Acts 3:4
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New International Version
Peter looked straight at him, as did John. Then Peter said, "Look at us!"

King James Bible
And Peter, fastening his eyes upon him with John, said, Look on us.

Darby Bible Translation
And Peter, looking stedfastly upon him with John, said, Look on us.

World English Bible
Peter, fastening his eyes on him, with John, said, "Look at us."

Young's Literal Translation
And Peter, having looked stedfastly toward him with John, said, 'Look toward us;'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Look on us - He wished to excite and engage his attention that he might see what was done to produce his miraculous cure, and, it is likely, took this occasion to direct his faith to Jesus Christ. See note on Acts 3:16 (note). Peter and John probably felt themselves suddenly drawn by the Holy Spirit to pronounce the healing name in behalf of this poor man.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Acts 11:6 On the which when I had fastened my eyes, I considered, and saw four footed beasts of the earth, and wild beasts, and creeping things...

Acts 14:9,10 The same heard Paul speak: who steadfastly beholding him, and perceiving that he had faith to be healed...

Luke 4:20 And he closed the book, and he gave it again to the minister, and sat down...


Acts 3:12 And when Peter saw it, he answered to the people, You men of Israel, why marvel you at this? or why look you so earnestly on us...

John 5:6 When Jesus saw him lie, and knew that he had been now a long time in that case, he said to him, Will you be made whole?

John 11:40 Jesus said to her, Said I not to you, that, if you would believe, you should see the glory of God?

March 19 Morning
God, having raised up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, in the turning away every one of you from his iniquities.--ACTS 3:26. Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercies hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.--Saved by his life. Our Saviour Jesus Christ . . . who gave himself for us that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.--As
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

'Then Shall the Lame Man Leap as an Hart'
'Now Peter and John went up together into the temple at the hour of prayer, being the ninth hour. 2. And a certain man lame from his mother's womb was carried, whom they laid daily at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful, to ask alms of them that entered into the temple; 3. Who, seeing Peter and John about to go into the temple, asked an alms. 4. And Peter, fastening his eyes upon him, with John, said, Look on us. 5. And he gave heed unto them, expecting to receive something of them.
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts

"The Fullness of the Time"
"When the fullness of the time was come, God sent forth His Son, . . . to redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons." Gal. 4:4, 5. The Saviour's coming was foretold in Eden. When Adam and Eve first heard the promise, they looked for its speedy fulfillment. They joyfully welcomed their first-born son, hoping that he might be the Deliverer. But the fulfillment of the promise tarried. Those who first received it died without the sight. From the days of Enoch the
Ellen Gould White—The Desire of Ages

Whether Christ's Resurrection Ought to have Been Manifested to All?
Objection 1: It would seem that Christ's Resurrection ought to have been manifested to all. For just as a public penalty is due for public sin, according to 1 Tim. 5:20: "Them that sin reprove before all," so is a public reward due for public merit. But, as Augustine says (Tract. civ in Joan.), "the glory of the Resurrection is the reward of the humility of the Passion." Therefore, since Christ's Passion was manifested to all while He suffered in public, it seems that the glory of the Resurrection
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Cross References
Acts 3:1
One day Peter and John were going up to the temple at the time of prayer--at three in the afternoon.

Acts 3:3
When he saw Peter and John about to enter, he asked them for money.

Acts 3:5
So the man gave them his attention, expecting to get something from them.

Acts 3:11
While the man held on to Peter and John, all the people were astonished and came running to them in the place called Solomon's Colonnade.

Acts 10:4
Cornelius stared at him in fear. "What is it, Lord?" he asked. The angel answered, "Your prayers and gifts to the poor have come up as a memorial offering before God.

Acts 14:9
He listened to Paul as he was speaking. Paul looked directly at him, saw that he had faith to be healed

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