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833 B

Their speech pleased the whole multitude

"All the disciples liked their suggestion"

Stephen ... and Nicolaus

These are Greek names, and suggest that all of the men elected were from the Grecian Jewish group of believers. (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-explicit)


a Gentile who converted to the Jewish religion

placed their hands upon them

This represented giving a blessing and imparting responsibility and authority for the work to the seven. (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/translate-symaction)


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  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/believer
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/pray