And now, Lord, 1look upon their threats and grant to your servantsa to continue to speak your word with all 2boldness,
while 3you stretch out your hand to heal, and signs and wonders are performed 4through the name of your 5holy servant Jesus."
And when they had prayed, 6the place in which they were gathered together was shaken, and 7they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and 8continued to speak the word of God with boldness.
Now the full number of those who believed were of 9one heart and 10soul, and no one said that any of the things that belonged to him was his own, but 11they had everything in common.
And with great 12power the apostles were giving their testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and 13great grace was upon them all.
3414There was not a needy person among them, for 15as many as were owners of lands or houses sold them and brought the proceeds of what was sold
and 16laid it at the apostles' feet, and 17it was distributed to each as any had need.
Thus Joseph, who was also called by the apostles Barnabas (which means 18son of encouragement), a Levite, a native of Cyprus,
sold a field that belonged to him and brought the money and 19laid it at the apostles' feet.