25 As Peter was coming in, Cornelius met him and fell down at his feet and worshiped him. 26 But Peter lifted him up, saying, (A)“Stand up; I myself am also a man.” 27 And as he talked with him, he went in and found many who had come together. 28 Then he said to them, “You know how (B)unlawful it is for a Jewish man to keep company with or go to one of another nation. But (C)God has shown me that I should not call any man common or unclean. 29 Therefore I came without objection as soon as I was sent for. I ask, then, for what reason have you sent for me?”

30 So Cornelius said, [a]“Four days ago I was fasting until this hour; and at the ninth hour I prayed in my house, and behold, (D)a man stood before me (E)in bright clothing, 31 and said, ‘Cornelius, (F)your prayer has been heard, and (G)your [b]alms are remembered in the sight of God. 32 Send therefore to Joppa and call Simon here, whose surname is Peter. He is lodging in the house of Simon, a tanner, by the sea. [c]When he comes, he will speak to you.’ 33 So I sent to you immediately, and you have done well to come. Now therefore, we are all present before God, to hear all the things commanded you by God.”

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  1. Acts 10:30 NU Four days ago to this hour, at the ninth hour
  2. Acts 10:31 charitable gifts
  3. Acts 10:32 NU omits the rest of v. 32.

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