Acts 12:12

“And when he had considered the thing, he came to the house of Mary the mother of John, whose surname was Mark; where many were gathered together praying.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And when he had considered the thing, he came to the house of Mary the mother of Iohn whose sirname was Marke, where many were gathered together praying.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And when he realized {this,} he went to the house of Mary, the mother of John who was also called Mark, where many were gathered together and were praying.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when he had considered `the thing', he came to the house of Mary the mother of John whose surname was Mark; where many were gathered together and were praying.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when he became clear about this, he went to the house of Mary, the mother of John named Mark, where a number of them had come together for prayer.
- Basic English Bible

And having become clearly conscious [in himself], he came to the house of Mary, the mother of John who was surnamed Mark, where were many gathered together and praying.
- Darby Bible

And when he had considered the thing, he came to the house of Mary the mother of John whose surname was Mark; where many were assembled, praying.
- Webster's Bible

So, after thinking things over, he went to the house of Mary, the mother of John surnamed Mark, where a large number of people were assembled, praying.
- Weymouth Bible

Thinking about that, he came to the house of Mary, the mother of John whose surname was Mark, where many were gathered together and were praying.
- World English Bible

And he bihelde, and cam to the hous of Marie, modir of Joon, that is named Marcus, where many weren gaderid togidre, and preiynge.
- Wycliffe Bible

also, having considered, he came unto the house of Mary, the mother of John, who is surnamed Mark, where there were many thronged together and praying.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 12:12


12:12 And having considered - What was best to be done. Many were gathered together - At midnight.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 12:12


Ac 12:12 Came to the house of Mary. This Mary was the mother of Mark, called in Acts both John and Mark. See Ac 13:5,13 15:39. She was related to Barnabas (Col 4:10). Many were assembled together praying. For Peter's deliverance.

Discussion for Acts 12:12

  • Phumelele for verse 12
    the fact that john was also called Mark is amazing,Most of this names were given by jesus unto his apostoles same goes for simon who is later called Peter!! so the book of Mark was written by John!!!

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