Acts: Chapter 06

The Acts of the Apostles. The 6th Chapter
Ver.
Wycliffe (1382/95)
Tyndale (1526)
Geneva (1560)
King James (1611)
6:1 But in those days, when the number of disciples increased, grutching of Greeks was made against Hebrews, for that their widows were despised in every day’s ministering. In those days as the number of the disciples grew, there arose a grudge among the greeks against the hebrews, because their widows were despised in the daily ministration. And in those days, as the number of the disciples grew, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians towards the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministering. And in those days when the number of the Disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration.
6:2 And the twelve called together the multitude of disciples, and said, It is not rightful, that we leave the word of God, and minister to boards. Then the twelve called the multitude of the disciples together and said: it is not meet that we should leave the word of god and serve at the tables, Then the twelve called the multitude of the disciples together, and said, It is not meet that we should leave the word of God to serve the tables. Then the twelve called the multitude of the disciples unto them, and said, It is not reason that we should leave the word of God, and serve tables.
6:3 Therefore, brethren, behold ye men of you, of good witnessing, seven, full of the Holy Ghost and of wisdom, whom we shall ordain on this work; wherefore brethren look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the holy ghost and wisdom, which we may appoint to this needful business: Wherefore brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, and full of the holy Ghost, and of wisdom, which we may appoint to this business. Wherefore brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the holy Ghost, and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.
6:4 forsooth we shall be busy to prayer and ministry of the word. but we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministration of the word. And we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministration of the word. But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word.
6:5 And the word pleased to all the multitude; and they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Ghost, and Philip, and Prochorus, and Nicanor, and Timon, and Parmenas, and Nicolas, a guest, a man of Antioch. And the saying pleased the whole multitude well. And they chose Steven a man full of faith, and of the holy ghost, and Philip, and Prochorus, and Nichanor, and Timon, and Permenas, and Nicholas a proselyte of antioch, And the saying pleased the whole multitude: and they chose Steven a man full of faith & of the holy Ghost, and Philippe, and Prochorus, and Nicanor, & Timon, and Parmenas, and Nicolas a proselyte of Antiochia, And the saying pleased the whole multitude: and they chose Steven, a man full of faith and of the holy Ghost, and Philip, and Prochorus, and Nicanor, and Timon, and Permenas, and Nicolas a proselyte of Antioch.
6:6 They ordained these before the sight of the apostles, and they prayed, and laid hands on them. which they set before the apostles, and they prayed and laid their hands on them. Which they set before the Apostles: and they prayed, and laid their hands on them. Whom they set before the Apostles: and when they had prayed, they laid their hands on them.
6:7 And the word of the Lord waxed, and the number of the disciples in Jerusalem was much multiplied; also a much company of priests obeyed to the faith. And the word of god increased, and the number of the disciples multiplied in Jerusalem greatly, And a great company of the priests were obedient to the faith. And the word of God increased, & the number of the disciples was multiplied in Jerusalem greatly, and a great company of the Priests were obedient to the faith. And the word of God increased, and the number of the Disciples multiplied in Hierusalem greatly, and a great company of the Priests were obedient to the faith.
6:8 Stephen, full of grace and strength, did wonders and great signs in the people. Steven full of faith and power did great wonders, and miracles among the people. Now Steven full of faith and power, did great wonders and miracles among the people. And Steven full of faith and power, did great wonders and miracles among the people.
6:9 But some rised of the synagogue, that was called of Libertines, and Cyrenians, and of men of Alexandria, and of them that were of Cilicia and of Asia, disputing with Stephen. Then there arose certain of the Synagogue, which are called libertines, and Syrenens, and Alexandrians, and Cicilians, and Asians, and disputed with Steven. Then there arose certain of the Synagogue, which are called Libertines, and Cyrenians, and of Alexandria, and of them of Cilicia, and of Asia, and disputed with Steven. Then there arose certain of the Synagogue, which is called the Synagogue of the Libertines, and Cyrenians, and Alexandrians, and of them of Cilicia, and of Asia, disputing with Steven.
6:10 And they might not withstand the wisdom and the spirit, that spake. And they could not resist the wisdom, and the spirit, with which spirit he spake. But they were not able to resist the wisdom, & the Spirit by the which he spake. And they were not able to resist the wisdom and the spirit by which he spake.
6:11 Then they privily sent men, that should say, that they have heard him saying words of blasphemy against Moses and God. Then sent they in men which said: we have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses, and against god, Then they suborned men, which said, We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses, and God. Then they suborned men which said, We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses, and against God.
6:12 And so they moved together the people, and the elder men, and the scribes; and they came together, and snatched him, and brought into the council. and they moved the people, and the seniours, and the scribes: and they came upon him and caught him, and brought him to the council, Thus they moved the people & the Elders, and the Scribes: and running upon him, caught him, and brought him to the Council, And they stirred up the people, and the Elders, and the Scribes, and came upon him, and caught him, and brought him to the Council,
6:13 And they ordained false witnesses, that said, This man ceaseth not to speak words against the holy place, and the law. and brought forth false witnesses which said: This man ceaseth not to speak blasphemous words against this holy place and the law, And set forth false witnesses, which said, This man ceaseth not to speak blasphemous words against this holy place, and the Law. And set up false witnesses, which said, This man ceaseth not to speak blasphemous words against this holy place, and the Law.
6:14 For we heard him saying, That this Jesus of Nazareth shall destroy this place, and shall change the traditions, which Moses betook to us. for we heard him say, This Jesus of Nazareth shall destroy this place, and shall change the ordinances which Moses gave unto us. For we have heard him say, that this Jesus of Nazaret shall destroy this place, and shall change the ordinances, which Moses gave us. For we have heard him say, that this Jesus of Nazareth shall destroy this place, & shall change the Customs which Moses delivered us.
6:15 And all men that sat in the council beholding him, saw the face of him as the face of an angel. And all that sat in the council looked stedfastly on him, and saw his face as it had been the face of an angel. And as all that sat in the Council, looked stedfastly on him, they saw his face as it had been the face of an Angel. And all that sat in the Council, looking stedfastly on him, saw his face as it had been the face of an Angel.
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