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1 I composed the first discourse, O Theophilus, concerning all things which Jesus began both to do and to teach, 1 In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach
2 until that day in which, having by the Holy Spirit charged the apostles whom he had chosen, he was taken up; 2 until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen.
3 to whom also he presented himself living, after he had suffered, with many proofs; being seen by them during forty days, and speaking of the things which concern the kingdom of God; 3 After his suffering, he showed himself to these men and gave many convincing proofs that he was alive. He appeared to them over a period of forty days and spoke about the kingdom of God.
4 and, being assembled with [them], commanded them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to await the promise of the Father, which [said he] ye have heard of me. 4 On one occasion, while he was eating with them, he gave them this command: "Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for the gift my Father promised, which you have heard me speak about.
5 For John indeed baptised with water, but *ye* shall be baptised with the Holy Spirit after now not many days. 5 For John baptized with water, but in a few days you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit."
6 They therefore, being come together, asked him saying, Lord, is it at this time that thou restorest the kingdom to Israel? 6 So when they met together, they asked him, "Lord, are you at this time going to restore the kingdom to Israel?"
7 And he said to them, It is not yours to know times or seasons, which the Father has placed in his own authority; 7 He said to them: "It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by his own authority.
8 but ye will receive power, the Holy Spirit having come upon you, and ye shall be my witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth. 8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth."
9 And having said these things he was taken up, they beholding [him], and a cloud received him out of their sight. 9 After he said this, he was taken up before their very eyes, and a cloud hid him from their sight.
10 And as they were gazing into heaven, as he was going, behold, also two men stood by them in white clothing, 10 They were looking intently up into the sky as he was going, when suddenly two men dressed in white stood beside them.
11 who also said, Men of Galilee, why do ye stand looking into heaven? This Jesus who has been taken up from you into heaven, shall thus come in the manner in which ye have beheld him going into heaven. 11 "Men of Galilee," they said, "why do you stand here looking into the sky? This same Jesus, who has been taken from you into heaven, will come back in the same way you have seen him go into heaven."
12 Then they returned to Jerusalem from the mount called [the mount] of Olives, which is near Jerusalem, a sabbath-day's journey off. 12 Then they returned to Jerusalem from the hill called the Mount of Olives, a Sabbath day's walk from the city.
13 And when they were come into [the city], they went up to the upper chamber, where were staying both Peter, and John, and James, and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James [son] of Alphaeus, and Simon the zealot, and Jude [the brother] of James. 13 When they arrived, they went upstairs to the room where they were staying. Those present were Peter, John, James and Andrew; Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew; James son of Alphaeus and Simon the Zealot, and Judas son of James.
14 These gave themselves all with one accord to continual prayer, with [several] women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brethren. 14 They all joined together constantly in prayer, along with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers.
15 And in those days Peter, standing up in the midst of the brethren, said, (the crowd of names [who were] together [was] about a hundred and twenty,) 15 In those days Peter stood up among the believers (a group numbering about a hundred and twenty)
16 Brethren, it was necessary that the scripture should have been fulfilled, which the Holy Spirit spoke before, by the mouth of David, concerning Judas, who became guide to those who took Jesus; 16 and said, "Brothers, the Scripture had to be fulfilled which the Holy Spirit spoke long ago through the mouth of David concerning Judas, who served as guide for those who arrested Jesus--
17 for he was numbered amongst us, and had received a part in this service. 17 he was one of our number and shared in this ministry."
18 (This [man] then indeed got a field with [the] reward of iniquity, and, having fallen down headlong, burst in the midst, and all his bowels gushed out. 18 (With the reward he got for his wickedness, Judas bought a field; there he fell headlong, his body burst open and all his intestines spilled out.
19 And it was known to all the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that that field was called in their own dialect Aceldama; that is, field of blood.) 19 Everyone in Jerusalem heard about this, so they called that field in their language Akeldama, that is, Field of Blood.)
20 For it is written in [the] book of Psalms, Let his homestead become desolate, and let there be no dweller in it; and, Let another take his overseership. 20 "For," said Peter, "it is written in the book of Psalms, " 'May his place be deserted; let there be no one to dwell in it,' and, " 'May another take his place of leadership.'
21 It is necessary therefore, that of the men who have assembled with us all [the] time in which the Lord Jesus came in and went out among us, 21 Therefore it is necessary to choose one of the men who have been with us the whole time the Lord Jesus went in and out among us,
22 beginning from the baptism of John until the day in which he was taken up from us, one of these should be a witness with us of his resurrection. 22 beginning from John's baptism to the time when Jesus was taken up from us. For one of these must become a witness with us of his resurrection."
23 And they appointed two, Joseph, who was called Barsabas, who had been surnamed Justus, and Matthias. 23 So they proposed two men: Joseph called Barsabbas (also known as Justus) and Matthias.
24 And they prayed, and said, Thou Lord, knower of the hearts of all, shew which one of these two thou hast chosen, 24 Then they prayed, "Lord, you know everyone's heart. Show us which of these two you have chosen
25 to receive the lot of this service and apostleship, from which Judas transgressing fell to go to his own place. 25 to take over this apostolic ministry, which Judas left to go where he belongs."
26 And they gave lots on them, and the lot fell on Matthias, and he was numbered with the eleven apostles. 26 Then they cast lots, and the lot fell to Matthias; so he was added to the eleven apostles.