New Living Translation
But Peter and the apostles replied, "We must obey God rather than any human authority.
King James Bible
Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.
Darby Bible Translation
But Peter answering, and the apostles, said, God must be obeyed rather than men.
World English Bible
But Peter and the apostles answered, "We must obey God rather than men.
Young's Literal Translation
And Peter and the apostles answering, said, 'To obey God it behoveth, rather than men;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:29 Then Peter - In the name of all the apostles, said - He does not now give them the titles of honour, which he did before, Ac 4:8; but enters directly upon the subject, and justifies what he had done. This is, as it were, a continuation of that discourse, but with an increase of severity.
LibraryThe First Sermon in the Tabernacle
This afternoon I will try to describe the subject, Christ Jesus; then, secondly, to speak for a little while upon its comprehensiveness; then to enlarge upon sundry of its excellencies; and conclude by testing its power. I. First, then, the SUBJECT. They continued both to teach and preach Jesus Christ. To preach Jesus Christ aright we must preach him in his infinite and indisputable Godhead. We may be attacked by philosophers, who will either make him no God at all, or one constituted temporarily …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 7: 1861
Of the Recollection of God's Manifold Benefits
The Reader Reminded How Much He Needs the Assistance of the Spirit of God to Form Him to the Temper Described Above, and what Encouragement He
May one Lose the Blessing?
But because the midwives feared God, they refused to obey the king's orders. They allowed the boys to live, too.
Then Jeremiah spoke to the officials and the people in his own defense. "The LORD sent me to prophesy against this Temple and this city," he said. "The LORD gave me every word that I have spoken.
Then they told the king, "That man Daniel, one of the captives from Judah, is ignoring you and your law. He still prays to his God three times a day."
But Peter and John replied, "Do you think God wants us to obey you rather than him?
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