When they had placed them in the center, they began to inquire, "By whatpower, or in whatname, have you donethis?"
8ThenPeter, a1filled with the HolySpirit, said to them, "b2Rulers and elders of the people,
9if we are con trialtoday for 3a benefitdone to a sickman, das to howthisman has been madewell,
let it be known to all of you and to all the people of Israel, that e4by the name of JesusChrist the Nazarene, whom you crucified, whom5Godraised from the dead -fby gthis name thismanstandsherebefore you in goodhealth.
"h6He is the 7STONE WHICH WAS 8REJECTED by you, THE BUILDERS, but WHICH BECAME THE CHIEFCORNER stone.
"And there is salvation in 9nooneelse; for there is noothernameunderheaven that has been givenamongmen by which we must be saved."
13Now as they observed the 10confidence of 11Peter and John and understood that they were uneducated and untrainedmen, they were amazed, and 12began to recognize them ias having been with Jesus.
And seeing the man who had been healedstanding with them, they hadnothing to say in reply.
But when they had ordered them to leave the j13Council, they began to confer with oneanother,
16saying, "14What shall we do with thesemen? For the fact that a 15noteworthykmiracle has takenplacethrough them is apparent to all who live in Jerusalem, and we cannotdeny it.
"But so that it will not spreadanyfurtheramong the people, let us warn them to speaknolonger to anyman16in thisname."