1 Now the apostles and athe brethren who were throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God.
7 “I also heard a voice saying to me, ‘Get up, Peter; 1kill and eat.’
8 “But I said, ‘By no means, Lord, for nothing 1unholy or unclean has ever entered my mouth.’
10 “This happened three times, and everything was drawn back up into 1the sky.
11 “And behold, at that moment three men appeared at the house in which we were staying, having been sent to me from aCaesarea.
13 “And he reported to us how he had seen the angel 1standing in his house, and saying, ‘Send to Joppa and have Simon, who is also called Peter, brought here;
19 aSo then those who were scattered because of the 1persecution that occurred in connection with Stephen made their way 2to bPhoenicia and cCyprus and dAntioch, speaking the word to no one except to Jews alone.
25 And he left for aTarsus to look for Saul;
26 and when he had found him, he brought him to aAntioch. And for an entire year they 1met with the church and taught considerable 2numbers; and bthe disciples were first called cChristians in aAntioch.
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