book 3
1 申初祷告的时候,彼得,约翰,上圣殿去。
One day Peter and John were going up to the temple at the time of prayer--at three in the afternoon.
2 有一个人,生来是瘸腿的,天天被人抬来,放在殿的一个门口,那门名叫美门,要求进殿的人周济。
Now a man crippled from birth was being carried to the temple gate called Beautiful, where he was put every day to beg from those going into the temple courts.
3 他看见彼得约翰将要进殿,就求他们周济。
When he saw Peter and John about to enter, he asked them for money.
4 彼得约翰定睛看他。彼得说,你看我们。
Peter looked straight at him, as did John. Then Peter said, "Look at us!"
5 那人就留意看他们,指望得着什么。
So the man gave them his attention, expecting to get something from them.
6 彼得说,金银我都没有,只把我所有的给你,我奉拿撒勒人耶稣基督的名,叫你起来行走。
Then Peter said, "Silver or gold I do not have, but what I have I give you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, walk."
7 于是拉着他的右手,扶他起来,他的脚和踝子骨,立刻健壮了。
Taking him by the right hand, he helped him up, and instantly the man's feet and ankles became strong.
8 就跳起来,站着,又行走。同他们进了殿,走着,跳着,赞美神。
He jumped to his feet and began to walk. Then he went with them into the temple courts, walking and jumping, and praising God.
9 百姓都看见他行走,赞美神。
When all the people saw him walking and praising God,
10 认得他是那素常坐在殿的美门口求周济的,就因他所遇着的事,满心希奇惊讶。
they recognized him as the same man who used to sit begging at the temple gate called Beautiful, and they were filled with wonder and amazement at what had happened to him.
11 那人正在称为所罗门的廊下,拉着彼得,约翰。众百姓一齐跑到他们那里,很觉希奇。
While the beggar held on to Peter and John, all the people were astonished and came running to them in the place called Solomon's Colonnade.
12 彼得看见,就对百姓说,以色列人哪,为什么把这事当作希奇呢?为什么定睛看我们,以为我们凭自己的能力和虔诚,使这人行走呢?
When Peter saw this, he said to them: "Men of Israel, why does this surprise you? Why do you stare at us as if by our own power or godliness we had made this man walk?
13 亚伯拉罕,以撒,雅各的神,就是我们列祖的神,已经荣耀了他的仆人耶稣。(仆人或作儿子)你们却把他交付彼拉多。彼拉多定意要释放他,你们竟在彼拉多面前弃绝了他。
The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified his servant Jesus. You handed him over to be killed, and you disowned him before Pilate, though he had decided to let him go.
14 你们弃绝了那圣洁公义者,反求着释放一个凶手给你们。
You disowned the Holy and Righteous One and asked that a murderer be released to you.
15 你们杀了那生命的主,神却叫他从死里复活了。我们都是为这事作见证。
You killed the author of life, but God raised him from the dead. We are witnesses of this.
16 我们因信他的名,他的名便叫你们所看见所认识的这人,健壮了。正是他所赐的信心,叫这人在你们众人面前全然好了。
By faith in the name of Jesus, this man whom you see and know was made strong. It is Jesus' name and the faith that comes through him that has given this complete healing to him, as you can all see.
17 弟兄们,我晓得你们作这事,是出于不知,你们的官长也是如此。
"Now, brothers, I know that you acted in ignorance, as did your leaders.
18 但神曾藉众先知的口,预言基督将要受害,就这样应验了。
But this is how God fulfilled what he had foretold through all the prophets, saying that his Christ would suffer.
19 所以你们当悔改归正,使你们的罪得以涂抹,这样,那安舒的日子,就必从主面前来到。
Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord,
20 主也必差遣所预定给你们的基督耶稣降临。
and that he may send the Christ, who has been appointed for you--even Jesus.
21 天必留他,等到万物复兴的时候,就是神从创世以来,借着圣先知的口所说的。
He must remain in heaven until the time comes for God to restore everything, as he promised long ago through his holy prophets.
22 摩西曾说,主神要从你们弟兄中间,给你们兴起一位先知像我,凡他向你们所说的,你们都要听从。
For Moses said, 'The Lord your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among your own people; you must listen to everything he tells you.
23 凡不听从那先知的,必要从民中全然灭绝。
Anyone who does not listen to him will be completely cut off from among his people.'
24 从撒母耳以来的众先知,凡说预言的,也都说到这些日子。
"Indeed, all the prophets from Samuel on, as many as have spoken, have foretold these days.
25 你们是先知的子孙,也承受神与你们祖宗所立的约,就是对亚伯拉罕说,地上万族,都要因你的后裔得福。
And you are heirs of the prophets and of the covenant God made with your fathers. He said to Abraham, 'Through your offspring all peoples on earth will be blessed.'
26 神既兴起他的仆人,(或作儿子)就先差他到你们这里来,赐福给你们,叫你们各人回转,离开罪恶。
When God raised up his servant, he sent him first to you to bless you by turning each of you from your wicked ways."