Acts 8:30

“And Philip ran thither to him, and heard him read the prophet Esaias, and said, Understandest thou what thou readest?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Philip ran thither to him, and heard him reade the Prophet Esaias, and said, Understandest thou what thou readest?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Philip ran up and heard him reading Isaiah the prophet, and said, "Do you understand what you are reading?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Philip ran to him, and heard him reading Isaiah the prophet, and said, Understandest thou what thou readest?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Philip, running up to him, saw that he was reading Isaiah the prophet, and said to him, Is the sense of what you are reading clear to you?
- Basic English Bible

And Philip, running up, heard him reading the prophet Esaias, and said, Dost thou then know what thou art reading of?
- Darby Bible

And Philip ran thither to him, and heard him reading the prophet Isaiah, and said, Understandest thou what thou readest?
- Webster's Bible

So Philip ran up and heard the eunuch reading the Prophet Isaiah. "Do you understand what you are reading?" he asked.
- Weymouth Bible

Philip ran to him, and heard him reading Isaiah the prophet, and said, "Do you understand what you are reading?"
- World English Bible

And Filip `ran to, and herde hym redynge Ysaie, the prophete. And he seide, Gessist thou, whether thou vndirstondist, what thingis thou redist?
- Wycliffe Bible

and Philip having run near, heard him reading the prophet Isaiah, and said, `Dost thou then know what thou dost read?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 8:30


8:30 And Philip running to him, said, Understandest thou what thou readest? - He did not begin about the weather, news, or the like. In speaking for God, we may frequently come to the point at once, without circumlocution.


Discussion for Acts 8:30

  • Emmanuel aika for verse 30
    No one read and understand the bible except he or she is guided by d holy spirit because d holy spirit gives knowledge and understanding to every believer to interpret d bible.

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