“But a certaine man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, solde a possession,”
1611 King James Version (KJV)
5:1 But a certain man named Ananias - It is certain, not a believer, for all that believed were of one heart and of one soul: probably not baptized; but intending now to offer himself for baptism.
Ac 5:1 The Sin and Punishment of Ananias and Sapphira SUMMARY OF ACTS 5: The Deceit and Death of Ananias. Of Sapphira. The Increase of the Church. The Signs and Wonders. The Rage of the High Priest and the Sadducees. The Imprisonment of the Apostles. The Prison Doors Opened. Teaching in the Temple. Again Arrested and Threatened. Their Bold Answer. The Resolve of the Sanhedrin to Slay Them. The Wise Counsel of Gamaliel. The Apostles Beaten and Let Go. But. Amid the peace, grace and abounding liberality of the church there was one dark spot. The sin and fate of Ananias and his wife must be recorded.