17 nThen the high priest rose up, and all those who were with him (which is the sect of the Sadducees), and they were filled with 1indignation, 18 oand laid their hands on the apostles and put them in the common prison. 19 But at night pan angel of the Lord opened the prison doors and brought them out, and said, 20 “Go, stand in the temple and speak to the people qall the words of this life.”
21 And when they heard that, they entered the temple early in the morning and taught. rBut the high priest and those with him came and called the 2council together, with all the 3elders of the children of Israel, and sent to the prison to have them brought.
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