New Living Translation (NLT), ‘Was it to me you were bringing sacrifices and offerings. God did promise, however, that eventually the whole land would belong to Abraham and his descendants—even though he had no children yet. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access, NLT One Year Chronological Bible Creative Expressions, Softcover, NLT Boys Life Application Study Bible, LeatherLike, Midnight/Blue, NLT Thinline Reference Bible, Filament Enabled Edition--soft leather-look, rustic brown, NLT Thinline Reference Bible, Filament Enabled Edition--soft leather-look, teal, NLT Girls Life Application Study Bible--soft leather-look, teal/pink with flowers, NLT Life Application Study Bible, Third Edition--soft leather-look, brown/tan (indexed) (red letter). 2 This was Stephen’s reply: “Brothers and fathers, listen to me. But God was with him 10 and rescued him from all his troubles. Must you forever resist the Holy Spirit? 7 ‘But I will punish the nation that enslaves them,’ God said, ‘and in the end they will come out and worship me here in this place.’[c]. His accusers took off their coats and laid them at the feet of a young man named Saul.[n]. 31 When Moses saw it, he was amazed at the sight. God also gave Joseph unusual wisdom, so that Pharaoh appointed him governor over all of Egypt and put him in charge of the palace. 7:38 Some manuscripts read to you. [a] 3 God told him, ‘Leave your native land and your relatives, and come into the land that I will show you.’[b] 4 So Abraham left the land of the Chaldeans and lived in Haran until his father died. God did promise, however, that eventually the whole land would belong to Abraham and his descendants—even though he had no children yet. 9 “These patriarchs were jealous of their brother Joseph, and they sold him to be a slave in Egypt. 7:46 Some manuscripts read the house of Jacob. 16 Their bodies were taken to Shechem and buried in the tomb Abraham had bought for a certain price from Hamor’s sons in Shechem. You are heathen[l] at heart and deaf to the truth. 3 God told him, ‘Leave your native land and your relatives, and come into the land that I will show you.’ # 7:3 Gen 12:1. 22 Moses was taught all the wisdom of the Egyptians, and he was powerful in both speech and action. He tried to be a peacemaker. 23 “One day when Moses was forty years old, he decided to visit his relatives, the people of Israel. Now go, for I am sending you back to Egypt.’[e]. 30 “Forty years later, in the desert near Mount Sinai, an angel appeared to Moses in the flame of a burning bush. 35 “So God sent back the same man his people had previously rejected when they demanded, ‘Who made you a ruler and judge over us?’ Through the angel who appeared to him in the burning bush, God sent Moses to be their ruler and savior. 27 “But the man in the wrong pushed Moses aside. There his two sons were born. during those forty years in the wilderness, Israel? All rights reserved. 19 This king exploited our people and oppressed them, forcing parents to abandon their newborn babies so they would die. And there Moses received life-giving words to pass on to us.[g]. 36 And by means of many wonders and miraculous signs, he led them out of Egypt, through the Red Sea, and through the wilderness for forty years. It was constructed according to the plan God had shown to Moses. He died there, as did our ancestors. NLT New Believer's Bible - softcover edition, NLT Boys Life Application Study Bible, LeatherLike, Midnight/Blue, NLT Large-Print Inspire Bible: The Bible for Coloring & Creative Journaling, My First Hands-on Bible--soft leather-look, pretty pink, NLT Thinline Reference Bible, Filament Enabled Edition--soft leather-look, teal, NLT Premium Value Large-Print Slimline Bible--soft leather-look, brown/tan. That’s what your ancestors did, and so do you! They rushed at him 58 and dragged him out of the city and began to stone him. Now go, for I am sending you back to Egypt.’[e]. 7:44 Greek the tent of witness. And God gave him favor before Pharaoh, king of Egypt. 5 “But God gave him no inheritance here, not even one square foot of land. 27 “But the man in the wrong pushed Moses aside. 11 “But a famine came upon Egypt and Canaan. It was constructed according to the plan God had shown to Moses. 33 “Then the Lord said to him, ‘Take off your sandals, for you are standing on holy ground. And the practice was continued when Isaac became the father of Jacob, and when Jacob became the father of the twelve patriarchs of the Israelite nation. 34 I have certainly seen the oppression of my people in Egypt. [a] 3 God told him, ‘Leave your native land and your relatives, and come into the land that I will show you.’[b] 4 So Abraham left the land of the Chaldeans and lived in Haran until his father died. 21 When they had to abandon him, Pharaoh’s daughter adopted him and raised him as her own son. Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. 40 They told Aaron, ‘Make us some gods who can lead us, for we don’t know what has become of this Moses, who brought us out of Egypt.’ 41 So they made an idol shaped like a calf, and they sacrificed to it and celebrated over this thing they had made. Acts 7 New Living Translation (NLT) Stephen Addresses the Council. 31 When Moses saw it, he was amazed at the sight. 7:42-43 Amos 5:25-27 (Greek version). As the prophet says, 49 ‘Heaven is my throne,    and the earth is my footstool.Could you build me a temple as good as that?’    asks the Lord.‘Could you build me such a resting place?50     Didn’t my hands make both heaven and earth?’[k], 51 “You stubborn people! 30 “Forty years later, in the desert near Mount Sinai, an angel appeared to Moses in the flame of a burning bush. 28 ‘Are you going to kill me as you killed that Egyptian yesterday?’ 29 When Moses heard that, he fled the country and lived as a foreigner in the land of Midian. His parents cared for him at home for three months. during those forty years in the wilderness, Israel? 52 Name one prophet your ancestors didn’t persecute! 34 I have certainly seen the oppression of my people in Egypt. Our glorious God appeared to our ancestor Abraham in Mesopotamia before he settled in Haran. 2 This was Stephen’s reply: “Brothers and fathers, listen to me. His parents cared for him at home for three months. 17 “As the time drew near when God would fulfill his promise to Abraham, the number of our people in Egypt greatly increased. k 7:49-50 Isa 66:1-2. l 7:51 Greek uncircumcised. 56 And he told them, “Look, I see the heavens opened and the Son of Man standing in the place of honor at God’s right hand!”, 57 Then they put their hands over their ears and began shouting. 53 You deliberately disobeyed God’s law, even though you received it from the hands of angels.”, 54 The Jewish leaders were infuriated by Stephen’s accusation, and they shook their fists at him in rage. 22 Moses was taught all the wisdom of the Egyptians, and he was powerful in both speech and action. 37 “Moses himself told the people of Israel, ‘God will raise up for you a Prophet like me from among your own people.’[f] 38 Moses was with our ancestors, the assembly of God’s people in the wilderness, when the angel spoke to him at Mount Sinai. 59 As they stoned him, Stephen prayed, “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.” 60 He fell to his knees, shouting, “Lord, don’t charge them with this sin!” And with that, he died. 7:13 Other manuscripts read Joseph was recognized by his brothers. 35 “So God sent back the same man his people had previously rejected when they demanded, ‘Who made you a ruler and judge over us?’ Through the angel who appeared to him in the burning bush, God sent Moses to be their ruler and savior. [m] 55 But Stephen, full of the Holy Spirit, gazed steadily into heaven and saw the glory of God, and he saw Jesus standing in the place of honor at God’s right hand. In the book of the prophets it is written, ‘Was it to me you were bringing sacrifices and offerings    during those forty years in the wilderness, Israel?43 No, you carried your pagan gods—    the shrine of Molech,    the star of your god Rephan,    and the images you made to worship them.So I will send you into exile    as far away as Babylon.’[h]. God also gave Joseph unusual wisdom, so that Pharaoh appointed him governor over all of Egypt and put him in charge of the palace. As he went to take a closer look, the voice of the Lord called out to him, 32 ‘I am the God of your ancestors—the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.’ Moses shook with terror and did not dare to look. 42 Then God turned away from them and abandoned them to serve the stars of heaven as their gods!