Acts 1:21–26

21 “Therefore it is necessary that of the men who have accompanied us all the time that athe Lord Jesus went in and out 1among us—

22 abeginning 1with the baptism of John until the day that He bwas taken up from us—one of these must become a cwitness with us of His resurrection.”

23 So they put forward two men, Joseph called Barsabbas (who was also called Justus), and aMatthias.

24 And they aprayed and said, “You, Lord, bwho know the hearts of all men, show which one of these two You have chosen

25 to 1occupy athis ministry and bapostleship from which Judas turned aside to go to his own place.”

26 And they 1adrew lots for them, and the lot fell 2to bMatthias; and he was 3added to cthe eleven apostles.

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