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20 In which time Moses was || 30 And when forty years were born, and was exceeding fair, expired, there appeared to him and nourished up in his father's in the wilderness of mount house three months:

Sina, an angel of the Lord, in a 21 And when he was cast out, | flame of fire in a bush. Pharaoh's daughter took him 31 When Moses saw it, he up, and nourished him for her wondered at the sight; and, as own son.

| he drew near to behold it, the 22 And Moses was learned invoice of the Lord came unto all the wisdom of the Egyp him, tians, and was mighty in words 32 Saying, I am the God of and in deeds.

thy fathers, the God of Abra23 And, when he was full forty ham, and the God of Isaac, and years old, it came into his heart the God of Jacob. Then Moses to visit his brethren, the chil-trembled, and durst not bedren of Israel.

hold. 24 And seeing one of them | 33 Then said the Lord to him, suffer wrong, he defended him, Put off thy shoes from thy feet: and avenged him that was op- for the place where thou standpressed, and smote the Egyp- est is holy ground. tian :

34 I have seen, I have seen the 25 For he supposed his bre. affliction of my people, which is thren would have understood | in Egypt, and I have heard their how that God, by his hand, || groaning, and am come down would deliver them: but they | to deliver them. And now understood not. .

come, I will send thee into 26 And the next day he shew- || Egypt. ed himself unto them as they || 35 This Moses, whom they strove, and would have set them refused, saying, Who made at one again, saying, Sirs, ye | thee a ruler and a judge? the are brethren; why do ye wrong same did God send to be a ruler, one to another?

and a deliverer, by the hand of 27 But he that did his neigh- the angel which appeared to: bour wrong, thrust him away, || him in the bush. saying, Who made thee a ruler 36 He brought them out, after and a judge over us?

that he had shewed wonders and 28 Wilt thou kill me, as thou | signs, in the land of Egypt, and didst the Egyptian yesterday? 1 in the Red sea, and in the wil.

29 Then fled Moses at this || derness forty years. saying, and was a stranger in 37 This is that Moses which the land of Madian, where he | said unto the children of Israel, begat two sons,

A Prophet shall the Lord your

God raise up unto you of your || 45 Which also our fathers that brethren, like unto me: him came after brought in with shall ye hear.

Jesus into the possession of the 38 This is he that was in the Gentiles, whom God drave out church in the wilderness, with before the face of our fathers the angel, which spake to him unto the days of David; in the mount Sina, and with our 46 Who found favour before fathers; who received the lively God, and desired to find a ta. oracles to give unto us: bernacle for the God of Jacob.

39 To whom our fathers || 47 But Solomon built him an would not obey, but thrust him || house. from them, and in their hearts | 48 Howbeit, the Most High turned back again into Egypt, dwelleth not in temples made

40 Saying unto Aaron, Make || with hands; as saith the pro. us gods to go before us: for as phet, for this Moses, which brought | 49 Heaven is my throne, and us out of the land of Egypt, we earth is my footstool: What wot not what is become of him. house will ye build me? saith

41 And they made a calf in the Lord; or, What is the place those days, and offered sacrifice of my rest? unto the idol, and rejoiced in 50 Hath not my hand made all

these thin not my hand made all.

42 Then God own hands.

42 Then God turned, and 51 Ye stiff-necked, and uncir. gave them up to worship the cumcised in heart and ears, ye host of heaven; as it is written do always resist the Holy Ghost; in the book of the prophets, 0 | as your fathers did, so do ye. ye house of Israel, have ye of. || 52 Which of the prophets have fered to me slain beasts and not your fathers persecuted ? sacrifices by the space of forty and they have slain them which years in the wilderness?

shewed before of the coming of .43 Yea, ye took up the ta- the Just One; of whom ye have bernacle of Moloch, and the been 'now the betrayers and star of your god Remphan, murderers: figures which ye made, to wor- | 53 Who have received the law ship them: and I will carry you by the disposition of angels, and away beyond Babylon.

have not kept it.' 44 Our fathers had the taber- 54 When they heard these nacle of witness in the wilder- things, they were cut to the ness, as he had appointed, heart, and they gnashed on him speaking unto Moses, that he with their teeth. should make it according to 55 But he, being full of the the fashion that he had seen : Holy Ghost, looked up stedfast

ly into heaven, and saw the glo- || men, committed them to prison. ry of God, and Jesus standing || 4 Therefore they that were on the right hand of God; scattered abroad, went every

56 And said, Behold, I see the || where preaching the word. heavens opened, and the Son 5 Then Philip went down to of man standing on the right | the city of Samaria, and preachhand of God.

ed Christ unto them. 57 Then they cried out with all 6 And the people with one acloud voice, and stopped their cord gave heed unto those things cars, and ran upon him with one which Philip spake, hearing and accord,

seeing the miracles which he did. 58 And cast him out of the ci 7 For unclean spirits, crying ty, and stoned him: and the with loud voice, came out of mawitnesses laid down their clothes ny that were possessed with at a young man's feet, whose them; and many taken with palname was Saul.

sies, and that were lame, were 59 And they stoned Stephen, healed. cailing upon God, and saying, || 8 And there was great joy in Lord Jesus, receive my spirit. || that city.

60 And he kneeled down, and 9 But there was a certain man cried with a loud voice, Lord, called Simon, which before time lay not this sin to their charge. in the same city used sorcery, And when he had said this, he and bewitched the people of Safell asleep.

maria, giving out that himself

was some great one: CHAP. VIII.

10 To whom they all gave

heed, from the least to the greatTHE EUNUCH AND PHILIP.

est, saying, This man is the AND Saul was consenting | great power of God. unto his death. And at that time 11 And to him they had regard, there was a great persecution because that of long time he had against the church which was at bewitched them with sorceries. Jerusalem; and they were all 12 But when they believed scattered abroad throughout the Philip, preaching the things regions of Judea and Samaria, concerning the kingdom of God, except the apostles.

and the name of Jesus Christ, 2 And devout men carried Ste- | they were baptized, both men phen to his burial, and made and women. great lainentation over him. | 13 Then Simon himself be| 3 As for Saul, he made havock lieved also; and when he was of the church, entering into every | baptized, he continued with house, and haling men and wo- Philip, and wondered, behold. ing the miracles and signs which 24 Then answered Simon, and were done.

said, Pray ye to the Lord for 14 Now when the apostles, me, that none of these things which were at Jerusalem, heard which ye have spoken, come that Samaria had received the upon me. word of God, they sent unto || 25 And they, when they had them Peter and John;

testified and preached the word 15 Who, when they were come of the Lord, returned to Jerudown, prayed for them, that salem, and preached the gospel they might receive the Holy in many villages of the Samari. Ghost.

tans. 16 (For as yet he was fallen 26 And the angel of the Lord upon none of them : only they spake unto Philip, saying, Arise, were baptized in the name of and go toward the south, unto the Lord Jesus.)

the way that goeth down from 17 Then laid they their hands Jerusalem unto Gaza, which is on them, and they received the desert. Holy Ghost.

27 And he arose and went : 18 And when Simon saw, that and, behold, a man of Ethiopia, through laying on of the apos- | an eunuch of great authority untles' hands, the Holy Ghost | der Candace queen of the Ethi. was given, he offered them mo-opians, who had the charge of ney,

all her treasure, and had come 19 Saying, Give me also this to Jerusalem for to worship, power, that on whomsoever I 28 Was returning; and, sitting lay hands, he may receive the in his chariot, read Esaias the Holy Ghost.

prophet. 20 But Peter said unto him, 29 Then the Spirit said unto Thy money perish with thee, Philip, Go near, and join thybecause thou hast thought that self to this chariot. the gift of God may be purchas | 30 And Philip ran thither to ed with money.

him, and heard him read the 21 Thou hast neither part nor prophet Esaias, and said, Unlot in this matter : for thy heart derstandest thou what thou is not right in the sight of God. 1 readest ?

22 Repent, therefore, of this sl.And he said, How can I, thy wickedness, and pray God, except some man should guide if perhaps the thought of thine me ? And he desired Philip that heart may be forgiven thee. he would come up, and sit with

23 For I perceive that thou art him. in the gall of bitterness, and in 32 The place of the scripture the bond of iniquity.

which he read was this, He was

led as a sheep to the slaughter; || CHAP. IX. and like a lamb dumb before his

SA UL'S CONVERSION. shearer, so opened he not his mouth:

AND Saul, yet breathing out 33 In his humiliation his judg-threatenings and slaughter a. ment was taken away; and who gainst the disciples of the Lord, shall declare his generation ? went unto the high priest, for his life is taken from the earth. 2 And desired of him letters

34 And the eunuch answered to Damascus to the synagogues, Philip, and said, I pray thee, of that if he found any of this way, whom speaketh the prophet whether they were men or wothis? of himself, or of some men, he might bring them other man?

| bound unto Jerusalem. 35 Then Philip opened his 3 And, as he journeyed, he mouth, and began at the same came near Damascus; and sudscripture, and preached unto denly there shined round about him Jesus.

him a light from heaven: 36 And, as they went on their 4 And he fell to the earth, and way, they came unto a certain heard a voice saying unto him, water; and the eunuch said, Saul, Saul, why persecutest See, here is water; what doth thou me? hinder me to be baptized ? 5 And he said, Who art thou,

37 And Philip said, If thou Lord ? And the Lord said, I am believest with all thine heart, Jesus whom thou persecutest. thou mayest. And he answered It is hard for thee to kick and said, I believe that Jesus against the pricks. Christ is the Son of God. Il 6 And he, trembling and as

38 And he commanded the tonished, said, Lord, what wilt chariot to stand still: and they thou have me to do? And the went down both into the water, Lord said unto him, Arise, and both Philip and the eunuch; go into the city, and it shall be and he baptized him.

told thee what thou must do. 39 And, when they were come 7 And the men which jourup out of the water, the Spiritneyed with him stood speechof the Lord caught away Philip, less, hearing a voice, but seeing that the eunuch saw him no no man. more : and he went on his way || 8 And Saul arose from the rejoicing.

|| earth; and when his eyes were 40 But Philip was found at opened, he saw no man: but Azotus; and, passing through, they led him by the hand, and he preached in all the cities, till brought him into Damascus. he came to Cesarea.

9 And he was three days with

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