Acts: Chapter 16

The Acts of the Apostles. The 16th Chapter
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Wycliffe (1382/95)
Tyndale (1526)
Geneva (1560)
King James (1611)
16:1 And he came into Derbe and Lystra. And lo! a disciple was there, by name Timothy, the son of a woman Jewess faithful, and of the father heathen. Then came he to Derba and Lystra, And behold a certain disciple was there named Thimotheus a woman’s son which was a jewess and believed, but his father was a greek Then came he to Derbe & to Lystra: and behold, a certain disciple was there named Timotheus, a woman’s son, which was a Jewess & believed, but his father was a Grecian. Then came he to Derbe, and Lystra: and behold, a certain disciple was there, named Timotheus, the son of a certain woman which was a Jewess, and believed; but his father was a Greek:
16:2 And The brethren that were in Lystra and Iconium, yielded good witnessing to him. of whom reported well the brethren of Lystra, and Iconium. Of whom the brethren which were at Lystra and Iconium, reported well. Which was well reported of by the brethren that were at Lystra and Iconium.
16:3 Paul would him to go forth with himself, and he took, and circumcised him, for Jews that were in those places. For all knew, that his father was heathen. Paul would that he should go forth with him, and took and circumcised him because of the jews which were in those quarters, for they knew all that his father was a greek. Therefore Paul would that he should go forth with him, & took and circumcised him, because of the Jews, which were in those quarters: for they knew all, that his father was a Grecian. Him would Paul have to go forth with him, and took, and circumcised him, because of the Jews which were in those quarters: for they knew all, that his father was a Greek.
16:4 Forsooth When they passed by cities, they betook to them to keep the teachings, that were deemed of apostles and elder men, that were at Jerusalem. As they went through the cities, they delivered them the decrees for to keep, ordained of the apostles and seniours which were at Jerusalem. And as they went through the cities, they delivered them the decrees to keep, ordained of the Apostles and Elders, which were at Jerusalem. And as they went through the cities, they delivered them the decrees for to keep, that were ordained of the Apostles and Elders, which were at Hierusalem.
16:5 And the churches were confirmed in faith, and increased in number each day. So were the congregations stablished in the faith, and increased in number daily. And so were the Churches stablished in the faith, and increased in number daily. And so were the Churches established in the faith, and increased in number daily.
16:6 And they passed Phrygia, and the country of Galatia, and were forbidden of the Holy Ghost to speak the word of God in Asia. When they had gone throughout Phrygia and the region of Galacia, and were forbidden of the holy ghost to preach in Asia, Now when they had gone throughout Phrygia, and the region of Galacia, they were forbidden of the holy Ghost to preach the word in Asia. Now when they had gone throughout Phrygia, and the region of Galatia, and were forbidden of the holy Ghost to preach the word in Asia,
16:7 And when they came to Mysia, they assayed to go into Bithynia, and the Spirit of Jesus suffered them not. they came to Mysia, and sought to go into Bethynia, and the spirit suffered them not. Then came they to Mysia, & sought to go into Bithynia: but the Spirit suffered them not. After they were come to Mysia, they assayed to go into Bithynia: but the Spirit suffered them not.
16:8 But when they had passed by Mysia, they came down to Troas; When they went over Mysia, and came down to Troada Therefore they passed through Mysia, & came down to Troas, And they passing by Mysia, came down to Troas.
16:9 and a vision in night was shewed to Paul. Some man of Macedonia was standing, and praying him, and saying, Go thou into Macedonia, and help us. and a vision appeared to Paul in the night. There stood a man of Macedonia and prayed him saying: Come into Macedonia and help us. Where a vision appeared to Paul in the night. There stood a man of Macedonia, & prayed him, saying, Come into Macedonia, and help us. And a vision appeared to Paul in the night: There stood a man of Macedonia, and prayed him, saying, Come over into Macedonia, and help us.
16:10 And as he had seen the vision, anon we sought to go forth into Macedonia, made certain that God had called us to evangelize to them. After he had seen the vision immediately we prepared to go into Macedonia certified that the lord had called us for to preach the gospel unto them. And after he had seen the vision, immediately we prepared to go into Macedonia, being assured that the Lord had called us to preach the Gospel unto them. And after he had seen the vision, immediately we endeavoured to go into Macedonia, assuredly gathering, that the Lord had called us for to preach the Gospel unto them.
16:11 Soothly we going by boat from Troas, with straight course came to Samothracia; and the day following to Neapolis; Then loosed we forth from Troada, and with a straight course came we to Samothracia, the next day to Neapolim, Then went we forth from Troas, & with a straight course came to Samothracia, & the next day to Neapolis, Therefore loosing from Troas, we came with a straight course to Samothracia, and the next day to Neapolis:
16:12 and from thence to Philippi, that is the first part of Macedonia, the city of colony. And we were in this city some days, speaking together. and from thence to Philippos, which is the chiefest city in the parts of Macedonia and a free city. We were in that city abiding a certain days, And from thence to Philippi, which is the chief city in the parts of Macedonia, and whose inhabitants came from Rome to dwell there, and we were in that city abiding certain days. And from thence to Philippi, which is the chief city of that part of Macedonia, and a Colony: and we were in that city abiding certain days.
16:13 Soothly in the day of sabbaths, we went out without the gate beside the flood, where prayer was seen to be; and we sat, and spake to women that came together. and on the sabbath days we went out of the city besides a river where men were wont to pray, and we sat down and spake unto the women which thither resorted. And on the Sabbath day, we went out of the city, besides a river, where they were wont to pray: and we sat down, and spake unto the women, which were come together. And on the Sabbath we went out of the city by a river side, where prayer was wont to be made, & we sat down, and spake unto the women which resorted thither.
16:14 And some woman, Lydia by name, a purpless of the city of Thyatira, worshipping God, heard; whose heart the Lord opened to give attention to these things, that were said of Paul. And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira which worshipped God, gave us audience, whose heart god opened that she attended unto those things which Paul spake. And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of the Thyatirians, which worshipped God, heard us: whose heart the Lord opened, that she attended unto the things, which Paul spake. And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, which worshipped God, heard us: whose heart the Lord opened, that she attended unto the things which were spoken of Paul.
16:15 And when she was baptized and her house, she prayed, saying, If ye have deemed me to be faithful to the Lord, enter ye into mine house, and dwell. And she constrained us. When she was baptised, and her household, she besought us saying: If ye think that I believe on the lord come into my house, and abide there. And she constrained us. And when she was baptized, and her household, she besought us, saying, If ye have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come into mine house, and abide there: and she constrained us. And when she was baptized, and her household, she besought us, saying, If ye have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come into my house, and abide there. And she constrained us.
16:16 And it was done, when we went to prayer, some wench having a spirit of divination, met us, which gave great winning to her lords in divining. It fortuned as we went to prayer, a certain damsel possessed with a spirit that prophesied met us, which brought her master and masteress much vantage with prophesying. And it came to pass that as we went to prayer, a certain maid having a spirit of divination, met us, which gat her masters much vantage with divining. And it came to pass, as we went to prayer, a certain Damsel possessed with a spirit of divination, met us: which brought her masters much gain by soothsaying.
16:17 This followed Paul and us, and cried, saying, These men be servants of the high God, that tell to you the way of health. The same followed Paul and us saying: These men are the servants of the most high god, which shew unto us the way of health. She followed Paul and us, and cried, saying, These men are the servants of the most high God, which shew unto us the way of salvation. The same followed Paul and us, and cried, saying, These men are the servants of the most high God, which shew unto us the way of salvation.
16:18 And this she did in many days. And Paul sorrowed, and turned, and said to the spirit, I command to thee in the name of Jesus Christ, to go out of her. And he went out in the same hour. And this did she many days. But Paul not content turned about and said to the spirit: I command thee in the name of Jesus Christ that thou come out of her. and he came out the same hour. And this did she many days: but Paul being grieved, turned about, and said to the spirit, I command thee in the Name of Jesus Christ, that thou come out of her. And he came out the same hour. And this did she many days: but Paul being grieved, turned and said to the spirit, I command thee in the Name of Jesus Christ, to come out of her. And he came out the same hour.
16:19 And the lords of her saw, that the hope of their winning went away, catching Paul and Silas, they led them into the market to the princes. When her master and masteress saw that the hope of their gains was gone, they caught Paul and Silas, and brought them into the marketplace unto the rulers, Now when her masters saw that the hope of their gain was gone, they caught Paul & Silas, and drew them into the marketplace unto the magistrates, And when her Masters saw that the hope of their gains was gone, they caught Paul and Silas, and drew them into the marketplace, unto the rulers,
16:20 And they brought them to the magistrates, and said, These men distrouble our city, for they be Jews, and delivered them to the officers saying: These men trouble our city, which are jews And brought them to the governors, saying, These men which are Jews, trouble our city, And brought them to the Magistrates, saying, These men being Jews, do exceedingly trouble our city,
16:21 and shew a custom, which it is not leaveful to us to receive, neither do, since we be Romans. and shew new decrees, which are not lawful for us to receive, neither to observe seeing we are romans. And preach ordinances, which are not lawful for us to receive, neither to observe, seeing we are Romans. And teach customs which are not lawful for us to receive, neither to observe, being Romans.
16:22 And the people ran against them, and the magistrates, and when they had rent the coats of them, they commanded them to be beaten with rods. And the people ran on them, and the officers rent their clothes, and commanded them to be beaten with rods, The people also rose up together against them, and the governors rent their clothes, and commanded them to be beaten with rods. And the multitude rose up together against them, and the Magistrates rent off their clothes, and commanded to beat them.
16:23 And when they had given to them many wounds, they sent them into prison, commanding to the keeper, that he diligently should keep them. and when they had beaten them sore, they cast them into prison commanding the jailer to keep them surely. And when they had beaten them sore, they cast them into prison, commanding the jailer to keep them surely. And when they had laid many stripes upon them, they cast them into prison, charging the jailor to keep them safely.
16:24 Which, when he had taken such a precept, sent them into the inner prison, and restrained the feet of them in a tree. Which when he had received such commandment thrust them into the inner prison, and made their feet fast in the stocks. Who having received such commandment, cast them into the inner prison, & made their feet fast in the stocks. Who having received such a charge, thrust them into the inner prison, & made their feet fast in the stocks.
16:25 And at midnight Paul and Silas worshipped, and praised God; and they that were in the keeping heard them. At midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and lauded god. and the prisoners heard them. Now at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, & sang a psalm unto God: and the prisoners heard them. And at midnight, Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God: and the prisoners heard them.
16:26 And suddenly a great earth-moving was made, so that the foundaments of the prison were moved. And anon all the doors were opened, and the bonds of all were loosed. Suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundation of the prison was shaken, and by and by all the doors opened, and every man’s bonds were loosed. And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundation of the prison was shaken: & by and by all the doors opened, and every man’s bands were loosed. And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken: and immediately all the doors were opened, and every one’s bands were loosed.
16:27 And the keeper of the prison was awaked, and seeing the gates of the prison opened, and with a sword drawn out he would have slain himself, weening the bound men to have fled. When the keeper of the prison waked out of his sleep, and saw the prison doors open, he drew out his sword and would have killed himself supposing the prisoners had been fled. Then the keeper of the prison waked out of his sleep, and when he saw the prison doors open, he drew out his sword and would have killed himself, supposing the prisoners had been fled. And the keeper of the prison awaking out of his sleep, and seeing the prison doors open, he drew out his sword, and would have killed himself, supposing that the prisoners had been fled.
16:28 But Paul cried with a great voice, saying, Do thou no harm to thyself, for all we be here. Paul cried with a loud voice saying: Do thyself no harm for we are all here. But Paul cried with a loud voice, saying, Do thyself no harm: for we are all here. But Paul cried with a loud voice, saying, Do thyself no harm, for we are all here.
16:29 And he asked light, and entered in, and trembling he fell down to Paul and Silas at the feet. He called for a light and sprang in, and came trembling, and fell down before Paul and Silas, Then he called for a light and leaped in and came trembling, and fell down before Paul and Silas, Then he called for a light, and sprang in, and came trembling, and fell down before Paul and Silas,
16:30 And he brought them withoutforth, and said, Lords, what behooveth me to do, that I be made safe? and brought them out and said, Sirs what must I do to be saved? And brought them out, and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved? And brought them out, and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved?
16:31 And they said, Believe thou in the Lord Jesus, and thou shalt be safe, and thine house. And they said: believe on the lord Jesus, and thou shalt be saved and thy household. And they said, Believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, & thou shalt be saved, and thine household. And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house.
16:32 And they spake to him the word of the Lord, with all that were in his house. And they preached unto him the word of the lord, and to all that were in his house. And they preached unto him the word of the Lord, & to all that were in his house. And they spake unto him the word of the Lord, and to all that were in his house.
16:33 And he took them in the same hour of the night, and washed their wounds. And he was baptized, and all his house anon. And he took them the same hour of the night and washed their wounds, and was baptised with all that belonged unto him straightway. Afterward he took them the same hour of the night, & washed their stripes, and was baptized with all that belonged unto him, straightway. And he took them the same hour of the night, and washed their stripes, and was baptized, he and all his, straightway.
16:34 And when he had brought them into his house, he set to them a board. And he gladded with all his house, believing to God. When he had brought them into his house, he set meat before them, and joyed that he with all his household believed on God. And when he had brought them into his house, he set meat before them, and rejoiced that he with all his household believed in God. And when he had brought them into his house, he set meat before them, and rejoiced, believing in God with all his house.
16:35 And when day was made, the magistrates sent tormentors, saying, Dismiss ye those men. And when it was day the officers sent the ministers saying: Let those men go. And when it was day, the governors sent the sergeants, saying, Let those men go. And when it was day, the Magistrates sent the Sergeants, saying, Let those men go.
16:36 And the keeper of the prison told these words to Paul, That the magistrates have sent, that ye be delivered; now therefore go ye out, and go in peace. The keeper of the prison told this saying to Paul: the officers have sent word to loose you. Now therefore get you hence and go in peace. Then the keeper of the prison told these words unto Paul, saying, The governors have sent to loose you: now therefore get you hence, and go in peace. And the keeper of the prison told this saying to Paul, The Magistrates have sent to let you go: Now therefore depart, and go in peace.
16:37 Forsooth Paul said to them, They sent into prison us, beaten openly uncondemned, men Romans, and now privily they cast us out; not so, but come they, and themselves cast us out. Then said Paul unto them: They have beaten us openly uncondemned, for all that we are Romans, and have cast us into prison: and now would they send us away privily? Nay not so, but let them come themselves and fetch us out. Then said Paul unto them, After that they have beaten us openly uncondemned, which are Romans, they have cast us into prison, & now would they put us out privily? nay verily: but let them come & bring us out. But Paul said unto them, They have beaten us openly uncondemned, being Romans, and have cast us into prison, and now do they thrust us out privily? Nay verily, but let them come themselves, and fetch us out.
16:38 And the constables told these words to the magistrates; and they dreaded, for they heard that they were Romans. The ministers told these words unto the officers and they feared when they heard that they were Romans, And the sergeants told these words unto the governors, who feared when they heard that they were Romans. And the Sergeants told these words unto the Magistrates: and they feared when they heard that they were Romans.
16:39 And they came, and besought them, and they brought them out, and prayed, that they should go out of the city. and came and besought them and brought them out, and desired them to depart out of the city. Then came they and prayed them, and brought them out, and desired them to depart out of the city. And they came and besought them, and brought them out, and desired them to depart out of the city.
16:40 And they went out of the prison, entered into Lydia. And the brethren seen, they comforted them, and went forth. They went out of the prison and entered into the house of Lydia, and when they had seen the brethren, they comforted them and departed. And they went out of the prison, and entered into the house of Lydia: and when they had seen the brethren, they comforted them, and departed. And they went out of the prison, and entered into the house of Lydia, and when they had seen the brethren, they comforted them, and departed.
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