New Living Translation
But to keep them from spreading their propaganda any further, we must warn them not to speak to anyone in Jesus' name again."
King James Bible
But that it spread no further among the people, let us straitly threaten them, that they speak henceforth to no man in this name.
Darby Bible Translation
But that it be not further spread among the people, let us threaten them severely no longer to speak to any man in this name.
World English Bible
But so that this spreads no further among the people, let's threaten them, that from now on they don't speak to anyone in this name."
Young's Literal Translation
but that it may spread no further toward the people, let us strictly threaten them no more to speak in this name to any man.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:17 Yet that it spread no farther - For they look upon it as a mere gangrene. So do all the world upon genuine Christianity. Let us severely threaten them - Great men, ye do nothing. They have a greater than you to flee to.
'But Peter and John answered and said unto them, Whether it be right in the sight of God to hearken unto you more than unto God, judge ye. 20. For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard. 21. 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. 22. For the man was above forty years old, on whom this miracle of healing was shewed. 23. And being let go they …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
The Servant and the Slaves
Christ's People --Imitators of Him
Then their eyes were opened, and they could see! Jesus sternly warned them, "Don't tell anyone about this."
They will do all this to you because of me, for they have rejected the one who sent me.
Masters, treat your slaves in the same way. Don't threaten them; remember, you both have the same Master in heaven, and he has no favorites.
1 Peter 2:23
He did not retaliate when he was insulted, nor threaten revenge when he suffered. He left his case in the hands of God, who always judges fairly.
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