pari. taily beholding time, and peaceiving the Ajudentamente ne faim,

Nd certain , which down from 9 same heard Paul speak; wlio della De had faith to be healed,

Except ye be circumcised, after the manner 10 Said, with a loud voice, Stand upright of Mores, ye cannot be faved. oo thy fcet. And he leaped and walked. 2 When therefore, Paul and Barnabas bad

11 And when the people faw what Paul no small ditension and difputation with had done, they lifted up their voicex, saying, them, they determined that Paul and Bar. in the fpeech of 1.ycxonia, The gods are nabas, and certain other of them, should go come down to is in the likeness of men. up to Jerusakın unto the aporiles and elders

1 And they called Barnabas, Jupiter ; and about this question. Paul, Mercusius ; because he was the chief 3 And I eing brought on their way by the (peaker.

church, they passed through Phenice and 13 Then the priest of Jupiter, which was Samaria, declaring the converfion of the before their city, brought oxen and gar. Gentiles: and they caused great joy unto linds onto the gates, and would have done all the brethren. Lacrifice with the people.

4. And when they were come to Jerusalem 14 Which when the apoftles, Barnabas and they were received of the church, and of the Paal, heard of, they rent their clothes, and apottles and clders, and they declared all ran in among the people, crying ont, things that God had done with them.

15 And saying, Sirs, why do ye thcse things! 5 But there rose up certain of the feet of we also are men of like paffions with you, the Pharisecs which believed, taying, That and preach nnto you, that ye fhould turn it was needful to circunciie thein, and to from theic vanities unto the living God, cominand them to keep the law of Moses. which made heaven, and earth, and the 6. And the postles and elders came to sa, and all things that are therein ; gether for to contider of this matter.

16 Who in times paft fuffered all nations 7 And when there had been much difputto wak in their own ways.

ing, Peter rose up, and laid unto them, Men 17 Nevertheless, hc lcft not himself with- and brethren, ye know how that i pood out witnet, in that he did good, and gave while ago God made clicice among us, that ne rain from heaven, and fruitful fealons, the Geritiles by my mouth should liear the nulling our hearts with food and gladness. word of the gospel, and believe.

18 And with thefe fayings fcarce rettrain. 8 And God, which knoweth the hearts, ed they the people, that they had not done bare thern witness, giving them the Holy facrifice unto them.

Ghost, even as he did unto us, 19 7 And there came thither certain Jew's 9 And put no difference between us and Iron Antioch and Iconium, who perfuaded them, purifying their hcarts by faith. the people; and, having toned Paul, drew him 10 Now therefore, why tempt ve God, toput out of the city, hippoling he had been dead. a yoke upon the neck of the disciples, which

20 Howbeit, as the disciples food round neither our fathers nor we were able to bear? "yout him, he rose up, aud came into the u But we believe, that through the grace City: and the next day he departed with of the Lord Jesus Christ, we shall be saved Barnabas to Derbe.

even as they 21 And when they had preached the goo* 12 I Then all the multitude kept filence, pel to that city, and had taught many, they and save audience to Barnabas and Paul', ctured again to Lyfträ, and to Iconinm, declaring what miracles and wonders God' and e Antioch,

had wrought among the Gentiles by themi. 22 Confirming the souls of the disciples, 13 9 And after they had hcid their peace, end exhorting them to continue in the faith, Jamca answered, saying, Men and brethren,

11d that we omit through much tribulation hearken unto me. er ser into the kingdom of God.

14 Simcon lath declared how God at the 33 And when they had ordained them el- first did visit the Gentiles, to take ar in cecry church, and had prayed with them a people for his name.

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15. And to this agree the words of the 37 And Barnabas determined to take with proplicts; as it is written,

them John, whose surname was Mark. 18 After this I will return, and will build 38 But Paul thought not good to take him again the tabernacle of David, which is fal. with them, who departed from them from len down; and I will build again the ruins Pamphylia, and went not with them to the thereof, and I will set it up

work, 17 That the residue of men might feek 39 And the contention was fo fharp after the Lord, and all the Gentiles upon tween them, that they departed afundar ese whom my name is called, faith the Lord, from the other : and fo Barnabas teos Martin who doeth all thele things.

and failed unto Cyprus ;. 18 Knowa unto God are all his works from 40 And Pan! chose šilas, and departed, the beginning of the world.

being recommended by the brethrua unta 19 Wherefore my fentence is, that we the grace of God. trouble not them, which from among the 41 And he went through Syria and Cla, Gentiles are turned to God:

confirming the churches. 20 But that we write unto them, that they

C H A P. XVI. abftain from pollutions of idols, and from i Paul circumcifeth Timothy, 14 15 fornication, and from things Arangled, and Lydia, 16 caftetk out a spirit of divinatica : from blood. on For Moses of old time hath in every Tsehoid, a cert in disciple was there

19 he and siles are imprisoned.

Hen came he to Derbe and Lyftra: and city then that preach him, being read in the fynagogues cvery fabbath-day.

named Timotheus, se fan of a certain we 22 Then pleased it the apostles and elders, man which was a Jewels, and belicved, at with the whole church, to fend chosen men of his father was a Greek: their own company to Antioch with Paul and 2 Which was well reported of by the bar Barnabas; namely fudas, furnamed Barsabas, thron that were at Lyftra and Iconsum: and Silib, chief men among the brethren; 3 Him would Paul' have to go forth

23 And they wrote letters by them after this him; and took and circumcised bim, becarte manner; The apostles, and elders, and bre- of the Jews which were in those quarters: for thren, send greeting unto the brethren which they knew all that his father was a Greck. are of the Gentiles in Antioch, and Syria, 4 And as they went through the cities and Cilicia:

they delivered then the decreo for to keep 24 Forasmuch as we have lieard, that cer- that were ordained of the apoftles amt-e. tain which went out from us have troubled ders which were at Jerutalen. you with words, fubverting your souls, say. 5 And so were the churches eftablifestb Ing. Te mult be circuncised, and keep the law; the faith, and increased in number sy. to whom we gave no such commandinent: 6 Now, when they had gone throughout

25 It seemed good unto us, being allembled Phrygia and the region of Galatia, and ser with one accord, to fend chosen men unto forbidden of the Holy Ghöft te pred the you, with our beloved Barnabas and Paul; word in Asia,

26 Men that have hazarded their lives for 7 After they were come to Myria, they the name of our Lord Jesus Chritt.

aflayed to go into Bithynia: bet tad spent 27 We have lent, therefore, Judas and Si- futféred thein not. las, who fhall also tell you the same things 8 And they, paling by Mşfia, came down by mouth.

to Troas. 28 For it feemed good to the Holy Ghoft, 9. And a vifion appeared to Patri in the and to us, to lay upon you no greater bur: right; There itood a man of Macedonia den than there neceffary things;

and prayed him, saying, Come over en 29 That ye abftain from meats offered to Macedonia, and help us. idols, and from blood, and from things ftrang. 10 And after he had ften the vifion, is !ed, and from fornication: from which, if ye mediately we endeavoured to go into Ma keep yourlelves, ye thall do well. Fare ye qedonia, alluredly gathering that the Lari well,

had called us for to preach the garçel urta 30 So when they were dismissed they came them. to Antioclt; and when they had gathered the Therefore, loofing from Troas, multitude together, they delivered the epiitle: came with a ftright courfe to Samothraca,

31 which when they had read, they re- and the next day to Neapolis; joiced for the confolation.

12 And from thence to Philippi, which 32. And Judas and Silas, being prophets the cliet city of that part of Macedonia alto themselves, exhorted the brethren with and a colony and we were in that do Dany words, and confirmed them.

aliding certain days. 33 And after they had tarried there a. 13 Ånd ou the fabbath we went out of the fpace, they were let go in peace from the city by a river-fide, where prayer was Dicthren unto the apostles.

to be made, and we lat down, and ipuis 34 Nctwithstanding, it pleased Silas to 4. unto the women which recortrd met bide there fill.

14 1 And a certain woman named Lydi. 35 Paul alfo and Barnabas continued in i fciler of purple, of the city of Tears Antioch, teaching and preaching the word which worshipped Ged, beard #s: of the Lord, with many others also. heart the Lord opened, that the aitcada

30 I And fome days after Paul faid to unto the things which were {poken of PE Bernabas, us go again and visit our brechuren in every city where we have preached houshold, the besought us Caying. !

15 And when she was baptlead, and a she word of the Lool and see how they do have judged me to be faithful to the loti,

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