Now a man named Ananias, together with his wife Sapphira, also sold a piece of property.
jAnh;r N-NSM dev CONJ ti? X-NSM JAnaniva? N-NSM ojnovmati N-DSN su;n PREP Sapfivrh/ N-DSF th'/ T-DSF gunaiki; N-DSF aujtou' P-GSM ejpwvlhsen V-AAI-3S kth'ma N-ASN
With his wife's full knowledge he kept back part of the money for himself, but brought the rest and put it at the apostles' feet.
kai; CONJ ejnosfivsato V-AMI-3S ajpo; PREP th'? T-GSF timh'?, N-GSF suneiduivh? V-RAP-GSF kai; CONJ th'? T-GSF gunaikov?, N-GSF kai; CONJ ejnevgka? V-AAP-NSM mevro? N-ASN ti X-ASN para; PREP tou;? T-APM povda? N-APM tw'n T-GPM ajpostovlwn N-GPM e~qhken. V-AAI-3S
Then Peter said, "Ananias, how is it that Satan has so filled your heart that you have lied to the Holy Spirit and have kept for yourself some of the money you received for the land?
ei\pen V-2AAI-3S de; CONJ oJ T-NSM Pevtro?, N-NSM JAnaniva, N-VSM dia; PREP tiv I-ASN ejplhvrwsen V-AAI-3S oJ T-NSM Satana'? N-NSM th;n T-ASF kardivan N-ASF sou P-2GS yeuvsasqaiv V-ADN se P-2AS to; T-ASN pneu'ma N-ASN to; T-ASN a&gion A-ASN kai; CONJ nosfivsasqai V-AMN ajpo; PREP th'? T-GSF timh'? N-GSF tou' T-GSN cwrivou; N-GSN
Didn't it belong to you before it was sold? And after it was sold, wasn't the money at your disposal? What made you think of doing such a thing? You have not lied to men but to God."
oujci; PRT mevnon V-PAP-NSN soi; P-2DS e~menen V-IAI-3S kai; CONJ praqe;n V-APP-NSN ejn PREP th'/ T-DSF sh'/ S-2DSF ejxousiva/ uJph'rcen; V-IAI-3S tiv I-ASN o&ti CONJ e~qou V-2AMI-2S ejn PREP th'/ T-DSF kardiva/ N-DSF sou P-2GS to; T-ASN pra'gma N-ASN tou'to; D-ASN oujk PRT ejyeuvsw V-ADI-2S ajnqrwvpoi? N-DPM ajlla; CONJ tw'/ T-DSM qew'/. N-DSM
When Ananias heard this, he fell down and died. And great fear seized all who heard what had happened.
ajkouvwn V-PAP-NSM de; CONJ oJ T-NSM JAnaniva? N-NSM tou;? T-APM lovgou? N-APM touvtou? D-APM pesw;n V-2AAP-NSM ejxevyuxen: kai; CONJ ejgevneto V-2ADI-3S fovbo? N-NSM mevga? A-NSM ejpi; PREP pavnta? A-APM tou;? T-APM ajkouvonta?. V-PAP-APM
Then the young men came forward, wrapped up his body, and carried him out and buried him.
ajnastavnte? V-2AAP-NPM de; CONJ oiJ T-NPM newvteroi A-NPM sunevsteilan V-AAI-3P aujto;n P-ASM kai; CONJ ejxenevgkante? e~qayan. V-AAI-3P
About three hours later his wife came in, not knowing what had happened.
jEgevneto V-2ADI-3S de; CONJ wJ? ADV wJrw'n N-GPF triw'n N-GPF diavsthma N-NSN kai; CONJ hJ T-NSF gunh; N-NSF aujtou' P-GSM mh; PRT eijdui'a V-RAP-NSF to; T-ASN gegono;? V-2RAP-ASN eijsh'lqen. V-2AAI-3S
Peter asked her, "Tell me, is this the price you and Ananias got for the land?" "Yes," she said, "that is the price."
ajpekrivqh V-ADI-3S de; CONJ pro;? PREP aujth;n P-ASF Pevtro?, N-NSM Eijpev V-2AAM-2S moi, P-1DS eij COND tosouvtou D-GSN to; T-ASN cwrivon N-ASN ajpevdosqe; V-2AMI-2P hJ T-NSF de; CONJ ei\pen, V-2AAI-3S Naiv, PRT tosouvtou. D-GSN
Peter said to her, "How could you agree to test the Spirit of the Lord? Look! The feet of the men who buried your husband are at the door, and they will carry you out also."
oJ T-NSM de; CONJ Pevtro? N-NSM pro;? PREP aujthvn, P-ASF Tiv I-NSN o&ti CONJ sunefwnhvqh V-API-3S uJmi'n P-2DP peiravsai V-AAN to; T-ASN pneu'ma N-ASN kurivou; N-GSM ijdou; V-2AAM-2S oiJ T-NPM povde? N-NPM tw'n T-GPM qayavntwn V-AAP-GPM to;n T-ASM a~ndra N-ASM sou P-2GS ejpi; PREP th'/ T-DSF quvra/ N-DSF kai; CONJ ejxoivsousivn se. P-2AS
At that moment she fell down at his feet and died. Then the young men came in and, finding her dead, carried her out and buried her beside her husband.
e~pesen V-2AAI-3S de; CONJ paracrh'ma ADV pro;? PREP tou;? T-APM povda? N-APM aujtou' P-GSM kai; CONJ ejxevyuxen: eijselqovnte? V-2AAP-NPM de; CONJ oiJ T-NPM neanivskoi N-NPM euJ'ron V-2AAI-3P aujth;n P-ASF nekravn, A-ASF kai; CONJ ejxenevgkante? e~qayan V-AAI-3P pro;? PREP to;n T-ASM a~ndra N-ASM aujth'?. P-GSF
Great fear seized the whole church and all who heard about these events.
kai; CONJ ejgevneto V-2ADI-3S fovbo? N-NSM mevga? A-NSM ejfj PREP o&lhn A-ASF th;n T-ASF ejkklhsivan N-ASF kai; CONJ ejpi; PREP pavnta? A-APM tou;? T-APM ajkouvonta? V-PAP-APM tau'ta. D-APN
The apostles performed many miraculous signs and wonders among the people. And all the believers used to meet together in Solomon's Colonnade.
Dia; PREP de; CONJ tw'n T-GPM ceirw'n N-GPF tw'n T-GPM ajpostovlwn N-GPM ejgivneto V-INI-3S shmei'a N-NPN kai; CONJ tevrata N-NPN polla; A-NPN ejn PREP tw'/ T-DSM law'/: N-DSM kai; CONJ h\san V-IXI-3P oJmoqumado;n ADV a&pante? A-NPM ejn PREP th'/ T-DSF Stoa'/ N-DSF Solomw'nto?. N-GSM
No one else dared join them, even though they were highly regarded by the people.
tw'n T-GPM de; CONJ loipw'n A-GPM oujdei;? A-NSF ejtovlma V-IAI-3S kolla'sqai V-PPN aujtoi'?, P-DPM ajll# CONJ ejmegavlunen V-IAI-3S aujtou;? P-APM oJ T-NSM laov?: N-NSM
Nevertheless, more and more men and women believed in the Lord and were added to their number.
ma'llon ADV de; CONJ prosetivqento V-IPI-3P pisteuvonte? V-PAP-NPM tw'/ T-DSM kurivw/ N-DSM plhvqh N-NPN ajndrw'n N-GPM te PRT kai; CONJ gunaikw'n, N-GPF
As a result, people brought the sick into the streets and laid them on beds and mats so that at least Peter's shadow might fall on some of them as he passed by.
w&ste CONJ kai; CONJ eij? PREP ta;? T-APF plateiva? N-APF ejkfevrein V-PAN tou;? T-APM ajsqenei'? A-APM kai; CONJ tiqevnai V-PAN ejpi; PREP klinarivwn N-GPN kai; CONJ krabavttwn, N-GPM i&na CONJ ejrcomevnou V-PNP-GSM Pevtrou N-GSM ka^n COND hJ T-NSF skia; N-NSF ejpiskiavsh/ tini; X-DSM aujtw'n. P-GPM
Crowds gathered also from the towns around Jerusalem, bringing their sick and those tormented by evil spirits, and all of them were healed.
sunhvrceto V-INI-3S de; CONJ kai; CONJ to; T-NSN plh'qo? N-NSN tw'n T-GPF pevrix povlewn N-GPF rousalhvm, N-PRI fevronte? V-PAP-NPM ajsqenei'? A-APM kai; CONJ ojcloumevnou? V-PPP-APM uJpo; PREP pneumavtwn N-GPN ajkaqavrtwn, A-GPN oi&tine? R-NPM ejqerapeuvonto V-IPI-3P a&pante?. A-NPM
Then the high priest and all his associates, who were members of the party of the Sadducees, were filled with jealousy.
jAnasta;? V-2AAP-NSM de; CONJ oJ T-NSM ajrciereu;? N-NSM kai; CONJ pavnte? A-NPM oiJ T-NPM su;n PREP aujtw'/, P-DSM hJ T-NSF ou\sa V-PXP-NSF ai&resi? N-NSF tw'n T-GPM Saddoukaivwn, N-GPM ejplhvsqhsan V-API-3P zhvlou N-GSM
They arrested the apostles and put them in the public jail.
kai; CONJ ejpevbalon V-2AAI-3P ta;? T-APF cei'ra? N-APF ejpi; PREP tou;? T-APM ajpostovlou? N-APM kai; CONJ e~qento V-2AMI-3P aujtou;? P-APM ejn PREP thrhvsei N-DSF dhmosiva/. A-DSF
But during the night an angel of the Lord opened the doors of the jail and brought them out.
a~ggelo? N-NSM de; CONJ kurivou N-GSM dia; PREP nukto;? N-GSF ajnoivxa? ta;? T-APF quvra? N-APF th'? T-GSF fulakh'? N-GSF ejxagagwvn te PRT aujtou;? P-APM ei\pen, V-2AAI-3S
"Go, stand in the temple courts," he said, "and tell the people the full message of this new life."
Poreuvesqe V-PNM-2P kai; CONJ staqevnte? V-APP-NPM lalei'te V-PAM-2P ejn PREP tw'/ T-DSM iJerw'/ N-DSN tw'/ T-DSM law'/ N-DSM pavnta A-APN ta; T-APN rJhvmata N-APN th'? T-GSF zwh'? N-GSF tauvth?. D-GSF
At daybreak they entered the temple courts, as they had been told, and began to teach the people. When the high priest and his associates arrived, they called together the Sanhedrin--the full assembly of the elders of Israel--and sent to the jail for the apostles.
ajkouvsante? V-AAP-NPM de; CONJ eijsh'lqon V-2AAI-3P uJpo; PREP to;n T-ASM o~rqron N-ASM eij? PREP to; T-ASN iJero;n N-ASN kai; CONJ ejdivdaskon. V-IAI-3P Paragenovmeno? V-2ADP-NSM de; CONJ oJ T-NSM ajrciereu;? N-NSM kai; CONJ oiJ T-NPM su;n PREP aujtw'/ P-DSM sunekavlesan V-AAI-3P to; T-ASN sunevdrion N-ASN kai; CONJ pa'san A-ASF th;n T-ASF gerousivan N-ASF tw'n T-GPM uiJw'n N-GPM #Israhvl, N-PRI kai; CONJ ajpevsteilan V-AAI-3P eij? PREP to; T-ASN desmwthvrion N-ASN ajcqh'nai V-APN aujtouv?. P-APM
But on arriving at the jail, the officers did not find them there. So they went back and reported,
oiJ T-NPM de; CONJ paragenovmenoi V-2ADP-NPM uJphrevtai N-NPM oujc PRT euJ'ron V-2AAI-3P aujtou;? P-APM ejn PREP th'/ T-DSF fulakh'/, N-DSF ajnastrevyante? V-AAP-NPM de; CONJ ajphvggeilan V-AAI-3P
"We found the jail securely locked, with the guards standing at the doors; but when we opened them, we found no one inside."
levgonte? V-PAP-NPM o&ti CONJ To; T-ASN desmwthvrion N-ASN eu&romen V-2AAI-1P kekleismevnon V-RPP-ASN ejn PREP pavsh/ A-DSF ajsfaleiva/ N-DSF kai; CONJ tou;? T-APM fuvlaka? N-APM eJstw'ta? V-RAP-APM ejpi; PREP tw'n T-GPF qurw'n, N-GPF ajnoivxante? de; CONJ e~sw, ADV oujdevna A-ASM eu&romen. V-2AAI-1P
On hearing this report, the captain of the temple guard and the chief priests were puzzled, wondering what would come of this.
wJ? ADV de; CONJ h~kousan V-AAI-3P tou;? T-APM lovgou? N-APM touvtou? D-APM o& T-NSM te PRT strathgo;? N-NSM tou' T-GSN iJerou' N-GSN kai; CONJ oiJ T-NPM ajrcierei'?, N-NPM dihpovroun V-IAI-3P peri; PREP aujtw'n P-GPM tiv I-NSN a^n PRT gevnoito V-2ADO-3S tou'to. D-NSN
Then someone came and said, "Look! The men you put in jail are standing in the temple courts teaching the people."
paragenovmeno? V-2ADP-NSM dev CONJ ti? X-NSM ajphvggeilen V-AAI-3S aujtoi'? P-DPM o&ti CONJ #Idou; V-2AAM-2S oiJ T-NPM a~ndre? N-NPM ouJ;? R-APM e~qesqe V-2AMI-2P ejn PREP th'/ T-DSF fulakh'/ N-DSF eijsi;n V-PXI-3P ejn PREP tw'/ T-DSN iJerw'/ N-DSN eJstw'te? V-RAP-NPM kai; CONJ didavskonte? V-PAP-NPM to;n T-ASM laovn. N-ASM
At that, the captain went with his officers and brought the apostles. They did not use force, because they feared that the people would stone them.
tovte ADV ajpelqw;n V-2AAP-NSM oJ T-NSM strathgo;? N-NSM su;n PREP toi'? T-DPM uJphrevtai? N-DPM h\gen V-2AAI-3S aujtouv?, P-APM ouj PRT meta; PREP biva?, N-GSF ejfobou'nto V-INI-3P ga;r CONJ to;n T-ASM laovn, N-ASM mh; PRT liqasqw'sin. V-APS-3P
Having brought the apostles, they made them appear before the Sanhedrin to be questioned by the high priest.
jAgagovnte? V-2AAP-NPM de; CONJ aujtou;? P-APM e~sthsan V-2AAI-3P ejn PREP tw'/ T-DSN sunedrivw/. N-DSN kai; CONJ ejphrwvthsen V-AAI-3S aujtou;? P-APM oJ T-NSM ajrciereu;? N-NSM
"We gave you strict orders not to teach in this name," he said. "Yet you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching and are determined to make us guilty of this man's blood."
levgwn, V-PAP-NSM ?*jou? PRT paraggeliva/ N-DSF parhggeivlamen V-AAI-1P uJmi'n P-2DP mh; PRT didavskein V-PAN ejpi; PREP tw'/ T-DSN ojnovmati N-DSN touvtw/; D-DSN kai; CONJ ijdou; V-2AAM-2S peplhrwvkate V-RAI-2P th;n T-ASF rousalh;m N-PRI th'? T-GSF didach'? N-GSF uJmw'n, P-2GP kai; CONJ bouvlesqe V-PNI-2P ejpagagei'n V-2AAN ejfj PREP hJma'? P-1AP to; T-ASN aiJ'ma N-ASN tou' T-GSM ajnqrwvpou N-GSM touvtou. D-GSM
Peter and the other apostles replied: "We must obey God rather than men!
ajpokriqei;? V-AOP-NSM de; CONJ Pevtro? N-NSM kai; CONJ oiJ T-NPM ajpovstoloi N-NPM ei\pan, V-2AAI-3P Peiqarcei'n V-PAN dei' V-PQI-3S qew'/ N-DSM ma'llon ADV h^ PRT ajnqrwvpoi?. N-DPM
The God of our fathers raised Jesus from the dead--whom you had killed by hanging him on a tree.
oJ T-NSM qeo;? N-NSM tw'n T-GPM patevrwn N-GPM hJmw'n P-1GP h~geiren V-AAI-3S #Ihsou'n, N-ASM oJ;n R-ASM uJmei'? P-2NP dieceirivsasqe V-AMI-2P kremavsante? V-AAP-NPM ejpi; PREP xuvlou:
God exalted him to his own right hand as Prince and Savior that he might give repentance and forgiveness of sins to Israel.
tou'ton D-ASM oJ T-NSM qeo;? N-NSM ajrchgo;n N-ASM kai; CONJ swth'ra N-ASM u&ywsen V-AAI-3S th'/ T-DSF dexia'/ aujtou', P-GSM ?tou'? T-GSM dou'nai V-2AAN metavnoian N-ASF tw'/ T-DSM #Israh;l N-PRI kai; CONJ a~fesin N-ASF aJmartiw'n. N-GPF
We are witnesses of these things, and so is the Holy Spirit, whom God has given to those who obey him."
kai; CONJ hJmei'? P-1NP ejsmen V-PXI-1P mavrture? N-NPM tw'n T-GPN rJhmavtwn N-GPN touvtwn, D-GPN kai; CONJ to; T-ASN pneu'ma N-ASN to; T-ASN a&gion A-ASN oJ; T-NSM e~dwken V-AAI-3S oJ T-NSM qeo;? N-NSM toi'? T-DPM peiqarcou'sin V-PAP-DPM aujtw'/. P-DSM
When they heard this, they were furious and wanted to put them to death.
OiJ T-NPM de; CONJ ajkouvsante? V-AAP-NPM dieprivonto V-IPI-3P kai; CONJ ejbouvlonto V-INI-3P ajnelei'n V-2AAN aujtouv?. P-APM
But a Pharisee named Gamaliel, a teacher of the law, who was honored by all the people, stood up in the Sanhedrin and ordered that the men be put outside for a little while.
ajnasta;? V-2AAP-NSM dev CONJ ti? X-NSM ejn PREP tw'/ T-DSM sunedrivw/ N-DSN Farisai'o? N-NSM ojnovmati N-DSN Gamalihvl, N-PRI nomodidavskalo? N-NSM tivmio? A-NSM panti; A-DSM tw'/ T-DSM law'/, N-DSM ejkevleusen V-AAI-3S e~xw V-PAI-1S bracu; A-ASN tou;? T-APM ajnqrwvpou? N-APM poih'sai, V-AAN
Then he addressed them: "Men of Israel, consider carefully what you intend to do to these men.
ei\pevn V-2AAI-3S te PRT pro;? PREP aujtouv?, P-APM ~andre? N-VPM #Israhli'tai, N-VPM prosevcete V-PAM-2P eJautoi'? F-3DPM ejpi; PREP toi'? T-DPM ajnqrwvpoi? N-DPM touvtoi? D-DPM tiv I-ASN mevllete V-PAI-2P pravssein. V-PAN
Some time ago Theudas appeared, claiming to be somebody, and about four hundred men rallied to him. He was killed, all his followers were dispersed, and it all came to nothing.
pro; PREP ga;r CONJ touvtwn D-GPF tw'n T-GPF hJmerw'n N-GPF ajnevsth V-2AAI-3S Qeuda'?, N-NSM levgwn V-PAP-NSM ei\naiv V-PXN tina X-ASM eJautovn, F-3ASM wJ'/ R-DSM proseklivqh V-API-3S ajndrw'n N-GPM ajriqmo;? N-NSM wJ? ADV tetrakosivwn: N-GPN oJ;? R-NSM ajnh/revqh, V-API-3S kai; CONJ pavnte? A-NPM o&soi K-NPM ejpeivqonto V-IPI-3P aujtw'/ P-DSM dieluvqhsan V-API-3P kai; CONJ ejgevnonto V-2ADI-3P eij? PREP oujdevn. A-ASN
After him, Judas the Galilean appeared in the days of the census and led a band of people in revolt. He too was killed, and all his followers were scattered.
meta; PREP tou'ton D-ASM ajnevsth V-2AAI-3S #Iouvda? N-NSM oJ T-NSM Galilai'o? N-NSM ejn PREP tai'? T-DPF hJmevrai? N-DPF th'? T-GSF ajpografh'? N-GSF kai; CONJ ajpevsthsen V-AAI-3S lao;n N-ASM ojpivsw ADV aujtou': P-GSM kajkei'no? D-NSM ajpwvleto, V-2AMI-3S kai; CONJ pavnte? A-NPM o&soi K-NPM ejpeivqonto V-IPI-3P aujtw'/ P-DSM dieskorpivsqhsan. V-API-3P
Therefore, in the present case I advise you: Leave these men alone! Let them go! For if their purpose or activity is of human origin, it will fail.
kai; CONJ ta; T-APN nu'n ADV levgw V-PAI-1S uJmi'n, P-2DP ajpovsthte V-2AAM-2P ajpo; PREP tw'n T-GPM ajnqrwvpwn N-GPM touvtwn D-GPM kai; CONJ a~fete V-2AAM-2P aujtouv?: P-APM o&ti CONJ eja;n COND h\/ PRT ejx ajnqrwvpwn N-GPM hJ PRT boulh; N-NSF au&th D-NSF h^ PRT to; T-NSN e~rgon N-NSN tou'to, D-NSN kataluqhvsetai: V-FPI-3S
But if it is from God, you will not be able to stop these men; you will only find yourselves fighting against God."
eij COND de; CONJ ejk PREP qeou' N-GSM ejstin, V-PXI-3S ouj PRT dunhvsesqe V-FDI-2P katalu'sai V-AAN aujtouv? P-APM mhvpote ADV kai; CONJ qeomavcoi A-NPM euJreqh'te. V-APS-2P ejpeivsqhsan de; CONJ aujtw'/, P-DSM
His speech persuaded them. They called the apostles in and had them flogged. Then they ordered them not to speak in the name of Jesus, and let them go.
kai; CONJ proskalesavmenoi V-ADP-NPM tou;? T-APM ajpostovlou? N-APM deivrante? V-AAP-NPM parhvggeilan V-AAI-3P mh; PRT lalei'n V-PAN ejpi; PREP tw'/ T-DSN ojnovmati N-DSN tou' T-GSM #Ihsou' N-GSM kai; CONJ ajpevlusan. V-AAI-3P
The apostles left the Sanhedrin, rejoicing because they had been counted worthy of suffering disgrace for the Name.
OiJ T-NPM me;n PRT ou\n CONJ ejporeuvonto V-INI-3P caivronte? V-PAP-NPM ajpo; PREP proswvpou N-GSN tou' T-GSN sunedrivou N-GSN o&ti CONJ kathxiwvqhsan uJpe;r PREP tou' T-GSN ojnovmato? N-GSN ajtimasqh'nai: V-APN
Day after day, in the temple courts and from house to house, they never stopped teaching and proclaiming the good news that Jesus is the Christ.
pa'savn A-ASF te PRT hJmevran N-ASF ejn PREP tw'/ T-DSN iJerw'/ N-DSN kai; CONJ katj PREP oi\kon N-ASM oujk PRT ejpauvonto V-IMI-3P didavskonte? V-PAP-NPM kai; CONJ eujaggelizovmenoi V-PMP-NPM to;n T-ASM Xristovn, N-ASM #Ihsou'n. N-ASM
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