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1 The former account, indeed, I made concerning all things, O Theophilus, that 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 till the day in which, having given command, through the Holy Spirit, to the apostles whom he did choose out, 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 did present himself alive after his suffering, in many certain proofs, through forty days being seen by them, and speaking the things concerning the reign 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 together with them, he commanded them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the promise of the Father, which, [saith he,] `Ye did hear 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 because John, indeed, baptized with water, and ye shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit -- after 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, indeed, having come together, were questioning him, saying, `Lord, dost thou at this time restore the reign 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 unto them, `It is not yours to know times or seasons that the Father did appoint 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 shall receive power at the coming of the Holy Spirit upon you, and ye shall be witnesses to me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea, and Samaria, and unto 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 these things having said -- they beholding -- he was taken up, and a cloud did receive him up from 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 looking stedfastly to the heaven in his going on, then, lo, two men stood by them in white apparel, 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, Galileans, why do ye stand gazing into the heaven? this Jesus who was received up from you into the heaven, shall so come in what manner ye saw him going on to the 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 did they return to Jerusalem from the mount that is called of Olives, that is near Jerusalem, a sabbath's journey; 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 came in, they went up to the upper room, where were abiding both Peter, and James, and John, and Andrew, Philip, and Thomas, Bartholomew, and Matthew, James, of Alphaeus, and Simon the Zelotes, and Judas, 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 all were continuing with one accord in prayer and supplication, with 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 these days, Peter having risen up in the midst of the disciples, said, (the multitude also of the names at the same place was, as it were, an hundred and twenty,) 15 In those days Peter stood up among the believers (a group numbering about a hundred and twenty)
16 `Men, brethren, it behoved this Writing that it be fulfilled that beforehand the Holy Spirit spake through 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 because he was numbered among us, and did receive the share in this ministration, 17 he was one of our number and shared in this ministry."
18 this one, indeed, then, purchased a field out of the reward of unrighteousness, and falling headlong, burst asunder in the midst, and all his bowels gushed forth, 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 became known to all those dwelling in Jerusalem, insomuch that that place is called, in their proper 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 hath been written in the book of Psalms: Let his lodging-place become desolate, and let no one be dwelling in it, and his oversight let another take. 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 behoveth, therefore, of the men who did go with us during all the time in which the Lord Jesus went 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, unto the day in which he was received up from us, one of these to become with us a witness of his rising again.' 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 set two, Joseph called Barsabas, who was surnamed Justus, and Matthias, 23 So they proposed two men: Joseph called Barsabbas (also known as Justus) and Matthias.
24 and having prayed, they said, `Thou, Lord, who art knowing the heart of all, shew which one thou didst choose of these two 24 Then they prayed, "Lord, you know everyone's heart. Show us which of these two you have chosen
25 to receive the share of this ministration and apostleship, from which Judas, by transgression, did fall, to go on to his proper place;' 25 to take over this apostolic ministry, which Judas left to go where he belongs."
26 and they gave their lots, and the lot fell upon 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.