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 Acts 4
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   Book of Acts
   Chapter 4
4:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
As they were speaking to the people, the priests and the captain of the temple guard and the Sadducees came up to them,
 
4:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
being greatly disturbed because they were teaching the people and proclaiming in Jesus the resurrection from the dead.
 
4:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And they laid hands on them and put them in jail until the next day, for it was already evening.
 
4:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
But many of those who had heard the message believed; and the number of the men came to be about five thousand.
 
4:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
On the next day, their rulers and elders and scribes were gathered together in Jerusalem;
 
4:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
and Annas the high priest was there, and Caiaphas and John and Alexander, and all who were of high-priestly descent.
 
4:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
When they had placed them in the center, they began to inquire, "By what power, or in what name, have you done this?"
 
4:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them, "Rulers and elders of the people,
 
4:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
if we are on trial today for a benefit done to a sick man, as to how this man has been made well,
 
4:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
let it be known to all of you and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene, whom you crucified, whom God raised from the dead --by this name this man stands here before you in good health.
 
4:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"He is the STONE WHICH WAS REJECTED by you, THE BUILDERS , but WHICH BECAME THE CHIEF CORNER stone.
 
4:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"And there is salvation in no * one else; for there is no other name under heaven that has been given among men by which we must be saved."
 
4:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now as they observed the confidence of Peter and John and understood that they were uneducated and untrained men, they were amazed, and began to recognize them as having been with Jesus.
 
4:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And seeing the man who had been healed standing with them, they had nothing to say in reply.
 
4:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
But when they had ordered them to leave the Council, they began to confer with one another,
 
4:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
saying, "What shall we do with these men? For the fact that a noteworthy miracle has taken place through them is apparent to all who live in Jerusalem, and we cannot * deny it.
 
4:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"But so that it will not spread any further * among the people, let us warn them to speak no longer to any man in this name."
 
4:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And when they had summoned them, they commanded them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus.
 
4:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
But Peter and John answered and said to them, "Whether it is right in the sight of God to give heed to you rather than to God, you be the judge;
 
4:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
for we cannot * stop speaking about what we have seen and heard."
 
4:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
When they had threatened them further, they let them go (finding no basis on which to punish them) on account of the people, because they were all glorifying God for what had happened;
 
4:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
for the man was more than forty years old on whom this miracle of healing had been performed.
 
4:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
When they had been released, they went to their own companions and reported all that the chief priests and the elders had said to them.
 
4:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And when they heard this, they lifted their voices to God with one accord and said, "O Lord, it is You who MADE THE HEAVEN AND THE EARTH AND THE SEA, AND ALL
 
4:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
who by the Holy Spirit, through the mouth of our father David Your servant, said, 'WHY * DID THE GENTILES RAGE, AND THE PEOPLES DEVISE FUTILE THINGS?
 
4:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
'THE KINGS OF THE EARTH TOOK THEIR STAND, AND THE RULERS WERE GATHERED TOGETHER * * AGAINST THE LORD AND AGAINST HIS CHRIST.'
 
4:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"For truly * in this city there were gathered together against Your holy servant Jesus, whom You anointed, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, along with the Gentiles and the peoples of Israel,
 
4:28 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
to do whatever Your hand and Your purpose predestined to occur.
 
4:29 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"And now, Lord, take note of their threats, and grant that Your bond-servants may speak Your word with all confidence,
 
4:30 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
while You extend Your hand to heal, and signs and wonders take place through the name of Your holy servant Jesus."
 
4:31 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And when they had prayed, the place where * they had gathered together was shaken, and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak the word of God with boldness.
 
4:32 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And the congregation of those who believed were of one heart and soul; and not one of them claimed that anything belonging to him was his own, but all things were common property to them.
 
4:33 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And with great power the apostles were giving testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and abundant grace was upon them all.
 
4:34 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
For there was not a needy person among them, for all who were owners of land or houses would sell them and bring the proceeds of the sales
 
4:35 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
and lay them at the apostles' feet, and they would be distributed to each as any had need.
 
4:36 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now Joseph, a Levite of Cyprian birth, who was also called Barnabas by the apostles (which translated means Son of Encouragement ),
 
4:37 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
and who owned a tract of land, sold it and brought the money and laid it at the apostles' feet.
 
 

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