'Making' in the Bible
But others, making sport of them, said, They are full of new wine.
After making Peter and John stand in their midst, they began to inquire, "By what power or by what name did you do this?"
For before these days Theudas rose up, making himself out to be somebody; to whom a number of men, about four hundred, joined themselves: who was slain; and all, as many as obeyed him, were dispersed, and came to nothing.
And they brought forward false witnesses who asserted, This man never stops making statements against this sacred place and the Law [of Moses];
He dealt deceitfully with our race and oppressed our forefathers by making them leave their infants outside so they wouldn't survive.
And God-fearing men put Stephen's body in its last resting-place, making great weeping over him.
and Saul was making havoc of the assembly, into every house entering, and haling men and women, was giving them up to prison;
But there was a certain man, Simon by name, who used to practice sorcery in the city, and amazed the people of Samaria, making himself out to be some great one,
So the Apostles, after giving a solemn charge and delivering the Lord's Message, travelled back to Jerusalem, making known the Good News also in many of the Samaritan villages.
And Peter having risen, went with them, whom having come, they brought into the upper chamber, and all the widows stood by him weeping, and shewing coats and garments, as many as Dorcas was making while she was with them.
and he became very hungry, and wished to eat; and they making ready, there fell upon him a trance,
About Jesus of Nazareth, how God gave the Holy Spirit to him, with power: and how he went about doing good and making well all who were troubled by evil spirits, for God was with him.
While Peter was still making this statement, the Holy Spirit fell on all the people who were listening to his message.
And the Spirit bade me go with them, making no distinction. And these six brethren also accompanied me; and we entered into the man's house:
and on a set day, Herod having arrayed himself in kingly apparel, and having sat down upon the tribunal, was making an oration unto them,
and said, "You who are full of all deceit and all wrongdoing, you son of the devil, you enemy of all righteousness -- will you not stop making crooked the straight paths of the Lord?
And Paul, rising up and making a sign with the hand, said, Israelites, and ye that fear God, hearken.
And when an assault was making, both of those of the nations and the Jews with their rulers, to use them ill and stone them,
But he was not without witness, because he did good, and gave you rain from heaven and times of fruit, making your hearts full of food and joy.
Even saying these things, they hardly stopped the multitudes from making a sacrifice to them.
Making strong the souls of the disciples, saying to them that they were to keep the faith, and that we have to go through troubles of all sorts to come into the kingdom of God.
Making no division between them and us, but making clean their hearts by faith.
After these things I will come back, and will put up the tent of David which has been broken down, building up again its broken parts and making it complete:
Says the Lord, Who has been making these things known from the beginning of the world.
And he went through Syria and Cilicia, making the churches stronger in the faith.
When her owners realized that their hope of making money was gone, they grabbed Paul and Silas and dragged them before the authorities who met together in the public square.
But about the middle of the night, Paul and Silas were making prayers and songs to God in the hearing of the prisoners;
And having been there for some time, he went through the country of Galatia and Phrygia in order, making the disciples strong in the faith.
For he overcame the Jews in public discussion, making clear from the holy Writings that the Christ was Jesus.
Many of those who had believed came forward, confessing and making their deeds known.
By making silver shrines of Artemis, a silversmith named Demetrius provided a large income for skilled workers.
Then they took Alexander out from among the people, the Jews putting him forward. And Alexander, making a sign with his hand, was about to make a statement to the people in answer:
Then Paul took the men, and on the day after, making himself clean with them, he went into the Temple, giving out the statement that the days necessary for making them clean were complete, till the offering was made for every one of them.
Then the Tribune, making his way to him, arrested him, and, having ordered him to be secured with two chains, proceeded to ask who he was and what he had been doing.
"Brothers and fathers, listen to the defense that I am now making before you."
"The Jews," he replied, "have agreed to request you to bring Paul down to the Sanhedrin to-morrow for the purpose of making yourself more accurately acquainted with the case.
I wanted to know the exact charge they were making against him, so I had him brought before their Council.
whom I found to be accused of questions of their law, but to have no charge laid against him making him worthy of death or of bonds.
and neither in the temple did they find me reasoning with any one, or making a dissension of the multitude, nor in the synagogues, nor in the city;
asking favour against him, that he may send for him to Jerusalem, making an ambush to put him to death in the way.
he making defence -- 'Neither in regard to the law of the Jews, nor in regard to the temple, nor in regard to Caesar -- did I commit any sin.'
They, therefore, having come together -- I, making no delay, on the succeeding day having sat upon the tribunal, did command the man to be brought,
For it seems to me against reason to send a prisoner without making clear what there is against him.
And Agrippa said unto Paul, 'It is permitted to thee to speak for thyself;' then Paul having stretched forth the hand, was making a defence:
As he was making his defense this way, Festus exclaimed in a loud voice, "You're out of your mind, Paul! Too much study is driving you mad!"
And Agrippa said to Paul, A little more and you will be making me a Christian.
And we, being exceedingly tempest-tossed, the succeeding day they were making a clearing,
and the anchors having taken up, they were committing it to the sea, at the same time -- having loosed the bands of the rudders, and having hoisted up the mainsail to the wind -- they were making for the shore,
and the rest, some on boards and some on broken pieces of the ship. And so it came to pass that they were all saved by making it to land.
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