17. And the high priest rose, and all that were with him, that is to say, the sect of the Sadducees, and were. filled with zeal,
[or indignation.] 18. And they laid hands on the apostles, and put them in the common prison. 19. And the angel of the Lord opened the door of the prison in the night season, and bringing them out, said, 20. Go, and standing, speak in the temple unto the people all the word, of this life.
21. When they heard this early in the morning, they entered into the temple and taught. But when the high priest came, and those
which were with him, they called a council, and all the whole senate of the children of Israel, and sent into the common prison
to fetch them. 22. But when the ministers came, they found them not. Therefore they returned and told, saying, 23. The prison truly found we shut with all diligence, and the keepers standing at the door; but when the
prison was opened, we found none within. 24. When the chief priest, and the captain of the temple, and the priests, heard these sayings, they doubted of these things,
what this would be. 25. Furthermore, a certain man coming told them, saying, Behold, the men whom ye had put in prison stand in the temple, teaching
the people. 26. Then the captain going with the ministers, brought them without violence. For they feared the people, lest they should be