Peter Heals a Lame Beggar

One day Peter and John(A) were going up to the temple(B) at the time of prayer—at three in the afternoon.(C) Now a man who was lame from birth(D) was being carried to the temple gate(E) called Beautiful, where he was put every day to beg(F) from those going into the temple courts. When he saw Peter and John about to enter, he asked them for money. Peter looked straight at him, as did John. Then Peter said, “Look at us!” So the man gave them his attention, expecting to get something from them.

Then Peter said, “Silver or gold I do not have, but what I do have I give you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth,(G) walk.” Taking him by the right hand, he helped him up, and instantly the man’s feet and ankles became strong. He jumped to his feet and began to walk. Then he went with them into the temple courts, walking and jumping,(H) and praising God. When all the people(I) saw him walking and praising God, 10 they recognized him as the same man who used to sit begging at the temple gate called Beautiful,(J) and they were filled with wonder and amazement at what had happened to him.

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申初祷告的时候,彼得约翰上圣殿去。 有一个人,生来是瘸腿的,天天被人抬来,放在殿的一个门口——那门名叫美门——要求进殿的人周济。 他看见彼得约翰将要进殿,就求他们周济。 彼得约翰定睛看他,彼得说:“你看我们!” 那人就留意看他们,指望得着什么。 彼得说:“金银我都没有,只把我所有的给你:我奉拿撒勒人耶稣基督的名,叫你起来行走!” 于是拉着他的右手,扶他起来。他的脚和踝子骨立刻健壮了, 就跳起来站着,又行走,同他们进了殿,走着跳着,赞美神。 百姓都看见他行走、赞美神, 10 认得他是那素常坐在殿的美门口求周济的,就因他所遇着的事满心稀奇、惊讶。

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