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Acts 8:9
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Now there was a man named Simon, who formerly was practicing (m)magic in the city and astonishing the people of Samaria, (n)claiming to be someone great;
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Acts 8:10
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and they all, from smallest to greatest, were giving attention to him, saying, "(o)This man is what is called the Great Power of God."
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Acts 8:11
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And they were giving him attention because he had for a long time astonished them with his (p)magic arts.
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Acts 8:12
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But when they believed Philip (q)preaching the good news about the kingdom of God and the name of Jesus Christ, they were being (r)baptized, men and women alike.
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Acts 8:13
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Even Simon himself believed; and after being baptized, he continued on with Philip, and as he observed (s)signs and (t)great miracles taking place, he was constantly amazed.
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Acts 8:14
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Now when (u)the apostles in Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent them (v)Peter and John,
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Acts 8:15
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who came down and prayed for them (w)that they might receive the Holy Spirit.
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Acts 8:16
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For He had (x)not yet fallen upon any of them; they had simply been (y)baptized [e]in the name of the Lord Jesus.
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Acts 8:17
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Then they (z)began laying their hands on them, and they were (aa)receiving the Holy Spirit.
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Acts 8:18
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Now when Simon saw that the Spirit was bestowed through the laying on of the apostles' hands, he offered them money,
Acts 8:19
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saying, "Give this authority to me as well, so that everyone on whom I lay my hands may receive the Holy Spirit."
Acts 8:20
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But Peter said to him, "May your silver perish with you, because you thought you could (ab)obtain the gift of God with money!
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Acts 8:21
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You have (ac)no part or portion in this [f]matter, for your heart is not (ad)right before God.
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Acts 8:22
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Therefore repent of this wickedness of yours, and pray the Lord that, (ae)if possible, the intention of your heart may be forgiven you.
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Acts 8:23
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For I see that you are in the gall of bitterness and in (af)the [g]bondage of iniquity."
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Acts 8:24
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But Simon answered and said, "(ag)Pray to the Lord for me yourselves, so that nothing of what you have said may come upon me."
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Acts 8:25
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So, when they had solemnly (ah)testified and spoken (ai)the word of the Lord, they started back to Jerusalem, and were (aj)preaching the gospel to many villages of the (ak)Samaritans.
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