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Acts 6 - NIV, NAB - in Constitutions of the Holy Apostles Book II

and against Stephen His first martyr.[225]

Acts 6 - NIV, NAB - in Constitutions of the Holy Apostles Book VIII

o art rich unto all that call upon Thee in truth, who art fearful in counsels, and wise in understanding, who art powerful and great, hear our prayer, O Lord, and let Thine ears receive our supplication, and "cause the light of Thy countenance to shine upon this Thy servant," who is to be ordained for Thee to the office of a deacon; and replenish him with Thy Holy Spirit, and with power, as Thou didst replenish Stephen, who was Thy martyr, and follower of the sufferings of Thy Christ.[136]

Acts 6 - NIV, NAB - in Constitutions of the Holy Apostles Book VIII

But after His ascension we offered, according to His constitution, the pure and unbloody sacrifice; and ordained bishops, and presbyters, and deacons, seven in number: one of which was Stephen,[216]

Acts 6:1 - NIV, NAB - in Shepherd of Hermas Similitude Ninth

"And they who believed from the ninth mountain, which was deserted, and had in it creeping things and wild beasts which destroy men, were the following: they who had the stains as servants,[43]

Acts 6:1 - NIV, NAB - in Pseudo-Tertullian Against All Heresies

emerged in Nicolaus. He was one of the seven deacons who were appointed in the Acts of the Apostles.[22]

Acts 6:2 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria The Instructor Book II

The twelve, having called together the multitude of the disciples, said, "It is not meet for us to leave the word of God and serve tables."[142]

Acts 6:3 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book IV

Luke also has recorded that Stephen, who was the first elected into the diaconate by the apostles,[174]

Acts 6:3 - NIV, NAB - in Victorinus On the Creation of the World

the seven churches in Paul,[32]

Acts 6:3 - NIV, NAB - in Victorinus On the Creation of the World

seven deacons,[33]

Acts 6:5 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book II

Such also are those (who say that they follow Nicolaus, quoting an adage of the man, which they pervert,[247]

Acts 6:5 - NIV, NAB - in Hippolytus Refutation of All Heresies Book VII

has been a cause of the wide-spread combination of these wicked men. He, as one of the seven (that were chosen) for the diaconate,[101]

Acts 6:15 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On the Resurrection of the Flesh

But he was Moses still, even when he was not visible. So also Stephen had already put on the appearance of an angel,[425]