And what they said pleased the whole gathering, and they chose Stephen, (A)a man full of faith and (B)of the Holy Spirit, and (C)Philip, and Prochorus, and Nicanor, and Timon, and Parmenas, and Nicolaus, (D)a proselyte of Antioch. These they set before the apostles, and (E)they prayed and (F)laid their hands on them.

And (G)the word of God continued to increase, and the number of the disciples multiplied greatly in Jerusalem, and a great many of the priests (H)became obedient to (I)the faith.

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