Acts 20:8

“And there were many lights in the upper chamber, where they were gathered together.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And there were many lights in the vpper chamber where they were gathered together.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

There were many lamps in the upper room where we were gathered together.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And there were many lights in the upper chamber where we were gathered together.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And there were a number of lights in the room where we had come together.
- Basic English Bible

And there were many lights in the upper room where we were assembled.
- Darby Bible

And there were many lights in the upper chamber, where they were assembled.
- Webster's Bible

Now there were a good many lamps in the room upstairs where we all were,
- Weymouth Bible

There were many lights in the upper room where we were gathered together.
- World English Bible

and he drow along the sermoun til in to mydnyyt. And many laumpes weren in the soler, where we weren gaderyd togidir.
- Wycliffe Bible

and there were many lamps in the upper chamber where they were gathered together,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 20:8


20:8 There were many lamps in the room where they were assembled - To prevent any possible scandal.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 20:8


Ac 20:8 There were many lights. This is mentioned to show how they could meet at night. In those time public meetings and even the games of the theater were by daylight. Means of lighting were very imperfect.

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