Acts 6:6
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New Living Translation
These seven were presented to the apostles, who prayed for them as 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.

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

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The Outbreak of the Arian Controversy. The Attitude of Eusebius.
About the year 318, while Alexander was bishop of Alexandria, the Arian controversy broke out in that city, and the whole Eastern Church was soon involved in the strife. We cannot enter here into a discussion of Arius' views; but in order to understand the rapidity with which the Arian party grew, and the strong hold which it possessed from the very start in Syria and Asia Minor, we must remember that Arius was not himself the author of that system which we know as Arianism, but that he learned the
Eusebius Pamphilius—Church History

The Epistles of Paul.
1. The apostolic epistles are a natural sequence of the office and work committed by the Saviour to the apostles. They were the primitive preachers of the gospel, and, under Christ, the founders of the Christian church. From the necessity of the case they had a general supervision of all the local churches, and their authority in them was supreme in matters of both faith and practice. It was to be expected, therefore, that they should teach by writing, as well as by oral instruction. It does not
E. P. Barrows—Companion to the Bible

The Right to Run Things
A new mission station opened! Another conquest of the Gospel! Have you ever wondered how it was done? Suppose you are a missionary, and have already passed successfully through the language-learning stage. Suppose you are assigned an area where the Gospel has never been preached, an area teeming with people, very few of whom have ever even heard the precious name of Jesus. You probably have a fellow worker. You have good health, a reasonable knowledge of the language and local customs, and a heart
Mabel Williamson—Have We No Rights?

The Johannean Literature.
I. Sources. 1. The Gospel, Epistles, and Revelation of John. The notices of John in the Synoptical Gospels, in the Acts, and in Gal. 2:9. (See the passages in Young's Analytical Concordance.) 2. Patristic traditions. Irenaeus: Adv. Haer. II. 22, 5 (John lived to the age of Trajan); III. 1, 1 (John at Ephesus); III. 3, 4 (John and Cerinthus); V. 30, 3 (John and the Apocalypse). Clemens Alex.: Quis dives salvus, c. 42 (John and the young robber). Polycrates of Ephesus in Eus. Hist. Eccl., III. 31;
Philip Schaff—History of the Christian Church, Volume I

Cross References
Numbers 8:10
When you present the Levites before the LORD, the people of Israel must lay their hands on them.

Numbers 27:18
The LORD replied, "Take Joshua son of Nun, who has the Spirit in him, and lay your hands on him.

Deuteronomy 34:9
Now Joshua son of Nun was full of the spirit of wisdom, for Moses had laid his hands on him. So the people of Israel obeyed him, doing just as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Mark 5:23
pleading fervently with him. "My little daughter is dying," he said. "Please come and lay your hands on her; heal her so she can live."

Acts 1:24
Then they all prayed, "O Lord, you know every heart. Show us which of these men you have chosen

Acts 8:17
Then Peter and John laid their hands upon these believers, and they received the Holy Spirit.

Acts 9:12
I have shown him a vision of a man named Ananias coming in and laying hands on him so he can see again."

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