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1 One day Peter and John were going up to the temple at the hour of prayer, at three o'clock in the afternoon. 1 One day Peter and John were going up to the temple at the time of prayer--at three in the afternoon.
2 And a man lame from birth was being carried in. People would lay him daily at the gate of the temple called the Beautiful Gate so that he could ask for alms 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 go into the temple, he asked them for alms. 3 When he saw Peter and John about to enter, he asked them for money.
4 Peter looked intently at him, as did John, and said, "Look at us." 4 Peter looked straight at him, as did John. Then Peter said, "Look at us!"
5 And he fixed his attention on them, expecting to receive something from them. 5 So the man gave them his attention, expecting to get something from them.
6 But Peter said, "I have no silver or gold, but what I have I give you; in the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, stand 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 And he took him by the right hand and raised him up; and immediately his feet and ankles were made 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 stood and began to walk, and he entered the temple with them, walking and 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 and they recognized him as the one who used to sit and ask for alms at the Beautiful Gate of the temple; and they were filled with wonder and amazement 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 he clung to Peter and John, all the people ran together to them in the portico called Solomon's Portico, utterly astonished. 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 When Peter saw it, he addressed the people, "You Israelites, why do you wonder at this, or why do you stare at us, as though by our own power or piety we had made him walk? 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, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, the God of our ancestors has glorified his servant Jesus, whom you handed over and rejected in the presence of Pilate, though he had 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 But you rejected the Holy and Righteous One and asked to have a murderer given to you, 14 You disowned the Holy and Righteous One and asked that a murderer be released to you.
15 and you killed the Author of life, whom God raised from the dead. To this we are witnesses. 15 You killed the author of life, but God raised him from the dead. We are witnesses of this.
16 And by faith in his name, his name itself has made this man strong, whom you see and know; and the faith that is through Jesus has given him this perfect health in the presence of all of you. 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 "And now, friends, I know that you acted in ignorance, as did also your rulers. 17 "Now, brothers, I know that you acted in ignorance, as did your leaders.
18 In this way God fulfilled what he had foretold through all the prophets, that his Messiah would suffer. 18 But this is how God fulfilled what he had foretold through all the prophets, saying that his Christ would suffer.
19 Repent therefore, and turn to God so that your sins may be wiped out, 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 so that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord, and that he may send the Messiah appointed for you, that is, Jesus, 20 and that he may send the Christ, who has been appointed for you--even Jesus.
21 who must remain in heaven until the time of universal restoration that God announced 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 for you from your own people a prophet like me. You must 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 And it will be that everyone who does not listen to that prophet will be utterly rooted out of the people.' 23 Anyone who does not listen to him will be completely cut off from among his people.'
24 And all the prophets, as many as have spoken, from Samuel and those after him, also predicted these days. 24 "Indeed, all the prophets from Samuel on, as many as have spoken, have foretold these days.
25 You are the descendants of the prophets and of the covenant that God gave to your ancestors, saying to Abraham, "And in your descendants all the families of the earth shall 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 When God raised up his servant, he sent him first to you, to bless you by turning each of you from your wicked 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."