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6:1 In those days when the number of disciples was multiplying, the Greeks began to complain to the Hebrews that their widows were being discriminated against in the daily food distribution.

εν
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in
δε
G1161
yet
ταις
G3588
[to]-the
ἡμεραις
G2250
[to]-days
ταυταις
G3778
[to]-these
πληθυνοντων
G4129
[of]-multiplying
των
G3588
[of]-the
μαθητων
G3101
[of]-pupils
εγενετο
G1096
came-to-be
γογγυσμος
G1112
grumbling
των
G3588
[of]-the
ἑλληνιστων
G1675
[of]-Greeks
προς
G4314
toward
τους
G3588
the
ἑβραιους
G1445
Hebrews
ὁτι
G3754
since
παρεθεωρουντο
G3865
they-were-overlooked
εν
G1722
in
τη
G3588
[to]-the
διακονια
G1248
[to]-service
τη
G3588
[to]-the
καθημερινη
G2522
[to]-daily
αἱ
G3588
the
χηραι
G5503
widows
αυτων
G846
[of]-them

6:2 So The Twelve called everyone together for a meeting and said, “We do not want to neglect the Word of God in order to wait tables.

προσκαλεσαμενοι
G4341
calling-to-selves
δε
G1161
yet
οἱ
G3588
the
δωδεκα
G1427
twelve
το
G3588
the
πληθος
G4128
multitude
των
G3588
[of]-the
μαθητων
G3101
[of]-pupils
ειπαν
G2036
they-said
ουκ
G3756
not
αρεστον
G701
agreeable
εστιν
G2076
is
ἡμας
G2248
us
καταλειψαντας
G2641
leaving-behind
τον
G3588
the
λογον
G3056
saying
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
διακονειν
G1247
to-attend-to
τραπεζαις
G5132
[to]-tables

6:3 So, brothers and sisters, pick out seven respected men from among you, who are full of the Spirit and wisdom, for us to put in charge of this problem.

επισκεψασθε
G1980
yous-inspect!
δε
G1161
yet
αδελφοι
G80
siblings
ανδρας
G435
men
εξ
G1537
out
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous
μαρτυρουμενους
G3140
being-witnessed
ἑπτα
G2033
seven
πληρεις
G4134
full
πνευματος
G4151
[of]-breath
και
G2532
and
σοφιας
G4678
[of]-wisdom
οὑς
G3739
those-whom
καταστησομεν
G2525
we-shall-establish
επι
G1909
on
της
G3588
[of]-the
χρειας
G5532
needs
ταυτης
G3778
[of]-this

6:4 Then we can concentrate on prayer and dispensing the Word.”

ἡμεις
G2249
we
δε
G1161
yet
τη
G3588
[to]-the
προσευχη
G4335
prayer
και
G2532
and
τη
G3588
[to]-the
διακονια
G1248
[to]-service
του
G3588
[of]-the
λογου
G3056
[of]-saying
προσκαρτερησομεν
G4342
we-shall-persevere

6:5 This solution pleased the whole crowd, so they chose Stephen (a man full of faith and the Holy Spirit), Philip, Prochoros, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas, and Nicholas (a proselyte from Antioch).

και
G2532
and
ηρεσεν
G700
pleased

G3588
the
λογος
G3056
saying
ενωπιον
G1799
in-the-face-of
παντος
G3956
[of]-all
του
G3588
[of]-the
πληθους
G4128
[of]-huge-number
και
G2532
and
εξελεξαντο
G1586
they-chose
στεφανον
G4736
award
ανδρα
G435
man
πληρης
G4134
full
πιστεως
G4102
[of]-trust
και
G2532
and
πνευματος
G4151
[of]-breath
ἁγιου
G40
[of]-consecrated
και
G2532
and
φιλιππον
G5376
Philip
και
G2532
and
προχορον
G4402
Prochoros
και
G2532
and
νικανορα
G3527
Nicanor
και
G2532
and
τιμωνα
G5096
Timon
και
G2532
and
παρμεναν
G3937
Parmenas
και
G2532
and
νικολαον
G3532
Nicholas
προσηλυτον
G4339
proselyte
αντιοχεα
G491
Antiochian

6:6 They presented themselves to the Ambassadors, who prayed and dedicated them.

οὑς
G3739
those-whom
εστησαν
G2476
they-stood
ενωπιον
G1799
in-the-face-of
των
G3588
[of]-the
αποστολων
G652
[of]-ambassadors
και
G2532
and
προσευξαμενοι
G4336
praying
επεθηκαν
G2007
they-placed-upon
αυτοις
G846
[to]-them
τας
G3588
those
χειρας
G5495
hands

6:7 So the Word of God spread out, and the number of disciples in Jerusalem multiplied tremendously, including a sizable number of priests who heeded the faith.

και
G2532
and

G3588
the
λογος
G3056
saying
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
ηυξανεν
G837
causes-to-grow
και
G2532
and
επληθυνετο
G4129
multiplied

G3588
the
αριθμος
G706
number
των
G3588
[of]-the
μαθητων
G3101
[of]-pupils
εν
G1722
in
ιερουσαλημ
G2419
Jerusalem
σφοδρα
G4970
extremely
πολυς
G4183
many
τε
G5037
both
οχλος
G3793
crowd
των
G3588
[of]-the
ἱερεων
G2409
[of]-priests
ὑπηκουον
G5219
they-listened
τη
G3588
[to]-the
πιστει
G4102
[to]-trust

6:8 Now Stephen, full of favor and power, performed great miracles and signs among the people.

στεφανος
G4736
award
δε
G1161
yet
πληρης
G4134
full
χαριτος
G5485
[of]-favor
και
G2532
and
δυναμεως
G1411
[of]-power
εποιει
G4160
did
τερατα
G5059
omens
και
G2532
and
σημεια
G4592
signs
μεγαλα
G3173
big
εν
G1722
in
τω
G3588
[to]-the
λαω
G2992
[to]-people

6:9 And then came some members of the Freed Collective, with residents of Cyrene, Alexandria, Cilicia and the province of Asia, debating with Stephen.

ανεστησαν
G450
they-elevated
δε
G1161
yet
τινες
G5100
some
των
G3588
[of]-the
εκ
G1537
out
της
G3588
[of]-the
συναγωγης
G4864
[of]-congregation
της
G3588
[of]-the
λεγομενης
G3004
[of]-saying
λιβερτινων
G3032
The_Freed
και
G2532
and
κυρηναιων
G2956
[of]-Cyrenians
και
G2532
and
αλεξανδρεων
G221
[of]-Alexandrians
και
G2532
and
των
G3588
[of]-the
απο
G575
from
κιλικιας
G2791
[of]-Cilicia
και
G2532
and
ασιας
G773
[of]-Asia
συζητουντες
G4802
debating
τω
G3588
[to]-the
στεφανω
G4736
[to]-Stephen

6:10 But they could not refute the wisdom and spirit with which he spoke.

και
G2532
and
ουκ
G3756
not
ισχυον
G2480
they-had-strength
αντιστηναι
G436
to-stand-firm
τη
G3588
[to]-the
σοφια
G4678
wisdom
και
G2532
and
τω
G3588
[to]-the
πνευματι
G4151
[to]-breath

G3739
[to]-whom
ελαλει
G2980
talked

6:11 So they planted some men in the crowd to say, “We have heard him speaking irreverent things against Moses and God!”

τοτε
G5119
then
ὑπεβαλον
G5260
they-secretly-injected
ανδρας
G435
men
λεγοντας
G3004
saying
ὁτι
G3754
since
ακηκοαμεν
G191
we-have-heard
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
λαλουντος
G2980
[of]-talking
ῥηματα
G4487
declarations
βλασφημα
G989
irreverent
εις
G1519
into
μωϋσην
G3475
Moses
και
G2532
and
τον
G3588
the
θεον
G2316
God

6:12 They stirred up the people, along with the elders and scripture scholars who were standing nearby, and they seized him and took him to the Sanhedrin.

συνεκινησαν
G4787
they-stirred-together
τε
G5037
both
τον
G3588
the
λαον
G2992
people
και
G2532
and
τους
G3588
the
πρεσβυτερους
G4245
elders
και
G2532
and
τους
G3588
the
γραμματεις
G1122
writers
και
G2532
and
επισταντες
G2186
being-imminent
συνηρπασαν
G4884
they-seized-together
αυτον
G846
him/her/it
και
G2532
and
ηγαγον
G71
they-went
εις
G1519
into
το
G3588
the
συνεδριον
G4892
joint-session

6:13 They also had false witnesses testify, “This person never stops speaking out against this holy place and the law.

εστησαν
G2476
they-stood
τε
G5037
both
μαρτυρας
G3144
witnesses
ψευδεις
G5571
false
λεγοντας
G3004
saying

G3588
the
ανθρωπος
G444
person
οὑτος
G3778
same
ου
G3756
not
παυεται
G3973
stops-self
λαλων
G2980
one-talking
ῥηματα
G4487
declarations
κατα
G2596
down
του
G3588
[of]-the
τοπου
G5117
[of]-place
του
G3588
[of]-the
ἁγιου
G40
[of]-consecrated
τουτου
G5127
[of]-this
και
G2532
and
του
G3588
[of]-the
νομου
G3551
[of]-law

6:14 For we have heard him say that this Jesus of Nazareth will destroy this place and change the customs Moses handed down to us.”

ακηκοαμεν
G191
we-have-heard
γαρ
G1063
because
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
λεγοντος
G3004
[of]-saying
ὁτι
G3754
since
ιησους
G2424
Jesus

G3588
the
ναζωραιος
G3480
Nazarene
οὑτος
G3778
same
καταλυσει
G2647
shall-demolish
τον
G3588
the
τοπον
G5117
spot
τουτον
G5126
this
και
G2532
and
αλλαξει
G236
shall-change
τα
G3588
the
εθη
G1485
customs

G3739
which
παρεδωκεν
G3860
handed-over
ἡμιν
G2254
[to]-us
μωϋσης
G3475
Moses

6:15 And those seated in the Sanhedrin kept staring at him, because they saw that his face looked like the face of a Messenger.

και
G2532
and
ατενισαντες
G816
continuing-to-watch
εις
G1519
into
αυτον
G846
him/her/it
παντες
G3956
all
οἱ
G3588
the
καθεζομενοι
G2516
being-seated
εν
G1722
in
τω
G3588
[to]-the
συνεδριω
G4892
[to]-joint-session
ειδον
G1492
I/they-saw
το
G3588
the
προσωπον
G4383
face
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
ὡσει
G5616
as-if
προσωπον
G4383
face
αγγελου
G32
[of]-messenger