Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Peter, therefore, was kept in the prison; but, prayer, was, earnestly, being made by the assembly, unto God, concerning him.

New American Standard Bible

So Peter was kept in the prison, but prayer for him was being made fervently by the church to God.

King James Version

Peter therefore was kept in prison: but prayer was made without ceasing of the church unto God for him.

Holman Bible

So Peter was kept in prison, but prayer was being made earnestly to God for him by the church.

International Standard Version

So Peter was kept in prison, but earnest prayer to God for him was being offered by the assembly.

A Conservative Version

Indeed therefore Peter was kept in the prison, but fervent prayer was being made by the church to God for him.

American Standard Version

Peter therefore was kept in the prison: but prayer was made earnestly of the church unto God for him.

Amplified

So Peter was kept in prison, but fervent and persistent prayer for him was being made to God by the church.

An Understandable Version

So, Peter was kept in jail, but the church continued to pray earnestly to God for him. [See verse 12].

Anderson New Testament

Therefore, Peter was kept in prison; but fervent prayer to God was made for him by the church.

Bible in Basic English

So Peter was kept in prison: but the church made strong prayer to God for him.

Common New Testament

So Peter was kept in prison, but earnest prayer for him was made to God by the church.

Daniel Mace New Testament

thus Peter was kept in prison, but the Church prayed to God, without ceasing, for him,

Darby Translation

Peter therefore was kept in the prison; but unceasing prayer was made by the assembly to God concerning him.

Godbey New Testament

Then indeed Peter was kept in prison: but prayer to God in his behalf was incessantly made by the church.

Goodspeed New Testament

So Peter was kept in the jail, but the church was praying earnestly to God for him.

John Wesley New Testament

So Peter was kept in the prison; but continual prayer was made to God by the church for him.

Julia Smith Translation

Truly therefore was Peter kept in prison: and prayer was made continually by the church to God for him.

King James 2000

Peter therefore was kept in prison: but prayer was made without ceasing of the church unto God for him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Thus Peter was kept in the prison, but prayer was fervently being made to God by the church for him.

Modern King James verseion

Then, indeed, Peter was kept in prison. But earnest prayer was made to God for him by the church.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then was Peter kept in prison. But prayer was made without ceasing of the congregation unto God for him.

Moffatt New Testament

So Peter was closely guarded in prison, while earnest prayer for him was offered to God by the church.

Montgomery New Testament

So Peter was kept in prison, but earnest prayer to God was made by the church for him.

NET Bible

So Peter was kept in prison, but those in the church were earnestly praying to God for him.

New Heart English Bible

Peter therefore was kept in the prison, but constant prayer was made by the church to God for him.

Noyes New Testament

Peter therefore was kept guarded in prison; but earnest prayer was made by the church to God in his behalf.

Sawyer New Testament

Peter therefore was kept by the guard; but prayer was made incessantly by the church to God for him.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

So then Peter was kept in prison: but fervent prayer was offered up by the church to God for him.

Twentieth Century New Testament

So Peter was kept in prison, but meanwhile the prayers of the Church were being earnestly offered to God on his behalf.

Webster

Peter therefore was kept in prison: but prayer was made without ceasing by the church to God for him.

Weymouth New Testament

So Peter was kept in prison; but long and fervent prayer was offered to God by the Church on his behalf.

Williams New Testament

So Peter was being kept in prison, but earnest prayer to God for him was persistently made by the church.

World English Bible

Peter therefore was kept in the prison, but constant prayer was made by the assembly to God for him.

Worrell New Testament

Peter, therefore, was kept in the prison; but prayer was being earnestly made by the assembly to God in his behalf.

Worsley New Testament

Peter was therefore kept in custody: but incessant prayer was made to God for him by the church.

Youngs Literal Translation

Peter, therefore, indeed, was kept in the prison, and fervent prayer was being made by the assembly unto God for him,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Πέτρος 
Petros 
Usage: 160

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

τηρέω 
Tereo 
Usage: 49

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

φυλακή 
Phulake 
Usage: 35

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

προσευχή 
Proseuche 
Usage: 31

was
ἦν 
En 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410

γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

ἐκτενής 
Ektenes 
Usage: 2

of
ὑπό 
Hupo 
of, by, under, with, in, not tr,
Usage: 188

the church
ἐκκλησία 
Ekklesia 
Usage: 93

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

for
ὑπέρ 
Huper 
Usage: 138

Context Readings

Herod Kills James And Imprisons Peter

4 Whom also having seized, he put into prison, delivering him up unto four quaternions of soldiers, to be guarding him, - intending, after the passover, to bring him up unto the people. 5 Peter, therefore, was kept in the prison; but, prayer, was, earnestly, being made by the assembly, unto God, concerning him. 6 And, when Herod was about to bring him forth, on that night, was Peter sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains, guards, also, before the door, were keeping the prison.


Cross References

2 Corinthians 1:11

Ye also labouring together on our behalf, by your supplication, that, unto many persons, being due the gift of favour, unto us, through means of many, might thanks be given in our behalf.

Isaiah 62:6-7

Upon thy walls O Jerusalem, have I appointed watchmen, All the day and all the night through, let them not hold their peace, - O ye that put Yahweh in mind, Do not take rest to yourselves,

Matthew 18:19

Again, verilyI say unto you - If two from among you shall agree upon the earth concerning any matter, whatsoever they shall ask, it shall be brought to pass for them, from my Father who is in the heavens;

Luke 18:1

And he was speaking a parable unto them, as to its being needful for them always to pray, and not be faint-hearted;

Acts 12:12

And, considering the matter, he came unto the house of Mary, the mother of John who was surnamed Mark, where a considerable number were gathered together and praying.

1 Corinthians 12:26

And, whether one member, suffereth, all the members, suffer with it, or, a member is glorified, all the members, rejoice together.

Ephesians 6:18-20

With all prayer and supplication, praying in every season, in spirit, and, thereunto, watching, with all perseverance and supplication, for all the saints, -

1 Thessalonians 5:17

Unceasingly, pray,

Hebrews 13:3

Bear in mind them who are in bonds, as having become jointly bound, - them who are suffering ill-treatment, as being yourselves also in the body.

James 5:16

Be openly confessing, therefore, one to another, your sins, and be praying in each other's behalf, - that ye may be healed. Much availeth, the supplication of a righteous man, when it is energised:

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