23 This man was handed over to you by God’s deliberate plan and foreknowledge;(A) and you, with the help of wicked men,[a] put him to death by nailing him to the cross.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 2:23 Or of those not having the law (that is, Gentiles)

27 Indeed Herod(A) and Pontius Pilate(B) met together with the Gentiles and the people of Israel in this city to conspire against your holy servant Jesus,(C) whom you anointed. 28 They did what your power and will had decided beforehand should happen.(D)

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and,

“A stone that causes people to stumble
    and a rock that makes them fall.”[a](A)

They stumble because they disobey the message—which is also what they were destined for.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 2:8 Isaiah 8:14

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