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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.

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The angel

Acts 12:23
but at the instant an angel of the Lord smote him, because he did not glorify God: so that he became a prey to worms and died. In the mean time, the
Acts 5:19
but an angel of the Lord opened the prison-doors by night, and having brought them out, said to them,
Acts 10:30
then Cornelius said, it is now four days ago that I was fasting, and while I was at prayers in my house, about the ninth hour, a man in bright attire presented himself before me,
Acts 27:23
for an angel of that God, whose minister I am, and whom I serve, this night appear'd to me, and said, Paul, be not afraid:
Hebrews 1:14
are not all those spirits dispatch'd as ministers to take care of those who shall belong to the christian church.

And a

Acts 9:3
As he was on his journey, and near Damascus, on a sudden, a light from heaven surrounded him,
Revelation 18:1
After this I saw another angel come down from heaven, having great power; and the earth was lightned with his glory.


Ephesians 5:14
wherefore 'tis said, " awake thou that sleepest, arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light."

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Acts 5:18
went and seized on the apostles, and put them in the common prison.