Acts 11:7

“And I heard a voice saying unto me, Arise, Peter; slay and eat.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And I heard a voyce, saying vnto me, Arise Peter, slay, and eate.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"I also heard a voice saying to me, 'Get up, Peter; kill and eat.'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And I heard also a voice saying unto me, Rise, Peter; kill and eat.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And a voice came to my ears saying, Come, Peter; take them for food.
- Basic English Bible

And I heard also a voice saying to me, Rise up, Peter, slay and eat.
- Darby Bible

And I heard a voice saying to me, Arise, Peter; slay and eat.
- Webster's Bible

I also heard a voice saying to me, "`Rise, Peter, kill and eat.'
- Weymouth Bible

I also heard a voice saying to me, 'Rise, Peter, kill and eat!'
- World English Bible

And Y herde also a vois that seide to me, Petre, rise thou, and sle, and eete.
- Wycliffe Bible

and I heard a voice saying to me, Having risen, Peter, slay and eat;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Acts 11

  • Mike
    Danny's comment on 1 14 2015, 4:46am... Please explain Verse 7 Peter was experiencing a vision. Vision is not reality. A vision is one of the divine techniques God uses to give information or understanding to someone. Thus in a vision one can see things presented by God and can also hear words spoken by God or anyone chosen by God in the vision. This vision had nothing to do with the reality of
  • BSP
    Verse 26 shows that it was first in Antioch that the disciples were called Christians.
  • Michael C.
    "What God hath cleansed, that call not thou common." We, as the children of God, should discern what is sacred and holy, in the same Spirit as our Father in heaven. The redemption of a man's soul, and all that goes into his salvation, is precious; and true conversions rare. Insomuch as we should carefully scrutinize to assure someone's right repentance and faith; by so much our joy when we see it!
  • Reneeallen445
    In verse 7 GOD was trying to show Peter that everything and everyone belongs to Him. And if He says its clean and good who are we to not obey His word.
  • Alex Thomas
    Thank you Jesus for your precious blood. Praise the Lord
  • Lilian
    We need the Holy Spirit every moment of our lives. For only the Holy Spirit can cleansed us and guide us into his heavenly manna the word of God. Thanks to Jesus for providing us with his manna. Jesus himself is the word of God. He have come to give us life. Thanks to Jesus for his precious blood that shed for us. Amen

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