New International Version
On their release, Peter and John went back to their own people and reported all that the chief priests and the elders had said to them.
King James Bible
And being let go, they went to their own company, and reported all that the chief priests and elders had said unto them.
Darby Bible Translation
And having been let go, they came to their own [company], and reported all that the chief priests and elders had said to them.
World English Bible
Being let go, they came to their own company, and reported all that the chief priests and the elders had said to them.
Young's Literal Translation
And being let go, they went unto their own friends, and declared whatever the chief priests and the elders said unto them,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They went to their own company - This was properly the first persecution that had been raised up against the Church since the resurrection of Christ; and as the rest of the disciples must have known that Peter and John had been cast into prison, and that they were to be examined before the sanhedrin, and knowing the evil disposition of the rulers toward their brethren, they doubtless made joint supplication to God for their safety. In this employment it is likely Peter and John found them on their return from the council, and repeated to them all their treatment, with the threats of the chief priests and elders.
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Chester Cathedral, 1871. Acts iv. 13, 18-20. "Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men, they marvelled; and they took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus. . . . And they called them, and commanded them not to speak at all nor teach in the name of Jesus. But Peter and John answered and said unto them, Whether it be right in the sight of God to hearken unto you more than unto God, judge ye. For we cannot but speak …
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