Acts 5:7

“And it was about the space of three houres after, when his wife, not knowing what was done, came in.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

And it was about the space of three hours after, when his wife, not knowing what was done, came in.
- King James Version

Now there elapsed an interval of about three hours, and his wife came in, not knowing what had happened.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And it was about the space of three hours after, when his wife, not knowing what was done, came in.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And about three hours after, his wife, having no knowledge of what had taken place, came in.
- Basic English Bible

And it came to pass about three hours afterwards, that his wife, not knowing what had happened, came in.
- Darby Bible

And it was about the space of three hours after, when his wife, not knowing what was done, came in.
- Webster's Bible

About three hours had passed, when his wife came in, knowing nothing of what had happened.
- Weymouth Bible

About three hours later, his wife, not knowing what had happened, came in.
- World English Bible

And ther was maad as a space of thre ouris, and his wijf knewe not that thing that was don, and entride.
- Wycliffe Bible

And it came to pass, about three hours after, that his wife, not knowing what hath happened, came in,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 5:7


5:7 About the space of three hours - How precious a space! The woman had a longer time for repentance.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 5:7


Ac 5:7 His wife . . . came in. To the place of assembly, not having heard of her husband's fate, but full of his spirit.

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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