36Now there wasatJoppa a certaindisciplenamedTabitha,which by interpretation is calledDorcas:a this womanwasfull of goodworksandalmsdeedswhich she did .
37And it came to passinthosedays, that she was sick , and died : whom whenthey had washed , they laid her in an upper chamber.38And forasmuch asLydda was nigh to Joppa, and the disciples had heardthatPeterwasthere , they sentuntohimtwomen,desiring him that he wouldnotdelayb to cometothem.39ThenPeterarose and went withthem. When he was come , they brought himinto the upper chamber:andall the widows stood byhimweeping , andshewing the coatsandgarmentswhichDorcasmade , while she waswiththem.40ButPeterput them allforth, and kneeled down , and prayed ; andturning him to the bodysaid , Tabitha,arise . And she openedhereyes:and when she sawPeter, she sat up .
41And he gaveher his hand, and liftedherup , and when he had called the saintsandwidows,presentedheralive .
42And it wasknownthroughoutallJoppa;andmanybelievedin the Lord.43And it came to pass , that hetarriedmanydaysinJoppawithoneSimon a tanner.