Stephen’s Defense

And the high priest said, “Is it so concerning these things?” So he said, “Men—brothers and fathers—listen: The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham while he[a] was in Mesopotamia, before he settled in Haran, and said to him, ‘Go out from your land and from your relatives and come to the land that I will show you.’

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  1. Acts 7:2 Here “while” is supplied as a component of the participle (“was”) which is understood as temporal