使徒行传4 Acts

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4:1 使徒对百姓说话的时候,祭司们和守殿官,并撒都该人,忽然来了。

And as they spake unto the people, the priests, and the captain of the temple, and the Sadducees, came upon them,

4:2 因他们教训百姓,本着耶稣,传说死人复活,就很烦恼。

Being grieved that they taught the people, and preached through Jesus the resurrection from the dead.

4:3 于是下手拿住他们。因为天已经晚了,就把他们押到第二天。

And they laid hands on them, and put them in hold unto the next day: for it was now eventide.

4:4 但听道之人,有许多信的,男丁数目,约有五千。

Howbeit many of them which heard the word believed; and the number of the men was about five thousand.

4:5 第二天,官府,长老,和文士,在耶路撒冷聚会。

And it came to pass on the morrow, that their rulers, and elders, and scribes,

4:6 又有大祭司亚那,和该亚法,约翰,亚历山大,并大祭司的亲族都在那里。

And Annas the high priest, and Caiaphas, and John, and Alexander, and as many as were of the kindred of the high priest, were gathered together at Jerusalem.

4:7 叫使徒站在当中,就问他们说,你们用什么能力,奉谁的名,作这事呢。

And when they had set them in the midst, they asked, By what power, or by what name, have ye done this?

4:8 那时,彼得被圣灵充满,对他们说,

Then Peter, filled with the Holy Ghost, said unto them, Ye rulers of the people, and elders of Israel,

4:9 治民的官府,和长老阿,倘若今日,因为在残疾人身上所行的善事,查问我们他是怎样得了痊愈。

If we this day be examined of the good deed done to the impotent man, by what means he is made whole;

4:10 你们众人,和以色列百姓,都当知道,站在你们面前的这人得痊愈,是因你们所钉十字架,神叫他从死里复活的,拿撒勒人耶稣基督的名。

Be it known unto you all, and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom ye crucified, whom God raised from the dead, even by him doth this man stand here before you whole.

4:11 他是你们匠人所弃的石头,已经成了房角的头块石头。

This is the stone which was set at nought of you builders, which is become the head of the corner.

4:12 除他以外,别无拯救。因为在天下人间,没有赐下别的名,我们可以靠着得救。

Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.

4:13 他们见彼得约翰的胆量,又看出他们原是没有学问的小民,就希奇,认明他们是跟过耶稣的。

Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men, they marvelled; and they took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus.

4:14 又看见那治好了的人,和他们一同站着,就无话可驳。

And beholding the man which was healed standing with them, they could say nothing against it.

4:15 于是吩咐他们从公会出去,就彼此商议说,

But when they had commanded them to go aside out of the council, they conferred among themselves,

4:16 我们当怎样办这两个人呢,因为他们诚然行了一件明显的神迹,凡住耶路撒冷的人都知道,我们也不能说没有。

Saying, What shall we do to these men? for that indeed a notable miracle hath been done by them is manifest to all them that dwell in Jerusalem; and we cannot deny it.

4:17 惟恐这事越传杨在民间,我们必须恐吓他们,叫他们不再奉这名对人讲论。

But that it spread no further among the people, let us straitly threaten them, that they speak henceforth to no man in this name.

4:18 于是叫了他们,禁止他们,总不可奉耶稣的名讲论教训人。

And they called them, and commanded them not to speak at all nor teach in the name of Jesus.

4:19 彼得约翰说,听从你们,不听从神,这在神面前合理不合理,你们自己酌量吧。

But Peter and John answered and said unto them, Whether it be right in the sight of God to hearken unto you more than unto God, judge ye.

4:20 我们所看见所听见的,不能不说。

For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard.

4:21 官长为百姓的缘故,想不出法子刑罚他们,又恐吓一番,把他们释放了。这是因众人为所行的奇事,都归荣耀与神。

So when they had further threatened them, they let them go, finding nothing how they might punish them, because of the people: for all men glorified God for that which was done.

4:22 原来藉着神迹医好的那人,有四十多岁了。

For the man was above forty years old, on whom this miracle of healing was shewed.

4:23 二人既被释放,就到会友那里去,把祭司长和长老所说的话,都告诉他们。

And being let go, they went to their own company, and reported all that the chief priests and elders had said unto them.

4:24 他们听见了,就同心合意的,高声向神说,主阿,你是造天,地,海,和其中万物的。

And when they heard that, they lifted up their voice to God with one accord, and said, Lord, thou art God, which hast made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all that in them is:

4:25 你曾藉着圣灵,托你仆人我们祖宗大卫的口,说,外邦为什么争闹,万民为什么谋算虚妄的事。

Who by the mouth of thy servant David hast said, Why did the heathen rage, and the people imagine vain things?

4:26 世上的君王一齐起来,臣宰也聚集,要敌挡主,并主的受膏者。(或作基督)

The kings of the earth stood up, and the rulers were gathered together against the Lord, and against his Christ.

4:27 希律和本丢彼拉多,外邦人和以色列民,果然在这城里聚集,要攻打你所膏的圣仆耶稣,(仆或作子)。

For of a truth against thy holy child Jesus, whom thou hast anointed, both Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles, and the people of Israel, were gathered together,

4:28 成就你手和你意旨所豫定必有的事。

For to do whatsoever thy hand and thy counsel determined before to be done.

4:29 他们恐吓我们,现在求主鉴察。

And now, Lord, behold their threatenings: and grant unto thy servants, that with all boldness they may speak thy word,

4:30 一面叫你仆人大放胆量,讲你的道,一面伸出你的手来,医治疾病,并且使神迹奇事,因着你圣仆耶稣的名行出来。仆或作子

By stretching forth thine hand to heal; and that signs and wonders may be done by the name of thy holy child Jesus.

4:31 祷告完了,聚会的地方震动,他们就都被圣灵充满,放胆讲论神的道。

And when they had prayed, the place was shaken where they were assembled together; and they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and they spake the word of God with boldness.

4:32 那许多信的人,都是一心一意的,没有一人说,他的东西有一样是自己的,都是大家公用。

And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul: neither said any of them that ought of the things which he possessed was his own; but they had all things common.

4:33 使徒大有能力,见证主耶稣复活。众人也都蒙大恩。

And with great power gave the apostles witness of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus: and great grace was upon them all.

4:34 内中也没有一个缺乏的,因为人人将田产房屋都卖了,把所卖的价银拿来,放在使徒脚前。

Neither was there any among them that lacked: for as many as were possessors of lands or houses sold them, and brought the prices of the things that were sold,

4:35 照各人所需用的,分给各人。

And laid them down at the apostles’ feet: and distribution was made unto every man according as he had need.

4:36 有一个利未人,生在塞浦路斯,名叫约瑟,使徒称他为巴拿巴。(巴拿巴翻出来,就是劝慰子)。

And Joses, who by the apostles was surnamed Barnabas, (which is, being interpreted, The son of consolation,) a Levite, and of the country of Cyprus,

4:37 他有田地,也卖了,把价银拿来,放在使徒脚前。

Having land, sold it, and brought the money, and laid it at the apostles’ feet.


4:1 这些祭司可能是祭司长,他们一般都是大祭司的近亲,有权又有势。守殿官是带领那些在圣殿周围维持秩序的守卫的长官。撒都该人是犹太教派中一个很有势力的小团体。他们不相信死人复活。这些宗教领袖与罗马人勾结而谋利,逮捕和钉死耶稣都是由这三批人策划执行的。

4:3 在宗教自由的国家里,一般都不会像彼得和约翰那样,因为传福音而被关进监里。不过,当我们尝试叫人归向基督时,也要冒险。如果能够使五千人归向基督,也许我们会愿意在监牢里过一晚,不过若单是为了一个人,我们又是否愿意受苦呢?你传福音时会有甚么危险呢?是会被拒绝,还是会遭逼迫?不论是甚么危险,要知道为神工作总不会徒然。

4:5-22 彼得和约翰的行动和言论威胁到这些宗教领袖,他们大部分人关心自己的声望和地位比关心神更多。藉著圣灵的帮助(参可13:11),彼得勇敢地在公会前说话,事实上他是在审讯公会,向他们指出被他们钉在十字架的那一位已经复活了。使徒是在采取主动,而不是在防守辩护;他们勇敢地为神说话,向这些领袖介绍福音。

4:10 你受到现代良好教育的培养,又有先进的技术,从而大大提高了解决问题的能力。当解决问题后,你能够像彼得一样,认识其中的原动力是因耶稣基督的名吗?

4:12 许多人对于“除了耶稣以外没有别的名可以靠著得救”这个事实,只是作出消极的反应。然而,这不是教会决定的,乃是耶稣亲口讲出的一个主要教训(参约 14:6)。神差遣了耶稣来作救世主,谁也不能与他等同。基督徒在许多事上可以开放,但在得救的事上却绝不可含糊。没有其他宗教教主能够为全人类的罪而死;没有其他宗教教主是神的独生子;也没有其他宗教教主从死里复活。除了藉著耶稣的名,没有别的方法可以叫我们与神和好。

4:13 公会的人知道彼得和约翰没有受过高深教育,却因耶稣为彼得和约翰所成就的而惊讶。一个改变了的生命能令人信服基督。当你信主之后,别人看见你生命及态度的转变,就是一个最具影响力的见证。

4:13-18 尽管有许多无可推诿的见证(生命的转变和治好的人),这些宗教领袖仍然不肯相信基督,继续否认事实真相。如果有人拒绝接受你的见证,你不要惊讶,当人的思想蒙蔽了,即使最明显的事实,也不能使他们开窍,但你千万不要放弃,要为他们祈祷,并继续传福音。

4:24-30 留心这些信徒怎样祈祷:他们首先赞美神,然后把他们的特殊困难告诉神,并求他帮助。他们没有求神除去困难,而是求他帮助他们去胜过困难。这是我们应学习的祈祷榜样,我们可以求神挪去我们的困难,他或许会应允;然而,我们必须知道,许多时候他都会让困难仍然存在,然后赐我们力量和勇气去胜过它。

4:29-31 勇敢并不是鲁莽冲动。勇敢是用勇气来战胜恐惧,做我们知道是对的事。要变得勇敢,你可以(1)祈求圣灵的能力赐给你勇气;(2)寻找机会向你的家人和邻舍传讲基督;(3)要知道遭人拒绝、与他人关系不好以及窘迫都不是必然的苦难;(4)按你目前的状况,先在小事上学习勇敢一些。

4:32 当时,没有一个基督徒觉得他所有的是自己的,因此他们能够施与和分享财产,他们不让一位弟兄或姊妹在其他人富裕时依然受困苦。你对自己所拥有的东西持甚么看法呢?我们应该有这样的态度:我们拥有的每样东西都是由神而来的,我们只是在分享他的东西罢了!

4:32-35 圣灵在信徒生命里动工,使得初期教会合一,彼此分享自己的财物:(1)这是主动的分享;(2)这并不涉及所有的私人财产,只是足够所需的财产而已;(3)这并不是要成为教会成员的先决条件。这些初期信徒的灵里合一和慷慨吸引了许多人信主。这种组织结构并非圣经的命令,但是它却提供了重要的原则让我们去跟随。

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