13 When they saw the courage of Peter and John and realized that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished and they took note that these men had been with Jesus. 14 But since they could see the man who had been healed standing
Here we see an evil conscience. Devoid of reason, they launched an all-out attack. They saw God’s work in the healing of this man, and yet they wickedly opposed him. They acknowledged that Peter and John were unschooled, ordinary men and that something more than boldness was with them. So they were astonished, whether they liked it or not. But they were impudent that they opposed the truth like tyrants.