After threatening them further, they released them, for they could not find how to punish them on account of the people, because they were all praising 1 God for what had happened.
After further threats they let them go. They could not decide how to punish them, because all the people were praising God for what had happened.
When they had threatened them further, they let them go (finding no basis on which to punish them) on account of the people, because they were all glorifying God for what had happened;
The council then threatened them further, but they finally let them go because they didn’t know how to punish them without starting a riot. For everyone was praising God
The religious leaders renewed their threats, but then released them. They couldn't come up with a charge that would stick, that would keep them in jail. The people wouldn't have stood for it--they were all praising God over what had happened.
And when they had said more sharp words to them, they let them go, not seeing what punishment they might give them, because of the people; for all men were giving praise to God for what had taken place.
After threatening them again, they let them go, finding no way to punish them because of the people, for all of them praised God for what had happened.
So when they had further threatened them, they let them go, finding no way of punishing them, because of the people, since they all glorified God for what had been done.
when they had further threatened them
they might punish
of the people
that which was done
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, they released
, for they could
on account of
what had happened.
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1 tn Or “glorifying.”