Acts 18:9



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And the Lord said to Paul in the night by a vision, "Do not be afraid any longer, but go on speaking and do not be silent;

King James Version

Then spake the Lord to Paul in the night by a vision, Be not afraid, but speak, and hold not thy peace:

Holman Bible

Then the Lord said to Paul in a night vision, "Don't be afraid, but keep on speaking and don't be silent.

International Standard Version

One night, the Lord told Paul in a vision, "Stop being afraid to speak out! Don't remain silent!

A Conservative Version

And the Lord spoke to Paul by a vision at night, Fear not, but speak, and be not silent,

American Standard Version

And the Lord said unto Paul in the night by a vision, Be not afraid, but speak and hold not thy peace:

Amplified

And one night the Lord said to Paul in a vision, Have no fear, but speak and do not keep silent;

An Understandable Version

Then the Lord spoke to Paul in a night vision [i.e., a divinely given dream]: "Do not be afraid, but speak up and do not hold [anything] back,

Anderson New Testament

And the Lord spoke to Paul by a vision in the night: Fear not; but speak, and be not silent;

Bible in Basic English

And the Lord said to Paul in the night, in a vision, Have no fear and go on preaching:

Common New Testament

And the Lord said to Paul one night in a vision, "Do not be afraid, but go on speaking and do not be silent;

Daniel Mace New Testament

then the Lord said to Paul in a vision by night, "be not afraid, but speak, and be not silenc'd:

Darby Translation

And the Lord said by vision in the night to Paul, Fear not, but speak and be not silent;

Godbey New Testament

And the Lord spoke to Paul in the night through a vision, Fear not, but speak, and be not silent:

Goodspeed New Testament

One night the Lord said to Paul in a vision, "Do not be afraid! Go on speaking and do not give up,

John Wesley New Testament

Then the Lord said to Paul by a vision, in the night, Fear not, but speak and hold not thy peace:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then the Lord spoke to Paul in the night by a vision, Do not be afraid, but speak and do not be silent,

Julia Smith Translation

And the Lord said through a vision by night to Paul, Fear not, but speak, and thou shouldest not be silent:

King James 2000

Then spoke the Lord to Paul in the night by a vision, Be not afraid, but speak, and hold not your peace:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the Lord said to Paul by a vision in the night, "Do not be afraid, but speak and do not keep silent,

Modern King James verseion

And the Lord spoke to Paul in the night by a vision, Do not be afraid, but speak, and be not silent.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then spake the Lord to Paul in the night by a vision, "Be not afraid, but speak, and hold not thy peace:

Moffatt New Testament

And the Lord said to Paul in a vision by night, "Have no fear, speak on and never stop,

Montgomery New Testament

And the Lord said to Paul in a vision, by night. "Have no fear; go on speaking, and do not keep silent;

NET Bible

The Lord said to Paul by a vision in the night, "Do not be afraid, but speak and do not be silent,

New Heart English Bible

The Lord said to Paul in the night by a vision, "Do not be afraid, but speak and do not be silent;

New simplified Bible

The Lord said to Paul in the night by a vision: Do not be afraid, but speak. Do not keep silent!

Noyes New Testament

And the Lord said to Paul through a vision in the night, Be not afraid, but speak on, and be not silent;

Sawyer New Testament

And the Lord said to Paul, in a vision by night, Fear not, but speak and be not silent,

The Emphasized Bible

And the Lord said by night, through means of a vision, unto Paul - Be not afraid! but be speaking, - and do not hold thy peace;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then spake the Lord in a vision by night to Paul, Fear not, but speak; and hold not thy peace:

Twentieth Century New Testament

One night the Lord said to Paul, in a vision: "Have no fear, but continue to speak, and refuse to be silenced;

Webster

Then the Lord spoke to Paul in the night by a vision, Be not afraid, but speak, and hold not thy peace:

Weymouth New Testament

And, in a vision by night, the Lord said to Paul, "Dismiss your fears: go on speaking, and do not give up.

Williams New Testament

One night in a vision the Lord said to Paul, "Stop being afraid, go on speaking, never give up;

World English Bible

The Lord said to Paul in the night by a vision, "Don't be afraid, but speak and don't be silent;

Worrell New Testament

And the Lord said to Paul, through a vision by night, "Fear not, but speak, and be not silent;

Worsley New Testament

And the Lord said to Paul by a vision in the night, "Fear not, but speak: and be not silent:

Youngs Literal Translation

And the Lord said through a vision in the night to Paul, 'Be not afraid, but be speaking and thou mayest be not silent;

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

ἔπω 
Epo 
say , speak , tell , command , bid , , vr say
Usage: 824

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Lord , lord , master , sir , Sir ,
Usage: 643

to Paul
Παῦλος 
Paulos 
Usage: 162

in
ἐν 
En 
in , by , with , among , at , on , through ,
Usage: 2128

the night
νύξ 
Nux 
Usage: 52

by
διά 
Dia 
by , through , with , for , for ... sake , therefore , for this cause , because ,
Usage: 527

ὅραμα 
Horama 
Usage: 10

Be
φοβέω 
Phobeo 
fear , be afraid , be afraid of , reverence ,
Usage: 68

not
μή 
me 
μή 
me 
not , no , that not , God forbid 9 , lest , neither , no man , but , none , not translated ,
not , no , that not , God forbid 9 , lest , neither , no man , but , none , not translated ,
Usage: 493
Usage: 493

φοβέω 
Phobeo 
fear , be afraid , be afraid of , reverence ,
Usage: 68

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but , yea , yet , nevertheless , howbeit , nay , therefore , save , not tr ,
Usage: 461

λαλέω 
Laleo 
speak , say , tell , talk , preach , utter , , vr speak
Usage: 235

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

σιωπάω 
Siopao 
Usage: 8

References

Context Readings

Paul, Silas, And Timothy In Corinth

8 Crispus, the leader of the synagogue, believed in the Lord with all his household, and many of the Corinthians when they heard were believing and being baptized. 9 And the Lord said to Paul in the night by a vision, "Do not be afraid any longer, but go on speaking and do not be silent; 10 for I am with you, and no man will attack you in order to harm you, for I have many people in this city."


Cross References

Acts 23:11

But on the night immediately following, the Lord stood at his side and said, "Take courage; for as you have solemnly witnessed to My cause at Jerusalem, so you must witness at Rome also."

2 Corinthians 12:1-3

Boasting is necessary, though it is not profitable; but I will go on to visions and revelations of the Lord.

Isaiah 58:1

"Cry loudly, do not hold back; Raise your voice like a trumpet, And declare to My people their transgression And to the house of Jacob their sins.

Jeremiah 1:17

"Now, gird up your loins and arise, and speak to them all which I command you Do not be dismayed before them, or I will dismay you before them.

Ezekiel 2:6-8

"And you, son of man, neither fear them nor fear their words, though thistles and thorns are with you and you sit on scorpions; neither fear their words nor be dismayed at their presence, for they are a rebellious house.

Ezekiel 3:9-11

"Like emery harder than flint I have made your forehead. Do not be afraid of them or be dismayed before them, though they are a rebellious house."

Jonah 3:2

"Arise, go to Nineveh the great city and proclaim to it the proclamation which I am going to tell you."

Micah 3:8

On the other hand I am filled with power-- With the Spirit of the LORD-- And with justice and courage To make known to Jacob his rebellious act, Even to Israel his sin.

Acts 16:9

A vision appeared to Paul in the night: a man of Macedonia was standing and appealing to him, and saying, "Come over to Macedonia and help us."

Acts 22:18

and I saw Him saying to me, 'Make haste, and get out of Jerusalem quickly, because they will not accept your testimony about Me.'

Acts 27:23-25

"For this very night an angel of the God to whom I belong and whom I serve stood before me,

Ephesians 6:19-20

and pray on my behalf, that utterance may be given to me in the opening of my mouth, to make known with boldness the mystery of the gospel,

1 Thessalonians 2:2

but after we had already suffered and been mistreated in Philippi, as you know, we had the boldness in our God to speak to you the gospel of God amid much opposition.



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