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1 And there was a certain man in Cesarea, by name Cornelius, a centurion from a band called Italian, 1 At Caesarea there was a man named Cornelius, a centurion in what was known as the Italian Regiment.
2 pious, and fearing God with all his house, doing also many kind acts to the people, and beseeching God always, 2 He and all his family were devout and God-fearing; he gave generously to those in need and prayed to God regularly.
3 he saw in a vision manifestly, as it were the ninth hour of the day, a messenger of God coming in unto him, and saying to him, `Cornelius;' 3 One day at about three in the afternoon he had a vision. He distinctly saw an angel of God, who came to him and said, "Cornelius!"
4 and he having looked earnestly on him, and becoming afraid, said, `What is it, Lord?' And he said to him, `Thy prayers and thy kind acts came up for a memorial before God, 4 Cornelius stared at him in fear. "What is it, Lord?" he asked. The angel answered, "Your prayers and gifts to the poor have come up as a memorial offering before God.
5 and now send men to Joppa, and send for a certain one Simon, who is surnamed Peter, 5 Now send men to Joppa to bring back a man named Simon who is called Peter.
6 this one doth lodge with a certain Simon a tanner, whose house is by the sea; this one shall speak to thee what it behoveth thee to do.' 6 He is staying with Simon the tanner, whose house is by the sea."
7 And when the messenger who is speaking to Cornelius went away, having called two of his domestics, and a pious soldier of those waiting on him continually, 7 When the angel who spoke to him had gone, Cornelius called two of his servants and a devout soldier who was one of his attendants.
8 and having declared to them all things, he sent them to Joppa. 8 He told them everything that had happened and sent them to Joppa.
9 And on the morrow, as these are proceeding on the way, and are drawing nigh to the city, Peter went up upon the house-top to pray, about the sixth hour, 9 About noon the following day as they were on their journey and approaching the city, Peter went up on the roof to pray.
10 and he became very hungry, and wished to eat; and they making ready, there fell upon him a trance, 10 He became hungry and wanted something to eat, and while the meal was being prepared, he fell into a trance.
11 and he doth behold the heaven opened, and descending unto him a certain vessel, as a great sheet, bound at the four corners, and let down upon the earth, 11 He saw heaven opened and something like a large sheet being let down to earth by its four corners.
12 in which were all the four-footed beasts of the earth, and the wild beasts, and the creeping things, and the fowls of the heaven, 12 It contained all kinds of four-footed animals, as well as reptiles of the earth and birds of the air.
13 and there came a voice unto him: `Having risen, Peter, slay and eat.' 13 Then a voice told him, "Get up, Peter. Kill and eat."
14 And Peter said, `Not so, Lord; because at no time did I eat anything common or unclean;' 14 "Surely not, Lord!" Peter replied. "I have never eaten anything impure or unclean."
15 and [there is] a voice again a second time unto him: `What God did cleanse, thou, declare not thou common;' 15 The voice spoke to him a second time, "Do not call anything impure that God has made clean."
16 and this was done thrice, and again was the vessel received up to the heaven. 16 This happened three times, and immediately the sheet was taken back to heaven.
17 And as Peter was perplexed in himself what the vision that he saw might be, then, lo, the men who have been sent from Cornelius, having made inquiry for the house of Simon, stood at the gate, 17 While Peter was wondering about the meaning of the vision, the men sent by Cornelius found out where Simon's house was and stopped at the gate.
18 and having called, they were asking if Simon, who is surnamed Peter, doth lodge here? 18 They called out, asking if Simon who was known as Peter was staying there.
19 And Peter thinking about the vision, the Spirit said to him, `Lo, three men do seek thee; 19 While Peter was still thinking about the vision, the Spirit said to him, "Simon, three men are looking for you.
20 but having risen, go down and go on with them, nothing doubting, because I have sent them;' 20 So get up and go downstairs. Do not hesitate to go with them, for I have sent them."
21 and Peter having come down unto the men who have been sent from Cornelius unto him, said, `Lo, I am he whom ye seek, what [is] the cause for which ye are present?' 21 Peter went down and said to the men, "I'm the one you're looking for. Why have you come?"
22 And they said, `Cornelius, a centurion, a man righteous and fearing God, well testified to, also, by all the nation of the Jews, was divinely warned by a holy messenger to send for thee, to his house, and to hear sayings from thee.' 22 The men replied, "We have come from Cornelius the centurion. He is a righteous and God-fearing man, who is respected by all the Jewish people. A holy angel told him to have you come to his house so that he could hear what you have to say."
23 Having called them in, therefore, he lodged them, and on the morrow Peter went forth with them, and certain of the brethren from Joppa went with him, 23 Then Peter invited the men into the house to be his guests. The next day Peter started out with them, and some of the brothers from Joppa went along.
24 and on the morrow they did enter into Cesarea; and Cornelius was waiting for them, having called together his kindred and near friends, 24 The following day he arrived in Caesarea. Cornelius was expecting them and had called together his relatives and close friends.
25 and as it came that Peter entered in, Cornelius having met him, having fallen at [his] feet, did bow before [him]; 25 As Peter entered the house, Cornelius met him and fell at his feet in reverence.
26 and Peter raised him, saying, `Stand up; I also myself am a man;' 26 But Peter made him get up. "Stand up," he said, "I am only a man myself."
27 and talking with him he went in, and doth find many having come together. 27 Talking with him, Peter went inside and found a large gathering of people.
28 And he said unto them, `Ye know how it is unlawful for a man, a Jew, to keep company with, or to come unto, one of another race, but to me God did shew to call no man common or unclean; 28 He said to them: "You are well aware that it is against our law for a Jew to associate with a Gentile or visit him. But God has shown me that I should not call any man impure or unclean.
29 therefore also without gainsaying I came, having been sent for; I ask, therefore, for what matter ye did send for me?' 29 So when I was sent for, I came without raising any objection. May I ask why you sent for me?"
30 And Cornelius said, `Four days ago till this hour, I was fasting, and [at] the ninth hour praying in my house, and, lo, a man stood before me in bright clothing, 30 Cornelius answered: "Four days ago I was in my house praying at this hour, at three in the afternoon. Suddenly a man in shining clothes stood before me
31 and he said, Cornelius, thy prayer was heard, and thy kind acts were remembered before God; 31 and said, 'Cornelius, God has heard your prayer and remembered your gifts to the poor.
32 send, therefore, to Joppa, and call for Simon, who is surnamed Peter; this one doth lodge in the house of Simon a tanner, by the sea, who having come, shall speak to thee; 32 Send to Joppa for Simon who is called Peter. He is a guest in the home of Simon the tanner, who lives by the sea.'
33 at once, therefore, I sent to thee; thou also didst do well, having come; now, therefore, are we all before God present to hear all things that have been commanded thee by God.' 33 So I sent for you immediately, and it was good of you to come. Now we are all here in the presence of God to listen to everything the Lord has commanded you to tell us."
34 And Peter having opened his mouth, said, `Of a truth, I perceive that God is no respecter of persons, 34 Then Peter began to speak: "I now realize how true it is that God does not show favoritism
35 but in every nation he who is fearing Him, and is working righteousness, is acceptable to Him; 35 but accepts men from every nation who fear him and do what is right.
36 the word that he sent to the sons of Israel, proclaiming good news -- peace through Jesus Christ (this one is Lord of all,) 36 You know the message God sent to the people of Israel, telling the good news of peace through Jesus Christ, who is Lord of all.
37 ye -- ye have known; -- the word that came throughout all Judea, having begun from Galilee, after the baptism that John preached; 37 You know what has happened throughout Judea, beginning in Galilee after the baptism that John preached--
38 Jesus who [is] from Nazareth -- how God did anoint him with the Holy Spirit and power; who went through, doing good, and healing all those oppressed by the devil, because God was with him; 38 how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and power, and how he went around doing good and healing all who were under the power of the devil, because God was with him.
39 and we -- we are witnesses of all things that he did, both in the country of the Jews, and in Jerusalem, -- whom they did slay, having hanged upon a tree. 39 "We are witnesses of everything he did in the country of the Jews and in Jerusalem. They killed him by hanging him on a tree,
40 `This one God did raise up the third day, and gave him to become manifest, 40 but God raised him from the dead on the third day and caused him to be seen.
41 not to all the people, but to witnesses, to those having been chosen before by God -- to us who did eat with [him], and did drink with him, after his rising out of the dead; 41 He was not seen by all the people, but by witnesses whom God had already chosen--by us who ate and drank with him after he rose from the dead.
42 and he commanded us to preach to the people, and to testify fully that it is he who hath been ordained by God judge of living and dead -- 42 He commanded us to preach to the people and to testify that he is the one whom God appointed as judge of the living and the dead.
43 to this one do all the prophets testify, that through his name every one that is believing in him doth receive remission of sins.' 43 All the prophets testify about him that everyone who believes in him receives forgiveness of sins through his name."
44 While Peter is yet speaking these sayings, the Holy spirit fell upon all those hearing the word, 44 While Peter was still speaking these words, the Holy Spirit came on all who heard the message.
45 and those of the circumcision believing were astonished -- as many as came with Peter -- because also upon the nations the gift of the Holy Spirit hath been poured out, 45 The circumcised believers who had come with Peter were astonished that the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out even on the Gentiles.
46 for they were hearing them speaking with tongues and magnifying God. 46 For they heard them speaking in tongues and praising God. Then Peter said,
47 Then answered Peter, `The water is any one able to forbid, that these may not be baptized, who the Holy Spirit did receive -- even as also we?' 47 "Can anyone keep these people from being baptized with water? They have received the Holy Spirit just as we have."
48 he commanded them also to be baptized in the name of the Lord; then they besought him to remain certain days. 48 So he ordered that they be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ. Then they asked Peter to stay with them for a few days.