Bible: Acts 5:17-22

Further Trouble for the Apostles

5:17 Now the high priest rose up, and all those with him (that is, the religious party of the Sadducees 1 ), 2  and they were filled with jealousy. 3  5:18 They 4  laid hands on 5  the apostles and put them in a public jail. 5:19 But during the night an angel of the Lord 6  opened 7  the doors of the prison, 8  led them out, 9  and said, 5:20 Go and stand in the temple courts 10  and proclaim 11  to the people all the words of this life.” 5:21 When they heard this, they entered the temple courts 12  at daybreak and began teaching. 13 

Now when the high priest and those who were with him arrived, they summoned the Sanhedrin 14 that is, the whole high council 15  of the Israelites 16 and sent to the jail to have the apostles 17  brought before them. 18  5:22 But the officers 19  who came for them 20  did not find them in the prison, so they returned and reported, 21 

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