Acts 3:12-26 NAS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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12 But when Peter saw this, he replied to the people, "Men of Israel, why are you amazed at this, or why do you gaze at us, as if 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, Isaac and Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified His servant Jesus, the one whom you delivered and disowned in the presence of Pilate, when 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 disowned the Holy and Righteous One and asked for a murderer to be granted to you, 14 You disowned the Holy and Righteous One and asked that a murderer be released to you.
15 but put to death the Prince of life, the one whom God raised from the dead, a fact to which we are witnesses. 15 You killed the author of life, but God raised him from the dead. We are witnesses of this.
16 "And on the basis of faith in His name, it is the name of Jesus which has strengthened this man whom you see and know ; and the faith which comes through Him has given him this perfect health in the presence of you all. 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, brethren, I know that you acted in ignorance, just as your rulers did also. 17 "Now, brothers, I know that you acted in ignorance, as did your leaders.
18 "But the things which God announced beforehand by the mouth of all the prophets, that His Christ would suffer, He has thus fulfilled. 18 But this is how God fulfilled what he had foretold through all the prophets, saying that his Christ would suffer.
19 "Therefore repent and return, so that your sins may be wiped away, in order that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord ; 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 and that He may send Jesus, the Christ appointed for you, 20 and that he may send the Christ, who has been appointed for you--even Jesus.
21 whom heaven must receive until the period of restoration of all things about which God spoke by the mouth of His holy prophets from ancient time. 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 GOD WILL RAISE UP FOR YOU A PROPHET LIKE ME FROM YOUR BRETHREN ; TO HIM YOU SHALL GIVE HEED to everything He says to 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 every soul that does not heed that prophet shall be utterly destroyed from among the people.' 23 Anyone who does not listen to him will be completely cut off from among his people.'
24 "And likewise, all the prophets who have spoken, from Samuel and his successors onward, also announced these days. 24 "Indeed, all the prophets from Samuel on, as many as have spoken, have foretold these days.
25 "It is you who are the sons of the prophets and of the covenant which God made with your fathers, saying to Abraham, 'AND IN YOUR SEED 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 "For you first, God raised up His Servant and sent Him to bless you by turning every one 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."