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 Acts 6:1 - 6
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The New American Standard Bible
   Book of Acts
   Chapter 6  - Click for Chapter Audio
6:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now at F142 this time while the disciples R284 were increasing R285 in number, a complaint arose on the part of the Hellenistic R286 F143 Jews against the native Hebrews, R287 because their widows R288 were being overlooked in the R289 daily serving of food.
 
6:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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So the twelve summoned the congregation F144 of the disciples and said, "It is not desirable for us to neglect the word of God in order to serve tables.
 
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"Therefore, brethren, R290 select from among you seven men of good reputation, full R291 of the Spirit and of wisdom, whom we may put in charge of this task.
 
6:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"But we will devote R292 ourselves to prayer and to the ministry F145 of the word."
 
6:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The statement found approval with the whole congregation; F146 and they chose Stephen, R293 a man full R294 of faith and of the Holy Spirit, and Philip, R295 Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas and Nicolas, F147 a proselyte R296 F148 from Antioch. R297
 
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And these they brought before the apostles; and after praying, R298 they laid R299 their hands on them.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F142 Lit in these days
F143 Jews who adopted the Gr language and much of Gr culture through acculturation
F144 Lit multitude
F145 Or service
F146 Lit multitude
F147 Gr Nikolaos
F148 I.e. a Gentile convert to Judaism

 

CROSS REFERENCES:
R284 Acts 11:26
R285 Acts 2:47;
R286 Acts 9:29;
R287 2 Corinthians 11:22; Philippians 3:5
R288 Acts 9:39,41; 1 Timothy 5:3
R289 Acts 4:35; 11:29
R290 John 21:23; Acts 1:15
R291 Acts 2:4
R292 Acts 1:14
R293 Acts 6:8ff; 11:19;
R294 Acts 6:3;
R295 Acts 8:5ff;
R296 Matthew 23:15
R297 Acts 11:19
R298 Acts 1:24
R299 Numbers 8:10; 27:18; Deuteronomy 34:9; Mark 5:23; Acts 8:17ff; 9:17; 13:3; 19:6; 1 Timothy 4:14; 2 Timothy 1:6; Hebrews 6:2

 
 

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