Parallel Bible results for Acts 5:28-38

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Acts 5:28-38

NLT 28 “We gave you strict orders never again to teach in this man’s name!” he said. “Instead, you have filled all Jerusalem with your teaching about him, and you want to make us responsible for his death!” NIV 28 “We gave you strict orders not to teach in this name,” he said. “Yet you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching and are determined to make us guilty of this man’s blood.” NLT 29 But Peter and the apostles replied, “We must obey God rather than any human authority. NIV 29 Peter and the other apostles replied: “We must obey God rather than human beings! NLT 30 The God of our ancestors raised Jesus from the dead after you killed him by hanging him on a cross. NIV 30 The God of our ancestors raised Jesus from the dead—whom you killed by hanging him on a cross. NLT 31 Then God put him in the place of honor at his right hand as Prince and Savior. He did this so the people of Israel would repent of their sins and be forgiven. NIV 31 God exalted him to his own right hand as Prince and Savior that he might bring Israel to repentance and forgive their sins. NLT 32 We are witnesses of these things and so is the Holy Spirit, who is given by God to those who obey him.” NIV 32 We are witnesses of these things, and so is the Holy Spirit, whom God has given to those who obey him.” NLT 33 When they heard this, the high council was furious and decided to kill them. NIV 33 When they heard this, they were furious and wanted to put them to death. NLT 34 But one member, a Pharisee named Gamaliel, who was an expert in religious law and respected by all the people, stood up and ordered that the men be sent outside the council chamber for a while. NIV 34 But a Pharisee named Gamaliel, a teacher of the law, who was honored by all the people, stood up in the Sanhedrin and ordered that the men be put outside for a little while. NLT 35 Then he said to his colleagues, “Men of Israel, take care what you are planning to do to these men! NIV 35 Then he addressed the Sanhedrin: “Men of Israel, consider carefully what you intend to do to these men. NLT 36 Some time ago there was that fellow Theudas, who pretended to be someone great. About 400 others joined him, but he was killed, and all his followers went their various ways. The whole movement came to nothing. NIV 36 Some time ago Theudas appeared, claiming to be somebody, and about four hundred men rallied to him. He was killed, all his followers were dispersed, and it all came to nothing. NLT 37 After him, at the time of the census, there was Judas of Galilee. He got people to follow him, but he was killed, too, and all his followers were scattered. NIV 37 After him, Judas the Galilean appeared in the days of the census and led a band of people in revolt. He too was killed, and all his followers were scattered. NLT 38 “So my advice is, leave these men alone. Let them go. If they are planning and doing these things merely on their own, it will soon be overthrown. NIV 38 Therefore, in the present case I advise you: Leave these men alone! Let them go! For if their purpose or activity is of human origin, it will fail.

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