Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And, behold, the angel of the Lord came upon him, and a light shined in the prison: and he smote Peter on the side, and raised him up, saying, Arise up quickly. And his chains fell off from his hands.
Immediately an angel of the Lord struck him because he did not give God the glory, and he was eaten by worms and died.
But during the night an angel of the Lord opened the doors of the prison, and brought them out, and said,
Cornelius said, "Four days ago to this hour, I was praying in my house during the ninth hour; and behold, a man stood before me in shining garments,
For this very night an angel of the God to whom I belong and whom I serve stood before me,
Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to serve for the sake of those who will inherit salvation?
Now as he journeyed he approached Damascus, and suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him.
After this I saw another angel coming down from heaven, having great authority; and the earth was made bright with his splendor.
For this reason it is said, "Awake, O sleeper, and arise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you."
They arrested the apostles and put them in the public jail.