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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.
Then the commander having gone with attendants, brought them, not with force: for they feared the people, lest they might be stoned.
And seeking to lay hold on him, they feared the crowd, since they held him as a prophet.
And they said, Not in the festival, lest there should be an uproar among the people.
And he was teaching in the day in the temple. And the chief priests and scribes and the first of the people sought to destroy him,
And if we say, Of men; all the people will stone us: for they are persuaded John to be a prophet.
And the chief priests and scribes sought how they might kill him; for they feared the people.
And Peter said, Silver and gold are not to me; but what I have, this I give thee: In the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarite, arise and walk.
And the demon being cast out, the dumb, spake, and the crowd admired, saying, It was never so brought to light in Israel.
So that the crowds wondered, seeing the dumb speaking, the maimed sound, the lame walking, and the blind seeing: and they praised the God of Israel.
And amazement took them all, and they honoured God, and were filled with fear, saying, That we have seen wonderful things to day.
And he saying these things, all opposed to him were ashamed: and the crowd rejoiced for all the glorious things done by him.
And for this the crowd met him, for they heard he had done this sign.
And it being day, the generals sent the bearers of the rod, saying, Loose these men.