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--Acts of the Apostles--

And as they spake unto the people, the priests, and the captain of the temple, and the Sadducees, came upon them, (4:1)

Being grieved that they taught the people, and preached through Jesus the resurrection from the dead. (4:2)

And they laid hands on them, and put [them] in hold unto the next day: for it was now eventide. (4:3)

Howbeit many of them which heard the word believed; and the number of the men was about five thousand. (4:4)

And it came to pass on the morrow, that their rulers, and elders, and scribes, (4:5)

And Annas the high priest, and Caiaphas, and John, and Alexander, and as many as were of the kindred of the high priest, were gathered together at Jerusalem. (4:6)

And when they had set them in the midst, they asked, By what power, or by what name, have ye done this? (4:7)

Then Peter, filled with the Holy Ghost, said unto them, Ye rulers of the people, and elders of Israel, (4:8)

If we this day be examined of the good deed done to the impotent man, by what means he is made whole; (4:9)

Be it known unto you all, and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom ye crucified, whom God raised from the dead, [even] by him doth this man stand here before you whole. (4:10)

This is the stone which was set at nought of you builders, which is become the head of the corner. (4:11)

Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved. (4:12)

Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men, they marvelled; and they took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus. (4:13)

And beholding the man which was healed standing with them, they could say nothing against it. (4:14)

But when they had commanded them to go aside out of the council, they conferred among themselves, (4:15)

Saying, What shall we do to these men? for that indeed a notable miracle hath been done by them [is] manifest to all them that dwell in Jerusalem; and we cannot deny [it]. (4:16)

But that it spread no further among the people, let us straitly threaten them, that they speak henceforth to no man in this name. (4:17)

And they called them, and commanded them not to speak at all nor teach in the name of Jesus. (4:18)

But Peter and John answered and said unto them, Whether it be right in the sight of God to hearken unto you more than unto God, judge ye. (4:19)

For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard. (4:20)

So when they had further threatened them, they let them go, finding nothing how they might punish them, because of the people: for all [men] glorified God for that which was done. (4:21)

For the man was above forty years old, on whom this miracle of healing was showed. (4:22)

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