New American Standard Bible
And seizing him by the right hand, he raised him up; and immediately his feet and his ankles were strengthened.
King James Bible
And he took him by the right hand, and lifted him up: and immediately his feet and ancle bones received strength.
Darby Bible Translation
And having taken hold of him by the right hand he raised him up, and immediately his feet and ankle bones were made strong.
World English Bible
He took him by the right hand, and raised him up. Immediately his feet and his ankle bones received strength.
Young's Literal Translation
And having seized him by the right hand, he raised him up, and presently his feet and ankles were strengthened,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And he took him - He took hold of his hand. To take hold of the hand in such a ease was an offer of aid, an indication that Peter was sincere, and was an inducement to him to make an effort. This may be employed as a beautiful illustration of the manner of God when he commands people to repent and believe. He does not leave them alone; he extends help, and aids their efforts. If they tremble, and feel that they are weak, and needy, and helpless, his hand is stretched out and his power exerted to impart strength and grace.
His feet and ankle-bones - The fact that strength was immediately imparted; that the feet, long lame, were now made strong, was a full and clear proof of miraculous power.
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
But Peter said, "I do not possess silver and gold, but what I do have I give to you: In the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene-- walk!"
With a leap he stood upright and began to walk; and he entered the temple with them, walking and leaping and praising God.
if we are on trial today for a benefit done to a sick man, as to how this man has been made well,
saying, "What shall we do with these men? For the fact that a noteworthy miracle has taken place through them is apparent to all who live in Jerusalem, and we cannot deny it.
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