Parallel Verses

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:

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,

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,

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

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 And he became very hungry, and would have eaten: but while they made ready, he fell into a trance, 11 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: 12 Wherein were all manner of fourfooted beasts of the earth, and wild beasts, and creeping things, and fowls of the air.


Cross References

John 1:51

And he saith unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Hereafter ye shall see heaven open, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man.

Genesis 49:10

The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh come; and unto him shall the gathering of the people be.

Isaiah 11:6-14

The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them.

Isaiah 19:23-25

In that day shall there be a highway out of Egypt to Assyria, and the Assyrian shall come into Egypt, and the Egyptian 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, Keep not back: bring my sons from far, and my daughters from the ends of the earth;

Isaiah 56:8

The Lord GOD which gathereth the outcasts of Israel saith, Yet will I gather others to him, beside those that are gathered unto him.

Ezekiel 1:1

Now it came to pass in the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, in the fifth day of the month, as I was among the captives by the river of Chebar, that the heavens were opened, and I saw visions of God.

Matthew 8:11

And I say unto you, That many shall come from the east and west, and shall sit down with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 13:47-48

Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a net, that was cast into the sea, and gathered of every kind:

Luke 3:21

Now when all the people were baptized, it came to pass, that Jesus also being baptized, and praying, the heaven was opened,

John 11:52

And not for that nation only, but that also he should gather together in one the children of God that were scattered abroad.

John 12:32

And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me.

Acts 7:56

And said, Behold, 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 gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.

Romans 3:29-31

Is he the God of the Jews only? is he not also of the Gentiles? Yes, of the Gentiles also:

Romans 9:4

Who are Israelites; to whom pertaineth the adoption, and the glory, and the covenants, and the giving of the law, and the service of God, and the promises;

Romans 15:9-12

And that the Gentiles might glorify God for his mercy; as it is written, For this cause I will confess to thee among the Gentiles, and sing unto thy name.

Romans 16:25-26

Now to him that is of power to stablish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery, which was kept secret since the world began,

Galatians 2:15

We who are Jews by nature, and not sinners of the Gentiles,

Galatians 3:28

There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 1:10

That in the dispensation of the fulness of times he might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven, and which are on earth; even in him:

Ephesians 3:6

That the Gentiles should be fellowheirs, and of the same body, and partakers of his promise in Christ by the gospel:

Colossians 3:11

Where there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, Barbarian, Scythian, bond nor free: but Christ is all, and in all.

Revelation 4:1

After this I looked, and, behold, a door was opened in heaven: and the first voice which I heard was as it were of a trumpet talking with me; which said, Come up hither, and I will shew thee things which must be hereafter.

Revelation 11:19

And the temple of God was opened in heaven, and there was seen in his temple the ark of his testament: and there were lightnings, and voices, and thunderings, and an earthquake, and great hail.

Revelation 19:11

And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war.

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