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Chapter 5


Update:  2024.05.09


Acts 5:1 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) [a] certain (tis) male (anēr), Ananias (Ananias) by name (onomati), together with (sun) Sapphira (Sappheirē) the (tē) female (gunaiki) of him (autou), sold (epōlēsen) [an] acquisition (ktēma).


Acts 5:2 (LIT/UBS4) And (kai) he caused himself to misappropriate (enosphisato) from (apo) the (tēs) value (timēs), the (tēs) female (gunaikos) also (kai) having known [it, AE] together with (suneiduiēs) [him, AE].


And (kai) he having brought (enegkas) some (ti) part (meros), he laid (ethēken) [it, AE] alongside (para) the (tous) feet (podas) of the (tōn) apostles (apostolōn).


Acts 5:3 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) the (ho) Peter (Petros) enunciated (eipen), “Ananias (Ananias), the (ho) Satan (Satanas) filled (eplērōsen) the (tēn) heart (kardian) of you (sou) through (dia) [the sake, AE] of what (ti), to falsify (pseusasthaise) to the (to) Spirit (pneuma), the (to) holy one (hagion), and (kai) to cause yourself to misappropriate (nosphisasthai) from (apo) the (tēs) value (timēs) of the (tou) parcel (chōriou)!?


(For the devil, the *god of this cosmos, coming to steal, kill, and destroy the assembly (ekklēsia), the one body of Christ, and all mortalkind, to cause them to wander away from the one true God and his Word, see Mat. 6:13, 13:19; Mark 1:13a, 4:15, 13:5-6; Luke 13:16, 21:8, 22:3, 31; John 8:44, 10:10a, 13:27; Acts 5:3; 1 Cor. 7:5, 31b; 2 Cor. 2:11, *4:4, 11:13-15; Gal. 1:4; Eph. 4:11-14, 6:11-16; 1 Thes. 2:17-18; 2 Thes. 2:7-12; 1 Tim. 4:1-2, 5:13-15; 2 Tim. 3:13; 1 John 3:11-13, 4:1-6, 5:19; 2 John 1:7; Rev. 2:9, 12-15, 20, 12:7-17; 13:14, 18:21-23, 19:20, 20:3-10)


Acts 5:4 (LIT/UBS4) [While, AE] remaining (menon), was [the parcel, v3, RE] absolutely not remaining (emenen) to you (soi)?


And (kai) [the parcel, v3, RE] having been sold (prathen), was [the parcel, v3, RE] being under control (hupērchen) in (en) the (tē) authority (exousia) to you (sē)


Because (hoti) what (ti) did you put (ethou) in (en) to the (tē) heart (kardia) of you (sou), the (to) practical issue (pragma) of this (touto)


You absolutely did not cause yourself to be false (ouk epseusō) to mortals (anthrōpois), BUT (alla) to the (tō) God (theō)!”


Acts 5:5 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) the (ho) Ananias (Ananias) hearing (akouōn) the (tous) words (logous) of these (toutous), he having fallen (pesōn), he was blown out cold1634 (exepsuxen)


And (kai) great (megas) fear (phobos) caused itself to become (egeneto) over (epi) all (pantas) of the ones (tous) hearing (akountas).


Acts 5:6 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) having stood up (anastantes), the (hoi) younger ones (neōteroi) made arrangements together (sunesteilan) for him (auton).


And (kai) they having brought [him, RE] out (exenenkantes), they buried (ethapsan) [him, RE].


Acts 5:7 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) [a] separation (diastēma) as (hōs) of three (triōn) hours (hōrōn) caused itself to come to pass (egeneto), and (kai) the (hē) female (gunē) of him (autou), she not having seen (mē eiduia) the thing (to) having come to pass (gegonos), entered in (eisēlthen).


Acts 5:8 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) Peter (Petros) was caused to make [a] decision (apekrithē) to (pros) her (autēn), “Enunciate (eipe) to me (moi) if (ei) for this much (tosoutou) you gave away (apedosthe) the (to) parcel (chōrion)?”


But (de) she enunciated (eipen), “Yes (nai), for this much (tosoutou).”


Acts 5:9 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) the (ho) Peter (Petros) [enunciated, v3, RE] to (pros) her (autēn), “He has symphonized together with (sunephōnēthē) you (humin) to test (peirasai) the (to) Spirit (pneuma) of [the] Lord (kuriou) because (hoti) of what (ti)!? 


Behold (idou), the (hoi) feet (podes) of the ones (tōn) having buried (thapsantōn) the (ton) male (andra) of you (sou) [are] upon (epi) the (tē) door (thura), and (kai) they shall bring you out (exoisousin se)!”


Acts 5:10 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) particularly (parachrēma) she fell4098 (epesen) toward (pros) the (tous) feet (podas) of him (autou), and (kai) she was blown out cold1634 (exepsuxen).


But (de) the (hoi) young ones (neaniskoi) having entered in (eiselthontes), they found (heuron) her (autēn) dead (nekran).


And (kai) they having carried [her, AE] out (exenenkantes) they buried (ethapsan) [her, AE] toward (pros) the (ton) male (andra) of her (autēs).


5Acts :11 (LIT/UBS4) And (kai) there caused itself to become (egeneto) great (megas) fear (phobos) over (eph') [the] whole (holēn) of the (tēn) assembly (ekklēsian), and (kai) over (epi) all (pantas) of the ones (tous) hearing (akountas) these things (touta).


Acts 5:12 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) through (dia) the (tōn) hands (cheirōn) of the (tōn) apostles (apostolōn) many (polla) signs (sēmeia) and (kai) wonders (terata) were being caused to come to pass (egineto) among (en) the (tō) people (laō).


And (kai) absolutely all (hapantes) were being (ēsan) like-passioned (homothumadon) in (en) the (tē) porch (stoa) of Solomon (Solomōntos)!


(For where the lord was adding more to the ones being made whole, see Acts 2:46-47, in the sacred place and upon the same place, and Acts 5:12, in the porch of Solomon)


Acts 5:13 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) of the (tōn) remaining ones (loipōn), absolutely not one (oudeis) was being audacious enough (etolma) to be glued2853 (kollasthai) to them (autois)!


But (all’), the (ho) people (laos) were making them great (emegalunen autous)!


Acts 5:14 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) more (mallon) were being added to (prosetithento) ones believing (pisteuontes) the (tō) lord (kuriō), [a] plethora (plēthē) of both (tē) males (andrōn) and (kai) females (gunaikōn);


(For the birth and growth of the assembly, of the one body of Christ, of the ones being added who believe upon the name of Jesus, see Acts 2:41, 47, 5:14)


Acts 5:15 (LIT/UBS4) [ones believing, v14, RE] so as (hōste) to bring out (ekpherein) the (tous) disabled ones (astheneis) into (eis) the (tas) wide places (plateias) also (kai), and (kai) to place (tithenai) [them, AE] upon (epi) recliners (klinariōn) and (kai) mattresses (krabattōn) in order that (hina), of Peter (Petrou) causing himself to come (erchomenou), if perhaps (kan) the (hē) shadow (skia) [of him, AE] may overshadow (episkiasē) any (tini) of them (autōn)!


Acts 5:16 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) the (to) plethora (plēthos) also (kai) of the (tōn) cities (poleōn) around (perix) Jerusalem (Hierousalēm) was causing itself to come together (sunērcheto), bringing (pherontes) disabled ones (astheneis), and (kai) ones being crowded (ochloumenous) under (hupo) [authority, AE] of unclean (akathartōn) spirits (pneumatōn), ones who (hoitines) absolutely all (hapantes) were being given therapy (etherapeuonto)!


Acts 5:17 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) the (ho) chief sacrificial priest (archiereus) having stood up (anastas), and (kai) all (pantes) the ones (hoi) together with (sun) him (autō), (the (hē) heretical ones (hairesis) being ones (ousa) of the (tōn) Sadducees (Saddoukaiōn)), they were full (eplēsthēsan) of jealousy (zēlou),


Acts 5:18 (LIT/UBS4) and (kai) they threw (epebalon) the (tas) hands (cheiras) [of them, AE] upon (epi) the (tous) apostles (apostolous), and (kai) caused themselves to put (ethento) them (autous) in (en) [a] public (dēmosia) watch-keeping place (tērēsei).


Acts 5:19 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) [a] messenger (angelos) of [the] Lord (kuriou), through (dia) night (nuktos), it having opened up (anoixas) the (tas) doors (thuras) of the (tēs) guardroom (phulakēs) and (te) having led them out (exagagōn autous), it enunciated (eipen),


Acts 5:20 (LIT/UBS4) “Cause yourselves to go (poreuesthe).


And (kai) having been stood (stathentes), speak (laleite) in (en) the (tō) sacred place (hierō) to the (tō) people (laō), of all (panta) of the (ta) statements (rhēmata) of the (tēs) life (zōēs) of this (tautēs).”


Acts 5:21 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) having heard (akousantes), they entered in (eisēlthon) under (hupo) the (ton) sunrise (orthon), into (eis) the (to) sacred place (heiron), and (kai) they were teaching (edidaskon)!


But (de) the (ho) chief sacrificial priest (archiereus) having caused himself to become alongside (paragenomenos), and (kai) the ones (hoi) together with (sun) him (autō), they called together (sunekalesan) the (to) Sanhedrin (sunedrion), and (kai) all (pasan) of the (tēn) body of elders (gerousian) of the (tōn) sons (huiōn) of Israel (Israēl).


And (kai) they sent (apesteilan) them (autous) to be led (achthēnai) into (eis) the (to) place of bondage (desmōtērion).


Acts 5:22 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) the (hoi) under-oarsmen5257 (hupēretai) having caused themselves to become alongside (paragenomenoi), they absolutely did not find (ouch heuron) them (autous) in (en) the (tē) guardroom (phulakē)


But (de) having turned up390 (anastrepsantes) they reported (apēngeilan) [this, AE],


Acts 5:23 (LIT/UBS4) saying (legontes) that (hoti), “We found (heuromen) the (to) place of bondage (desmōtērion) having been keyed-closed (kekleismenon) in (en) all (pasē) security (asphaleia), and (kai) the (tous) guards (phulakas) having stood (hestōtas) over (epi) the (tōn) doors (thurōn)!


But (de) having opened up (anoixantes) [the doors, RE], we found (heuromen) absolutely not one (oudena) inside (esō)!


Acts 5:24 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) as (hōs) they heard (ēkousan) the (tous) words (logous) of these (toutous), both (te) the (ho) lead soldier (stratēgos) of the (tou) sacred place (heirou) and (kai) the (hoi) chief sacrificial priests (archiereis) were being thoroughly perplexed (diēporoun) about (peri) them (autōn), [about, RE] what (ti) perhaps (an) may cause itself to come to pass (genoito) for this (touto)!


Acts 5:25 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) someone (tis) having caused himself to become alongside (paragenomenos), he reported (apēngeilen) to them (autois) that (hoti), “Behold (idou), the (hoi) males (andres) whom (hous) you caused yourselves to place (ethesthe) in (en) the (tē) guardroom (phulakē) are (eisin) in (en) the (tō) sacred place (hierō), and (kai) teaching (didaskontes) the (ton) people (laon)!”


Acts 5:26 (LIT/UBS4) Then (tote) the (ho) lead soldier (stratēgos) having gone away (apelthōn), together with (sun) the (tois) under-oarsmen5257 (hupēretais), he was leading (ēgen) them (autous) [to [a/the] Sanhedrin, RE], absolutely not (ou) together with (meta) force (bias)!


Because (gar) they were being made fearful (ephobounto) of the (ton) people (laon), [that, AE] they might not be stoned (mē lithasthōsin)!


Acts 5:27 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) they having led (agagontes) them (autous), they stood (estēsan) [them, RE] in (en) the (tō) Sanhedrin (sunedriō).


And (kai) the (ho) chief sacrificial priest (archiereus) inquired (epērōtēsen) of them (autous),


Acts 5:28 (LIT/UBS4) saying (legōn), “[With, AE] [an] instruction (parangelia) did we absolutely not give instruction (ou parēngeilamen) to you (humin) not (mē) to teach (didaskein) over (epi) the (tō) name (onomati) [given, AE] to this one (toutō)!?


And (kai) behold (idou), you have filled (peplērōkate) the (tēn) Jerusalem (Hierousalēm) of the (tēs) orthodoxy (didachēs) of you (humōn)!


And (kai) do you wish for yourselves (boulesthe) to lead over (epagagein) upon (eph’) us (hēmas) the (to) blood (haima) of the (tou) mortal (anthrōpou), of this one (toutou)!?”


Acts 5:29 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) having been caused to make [a] decision (apokritheis), the (ho) Peter (Petros) and (kai) the (hoi) apostles (apostoloi) enunciated (eipon), “Is it required (dei) to be ruled by persuasion (peitharchein) more (mallon) to God (theō) or (ē) [more, RE] to mortals (anthrōpois)?


Acts 5:30 (LIT/UBS4) The (ho) God (theos) of the (tōn) fathers (paterōn) of us (hēmōn) awoke (ēgeiren) Jesus (Iēsoun), of whom (hon) you (humeis) caused yourselves to thoroughly handle (diecheirisasthe), you having hung (kremasantes) [him, AE] upon (epi) [a] tree (xulou)!


Acts 5:31 (LIT/UBS4) This (touton) [Jesus, v30, RE] the (ho) God (theos) set above5312 (hupsōsen) to the (tē) right (dexia) of him (autou), [a] beginning one (archēgon), and (kai) [a] savior4990 (sōtēra), to give (dounai) repentance (metanoian) to the (tō) Israel (israēl), and (kai) [a] letting go (aphesin) of sins (hamartiōn).


(Both the God and his son Christ Jesus are referred to as saviors by the apostles. The clear distinction the holy scriptures make between the roles of the two is that the God prepared the plan and the schematic for our salvation (Heb. 3:1-4; Rom. 3:23-25; Eph. 1:7-9; Luke 1:47; 1 Tim. 1:1, 2:3, 4:10; 2 Tim. 1:9; Tit. 1:2-3, 2:10, 3:4; Jude 1:25, Rev. 7:10), while Christ Jesus, who caused himself to follow God’s plan and schematic, caused himself to become God’s enabling one, or instrument of our salvation (Heb. 5:9; Luke 2:11; John 4:42; Acts 5:31, 13:23; Eph. 5:23; Phil. 3:20; 2 Tim. 1:10; Tit. 1:2-4, 2:13, 3:6; 2 Pet. 1:1, 1:11, 2:20, 3:2, 18; 1 John 4:14).


Acts 5:32 (LIT/UBS4) And (kai) we (hēmeis) are (esmen) witnesses (martures) of the (tōn) statements (rhēmatōn) of these (toutōn), and (kai) of the (to) Spirit (pneuma), the (to) holy one (hagion), which (ho) the (ho) God (theos) gave (edoken) to the ones (tois) being ruled by persuasion (peitharchousin) to him (autō)!”


Acts 5:33 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) the ones (hoi) having heard (akousantes), they were being sawed through1282 (dieprionto).


And (kai) they were wishing to themselves (eboulonto) to annihilate (anelein) them (autous).


Acts 5:34 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) [a] certain one (tis) in (en) the (tō) Sanhedrin (sunedriō) having stood up (anastas), [a] Pharisee (Pharisaios), Gamaliel (Gamaliel) by name (onomati), [a] teacher of law (nomodidaskalos), one highly esteemed (timios) by all (panti) the (tō) people (laō), he ordered (ekeleusen) the (tous) mortals (anthrōpous) to make (poiēsai) [a] little bit (brachu) [of space, AE],


Acts 5:35 (LIT/UBS4) and (kai) he enunciated (eipen) to them (autous), “Males (andres), Israelites (Israēlitai), pay attention (prosechete) to yourselves (heautois), over (epi) the (tois) mortals (anthrōpois), these ones (toutois), of what (ti) you are about (mellete) to habitually practice (prassein)!”


Acts 5:36 (LIT/UBS4) Because (gar) before (pro) the (tōn) days (hēmerōn) of these (toutōn) Theudas (Theudas) stood up (anestē), who (hos) was annihilated (anērethē), saying (legōn) to be (einai) someone (tina) himself (heauton), to whom (hō) were glued (proseklithē) [a] number (arithmos) of males (andrōn), as (hōs) of four hundreds (tetrakosiōn).


And (kai) all (pantes), as many as (hosoi) were being persuaded (epeithonto) to him (autō), they were thoroughly brought down (dieluthēsan), and (kai) they caused themselves to become (egenonto) into (eis) [being] absolutely not one (ouden) [of anyone, RE]!


Acts 5:37 (LIT/UBS4) With (meta) [the passing, AE] of this (touton) Judas (Ioudas) the (ho) Galilean (Galilaios) stood up (anestē) in (en) the (tais) days (hēmerais) of the (tēs) tax registration (apographēs), and (kai) [the] people (laon) departed away (apestēsen) behind (opisō) him (autou).


And that one (kakeinos) lost himself (apōleto), and (kai) all (pantes), as many as (hosoi) were being persuaded (epeithonto) to him (autō), were scattered through (dieskorpisthēsan).


Acts 5:38 (LIT/UBS4) And (kai) the things (ta) I say (legō) to you (humin) now (nun), depart away (apostēte) from (apo) the (tōn) mortals (anthrōpōn) of these (toutōn), and (kai) <let> them (autous) go (aphete).


 Because (hoti) if perhaps (ean) the (hē) counsel (boulē), this one (hautē), or (ē) the (to) work (ergon), this one (touto), may be (ē) out (ex) of mortals (anthrōpōn), it shall be brought down (kataluthēsetai)!


Acts 5:39 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) if (ei) it is (estin) out (ek) of God (theou), you shall absolutely not cause yourselves to be inherently powered (ou dunēsesthe) to bring them down (katalusai autous);


and (kai) at no time (mēpote) may you be found (heurethēte) [to be] ones fighting God (theomachoi)!”  


But (de) they were persuaded (epeisthēsan) to him (autō).


Acts 5:40 (LIT/UBS4) And (kai) they having caused themselves to call aloud to (proskalesamenoi) the (tous) apostles (apostolous), they having skinned1194 (deirantes) [them, AE], they gave instruction (parēngeilan) not (mē) to speak (lalein) over (epi) the (tō) name (onomati) of the (tou) Jesus (Iēsou), and (kai) they sent [them, AE] away (apelusan).


Acts 5:41 (LIT/UBS4) Therefore (oun), truly (men), the (hoi) [apostles, v40, RE] were causing themselves to go (eporeuonto) rejoicing (chairontes) from (apo) [the] face (prosōpou) of the (tou) Sanhedrin (sunedriou), because (hoti) they were valued down equally (katēxiōthēsan) to be dishonored (atimasthēnai) over (huper) [the sake, AE] of the (tou) name (onomatos)!


Acts 5:42 (LIT/UBS4) And (te) every (pasan) day (hēmeran) in (en) the (tō) sacred place (hierō), and (kai) down (kat’) [every, RE] house (oikon), they were absolutely not causing themselves to pause upon (ouk epauonto) teaching (didaskontes), and (kai) causing themselves to evangelize (euangelizomenoi) the (ton) Christ (Christon) Jesus (Iēsoun)!