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Acts 6 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:1 - Now in those days, when the number of the talmidim was multiplying, a complaint arose from the Yevanian Yehudim against the Hebrews because their widows were neglected in the daily service.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:2 - The twelve summoned the multitude of the talmidim and said, "It is not appropriate for us to forsake the word of God and serve tables.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:3 - Therefore select from among you, brothers, seven men of good report, full of the Ruach HaKodesh and of wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:4 - But we will continue steadfastly in prayer and in the ministry of the word."
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:5 - These words pleased the whole multitude. They chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Ruach HaKodesh, Pilipos, Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas, and Nicolaus, a proselyte of Antioch;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:6 - whom they set before the apostles. When they had prayed, they laid their hands on them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:7 - The word of God increased and the number of the talmidim multiplied in Yerushalayim exceedingly. A great company of the Kohanim were obedient to the faith.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:8 - Stephen, full of faith and power, performed great wonders and signs among the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:9 - But some of those who were of the synagogue called "The Libertines," and of the Cyrenians, of the Alexandrians, and of those of Cilicia and Asia arose, disputing with Stephen.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:10 - They weren't able to withstand the wisdom and the Spirit by which he spoke.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:11 - Then they secretly induced men to say, "We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moshe and God."
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:12 - They stirred up the people, the Zakenim, and the Sofrim, and came against him and seized him, and brought him in to the council,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:13 - and set up false witnesses who said, "This man never stops speaking blasphemous words against this holy place and the law.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:14 - For we have heard him say that this Yeshua of Natzeret will destroy this place, and will change the customs which Moshe delivered to us."
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:15 - All who sat in the council, fastening their eyes on him, saw his face like it was the face of an angel.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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