Acts 7:59
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English Standard Version
And as they were stoning Stephen, he called out, “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.”

King James Bible
And they stoned Stephen, calling upon God, and saying, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.

American Standard Version
And they stoned Stephen, calling upon the Lord , and saying, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And falling on his knees, he cried with a loud voice, saying: Lord, lay not this sin to their charge.

English Revised Version
And they stoned Stephen, calling upon the Lord, and saying, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.

Webster's Bible Translation
And they stoned Stephen, calling upon God, and saying, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.

Weymouth New Testament
So they stoned Stephen, while he prayed, "Lord Jesus, receive my spirit."

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Vincent's Word Studies

Calling upon God

God is not in the Greek. From the vision just described, and from the prayer which follows, it is evident that Jesus is meant. So Rev., the Lord.

Jesus

An unquestionable prayer to Christ.

Acts 7:59 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

calling.

Acts 2:21 And it shall come to pass, that whoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved.

Acts 9:14,21 And here he has authority from the chief priests to bind all that call on your name...

Acts 22:16 And now why tarry you? arise, and be baptized, and wash away your sins, calling on the name of the Lord.

Joel 2:32 And it shall come to pass, that whoever shall call on the name of the LORD shall be delivered...

Romans 10:12-14 For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich to all that call on him...

1 Corinthians 1:2 To the church of God which is at Corinth, to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints...

Lord.

Psalm 31:5 Into your hand I commit my spirit: you have redeemed me, O LORD God of truth.

Luke 23:46 And when Jesus had cried with a loud voice, he said, Father, into your hands I commend my spirit: and having said thus...

Cross References
1 Kings 21:13
And the two worthless men came in and sat opposite him. And the worthless men brought a charge against Naboth in the presence of the people, saying, "Naboth cursed God and the king." So they took him outside the city and stoned him to death with stones.

Psalm 31:5
Into your hand I commit my spirit; you have redeemed me, O LORD, faithful God.

Ecclesiastes 12:7
and the dust returns to the earth as it was, and the spirit returns to God who gave it.

Acts 9:14
And here he has authority from the chief priests to bind all who call on your name."

Acts 9:21
And all who heard him were amazed and said, "Is not this the man who made havoc in Jerusalem of those who called upon this name? And has he not come here for this purpose, to bring them bound before the chief priests?"

Acts 22:16
And now why do you wait? Rise and be baptized and wash away your sins, calling on his name.'

Romans 10:12
For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; for the same Lord is Lord of all, bestowing his riches on all who call on him.

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