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And Ananias went his way, and entered into the house; and putting his hands on him said, Brother Saul, the Lord, even Jesus, that appeared unto thee in the way as thou camest, hath sent me, that thou mightest receive thy sight, and be filled with the Holy Ghost.


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Acts 22:12
"[Then] Ananias, a man who was devoted to [observing] the law of Moses and who had a good reputation among all the Jews who lived there,

And putting

Acts 6:6
[Then] they presented these men to the apostles, who prayed for them while placing their hands on them [to signify their appointment].
Acts 8:17
Then the apostles placed their hands on [some of] them [and prayed, see verse 15] and they received [miraculous power from] the Holy Spirit.
Acts 13:3
Then, as these prophets and teachers fasted and prayed [for the two men], they placed their hands on them [signifying their appointment for this ministry] and sent them away.
Acts 19:6
Then Paul placed his hands on them and [the supernatural power of] the Holy Spirit came on them and they [began to] speak in [other] languages and prophesy [i.e., speak God's message].
Matthew 19:13
Then some little children were brought to Jesus so he could pray and place His hands on them [i.e., to bestow a blessing on them]. But His disciples spoke harshly to the people [for doing this].
Mark 6:5
And He could not perform any supernatural deed there [i.e., because of their lack of faith in Him], except He placed hands on a few sick people [i.e., accompanied by prayer ?] and healed them.
1 Timothy 4:14
Do not neglect [using] the gift [i.e., of serving as an evangelist. See II Tim. 4:5], which was given to you in response to a prophetic message [or, prediction], along with the laying on of the elders' hands [i.e., signifying your appointment].
1 Timothy 5:22
Do not be in a hurry to lay hands on anyone [i.e., to appoint them to office. See 4:14], and do not participate in the sins of other people. [Note: If Timothy failed to carefully determine the qualifications of a prospective elder before appointing him, it would make him partially responsible for any wrongdoing by that elder]. Keep yourself pure [i.e., of involvement in anyone's sins].
2 Timothy 1:6
The reason I am reminding you [of these things] is so that you will rekindle the gift from God, which is in your life through the laying on my hands. [Note: This "gift" was probably his ordination to serve as an evangelist (See 4:1-5), and in addition, may have included a supernatural "spiritual gift" bestowed by the apostle Paul].
Hebrews 6:2
and of teaching about immersions [Note: The use of the plural word here suggests teaching on the distinctions between Jewish washings and John's and Christian immersion, whether in water or the Holy Spirit. See Acts 19:1-7], and about placing hands on people [Note: This act was practiced in the appointment of church leaders, in healing sick people and to impart supernatural gifts], and about people being raised from the dead and about never ending judgment.


Acts 9:13
But Ananias answered, "Lord, I have heard from many people about how much harm this man has done to your holy people at Jerusalem.
Acts 21:20
And when they heard [all] this, they gave honor to God, then said to Paul, "Brother, you can see how many thousands of Jewish believers [in Christ] there are [everywhere] and all of them are eager to observe the [requirements of the] law of Moses.
Acts 22:13
came and stood beside me and said, 'Brother Saul, regain your sight.' And at that very moment I looked at him [fully able to see again].
Luke 15:30
But when this son of yours came [home], after having squandered all you gave him on prostitutes, you killed the fattened calf for him.'
Romans 15:7
So, welcome one another, just as Christ has welcomed you [or, "us"], as a way of honoring God.
Philemon 1:16
not as a slave [only], but more than a slave, as a dearly loved brother. [He is that] to me especially, but how much more to you, both in a physical way [i.e., by continuing to serve as your slave] and in [the fellowship of] the Lord [i.e., now also as your brother in Christ].
1 Peter 1:22
[Since] you have purified your souls by [your] obedience to the truth [i.e., the Gospel message], which produces a genuine love for your brothers, [now] you should have this kind of fervent, heartfelt love for one another.

The lord

Acts 9:4
He fell to the ground and heard a voice saying, "Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?"
Acts 10:36
He sent His message [first] to the Israelites; [it involved] preaching the good news through Jesus Christ (who is Lord of all).
Acts 22:14
And he said [to me], 'The God of our forefathers has appointed you to know His will and to see the Righteous One [i.e., Jesus], and to hear His voice [speaking to you].
Acts 26:15
I answered, 'Who are you, sir?' And the Lord said, 'I am Jesus, the One you are persecuting.
Luke 1:16
And he will influence many Israelites to turn to the Lord their God.
Luke 2:11
For a Savior has been born today in David's city [i.e., Bethlehem], who is Christ the Lord [i.e., God's specially chosen one].
1 Corinthians 15:8
Then last of all, He appeared to me also, as someone born abnormally. [Note: This probably refers to Paul being converted later than the rest of the apostles].

That thou

Acts 9:8
Saul got up from the ground and opened his eyes but could not see anything, so had to be led by the hand into Damascus.

And be

Acts 2:4
And they [i.e., the apostles] were all filled with [the power of] the Holy Spirit and began to speak ["the mighty accomplishments of God," See verse 11] in different languages, as the Holy Spirit gave them the ability.
Acts 4:31
And after they had prayed, the place where they were gathered shook, and these disciples were all filled with [the power of] the Holy Spirit and they were able to speak the message of God with boldness.
Acts 8:17
Then the apostles placed their hands on [some of] them [and prayed, see verse 15] and they received [miraculous power from] the Holy Spirit.
Acts 13:52
But the [newly won] disciples [of the Lord] were filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit.

General references

Acts 9:12
(Now Saul had seen [in a vision] a man named Ananias coming in and placing his hands on him, restoring his sight).