Acts 6:6
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New International Version
They presented these men to the apostles, who prayed and laid their hands on them.

New Living Translation
These seven were presented to the apostles, who prayed for them as they laid their hands on them.

English Standard Version
These they set before the apostles, and they prayed and laid their hands on them.

Berean Study Bible
They presented these seven to the apostles, who prayed and laid their hands on them.

Berean Literal Bible
whom they set before the apostles. And having prayed, they laid the hands on them.

New American Standard Bible
And these they brought before the apostles; and after praying, they laid their hands on them.

King James Bible
Whom they set before the apostles: and when they had prayed, they laid their hands on them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They had them stand before the apostles, who prayed and laid their hands on them.

International Standard Version
They had these men stand before the apostles, who prayed and laid their hands on them.

NET Bible
They stood these men before the apostles, who prayed and placed their hands on them.

New Heart English Bible
whom they set before the apostles. When they had prayed, they laid their hands on them.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
They presented these before the Apostles, and when they had prayed, they placed hands on them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The disciples had these men stand in front of the apostles, who prayed and placed their hands on these seven men.

New American Standard 1977
And these they brought before the apostles; and after praying, they laid their hands on them.

Jubilee Bible 2000
these they set before the apostles, and when they had prayed, they laid their hands on them.

King James 2000 Bible
Whom they set before the apostles: and when they had prayed, they laid their hands on them.

American King James Version
Whom they set before the apostles: and when they had prayed, they laid their hands on them.

American Standard Version
whom they set before the apostles: and when they had prayed, they laid their hands upon them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
These they set before the apostles; and they praying, imposed hands upon them.

Darby Bible Translation
whom they set before the apostles; and, having prayed, they laid their hands on them.

English Revised Version
whom they set before the apostles: and when they had prayed, they laid their hands on them.

Webster's Bible Translation
Whom they set before the apostles: and when they had prayed, they laid their hands on them.

Weymouth New Testament
These men they brought to the Apostles, and, after prayer, they laid their hands upon them.

World English Bible
whom they set before the apostles. When they had prayed, they laid their hands on them.

Young's Literal Translation
whom they did set before the apostles, and they, having prayed, laid on them their hands.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
6:1-7 Hitherto the disciples had been of one accord; this often had been noticed to their honour; but now they were multiplied, they began to murmur. The word of God was enough to take up all the thoughts, cares, and time of the apostles. The persons chosen to serve tables must be duly qualified. They must be filled with gifts and graces of the Holy Ghost, necessary to rightly managing this trust; men of truth, and hating covetousness. All who are employed in the service of the church, ought to be commended to the Divine grace by the prayers of the church. They blessed them in the name of the Lord. The word and grace of God are greatly magnified, when those are wrought upon by it, who were least likely.
Study Bible
The Choosing of the Seven
5This proposal pleased the whole group. They chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit, as well as Philip, Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas, and Nicolas from Antioch, a convert to Judaism. 6They presented these seven to the apostles, who prayed and laid their hands on them. 7So the word of God continued to spread. The number of disciples in Jerusalem grew rapidly, and a great number of priests became obedient to the faith.…
Cross References
Numbers 8:10
and present the Levites before the LORD; and the sons of Israel shall lay their hands on the Levites.

Numbers 27:18
So the LORD said to Moses, "Take Joshua the son of Nun, a man in whom is the Spirit, and lay your hand on him;

Deuteronomy 34:9
Now Joshua the son of Nun was filled with the spirit of wisdom, for Moses had laid his hands on him; and the sons of Israel listened to him and did as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Mark 5:23
and pleaded with Him urgently, "My little daughter is near death. Please come and place Your hands on her, so that she will be healed and live."

Acts 1:24
And they prayed, "Lord, You know everyone's heart. Show us which of these two You have chosen

Acts 8:17
Then Peter and John laid their hands on them, and they received the Holy Spirit.

Acts 9:12
In a vision he has seen a man named Ananias come and place his hands on him to restore his sight."

Acts 9:17
So Ananias went to the house, and when he arrived, he placed his hands on Saul. "Brother Saul," he said, "the Lord Jesus, who appeared to you on the road as you were coming here, has sent me so that you may see again and be filled with the Holy Spirit."

Acts 13:3
So after they had fasted and prayed, they laid their hands on them and sent them off.

Acts 19:6
And when Paul laid his hands on them, the Holy Spirit came upon them, and they spoke in tongues and prophesied.
Treasury of Scripture

Whom they set before the apostles: and when they had prayed, they laid their hands on them.

when.

Acts 1:24 And they prayed, and said, You, Lord, which know the hearts of all …

Acts 8:17 Then laid they their hands on them, and they received the Holy Ghost.

Acts 9:17 And Ananias went his way, and entered into the house; and putting …

Acts 13:3 And when they had fasted and prayed, and laid their hands on them, …

1 Timothy 4:14 Neglect not the gift that is in you, which was given you by prophecy, …

1 Timothy 5:22 Lay hands suddenly on no man, neither be partaker of other men's …

2 Timothy 1:6 Why I put you in remembrance that you stir up the gift of God, which …

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