7:37 Deut 18:15. 31 When Moses saw it, he was amazed at the sight. 21 When they had to abandon him, Pharaoh’s daughter adopted him and raised him as her own son. [a] 3 God told him, ‘Leave your native land and your relatives, and come into the land that I will show you.’[b] 4 So Abraham left the land of the Chaldeans and lived in Haran until his father died. 44 “Our ancestors carried the Tabernacle[i] with them through the wilderness. New Living Translation (NLT), ‘Was it to me you were bringing sacrifices and offerings. It was constructed according to the plan God had shown to Moses. 20 “At that time Moses was born—a beautiful child in God’s eyes. 52 Name one prophet your ancestors didn’t persecute! 33 “Then the Lord said to him, ‘Take off your sandals, for you are standing on holy ground. 16 Their bodies were taken to Shechem and buried in the tomb Abraham had bought for a certain price from Hamor’s sons in Shechem. during those forty years in the wilderness, Israel? As he went to take a closer look, the voice of the Lord called out to him, 32 ‘I am the God of your ancestors—the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.’ Moses shook with terror and did not dare to look. 7:31-34 Exod 3:5-10. And the practice was continued when Isaac became the father of Jacob, and when Jacob became the father of the twelve patriarchs of the Israelite nation. 5 “But God gave him no inheritance here, not even one square foot of land. [m] 55 But Stephen, full of the Holy Spirit, gazed steadily into heaven and saw the glory of God, and he saw Jesus standing in the place of honor at God’s right hand. 53 You deliberately disobeyed God’s law, even though you received it from the hands of angels.”, 54 The Jewish leaders were infuriated by Stephen’s accusation, and they shook their fists at him in rage. 39 “But our ancestors refused to listen to Moses. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access, NLT One Year Chronological Bible Creative Expressions, Softcover, NLT Boys Life Application Study Bible, LeatherLike, Midnight/Blue, NLT Thinline Reference Bible, Filament Enabled Edition--soft leather-look, rustic brown, NLT Thinline Reference Bible, Filament Enabled Edition--soft leather-look, teal, NLT Girls Life Application Study Bible--soft leather-look, teal/pink with flowers, NLT Life Application Study Bible, Third Edition--soft leather-look, brown/tan (indexed) (red letter). NLT New Believer's Bible - softcover edition, NLT Boys Life Application Study Bible, LeatherLike, Midnight/Blue, NLT Large-Print Inspire Bible: The Bible for Coloring & Creative Journaling, My First Hands-on Bible--soft leather-look, pretty pink, NLT Thinline Reference Bible, Filament Enabled Edition--soft leather-look, teal, NLT Premium Value Large-Print Slimline Bible--soft leather-look, brown/tan. 7:42-43 Amos 5:25-27 (Greek version). Why are you fighting each other?’. m 7:54 Greek they were grinding their teeth against him. 15 So Jacob went to Egypt. 11 “But a famine came upon Egypt and Canaan. His parents cared for him at home for three months. He tried to be a peacemaker. ‘Men,’ he said, ‘you are brothers. His accusers took off their coats and laid them at the feet of a young man named Saul.[n]. Our glorious God appeared to our ancestor Abraham in Mesopotamia before he settled in Haran. 59 As they stoned him, Stephen prayed, “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.” 60 He fell to his knees, shouting, “Lord, don’t charge them with this sin!” And with that, he died. There his two sons were born. All rights reserved. 35 “So God sent back the same man his people had previously rejected when they demanded, ‘Who made you a ruler and judge over us?’ Through the angel who appeared to him in the burning bush, God sent Moses to be their ruler and savior. You are heathen[l] at heart and deaf to the truth. And the practice was continued when Isaac became the father of Jacob, and when Jacob became the father of the twelve patriarchs of the Israelite nation. That’s what your ancestors did, and so do you! So when Abraham became the father of Isaac, he circumcised him on the eighth day. And there Moses received life-giving words to pass on to us.[g]. Why are you fighting each other?’. And it stayed there until the time of King David. ‘Men,’ he said, ‘you are brothers. 35 “So God sent back the same man his people had previously rejected when they demanded, ‘Who made you a ruler and judge over us?’ Through the angel who appeared to him in the burning bush, God sent Moses to be their ruler and savior. They even killed the ones who predicted the coming of the Righteous One—the Messiah whom you betrayed and murdered. 2 This was Stephen’s reply: “Brothers and fathers, listen to me. 18 But then a new king came to the throne of Egypt who knew nothing about Joseph. But God was with him 10 and rescued him from all his troubles. As the prophet says, 49 ‘Heaven is my throne,    and the earth is my footstool.Could you build me a temple as good as that?’    asks the Lord.‘Could you build me such a resting place?50     Didn’t my hands make both heaven and earth?’[k], 51 “You stubborn people! 3 God told him, ‘Leave your native land and your relatives, and come into the land that I will show you.’ # 7:3 Gen 12:1. 18 But then a new king came to the throne of Egypt who knew nothing about Joseph. 25 Moses assumed his fellow Israelites would realize that God had sent him to rescue them, but they didn’t. 12 Jacob heard that there was still grain in Egypt, so he sent his sons—our ancestors—to buy some. His accusers took off their coats and laid them at the feet of a young man named Saul.[n]. And God gave him favor before Pharaoh, king of Egypt. God did promise, however, that eventually the whole land would belong to Abraham and his descendants—even though he had no children yet. 25 Moses assumed his fellow Israelites would realize that God had sent him to rescue them, but they didn’t. 42 Then God turned away from them and abandoned them to serve the stars of heaven as their gods! j 7:46 Some manuscripts read the house of Jacob. They rejected him and wanted to return to Egypt. 37 “Moses himself told the people of Israel, ‘God will raise up for you a Prophet like me from among your own people.’[f] 38 Moses was with our ancestors, the assembly of God’s people in the wilderness, when the angel spoke to him at Mount Sinai. 7:51 Greek uncircumcised. 46 “David found favor with God and asked for the privilege of building a permanent Temple for the God of Jacob. 37 “Moses himself told the people of Israel, ‘God will raise up for you a Prophet like me from among your own people.’[f] 38 Moses was with our ancestors, the assembly of God’s people in the wilderness, when the angel spoke to him at Mount Sinai. So Moses came to the man’s defense and avenged him, killing the Egyptian. 17 “As the time drew near when God would fulfill his promise to Abraham, the number of our people in Egypt greatly increased. God also gave Joseph unusual wisdom, so that Pharaoh appointed him governor over all of Egypt and put him in charge of the palace. Must you forever resist the Holy Spirit? As he went to take a closer look, the voice of the Lord called out to him, 32 ‘I am the God of your ancestors—the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.’ Moses shook with terror and did not dare to look. Our glorious God appeared to our ancestor Abraham in Mesopotamia before he settled in Haran. 17 “As the time drew near when God would fulfill his promise to Abraham, the number of our people in Egypt greatly increased. ‘Who made you a ruler and judge over us?’ he asked. 7:13 Other manuscripts read Joseph was recognized by his brothers. i 7:44 Greek the tent of witness. Then God brought him here to the land where you now live. 42 Then God turned away from them and abandoned them to serve the stars of heaven as their gods! 28 ‘Are you going to kill me as you killed that Egyptian yesterday?’ 29 When Moses heard that, he fled the country and lived as a foreigner in the land of Midian. 27 “But the man in the wrong pushed Moses aside. There was great misery, and our ancestors ran out of food. 26 “The next day he visited them again and saw two men of Israel fighting. I have heard their groans and have come down to rescue them.