'Among' in the Bible
Who said, Men of Galilee, why do you stand gazing into heaven? This same Jesus, Who was caught away and lifted up from among you into heaven, will return in [just] the same way in which you saw Him go into heaven.
During these days Peter stood up among the brothers-the number of people who were together was about 120-and said:
because he was numbered among us, and did receive the share in this ministration,
Wherefore of these men which have companied with us all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and out among us,
beginning from the baptism of John until the day He was taken up from us-from among these, it is necessary that one become a witness with us of His resurrection."
Then they drew lots between them. The lot fell on Matthias, and a place among the eleven Apostles was voted to him.
Then Peter stood up among the eleven apostles and raised his voice to address them:
Ye men of Israel, hear these words; Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved of God among you by miracles and wonders and signs, which God did by him in the midst of you, as ye yourselves also know:
"Brothers, I can tell you confidently that the patriarch David died and was buried, and that his tomb is among us to this day.
And they sold their possessions (both their landed property and their movable goods) and distributed the price among all, according as any had need.
but the originator of life ye slew, whom God raised from among the dead, whereof we are witnesses.
Moses said: The Lord your God will raise up for you a Prophet like me from among your brothers. You must listen to Him in everything He will say to you.
And it shall come to pass, that every soul, which will not hear that prophet, shall be destroyed from among the people.
being distressed on account of their teaching the people and preaching by Jesus the resurrection from among the dead;
be it known to you all, and to all the people of Israel, that in the name of Jesus Christ the Nazaraean, whom ye have crucified, whom God has raised from among the dead, by him this man stands here before you sound in body.
Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.
But when they had commanded them to go aside out of the council, they conferred among themselves,
But that it spread no further among the people, let us straitly threaten them, that they speak henceforth to no man in this name.
Among all those who had embraced the faith there was but one heart and soul, so that none of them claimed any of his possessions as his own, but everything they had was common property;
Neither was there any among them that lacked: for as many as were possessors of lands or houses sold them, and brought the prices of the things that were sold,
And by the hands of the apostles were many signs and wonders wrought among the people; (and they were all with one accord in Solomon's porch.
Then stood there up one in the council, a Pharisee, named Gamaliel, a doctor of the law, had in reputation among all the people, and commanded to put the apostles forth a little space;
Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.
And Stephen, full of faith and power, did great wonders and miracles among the people.
Then on the next day he suddenly appeared to some who were quarreling and fighting among themselves, and he urged them to make peace and become reconciled, saying, Men, you are brethren; why do you abuse and wrong one another?
"This is the Moses who said to the sons of Israel, God will raise up for you a Prophet like me from among your brothers.
This is he who was among the Congregation in the Desert, together with the angel who spoke to him on Mount Sinai and with our forefathers, who received ever-living utterances to hand on to us.
'The tabernacle of the testimony was among our fathers in the wilderness, according as He did direct, who is speaking to Moses, to make it according to the figure that he had seen;
In His humiliation justice was denied Him. Who will make known His posterity? For He is destroyed from among men."
But Saul became more and more capable, and was causing consternation among the Jews who lived in Damascus by proving that Jesus is the Christ.
And as many days passed, the Jews took counsel among themselves to kill him;
So he freely circulated among them in Jerusalem, speaking courageously in the name of the Lord.
Now when Peter was going around among all of the disciples, he also visited the saints living in Lydda.
Among the disciples at Jaffa was a woman called Tabitha, or, as the name may be translated, 'Dorcas.' Her life was wholly devoted to the good and charitable actions which she was constantly doing.
He was a devout man who feared God, as did everyone in his home. He gave many gifts to the poor among the people and always prayed to God.
When the angel who had spoken to him departed, Cornelius called two of his personal servants and a devout soldier from among those who served him,
And they said, Cornelius the centurion, a just man, and one that feareth God, and of good report among all the nation of the Jews, was warned from God by an holy angel to send for thee into his house, and to hear words of thee.
not of all the people, but of witnesses who were chosen before of God, us who have eaten and drunk with him after he arose from among the dead.
And the believers from among the circumcised [the Jews] who came with Peter were surprised and amazed, because the free gift of the Holy Spirit had been bestowed and poured out largely even on the Gentiles.
But among them were some men from Cyprus and Cyrene, who came to Antioch and began proclaiming the Lord Jesus even to the Hellenistic Jews.
and one from among them, by name Agabus, rose up and signified by the Spirit that there was going to be a great famine over all the inhabited earth, which also came to pass under Claudius.
Now as soon as it was day, there was no small stir among the soldiers, what was become of Peter.
Then, after overthrowing seven nations in the land of Canaan, He divided that country among them as their inheritance for about four hundred and fifty years;
"It is from among David's descendants that God, in fulfilment of His promise, has raised up a Saviour for Israel, even Jesus.
John having proclaimed before the face of his entry among the people the baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel.
Men and brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and whosoever among you feareth God, to you is the word of this salvation sent.
but God raised him from among the dead,
But that he raised him from among the dead, no more to return to corruption, he spoke thus: I will give to you the faithful mercies of David.
"For David, after he had served the purpose of God in his own generation, fell asleep, and was laid among his fathers and underwent decay;
But there was a division among the people of the town; some were on the side of the Jews and some on the side of the Apostles.
Which when the apostles, Barnabas and Paul, heard of, they rent their clothes, and ran in among the people, crying out,
When Paul and Barnabas had a major argument and debate with them, the church appointed Paul and Barnabas and some others from among them to go up to meet with the apostles and elders in Jerusalem about this point of disagreement.
When they had been sent on their way by the church, they passed through both Phoenicia and Samaria, explaining in detail the conversion of the Gentiles, and they created great joy among all the brothers.
And some of those who were of the sect of the Pharisees, who believed, rose up from among them, saying that they ought to circumcise them and enjoin them to keep the law of Moses.
And when there had been much disputing, Peter rose up, and said unto them, Men and brethren, ye know how that a good while ago God made choice among us, that the Gentiles by my mouth should hear the word of the gospel, and believe.
Then all the multitude kept silence, and gave audience to Barnabas and Paul, declaring what miracles and wonders God had wrought among the Gentiles by them.
Simeon has explained how God first showed his concern for the gentiles by taking from among them a people for his name.
Wherefore my sentence is, that we trouble not them, which from among the Gentiles are turned to God:
Then pleased it the apostles and elders, with the whole church, to send chosen men of their own company to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas; namely, Judas surnamed Barsabas, and Silas, chief men among the brethren:
They wrote this letter to be delivered by them: From the apostles and the elders, your brothers, To the brothers from among the Gentiles in Antioch, Syria, and Cilicia: Greetings.
Since we have heard that some have gone out from among us with no orders from us and have confused you, upsetting your minds by what they said,
Among our hearers was one named Lydia, a dealer in purple goods. She belonged to the city of Thyateira, and was a worshipper of the true God. The Lord opened her heart, so that she gave attention to what Paul was saying.
And according to Paul's custom he went in among them, and on three sabbaths reasoned with them from the scriptures,
opening and laying down that the Christ must have suffered and risen up from among the dead, and that this is the Christ, Jesus whom I announce to you.
But the Jews, being moved with envy, took with them certain low persons from among the common people, and getting together a great number of people, made an outcry in the town, attacking the house of Jason with the purpose of taking them out to the people.
They caused confusion among the crowd and the city officials who heard these things.
Therefore many from among them believed, and of Grecian women of the upper classes and men not a few.
For the Athenians, all of them, and the foreign residents and visitors among them spent all their leisure time in nothing except telling or hearing something newer than the last -- "
For it is in closest union with Him that we live and move and have our being; as in fact some of the poets in repute among yourselves have said, 'For we are also His offspring.'
because he has set a day in which he is going to judge the habitable earth in righteousness by the man whom he has appointed, giving the proof of it to all in having raised him from among the dead.
So Paul departed from among them.
Howbeit certain men clave unto him, and believed: among the which was Dionysius the Areopagite, and a woman named Damaris, and others with them.
But upon their opposing him with abusive language, he shook his clothes by way of protest, and said to them, "Your ruin will be upon your own heads. I am not responsible: in future I will go among the Gentiles."
And he continued there a year and six months, teaching the word of God among them.
And when he had a desire to go over into Achaia, the brothers gave him help, and sent letters to the disciples requesting them to take him in among them: and when he had come, he gave much help to those who had faith through grace:
Paul wished to go in among the crowd, but the disciples would not permit him to do it.
But from among the crowd they put forward Alexander, the Jews pushing him forward. And Alexander, beckoning with his hand, would have made a defence to the people.
And [when] the city secretary had quieted the crowd, he said, "Ephesian men, for who is there among men who does not know the Ephesian city is honorary temple keeper of the great Artemis and of [her] image fallen from heaven?
When they came to him, he told them, "You know how I lived among you the entire time from the first day I set foot in Asia.
And now, behold, I know that ye all, among whom I have gone preaching the kingdom of God, shall see my face no more.
Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among whom the Holy Spirit has appointed you as overseers, to shepherd the church of God, which He purchased with His own blood.
For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock.
And men from among yourselves will rise up with deviant doctrines to lure the disciples into following them.
And now, brethren, I commend you to God, and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up, and to give you an inheritance among all them which are sanctified.
And when he had saluted them, he declared particularly what things God had wrought among the Gentiles by his ministry.
When they heard about it, they praised God and told him, "You see, brother, how many tens of thousands of believers there are among the Jews, and all of them are zealous for the Law.
And they are informed of thee, that thou teachest all the Jews which are among the Gentiles to forsake Moses, saying that they ought not to circumcise their children, neither to walk after the customs.
Do therefore this that we say to thee: We have four men among us who have a vow on them;
So immediately he took soldiers and centurions and hurried down among them; and when the people saw the commandant and the troops, they stopped beating Paul.
And some cried one thing, some another, among the multitude: and when he could not know the certainty for the tumult, he commanded him to be carried into the castle.
Noticing, however, that the Sanhedrin consisted partly of Sadducees and partly of Pharisees, he called out loudly among them, "Brethren, I am a Pharisee, the son of Pharisees. It is because of my hope of a resurrection of the dead that I am on my trial."
And when there arose a great dissension, the chief captain, fearing lest Paul should have been pulled in pieces of them, commanded the soldiers to go down, and to take him by force from among them, and to bring him into the castle.
I beg you not to comply; for more than forty men among them are lying in wait for him, who have solemnly vowed that they will neither eat nor drink till they have assassinated him; and even now they are ready, in anticipation of receiving that promise of you."
For we have found this man a pestilent fellow, and a mover of sedition among all the Jews throughout the world, and a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes:
And they didn't find me disputing with anyone or causing a disturbance among the crowd, either in the temple complex or in the synagogues, or anywhere in the city.
Except it be for this one voice, that I cried standing among them, Touching the resurrection of the dead I am called in question by you this day.
The High Priests and the leading men among the Jews immediately made representations to him against Paul, and begged him--
Let them therefore, said he, which among you are able, go down with me, and accuse this man, if there be any wickedness in him.
And when he had tarried among them more than ten days, he went down unto Caesarea; and the next day sitting on the judgment seat commanded Paul to be brought.
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