Acts 16:25



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But about midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns of praise to God, and the prisoners were listening to them;

King James Version

And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God: and the prisoners heard them.

International Standard Version

Around midnight, Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them.

A Conservative Version

Now toward midnight Paul and Silas, while praying, were singing praises to God, and the prisoners were listening to them.

American Standard Version

But about midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns unto God, and the prisoners were listening to them;

Amplified

But about midnight, as Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns of praise to God, and the [other] prisoners were listening to them,

An Understandable Version

But about midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God while the [other] prisoners listened.

Anderson New Testament

And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sung a hymn to God; and the prisoners were listening to them.

Bible in Basic English

But about the middle of the night, Paul and Silas were making prayers and songs to God in the hearing of the prisoners;

Common New Testament

But about midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them,

Daniel Mace New Testament

At midnight Paul and Silas went to prayers, and sang praises to God, which the other prisoners heard:

Darby Translation

And at midnight Paul and Silas, in praying, were praising God with singing, and the prisoners listened to them.

Godbey New Testament

But at midnight Paul and Silas, praying, continued to sing praises to God: and the prisoners heard them.

Goodspeed New Testament

But about midnight, as Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns of praise to God, and the prisoners were listening to them,

Holman Bible

About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them.

John Wesley New Testament

But at midnight Paul and Silas having prayed, sung an hymn to God: and the prisoners heard them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But at midnight as Paul and Silas prayed and sang praises unto God, and the prisoners heard them,

Julia Smith Translation

And at midnight Paul and Silas praying, praised God: and the imprisoned heard them.

King James 2000

And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God: and the prisoners heard them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now about midnight, Paul and Silas were praying [and] singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them.

Modern King James verseion

And toward midnight Paul and Silas prayed and praised God in a hymn. And the prisoners listened to them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

At midnight, Paul and Silas prayed, and lauded God. And the prisoners heard them.

Moffatt New Testament

But about midnight, as Paul and Silas were praying and singing to God, while the prisoners listened,

Montgomery New Testament

But at midnight, while Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them,

NET Bible

About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the rest of the prisoners were listening to them.

New Heart English Bible

But about midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them.

New simplified Bible

Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God at midnight. The prisoners were listening to them.

Noyes New Testament

But at midnight Paul and Silas praying, were singing praises to God; and the prisoners were listening to them.

Sawyer New Testament

But at midnight Paul and Silas prayed and sung praises to God, and the prisoners heard them.

The Emphasized Bible

And, at midnight, Paul and Silas, being at prayer, began singing praise unto God; and the prisoners unto them, did hearken.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But about midnight Paul and Silas, after joining in prayer, sang hymns to God: and the prisoners heard them.

Twentieth Century New Testament

About midnight, while Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and while the prisoners were listening to them,

Webster

And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises to God: and the prisoners heard them.

Weymouth New Testament

About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them,

Williams New Testament

But about midnight, while Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns of praise to God, and the prisoners were listening to them,

World English Bible

But about midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them.

Worrell New Testament

And about midnight Paul and Silas, while engaged in prayer, were singing praise to God; and the prisoners were listening to them.

Worsley New Testament

Now in the middle of the night Paul and Silas were praying and singing praises to God, and the prisoners heard them.

Youngs Literal Translation

And at midnight Paul and Silas praying, were singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were hearing them,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

at
κατά 
Kata 
according to , after , against , in , by , daily , as ,
Usage: 428

μεσονύκτιον 
mesonuktion 
Usage: 2

Παῦλος 
Paulos 
Usage: 162

and


δέ 
De 
and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 0
Usage: 2184

Σίλας 
Silas 
Usage: 13

προσεύχομαι 
Proseuchomai 
Usage: 61

ὑμνέω 
Humneo 
Usage: 4

θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

δέσμιος 
Desmios 
prisoner , be in bonds , in bonds
Usage: 16

ἐπακροάομαι 
Epakroaomai 
Usage: 1

Context Readings

The Conversion Of The Philippian Jailer

24 and he, having received such a command, threw them into the inner prison and fastened their feet in the stocks. 25 But about midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns of praise to God, and the prisoners were listening to them; 26 and suddenly there came a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison house were shaken; and immediately all the doors were opened and everyone's chains were unfastened.


Cross References

Job 35:10

"But no one says, 'Where is God my Maker, Who gives songs in the night,

Psalm 42:8

The LORD will command His lovingkindness in the daytime; And His song will be with me in the night, A prayer to the God of my life.

Psalm 77:6

I will remember my song in the night; I will meditate with my heart, And my spirit ponders:

Psalm 119:62

At midnight I shall rise to give thanks to You Because of Your righteous ordinances.

Ezra 3:12-13

Yet many of the priests and Levites and heads of fathers' households, the old men who had seen the first temple, wept with a loud voice when the foundation of this house was laid before their eyes, while many shouted aloud for joy,

Psalm 22:2

O my God, I cry by day, but You do not answer; And by night, but I have no rest.

Psalm 34:1

I will bless the LORD at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth.

Psalm 50:15

Call upon Me in the day of trouble; I shall rescue you, and you will honor Me."

Psalm 71:7

I have become a marvel to many, For You are my strong refuge.

Psalm 77:2

In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord; In the night my hand was stretched out without weariness; My soul refused to be comforted.

Psalm 91:15

"He will call upon Me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will rescue him and honor him.

Psalm 119:55

O LORD, I remember Your name in the night, And keep Your law.

Isaiah 30:29

You will have songs as in the night when you keep the festival, And gladness of heart as when one marches to the sound of the flute, To go to the mountain of the LORD, to the Rock of Israel.

Zechariah 3:8

'Now listen, Joshua the high priest, you and your friends who are sitting in front of you--indeed they are men who are a symbol, for behold, I am going to bring in My servant the Branch.

Matthew 5:10-11

"Blessed are those who have been persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 26:38-39

Then He said to them, "My soul is deeply grieved, to the point of death; remain here and keep watch with Me."

Luke 6:22-23

"Blessed are you when men hate you, and ostracize you, and insult you, and scorn your name as evil, for the sake of the Son of Man.

Luke 22:44

And being in agony He was praying very fervently; and His sweat became like drops of blood, falling down upon the ground.

Acts 5:41

So they went on their way from the presence of the Council, rejoicing that they had been considered worthy to suffer shame for His name.

Romans 5:3

And not only this, but we also exult in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation brings about perseverance;

Romans 12:12

rejoicing in hope, persevering in tribulation, devoted to prayer,

2 Corinthians 4:8-9

we are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not despairing;

2 Corinthians 4:16-17

Therefore we do not lose heart, but though our outer man is decaying, yet our inner man is being renewed day by day.

2 Corinthians 6:10

as sorrowful yet always rejoicing, as poor yet making many rich, as having nothing yet possessing all things.

Ephesians 5:19

speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody with your heart to the Lord;

Philippians 2:17

But even if I am being poured out as a drink offering upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I rejoice and share my joy with you all.

Philippians 4:4-7

Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice!

Colossians 1:24

Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I do my share on behalf of His body, which is the church, in filling up what is lacking in Christ's afflictions.

Colossians 3:15-17

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body; and be thankful.

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

Rejoice always;

Hebrews 5:7

In the days of His flesh, He offered up both prayers and supplications with loud crying and tears to the One able to save Him from death, and He was heard because of His piety.

James 1:2

Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials,

James 5:13

Is anyone among you suffering? Then he must pray Is anyone cheerful? He is to sing praises.

1 Peter 1:6-8

In this you greatly rejoice, even though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been distressed by various trials,

1 Peter 4:14

If you are reviled for the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you.



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