Acts 16:25

“And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God: and the prisoners heard them.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And at midnight, Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises vnto God: and the prisoners heard them.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But about midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns of praise to God, and the prisoners were listening to them;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But about midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns unto God, and the prisoners were listening to them;
- American Standard Version (1901)

But about the middle of the night, Paul and Silas were making prayers and songs to God in the hearing of the prisoners;
- Basic English Bible

And at midnight Paul and Silas, in praying, were praising God with singing, and the prisoners listened to them.
- Darby Bible

And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises to God: and the prisoners heard them.
- Webster's Bible

About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them,
- Weymouth Bible

But about midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them.
- World English Bible

And at mydniyt Poul and Silas worschipide, and heriden God; and thei that weren in kepyng herden hem.
- Wycliffe Bible

And at midnight Paul and Silas praying, were singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were hearing them,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 16:25


16:25 Paul and Silas sung a hymn to God - Notwithstanding weariness, hunger stripes, and blood. And the prisoners heard - A song to which they were not accustomed.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 16:25


Ac 16:25 Prayed, and sang praises unto God. Never before had such sounds at midnight been heard from that inner dungeon. Bound, fettered, tortured, the spirit still had liberty, could pray, and praise God.

Discussion for Acts 16

  • Peter A. Okebukola
    God was the protector and guide of Paul and Silas. He saw them through the thick and thin of their missionary journeys. The Holy Spirit was in hand to tell them where to go and not to go. Wherever they went, coverts were won. Even when jailed, God came to the rescue. It is the same God today and we must look up to him for daily guidance. In turn, we should spread the gospel to lost souls.
  • Ray321
    Romans 10:9 That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. We must follow his comments for to grow in Grace not for Salvation. We are seal by the Holy Spirit of God in Salvation, we cannot loose it. Praise God
  • Tahj D. Clements
    Amen. Obey and receive. If you believe on Him you will follow His commandments. You cannot just believe and be saved. The Apostles They who said this vers Knew that those who truly believe on Jesus's name will repent and follow the righteous way to The Father which Jesus taught. Read The book of Matthew chapter 5 for the information in what Jesus said and taught. I love you all. May The Good Lord bless you this day and forever as your walk in Him continues. Amen.-Tahj
  • Love for Truth
    Amen to Acts 16;30-31 also please pay attention to everything Jesus and his Apostles taught on believing EX: Mark 16:16 He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved v17 signs that follow believers speaking with new tongues as mentioned in Acts 2:4 they were all filled with the Holy Ghost and spake in other tongues that were new to them. Believers should receive the Holy Ghost John 7:39





  • Stephen
    AMEN, LadyA!!!!! I too believe on the name of the Lord Jesus Christ!!!!!!!
  • LadyA
    I BELIEVE, I BELIEVE THAT JESUS CHRIST IS LORD!

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