A young man named Eutychus, who was sitting in the window, 1 was sinking 2 into a deep sleep while Paul continued to speak 3 for a long time. Fast asleep, 4 he fell down from the third story and was picked up dead.
When they heard this, they praised 1 God. Then they said to him, “You see, brother, how many thousands of Jews 2 there are who have believed, and they are all ardent observers 3 of the law. 4
When the seven days were almost over, 1 the Jews from the province of Asia 2 who had seen him in the temple area 3 stirred up the whole crowd 4 and seized 5 him,
When the commanding officer 1 had given him permission, 2 Paul stood 3 on the steps and gestured 4 to the people with his hand. When they had become silent, 5 he addressed 6 them in Aramaic, 7
After Festus 1 had stayed 2 not more than eight or ten days among them, he went down to Caesarea, 3 and the next day he sat 4 on the judgment seat 5 and ordered Paul to be brought.
When the local people 1 saw the creature hanging from Paul’s 2 hand, they said to one another, “No doubt this man is a murderer! Although he has escaped from the sea, Justice herself 3 has not allowed him to live!” 4
For although they knew God, they did not glorify him as God or give him thanks, but they became futile in their thoughts and their senseless hearts 1 were darkened.
What I am saying is this: The law that came four hundred thirty years later does not cancel a covenant previously ratified by God, 1 so as to invalidate the promise.
for then he would have had to suffer again and again since the foundation of the world. But now he has appeared once for all at the consummation of the ages to put away sin by his sacrifice.
Then 1 the voice I had heard from heaven began to speak 2 to me 3 again, 4 “Go and take the open 5 scroll in the hand of the angel who is standing on the sea and on the land.”
Then 1 the fifth angel 2 poured out his bowl on the throne of the beast so that 3 darkness covered his kingdom, 4 and people 5 began to bite 6 their tongues because 7 of their pain.
Then 1 there were flashes of lightning, roaring, 2 and crashes of thunder, and there was a tremendous earthquake – an earthquake unequaled since humanity 3 has been on the earth, so tremendous was that earthquake.
In Noah’s six hundred and first year, 1 in the first day of the first month, the waters had dried up from the earth, and Noah removed the covering from the ark and saw that 2 the surface of the ground was dry.
“Out of our way!” 1 they cried, and “This man came to live here as a foreigner, 2 and now he dares to judge us! 3 We’ll do more harm 4 to you than to them!” They kept 5 pressing in on Lot until they were close enough 6 to break down the door.
Early in the morning Abraham got up and saddled his donkey. 1 He took two of his young servants with him, along with his son Isaac. When he had cut the wood for the burnt offering, he started out 2 for the place God had spoken to him about.
the water coming downstream toward them stopped flowing. 1 It piled up far upstream 2 at Adam (the city near Zarethan); there was no water at all flowing to the sea of the Arabah (the Salt Sea). 3 The people crossed the river opposite Jericho. 4
When the men of the city got up the next morning, they saw 1 the Baal altar pulled down, the nearby Asherah pole cut down, and the second bull sacrificed on the newly built altar.
They were having a good time, 1 when suddenly 2 some men of the city, some good-for-nothings, 3 surrounded the house and kept beating 4 on the door. They said to the old man who owned the house, “Send out the man who came to visit you so we can have sex with him.” 5
His daughter-in-law, the wife of Phineas, was pregnant and close to giving birth. When she heard that the ark of God was captured and that her father-in-law and her husband were dead, she doubled over and gave birth. But her labor pains were too much for her.
But after it had been moved the Lord attacked 1 that city as well, causing a great deal of panic. He struck all the people of that city 2 with sores. 3