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Acts 4

WYC 1 And while they spake to the people, the priests and the magistrates 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. WYC 2 and sorrowed [sorrowing], that they taught the people, and told in Jesus the again-rising from death [from dead]. NIV 2 They were greatly disturbed because the apostles were teaching the people and proclaiming in Jesus the resurrection of the dead. WYC 3 And they laid hands on them, and putted them into ward into the morrow; for it was then eventide. [+And they laid hands on them, and put them into keeping till into the morrow; soothly it was now even.] NIV 3 They seized Peter and John, and because it was evening, they put them in jail until the next day. WYC 4 But many of them that had heard the word, believed; and the number of men was made five thousands [five thousand]. NIV 4 But many who heard the message believed, and the number of men grew to about five thousand. WYC 5 And amorrow it was done [Forsooth in the morrow it was done], that the princes of them, and elder men and scribes were gathered in Jerusalem; NIV 5 The next day the rulers, elders and teachers of the law met in Jerusalem. WYC 6 and Annas, prince of priests, and Caiaphas, and John, and Alexander, and how many ever were of the kind of priests [and how many ever were of the kindred of priests]. NIV 6 Annas the high priest was there, and so were Caiaphas, John, Alexander and the other men of the high priest's family. WYC 7 And they set them in the middle, and asked, In what virtue, either in what name [or in what name], have ye done this thing? 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?" WYC 8 Then Peter filled with the Holy Ghost, said to them, Ye princes of the people, and ye elder men, hear ye [Ye princes of the people, and elder men, hear]. NIV 8 Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them: "Rulers and elders of the people! WYC 9 If we to day be deemed in the good deed of a sick man, in whom this man is made safe [in which this man is made safe], 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, WYC 10 be it known to you all, and to all the people of Israel, that in the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom ye crucified, whom God raised from death, in this this man standeth whole before you [whom God raised from dead men, in him this man standeth whole before you]. 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. WYC 11 This is the stone, which was reproved of you building, which is made into the head of the corner; NIV 11 He is " 'the stone you builders rejected, which has become the capstone. ' WYC 12 and health is not in any other. For neither other name under heaven is given to men, in which it behooveth us to be made safe. 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." WYC 13 And they saw the steadfastness of Peter and of John, and when it was found that they were men unlettered, and lay men [that there were men without letters, and idiots], they wondered, and they knew them that they were 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. WYC 14 And they saw the man that was healed, standing with them, and they might nothing gainsay. [And seeing the man standing with them, that was healed, they might nothing against-say.] NIV 14 But since they could see the man who had been healed standing there with them, there was nothing they could say. WYC 15 But they commanded them to go forth without the council. And they spake together, NIV 15 So they ordered them to withdraw from the Sanhedrin and then conferred together. WYC 16 and said [saying], What shall we do to these men? for [soothly] the sign is made known by them to all men, that dwell at Jerusalem; it is open, and we be not able to deny [and we may not deny]. 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. WYC 17 But that it be no more published into the people, menace we to them, that they speak no more in this name to any man. 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." WYC 18 And they called them, and commanded to them [And they calling them announced to them], that on no manner they should speak, neither teach [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. WYC 19 But Peter and John answered, and said to them, If it be rightful in the sight of God to hear you rather than God, deem 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. WYC 20 For we must needs speak those things, that we have seen and heard. [Forsooth we may not not speak the things that we have seen and heard.] NIV 20 For we cannot help speaking about what we have seen and heard." WYC 21 And they menaced them, and let them go, and found not how they should punish them, for the people; for all men clarified that thing that was done in that that was befallen. [+And they menacing left them, not finding how they should punish them, for the people; for all men clarified that thing that was done in that that befell.] 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. WYC 22 For the man was more than forty years old, in whom this sign of healing was made [in whom this sign of health was made]. NIV 22 For the man who was miraculously healed was over forty years old. WYC 23 And when they were delivered, they came to their fellows, and told to them, how great things the princes of priests and the elder men had said to them. [+Forsooth they were let go, and came to theirs, and told to them, how many things the princes and elder men 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. WYC 24 And when they heard, with one heart they raised voice to the Lord, and said, Lord, thou that madest heaven and earth, sea, and all things that be 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. WYC 25 which saidest by the Holy Ghost, by the mouth of our father David, thy child, Why heathen men gnashed with teeth together, and the peoples thought vain things? [which by the Holy Ghost, by the mouth of our father David, thy child, saidest, Why heathen men wrathed, or beat with teeth together, and peoples thought 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? WYC 26 Kings of the earth stood nigh, and princes came together into one, 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. ' WYC 27 For verily Herod and Pontius Pilate, with heathen men, and peoples of Israel, came together in this city against thine holy child Jesus, whom thou anointedest, [For they came together verily in this city against thy holy child Jesus, whom thou anointedest, Herod and Pontius Pilate, with heathen men, and peoples of Israel,] 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. WYC 28 to do the things, that thine hand and thy counsel deemed to be done. NIV 28 They did what your power and will had decided beforehand should happen. WYC 29 And now, Lord, behold into the threatenings of them, and grant to thy servants to speak thy word with all trust [and give to thy servants with all trust to speak thy word], NIV 29 Now, Lord, consider their threats and enable your servants to speak your word with great boldness. WYC 30 in that thing that thou hold forth thine hand, that healings and signs and wonders be made by the name of thine holy Son Jesus. [in that thing that thou hold forth thine hand, healths and signs and wonders to be made by the name of thine holy Son Jesus.] NIV 30 Stretch out your hand to heal and perform miraculous signs and wonders through the name of your holy servant Jesus." WYC 31 And when they had prayed, the place was moved, in which they were gathered; and all were filled with the Holy Ghost, and spake the word of God with trust. 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. WYC 32 And of the multitude of men believing was one heart and one will [one heart and one soul, or will]; neither any man said any thing of those things that he wielded to be his own, but all things were common to them. 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. WYC 33 And with great virtue the apostles yielded witnessing of the again-rising of Jesus Christ our Lord, and great grace was in all them [and great grace was in 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. WYC 34 For neither any needy man was among them, for how many ever were possessors of fields, either of houses [for how many ever were possessors of fields, or houses], they sold, and brought the prices of those things that they 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 WYC 35 and laid before the feet of the apostles. And it was parted to each, as it was need to each. NIV 35 and put it at the apostles' feet, and it was distributed to anyone as he had need. WYC 36 Forsooth Joseph, that was named Barnabas of [the] apostles, that is to say, the son of comfort, of the lineage of Levi, a man of Cyprus, [+Forsooth Joseph, that was named Barnabas of the apostles, that is interpreted, the son of comfort, a Levite by kin, either of the lineage of Levi, a man of Cyprus,] NIV 36 Joseph, a Levite from Cyprus, whom the apostles called Barnabas (which means Son of Encouragement), WYC 37 when he had a field, sold it, and brought the price, and laid it before the feet of the apostles. NIV 37 sold a field he owned and brought the money and put it at the apostles' feet.