Acts 4:23-31 LEB

The Believers Pray for Continued Bold Witness

23 And [when they]a were released, they went to their own [people] and reported all that the chief priests and the elders had said to them.

References for Acts 4:23

    • Á 4:23 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("were released") which is understood as temporal
      24 And [when they]b heard [it],c they lifted [their] voices with one mind to God and said, "Master, you [are] the one who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and all the things in them,

      References for Acts 4:24

        • Â 4:24 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("heard") which is understood as temporal
        • Ã 4:24 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
          25 the one who said by the Holy Spirit through the mouth of our father David, your servant, 'Why do the nations rage, and the peoples conspire in vain?
          26 The kings of the earth stood opposed, and the rulers assembled together at the same [place], against the Lord and against his Christ.'d

          References for Acts 4:26

            • Ä 4:26 - Or "Messiah"; this is a quotation from Ps 2:1-2
              27 For in truth both Herod and Pontius Pilate, together with the Gentiles and the peoples of Israel, assembled together in this city against your holy servant Jesus whom you anointed,
              28 to do all that your hand and plane had predestined to take place.

              References for Acts 4:28

                • Å 4:28 - Some manuscripts have "and your plan"
                  29 And now, Lord, concern yourself with their threats and grant your slaves to speak your message with all boldness,
                  30 [as] you extend your hand to heal and signs and wonders are performed through the name of your holy servant Jesus."
                  31 And [when]f they had prayed, the place in which they were gathered was shaken, and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speakg the wordh of God with boldness.

                  References for Acts 4:31

                    • Æ 4:31 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the temporal genitive absolute participle ("had prayed")
                    • Ç 4:31 - *The imperfect tense has been translated as ingressive here ("began to speak")
                    • È 4:31 - Or "message"