Acts: Chapter 05

The Acts of the Apostles. The 5th Chapter
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Wycliffe (1382/95)
Tyndale (1526)
Geneva (1560)
King James (1611)
5:1 Forsooth some man, Ananias by name, with Sapphira, his wife, sold a field, A Certain man named Ananias with Saphira his wife sold a possession, But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession, But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,
5:2 and defrauded of the price of the field; and his wife was witting. And he brought some part, and laid it before the feet of the apostles. and kept away part of the price (his wife also being of counsel) and brought a certain part and laid it down at the apostles’ feet. And kept away part of the price, his wife also being of counsel, & brought a certain part, and laid it down at the Apostles’ feet. And kept back part of the price, his wife also being privy to it, and brought a certain part, and laid it at the Apostles’ feet.
5:3 Forsooth Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan tempted thine heart, thee to lie to the Holy Ghost, and to defraud of the price of the field? Then said Peter: Ananias how is it that satan hath filled thine heart, that thou shouldest lie unto the holy ghost, and keep away part of the price of the livelihood: Then said Peter, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart, that thou shouldest lie unto the holy Ghost, and keep away part of the price of the possession? But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the holy Ghost, and to keep back part of the price of the land?
5:4 Whether it unsold was not thine; and when it was sold, it was in thy power? Why hast thou put this thing in thine heart? Thou hast not lied to men, but to God. Pertained it not unto thee only? And after it was sold, was not the price in thine own power? How is it that thou hast conceived this thing in thine heart? Thou hast not lied unto men, but unto God. Whiles it remained, appertained it not unto thee? and after it was sold, was it not in thine own power? how is it that thou hast conceived this thing in thine heart? thou hast not lied unto men, but unto God. Whiles it remained, was it not thine own? and after it was sold, was it not in thine own power? why hast thou conceived this thing in thine heart? thou hast not lied unto men, but unto God.
5:5 Forsooth Ananias hearing these words, felled down and died. And great dread was made on all that heard. When Ananias heard these words, he fell down and gave up the ghost. And great fear came on all them that these things heard. Now when Ananias heard these words, he fell down, and gave up the ghost. Then great fear came on all them that heard these things. And Ananias hearing these words, fell down, and gave up the ghost: and great fear came on all them that heard these things.
5:6 And young men rised, and moved him away, and bare him out, and buried. And the young men rose up and put him apart, and carried him out, and buried him. And the young men rose up, and took him up, and carried him out, and buried him. And the young men arose, wound him up, and carried him out, and buried him.
5:7 Forsooth there was made as the space of three hours, and the wife of him not knowing that thing that was done, entered in. It fortuned as it were about the space of three hours after, that his wife came in ignorant of that which was done. And it came to pass about the space of three hours after, that his wife came in, ignorant of that which was done. And it was about the space of three hours after, when his wife, not knowing what was done, came in.
5:8 And Peter answered to her, Woman, say to me, whether ye sold the field for so much? And she said, Yea, for so much. Peter said unto her: Tell me, sold ye the land for so much? And she said: yea for so much. And Peter said unto her, Tell me, sold ye the land for so much? And she said, Yea, for so much. And Peter answered unto her, Tell me whether ye sold the land for so much. And she said, Yea, for so much.
5:9 And Peter said to her, What soothly came together to you, to tempt the Spirit of the Lord? Lo! the feet of them that have buried thine husband be at the door, and they shall bear thee out. Peter said unto her: why have ye agreed together, to tempt the spirit of the lord? Lo, the feet of them which have buried thy husband are at the door, and shall carry thee out, Then Peter said unto her, Why have ye agreed together, to tempt the Spirit of the Lord? behold, the feet of them which have buried thine husband, are at the door, and shall carry thee out. Then Peter said unto her, How is it that ye have agreed together, to tempt the Spirit of the Lord? behold, the feet of them which have buried thy husband, are at the door, and shall carry thee out.
5:10 Anon she felled down at his feet, and died. And the young men entered, and found her dead, and they bare her out, and buried her to her husband. then she fell down straightway at his feet and yielded up the ghost. The young men came in and found her dead, and carried her out and buried her by her husband. Then she fell down straightway at his feet, and yielded up the ghost: and the young men came in, and found her dead, and carried her out, and buried her by her husband. Then fell she down straightway at his feet, and yielded up the ghost: And the young men came in, and found her dead, and carrying her forth, buried her by her husband.
5:11 And great dread was made in all the church, and into all that heard these things. And great fear came on all the congregation. And on as many as heard it. And great fear came on all the Church, and on as many as heard these things. And great fear came upon all the Church, and upon as many as heard these things.
5:12 And by the hands of the apostles signs and many wonders were made in the people. And all were of one accord in the porch of Solomon. By the hands of the Apostles were many signs and wonders shewed among the people. And they were altogether with one accord in Solomon’s hall. Thus by the hands of the Apostles were many signs and wonders shewed among the people (and they were all with one accord in Solomon’s porch. And by the hands of the Apostles, were many signs and wonders wrought among the people. (And they were all with one accord in Solomon’s porch.
5:13 But no man of others durst join himself with them, but the people magnified them. And of other durst no man join himself to them: but the people magnified them. And of the other durst no man join himself to them: nevertheless the people magnified them, And of the rest durst no man join himself to them: But the people magnified them.
5:14 And the multitude of men and of women believing in the Lord was more increased, The number of them that believed in the lord both of men and women grew more and more Also the number of them that believed in the Lord, both of men & women, grew more and more) And believers were the more added to the Lord, multitudes both of men and women.)
5:15 so that they brought out sick men into streets, and laid in little beds and couches, that Peter coming, namely the shadow of him should shadow each of them, and they were delivered from all sicknesses. insomuch that they brought their sick into the streets, and laid them on beds and pallets, that at the leastway the shadow of Peter when he came by, might shadow some of them. Insomuch that they brought the sick into the streets, and laid them on beds and couches, that at the leastway the shadow of Peter, when he came by, might shadow some of them. Insomuch that they brought forth the sick into the streets, and laid them on beds and couches, that at the least the shadow of Peter passing by, might overshadow some of them.
5:16 And the multitude of cities nigh to Jerusalem ran, bringing sick men, and that were travailed of unclean spirits, which all were healed. There came also a multitude out of the cities round about unto Jerusalem, bringing with them their sick and them which were vexed with unclean spirits. And they were healed every one. There came also a multitude out of the cities round about unto Jerusalem, bringing sick folks, & them which were vexed with unclean spirits, who were all healed. There came also a multitude out of the cities round about unto Hierusalem, bringing sick folks, and them which were vexed with unclean spirits: and they were healed every one.
5:17 But the prince of priests rose up, and all that were with him, that is the heresy of Sadducees, and were filled with envy; The chief priest arose up and they that were with him (which is the sect of the Saduces) and were full of indignation, Then the chief Priest rose up, & all they that were with him (which was the sect of the Sadduces) and were full of indignation, Then the high Priest rose up, and all they that were with him, (which is the sect of the Sadduces) and were filled with indignation,
5:18 and they laid hands on the apostles, and put them in common keeping. and laid hands on the apostles, and put them in the common prison: And laid hands on the Apostles, and put them in the common prison. And laid their hands on the Apostles, & put them in the common prison.
5:19 Forsooth the angel of the Lord by night opened the gates of the prison, and led them out, and said, but the angel of the lord by night opened the prison door, and brought them forth, and said: But the Angel of the Lord, by night opened the prison doors, & brought them forth, and said, But the Angel of the Lord by night opened the prison doors, and brought them forth, and said,
5:20 Go ye, and stand ye, and speak in the temple to the people all the words of this life. go step forth, and speak in the temple to the people all the words of this life. Go your way, and stand in the Temple, & speak to the people all the words of this life. Go, stand and speak in the Temple to the people all the words of this life.
5:21 Whom when they had heard, they entered early into the temple, and taught. And the prince of priests came, and they that were with him, and called together the council, and all the elder men of the children of Israel; and sent to the prison, that they should be brought forth. When they heard that, they entered into the temple early in the morning and taught. The chief priest came and they that were with him and called a council together, and all the seniours of the children of israhel, and sent to the prison to fetch them. So when they heard it, they entered into the Temple early in the morning & taught. And the chief Priest came, and they that were with him, and called the Council together, and all the Elders of the children of Israel, and sent to the prison, to cause them to be brought. And when they heard that, they entered into the Temple early in the morning, & taught: but the high Priest came, and they that were with him, and called the Council together, and all the Senate of the children of Israel, and sent to the prison to have them brought.
5:22 Soothly when the ministers came, and, the prison opened, found them not, they turned again, and told, When the ministers came and found them not in the prison, they came again and told But when the officers came, and found them not in the prison, they returned and told it, But when the officers came, and found them not in the prison, they returned, and told,
5:23 saying, Forsooth We found the prison shut with all diligence, and the keepers standing at the gates; but we opened, and found no man therein. saying: The prison found we shut with all diligence, and the keepers standing without before the doors: but when we had opened we found no man within. Saying, Certainly we found the prison shut as sure as was possible, & the keepers standing without, before the doors: but when we had opened, we found no man within. 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.
5:24 And as the magistrates of the temple, and the princes of priests heard these words, they doubted of them, what should be done. When the chief priest of all and the ruler of the temple, and the high priests heard these things, they doubted of them, whereunto this would grow. Then when the chief Priest, and the captain of the Temple, and the high Priests heard these things, they doubted of them, whereunto this would grow. Now when the high Priest, and the captain of the Temple, and the chief Priests heard these things, they doubted of them whereunto this would grow.
5:25 But a man came, and told to them, For lo! the men whom ye have put in prison, be in the temple, standing, and teaching the people. Then came one and shewed them: Lo the men that ye put in prison stand in the temple, and preach to the people. Then came one and shewed them, saying, Behold, the men that ye put in prison, are standing in the Temple, and teach the people. Then came one, and told them, saying, Behold, the men whom ye put in prison, are standing in the Temple, and teaching the people.
5:26 Then the magistrate went with the ministers, and brought them without violence; for they dreaded the people, lest they should be stoned. Then went the ruler of the temple with ministers, and brought them without violence. For they feared the people lest they should have been stoned. Then went the captain with the officers, and brought them without violence (for they feared the people, lest they should have been stoned) Then went the captain with the officers, and brought them without violence: (For they feared the people, lest they should have been stoned.)
5:27 And when they had brought them, they set them in the council; and the prince of priests asked them, And when they had brought them, they set them before the council. And the chief priest asked them And when they had brought them, they set them before the Council, and the chief Priest asked them, And when they had brought them, they set them before the Council, and the high Priest asked them,
5:28 saying, In commanding we commanded you, that ye should not teach in this name, and lo! ye have filled Jerusalem with your teaching, and ye will bring on us the blood of this man. saying: Did not we straitly command you that ye should not teach in this name? and behold ye have filled Jerusalem with your doctrine, and ye intend to bring this man’s blood upon us. Saying, Did not we straitly command you, that ye should not teach in this Name? and behold, ye have filled Jerusalem with your doctrine, & ye would bring this man’s blood upon us. Saying, Did not we straitly command you, that you should not teach in this Name? And behold, ye have filled Hierusalem with your doctrine, and intend to bring this man’s blood upon us.
5:29 And Peter answered, and the apostles, and said, It behooveth to obey to God, more than to men. Peter and the other apostles answered, and said: We ought more to obey God than men. Then Peter and the Apostles answered, and said, We ought rather to obey God than men. Then Peter, and the other Apostles answered, and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.
5:30 The God of our fathers raised Jesus, whom ye slew, hanging in a tree. The God of our fathers raised up Jesus, whom ye slew and hanged on tree. The God of our fathers hath raised up Jesus, whom ye slew, & hanged on a tree. The God of our fathers raised up Jesus, whom ye slew and hanged on a tree.
5:31 God enhanced with his right hand this prince and Saviour, for to give penance to Israel, and remission of sins. Him being a ruler and a saviour hath god exalted with his right hand, for to give repentance to Israhel and forgiveness of sins. Him hath God lift up with his right hand, to be a Prince and a Saviour, to give repentance to Israel, and forgiveness of sins. Him hath God exalted with his right hand to be a Prince and a Saviour, for to give repentance to Israel, and forgiveness of sins.
5:32 And we be witnesses of these words, and the Holy Ghost, whom God gave to all obeying to him. And we are his records as concerning these things: and also the holy ghost, whom God hath given to them that obey him. And we are his witnesses concerning these things which we say: yea, and the holy Ghost, whom God hath given to them that obey him. And we are his witnesses of these things, and so is also the holy Ghost, whom God hath given to them that obey him.
5:33 When they heard these things, they were tormented, and thought to slay them. When they heard that they clave asunder, and sought means to slay them. Now when they heard it, they brast for anger, and consulted to slay them. When they heard that, they were cut to the heart, and took counsel to slay them.
5:34 But a man rose in the council, a Pharisee, Gamaliel by name, a doctor of the law, a worshipful man to all the people, and commanded the men to be put withoutforth to a short time. Then stood there up one in the council, a pharisee named Gamaliel, a doctor of law, had in authority among the people and commanded to put the apostles aside a little space, Then stood there up in the Council a certain Pharise named Gamaliel, a doctor of the Law, honored of all the people, and commanded to put the Apostles forth a little space, Then stood there up one in the Council, a Pharisee, named Gamaliel, a doctor of Law, had in reputation among all the people, and commanded to put the Apostles forth a little space,
5:35 And he said to them, Ye men of Israel, take attention to yourselves on these men, what ye shall do. And said unto them: Men of Israhel take heed to yourselves what ye intend to do as touching these men. And said unto them, Men of Israel, take heed to yourselves, what ye intend to do touching these men. And said unto them, Ye men of Israel, take heed to yourselves, what ye intend to do as touching these men.
5:36 For before these days Theudas was, saying himself to be some man, to whom a number of men consented, about four hundred; which was slain, and all whoever believed to him, were scattered, and brought to nought. Before these days rose up one Theudas boasting himself, to whom resorted a number of men, about a four hundred, which was slain, and they all which believed him were scattered abroad, and brought to nought. For before these times, rose up Theudas boasting himself, to whom resorted a number of men, about a four hundred, who was slain: and they all which obeyed him, were scattered, & brought to nought. For before these days rose up Theudas, boasting himself to be somebody, to whom a number of men, about four hundred, joined themselves: who was slain, and all, as many as obeyed him, were scattered, & brought to nought.
5:37 After this, Judas of Galilee was in the days of profession, and turned away the people after him; and all how many ever consented to him, were scattered, and he perished. After this man arose there up one Judas of Galile, in the time when tribute began, and drew away much people after him. He also perished: and all even as many as hearkened to him are scattered abroad. After this man, arose up Judas of Galile, in the days of the tribute, and drew away much people after him: he also perished, and all that obeyed him, were scattered abroad. After this man rose up Judas of Galilee, in the days of the taxing, and drew away much people after him: he also perished, and all, even as many as obeyed him, were dispersed.
5:38 And now therefore I say to you, depart ye from these men, and suffer ye them; for if this counsel or work is of men, it shall be undone; And now I say unto you: refrain yourselves from these men, and let them alone: For if this counsel or work be of men, it will come to nought: And now I say unto you, refrain yourselves from these men, and let them alone: for if this counsel, or this work be of men, it will come to nought: And now I say unto you, refrain from these men, and let them alone: for if this counsel or this work be of men, it will come to nought.
5:39 forsooth if it is of God, ye be not able to undo them, lest peradventure and ye be found for to repugn God. but and if it be of God, ye cannot destroy it, lest haply ye be found to strive against god But if it be of God, ye cannot destroy it, lest ye be found even fighters against God. But if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it, lest haply ye be found even to fight against God.
5:40 And they consented to him; and they called together the apostles, and announced to them, that were beaten, that they should no more speak in the name of Jesus, and they left them. And to him they agreed, and called the apostles, and beat them, and commanded that they should not speak in the name of Jesus, and let them go. And to him they agreed, and called the Apostles: and when they had beaten them, they commanded that they should not speak in the Name of Jesus, & let them go. And to him they agreed: and when they had called the Apostles, and beaten them, they commanded that they should not speak in the Name of Jesus, and let them go.
5:41 And they went joying from the sight of the council, that they were had worthy to suffer despising for the name of Jesus. And they departed from the council rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer rebuke for his name. So they departed from the Council, rejoicing, that they were counted worthy to suffer rebuke for his Name. And they departed from the presence of the Council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his Name.
5:42 But each day they ceased not in the temple, and about houses, to teach and preach Jesus Christ. And daily in the temple, and in every house they ceased not, teaching and preaching Jesus Christ. And daily in the Temple, & from house to house they ceased not to teach, and preach Jesus Christ. And daily in the Temple, and in every house, they ceased not to teach and preach Jesus Christ.
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