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1 As they spoke to the people, the Kohanim and the captain of the temple and the Tzedukim came to them, 1 The priests and the captain of the temple guard and the Sadducees came up to Peter and John while they were speaking to the people.
2 being upset because they taught the people and proclaimed in Yeshua the resurrection from the dead. 2 They were greatly disturbed because the apostles were teaching the people and proclaiming in Jesus the resurrection of the dead.
3 They laid hands on them, and put them in custody until the next day, for it was now evening. 3 They seized Peter and John, and because it was evening, they put them in jail until the next day.
4 But many of those who heard the word believed, and the number of the men came to be about five thousand. 4 But many who heard the message believed, and the number of men grew to about five thousand.
5 It happened in the morning, that their rulers, Zakenim, and Sofrim were gathered together in Yerushalayim. 5 The next day the rulers, elders and teachers of the law met in Jerusalem.
6 Anan the Kohen Gadol was there, with Kayafa, Yochanan, Alexander, and as many as were relatives of the Kohen Gadol. 6 Annas the high priest was there, and so were Caiaphas, John, Alexander and the other men of the high priest's family.
7 When they had stood them in the midst, they inquired, "By what power, or in what name, have you done this?" 7 They had Peter and John brought before them and began to question them: "By what power or what name did you do this?"
8 Then Kefa, filled with the Ruach HaKodesh, said to them, "You rulers of the people, and Zakenim of Yisra'el, 8 Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them: "Rulers and elders of the people!
9 if we are examined today concerning a good deed done to a crippled man, by what means this man has been healed, 9 If we are being called to account today for an act of kindness shown to a cripple and are asked how he was healed,
10 be it known to you all, and to all the people of Yisra'el, that in the name of Yeshua the Messiah of Natzeret, whom you crucified, whom God raised from the dead, in him does this man stand here before you whole. 10 then know this, you and all the people of Israel: It is by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom you crucified but whom God raised from the dead, that this man stands before you healed.
11 He is 'the stone which was regarded as worthless by you, the builders, which was made the head of the corner.' 11 He is " 'the stone you builders rejected, which has become the capstone. '
12 There is salvation in none other, for neither is there any other name under heaven, that is given among men, in which we must be saved!" 12 Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to men by which we must be saved."
13 Now when they saw the boldness of Kefa and Yochanan, and had perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men, they marveled. They recognized that they had been with Yeshua. 13 When they saw the courage of Peter and John and realized that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished and they took note that these men had been with Jesus.
14 Seeing the man who was healed standing with them, they could say nothing against it. 14 But since they could see the man who had been healed standing there with them, there was nothing they could say.
15 But when they had commanded them to go aside out of the council, they conferred among themselves, 15 So they ordered them to withdraw from the Sanhedrin and then conferred together.
16 saying, "What shall we do to these men? Because indeed a notable miracle has been done through them, as can be plainly seen by all who dwell in Yerushalayim, and we can't deny it. 16 "What are we going to do with these men?" they asked. "Everybody living in Jerusalem knows they have done an outstanding miracle, and we cannot deny it.
17 But so that this spreads no further among the people, let's threaten them, that from now on they don't speak to anyone in this name." 17 But to stop this thing from spreading any further among the people, we must warn these men to speak no longer to anyone in this name."
18 They called them, and charged them not to speak at all nor teach in the name of Yeshua. 18 Then they called them in again and commanded them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus.
19 But Kefa and Yochanan answered them, "Whether it is right in the sight of God to listen to you rather than to God, judge for yourselves, 19 But Peter and John replied, "Judge for yourselves whether it is right in God's sight to obey you rather than God.
20 for we can't help telling the things which we saw and heard." 20 For we cannot help speaking about what we have seen and heard."
21 They, when they had further threatened them, let them go, finding no way to punish them, because of the people; for everyone glorified God for that which was done. 21 After further threats they let them go. They could not decide how to punish them, because all the people were praising God for what had happened.
22 For the man was more than forty years old, on whom this miracle of healing was performed. 22 For the man who was miraculously healed was over forty years old.
23 Being let go, they came to their own company, and reported all that the chief Kohanim and the Zakenim had said to them. 23 On their release, Peter and John went back to their own people and reported all that the chief priests and elders had said to them.
24 They, when they heard it, lifted up their voice to God with one accord, and said, "O Lord, you are God, who made the heaven, the eretz, the sea, and all that is in them; 24 When they heard this, they raised their voices together in prayer to God. "Sovereign Lord," they said, "you made the heaven and the earth and the sea, and everything in them.
25 who by the mouth of your servant, David, said, 'Why do the nations rage, And the peoples plot a vain thing? 25 You spoke by the Holy Spirit through the mouth of your servant, our father David: " 'Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot in vain?
26 The kings of the eretz take a stand, And the rulers take council together, Against the Lord, and against his Messiah.' 26 The kings of the earth take their stand and the rulers gather together against the Lord and against his Anointed One. '
27 For truly, in this city against your holy servant, Yeshua, whom you anointed, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, with the Goyim and the people of Yisra'el, were gathered together 27 Indeed Herod and Pontius Pilate met together with the Gentiles and the people of Israel in this city to conspire against your holy servant Jesus, whom you anointed.
28 to do whatever your hand and your council foreordained to happen. 28 They did what your power and will had decided beforehand should happen.
29 Now, Lord, look at their threats, and grant to your servants to speak your word with all boldness, 29 Now, Lord, consider their threats and enable your servants to speak your word with great boldness.
30 while you stretch forth your hand to heal; and that signs and wonders may be done through the name of your holy Servant Yeshua." 30 Stretch out your hand to heal and perform miraculous signs and wonders through the name of your holy servant Jesus."
31 When they had prayed, the place was shaken where they were gathered together. They were all filled with the Ruach HaKodesh, and they spoke the word of God with boldness. 31 After they prayed, the place where they were meeting was shaken. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and spoke the word of God boldly.
32 The multitude of those who believed were of one heart and soul. Not one of them claimed that anything of the things which he possessed was his own, but they had all things common. 32 All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of his possessions was his own, but they shared everything they had.
33 With great power, the apostles gave their testimony of the resurrection of the Lord Yeshua. Great grace was on them all. 33 With great power the apostles continued to testify to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and much grace was upon them all.
34 For neither was there among them any who lacked, for as many as were owners of lands or houses sold them, and brought the prices of the things that were sold, 34 There were no needy persons among them. For from time to time those who owned lands or houses sold them, brought the money from the sales
35 and laid them at the apostles' feet, and distribution was made to each, according as anyone had need. 35 and put it at the apostles' feet, and it was distributed to anyone as he had need.
36 Yosi, who by the apostles was surnamed Bar-Nabba (which is, being interpreted, Son of Exhortation), a Levite, a man of Cyprus by race, 36 Joseph, a Levite from Cyprus, whom the apostles called Barnabas (which means Son of Encouragement),
37 having a field, sold it, and brought the money and laid it at the apostles' feet. 37 sold a field he owned and brought the money and put it at the apostles' feet.