And they laidhands on them and 1put them in jailuntil the nextday, for it was alreadyevening.
But many of those who had heard the amessagebelieved; and 2the number of the mencame to be aboutfivethousand.
On the nextday, their 3rulers and elders and scribes were gatheredtogether in Jerusalem;
and 4Annas the highpriest was there, and 5Caiaphas and John and Alexander, and allwho were of high-priestlydescent.
When they had placed them in the center, they began to inquire, "By whatpower, or in whatname, have you donethis?"
8ThenPeter, b6filled with the HolySpirit, said to them, "c7Rulers and elders of the people,
9if we are don trialtoday for 8a benefitdone to a sickman, eas to howthisman has been madewell,
let it be known to all of you and to all the people of Israel, that f9by the name of JesusChrist the Nazarene, whom you crucified, whom10Godraised from the dead -gby hthis name thismanstandsherebefore you in goodhealth.
"i11He is the 12STONE WHICH WAS 13REJECTED by you, THE BUILDERS, but WHICH BECAME THE CHIEFCORNER stone.
"And there is salvation in 14nooneelse; for there is noothernameunderheaven that has been givenamongmen by which we must be saved."