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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
And they saide, Beleeue on the Lord Iesus Christ, and thou shalt be saued, and thy house.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
They said, "Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household."
- New American Standard Version (1995)
And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus, and thou shalt be saved, thou and thy house.
- American Standard Version (1901)
And they said, Have faith in the Lord Jesus, and you and your family will have salvation.
- Basic English Bible
And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus and thou shalt be saved, thou and thy house.
- Darby Bible
And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house.
- Webster's Bible
Believe on the Lord Jesus, they replied, "and both you and your household will be saved."
- Weymouth Bible
They said, "Believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, and you will be saved, you and your household."
- World English Bible
And thei seiden, Bileue thou in the Lord Jhesu, and thou schalt be saaf, and thin hous.
- Wycliffe Bible
and they said, `Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved -- thou and thy house;'
- Youngs Literal Bible
16:31 Thou shalt be saved and thy household - If ye believe. They did so, and were saved.
Ac 16:31 Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ. He was a heathen. Faith was the essential step. To Jews, on the day of Pentecost, already believing Peter's proposition, he said, in answer to the same question, "Repent and be baptized" (Ac 2:38); but the heathen jailer was not ready for this. Faith must first be wrought, and then that faith, leading to the acceptance of Christ, would save. His faith would save, because it would be the power that would lead him to follow Christ. And thy house. We learn from the next verse that "all that were in his house" could listen the "word of the Lord" (Ac 16:32), hence were not infants.
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