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基督教的诞生和传播。The Birth and Spread of Christianity


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Chapter 7

  • 7:1
    [bbe]Then the high priest said, Are these things true?
    [kjv]Then said the high priest, Are these things so?
  • 7:2
    [cuvt]司提反說、諸位父兄請聽.當日我們的祖宗亞伯拉罕在米所波大米還未住哈蘭的時候、榮耀的 神向他顯現、
    [bbe]And he said, My brothers and fathers, give hearing. The God of glory came to our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia, before he was living in Haran,
    [kjv]And he said, Men, brethren, and fathers, hearken; The God of glory appeared unto our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Charran,
  • 7:3
    [bbe]And said to him, Go out of your land, and away from your family, and come into the land to which I will be your guide.
    [kjv]And said unto him, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and come into the land which I shall shew thee.
  • 7:4
    [cuvt]他就離開迦勒底人之地住在哈蘭.他父親死了以後、 神使他從那裡搬到你們現在所住之地.
    [bbe]Then he came out of the land of the Chaldaeans, and went into Haran; and from there, when his father was dead, he was guided by God into this land, where you are living now:
    [kjv]Then came he out of the land of the Chaldaeans, and dwelt in Charran: and from thence, when his father was dead, he removed him into this land, wherein ye now dwell.
  • 7:5
    [cuvt]在這地方 神並沒有給他產業、連立足之地也沒有給他.但應許要將這地賜給他和他的後裔為業.那時他還沒有兒子。
    [bbe]And God gave him no heritage in it, not even enough to put his foot on: but he gave him an undertaking that he would give it to him and to his children after him, though he had no child at that time.
    [kjv]And he gave him none inheritance in it, no, not so much as to set his foot on: yet he promised that he would give it to him for a possession, and to his seed after him, when as yet he had no child.
  • 7:6
    [bbe]And God said that his seed would be living in a strange land, and that they would make them servants, and be cruel to them for four hundred years.
    [kjv]And God spake on this wise, That his seed should sojourn in a strange land; and that they should bring them into bondage, and entreat them evil four hundred years.
  • 7:7
    [bbe]And I will be the judge, said God, of that nation which made them servants: and after that, they will come out and give me worship in this place.
    [kjv]And the nation to whom they shall be in bondage will I judge, said God: and after that shall they come forth, and serve me in this place.
  • 7:8
    [bbe]And he made with him the agreement of which circumcision was the sign. And so Abraham had a son, Isaac, and gave him circumcision on the eighth day; and Isaac had a son, Jacob, and Jacob was the father of the twelve heads of the families of Israel.
    [kjv]And he gave him the covenant of circumcision: and so Abraham begat Isaac, and circumcised him the eighth day; and Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob begat the twelve patriarchs.
  • 7:9
    [cuvt]先祖嫉妒約瑟、把他賣到埃及去. 神卻與他同在、
    [bbe]And the brothers, moved with envy against Joseph, gave him to the Egyptians for money: but God was with him,
    [kjv]And the patriarchs, moved with envy, sold Joseph into Egypt: but God was with him,
  • 7:10
    [bbe]And made him free from all his troubles, and gave him wisdom and the approval of Pharaoh, king of Egypt, who made him ruler over Egypt and all his house.
    [kjv]And delivered him out of all his afflictions, and gave him favour and wisdom in the sight of Pharaoh king of Egypt; and he made him governor over Egypt and all his house.
  • 7:11
    [bbe]Now there was no food to be had in all Egypt and Canaan, and there was great trouble: and our fathers were not able to get food.
    [kjv]Now there came a dearth over all the land of Egypt and Chanaan, and great affliction: and our fathers found no sustenance.
  • 7:12
    [bbe]But Jacob, hearing that there was grain in Egypt, sent out our fathers the first time.
    [kjv]But when Jacob heard that there was corn in Egypt, he sent out our fathers first.
  • 7:13
    [bbe]And the second time his brothers had a meeting with Joseph, and Pharaoh had knowledge of Joseph's family.
    [kjv]And at the second time Joseph was made known to his brethren; and Joseph's kindred was made known unto Pharaoh.
  • 7:14
    [bbe]Then Joseph sent for Jacob his father and all his family, seventy-five persons.
    [kjv]Then sent Joseph, and called his father Jacob to him, and all his kindred, threescore and fifteen souls.
  • 7:15
    [bbe]And Jacob went down to Egypt, and came to his end there, and so did our fathers;
    [kjv]So Jacob went down into Egypt, and died, he, and our fathers,
  • 7:16
    [bbe]And they were taken over to Shechem, and put to rest in the place which Abraham got for a price in silver from the sons of Hamor in Shechem.
    [kjv]And were carried over into Sychem, and laid in the sepulchre that Abraham bought for a sum of money of the sons of Emmor the father of Sychem.
  • 7:17
    [cuvt]及至 神應許亞伯拉罕的日期將到、以色列民在埃及興盛眾多、
    [bbe]But when the time was near for putting into effect the undertaking which God had given to Abraham, the people were increasing in Egypt,
    [kjv]But when the time of the promise drew nigh, which God had sworn to Abraham, the people grew and multiplied in Egypt,
  • 7:18
    [bbe]Till another king came to power, who had no knowledge of Joseph.
    [kjv]Till another king arose, which knew not Joseph.
  • 7:19
    [bbe]He, having evil designs against our nation, was cruel to our fathers, and they were forced to put out their young children, so that they might not go on living.
    [kjv]The same dealt subtilly with our kindred, and evil entreated our fathers, so that they cast out their young children, to the end they might not live.
  • 7:20
    [bbe]At which time Moses came to birth, and he was very beautiful; and he was kept for three months in his father's house:
    [kjv]In which time Moses was born, and was exceeding fair, and nourished up in his father's house three months:
  • 7:21
    [bbe]And when he was put out, Pharaoh's daughter took him and kept him as her son.
    [kjv]And when he was cast out, Pharaoh's daughter took him up, and nourished him for her own son.
  • 7:22
    [bbe]And Moses was trained in all the wisdom of Egypt, and was great in his words and works.
    [kjv]And Moses was learned in all the wisdom of the Egyptians, and was mighty in words and in deeds.
  • 7:23
    [bbe]But when he was almost forty years old, it came into his heart to go and see his brothers, the children of Israel.
    [kjv]And when he was full forty years old, it came into his heart to visit his brethren the children of Israel.
  • 7:24
    [bbe]And seeing one of them being attacked, he went to his help and gave the Egyptian a death-blow:
    [kjv]And seeing one of them suffer wrong, he defended him, and avenged him that was oppressed, and smote the Egyptian:
  • 7:25
    [cuvt]他以為弟兄必明白 神是藉他的手搭救他們.他們卻不明白。
    [bbe]And he was hoping that his brothers would see that God had sent him to be their saviour; but they did not see.
    [kjv]For he supposed his brethren would have understood how that God by his hand would deliver them: but they understood not.
  • 7:26
    [bbe]And the day after, he came to them, while they were having a fight, and would have made peace between them, saying, Sirs, you are brothers; why do you do wrong to one another?
    [kjv]And the next day he shewed himself unto them as they strove, and would have set them at one again, saying, Sirs, ye are brethren; why do ye wrong one to another?
  • 7:27
    [bbe]But the man who was doing wrong to his neighbour, pushing him away, said, Who made you a ruler and a judge over us?
    [kjv]But he that did his neighbour wrong thrust him away, saying, Who made thee a ruler and a judge over us?
  • 7:28
    [bbe]Will you put me to death as you did the Egyptian yesterday?
    [kjv]Wilt thou kill me, as thou diddest the Egyptian yesterday?
  • 7:29
    [bbe]And at these words, Moses went in flight to the land of Midian, and was living there for a time, and had two sons.
    [kjv]Then fled Moses at this saying, and was a stranger in the land of Madian, where he begat two sons.
  • 7:30
    [bbe]At the end of forty years, an angel came to him in the waste land of Sinai, in the flame of a burning thorn-tree.
    [kjv]And when forty years were expired, there appeared to him in the wilderness of mount Sina an angel of the Lord in a flame of fire in a bush.
  • 7:31
    [bbe]And Moses, seeing it, was full of wonder, and when he came up to have a nearer view of it, the voice of the Lord came to him, saying,
    [kjv]When Moses saw it, he wondered at the sight: and as he drew near to behold it, the voice of the LORD came unto him,
  • 7:32
    [cuvt]『我是你列祖的 神、就是亞伯拉罕的 神、以撒的 神、雅各的 神。』摩西戰戰兢兢、不敢觀看。
    [bbe]I am the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham and of Isaac and of Jacob. And Moses, shaking with fear, kept his eyes from looking at it.
    [kjv]Saying, I am the God of thy fathers, the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. Then Moses trembled, and durst not behold.
  • 7:33
    [bbe]And the Lord said, Take off the shoes from your feet, for the place where you are is holy.
    [kjv]Then said the Lord to him, Put off thy shoes from thy feet: for the place where thou standest is holy ground.
  • 7:34
    [bbe]Truly, I have seen the sorrows of my people in Egypt, and their cries have come to my ears, and I have come down to make them free: and now, come, I will send you to Egypt.
    [kjv]I have seen, I have seen the affliction of my people which is in Egypt, and I have heard their groaning, and am come down to deliver them. And now come, I will send thee into Egypt.
  • 7:35
    [cuvt]這摩西、就是百姓棄絕說、誰立你作我們的首領、和審判官的. 神卻藉那在荊棘中顯現之使者的手、差派他作首領、作救贖的。
    [bbe]This Moses, whom they would not have, saying, Who made you a ruler and a judge? him God sent to be a ruler and a saviour, by the hand of the angel whom he saw in the thorn-tree.
    [kjv]This Moses whom they refused, saying, Who made thee a ruler and a judge? the same did God send to be a ruler and a deliverer by the hand of the angel which appeared to him in the bush.
  • 7:36
    [bbe]This man took them out, having done wonders and signs in Egypt and in the Red Sea and in the waste land, for forty years.
    [kjv]He brought them out, after that he had shewed wonders and signs in the land of Egypt, and in the Red sea, and in the wilderness forty years.
  • 7:37
    [cuvt]那曾對以色列人說、『 神要從你們弟兄中間、給你們興起一位先知像我的、』就是這位摩西。
    [bbe]This is the same Moses, who said to the children of Israel, God will give you a prophet from among your brothers, like me.
    [kjv]This is that Moses, which said unto the children of Israel, A prophet shall the Lord your God raise up unto you of your brethren, like unto me; him shall ye hear.
  • 7:38
    [bbe]This is the man who was in the church in the waste land with the angel who was talking to him in Sinai, and with our fathers; and to him were given the living words of God, so that he might give them to you.
    [kjv]This is he, that was in the church in the wilderness with the angel which spake to him in the mount Sina, and with our fathers: who received the lively oracles to give unto us:
  • 7:39
    [bbe]By whom our fathers would not be controlled; but they put him on one side, turning back in their hearts to Egypt,
    [kjv]To whom our fathers would not obey, but thrust him from them, and in their hearts turned back again into Egypt,
  • 7:40
    [bbe]And saying to Aaron, Make us gods to go before us: as for this Moses, who took us out of the land of Egypt, we have no idea what has become of him.
    [kjv]Saying unto Aaron, Make us gods to go before us: for as for this Moses, which brought us out of the land of Egypt, we wot not what is become of him.
  • 7:41
    [bbe]And they made the image of a young ox in those days, and made an offering to it, and had joy in the work of their hands.
    [kjv]And they made a calf in those days, and offered sacrifice unto the idol, and rejoiced in the works of their own hands.
  • 7:42
    [bbe]But God was turned from them and let them give worship to the stars of heaven, as it says in the book of the prophets, Did you make offerings to me of sheep and oxen for forty years in the waste land, O house of Israel?
    [kjv]Then God turned, and gave them up to worship the host of heaven; as it is written in the book of the prophets, O ye house of Israel, have ye offered to me slain beasts and sacrifices by the space of forty years in the wilderness?
  • 7:43
    [bbe]And you took up the tent of Moloch and the star of the god Rephan, images which you made to give worship to them: and I will take you away, farther than Babylon.
    [kjv]Yea, ye took up the tabernacle of Moloch, and the star of your god Remphan, figures which ye made to worship them: and I will carry you away beyond Babylon.
  • 7:44
    [cuvt]我們的祖宗在曠野、有法櫃的帳幕、是 神吩咐摩西叫他照所看見的樣式作的。
    [bbe]Our fathers had the Tent of witness in the waste land, as God gave orders to Moses to make it after the design which he had seen.
    [kjv]Our fathers had the tabernacle of witness in the wilderness, as he had appointed, speaking unto Moses, that he should make it according to the fashion that he had seen.
  • 7:45
    [cuvt]這帳幕、我們的祖宗相繼承受、當 神在他們面前趕出外邦人去的時候、他們同約書亞把帳幕搬進承受為業之地、直存到大衛的日子。
    [bbe]Which our fathers, in their turn, took with them when, with Joshua, they came into the heritage of the nations whom God was driving out before the face of our fathers, till the time of David,
    [kjv]Which also our fathers that came after brought in with Jesus into the possession of the Gentiles, whom God drave out before the face of our fathers, unto the days of David;
  • 7:46
    [cuvt]大衛在 神面前蒙恩、祈求為雅各的 神豫備居所.
    [bbe]Who was pleasing to God; and he had a desire to make a holy tent for the God of Jacob.
    [kjv]Who found favour before God, and desired to find a tabernacle for the God of Jacob.
  • 7:47
    [cuvt]卻是所羅門為 神造成殿宇。
    [bbe]But Solomon was the builder of his house.
    [kjv]But Solomon built him an house.
  • 7:48
    [bbe]But still, the Most High has not his resting-place in houses made with hands, as the prophet says,
    [kjv]Howbeit the most High dwelleth not in temples made with hands; as saith the prophet,
  • 7:49
    [bbe]Heaven is the seat of my power, and earth is a resting-place for my feet: what sort of house will you make for me, says the Lord, or what is my place of rest?
    [kjv]Heaven is my throne, and earth is my footstool: what house will ye build me? saith the Lord: or what is the place of my rest?
  • 7:50
    [bbe]Did not my hand make all these things?
    [kjv]Hath not my hand made all these things?
  • 7:51
    [bbe]You whose hearts are hard and whose ears are shut to me; you are ever working against the Holy Spirit; as your fathers did, so do you.
    [kjv]Ye stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Ghost: as your fathers did, so do ye.
  • 7:52
    [bbe]Which of the prophets was not cruelly attacked by your fathers? and they put to death those who gave them the news of the coming of the Upright One; whom you have now given up and put to death;
    [kjv]Which of the prophets have not your fathers persecuted? and they have slain them which shewed before of the coming of the Just One; of whom ye have been now the betrayers and murderers:
  • 7:53
    [bbe]You, to whom the law was given as it was ordered by angels, and who have not kept it.
    [kjv]Who have received the law by the disposition of angels, and have not kept it.
  • 7:54
    [bbe]Hearing these things, they were cut to the heart and moved with wrath against him.
    [kjv]When they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed on him with their teeth.
  • 7:55
    [cuvt]但司提反被聖靈充滿、定睛望天、看見 神的榮耀、又看見耶穌站在 神的右邊.
    [bbe]But he was full of the Holy Spirit, and looking up to heaven, he saw the glory of God and Jesus at the right hand of God.
    [kjv]But he, being full of the Holy Ghost, looked up stedfastly into heaven, and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing on the right hand of God,
  • 7:56
    [cuvt]就說、我看見天開了、人子站在 神的右邊。
    [bbe]And he said, Now I see heaven open, and the Son of man at the right hand of God.
    [kjv]And said, Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing on the right hand of God.
  • 7:57
    [bbe]But with loud cries, and stopping their ears, they made an attack on him all together,
    [kjv]Then they cried out with a loud voice, and stopped their ears, and ran upon him with one accord,
  • 7:58
    [bbe]Driving him out of the town and stoning him: and the witnesses put their clothing at the feet of a young man named Saul.
    [kjv]And cast him out of the city, and stoned him: and the witnesses laid down their clothes at a young man's feet, whose name was Saul.
  • 7:59
    [bbe]And Stephen, while he was being stoned, made prayer to God, saying, Lord Jesus, take my spirit.
    [kjv]And they stoned Stephen, calling upon God, and saying, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.
  • 7:60
    [bbe]And going down on his knees, he said in a loud voice, Lord, do not make them responsible for this sin. And when he had said this, he went to his rest.
    [kjv]And he kneeled down, and cried with a loud voice, Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. And when he had said this, he fell asleep.