Acts 8:31

“And he said, How can I, except some man should guide me? And he desired Philip that he would come up and sit with him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And hee said, How can I, except some man should guide me? And he desired Philip, that hee would come vp, and sit with him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And he said, "Well, how could I, unless someone guides me? And he invited Philip to come up and sit with him."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he said, How can I, except some one shall guide me? And he besought Philip to come up and sit with him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he said, How is that possible when I have no guide? And he made Philip get up by his side.
- Basic English Bible

And he said, How should I then be able unless some one guide me? And he begged Philip to come up and sit with him.
- Darby Bible

And he said, How can I, except some man should guide me? And he desired Philip that he would come up, and sit with him.
- Webster's Bible

Why, how can I, replied the eunuch, "unless some one explains it to me?" And he earnestly invited Philip to come up and sit with him.
- Weymouth Bible

He said, "How can I, unless someone explains it to me?" He begged Philip to come up and sit with him.
- World English Bible

And he seide, How may Y, if no man schewe to me? And he preiede Filip, that he schulde come vp, and sitte with hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

and he said, `Why, how am I able, if some one may not guide me?' he called Philip also, having come up, to sit with him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 8:31


8:31 He desired Philip to come up and sit with him - Such was his modesty, and thirst after instruction.


Discussion for Acts 8:31

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