1 And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their a were b in the daily c.
2 Then the twelve called the multitude of the disciples unto them, and said, It is not reason that we should leave the word of God, and serve tables.
3 Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of a b, full of the Holy Ghost and c, whom we may appoint over this d.
4 But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the a of the word.
5 ¶And the saying pleased the whole multitude: and they a Stephen, a man full of faith and of the b, and c, and Prochorus, and Nicanor, and Timon, and Parmenas, and Nicolas a proselyte of Antioch:
6 Whom they set before the apostles: and when they had prayed, they a their b on them.
7 And the word of God increased; and the number of the disciples multiplied in Jerusalem greatly; and a great company of the a were obedient to the faith.
8 And Stephen, full of faith and a, did great wonders and b among the people.
9 ¶Then there arose certain of the synagogue, which is called the synagogue of the a, and Cyrenians, and Alexandrians, and of them of Cilicia and of Asia, b with Stephen.
10 And they were not able to resist the a and the spirit by which he spake.
11 Then they suborned men, which said, We have heard him speak a words against Moses, and against God.
12 And they stirred up the people, and the elders, and the scribes, and came upon him, and caught him, and brought him to the council,
13 And set up a, which said, This man ceaseth not to speak blasphemous words against this holy place, and the law:
14 For we have heard him say, that this Jesus of Nazareth shall destroy this place, and shall change the a which Moses delivered us.
15 And all that sat in the council, looking steadfastly on him, saw his face as it had been the a of an b.