Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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 went the captain with the officers, and brought them without violence: for they feared the people, lest they should have been stoned.
But when they sought to lay hands on him, they feared the multitude, because they took him for a prophet.
But they said, Not on the feast day, lest there be an uproar among the people.
And he taught daily in the temple. But the chief priests and the scribes and the chief men of the people sought to destroy him,
But if we say, Of men; all the people will stone us: for they are persuaded that John was a prophet.
And the chief priests and scribes sought how they might kill him; for they feared the people.
Then Peter said, Silver and gold have I none; but such as I have I give you: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk.
And when the demon was cast out, the dumb man spoke: and the multitudes marveled, saying, It was never so seen in Israel.
So that the multitude wondered, when they saw the dumb to speak, the maimed to be whole, the lame to walk, and the blind to see: and they glorified the God of Israel.
And they were all amazed, and they glorified God, and were filled with fear, saying, We have seen strange things today.
And when he had said these things, all his adversaries were ashamed: and all the people rejoiced for all the glorious things that were done by him.
For this cause the people also met him, for they heard that he had done this miracle.
And when it was day, the magistrates sent the officers, saying, Let those men go.