Acts 8:34

“And the eunuch answered Philip, and said, I pray thee, of whom speaketh the prophet this? of himself, or of some other man?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the Eunuch answered Philip, and said, I pray thee, of whom speaketh the Prophet this? of himselfe, or of some other man?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The eunuch answered Philip and said, "Please {tell me,} of whom does the prophet say this? Of himself or of someone else?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the eunuch answered Philip, and said, I pray thee, of whom speaketh the prophet this? of himself, or of some other?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the Ethiopian said to Philip, About whom are these words said by the prophet? about himself, or some other?
- Basic English Bible

And the eunuch answering Philip said, I pray thee, concerning whom does the prophet say this? of himself or of some other?
- Darby Bible

And the eunuch answered Philip, and said, I pray thee, of whom speaketh the prophet this? of himself, or of some other man?
- Webster's Bible

Pray, of whom is the Prophet speaking? inquired the eunuch; "of himself or of some one else?"
- Weymouth Bible

The eunuch answered Philip, "Who is the prophet talking about? About himself, or about someone else?"
- World English Bible

And the gelding answeride to Filip, and seide, Y biseche thee, of `what profete seith he this thing? of him silf, ethir of ony othere?
- Wycliffe Bible

And the eunuch answering Philip said, `I pray thee, about whom doth the prophet say this? about himself, or about some other one?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Acts 8:34


Ac 8:34 Of whom speaketh the prophet this? This gave Philip the opportunity of preaching Jesus.

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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