Acts 12:18

“Now as soon as it was day, there was no small stir among the soldiers, what was become of Peter.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Acts 12:18

Now assoone as it was day, there was no smal stirre among the souldiers, what was become of Peter.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now when day came, there was no small disturbance among the soldiers {as to} what could have become of Peter.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now as soon as it was day, there was no small stir among the soldiers, what was become of Peter.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now when it was day, the armed men were greatly troubled about what had become of Peter.
- Basic English Bible

And when it was day there was no small disturbance among the soldiers, what then was become of Peter.
- Darby Bible

Now as soon as it was day, there was no small stir among the soldiers, what was become of Peter.
- Webster's Bible

When morning came, there was no little commotion among the soldiers, as to what could possibly have become of Peter.
- Weymouth Bible

Now as soon as it was day, there was no small stir among the soldiers about what had become of Peter.
- World English Bible

And whanne the dai was come, ther was not lytil troubling among the knyytis, what was don of Petre.
- Wycliffe Bible

And day having come, there was not a little stir among the soldiers what then was become of Peter,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Acts 12:18

Wesley's Notes for Acts 12:18


12:17 Beckoning to them - Many of whom being amazed, were talking together. And he said, Show these things to James - The brother or kinsman of our Lord, and author of the epistle which bears his name. He appears to have been a person of considerable weight and importance, probably the chief overseer of that province, and of the Church in Jerusalem in particular. He went into another place - Where he might be better concealed till the storm was over.

12:19 Herod commanded them to be put to death - And thus the wicked suffered in the room of the righteous. And going down from Judea - With shame, for not having brought forth Peter, according to his promise.

12:20 Having gained Blastus - To their side, they sued for, and obtained peace - Reconciliation with Herod. And so the Christians of those parts were, by the providence of God, delivered from scarcity. Their country was nourished - Was provided with, corn, by the king's country - Thus Hiram also, king of Tyre, desired of Solomon food or corn for his household, #1Kings 5:9|.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 12:18


Ac 12:18 As soon as it was day. The sleeping soldiers did not discover that the prisoner was gone until morning.

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