Acts 5:1

“But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But a certaine man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, solde a possession,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But a man named Ananias, with his wife Sapphira, sold a piece of property,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,
- American Standard Version (1901)

But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, got money for his property,
- Basic English Bible

But a certain man, Ananias by name, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,
- Darby Bible

But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,
- Webster's Bible

There was a man of the name of Ananias who, with his wife Sapphira, sold some property but,
- Weymouth Bible

But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira, his wife, sold a possession,
- World English Bible

But a man, Anany bi name, with Safira, his wijf,
- Wycliffe Bible

And a certain man, Ananias by name, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 5:1


5:1 But a certain man named Ananias - It is certain, not a believer, for all that believed were of one heart and of one soul: probably not baptized; but intending now to offer himself for baptism.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 5:1


Ac 5:1 The Sin and Punishment of Ananias and Sapphira SUMMARY OF ACTS 5: The Deceit and Death of Ananias. Of Sapphira. The Increase of the Church. The Signs and Wonders. The Rage of the High Priest and the Sadducees. The Imprisonment of the Apostles. The Prison Doors Opened. Teaching in the Temple. Again Arrested and Threatened. Their Bold Answer. The Resolve of the Sanhedrin to Slay Them. The Wise Counsel of Gamaliel. The Apostles Beaten and Let Go. But. Amid the peace, grace and abounding liberality of the church there was one dark spot. The sin and fate of Ananias and his wife must be recorded.

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