While they were saying this to the people, the Priests, the Commander of the Temple Guard, and the Sadducees came upon them,
highly incensed at their teaching the people and proclaiming in the case of Jesus the Resurrection from among the dead.
They arrested the two Apostles and lodged them in custody till the next day; for it was already evening.
But many of those who had listened to their preaching believed; and the number of the adult men had now grown to be about 5,000.
The next day a meeting was held in Jerusalem of their Rulers, Elders, and Scribes,
with Annas the High Priest, Caiaphas, John, Alexander, and the other members of the high-priestly family.