"1I was in the city of Joppapraying; and in a trance I saw2a vision, an aobjectcomingdownlike a greatsheetlowered by fourcorners from bthe sky; and it cameright down to me,
and when I had fixed my gaze on it and was observing it cI saw the four-footedanimals of the earth and the wildbeasts and the dcrawlingcreatures and the birds of the eair.
"I alsoheard a voicesaying to me, 'Get up, Peter; fkill and eat.'
"But I said, 'By nomeans, Lord, for nothinggunholyorunclean has everentered my mouth.'
"But a voice from heavenanswered a secondtime, '3WhatGod has cleansed, no longer hconsiderunholy.'
10"Thishappenedthreetimes, and everything was drawnback up into ithe sky.
"And behold, at that momentthreemenappeared at the house in which we were staying, having been sent to me from 4Caesarea.
"5The Spirittold me to go with them j6withoutmisgivings. 7Thesesixbrethrenalsowent with me and we entered the man'shouse.
"And he reported to us how he had seen the angelkstanding in his house, and saying, 'Send to Joppa and have Simon, who is also calledPeter, broughthere;
and he will speak8words to you by which you will be saved, you and 9all your household.'
"And as I began to speak, 10the HolySpiritfell upon them just11as He did upon us at the beginning.