Dorcas Restored to Life

36 At Joppa there was a certain disciple named [a]Tabitha, which is translated [b]Dorcas. This woman was full (A)of good works and charitable deeds which she did. 37 But it happened in those days that she became sick and died. When they had washed her, they laid her in (B)an upper room. 38 And since Lydda was near Joppa, and the disciples had heard that Peter was there, they sent two men to him, imploring him not to delay in coming to them. 39 Then Peter arose and went with them. When he had come, they brought him to the upper room. And all the widows stood by him weeping, showing the tunics and garments which Dorcas had made while she was with them. 40 But Peter (C)put them all out, and (D)knelt down and prayed. And turning to the body he (E)said, “Tabitha, arise.” And she opened her eyes, and when she saw Peter she sat up.

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 9:36 Lit., in Aram., Gazelle
  2. Acts 9:36 Lit., in Gr., Gazelle