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Acts 4

WBT 1 And as they were speaking to the people, the priests, and the captain of the temple, and the Sadducees came upon them, NIV 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. WBT 2 Being grieved that they taught the people, and preached through Jesus the resurrection from the dead. NIV 2 They were greatly disturbed because the apostles were teaching the people and proclaiming in Jesus the resurrection of the dead. WBT 3 And they laid hands on them, and put [them] in custody to the next day: for it was now evening. NIV 3 They seized Peter and John, and because it was evening, they put them in jail until the next day. WBT 4 But many of them who heard the word, believed; and the number of the men was about five thousand. NIV 4 But many who heard the message believed, and the number of men grew to about five thousand. WBT 5 And it came to pass on the morrow, that their rulers, and elders, and scribes, NIV 5 The next day the rulers, elders and teachers of the law met in Jerusalem. WBT 6 And Annas the high priest, and Caiaphas, and John, and Alexander, and as many as were of the kindred of the high priest, were assembled at Jerusalem. NIV 6 Annas the high priest was there, and so were Caiaphas, John, Alexander and the other men of the high priest's family. WBT 7 And when they had set them in the midst, they asked, By what power, or by what name have ye done this? NIV 7 They had Peter and John brought before them and began to question them: "By what power or what name did you do this?" WBT 8 Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them, Ye rulers of the people, and elders of Israel, NIV 8 Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them: "Rulers and elders of the people! WBT 9 If we this day are examined concerning the good deed done to the impotent man, by what means he is made sound. NIV 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, WBT 10 Be it known to you all, and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom ye crucified, whom God raised from the dead, [even] by him doth this man stand here before you sound. NIV 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. WBT 11 This is the stone which was set at naught by you builders, which is become the head of the corner. NIV 11 He is " 'the stone you builders rejected, which has become the capstone. ' WBT 12 Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is no other name under heaven given among men, by which we must be saved. NIV 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." WBT 13 Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men, they marveled; and they took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus. NIV 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. WBT 14 And beholding the man who was healed standing with them, they could say nothing against it. NIV 14 But since they could see the man who had been healed standing there with them, there was nothing they could say. WBT 15 But when they had commanded them to withdraw from the council, they conferred among themselves, NIV 15 So they ordered them to withdraw from the Sanhedrin and then conferred together. WBT 16 Saying, What shall we do to these men? for that indeed a notable miracle hath been done by them [is] manifest to all them that dwell in Jerusalem, and we cannot deny [it]. NIV 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. WBT 17 But that it may spread no further among the people, let us strictly threaten them, that they speak henceforth to no man in this name. NIV 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." WBT 18 And they called them, and commanded them not to speak at all, nor teach in the name of Jesus. NIV 18 Then they called them in again and commanded them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus. WBT 19 But Peter and John answered and said to them, Whether it is right in the sight of God to hearken to you rather than to God, judge ye. NIV 19 But Peter and John replied, "Judge for yourselves whether it is right in God's sight to obey you rather than God. WBT 20 For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard. NIV 20 For we cannot help speaking about what we have seen and heard." WBT 21 So when they had further threatened them, they let them go, finding nothing how they might punish them, because of the people: for all [men] glorified God for that which was done. NIV 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. WBT 22 For the man was above forty years old on whom this miracle of healing was performed. NIV 22 For the man who was miraculously healed was over forty years old. WBT 23 And being dismissed, they went to their own company, and reported all that the chief priests and elders had said to them. NIV 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. WBT 24 And when they heard that, they lifted up their voice to God with one accord, and said, Lord, thou [art] God, who hast made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all that is in them; NIV 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. WBT 25 Who, by the mouth of thy servant David hast said, Why did the heathen rage, and the people imagine vain things? NIV 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? WBT 26 The kings of the earth stood up, and the rulers were assembled against the Lord, and against his Christ. NIV 26 The kings of the earth take their stand and the rulers gather together against the Lord and against his Anointed One. ' WBT 27 For in truth against thy holy child Jesus, whom thou hast anointed, both Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles, and the people of Israel, were assembled, NIV 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. WBT 28 To do whatever thy hand and thy counsel determined before to be done. NIV 28 They did what your power and will had decided beforehand should happen. WBT 29 And now, Lord, behold their threatenings: and grant to thy servants, that with all boldness they may speak thy word, NIV 29 Now, Lord, consider their threats and enable your servants to speak your word with great boldness. WBT 30 By stretching forth thy hand to heal; and that signs and wonders may be done by the name of thy holy child Jesus. NIV 30 Stretch out your hand to heal and perform miraculous signs and wonders through the name of your holy servant Jesus." WBT 31 And when they had prayed, the place was shaken where they were assembled; and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and they spoke the word of God with boldness. NIV 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. WBT 32 And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart, and of one soul: neither said any [of them] that aught of the things which he possessed was his own; but they had all things common. NIV 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. WBT 33 And with great power the apostles gave testimony of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus: and great grace was upon them all. NIV 33 With great power the apostles continued to testify to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and much grace was upon them all. WBT 34 Neither was there any among them that was in want: for as many as were possessors of lands or houses sold them, and brought the prices of the things that were sold, NIV 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 WBT 35 And laid [them] down at the apostles' feet: and distribution was made to every man according as he had need. NIV 35 and put it at the apostles' feet, and it was distributed to anyone as he had need. WBT 36 And Joses, who by the apostles was surnamed Barnabas, (which is, being interpreted, The son of consolation,) a Levite, [and] of the country of Cyprus, NIV 36 Joseph, a Levite from Cyprus, whom the apostles called Barnabas (which means Son of Encouragement), WBT 37 Having land, sold [it], and brought the money, and laid [it] at the apostles' feet. NIV 37 sold a field he owned and brought the money and put it at the apostles' feet.