Acts 8:33

“In his humiliation his judgment was taken away: and who shall declare his generation? for his life is taken from the earth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

In his humiliation, his Iudgement was taken away: and who shall declare his generation? For his life is taken from the earth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"IN HUMILIATION HIS JUDGMENT WAS TAKEN AWAY; WHO WILL RELATE HIS GENERATION? FOR HIS LIFE IS REMOVED FROM THE EARTH."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

In his humiliation his judgment was taken away: His generation who shall declare? For his life is taken from the earth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Being of low degree, his cause was not given a hearing: who has knowledge of his family? for his life is cut off from the earth.
- Basic English Bible

In his humiliation his judgment has been taken away, and who shall declare his generation? for his life is taken from the earth.
- Darby Bible

In his humiliation his judgment was taken away: and who shall declare his generation? for his life is taken from the earth.
- Webster's Bible

In His humiliation justice was denied Him. Who will make known His posterity? For He is destroyed from among men."
- Weymouth Bible

In his humiliation, his judgment was taken away. Who will declare His generation? For his life is taken from the earth."
- World English Bible

In mekenesse his dom was takun vp; who schal telle out the generacioun of hym? For his lijf schal be takun awei fro the erthe.
- Wycliffe Bible

in his humiliation his judgment was taken away, and his generation -- who shall declare? because taken from the earth is his life.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 8:33


8:33 In his humiliation his judgment was taken away - That is, when he was a man, he had no justice shown him. To take away a person's judgment, is a proverbial phrase for oppressing him. And who shall declare, or count his generation - That is, who can number his seed, #Isa 53:10|; which he hath purchased by laying down his life?


People's Bible Notes for Acts 8:33


Ac 8:33 His judgment was taken away. Justice was trampled under foot. Who shall declare his generation? Meyer, De Wette, Robinson and Hackett all agree that this refers to portraying the wickedness of the generation which slew him. Others insist that it means Christ's spiritual posterity, his followers.

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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