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1 But a man [Forsooth some man], Ananias by name, with Sapphira, his wife, sold a field, 1 Now a man named Ananias, together with his wife Sapphira, also sold a piece of property.
2 and defrauded of the price of the field; and his wife was witting. And he brought a part [And he brought some part], and laid [it] before the feet of the apostles. 2 With his wife's full knowledge he kept back part of the money for himself, but brought the rest and put it at the apostles' feet.
3 And Peter said to him, Ananias, why hath Satan tempted thine heart, that thou lie to the Holy Ghost [Forsooth Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan tempted thine heart, thee to lie to the Holy Ghost], and to defraud of the price of the field? 3 Then Peter said, "Ananias, how is it that Satan has so filled your heart that you have lied to the Holy Spirit and have kept for yourself some of the money you received for the land?
4 Whether it unsold was not thine; and when it was sold, it was in thy power? Why hast thou put this thing in thine heart? Thou hast not lied to men, but to God. 4 Didn't it belong to you before it was sold? And after it was sold, wasn't the money at your disposal? What made you think of doing such a thing? You have not lied to men but to God."
5 Ananias heard these words, and felled down, and was dead [Forsooth Ananias hearing these words, felled down and died]. And great dread was made on all that heard. 5 When Ananias heard this, he fell down and died. And great fear seized all who heard what had happened.
6 And young men rose [rised], and moved him away, and bare him out, and buried. 6 Then the young men came forward, wrapped up his body, and carried him out and buried him.
7 And there was made a space of three hours, and his wife knew not that thing that was done, and entered. [Forsooth there was made as the space of three hours, and the wife of him not knowing that thing that was done, entered in.] 7 About three hours later his wife came in, not knowing what had happened.
8 And Peter answered to her, Woman, say to me, whether ye sold the field for so much? And she said, Yea, for so much. 8 Peter asked her, "Tell me, is this the price you and Ananias got for the land?" "Yes," she said, "that is the price."
9 And Peter said to her, What befelled to you [What soothly came together to you, or accorded], to tempt the Spirit of the Lord? Lo! the feet of them that have buried thine husband be at the door, and they shall bear thee out. 9 Peter said to her, "How could you agree to test the Spirit of the Lord? Look! The feet of the men who buried your husband are at the door, and they will carry you out also."
10 At once [Anon] she felled down at his feet, and died. And the young men entered, and found her dead, and they bare her out, and buried [her] to her husband. 10 At that moment she fell down at his feet and died. Then the young men came in and, finding her dead, carried her out and buried her beside her husband.
11 And great dread was made in all the church, and into all that heard these things. 11 Great fear seized the whole church and all who heard about these events.
12 And by the hands of the apostles signs and many wonders were made in the people. And all were of one accord in the porch of Solomon. 12 The apostles performed many miraculous signs and wonders among the people. And all the believers used to meet together in Solomon's Colonnade.
13 But no man of others durst join himself with them, but the people magnified them. 13 No one else dared join them, even though they were highly regarded by the people.
14 And the multitude of men and of women believing in the Lord was more increased, 14 Nevertheless, more and more men and women believed in the Lord and were added to their number.
15 so that they brought out sick men into streets, and laid in little beds and couches, that when Peter came, namely the shadow of him should shadow each of them, and they should be delivered from their sicknesses [that Peter coming, namely the shadow of him should shadow each of them, and they were delivered from all sicknesses]. 15 As a result, people brought the sick into the streets and laid them on beds and mats so that at least Peter's shadow might fall on some of them as he passed by.
16 And the multitude of cities nigh to Jerusalem ran, bringing sick men, and that were travailed of unclean spirits, which all were healed. 16 Crowds gathered also from the towns around Jerusalem, bringing their sick and those tormented by evil spirits, and all of them were healed.
17 But the prince of priests rose up, and all that were with him, that is the heresy of Sadducees, and were filled with envy; 17 Then the high priest and all his associates, who were members of the party of the Sadducees, were filled with jealousy.
18 and they laid hands on the apostles, and put them in the common ward [and put them in common keeping]. 18 They arrested the apostles and put them in the public jail.
19 But the angel of the Lord opened by night the gates of the prison [Forsooth the angel of the Lord by night opened the gates of the prison], and led them out, and said, 19 But during the night an angel of the Lord opened the doors of the jail and brought them out.
20 Go ye, and stand ye, and speak in the temple to the people all the words of this life. 20 "Go, stand in the temple courts," he said, "and tell the people the full message of this new life."
21 Whom when they had heard, they entered early into the temple, and taught. And the prince of priests came, and they that were with him, and called together the council, and all the elder men of the children of Israel; and sent to the prison, that they should be brought forth. 21 At daybreak they entered the temple courts, as they had been told, and began to teach the people. When the high priest and his associates arrived, they called together the Sanhedrin--the full assembly of the elders of Israel--and sent to the jail for the apostles.
22 And when the ministers came, and found them not, and for the prison was opened [Soothly when the ministers came, and, the prison opened, found them not], they turned again, and told, 22 But on arriving at the jail, the officers did not find them there. So they went back and reported,
23 and said [saying], [Forsooth] We found the prison shut with all diligence, and the keepers standing at the gates; but we opened, and found no man therein. 23 "We found the jail securely locked, with the guards standing at the doors; but when we opened them, we found no one inside."
24 And as the magistrates of the temple, and the princes of priests heard these words, they doubted of them, what was done [what should be done]. 24 On hearing this report, the captain of the temple guard and the chief priests were puzzled, wondering what would come of this.
25 But a man came, and told to them, For lo! those men which ye have put into prison, be in the temple, and stand, and teach the people [+For lo! the men whom ye have put in prison, be in the temple, standing, and teaching the people]. 25 Then someone came and said, "Look! The men you put in jail are standing in the temple courts teaching the people."
26 Then the magistrate went with the ministers, and brought them without violence; for they dreaded the people, lest they should be stoned. 26 At that, the captain went with his officers and brought the apostles. They did not use force, because they feared that the people would stone them.
27 And when they had brought them, they set them in the council; and the prince of priests asked them, 27 Having brought the apostles, they made them appear before the Sanhedrin to be questioned by the high priest.
28 and said, In commandment we commanded you [saying, In commanding we commanded you], that ye should not teach in this name, and lo! ye have filled Jerusalem with your teaching, and ye will bring on us the blood of this man. 28 "We gave you strict orders not to teach in this name," he said. "Yet you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching and are determined to make us guilty of this man's blood."
29 And Peter answered, and the apostles, and said, It behooveth to obey to God, more than to men. 29 Peter and the other apostles replied: "We must obey God rather than men!
30 [The] God of our fathers raised Jesus, whom ye slew, hanging in a tree. 30 The God of our fathers raised Jesus from the dead--whom you had killed by hanging him on a tree.
31 God enhanced with his right hand this prince and Saviour, that penance were given to Israel [for to give penance to Israel], and remission of sins. 31 God exalted him to his own right hand as Prince and Savior that he might give repentance and forgiveness of sins to Israel.
32 And we be witnesses of these words, and the Holy Ghost, whom God gave to all obeying to him. 32 We are witnesses of these things, and so is the Holy Spirit, whom God has given to those who obey him."
33 When they heard these things, they were tormented, and thought to slay them. 33 When they heard this, they were furious and wanted to put them to death.
34 But a man rose in the council, a Pharisee, Gamaliel by name, a doctor of the law, an honourable man to all the people [a worshipful man to all the people], and commanded the men to be put withoutforth for a while [to a short time]. 34 But a Pharisee named Gamaliel, a teacher of the law, who was honored by all the people, stood up in the Sanhedrin and ordered that the men be put outside for a little while.
35 And he said to them, Ye men of Israel, take attention to yourselves on these men, what ye shall do. 35 Then he addressed them: "Men of Israel, consider carefully what you intend to do to these men.
36 For before these days Theudas, that said himself to be some man [For before these days Theudas was, saying himself to be some man], to whom a number of men consented, about four hundred; which was slain, and all that believed to him [and all whoever believed to him], were scattered, and brought to nought. 36 Some time ago Theudas appeared, claiming to be somebody, and about four hundred men rallied to him. He was killed, all his followers were dispersed, and it all came to nothing.
37 After this, Judas of Galilee was in the days of profession, and turned away the people after him; and all how many ever consented to him, were scattered, and he perished. 37 After him, Judas the Galilean appeared in the days of the census and led a band of people in revolt. He too was killed, and all his followers were scattered.
38 And now therefore I say to you, depart ye from these men, and suffer ye them; for if this counsel either work [or work] is of men, it shall be undone; 38 Therefore, in the present case I advise you: Leave these men alone! Let them go! For if their purpose or activity is of human origin, it will fail.
39 but if it is of God, ye be not able to undo them, lest peradventure ye be found to repugn against God. [forsooth if it is of God, ye be not able to undo them, lest peradventure and ye be found for to repugn God.] 39 But if it is from God, you will not be able to stop these men; you will only find yourselves fighting against God."
40 And they consented to him; and they called together the apostles, and commanded to them [and announced to them], that were beaten, that they should no more speak in the name of Jesus, and they let them go [and they left them]. 40 His speech persuaded them. They called the apostles in and had them flogged. Then they ordered them not to speak in the name of Jesus, and let them go.
41 And they went joying from the sight of the council, that they were had worthy to suffer despising for the name of Jesus. 41 The apostles left the Sanhedrin, rejoicing because they had been counted worthy of suffering disgrace for the Name.
42 But each day they ceased not in the temple, and about houses, to teach and preach Jesus Christ. 42 Day after day, in the temple courts and from house to house, they never stopped teaching and proclaiming the good news that Jesus is the Christ.