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12 When Peter saw it, he addressed the people, “Fellow Israelites,[a] why do you wonder at this, or why do you stare at us, as though by our own power or piety we had made him walk? 13 The God of Abraham and Isaac and Jacob,[b] the God of our ancestors, has glorified his servant[c] Jesus, whom you handed over and rejected in the presence of Pilate, though he had decided to release him.(A) 14 But you rejected the holy and righteous[d] one and asked to have a murderer given to you,(B) 15 and you killed the author of life, whom God raised from the dead. To this we are witnesses.(C) 16 And by faith in his name, his name itself has made this man strong, whom you see and know, and the faith that is through Jesus[e] has given him this perfect health in the presence of all of you.

17 “And now, brothers and sisters, I know that you acted in ignorance, as did also your rulers.(D) 18 In this way God fulfilled what he had foretold through all the prophets, that his Messiah[f] would suffer.(E) 19 Repent, therefore, and turn to God so that your sins may be wiped out,

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  1. 3.12 Gk Men, Israelites
  2. 3.13 Other ancient authorities read and the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob
  3. 3.13 Or child
  4. 3.14 Or innocent
  5. 3.16 Gk him
  6. 3.18 Or his Christ