After him Judas the Galilean rose up at the time of the census and got people to follow him; he also perished, and all who followed him were scattered.
So in the present case, I tell you, keep away from these men and let them alone; because if this plan or this undertaking is of human origin, it will fail;
but if it is of God, you will not be able to overthrow them—in that case you may even be found fighting against God!" They were convinced by him,
and when they had called in the apostles, they had them flogged. Then they ordered them not to speak in the name of Jesus, and let them go.
As they left the council, they rejoiced that they were considered worthy to suffer dishonor for the sake of the name.
And every day in the temple and at home a they did not cease to teach and proclaim Jesus as the Messiah. b
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