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 Acts 5:17 - 42
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   Book of Acts
   Chapter 5  - Click for Chapter Audio
5:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But the high priest rose up, along with all his associates (that is the R244 sect of the R245 Sadducees), and they were filled with jealousy.
 
5:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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They laid hands on the apostles and put R246 them in a public jail.
 
5:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But during the night an R247 angel of the Lord opened the gates of the prison, and taking them out he said,
 
5:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"Go, stand and speak F119 to the people in the temple the R248 F120 whole message of this Life."
 
5:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Upon hearing this, they entered into the temple about R249 daybreak and began to teach. Now when the R250 high priest and his associates came, they called the R251 Council F121 together, even all the Senate of the sons of Israel, and sent orders to the prison house for them to be brought.
 
5:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But the R252 officers who came did not find them in the prison; and they returned and reported back,
 
5:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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saying, "We found the prison house locked quite securely and the guards standing at the doors; but when we had opened up, we found no one inside."
 
5:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Now when the R253 captain of the temple guard and the chief priests heard these words, they were greatly perplexed about them as to what would F122 come of this.
 
5:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But someone came and reported to them, "The men whom you put in prison are standing in the temple and teaching the people!"
 
5:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Then the R254 captain went along with the R255 officers and proceeded to bring them back without violence (for they R256 were afraid of the people, that they might be stoned).
 
5:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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When they had brought them, they stood them before F123 the R257 Council. The high priest questioned them,
 
5:28 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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saying, "We gave you strict R258 orders not to continue teaching in this name, and yet, F124 you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching and intend R259 to bring this man's blood upon us."
 
5:29 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But Peter and the apostles answered, "We R260 must obey God rather than men.
 
5:30 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"The R261 God of our fathers raised R262 up Jesus, whom F125 you had put R263 to death by hanging Him on a cross. F126
 
5:31 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"He R264 is the one whom God exalted to F127 His right hand as a Prince R265 F128 and a Savior, R266 to grant repentance R267 to Israel, and forgiveness of sins.
 
5:32 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"And we are witnesses R268 of F129 these things; and so R269 is the Holy Spirit, whom God has given to those who obey Him."
 
5:33 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But when they heard this, they were cut R270 to F130 the quick and intended to kill them.
 
5:34 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But a Pharisee named Gamaliel, R271 a teacher R272 of the Law, respected by all the people, stood up in the R273 Council and gave orders to put the men outside for a short time.
 
5:35 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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And he said to them, "Men of Israel, take care what you propose to do with these men.
 
5:36 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"For some time ago Theudas rose up, claiming R274 to be somebody, and a group of about four hundred men joined up with him. But F131 he was killed, and all who followed F132 him were dispersed and came to nothing.
 
5:37 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"After this man, Judas of Galilee rose up in the days of the R275 census and drew away some people after him; he too perished, and all those who followed F133 him were scattered.
 
5:38 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"So in the present case, I say to you, stay away from these men and let them alone, for if this plan or action F134 is R276 of men, it will be overthrown;
 
5:39 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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but if it is of God, you will not be able to overthrow them; or else you may even be found fighting R277 against God."
 
5:40 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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They took F135 his advice; and after calling the apostles in, they flogged R278 them and ordered them not to speak F136 in the name of Jesus, and then released them.
 
5:41 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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So they went on their way from the presence of the Council, R279 F137 rejoicing R280 that they had been considered worthy to suffer shame for R281 His name.
 
5:42 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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And R282 every day, in the temple and from F138 house to house, they kept F139 right on teaching and preaching R283 F140 Jesus as the Christ. F141
 

FOOTNOTES:
F119 Or continue to speak
F120 Lit all the words
F121 Or Sanhedrin
F122 Lit this would become
F123 Lit in
F124 Lit behold
F125 Or on whom you had laid violent hands
F126 Lit wood
F127 Or by
F128 Or Leader
F129 One early ms adds in Him
F130 Or in their hearts
F131 Lit Who was killed
F132 Lit were obeying
F133 Lit were obeying
F134 Or work
F135 Lit were persuaded by him
F136 Lit be speaking
F137 Or Sanhedrin
F138 Or in the various private homes
F139 Lit were not ceasing to
F140 Lit telling the good news of
F141 I.e. Messiah

 

CROSS REFERENCES:
R244 Acts 15:5
R245 Matthew 3:7; Acts 4:1
R246 Acts 4:3
R247 Matthew 1:20,24; 2:13,19; 28:2; Luke 1:11; 2:9; Acts 8:26; 10:3; 12:7,23; 27:23
R248 John 6:63,68
R249 John 8:2
R250 Acts 4:6
R251 Matthew 5:22; Acts 5:27,34,41
R252 Matthew 26:58; Acts 5:26
R253 Acts 4:1; 5:26
R254 Acts 5:24
R255 Acts 5:22
R256 Acts 4:21; 5:13
R257 Matthew 5:22; Acts 5:21,34,41
R258 Acts 4:18
R259 Matthew 23:35; 27:25; Acts 2:23,36; 3:14f; 7:52
R260 Acts 4:19
R261 Acts 3:13
R262 Acts 2:24
R263 Acts 10:39; 13:29; Galatians 3:13; 1 Peter 2:24
R264 Acts 2:33
R265 Acts 3:15
R266 Luke 2:11
R267 Luke 24:47; Acts 2:38
R268 Luke 24:48
R269 John 15:26; Acts 15:28; Romans 8:16; Hebrews 2:4
R270 Acts 2:37; 7:54
R271 Acts 22:3
R272 Luke 2:46;
R273 Acts 5:21
R274 Acts 8:9; Galatians 2:6; 6:3
R275 Luke 2:2
R276 Mark 11:30
R277 Proverbs 21:30; Acts 11:17
R278 Matthew 10:17
R279 Acts 5:21
R280 1 Peter 4:14,16
R281 John 15:21
R282 Acts 2:46
R283 Acts 8:35; 11:20; 17:18; Galatians 1:16

 
 

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