Acts 8:29

“Then the Spirit said unto Philip, Go near, and join thyself to this chariot.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then the Spirit saide vnto Philip, Goe neere, and ioyne thy selfe to this charet.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then the Spirit said to Philip, "Go up and join this chariot."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the Spirit said unto Philip, Go near, and join thyself to this chariot.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the Spirit said to Philip, Go near, and get on his carriage.
- Basic English Bible

And the Spirit said to Philip, Approach and join this chariot.
- Darby Bible

Then the Spirit said to Philip, Go near and join thyself to this chariot.
- Webster's Bible

Then the Spirit said to Philip, "Go and enter that chariot."
- Weymouth Bible

The Spirit said to Philip, "Go near, and join yourself to this chariot."
- World English Bible

And the spirit seide to Filip, Neiye thou, and ioyne thee to this chare.
- Wycliffe Bible

And the Spirit said to Philip, `Go near, and be joined to this chariot;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Acts 8:29


Ac 8:29,30 The Spirit said. How we are not told. Philip promptly obeyed, ran to the chariot, listened and heard what he read, and then asked his question, the result of which was that he was asked to take his place in the chariot to explain the Scripture.

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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