6:1 And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration. Acts
6:2 Then the twelve called the multitude of the disciples, and said, It is not fitting that we should leave the word of Elohim, and serve tables. Acts
6:3 Therefore, brothers, select among you* seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Spirit and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business. Acts
6:4 But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word. Acts
6:5 And the saying pleased the whole multitude: and they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit, and Philip, Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas, and Nicolas a proselyte of Antioch. Acts
6:6 They set these men before the apostles: and when they had prayed, they laid their hands on them.
6:7 And the word of Elohim increased; and the number of the disciples multiplied in Jerusalem greatly; and a great company of the priests were obedient to the faith.
6:8 And Stephen, full of faith and power, performed great wonders and miracles among the people. Acts
6:9 Then there arose some of the synagogue, which is called the synagogue of the Libertines, Cyrenians, Alexandrians, and of those of Cilicia, and of Asia, disputing with Stephen. Acts
6:10 And they were not able to resist the wisdom and the spirit by which he spoke. Acts
6:11 Then they suborned men, who said, We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses, and against Elohim. Acts
6:12 And they stirred up the people, the elders, and the scribes, and came upon him, caught him, brought him to the council, Acts
6:13 And set up false witnesses, who said, This man does not cease to speak blasphemous words against this holy place, and the law: Acts
6:14 For we have heard him say, that this YASHUWAH of Nazareth will destroy this place, and will change the customs which Moses delivered to us. Acts
6:15 And all who sat in the council, looking steadfastly at him, saw his face as it had been the face of an angel.