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10:6 He lodges with one Simon a tanner, whose house is by the seaside."
10:8 Having explained everything to them, he sent them to Joppa.
10:9 Now on the next day, as they were on their journey, and got close to the city, Peter went up on the housetop to pray, at about noon.
10:10 He became hungry, and desired to eat, but while they were preparing, he fell into a trance.
10:11 He saw heaven opened, and a certain container descending to him, like a great sheet, let down by four corners on the earth,
10:13 A voice came to him, "Rise, Peter, kill and eat!"
10:14 But Peter said, "Not so, Lord; for I have never eaten anything that is common or unclean."
10:16 This was done three times, and immediately the vessel was received up into heaven.
10:17 Now while Peter was very perplexed in himself what the vision which he had seen might mean, behold, the men who were sent by Cornelius, having made inquiry for Simon`s house, stood before the gate,
10:18 and called and asked whether Simon, who was surnamed Peter, was lodging there.
10:20 But arise, get down, and go with them, doubting nothing; for I have sent them."
10:21 Peter went down to the men, and said, "Behold, I am he whom you seek. Why have you come?"
10:22 They said, "Cornelius a centurion, a righteous man and one who fears God, and well spoken of by all the nation of the Jews, was directed by a holy angel to invite you to his house, and to listen to what you say.
10:26 But Peter raised him up, saying, "Stand up! I myself am also a man."
10:27 As he talked with him, he went in, and found many come together.
10:28 He said to them, "You yourselves know how it is an unlawful thing for a man who is a Jew to join himself or come to one of another nation, but God has shown me that I shouldn`t call any man unholy or unclean.
10:29 Therefore also I came without complaint when I was sent for. I ask therefore, why did you send for me?"
10:32 Send therefore to Joppa, and call to you Simon, who is surnamed Peter. He lodges in the house of Simon a tanner, by the seaside. When he comes, he will speak to you.`
10:34 Peter opened his mouth and said, "Truly I perceive that God doesn`t show favoritism,
10:35 but in every nation he who fears him, and works righteousness, is acceptable to him.
10:36 The word which he sent to the children of Israel, preaching good news of peace by Jesus Christ (he is Lord of all):
10:37 that spoken word you yourselves know, which was proclaimed throughout all Judea, beginning from Galilee, after the baptism which John preached;
10:41 not to all the people, but to witnesses who were chosen before by God, to us, who ate and drank with him after he rose from the dead.
10:43 All the prophets testify about him, that through his name everyone who believes in him will receive remission of sins."
10:44 While Peter was still speaking these words, the Holy Spirit fell on all those who heard the word.
10:45 They of the circumcision who believed were amazed, as many as came with Peter, because the gift of the Holy Spirit was also poured out on the Gentiles.
10:46 For they heard them speak with other languages, and magnify God. Then Peter answered,
10:48 He commanded them to be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ. Then they asked him to stay some days.