Acts 5:19

“But the Angel of the Lord by night opened the prison doores, and brought them foorth, and said,”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

But the angel of the Lord by night opened the prison doors, and brought them forth, and said,
- King James Version

But during the night an angel of the Lord opened the gates of the prison, and taking them out he said,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But an angel of the Lord by night opened the prison doors, and brought them out, and said,
- American Standard Version (1901)

But in the night an angel of the Lord, opening the doors of the prison, took them out and said,
- Basic English Bible

But an angel of [the] Lord during the night opened the doors of the prison, and leading them out, said,
- Darby Bible

But the angel of the Lord by night opened the prison-doors, and brought them forth, and said,
- Webster's Bible

But during the night an angel of the Lord opened the prison doors and brought them out, and said,
- Weymouth Bible

But an angel of the Lord opened the prison doors by night, and brought them out, and said,
- World English Bible

But the aungel of the Lord openyde bi nyyt the yatis of the prisoun, and ledde hem out, and seide, Go ye,
- Wycliffe Bible

and a messenger of the Lord through the night opened the doors of the prison, having also brought them forth, he said,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Acts 5:19


Ac 5:19 The angel of the Lord by night opened. The language would apply, if the doors were opened by any providential agency, but the messenger was probably a celestial one.

Discussion for Acts 5

  • Gladfys Free
    after I read your commentary. I could see things I had never seen before.loved it.
  • Peter Karanja
    The apostles could not deny what they had seen and witnessed being done by the power of GOD. Even us today we cannot deny what JESUS is doing in our times The sick are healed, people are saved through the same NAME OF JESUS CHRIST.
  • Jerry
    these bold disciples, who just weeks before were cowering in a secret hideout because of their fear of getting arrested and murdered like the Christ, were now proclaiming the gospel, tells me their testimony was indeed real. Once the Holy Spirit came and filled them, they had no more fear, because they KNEW Jesus was God...awesome!!
  • Cowboy 🐄
    History repeats itself when we act beyond reason before consulting God
  • BSP
    Verse 37~There have always been those who rise up in revolt and gain a number of follower. Eventually these people pass away and their follower are scattered. The only real solution to the problems we see today is the coming of God's Kingdom.
  • BSP
    Verse 41~Even after all the apostles went through, they went away rejoicing because they knew they had done the right thing in imitation of Jesus Christ.

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