Acts 16:40

“And they went out of the prison, and entered into the house of Lydia: and when they had seen the brethren, they comforted them, and departed.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Acts 16:40

And they went out of the prison, and entred into the house of Lydia, and when they had seene the brethren, they comforted them, and departed.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

They went out of the prison and entered {the house of} Lydia, and when they saw the brethren, they encouraged them and departed.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they went out of the prison, and entered into `the house' of Lydia: and when they had seen the brethren, they comforted them, and departed.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they came out of the prison and went to the house of Lydia: and when they had seen the brothers they gave them comfort and went away.
- Basic English Bible

And having gone out of the prison, they came to Lydia; and having seen the brethren, they exhorted them and went away.
- Darby Bible

And they went out of the prison, and entered into the house of Lydia: and when they had seen the brethren, they comforted them, and departed.
- Webster's Bible

Then Paul and Silas, having come out of the prison, went to Lydia's house; and, after seeing the brethren and encouraging them, they left Philippi.
- Weymouth Bible

They went out of the prison, and entered into Lydia's house. When they had seen the brothers, they encouraged them, and departed.
- World English Bible

And thei yeden out of the prisoun, and entriden to Lidie. And whanne thei siyen britheren, thei coumfortiden hem, and yeden forth.
- Wycliffe Bible

and they, having gone forth out of the prison, entered into [the house of] Lydia, and having seen the brethren, they comforted them, and went forth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Acts 16:40

Wesley's Notes for Acts 16:40


16:40 When they had seen the brethren, they comforted them and departed - Though many circumstances now invited their stay, yet they wisely complied with the request of the magistrates, that they might not seem to express any degree of obstinacy or revenge, or give any suspicion of a design to stir up the people.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 16:40


Ac 16:40 When they had seen the brethren. Who now met at the house of Lydia. The church thus planted grew and was afterwards honored with an apostolic letter. Departed. To another field of labor. The reader should pause to reflect that Philippi had been the first place, so far as we know, where the gospel was preached in Europe (Ac 16:12,13), that a woman was the first convert (Ac 16:14,15), that the messengers of the cross were met with blows, torture, and the dungeon (Ac 16:22-24), but through grace and the power of God triumphed gloriously (Ac 16:40). While Paul was in his next field of labor, Thessalonica, this young church of Philippi twice sent contributions to sustain him (Php 4:15,16).

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