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Acts 10 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Act 10:1

Now there was a man at Caesarea named Cornelius, a centurion of what was called the Italian fncohort,

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Act 10:2

a devout man and one who feared God with all his household, and gave many fnalms to the Jewish people and prayed to God continually.

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Act 10:3

About the fnninth hour of the day he clearly saw in a vision an angel of God who had just come in and said to him, “Cornelius!”

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Act 10:4

And fixing his gaze on him and being much alarmed, he said, “What is it, Lord?” And he said to him, “Your prayers and fnalms have ascended as a memorial before God.

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Act 10:5

“Now dispatch some men to Joppa and send for a man named Simon, who is also called Peter;

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Act 10:6

he is staying with a tanner named Simon, whose house is by the sea.”

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Act 10:7

When the angel who was speaking to him had left, he summoned two of his fnservants and a devout soldier of those who were his personal attendants,

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Act 10:8

and after he had explained everything to them, he sent them to Joppa.

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Act 10:9

On the next day, as they were on their way and approaching the city, Peter went up on the housetop about the fnsixth hour to pray.

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Act 10:10

But he became hungry and was desiring to eat; but while they were making preparations, he fell into a trance;

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Act 10:11

and he *saw the fnsky opened up, and an fnobject like a great sheet coming down, lowered by four corners to the ground,

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Act 10:12

and there were in it all kinds of four-footed animals and fncrawling creatures of the earth and birds of the fnair.

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Act 10:13

A voice came to him, “Get up, Peter, fnkill and eat!”

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Act 10:14

But Peter said, “By no means, Lord, for I have never eaten anything fnunholy and unclean.”

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Act 10:15

Again a voice came to him a second time, “What God has cleansed, no longer consider fnunholy.”

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Act 10:16

This happened three times, and immediately the fnobject was taken up into the fnsky.

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Act 10:17

Now while Peter was greatly perplexed in fnmind as to what the vision which he had seen might be, behold, the men who had been sent by Cornelius, having asked directions for Simon’s house, appeared at the gate;

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Act 10:18

and calling out, they were asking whether Simon, who was also called Peter, was staying there.

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Act 10:19

While Peter was reflecting on the vision, the Spirit said to him, “Behold, fnthree men are looking for you.

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Act 10:20

“But get up, go downstairs and accompany them fnwithout misgivings, for I have sent them Myself.”

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Act 10:21

Peter went down to the men and said, “Behold, I am the one you are looking for; what is the reason for which you have come?”

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Act 10:22

They said, “Cornelius, a centurion, a righteous and God-fearing man well spoken of by the entire nation of the Jews, was divinely directed by a holy angel to send for you to come to his house and hear fna message from you.”

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Act 10:23

So he invited them in and gave them lodging. And on the next day he got up and went away with them, and some of the brethren from Joppa accompanied him.

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Act 10:24

On the following day he entered Caesarea. Now Cornelius was waiting for them and had called together his relatives and close friends.

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Act 10:25

When Peter entered, Cornelius met him, and fell at his feet and fnworshiped him.

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Act 10:26

But Peter raised him up, saying, “Stand up; I too am just a man.”

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Act 10:27

As he talked with him, he entered and *found many people assembled.

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Act 10:28

And he said to them, “You yourselves know how unlawful it is for a man who is a Jew to associate with a foreigner or to visit him; and yet God has shown me that I should not call any man fnunholy or unclean.

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Act 10:29

“That is why I came without even raising any objection when I was sent for. So I ask for what reason you have sent for me.”

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Act 10:30

Cornelius said, “Four days ago to this hour, I was praying in my house during the fnninth hour; and behold, a man stood before me in shining garments,

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Act 10:31

and he *said, ‘Cornelius, your prayer has been heard and your fnalms have been remembered before God.

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Act 10:32

‘Therefore send to Joppa and invite Simon, who is also called Peter, to come to you; he is staying at the house of Simon the tanner by the sea.’

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Act 10:33

“So I sent for you immediately, and you have fnbeen kind enough to come. Now then, we are all here present before God to hear all that you have been commanded by the Lord.”

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Act 10:34

Opening his mouth, Peter said: “I most certainly understand now that God is not one to show partiality,

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Act 10:35

but in every nation the man who fnfears Him and fndoes what is right is welcome to Him.

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Act 10:36

“The word which He sent to the sons of Israel, preaching fnpeace through Jesus Christ (He is Lord of all)—

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Act 10:37

you yourselves know the thing which took place throughout all Judea, starting from Galilee, after the baptism which John proclaimed.

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Act 10:38

fnYou know of Jesus of Nazareth, how God anointed Him with the Holy Spirit and with power, fnand how He went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with Him.

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Act 10:39

“We are witnesses of all the things He did both in the fnland of the Jews and in Jerusalem. They also put Him to death by hanging Him on a fncross.

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Act 10:40

“God raised Him up on the third day and granted that He become visible,

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Act 10:41

not to all the people, but to witnesses who were chosen beforehand by God, that is, to us who ate and drank with Him after He arose from the dead.

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Act 10:42

“And He ordered us to fnpreach to the people, and solemnly to testify that this is the One who has been appointed by God as Judge of the living and the dead.

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Act 10:43

“Of Him all the prophets bear witness that through His name everyone who believes in Him receives forgiveness of sins.”

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Act 10:44

While Peter was still speaking these words, the Holy Spirit fell upon all those who were listening to the fnmessage.

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Act 10:45

All the fncircumcised believers who came with Peter were amazed, because the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out on the Gentiles also.

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Act 10:46

For they were hearing them speaking with tongues and exalting God. Then Peter answered,

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Act 10:47

“Surely no one can refuse the water for these to be baptized who have received the Holy Spirit just as we did, can he?”

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Act 10:48

And he ordered them to be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ. Then they asked him to stay on for a few days.
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NASB Footnotes

Or, battalion
Or, gifts of charity
I.e. 3 p.m.
Or, deeds of charity
Or, household slaves
I.e. noon
Or, heaven
Or, vessel
Or, reptiles
Or, heaven
Or, sacrifice
Or, profane; lit common
Literally: make common
Or, vessel
Or, heaven
Literally: himself
One early ms reads two
Literally: doubting nothing
Literally: words
Or, prostrated himself in reverence
Or, profane; lit common
I.e. 3 to 4 p.m.
Or, deeds of charity
Literally: done well in coming
Or, reverences
Literally: works righteousness
Or, the gospel of peace
Or, How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth
Literally: who went
Or, countryside
Literally: wood
Or, proclaim
Literally: word
Literally: believers from among the circumcision; i.e. Jewish Christians

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