Acts 4:23

The Believers Pray

23 On their release, Peter and John went back to their own people and reported all that the chief priests and the elders had said to them.

Acts 4:23 in Other Translations

KJV
23 And being let go, they went to their own company, and reported all that the chief priests and elders had said unto them.
ESV
23 When they were released, they went to their friends and reported what the chief priests and the elders had said to them.
NLT
23 As soon as they were freed, Peter and John returned to the other believers and told them what the leading priests and elders had said.
MSG
23 As soon as Peter and John were let go, they went to their friends and told them what the high priests and religious leaders had said.
CSB
23 After they were released, they went to their own fellowship and reported all that the chief priests and the elders had said to them.

Acts 4:23 Meaning and Commentary

Acts 4:23

And being let go
Or dismissed from custody, by the order of the sanhedrim: they went to their own company;
or "to their own men", as the Ethiopic version reads; or "to their own brethren", as the Syriac; either to the other ten apostles; or to the hundred and twenty, who first met together; or the whole multitude of them that believed, ( Acts 4:32 ) the eight thousand that had been added to them, the whole church. Saints love to be together, and delight in the company of each other; and especially when they have anything to communicate, that may be for their mutual good, or for the honour of God: and reported all that the chief priests and elders had said unto
them;
what commands and injunctions they had lain upon them, and what threatenings they had given them, and, no doubt likewise, what answers they had returned to them.

Acts 4:23 In-Context

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.
22 For the man who was miraculously healed was over forty years old.
23 On their release, Peter and John went back to their own people and reported all that the chief priests and the elders had said to them.
24 When they heard this, they raised their voices together in prayer to God. “Sovereign Lord,” they said, “you made the heavens and the earth and the sea, and everything in them.
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?