Matthias Chosen to Replace Judas
t Then they returned to Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is near Jerusalem, a Sabbath day's journey.
And when they had entered, they went up u into the upper room where they were staying: v Peter, James, John, and Andrew; Philip and Thomas; Bartholomew and Matthew; James the son of Alphaeus and w Simon the Zealot; and x Judas the son of James.
y These all continued with one accord in prayer and supplication, with z the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with a His brothers.
And in those days Peter stood up in the midst of the disciples (altogether the number b of names was about a hundred and twenty), and said,
"Men and brethren, this Scripture had to be fulfilled, c which the Holy Spirit spoke before by the mouth of David concerning Judas, d who became a guide to those who arrested Jesus;
"for e he was numbered with us and obtained a part in f this ministry."
g (Now this man purchased a field with h the wages of iniquity; and falling headlong, he burst open in the middle and all his entrails gushed out.
And it became known to all those dwelling in Jerusalem; so that field is called in their own language, Akel Dama, that is, Field of Blood.)
"For it is written in the Book of Psalms:
i 'Let his dwelling place be desolate,
And let no one live in it';
j 'Let another take his office.'
"Therefore, of these men who have accompanied us all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and out among us,
"beginning from the baptism of John to that day when k He was taken up from us, one of these must l become a witness with us of His resurrection."
And they proposed two: Joseph called m Barsabas, who was surnamed Justus, and Matthias.
And they prayed and said, "You, O Lord, n who know the hearts of all, show which of these two You have chosen
o "to take part in this ministry and apostleship from which Judas by transgression fell, that he might go to his own place."
And they cast their lots, and the lot fell on Matthias. And he was numbered with the eleven apostles.
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
And they worshiped Him, and returned to Jerusalem with great joy.
"Then he will show you a large upper room, furnished and prepared; there make ready for us."
"Then he will show you a large, furnished upper room; there make ready."
But it happened in those days that she became sick and died. When they had washed her, they laid her in an upper room.
Then Peter arose and went with them. When he had come, they brought him to the upper room. And all the widows stood by him weeping, showing the tunics and garments which Dorcas had made while she was with them.
There were many lamps in the upper room where they were gathered together.
Matthew 10:2 - 4
Now the names of the twelve apostles are these: first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother.
Matthew and Thomas; James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon called the Zealot.
Jude, a bondservant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, To those who are called, sanctified by God the Father, and preserved in Jesus Christ:
When the Day of Pentecost had fully come, they were all with one accord in one place.
So continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, they ate their food with gladness and simplicity of heart.
But all His acquaintances, and the women who followed Him from Galilee, stood at a distance, watching these things.
And the women who had come with Him from Galilee followed after, and they observed the tomb and how His body was laid.
Is this not the carpenter's son? Is not His mother called Mary? And His brothers James, Joses, Simon, and Judas?
"But I have prayed for you, that your faith should not fail; and when you have returned to Me, strengthen your brethren."
You have a few names even in Sardis who have not defiled their garments; and they shall walk with Me in white, for they are worthy.
Even my own familiar friend in whom I trusted, Who ate my bread, Has lifted up his heel against me.
And while He was still speaking, behold, Judas, one of the twelve, with a great multitude with swords and clubs, came from the chief priests and elders of the people.
And immediately, while He was still speaking, Judas, one of the twelve, with a great multitude with swords and clubs, came from the chief priests and the scribes and the elders.
And while He was still speaking, behold, a multitude; and he who was called Judas, one of the twelve, went before them and drew near to Jesus to kiss Him.
Then Judas, having received a detachment of troops, and officers from the chief priests and Pharisees, came there with lanterns, torches, and weapons.
Simon the Cananite, and Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed Him.
"to take part in this ministry and apostleship from which Judas by transgression fell, that he might go to his own place."
Matthew 27:3 - 10
Then Judas, His betrayer, seeing that He had been condemned, was remorseful and brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders.
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Let their dwelling place be desolate; Let no one live in their tents.
Let his days be few, And let another take his office.
Now when He had spoken these things, while they watched, He was taken up, and a cloud received Him out of their sight.
"But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth."
This Jesus God has raised up, of which we are all witnesses.
Then it pleased the apostles and elders, with the whole church, to send chosen men of their own company to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas, namely, Judas who was also named Barsabas, and Silas, leading men among the brethren.
1 Samuel 16:7
But the LORD said to Samuel, "Do not look at his appearance or at his physical stature, because I have refused him. For the LORD does not see as man sees; for man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart.
I, the LORD, search the heart, I test the mind, Even to give every man according to his ways, According to the fruit of his doings.
Until the day in which He was taken up, after He through the Holy Spirit had given commandments to the apostles whom He had chosen.
"for he was numbered with us and obtained a part in this ministry."