Christian Standard Bible
5 This proposal pleased the whole company. So they chose Stephen,(A) a man full of faith and the Holy Spirit, and Philip, Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas, and Nicolaus, a convert from Antioch.(B) 6 They had them stand before the apostles, who prayed(C) and laid their hands on(D) them.
7 So the word of God spread, the disciples in Jerusalem increased(E) greatly in number, and a large group of priests became obedient to the faith.Read full chapter