While he was clinging to 1Peter and John, all the peoplerantogether to them at the so-calleda2portico of Solomon, full of amazement.
But when Petersaw this, he replied to the people, "Men of Israel, why are you amazed at this, orwhy do you gaze at us, as if by our ownpowerorpiety we had made him walk?
"3The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, 4the God of our fathers, has glorified His b5servantJesus, the one whom6you delivered and disowned in the presence of 7Pilate, when he had 8decided to release Him.
"But you disowned9the Holy and RighteousOne and 10asked for a murderer to be granted to you,
but put to death the c11Prince of life, the one whom12Godraised from the dead, a fact to which we are 13witnesses.
"And on the basis of faith14in His name, it is dthe name of Jesus which has strengthenedthis man whom you see and know; and the faith which comes through Him has given him thisperfecthealth in the presence of you all.
"And now, brethren, I know that you acted15in ignorance, just as your 16rulers did also.
"But the things which17Godannouncedbeforehand by the mouth of all the prophets, 18that His eChrist would suffer, He has thusfulfilled.
19"Therefore19repent and return, so that your sins may be wipedaway, in order that 20times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord;
and that He may sendJesus, the fChristappointed for you,