Dorcas Restored to Life
Now there was in m Joppa a disciple named Tabitha, which, translated, means Dorcas. She was full of n good works and acts of charity.
In those days she became ill and died, and when they had washed her, they laid her in o an upper room.
Since Lydda was near Joppa, the disciples, hearing that Peter was there, sent two men to him, urging him, p "Please come to us without delay."
So Peter rose and went with them. And when he arrived, they took him to q the upper room. All the widows stood beside him weeping and showing tunics and other garments that Dorcas made while she was with them.
But Peter r put them all outside, and s knelt down and prayed; and turning to the body t he said, "Tabitha, arise." And she opened her eyes, and when she saw Peter she sat up.
And he gave her his hand and raised her up. Then calling the saints and widows, he presented her alive.
And it became known throughout all Joppa, and u many believed in the Lord.
And he stayed in Joppa for many days v with one Simon, a tanner.
English Standard Version (ESV) The Holy Bible, English Standard Version Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers.
And Me-jarkon and Rakkon with the territory over against Joppa.
1 Timothy 2:10
But with what is proper for women who profess godliness - with good works.
So Peter rose and went with them. And when he arrived, they took him to the upper room. All the widows stood beside him weeping and showing tunics and other garments that Dorcas made while she was with them.
And when they had entered, they went up to the upper room, where they were staying, Peter and John and James and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James the son of Alphaeus and Simon the Zealot and Judas the son of James.
There were many lamps in the upper room where we were gathered.
And they came to Balaam and said to him, "Thus says Balak the son of Zippor: 'Let nothing hinder you from coming to me.
In those days she became ill and died, and when they had washed her, they laid her in an upper room.
But when the crowd had been put outside, he went in and took her by the hand, and the girl arose.
And falling to his knees he cried out with a loud voice, "Lord, do not hold this sin against them." And when he had said this, he fell asleep.
Taking her by the hand he said to her, "Talitha cumi," which means, "Little girl, I say to you, arise.
When he had said these things, he cried out with a loud voice, "Lazarus, come out.
Many of the Jews therefore, who had come with Mary and had seen what he did, believed in him.
Because on account of him many of the Jews were going away and believing in Jesus.
He is lodging with one Simon, a tanner, whose house is by the sea.