Matthias Chosen(A)

15 And in those days Peter stood up in the midst of the [a]disciples (altogether the number (B)of names was about a hundred and twenty), and said, 16 “Men and brethren, this Scripture had to be fulfilled, (C)which the Holy Spirit spoke before by the mouth of David concerning Judas, (D)who became a guide to those who arrested Jesus; 17 for (E)he was numbered with us and obtained a part in (F)this ministry.”

18 (G)(Now this man purchased a field with (H)the [b]wages of iniquity; and falling headlong, he burst open in the middle and all his [c]entrails gushed out. 19 And it became known to all those dwelling in Jerusalem; so that field is called in their own language, Akel Dama, that is, Field of Blood.)

20 “For it is written in the Book of Psalms:

(I)‘Let his dwelling place be [d]desolate,
And let no one live in it’;


(J)‘Let another take his [e]office.’

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  1. Acts 1:15 NU brethren
  2. Acts 1:18 reward of unrighteousness
  3. Acts 1:18 intestines
  4. Acts 1:20 deserted
  5. Acts 1:20 Gr. episkopen, position of overseer

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