12Then returned theyuntoJerusalemfrom the mountcalledOlivet,whichisfromJerusalem a sabbath day's journey .
13Andwhen they were come in , they went upinto an upper room,whereabodebothPeter,andJames,andJohn,andAndrew,Philip,andThomas,Bartholomew,andMatthew,James the son of Alphaeus,andSimonZelotes,andJudas the brother of James.14Theseallcontinued with one accord in prayerandsupplication,with the women,andMary the mother of Jesus,andwithhisbrethren.15AndinthosedaysPeter stood upin the midst of the disciples, and said , (the number of namestogetherwereabout an hundred and twenty,)
16Men and brethren,thisscripturemust needs have been fulfilled , which the HolyGhostby the mouth of David spake beforeconcerningJudas,whichwasguide to them that tookJesus.17For he wasnumberedwithus,and had obtainedpart of thisministry.18Nowthismanpurchased a fieldwith the reward of iniquity;andfallingheadlong, he burst asunder in the midst,andallhisbowels gushed out .
19And it wasknown unto all the dwellers at Jerusalem; insomuch asthatfield is called in theirpropertongue,Aceldama, that is to say , The field of blood.20For it is writtenin the book of Psalms,Lethishabitationbedesolate,andlet no mandwelltherein : andhisbishoprickaletanothertake .
21Wherefore of thesemen which have companied with usall the timethattheLordJesuswentinandoutamongus,22Beginningfrom the baptism of John,unto that same daythat he was taken upfromus,mustone be ordained to be a witnesswithus of hisresurrection.23And they appointedtwo,JosephcalledBarsabas,who was surnamedJustus,andMatthias.24And they prayed , and said , Thou,Lord, which knowest the hearts of all men, shewwhetherofthesetwo thou hast chosen ,
That he may takepart of thisministryandapostleship,fromwhichJudas by transgression fell , that he might goto his ownplace.26And they gave forththeirlots;and the lotfelluponMatthias;and he was numberedwith the elevenapostles.