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Acts 5:29

    Acts 5:29 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    But Peter and the apostles answered and said, We must obey God rather than men.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But Peter and the Apostles, answering, said, We have to do the orders of God, not of man.

    Webster's Revision

    But Peter and the apostles answered and said, We must obey God rather than men.

    World English Bible

    But Peter and the apostles answered, "We must obey God rather than men.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    But Peter and the apostles answered and said, We must obey God rather than men.

    Definitions for Acts 5:29

    Ought - Any one; any thing.

    Clarke's Commentary on Acts 5:29

    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.

    Barnes' Notes on Acts 5:29

    We ought to obey ... - See the notes on Acts 4:19.

    Wesley's Notes on Acts 5:29

    5:29 Then Peter - In the name of all the apostles, said - He does not now give them the titles of honour, which he did before, Ac 4:8; but enters directly upon the subject, and justifies what he had done. This is, as it were, a continuation of that discourse, but with an increase of severity.