GOD’S WORD Translation
5 The suggestion pleased the whole group. So they chose Stephen, who was a man full of faith and the Holy Spirit, and they chose Philip, Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas, and Nicolaus, who had converted to Judaism in the city of Antioch. 6 The disciples had these men stand in front of the apostles, who prayed and placed their hands on these seven men.
7 God’s word continued to spread, and the number of disciples in Jerusalem grew very large. A large number of priests accepted the faith.Read full chapter