23 When they had been released, they went to their own companions and reported all that the chief priests and the elders had said to them. 24 And when they heard this, they lifted their voices to God with one accord and said, “O [a]Lord, it is You who (A)made the heaven and the earth and the sea, and all that is in them, 25 who (B)by the Holy Spirit, through the mouth of our father David Your servant, said,

(C)Why did the [b]Gentiles rage,
And the peoples devise futile things?
26 (D)The kings of the earth [c]took their stand,
And the rulers were gathered together
Against the Lord and against His [d](E)Christ.’

27 For truly in this city there were gathered together against Your holy [e](F)servant Jesus, whom You anointed, both (G)Herod and (H)Pontius Pilate, along with (I)the [f]Gentiles and the peoples of Israel, 28 to do whatever Your hand and (J)Your purpose predestined to occur. 29 And [g]now, Lord, take note of their threats, and grant that Your bond-servants may (K)speak Your word with all (L)confidence, 30 while You extend Your hand to heal, and [h](M)signs and wonders take place through the name of Your holy [i](N)servant Jesus.”

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  1. Acts 4:24 Or Master
  2. Acts 4:25 Or nations
  3. Acts 4:26 Or approached
  4. Acts 4:26 Or Anointed One; i.e. Messiah
  5. Acts 4:27 Or Son
  6. Acts 4:27 Or nations
  7. Acts 4:29 Or as for the present situation
  8. Acts 4:30 Or attesting miracles
  9. Acts 4:30 Or Son