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voice saying unto him, Saut, Saul, why per-, 25 Thea the disciples took bina by sight, secutest thou me?

and let him down by the wall in a baskei. 5 And he said, Who art thou, Lord? And the 26 And when Saul was come to Jerusa. Lord said, I am Jesus whom thou persecutest. lem, be assayed to join himself to the disciIt is hard for thee to kick against the pricks. ples : but they were all afraid of him, and

6 And he', trembling and astonished, said, believeil not that he was a disciple. Lord. what will thou have me to do? And the 27 But Bamabas took him, and brought hin Lordo rid unto him, Arise, and gointo the city, to the apostles, and declared unto them bow and in sall be told thee what thou must do. The had seen the Lord in the way, ani that he

7 And the men which journeyed with bim had spoken to him, and how be hawd preachstood speechless, hearing a voice, but seeing ed boldly at Damaseus in the name of Jesus.

28 And be was with thein coming in and 8 And Saul arose from the earth; and going out at Jerusalem. when his eyes were opened, he saw no man: 29 And he spake boldly in the name of the but they led bim hy the hand, and brought Lord Jesus, and disputed against the Grehim into Damascus.

cians: but they went about to slay bim.' 9 And he was three days without sight, 30 Which when the brethren kiew, they and neither did eat nor drink.

brought him down to Cesarea, and sent his 10 1 And there was a certain disciple at forth 10 Tarsus. Damascus, named Ananias; and to him 31 Tben baj the churches rest throughout said the Lord in a vision, Ananias. And be all Judea, and Galilee, and Samaria, and said, Behold, I am here, Lord.

were edified; and walking in the fear / 11 And the Lord said unto him, Arise, and the Lord, and in the comfort of the Illy go into the street, which is called Straighi, Ghost, were multiplied. and inquire in the house of Judas for one call- 32 6 And it came to pass, as Peter passed ed Saul of Tarsus: for, behold, he prayeth, throughout all quarters, he came dost do

12 And bath seen in a vision a mai na- to the saints which dweit at Lydda. med Ananias coining in, and puting his 33 and there he found a certain mas 13hund on bin, that be might receive his sight. med Eneas, which had kep! his hed eista

13 Then Ananias answered, Lord, I have years, and was sick of ibe palsy. heard by many of this man, how much evil 34 And Peter said unto him, Eneas, Jesus be hathilone lo thy saints al Jerusalem : Christ maketh thee whole: arise, and make

14. And were he hath authority from the thy bed. And he arose immediately chie priests to bind allihat call on thy naine. 35 And all that dwelt in Lyota and Sa.

15 But the Lord said unto him, Go thy ron saw him, and turned to the Lord. war: for be is a chosen vessel unto me, lo -36 Now there was at Joppa a certain disbear my name before the Gentiles, and ciple named Tabitha, which, by interunia kinga, and the children of Israel:

tion is called Dorcas: this woman was full 16 For I will shew bim how great things of good works and alms-deeds which she did. he must suffer for my name's sake.

37 And it came to pass in those days, thal 17 And Ananias went his way, and en- she was sick, and died: wbom when they bad lered into the bouse; and putting his hands washed, they laid her in an upper chamle. on him, said, Brother Saul, the Lord, even 33 And forasmuch as Lydda was right besus, that appeared unto thee in the way Joppa, and the disciples bad heard thai Pe as thou camest, hath sent me, that thou ter was there, they sent unto him two me, mighaust receive thy sight, and be filled with desiring hien that he would not delay to the Holy Ghost.

come to them. 19 An immediately there fell from his eyes 39 Then Peter arosc, and went with them as it had been scales; and be received sight When he was come, they brought him in forthwith, and arose, and was baptized. the upper ciamber: and all the widows

19 And when he had received meat, he was stood by bim weeping, and shewing the strengthened. Then was Saul certain days coats and garmenis which Doreas inade with the disciples which were at Damascus. while she was with them.

20 And straightway he preached Christia 40 But Peter put them all forth, and sale the synagogues, that he is the Son of God. down, and prayed; and, turning kia to size

21 But all that heard him were amazed, body, said, 'Tabitha, arise. And she opened and said, Is not this he that destroyed ibem her eyes: and when she saw Peter, she sat up, ubich alled on this name in Jerusalem, and 41 And he gave her his hand, and are came hither for that inten, that he inight her up; and when he had called the saints bring them boued unto the chief priests? and widows, he presented her alive.

2. But Saul increased the more in strength, 42 And it was known throughout all Jopa anai confounded the Jews which dwelt at Da- pa; and many believed in the Lord. miscus, proving that this is very Christ. 13 And it came to pass, ibat be tarried ma.

23! And afier that many days were ful- ny days in Joppa with one Simon a tanier. tillel, the Jews took counsel to kill him :

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2 A devout man, and one that feared God gel to send for thee into his house, and ta
lo the people, and prayed 18 God alway:

3 He saw in a vision evidently, about the them. And on the morrow Peter went away
with bour of the day, au angel of God com- with them, and certain brethren from Joppa
ng into him, and saying unto him, Cornelius. accompanied him.

4 And when he looked on him, he was
afraid, and said, What is it, Lord? And he to Cesarea. And Cornelius waited for them,
said unto him, Thy prayers and thine alas and had called together his kinsmen and
are come up for a memorial before God.

And now send men to Joppa, and call " 25 And as Peter was coming in, Correlius
for ore Simon, whose suruame is Peter;

met him, and fell down at his feet and wor-
6 He lodgeth with one Simon a tanner, shipped him.
whose house is loy the sea-side: he shall tell

26 But Peter took him up, saying, Stand
thee what thou ouglitest to do.

up; I myself also azn a man. 7 And when the angel which spake un

27. And as he talked with him, he went in, to Cornelius was departed, he called iwo and found many that were come together, soldier ur them that wailed on him contin" lin

is an unlawiul thing for a man that

is a Jew
of his household servants, and a devout 28 And he said unto them, Ye know how that
8 And when he had declared all these things other nation'; but God hath shewed me that

10 keep company, or come unto one of an-
anto them, hie sent them to Joppa. I should not call any may common or unclean.

9 1 On the morrow, as they went on their) 29 Thercfore came I unto you without gainjourney, and drew high unto the city, Peter saying, as soon as I was sent for: 1 ask therewent up upon the house-top to pray about fore for what intent ye bave sent for me? the sixth hour :

30 And Cornelius said, Four days ago !
10 And he Iwcame very hungry, and would was fasting until this hour; and at the ninth
have eaten : but, while they made ready, le hour I prayed in my bouse, and, behold, a
fell into a trance,

man stood lefore me in bright clothing,
il And saw heaven opeved, and a certain 31 And said, Cornelius, thy prayer is heard,
ressel descending unto him, as it had been and thine alms are had in remembrance in
a great sheet kul at the four corners, and the sight of God.
lei (low'n to the earth;
12 Wherein were all manner of four-foot-ler Simon, whose surname is Peter; he is

32 Send therefore to Joppa, and call hith.
ed beasts of the earth, and wild beasts, and lodged in the house of one Simon a lanner,
creeping things, and fowls of the air.

by the sea-side: who, when he cometh, shall
13 And there came a voice to him, Rise, speak unto thee.
Pater; kill, and eat.

33 Immediately therefore I sent to thee,
14 Bui Peter said, Not so, Lord; ford and thou hast well done that thou art come
have never eaten any thing that is common Now therefore are we all here present be-

fore God, to hear all things that are com-
And the voice spake unto him again manded thee of God.
ne second time, What God hath cleansed, 34 I 'l'hen Peter opened his mouth, and
that call not thou common.

jaid, Of a truth I perceive that God is no
16 This was done thrice: and the vessel respecter of persons :
was received up again into heaven.

35 But in every nation he that feareth
17 Now, while Peter doubled in himself him, and workein righteousness, is accepted
unut this vision which he had seen should with him.
inean, behold, the men which were sent 36 The word which God sent unto the
from Cornelius had made enquiry for Si- children of Israel, preaching peace by Jesus
mon's house, and stood before the gate, Christ; (he is Lord of all ;)

18 And called, and asked whether Simon, 37 That word, I saj, ye know, which was
which was surnamed Peter, were lodged published throughout all Judea, and, began

from Galilee, alter the baptism which John
19 ? While Peter thought on the vision, preached;
the Spirit said unto him, Behold, three men 39 How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with
seek thee.

the Holy Ghost, and with power; who went
20 Arise therefore, and get thee down, about doing good, and healing all that were
and go with them, debring nothing: for 1 oppressed of the devil : for God was with him.

39 Aud we are witnesses of all things
9 Then Peter went down to the men which he did both in the land of the Jews,
which were sent unto him from Cornelius, and in Jerusalem ; whom they slew, and
and said, Beholil, I am he whom ye seek: hanged on a tree:
Wiat is the cause wherefore ye are come? 30 Him God raised up the third day, ar

99 And they said, Cornelius the centurion, shewed bim openly ;
a just man, and one that feareth God, and 41 Not to all the people, but unto witr.e
of good report among all the nation of the chosen before of God, even to us, who did.
es, was wrrned from God hy an lwly an-land drinkwith him after he rose from the dead

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