Acts 12:8

“And the angel said unto him, Gird thyself, and bind on thy sandals. And so he did. And he saith unto him, Cast thy garment about thee, and follow me.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Acts 12:8

And the Angel said vnto him, Girde thy selfe, and binde on thy sandales: And so he did. And he sayth vnto him, Cast thy garment about thee, and follow me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And the angel said to him, "Gird yourself and put on your sandals. And he did so. And he *said to him, "Wrap your cloak around you and follow me.""
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the angel said unto him, Gird thyself, and bind on thy sandals. And he did so. And he saith unto him, Cast thy garment about thee, and follow me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then the angel said, Put on your shoes and get ready to go. And he did so. And he said, Put your coat round you and come with me.
- Basic English Bible

And the angel said to him, Gird thyself, and bind on thy sandals. And he did so. And he says to him, Cast thine upper garment about thee and follow me.
- Darby Bible

And the angel said to him, Gird thyself, and bind on thy sandals; and so he did. And he saith to him, Cast thy garment about thee, and follow me.
- Webster's Bible

Fasten your girdle, said the angel, "and tie on your sandals." He did so. Then the angel said, "Throw your cloak round you, and follow me."
- Weymouth Bible

The angel said to him, "Get dressed and put on your sandals." He did so. He said to him, "Put on your cloak, and follow me."
- World English Bible

And the aungel seide to hym, Girde thee, and do on thin hoosis. And he dide so. And he seide to hym, Do aboute thee thi clothis, and sue me.
- Wycliffe Bible

The messenger also said to him, `Gird thyself, and bind on thy sandals;' and he did so; and he saith to him, `Put thy garment round and be following me;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Acts 12:8

Wesley's Notes for Acts 12:8


12:8 Gird thyself - Probably he had put off his girdle, sandals, and upper garment, before he lay down to sleep.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 12:8


Ac 12:8 Gird thyself. In other words, Dress thyself. His girdle was unfastened while sleeping, and his sandals laid off. The garment to be cast about him was a cloak. There was no haste.

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