New International Version
Now Stephen, a man full of God's grace and power, performed great wonders and signs among the people.
King James Bible
And Stephen, full of faith and power, did great wonders and miracles among the people.
Darby Bible Translation
And Stephen, full of grace and power, wrought wonders and great signs among the people.
World English Bible
Stephen, full of faith and power, performed great wonders and signs among the people.
Young's Literal Translation
And Stephen, full of faith and power, was doing great wonders and signs among the people,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Stephen, full of faith and power - Instead of πιϚεως, faith, χαριτος, grace, is the reading of ABD, several others, the Syriac of Erpen, the Coptic, Armenian, Vulgate, and some of the fathers. This reading Griesbach has admitted into the text. Some MSS. join both readings. Stephen was full of faith - gave unlimited credence to the promises of his Lord; he was full of grace - receiving the fulfillment of those promises, he enjoyed much of the unction of the Divine Spirit, and much of the favor of his God; and, in consequence, he was full of power, δυναμεως, of the Divine energy by which he was enabled to work great wonders and miracles among the people.
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Moses wist not that the skin of his face shone while he talked with him.--EXO. 34:29. Not unto us, O Lord, not unto us, but unto thy name give glory.--Lord, when saw we thee a hungred, and fed thee? or thirsty, and gave thee drink?--In lowliness of mind, let each esteem other better than themselves.--Be clothed with humility. [Jesus] was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light.--All that sat in the council, looking stedfastly on Stephen, …
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"Unless you people see signs and wonders," Jesus told him, "you will never believe."
This proposal pleased the whole group. They chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit; also Philip, Procorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas, and Nicolas from Antioch, a convert to Judaism.
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