Acts 12:3

“And because he saw it pleased the Jews, he proceeded further to take Peter also. (Then were the days of unleavened bread.)”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And because he saw it pleased the Iewes, hee proceeded further, to take Peter also. (Then were the dayes of vnleauened bread.)
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When he saw that it pleased the Jews, he proceeded to arrest Peter also. Now it was during the days of Unleavened Bread.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when he saw that it pleased the Jews, he proceeded to seize Peter also. And `those' were the days of unleavened bread.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when he saw that this was pleasing to the Jews he went on to take Peter in addition. This was at the time of the feast of unleavened bread.
- Basic English Bible

And seeing that it was pleasing to the Jews, he went on to take Peter also: (and they were the days of unleavened bread:)
- Darby Bible

And because he saw it pleased the Jews, he proceeded further to take Peter also. Then were the days of unleavened bread.
- Webster's Bible

Finding that this gratified the Jews, he proceeded to seize Peter also; these being the days of Unleavened Bread.
- Weymouth Bible

When he saw that it pleased the Jews, he proceeded to seize Peter also. This was during the days of unleavened bread.
- World English Bible

And he siy that it pleside to Jewis, and keste to take also Petre; and the daies of therf looues weren.
- Wycliffe Bible

and having seen that it is pleasing to the Jews, he added to lay hold of Peter also -- and they were the days of the unleavened food --
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 12:3


12:3 Then were the days of unleavened bread - At which the Jews came together from all parts.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 12:3


Ac 12:3 He saw it pleased the Jews. He would rather please men than God. Hence, he seized Peter. The days of unleavened bread. The Passover week. See Ex 12:15,16. Called "Easter" in Ac 12:4.

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