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.
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
but an angel of the Lord opened the prison-doors by night, and having brought them out, said to them,
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,
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:
are not all those spirits dispatch'd as ministers to take care of those who shall belong to the christian church.
As he was on his journey, and near Damascus, on a sudden, a light from heaven surrounded him,
After this I saw another angel come down from heaven, having great power; and the earth was lightned with his glory.
wherefore 'tis said, " awake thou that sleepest, arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light."
went and seized on the apostles, and put them in the common prison.