Acts 4:17

“But that it spread no further among the people, let us straitly threaten them, that they speak henceforth to no man in this name.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But that it spread no farther among the people, let vs straitly threaten them, that they speake henceforth to no man in this Name.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But so that it will not spread any further among the people, let us warn them to speak no longer to any man in this name."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But that it spread no further among the people, let us threaten them, that they speak henceforth to no man in this name.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But so that it may not go farther among the people, let us put them in fear of punishment if they say anything in future in this name.
- Basic English Bible

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.
- Darby Bible

But that it may spread no further among the people, let us strictly threaten them, that they speak henceforth to no man in this name.
- Webster's Bible

But to prevent the matter spreading any further among the people, let us stop them by threats from speaking in the future in this name to any one whatever."
- Weymouth 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."
- World English Bible

But that it be no more pupplischid in to the puple, manasse we to hem, that thei speke no more in this name to ony men.
- Wycliffe Bible

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.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 4:17


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.


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