When they had brought them, they set them before the council. The Kohen Gadol questioned them,
saying, "Didn't we strictly charge you not to teach in this name? Behold, you have filled Yerushalayim with your teaching, and intend to bring this man's blood on us."
But Kefa and the apostles answered, "We must obey God rather than men.
The God of our fathers raised up Yeshua, whom you killed, hanging him on a tree.
God exalted him with his right hand to be a Prince and a Savior, to give repentance to Yisra'el, and remission of sins.
We are His witnesses of these things; and so also is the Ruach HaKodesh, whom God has given to those who obey him."
But they, when they heard this, were cut to the heart, and determined to kill them.
But one stood up in the council, a Parush named Gamli'el, a teacher of the law, honored by all the people, and commanded to take the apostles out a little while.
He said to them, "You men of Yisra'el, be careful concerning these men, what you are about to do.
For before these days Todah rose up, making himself out to be somebody; to whom a number of men, about four hundred, joined themselves: who was slain; and all, as many as obeyed him, were dispersed, and came to nothing.
After this man, Yehudah of the Galil rose up in the days of the enrollment, and drew away some people after him. He also perished, and all, as many as obeyed him, were scattered abroad.