Acts 12:5

“Peter therefore was kept in prison: but prayer was made without ceasing of the church unto God for him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Acts 12:5

Peter therefore was kept in prison, but prayer was made without ceasing of the Church vnto God for him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So Peter was kept in the prison, but prayer for him was being made fervently by the church to God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Peter therefore was kept in the prison: but prayer was made earnestly of the church unto God for him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So Peter was kept in prison: but the church made strong prayer to God for him.
- Basic English Bible

Peter therefore was kept in the prison; but unceasing prayer was made by the assembly to God concerning him.
- Darby Bible

Peter therefore was kept in prison: but prayer was made without ceasing by the church to God for him.
- Webster's Bible

So Peter was kept in prison; but long and fervent prayer was offered to God by the Church on his behalf.
- Weymouth Bible

Peter therefore was kept in the prison, but constant prayer was made by the assembly to God for him.
- World English Bible

And Petre was kept in prisoun; but preier was maad of the chirche with out ceessing to God for hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

Peter, therefore, indeed, was kept in the prison, and fervent prayer was being made by the assembly unto God for him,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Acts 12:5

Wesley's Notes for Acts 12:5


12:5 Continual prayer was made for him - Yet when their prayer was answered, they could scarce believe it, #Ac 12:15|. But why had they not prayed for St. James also? Because he was put to death as soon as apprehended.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 12:5


Ac 12:5 But prayer was made without ceasing. By the whole church, in its assemblies, that God might deliver him.

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