New International Version
Peter and the other apostles replied: "We must obey God rather than human beings!
King James Bible
Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.
Darby Bible Translation
But Peter answering, and the apostles, said, God must be obeyed rather than men.
World English Bible
But Peter and the apostles answered, "We must obey God rather than men.
Young's Literal Translation
And Peter and the apostles answering, said, 'To obey God it behoveth, rather than men;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
We ought to obey God rather than men - The same answer they gave before, Acts 4:19, founded on the same reason, which still stood good. We have received our commission from God; we dare not lay it down at the desire or command of men. See the note on Acts 4:19.
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"The Holy Ghost, whom God hath given to them that obey Him" (Acts v. 32). We can only know and prove the fulness of the Spirit as we step out into the larger purposes and plans of Christ for the world. Perhaps the chief reason why the Holy Spirit has been so limited in His work in the hearts of Christians, is the shameful neglect of the unsaved and unevangelized world by the great majority of the professed followers of Christ. There are millions of professing Christians--and, perhaps, real Christians--in …
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The midwives, however, feared God and did not do what the king of Egypt had told them to do; they let the boys live.
Then Jeremiah said to all the officials and all the people: "The LORD sent me to prophesy against this house and this city all the things you have heard.
Then they said to the king, "Daniel, who is one of the exiles from Judah, pays no attention to you, Your Majesty, or to the decree you put in writing. He still prays three times a day."
But Peter and John replied, "Which is right in God's eyes: to listen to you, or to him? You be the judges!
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