Acts 8:28

“Was returning, and sitting in his chariot read Esaias the prophet.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Was returning, and sitting in his charet, read Esaias the Prophet.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and he was returning and sitting in his chariot, and was reading the prophet Isaiah.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and he was returning and sitting in his chariot, and was reading the prophet Isaiah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He was going back, seated in his carriage, and was reading the book of the prophet Isaiah.
- Basic English Bible

was returning and sitting in his chariot: and he was reading the prophet Esaias.
- Darby Bible

Was returning; and sitting in his chariot, read Isaiah the prophet.
- Webster's Bible

and was now on his way home; and as he sat in his chariot he was reading the Prophet Isaiah.
- Weymouth Bible

He was returning and sitting in his chariot, and was reading the prophet Isaiah.
- World English Bible

And he turnede ayen, sittinge on his chare, and redinge Isaie, the profete.
- Wycliffe Bible

he was also returning, and is sitting on his chariot, and he was reading the prophet Isaiah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 8:28


8:28 Sitting in his chariot, he read the Prophet Isaiah - God meeteth those that remember him in his ways. It is good to read, hear, seek information even in a journey. Why should we not redeem all our time?


People's Bible Notes for Acts 8:28


Ac 8:28 Was returning and . . . read Esaias. Reading aloud in the Oriental manner. Perhaps he had heard at Jerusalem of Jesus and the Christians. At any rate, he was reading in Isaiah a prophecy of Christ.

Discussion for Acts 8

  • Irene123
    The Bible itself proves one cannot be a 'lone' Christian. Acts 8:26-40 (God's spirit spoke to Philip). The eunuch admitted he needed someone to teach him. That's why God instituted the pastorate and disciples (saints), to be in that place, by prayer
  • Jodi
    I am so glad to read of the need of preaching. In this day so many say they don't need to go to church, but the unuch said how can I unless someone guide me?
  • Steve morrow
    ---RECEIVE THE HOLY SPIRIT---ACTS 5:32 AND WE ARE HIS WITNESSES OF THESE THINGS AND SO IS ALSO THE HOLY SPIRIT --- WHOM GOD HATH GIVEN ---TO THEM THAT OBEY HIM
    ( JESUS TEACHES NOT MAN ) LUKE 11:13 IF YOU THEN BEING EVIL KNOW HOW TO GIVE GOOD GIFTS UNTO YOUR CHILDREN HOW MUCH MORE SHALL YOUR HEAVENLY FATHER GIVE THE HOLY SPIRIT TO THEM THAT ASK HIM
  • A disciple
    Mark; It wasn't true, whatever you were taught that only the original living Apostles could be the vehicles for God giving His Holy Spirit. John the Baptist said, that Jesus was He who would baptize in the Holy Spirit and fire. Jesus Himself, when expounding to the Apostles about the purpose of God for "us" in this world till He returns; said how the Holy Spirit must be in us to fulfill that plan.
  • Bruce
    Mark:When you feel The Father tug on your Heart:John6:44 / ask forgiveness:1John 1:9 / Jesus will wash away your sins in his own blood Revelation1:5 / you will be Baptized with The Holy Ghost:Matthew 3:11 / you will know!:2Corinthians 5:17 / you will be Sealed:Ephesians 1:13 / Satan will try to destroy you! Get dressed for battle! Ephesians 6:11 / you will be persecuted:Matthew 5:11 / .
  • Irene123
    To receive the Holy Ghost today you follow the plan of Jesus in Acts 2:38; the people gathered from all over the Roman Emp. in Jerusalem for the Day of Pentecost asked, after hearing Peter's message - Acts 2:37 .....

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