And Peter, having arisen, went with them; whom, having come, they led up into the upper chamber; and there stood by him all the widows, weeping and showing coats and garments which Dorcas made while she was with them.
And Jesus, answering, said, "O faithless and perverted generation! How long shall I be with you? Bring him here to Me."
naked, and ye clothed Me; I was sick, and ye looked after Me; I was in prison, and ye came to Me.'
And He said to them, "These are My words which I spake to you, while being yet with you: that all things must be fulfilled, that have been written in the law of Moses, and the prophets, and the Psalms, concerning Me."
While I was with them, I was keeping, in Thy name, those Whom Thou hast given Me; and I guarded them, and no one of them perished, except the son of perdition, that the Scripture might be fulfilled.
Now in these days, when the disciples were being multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecian Jews against the Hebrews, because their widows were being overlooked in the daily ministration.
Now there was in Joppa a certain disciple, Tabitha by name, (which being translated means Dorcas): this woman was full of good works and alms which she was accustomed to do.
And, having given her his hand, he raised her up; and, calling the saints and widows, he presented her alive.
In all things I showed you that, thus laboring, ye ought to help the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that He Himself said, "It is more blessed to give than to receive."
for, if the readiness is present, it is acceptable according to what one has, not according to what he has not.
Let him who stole steal no more; but rather let him labor, working with his hands that which is good, that he may have to impart to him that has need.
remembering, without ceasing, your work of faith, and labor of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, before our God and Father;
But we do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning those falling asleep, that ye sorrow not even as the rest who have no hope;
If a brother or a sister be naked, and in want of daily food,