Acts 5:17–29

17 Then xthe high priest rose up, and all they that were with him, (which is the sect of the ySadducees,) and were filled with ||indignation, 18 And zlaid their hands on the apostles, and put them in the common aprison. 19 But bthe angel of the Lord by night copened the prison doors, and brought them forth, and said, 20 Go, stand and speak din the temple to the people all ethe words of this life. 21 And when they heard that, they entered fginto the temple gearly in the morning, and taught. hBut the high priest came, and they that were with him, and called ithe council together, and all kthe senate of the children of Israel, and sent to the prison to have them brought. 22 But when the lofficers came, and found them not in the prison, they returned, and told, 23 Saying, The prison truly found we shut with all safety, and the keepers standing without before the doors: but when we had opened, we found no man within. 24 Now when the llhigh priest and the mcaptain of the temple and the chief priests heard these things, they ndoubted of them whereunto this would grow. 25 Then came one and told them, saying, Behold, the men whom ye put in prison are standing fin the temple, and teaching the people. 26 Then went the mcaptain with the lofficers, and brought them without violence: ofor they feared the people, lest they should have been stoned. 27 And when they had brought them, they set them before ithe council: and the high priest asked them, 28 Saying, pDid not we qstraitly command you that ye should not teach in this name? and, behold, ye have filled Jerusalem with your doctrine, and rintend to bring this man’s sblood upon us. 29 Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, tWe ought to obey God rather than men.

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