Acts 22:20

“And when the blood of thy martyr Stephen was shed, I also was standing by, and consenting unto his death, and kept the raiment of them that slew him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Acts 22:20

And when þe blood of thy martyr Steuen was shed, I also was standing by, and consenting vnto his death, and kept the raiment of them that slew him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'And when the blood of Your witness Stephen was being shed, I also was standing by approving, and watching out for the coats of those who were slaying him.'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and when the blood of Stephen thy witness was shed, I also was standing by, and consenting, and keeping the garments of them that slew him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when Stephen your witness was put to death, I was there, giving approval, and looking after the clothing of those who put him to death.
- Basic English Bible

and when the blood of thy witness Stephen was shed, I also myself was standing by and consenting, and kept the clothes of them who killed him.
- Darby Bible

And when the blood of thy martyr Stephen was shed, I also was standing by, and consenting to his death, and kept the raiment of them that slew him.
- Webster's Bible

and when they were shedding the blood of Stephen, Thy witness, I was standing by, fully approving of it, and I held the clothes of those who were killing him.'
- Weymouth Bible

When the blood of Stephen, your witness, was shed, I also was standing by, and consenting to his death, and guarding the cloaks of those who killed him.'
- World English Bible

And whanne the blood of Steuene, thi witnesse, was sched out, Y stood niy, and consentide, and kept the clothis of men that slowen hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

and when the blood of thy witness Stephen was being poured forth, I also was standing by and assenting to his death, and keeping the garments of those putting him to death;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Acts 22:20

Wesley's Notes for Acts 22:20


22:20 When the blood of thy martyr Stephen was shed, I also was standing by - A real convert still retains the remembrance of his former sins. He confesses thorn and is humbled for them, all the days of his life.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 22:20


Ac 22:20 When the blood of thy martyr Stephen was shed. See Ac 7:58 8:1.

Discussion for Acts 22:20

  • Sumith de alwis on Acts 22:20
    "keeping the garments of those putting him to death"Is this part of the stonning process ? please explain the stonning process from beginning to end. Is it a sinful act to keep garments of those putting one to death ?
  • Sumith de alwis on Acts 22:20
    the act of keeping clothes at his feet. what does this mean ? Who are witness whose clothes were removed ? why should witness remove clothes - is it before stonning and why ?


 

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