New American Bible (Revised Edition)
8 Then Peter, filled with the holy Spirit, answered them, “Leaders of the people and elders:(A) 9 If we are being examined today about a good deed done to a cripple, namely, by what means he was saved, 10 then all of you and all the people of Israel should know that it was in the name of Jesus Christ the Nazorean whom you crucified, whom God raised from the dead; in his name this man stands before you healed. 11 (B)He is ‘the stone rejected by you,[a] the builders, which has become the cornerstone.’ 12 [b](C)There is no salvation through anyone else, nor is there any other name under heaven given to the human race by which we are to be saved.”Read full chapter
- 4:11 Early Christianity applied this citation from Ps 118:22 to Jesus; cf. Mk 12:10; 1 Pt 2:7.
- 4:12 In the Roman world of Luke’s day, salvation was often attributed to the emperor who was hailed as “savior” and “god.” Luke, in the words of Peter, denies that deliverance comes through anyone other than Jesus.