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1 Peter and John were going up to the temple at three o'clock in the afternoon, the established prayer time. 1 One day Peter and John were going up to the temple at the time of prayer--at three in the afternoon.
2 Meanwhile, a man crippled since birth was being carried in. Every day, people would place him at the temple gate known as the Beautiful Gate so he could ask for money from those entering the temple. 2 Now a man crippled from birth was being carried to the temple gate called Beautiful, where he was put every day to beg from those going into the temple courts.
3 When he saw Peter and John about to enter, he began to ask them for a gift. 3 When he saw Peter and John about to enter, he asked them for money.
4 Peter and John stared at him. Peter said, "Look at us!" 4 Peter looked straight at him, as did John. Then Peter said, "Look at us!"
5 So the man gazed at them, expecting to receive something from them. 5 So the man gave them his attention, expecting to get something from them.
6 Peter said, "I don't have any money, but I will give you what I do have. In the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene, rise up and walk!" 6 Then Peter said, "Silver or gold I do not have, but what I have I give you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, walk."
7 Then he grasped the man's right hand and raised him up. At once his feet and ankles became strong. 7 Taking him by the right hand, he helped him up, and instantly the man's feet and ankles became strong.
8 Jumping up, he began to walk around. He entered the temple with them, walking, leaping, and praising God. 8 He jumped to his feet and began to walk. Then he went with them into the temple courts, walking and jumping, and praising God.
9 All the people saw him walking and praising God. 9 When all the people saw him walking and praising God,
10 They recognized him as the same one who used to sit at the temple's Beautiful Gate asking for money. They were filled with amazement and surprise at what had happened to him. 10 they recognized him as the same man who used to sit begging at the temple gate called Beautiful, and they were filled with wonder and amazement at what had happened to him.
11 While the healed man clung to Peter and John, all the people rushed toward them at Solomon's Porch, completely amazed. 11 While the beggar held on to Peter and John, all the people were astonished and came running to them in the place called Solomon's Colonnade.
12 Seeing this, Peter addressed the people: “You Israelites, why are you amazed at this? Why are you staring at us as if we made him walk by our own power or piety? 12 When Peter saw this, he said to them: "Men of Israel, why does this surprise you? Why do you stare at us as if by our own power or godliness we had made this man walk?
13 The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob—the God of our ancestors—has glorified his servant Jesus. This is the one you handed over and denied in Pilate's presence, even though he had already decided to release him. 13 The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified his servant Jesus. You handed him over to be killed, and you disowned him before Pilate, though he had decided to let him go.
14 You rejected the holy and righteous one, and asked that a murderer be released to you instead. 14 You disowned the Holy and Righteous One and asked that a murderer be released to you.
15 You killed the author of life, the very one whom God raised from the dead. We are witnesses of this. 15 You killed the author of life, but God raised him from the dead. We are witnesses of this.
16 His name itself has made this man strong. That is, because of faith in Jesus' name, God has strengthened this man whom you see and know. The faith that comes through Jesus gave him complete health right before your eyes. 16 By faith in the name of Jesus, this man whom you see and know was made strong. It is Jesus' name and the faith that comes through him that has given this complete healing to him, as you can all see.
17 "Brothers and sisters, I know you acted in ignorance. So did your rulers. 17 "Now, brothers, I know that you acted in ignorance, as did your leaders.
18 But this is how God fulfilled what he foretold through all the prophets: that his Christ would suffer. 18 But this is how God fulfilled what he had foretold through all the prophets, saying that his Christ would suffer.
19 Change your hearts and lives! Turn back to God so that your sins may be wiped away. 19 Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord,
20 Then the Lord will provide a season of relief from the distress of this age and he will send Jesus, whom he handpicked to be your Christ. 20 and that he may send the Christ, who has been appointed for you--even Jesus.
21 Jesus must remain in heaven until the restoration of all things, about which God spoke long ago through his holy prophets. 21 He must remain in heaven until the time comes for God to restore everything, as he promised long ago through his holy prophets.
22 Moses said, The Lord your God will raise up from your own people a prophet like me. Listen to whatever he tells you. 22 For Moses said, 'The Lord your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among your own people; you must listen to everything he tells you.
23 Whoever doesn't listen to that prophet will be totally cut off from the people. 23 Anyone who does not listen to him will be completely cut off from among his people.'
24 All the prophets who spoke—from Samuel forward—announced these days. 24 "Indeed, all the prophets from Samuel on, as many as have spoken, have foretold these days.
25 You are the heirs of the prophets and the covenant that God made with your ancestors when he told Abraham, Through your descendants, all the families on earth will be blessed. 25 And you are heirs of the prophets and of the covenant God made with your fathers. He said to Abraham, 'Through your offspring all peoples on earth will be blessed.'
26 After God raised his servant, he sent him to you first—to bless you by enabling each of you to turn from your evil ways." 26 When God raised up his servant, he sent him first to you to bless you by turning each of you from your wicked ways."