Parallel Verses

Amplified

And while Peter was earnestly revolving the vision in his mind and meditating on it, the [Holy] Spirit said to him, Behold, three men are looking for you!

New American Standard Bible

While Peter was reflecting on the vision, the Spirit said to him, "Behold, three men are looking for you.

King James Version

While Peter thought on the vision, the Spirit said unto him, Behold, three men seek thee.

Holman Bible

While Peter was thinking about the vision, the Spirit told him, “Three men are here looking for you.

International Standard Version

Peter was still thinking about the vision when the Spirit told him, "Look! Three men are looking for you.

A Conservative Version

And while Peter thought about the vision, the Spirit said to him, Behold, men seek thee.

American Standard Version

And while Peter thought on the vision, the Spirit said unto him, Behold, three men seek thee.

An Understandable Version

While Peter was thinking about [the meaning of] the vision, the Holy Spirit said to him, "Look, there are three men [here] looking for you.

Anderson New Testament

While Peter was thinking of the vision, the Spirit said to him: Behold, three men ask for you:

Bible in Basic English

And, while Peter was turning the vision over in his mind, the Spirit said to him, See, three men are looking for you.

Common New Testament

While Peter was reflecting on the vision, the Spirit said to him, "Behold, three men are looking for you.

Daniel Mace New Testament

As Peter was still pondering upon the vision, the spirit said to him, there are people below, who enquire for you.

Darby Translation

But as Peter continued pondering over the vision, the Spirit said to him, Behold, three men seek thee;

Godbey New Testament

And Peter meditating concerning the vision, the Spirit said to him, Behold, men are seeking thee;

Goodspeed New Testament

As Peter was pondering over his vision, the Spirit said to him, "There are two men looking for you.

John Wesley New Testament

While Peter was musing on the vision, the Spirit said to him, Behold, men seek thee.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

While Peter thought on the vision, the Spirit said unto him, Behold, three men seek thee.

Julia Smith Translation

And Peter reflecting concerning the vision, the Spirit said to him, Behold, three men seek thee.

King James 2000

While Peter thought on the vision, the Spirit said unto him, Behold, three men seek you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And [while] Peter was reflecting about the vision, the Spirit said to him, "Behold, men are looking for you.

Modern King James verseion

And while Peter thought on the vision, the Spirit said to him, Behold, three men are looking for you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

While Peter thought on this vision, the spirit said unto him, "Behold, men seek thee: arise therefore, get thee down,

Moffatt New Testament

So the Spirit said to Peter, who was pondering over the vision, "There are three men looking for you!

Montgomery New Testament

So the Spirit said to Peter, who was still pondering over the vision.

NET Bible

While Peter was still thinking seriously about the vision, the Spirit said to him, "Look! Three men are looking for you.

New Heart English Bible

While Peter was pondering the vision, the Spirit said to him, "Behold, three men seek you.

Noyes New Testament

And while Peter was meditating on the vision, the Spirit said to him, Behold, men are seeking thee;

Sawyer New Testament

And while Peter was considering of the vision, the Spirit said to him, Behold, men seek you;

The Emphasized Bible

And, as Peter was pondering over the vision, the Spirit said - Lo! two men, seeking thee.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But while Peter was musing upon the vision, the Spirit said to him, Lo! three men are inquiring after thee.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Peter was still pondering over the vision, when the Spirit said to him: "There are two men looking for you at this moment.

Webster

While Peter thought on the vision, the Spirit said to him, Behold, three men seek thee.

Weymouth New Testament

And Peter was still earnestly thinking over the vision, when the Spirit said to him, "Three men are now inquiring for you.

Williams New Testament

While Peter was meditating on the vision, the Spirit said to him, "There are two men looking for you.

World English Bible

While Peter was pondering the vision, the Spirit said to him, "Behold, three men seek you.

Worrell New Testament

And, while Peter was earnestly considering the vision, the Spirit said to him, "Behold, three men are seeking you.

Worsley New Testament

And as Peter was pondering upon the vision, the Spirit said unto him, Behold there are three men enquiring for thee:

Youngs Literal Translation

And Peter thinking about the vision, the Spirit said to him, 'Lo, three men do seek thee;

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

Πέτρος 
Petros 
Usage: 160

ἐνθυμέομαι 
Enthumeomai 
Usage: 2

on
περί 
Peri 
Usage: 254

the vision
ὅραμα 
Horama 
Usage: 10

the Spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

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

him

Usage: 0

ἰδού 
Idou 
behold, lo, see
Usage: 140

τρεῖς τρία 
Treis 
Usage: 51

men
ἀνήρ 
Aner 
man, husband, sir, fellow, not tr
Usage: 198

ζητέω 
Zeteo 
Usage: 79

References

Context Readings

Peter Has A Vision

18 And they called out to inquire whether Simon who was surnamed Peter was staying there. 19 And while Peter was earnestly revolving the vision in his mind and meditating on it, the [Holy] Spirit said to him, Behold, three men are looking for you! 20 Get up and go below and accompany them without any doubt [about its legality] or any discrimination or hesitation, for I have sent them.


Cross References

Acts 8:29

Then the [Holy] Spirit said to Philip, Go forward and join yourself to this chariot.

John 16:13

But when He, the Spirit of Truth (the Truth-giving Spirit) comes, He will guide you into all the Truth (the whole, full Truth). For He will not speak His own message [on His own authority]; but He will tell whatever He hears [from the Father; He will give the message that has been given to Him], and He will announce and declare to you the things that are to come [that will happen in the future].

Acts 11:12

And the [Holy] Spirit instructed me to accompany them without [the least] hesitation or misgivings or discrimination. So these six brethren accompanied me also, and we went into the man's house.

Acts 13:2

While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, Separate now for Me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.

Acts 16:6-7

And Paul and Silas passed through the territory of Phrygia and Galatia, having been forbidden by the Holy Spirit to proclaim the Word in [the province of] Asia.

Acts 21:4

And having looked up the disciples there, we remained with them for seven days. Prompted by the [Holy] Spirit, they kept telling Paul not to set foot in Jerusalem.

1 Corinthians 12:11

All these [gifts, achievements, abilities] are inspired and brought to pass by one and the same [Holy] Spirit, Who apportions to each person individually [exactly] as He chooses.

1 Timothy 4:1

But the [Holy] Spirit distinctly and expressly declares that in latter times some will turn away from the faith, giving attention to deluding and seducing spirits and doctrines that demons teach,

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