'Told' in the Bible
He told them, "You are not permitted to know the times or periods that the Father has set by his own authority.
After all, David did not go up to heaven, but he said, "The Lord told my Lord, "Sit at my right hand,
When Peter saw this, he told the people: "Fellow Israelis, why are you wondering about this, and why are you staring at us as if by our own power or godliness we made him walk?
Yea and all the prophets from Samuel and them that followed after, as many as have spoken, they also told of these days.
You are the descendants of the prophets and the heirs of the covenant that God made with your ancestors when he told Abraham, "Through your descendant all the families of the earth will be blessed.'
Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, told them, "Rulers and elders of the people!
After they were released, Peter and John went to their fellow believers and told them everything the high priests and the elders had said.
While it remained unsold, was not the land your own? And when sold, was it not at your own disposal? How is it that you have cherished this design in your heart? It is not to men you have told this lie, but to God."
Peter then told her, "Why have you agreed together to test the Spirit of the Lord? Look! The feet of those who have buried your husband are at the door, and they will carry you out!"
But at night the angel of the Lord opened the prison doors and led them out. The angel told them,
But when the officers came, and found them not in the prison, they returned, and told,
Then came one and told them, saying, Behold, the men whom ye put in prison are standing in the temple, and teaching the people.
Then he told them, "Fellow Israelis, consider carefully what you propose to do to these men.
"The glorious God appeared to our ancestor Abraham while he was in Mesopotamia before he settled in Haran. God told him, "Leave your country and your relatives and go to the land I'll show you.'
And this is [in effect] what God told him: That his descendants would be aliens (strangers) in a land belonging to other people, who would bring them into bondage and ill-treat them 400 years.
Then the Lord told him, "Remove your sandals from your feet, because the place where you are standing is holy ground.
It was this Moses who told the Israelis, "God will raise up a prophet for you from among your own brothers, just as he did me.'
They told Aaron: Make us gods who will go before us. As for this Moses who brought us out of the land of Egypt, we don't know what's become of him.
But Peter told him, "May your silver be destroyed with you, because you thought the gift of God could be obtained with money!
Now an angel of the Lord told Philip, "Get up and go south on the road that leads from Jerusalem to Gaza. This is a deserted road."
The Spirit told Philip, "Go and join that chariot."
Then Philip began to speak, and, starting from this Scripture, he told him the good news about Jesus.
And he trembling and astonished said, Lord, what wilt thou have me to do? And the Lord said unto him, Arise, and go into the city, and it shall be told thee what thou must do.
The Lord told him, "Get up, go to the street called Straight, and in the home of Judas look for a man from Tarsus named Saul. At this very moment he's praying.
But the Lord told him, "Go, because he's my chosen instrument to carry my name to unbelievers, to their kings, and to the descendants of Israel.
Peter told him, "Aeneas, Jesus the Messiah is healing you. Get up and put away your mat!" At once he got up,
Looking intently at him, he became afraid and said, "What is it, Lord?" And he told him, "Your prayers and your acts of charity have come up as a memorial offering before God.
Then a voice told him, "Get up, Peter! Kill something and eat it."
While Peter was thinking about the vision, the Spirit told him, "Three men are here looking for you.
He told them, "You understand how wrong it is for a Jew to associate or visit with unbelievers. But God has shown me that I should stop calling anyone common or unclean,
Then the Spirit told me to go with them with no doubts at all. These six brothers accompanied me, and we went into the man's house.
Then he told us how he had seen an angel standing in his home and saying, "Send messengers to Joppa and summon Simon, who is called Peter.
But some of them were Cyprians and Cyrenaeans, who, on coming to Antioch, spoke to the Greeks also and told them the Good News concerning the Lord Jesus.
"Get dressed," the angel told him, "and put on your sandals." And he did so. "Wrap your cloak around you," he told him, "and follow me."
And when she knew Peter's voice, she opened not the gate for gladness, but ran in, and told how Peter stood before the gate.
"You're crazy!" they told her. But she kept insisting that it was true. Then they said, "It's his angel!"
He motioned to them with his hand to be quiet, and then he told them how the Lord had brought him out of the prison. He added, "Tell this to James and the brothers." Then he left and went somewhere else.
who was a friend of the Proconsul Sergius Paulus. The Proconsul was a man of keen intelligence. He sent for Barnabas and Saul, and asked to be told God's Message.
"Look, you mockers! Be amazed and die! Since I am performing an action in your days, one that you would not believe even if someone told you!'"
As they [Paul and Barnabas] went out [of the synagogue], the people earnestly begged that these things might be told to them [further] the next Sabbath.
When they arrived, they called the church together and told them everything that God had done with them and how he had opened a door so that gentiles would believe.
They were sent on their way by the church, and as they were going through Phoenicia and Samaria they told of the conversion of the gentiles and brought great joy to all the brothers.
When they arrived in Jerusalem, they were heartily welcomed by the church and the apostles and the elders, and they told them all that God had accomplished through them.
After a lengthy debate, Peter stood up and told them, "Brothers, you know that in the early days, God chose me to be the one among you through whom the gentiles would hear the message of the gospel and believe.
A few days later, Paul told Barnabas, "Let's go back and visit the brothers in every town where we proclaimed the word of the Lord and see how they're doing."
She kept doing this for many days until Paul became annoyed, turned to her and told the spirit, "I command you in the name of Jesus the Messiah to come out of her!" And it came out that very moment.
And they told the Lord's Message to him as well as to all who were in his house.
And the keeper of the prison told this saying to Paul, The magistrates have sent to let you go: now therefore depart, and go in peace.
But Paul told the guards, "The magistrates have had us beaten publicly without a trial and have thrown us into jail, even though we are Roman citizens. Now are they going to throw us out secretly? Certainly not! Have them come and escort us out."
And the serjeants told these words unto the magistrates: and they feared, when they heard that they were Romans.
Then they took him and brought him up to the Areopagus, asking him, "May we be told what this new teaching of yours is?
For the things you are saying sound strange to us. We should therefore like to be told exactly what they mean."
But when they resisted and blasphemed, he shook out his clothes and told them, "Your blood is on your own heads! I am clean. From now on I will go to the Gentiles."
One night, the Lord told Paul in a vision, "Stop being afraid to speak out! Don't remain silent!
Afterward Paul remained many days longer, and then told the brethren farewell and sailed for Syria; and he was accompanied by Priscilla and Aquila. At Cenchreae he [ Paul] cut his hair, for he had made a vow.
As he told them goodbye, he said, "I will come back to you again if it is God's will." Then he set sail from Ephesus.
and asked them, "Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?" "No," they told him, "we haven't even heard that there is a Holy Spirit."
But the evil spirit told them, "Jesus I know, and I am getting acquainted with Paul, but who are you?"
After these things had happened, Paul decided to go through Macedonia and Achaia and then to go on to Jerusalem. "After I have gone there," he told them, "I must also see Rome."
At length the Recorder quieted them down. "Men of Ephesus," he said, "who is there of all mankind that needs to be told that the city of Ephesus is the guardian of the temple of the great Diana and of the image which fell down from Zeus?
After the uproar had ceased, Paul sent for the disciples and warned and consoled and urged and encouraged them; then he embraced them and told them farewell and set forth on his journey to Macedonia.
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.
grieved above all things at his having told them that after that day they were no longer to see his face. And they went with him to the ship.
After we located the disciples, we stayed there seven days. They repeatedly told Paul through the Spirit not to set foot in Jerusalem.
Then when we had told one another farewell, we went on board the ship, and they returned to their own homes.
After exchanging friendly greetings, Paul told in detail all that God had done among the Gentiles through his instrumentality.
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.
But they have been told about you that you teach all the Jews who are among the Gentiles to abandon Moses, by telling them not to circumcise their children or to walk in our customs.
Take these men, purify yourself along with them, and pay for them to get their heads shaved. Then everyone will know that what they were told about you amounts to nothing, but that you yourself are also careful about observing the law.
"He told me, "I'm Jesus from Nazareth, whom you are persecuting.' The men who were with me saw the light but didn't understand the voice of the one who was speaking to me.
And I said, What shall I do, Lord? And the Lord said unto me, Arise, and go into Damascus; and there it shall be told thee of all things which are appointed for thee to do.
"The Lord told me, "Get up and go into Damascus, and there you will be told everything you are destined to do.' Since I could not see because of the brightness of the light, the men who were with me took me by the hand and led me into Damascus.
"Then he told me, "Go, because I'll send you far away to the gentiles.'"
the tribune ordered Paul to be taken into the barracks and told the soldiers to beat and question him in order to find out why the people were yelling at him like this.
When the centurion heard that, he went and told the chief captain, saying, Take heed what thou doest: for this man is a Roman.
At this Paul told him, "God will strike you, you whitewashed wall! How can you sit there and judge me according to the Law, and yet in violation of the Law order me to be struck?"
And when Paul's sister's son heard of their lying in wait, he went and entered into the castle, and told Paul.
He further told them to provide horses to mount Paul on, so as to bring him safely to Felix the Governor.
And when it was told me how that the Jews laid wait for the man, I sent straightway to thee, and gave commandment to his accusers also to say before thee what they had against him. Farewell.
Felix, after reading the letter, inquired from what province he was; and being told "from Cilicia,"
Agrippa told Festus, "I would like to hear the man." "Tomorrow," he said, "you will hear him."
Then Agrippa told Paul, "You have permission to speak for yourself." So Paul stretched out his hand and began his defense.
Instead, I first told the people in Damascus and Jerusalem, then all the people in Judea and after that the gentiles to repent, turn to God, and perform deeds that are consistent with such repentance.
Agrippa told Festus, "This man could have been set free if he hadn't appealed to the emperor."
and told them, "Men, I can see that this voyage is headed toward damage and heavy loss, not only of the cargo and the ship, but also of our lives."
Wherefore, sirs, be of good cheer: for I believe God, that it shall be even as it was told me.
Paul told the centurion and the soldiers, "Unless these men remain onboard, you cannot be saved."
All told there were 276 souls of us in the ship.
When the people who lived there saw the snake hanging from his hand, they told one another, "This man must be a murderer! He may have escaped from the sea, but Justice won't let him live."
Three days later, Paul called the leaders of the Jews together. When they assembled, he told them, "Brothers, although I haven't done anything against our people or the customs of our ancestors, I was arrested in Jerusalem and handed over to the Romans.
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