Acts 10:11 and he saw the sky opened up, and an object like a great sheet coming down, lowered by four corners to the ground,


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

and he saw the sky opened up, and an object like a great sheet coming down, lowered by four corners to the ground,

King James Version

And saw heaven opened, and a certain vessel descending unto him, as it had been a great sheet knit at the four corners, and let down to the earth:

Holman Bible

He saw heaven opened and an object coming down that resembled a large sheet being lowered to the earth by its four corners.

International Standard Version

and saw heaven open and something like a large linen sheet coming down, being lowered by its four corners to the ground.

A Conservative Version

And he sees heaven opened, and a certain container descending to him, like a great sheet bound at four corners, and being lowered to the earth,

American Standard Version

and he beholdeth the heaven opened, and a certain vessel descending, as it were a great sheet, let down by four corners upon the earth:

Amplified

And he saw the sky opened and something like a great sheet lowered by the four corners, descending to the earth.

An Understandable Version

and could see the sky open up and a huge sheet-like container being lowered to the ground by its four corners.

Anderson New Testament

and he saw heaven opened, and some vessel, like a great sheet, descending, bound by the four corners, and let down to the earth.

Bible in Basic English

And he saw the heavens opening, and a vessel coming down, like a great cloth let down on the earth,

Common New Testament

and he saw heaven opened, and something descending, like a great sheet, let down by four corners to the earth.

Daniel Mace New Testament

when he saw the heaven open, and something descending in the form of a great sheet, ty'd at the four corners, and let down to the earth:

Darby Translation

and he beholds the heaven opened, and a certain vessel descending, as a great sheet, bound by the four corners and let down to the earth;

Godbey New Testament

and he saw the heaven open, and a certain vessel like a great sheet came down, and resting upon the earth with four rope ends:

Goodspeed New Testament

and saw the sky opened and a thing like a great sheet coming down, lowered to the ground by the four corners,

John Wesley New Testament

And saw heaven opened, and a certain vessel like a great sheet, tied at the four corners, descending to him, and let down on the earth:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and saw the heaven opened and a certain vessel descending unto him, as it had been a great sheet knit at the four corners and let down to the earth,

Julia Smith Translation

And he sees heaven opened, and a certain vessel descending upon him, as a great linen napkin fastened at the four beginnings, and laid down upon the earth:

King James 2000

And saw heaven opened, and a certain vessel descending unto him, as it had been a great sheet held at the four corners, and let down to the earth:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he saw heaven opened and an object something like a large sheet coming down, being let down to the earth by its four corners,

Modern King James verseion

And he saw the heaven opened and a certain vessel like a sheet coming down to him, being bound at the four corners and let down to the earth;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and saw heaven opened, and a certain vessel come down unto him, as it had been a great sheet, knit at the four corners, and was let down to the earth,

Moffatt New Testament

He saw heaven open and a vessel coming down, like a huge sheet lowered by the four corners to the earth,

Montgomery New Testament

He beheld the sky opened, and a vessel descending like an enormous sail let down to earth by four corners.

NET Bible

He saw heaven opened and an object something like a large sheet descending, being let down to earth by its four corners.

New Heart English Bible

He saw heaven opened and a certain container descending to him, like a great sheet let down by four corners on the earth,

Noyes New Testament

and he beheld heaven opened, and a sort of vessel descending, as it were a large sheet having cords at the four corners, and let down upon the earth;

Sawyer New Testament

and he beheld heaven opened, and a certain vessel like a great sheet descending, let down by four corners to the earth,

The Emphasized Bible

And he beholdeth heaven opened, and, corning down, a kind of vessel, like a large linen cloth, by its four corners, being let down upon the earth,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And he saw heaven opened, and there descended to him a certain vessel, as a great sheet with chains at the four corners, and resting upon the earth:

Twentieth Century New Testament

And saw that the heavens were open, and that something like a great sail was descending, let down by its four corners towards the earth.

Webster

And saw heaven opened, and a certain vessel descending to him, as it had been a great sheet knit at the four corners, and let down to the earth:

Weymouth New Testament

The sky had opened to his view, and what seemed to be an enormous sail was descending, being let down to the earth by ropes at the four corners.

Williams New Testament

and saw the sky opened, and something like a great sheet coming down, lowered to the earth by the four corners,

World English Bible

He saw heaven opened and a certain container descending to him, like a great sheet let down by four corners on the earth,

Worrell New Testament

and he beholds the heaven opened, and a certain vessel descending, as a great sheet, let down by four corners upon the earth;

Worsley New Testament

and some thing descending to him, like a great sheet tied at the four corners, and let down to the earth:

Youngs Literal Translation

and he doth behold the heaven opened, and descending unto him a certain vessel, as a great sheet, bound at the four corners, and let down upon the earth,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

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

θεωρέω 
theoreo 
Usage: 40

οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

ἀνοίγω 
Anoigo 
Usage: 62

and



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

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

σκεῦος 
Skeuos 
Usage: 17

καταβαίνω 
Katabaino 
Usage: 63

ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644


Usage: 0

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

it had been a great
μέγας 
megas 
Usage: 167

ὀθόνη 
Othone 
Usage: 2

δέω 
Deo 
bind, tie, knit, be in bonds, wind
Usage: 32

at the four
τέσσαρες τέσσαρα 
Tessares 
Usage: 40

ἀρχή 
Arche 
Usage: 42

καθίημι 
Kathiemi 
Usage: 4

to
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

Context Readings

Peter Has A Vision

10 But he became hungry and was desiring to eat; but while they were making preparations, he fell into a trance; 11 and he saw the sky opened up, and an object like a great sheet coming down, lowered by four corners to the ground, 12 and there were in it all kinds of four-footed animals and crawling creatures of the earth and birds of the air.


Cross References

John 1:51

And He said to him, "Truly, truly, I say to you, you will see the heavens opened and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of Man."

Genesis 49:10

"The scepter shall not depart from Judah, Nor the ruler's staff from between his feet, Until Shiloh comes, And to him shall be the obedience of the peoples.

Isaiah 11:6-14

And the wolf will dwell with the lamb, And the leopard will lie down with the young goat, And the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; And a little boy will lead them.

Isaiah 19:23-25

In that day there will be a highway from Egypt to Assyria, and the Assyrians will come into Egypt and the Egyptians into Assyria, and the Egyptians will worship with the Assyrians.

Isaiah 43:6

"I will say to the north, 'Give them up!' And to the south, 'Do not hold them back ' Bring My sons from afar And My daughters from the ends of the earth,

Isaiah 56:8

The Lord GOD, who gathers the dispersed of Israel, declares, "Yet others I will gather to them, to those already gathered."

Ezekiel 1:1

Now it came about in the thirtieth year, on the fifth day of the fourth month, while I was by the river Chebar among the exiles, the heavens were opened and I saw visions of God.

Matthew 8:11

"I say to you that many will come from east and west, and recline at the table with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven;

Matthew 13:47-48

"Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a dragnet cast into the sea, and gathering fish of every kind;

Luke 3:21

Now when all the people were baptized, Jesus was also baptized, and while He was praying, heaven was opened,

John 11:52

and not for the nation only, but in order that He might also gather together into one the children of God who are scattered abroad.

John 12:32

"And I, if I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all men to Myself."

Acts 7:56

and he said, "Behold, I see the heavens opened up and the Son of Man standing at the right hand of God."

Romans 1:16

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

Romans 3:29-31

Or is God the God of Jews only? Is He not the God of Gentiles also? Yes, of Gentiles also,

Romans 9:4

who are Israelites, to whom belongs the adoption as sons, and the glory and the covenants and the giving of the Law and the temple service and the promises,

Romans 15:9-12

and for the Gentiles to glorify God for His mercy; as it is written, "THEREFORE I WILL GIVE PRAISE TO YOU AMONG THE GENTILES, AND I WILL SING TO YOUR NAME."

Romans 16:25-26

Now to Him who is able to establish you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which has been kept secret for long ages past,

Galatians 2:15

"We are Jews by nature and not sinners from among the Gentiles;

Galatians 3:28

There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free man, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 1:10

with a view to an administration suitable to the fullness of the times, that is, the summing up of all things in Christ, things in the heavens and things on the earth. In Him

Ephesians 3:6

to be specific, that the Gentiles are fellow heirs and fellow members of the body, and fellow partakers of the promise in Christ Jesus through the gospel,

Colossians 3:11

a renewal in which there is no distinction between Greek and Jew, circumcised and uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave and freeman, but Christ is all, and in all.

Revelation 4:1

After these things I looked, and behold, a door standing open in heaven, and the first voice which I had heard, like the sound of a trumpet speaking with me, said, "Come up here, and I will show you what must take place after these things."

Revelation 11:19

And the temple of God which is in heaven was opened; and the ark of His covenant appeared in His temple, and there were flashes of lightning and sounds and peals of thunder and an earthquake and a great hailstorm.

Revelation 19:11

And I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse, and He who sat on it is called Faithful and True, and in righteousness He judges and wages war.



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