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4:1 As they spoke to the people, the priests and the captain of the temple and the Sadducees came to them,
4:2 being upset because they taught the people and proclaimed in Jesus the resurrection from the dead.
4:5 It happened in the morning, that their rulers, elders, and scribes were gathered together in Jerusalem.
4:7 When they had stood them in the midst, they inquired, "By what power, or in what name, have you done this?"
4:8 Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them, "You rulers of the people, and elders of Israel,
4:10 be it known to you all, and to all the people of Israel, that in the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom you crucified, whom God raised from the dead, in him does this man stand here before you whole.
4:12 There is salvation in none other, for neither is there any other name under heaven, that is given among men, in which we must be saved!"
4:13 Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and had perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men, they marveled. They recognized that they had been with Jesus.
4:15 But when they had commanded them to go aside out of the council, they conferred among themselves,
4:16 saying, "What will we do to these men? Because indeed a notable miracle has been done through them, as can be plainly seen by all who dwell in Jerusalem, and we can`t deny it.
4:17 But so that this spreads no further among the people, let`s threaten them, that from now on they don`t speak to anyone in this name."
4:18 They called them, and charged them not to speak at all nor teach in the name of Jesus.
4:20 for we can`t help telling the things which we saw and heard."
4:21 They, when they had further threatened them, let them go, finding no way to punish them, because of the people; for everyone glorified God for that which was done.
4:22 For the man was more than forty years old, on whom this miracle of healing was performed.
4:23 Being let go, they came to their own company, and reported all that the chief priests and the elders had said to them.
4:25 who by the mouth of your servant, David, said, `Why do the nations rage, And the peoples plot a vain thing?
4:26 The kings of the earth take a stand, And the rulers take council together, Against the Lord, and against his Christ.`
4:27 For truly, in this city against your holy servant, Jesus, whom you anointed, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles and the people of Israel, were gathered together
4:29 Now, Lord, look at their threats, and grant to your servants to speak your word with all boldness,
4:32 The multitude of those who believed were of one heart and soul. Not one of them claimed that anything of the things which he possessed was his own, but they had all things common.
4:34 For neither was there among them any who lacked, for as many as were owners of lands or houses sold them, and brought the prices of the things that were sold,