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Someone To Take the Place of Judas

12-13 The Mount of Olives was about half a mile from Jerusalem. The apostles who had gone there were Peter, John, James, Andrew, Philip, Thomas, Bartholomew, Matthew, James the son of Alphaeus, Simon, known as the Eager One,[a] and Judas the son of James.

After the apostles returned to the city, they went upstairs to the room where they had been staying.

14 The apostles often met together and prayed with a single purpose in mind.[b] The women and Mary the mother of Jesus would meet with them, and so would his brothers.

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Footnotes

  1. 1.12,13 Eager One: The Greek text has”Zealot,” a name later given to the members of the Jewish group that resisted and fought against the Romans.
  2. 1.14 met together and prayed with a single purpose in mind: Or “met together in a special place for prayer.”