Acts 4:7

“And when they had set them in the midst, they asked, By what power, or by what name, have ye done this?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Acts 4:7

And when they had set them in the middest, they asked, By what power, or by what name haue ye done this?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When they had placed them in the center, they {began to} inquire, "By what power, or in what name, have you done this?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when they had set them in the midst, they inquired, By what power, or in what name, have ye done this?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then sending for Peter and John, they said, By what power and in whose name have you done this?
- Basic English Bible

and having placed them in the midst they inquired, In what power or in what name have *ye* done this?
- Darby Bible

And when they had set them in the midst, they asked, By what power, or by what name have ye done this?
- Webster's Bible

So they made the Apostles stand in the centre, and demanded of them, "By what power or in what name have you done this?"
- Weymouth Bible

When they had stood them in the middle of them, they inquired, "By what power, or in what name, have you done this?"
- World English Bible

And thei settiden hem in the myddil, and axiden, In what vertue, ether in what name, han ye don this thing?
- Wycliffe Bible

and having set them in the midst, they were inquiring, `In what power, or in what name did ye do this?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Acts 4:7

Wesley's Notes for Acts 4:7


4:7 By what name - By what authority, have ye done this? - They seem to speak ambiguously on purpose.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 4:7


Ac 4:7 Set them in the midst. The high priest acted as president, and the members were arranged in a semi-circle around him, with the prisoners in front. By what power, or by what name? They could not deny the miracle, but they thought that it had been done by some incantation. They ask an explanation.

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