Parallel Verses

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,

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 that resembled a large sheet coming down, being lowered by its four corners to the earth.

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 up, and an object like a great sheet descending, lowered by its four corners 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:

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,

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

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

saw
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

him

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 wished to eat, - and, while they were making ready, there came upon him a trance; 11 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, 12 In which were all the quadrupeds and creeping things of earth and birds of heaven.


Cross References

John 1:51

And he saith unto him - Verily, verily, I say unto you: Ye shall see heaven - when set open, and, the messengers of God, ascending and descending unto the Son of Man.

Genesis 49:10

The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, Nor the commanders staff a from between his feet, - Until that he come in as a Shiloh, And, his, be the obedience of the peoples:

Isaiah 11:6-14

And the wolf shall dwell with the lamb, And, the leopard, with the kid, shall lie down, - And the calf and the young lion and the fatling - together, With, a little child, leading them;

Isaiah 19:23-25

In that day, shall there be a highway. from Egypt to Assyria, And, the Assyrians, shall come into Egypt, And, the Egyptians, into Assyria; And, the Egyptians shall serve, with the Assyrians.

Isaiah 43:6

I will say to the North Give up! And to the South Do not withhold! Bring in My sons from far, and My daughters from the end of the earth;

Isaiah 56:8

Declareth My Lord, Yahweh, Who is gathering the outcasts of Israel: - Yet others, will I gather unto him Besides his own gathered ones.

Ezekiel 1:1

And it came to pass in the thirtieth year, in the fourth mouth on the fifth day of the month I being in the midst of them of the captivity, by the river Chebar, that the heavens were opened, and I saw visions of God.

Matthew 8:11

But I say unto you, Many from east and west, will have come, and shall recline with Abraham and Isaac and Jacob, in the kingdom of the heavens;

Matthew 13:47-48

Again, the kingdom of the heavens is like unto, a large drag-net, cast into the sea and gathering of every kind, -

Luke 3:21

Now it came to pass, when one and all the people were immersed, Jesus also, having been immersed, and being at prayer, heaven was opened;

John 11:52

and, not for the nation only, but that, the scattered children of God also, he might gather together into one.

John 12:32

And, I, if I be lifted up out of the earth, will draw, all, unto myself.

Acts 7:56

And said - Lo! I see the heavens opened, and the Son of Man, standing, on the right hand of God.

Romans 1:16

For I am not ashamed of the joyful message; for it is God's power unto salvation, to every one that believeth, both to Jew firstand to Greek;

Romans 3:29-31

Or, is God the God, of Jews only, and not of the nations also? Yea! of the nations also: -

Romans 9:4

Who, indeed, are Israelites, whose are the sonship, and the glory, and the covenants, and the legislation, and the divine service, and the promises,

Romans 15:9-12

And that, the nations, for mercy should glorify God: - even as it is written - For this cause, will I openly confess unto thee among nations, and, unto thy name, will strike the strings;

Romans 16:25-26

Now, unto him who hath power to establish you, according to my glad-message - even the proclamation of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of a sacred secret, in age-past times kept silent,

Galatians 2:15

We, by nature Jews, and not sinners from among the nations,

Galatians 3:28

There cannot be Jew or Greek, there cannot be bond or free, there cannot be male and female, for, all ye, are one, in Christ Jesus:

Ephesians 1:10

For an administration of the fulness of the seasons, to reunite for himself (under one head) the all things in the Christ, the things upon the heavens, and the things upon the earth, in him:

Ephesians 3:6

That they who are of the nations should be joint heirs, and a joint body, and joint partakers of the promise in Christ Jesus through means of the glad-message, -

Colossians 3:11

Wherein there cannot be Greek and Jew, circumcision and uncircumcision, foreigner, Scythian, bond, free, - but, all things and in all, Christ:

Revelation 4:1

After these things, I saw, and lo! a door set open in heaven; and, the first voice which I heard as of a trumpet, speaking with me, saying - Come up hither! and I will point out to thee the things which must needs come to pass. After these things,

Revelation 11:19

And the sanctuary of God which is in heaven, was opened, and the ark of his covenant in his sanctuary, appeared, and there came to be lightnings, and voices, and thunderings, and an earthquake, and great hail.

Revelation 19:11

And I saw heaven, set open, and lo! a white horse, and, he that was sitting thereon, calledFaithful, and True; and, in righteousness, doth he judge and make war;

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