New International Version
In those days Peter stood up among the believers (a group numbering about a hundred and twenty)
King James Bible
And in those days Peter stood up in the midst of the disciples, and said, (the number of names together were about an hundred and twenty,)
Darby Bible Translation
And in those days Peter, standing up in the midst of the brethren, said, (the crowd of names [who were] together [was] about a hundred and twenty,)
World English Bible
In these days, Peter stood up in the midst of the disciples (and the number of names was about one hundred twenty), and said,
Young's Literal Translation
And in these days, Peter having risen up in the midst of the disciples, said, (the multitude also of the names at the same place was, as it were, an hundred and twenty,)
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
In the midst of the disciples - Μαθητων; but instead of this, αδελφων, brethren, is the reading of ABC, a few others, with the Coptic, Ethiopic, Armenian, and Vulgate. This seems the best reading, because of what immediately follows; for it was not among the disciples merely that he stood, but among the whole company, which amounted to one hundred and twenty. It is remarkable that this was the number which the Jews required to form a council in any city; and it is likely that in reference to this the disciples had gathered together, with themselves, the number of one hundred and twenty, chosen out of the many who had been already converted by the ministry of our Lord, the twelve disciples, and the seventy-two whom he had sent forth to preach, Luke 10:1, etc., thus they formed a complete council in presence of which the important business of electing a person in the place of Judas was to be transacted.
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Then Peter invited the men into the house to be his guests. The next day Peter started out with them, and some of the believers from Joppa went along.
The apostles and the believers throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God.
The Spirit told me to have no hesitation about going with them. These six brothers also went with me, and we entered the man's house.
and when he found him, he brought him to Antioch. So for a whole year Barnabas and Saul met with the church and taught great numbers of people. The disciples were called Christians first at Antioch.
The disciples, as each one was able, decided to provide help for the brothers and sisters living in Judea.
Peter motioned with his hand for them to be quiet and described how the Lord had brought him out of prison. "Tell James and the other brothers and sisters about this," he said, and then he left for another place.
But the Jews who refused to believe stirred up the other Gentiles and poisoned their minds against the brothers.
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