King James Bible

5:32 
And we are his witnesses of these things; and so is also the Holy Ghost, whom God hath given to them that obey him.
 
5:33 
When they heard that, they were cut to the heart, and took counsel to slay them.
 
5:34 
Then stood there up one in the council, a Pharisee, named Gamaliel, a doctor of the law, had in reputation among all the people, and commanded to put the apostles forth a little space;
 
5:35 
And said unto them, Ye men of Israel, take heed to yourselves what ye intend to do as touching these men.
 
5:36 
For before these days rose up Theudas, boasting himself to be somebody; to whom a number of men, about four hundred, joined themselves: who was slain; and all, as many as obeyed him, were scattered, and brought to nought.
 
5:37 
After this man rose up Judas of Galilee in the days of the taxing, and drew away much people after him: he also perished; and all, even as many as obeyed him, were dispersed.
 
5:38 
And now I say unto you, Refrain from these men, and let them alone: for if this counsel or this work be of men, it will come to nought:
 
5:39 
But if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it; lest haply ye be found even to fight against God.
 
5:40 
And to him they agreed: and when they had called the apostles, and beaten them, they commanded that they should not speak in the name of Jesus, and let them go.
 
5:41 
And they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name.
 
5:42 
And daily in the temple, and in every house, they ceased not to teach and preach Jesus Christ.
 
6:1 
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 
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 
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 
But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word.
 
6:5 
And the saying pleased the whole 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 proselyte of Antioch:
6:6 
Whom they set before the apostles: and when they had prayed, they laid their hands on them.
 
6:7 
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.
The First Martyr (Acts 6:8 - Acts 8:1)
6:8 
And Stephen, full of faith and power, did great wonders and miracles among the people.
 
6:9 
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 Stephen.

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