New American Standard Bible
But Peter, along with John, fixed his gaze on him and said, "Look at us!"
King James Bible
And Peter, fastening his eyes upon him with John, said, Look on us.
Darby Bible Translation
And Peter, looking stedfastly upon him with John, said, Look on us.
World English Bible
Peter, fastening his eyes on him, with John, said, "Look at us."
Young's Literal Translation
And Peter, having looked stedfastly toward him with John, said, 'Look toward us;'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Fastening his eyes - The word used here denotes "to look intently, or with fixed attention." It is one of the special words which Luke uses (Luke 4:20; Luke 22:56; Acts 1:10; Acts 3:12; Acts 6:15; Acts 7:55; Acts 10:4; etc.) 12 times in all. It is used by no other writer in the New Testament, except twice by Paul, 2 Corinthians 3:7, 2 Corinthians 3:13.
Look on us - All this Was done to fix the attention. He wished to call the attention of the man distinctly to himself, and to what he was about to do. It was also done that the man might be fully apprised that his restoration to health came from him.
LibraryThe Servant of the Lord
'Unto you first God, having raised up His Son Jesus, sent Him to bless you, In turning away every one of you from his iniquities.' --ACTS iii. 26. So ended Peter's bold address to the wondering crowd gathered in the Temple courts around him, with his companion John and the lame man whom they had healed. A glance at his words will show how extraordinarily outspoken and courageous they are. He charges home on his hearers the guilt of Christ's death, unfalteringly proclaims His Messiahship, bears witness …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
Watching the Horizon
Christ Rightly and Properly Said to have Merited Grace and Salvation for Us.
An Ox in the Congregation
Now Peter and John were going up to the temple at the ninth hour, the hour of prayer.
When he saw Peter and John about to go into the temple, he began asking to receive alms.
And he began to give them his attention, expecting to receive something from them.
While he was clinging to Peter and John, all the people ran together to them at the so-called portico of Solomon, full of amazement.
And fixing his gaze on him and being much alarmed, he said, "What is it, Lord?" And he said to him, "Your prayers and alms have ascended as a memorial before God.
This man was listening to Paul as he spoke, who, when he had fixed his gaze on him and had seen that he had faith to be made well,
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