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Acts 8

1 By occasion of the persecution in Jerusalem, the Church being planted in Samaria, 5 by Philip the deacon, who preached, did miracles, and baptized many, among the rest Simon the sorcerer, a great seducer of the people: 14 Peter and John come to confirm and enlarge the Church: where, by prayer and imposition of hands giving in the Holy Ghost, 18 when Simon would have bought the like power of them, 20 Peter sharply reproving his hypocrisy, and covetousness, and exhorting him to repentance, together with John preaching the Word of the Lord, returned to Jerusalem. 26 But the angel saith to Philip to teach and baptize the Ethiopian eunuch.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:1 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:1 Comments and Study Notes 8:1 ¶ And at that time, there was raised a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem. And they were all dispersed through the countries of Judea, and Samaria, except the apostles.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:2 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:2 Comments and Study Notes 8:2 And devout men took order for Stephen's funeral and made great mourning over him.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:3 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:3 Comments and Study Notes 8:3 But Saul made havock of the church, entering in from house to house: and dragging away men and women, committed them to prison.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:4 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:4 Comments and Study Notes 8:4 They therefore that were dispersed went about preaching the word of God.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:5 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:5 Comments and Study Notes 8:5 And Philip, going down to the city of Samaria, preached Christ unto them.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:6 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:6 Comments and Study Notes 8:6 And the people with one accord were attentive to those things which were said by Philip, hearing, and seeing the miracles which he did.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:7 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:7 Comments and Study Notes 8:7 For many of them who had unclean spirits, crying with a loud voice, went out.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:8 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:8 Comments and Study Notes 8:8 And many, taken with the palsy, and that were lame, were healed.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:9 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:9 Comments and Study Notes 8:9 There was therefore great joy in that city. Now there was a certain man named Simon who before had been a magician in that city, seducing the people of Samaria, giving out that he was some great one:

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:10 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:10 Comments and Study Notes 8:10 To whom they all gave ear, from the least to the greatest, saying: This man is the power of God, which is called great.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:11 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:11 Comments and Study Notes 8:11 And they were attentive to him, because, for a long time, he had bewitched them with his magical practices.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:12 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:12 Comments and Study Notes 8:12 But when they had believed Philip preaching of the kingdom of God, in the name of Jesus Christ, they were baptized, both men and women.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:13 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:13 Comments and Study Notes 8:13 Then Simon himself believed also and, being baptized, he adhered to Philip. And being astonished, wondered to see the signs and exceeding great miracles which were done.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:14 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:14 Comments and Study Notes 8:14 Now, when the apostles, who were in Jerusalem, had heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent unto them Peter and John.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:15 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:15 Comments and Study Notes 8:15 Who, when they were come, prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Ghost.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:16 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:16 Comments and Study Notes 8:16 For he was not as yet come upon any of them: but they were only baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:17 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:17 Comments and Study Notes 8:17 Then they laid their hands upon them: and they received the Holy Ghost.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:18 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:18 Comments and Study Notes 8:18 And when Simon saw that, by the imposition of the hands of the apostles, the Holy Ghost was given, he offered them money,

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:19 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:19 Comments and Study Notes 8:19 Saying: Give me also this power, that on whomsoever I shall lay my hands, he may receive the Holy Ghost. But Peter said to him:

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:20 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:20 Comments and Study Notes 8:20 Keep thy money to thyself, to perish with thee: because thou hast thought that the gift of God may be purchased with money.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:21 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:21 Comments and Study Notes 8:21 Thou hast no part nor lot in this matter. For thy heart is not right in the sight of God.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:22 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:22 Comments and Study Notes 8:22 Do penance therefore for this thy wickedness: and pray to God, that perhaps this thought of thy heart may be forgiven thee.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:23 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:23 Comments and Study Notes 8:23 For I see thou art in the gall of bitterness and in the bonds of iniquity.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:24 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:24 Comments and Study Notes 8:24 Then Simon answering, said: Pray you for me to the Lord that none of these things which you have spoken may come upon me.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:25 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:25 Comments and Study Notes 8:25 And they indeed, having testified and preached the word of the Lord, returned to Jerusalem: and preached the gospel to many countries of the Samaritans.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:26 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:26 Comments and Study Notes 8:26 Now an angel of the Lord spoke to Philip, saying: Arise, go towards the south, to the way that goeth down from Jerusalem into Gaza: this is desert.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:27 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:27 Comments and Study Notes 8:27 And rising up, he went. And behold, a man of Ethiopia, an eunuch, of great authority under Candace the queen of the Ethiopians, who had charge over all her treasures, had come to Jerusalem to adore.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:28 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:28 Comments and Study Notes 8:28 And he was returning, sitting in his chariot and reading Isaias the prophet.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:29 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:29 Comments and Study Notes 8:29 And the Spirit said to Philip: Go near and join thyself to this chariot.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:30 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:30 Comments and Study Notes 8:30 And Philip running thither, heard him reading the prophet Isaias. And he said: Thinkest thou that thou understandest what thou readest?

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:31 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:31 Comments and Study Notes 8:31 Who said: And how can I, unless some man shew me? And he desired Philip that he would come up and sit with him.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:32 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:32 Comments and Study Notes 8:32 And the place of the scripture which he was reading was this: He was led as a sheep to the slaughter: and like a lamb without voice before his shearer, so openeth he not his mouth.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:33 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:33 Comments and Study Notes 8:33 In humility his judgment was taken away. His generation who shall declare, for his life shall be taken from the earth?

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:34 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:34 Comments and Study Notes 8:34 And the eunuch answering Philip, said: I beseech thee, of whom doth the prophet speak this? Of himself, or of some other man?

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:35 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:35 Comments and Study Notes 8:35 Then Philip, opening his mouth and beginning at this scripture, preached unto him Jesus.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:36 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:36 Comments and Study Notes 8:36 And as they went on their way, they came to a certain water. And the eunuch said: See, here is water: What doth hinder me from being baptized?

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:37 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:37 Comments and Study Notes 8:37 And Philip said: If thou believest with all thy heart, thou mayest. And he answering, said: I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:38 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:38 Comments and Study Notes 8:38 And he commanded the chariot to stand still. And they went down into the water, both Philip and the eunuch. And he baptized him.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:39 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:39 Comments and Study Notes 8:39 And when they were come up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord took away Philip: and the eunuch saw him no more. And he went on his way rejoicing.

Online Bible Translations Acts 8:40 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Acts 8:40 Comments and Study Notes 8:40 But Philip was found in Azotus: and passing through, he preached the gospel to all the cities, till he came to Caesarea.

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