Acts 12:9

“And he went out, and followed him; and wist not that it was true which was done by the angel; but thought he saw a vision.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Acts 12:9

And hee went out, and followed him, and wist not that it was true which was done by the Angel: but thought he saw a vision.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And he went out and continued to follow, and he did not know that what was being done by the angel was real, but thought he was seeing a vision.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he went out, and followed; and he knew not that it was true which was done by the angel, but thought he saw a vision.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he went out after him; and he was not certain if what was done by the angel was a fact, for it seemed to him that he was seeing a vision.
- Basic English Bible

And going forth he followed [him] and did not know that what was happening by means of the angel was real, but supposed he saw a vision.
- Darby Bible

And he went out, and followed him, and knew not that it was true which was done by the angel; but thought he saw a vision.
- Webster's Bible

So Peter went out, following him, yet could not believe that what the angel was doing was real, but supposed that he saw a vision.
- Weymouth Bible

And he went out and followed him. He didn't know that what was being done by the angel was real, but thought he saw a vision.
- World English Bible

And he yede out, and suede hym; and he wiste not that it was soth, that was don bi the aungel; for he gesside hym silf to haue sey a visioun.
- Wycliffe Bible

and having gone forth, he was following him, and he knew not that it is true that which is done through the messenger, and was thinking he saw a vision,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Acts 12:9

Wesley's Notes for Acts 12:9


12:7 His chains - With which his right arm was bound to one of the soldiers, and his left arm to the other.

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

12:10 The first and second ward - At each of which doubtless was a guard of soldiers. The gate opened of its own accord - Without either Peter or the angel touching it. And they went on through one street - That Peter might know which way to go. And the angel departed from him - Being himself sufficient for what remained to be done.

12:11 Now I know of a truth - That this is not a vision, #Acts 12:9|.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 12:9


Ac 12:9 Thought he saw a vision. All seemed so strange that, just aroused from sleep, he was uncertain whether it was real.

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