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1 And a certain man, Ananias by name, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession, 1 Now a man named Ananias, together with his wife Sapphira, also sold a piece of property.
2 and did keep back of the price -- his wife also knowing -- and having brought a certain part, at the feet of the apostles he laid [it]. 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, `Ananias, wherefore did the Adversary fill thy heart, for thee to lie to the Holy Spirit, and to keep back of the price of the place? 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 while it remained, did it not remain thine? and having been sold, in thy authority was it not? why [is] it that thou didst put in thy heart this thing? thou didst not lie 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 and Ananias hearing these words, having fallen down, did expire, and great fear came upon all who heard these things, 5 When Ananias heard this, he fell down and died. And great fear seized all who heard what had happened.
6 and having risen, the younger men wound him up, and having carried forth, they buried [him]. 6 Then the young men came forward, wrapped up his body, and carried him out and buried him.
7 And it came to pass, about three hours after, that his wife, not knowing what hath happened, came in, 7 About three hours later his wife came in, not knowing what had happened.
8 and Peter answered her, `Tell me if for so much ye sold the place;' and she said, `Yes, 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 unto her, `How was it agreed by you, to tempt the Spirit of the Lord? lo, the feet of those who did bury thy husband [are] at the door, and they shall carry thee forth;' 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 and she fell down presently at his feet, and expired, and the young men having come in, found her dead, and having carried forth, they buried [her] by 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 fear came upon all the assembly, and upon all who heard these things. 11 Great fear seized the whole church and all who heard about these events.
12 And through the hands of the apostles came many signs and wonders among the people, and they were with one accord all 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 and of the rest no one was daring to join himself to them, but the people were magnifying them, 13 No one else dared join them, even though they were highly regarded by the people.
14 (and the more were believers added to the Lord, multitudes both of men and women,) 14 Nevertheless, more and more men and women believed in the Lord and were added to their number.
15 so as into the broad places to bring forth the ailing, and to lay [them] upon couches and mats, that at the coming of Peter, even [his] shadow might overshadow some one of them; 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 there were coming together also the people of the cities round about to Jerusalem, bearing ailing persons, and those harassed by unclean spirits -- who were all 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 And having risen, the chief priest, and all those with him -- being the sect of the Sadducees -- were filled with zeal, 17 Then the high priest and all his associates, who were members of the party of the Sadducees, were filled with jealousy.
18 and laid their hands upon the apostles, and did put them in a public prison; 18 They arrested the apostles and put them in the public jail.
19 and a messenger of the Lord through the night opened the doors of the prison, having also brought them forth, he said, 19 But during the night an angel of the Lord opened the doors of the jail and brought them out.
20 `Go on, and standing, speak in the temple to the people all the sayings of this life;' 20 "Go, stand in the temple courts," he said, "and tell the people the full message of this new life."
21 and having heard, they did enter at the dawn into the temple, and were teaching. And the chief priest having come, and those with him, they called together the sanhedrim and all the senate of the sons of Israel, and they sent to the prison to have them brought, 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 the officers having come, did not find them in the prison, and having turned back, they told, 22 But on arriving at the jail, the officers did not find them there. So they went back and reported,
23 saying -- `The prison indeed we found shut in all safety, and the keepers standing without before the doors, and having opened -- within we found no one.' 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 priest, and the magistrate of the temple, and the chief priests, heard these words, they were doubting concerning them to what this would come; 24 On hearing this report, the captain of the temple guard and the chief priests were puzzled, wondering what would come of this.
25 and coming near, a certain one told them, saying -- `Lo, the men whom ye did put in the prison are 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 having gone away with officers, brought them without violence, for they were fearing 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 having brought them, they set [them] in the sanhedrim, and the chief priest questioned them, 27 Having brought the apostles, they made them appear before the Sanhedrin to be questioned by the high priest.
28 saying, `Did not we strictly command you not to teach in this name? and lo, ye have filled Jerusalem with your teaching, and ye intend to bring upon 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 and the apostles answering, said, `To obey God it behoveth, rather than men; 29 Peter and the other apostles replied: "We must obey God rather than men!
30 and the God of our fathers did raise up Jesus, whom ye slew, having hanged upon a tree; 30 The God of our fathers raised Jesus from the dead--whom you had killed by hanging him on a tree.
31 this one God, a Prince and a Saviour, hath exalted with His right hand, to give reformation to Israel, and forgiveness 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 are His witnesses of these sayings, and the Holy Spirit also, whom God gave to those obeying him.' 32 We are witnesses of these things, and so is the Holy Spirit, whom God has given to those who obey him."
33 And they having heard, were cut [to the heart], and were taking counsel to slay them, 33 When they heard this, they were furious and wanted to put them to death.
34 but a certain one, having risen up in the sanhedrim -- a Pharisee, by name Gamaliel, a teacher of law honoured by all the people -- commanded to put the apostles forth a little, 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 said unto them, `Men, Israelites, take heed to yourselves about these men, what ye are about to do, 35 Then he addressed them: "Men of Israel, consider carefully what you intend to do to these men.
36 for before these days rose up Theudas, saying, that himself was some one, to whom a number of men did join themselves, as it were four hundred, who was slain, and all, as many as were obeying him, were scattered, and came 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 one rose up, Judas the Galilean, in the days of the enrollment, and drew away much people after him, and that one perished, and all, as many as were obeying him, were scattered; 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 I say to you, Refrain from these men, and let them alone, because if this counsel or this work may be of men, it will be overthrown, 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 and if it be of God, ye are not able to overthrow it, lest perhaps also ye be found fighting against 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 to him they agreed, and having called near the apostles, having beaten [them], they commanded [them] not to speak in the name of Jesus, and let them go; 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 they, indeed, then, departed from the presence of the sanhedrim, rejoicing that for his name they were counted worthy to suffer dishonour, 41 The apostles left the Sanhedrin, rejoicing because they had been counted worthy of suffering disgrace for the Name.
42 every day also in the temple, and in every house, they were not ceasing teaching and proclaiming good news -- Jesus the 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.