Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

But when Paul had got some sticks together and put them on the fire, a snake came out, because of the heat, and gave him a bite on the hand.

New American Standard Bible

But when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks and laid them on the fire, a viper came out because of the heat and fastened itself on his hand.

King James Version

And when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks, and laid them on the fire, there came a viper out of the heat, and fastened on his hand.

Holman Bible

As Paul gathered a bundle of brushwood and put it on the fire, a viper came out because of the heat and fastened itself to his hand.

International Standard Version

Paul gathered a bundle of sticks and put it on the fire. A poisonous snake was forced out by the heat and attached itself to Paul's hand.

A Conservative Version

And Paul having gathered a quantity of sticks, and having placed them on the fire, a viper having come out from the heat, it fastened on his hand.

American Standard Version

But when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks and laid them on the fire, a viper came out by reason of the heat, and fastened on his hand.

Amplified

Now Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks, and he was laying them on the fire when a viper crawled out because of the heat and fastened itself on his hand.

An Understandable Version

But as Paul gathered a bundle of sticks, and was placing them on the fire, a snake crawled out because of the heat and clung to his hand.

Anderson New Testament

And when Paul had brought together a heap of brushwood, and laid it on the fire, a viper came out, by reason of the heat, and fastened itself on his hand.

Common New Testament

But when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks and put them on the fire, a viper came out because of the heat and fastened itself on his hand.

Daniel Mace New Testament

when Paul having taken up some brush-wood and laid it upon the fire, a viper started out from the heat, and seiz'd upon his hand.

Darby Translation

And Paul having gathered a certain quantity of sticks together in a bundle and laid it on the fire, a viper coming out from the heat seized his hand.

Godbey New Testament

And Paul having gathered up a certain bundle of sticks, and placed it on the fire, a viper, having come out from the heat, fastened on his hand.

Goodspeed New Testament

Paul gathered a bundle of sticks and put them on the fire, when a viper crawled out of them because of the heat and fastened on his hand.

John Wesley New Testament

Now as Paul was gathering a bundle of sticks, and laying them on the fire, a viper coming from the heat, fastened upon his hand.

Julia Smith Translation

And Paul having collected together a multitude of dried sticks, and placed upon the pile of wood, a viper, having come forth out of the heat, seized his hand.

King James 2000

And when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks, and laid them on the fire, there came a viper out of the heat, and fastened on his hand.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And [when] Paul had gathered a large number of sticks and was placing [them] on the fire, a viper came out because of the heat [and] fastened itself on his hand.

Modern King James verseion

And Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks, and laying them on the fire, a viper came out of the heat and fastened on his hand.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks, And put them into the fire, there came a viper out of the heat and leapt on his hand.

Moffatt New Testament

Now Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks and laid them on the fire, when a viper crawled out with the heat and fastened on his hand.

Montgomery New Testament

Now when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks and thrown them on the fire, a viper crawled out because of the heat, and fastened on his hand.

NET Bible

When Paul had gathered a bundle of brushwood and was putting it on the fire, a viper came out because of the heat and fastened itself on his hand.

New Heart English Bible

But when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks and placed them on the fire, a viper came out because of the heat, and fastened on his hand.

Noyes New Testament

And when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks, and laid it on the fire, there came forth a viper by reason of the heat, and fastened on his hand.

Sawyer New Testament

And Paul having collected a bundle of sticks and put them on the fire, a viper coming out from the heat fastened on his hand.

The Emphasized Bible

But, when Paul had gathered a certain lot of firewood into a bundle, and laid it on the fire, a viper, by reason of the heat, coming forth, fastened on his hand.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But as Paul was gathering up a faggot of sticks, and laying them on the fire, there came a viper out of the heat, and fastened on his hand.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Paul had gathered a quantity of dry sticks and laid them on the fire, when a viper, driven out by the heat, fastened on his hand.

Webster

And when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks, and laid them on the fire, there came a viper out of the heat, and fastened on his hand.

Weymouth New Testament

Now, when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks and had thrown them on the fire, a viper, driven by the heat, came out and fastened itself on his hand.

Williams New Testament

Paul, too, gathered a bundle of sticks, and as he put them on the fire, because of the heat, a viper crawled out of them and fastened itself upon his hand.

World English Bible

But when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks and laid them on the fire, a viper came out because of the heat, and fastened on his hand.

Worrell New Testament

And Paul, having gathered a certain lot of fuel, and put it on the fire, a viper, coming out from the heat, fastened upon his hand.

Worsley New Testament

And Paul having gathered together a bundle of sticks, and laid them on the fire, there came out a viper from the heat, and fastened on his hand.

Youngs Literal Translation

but Paul having gathered together a quantity of sticks, and having laid them upon the fire, a viper -- out of the heat having come -- did fasten on his hand.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

Παῦλος 
Paulos 
Usage: 162

συστρέφω 
Sustrepho 
Usage: 1

a bundle
πλῆθος 
Plethos 
Usage: 32

of sticks
φρύγανον 
Phruganon 
Usage: 1

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ἐπιτίθημι 
Epitithemi 
lay on, lay, put, lay upon, put on, put upon, set, not tr,
Usage: 34

them on
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

the fire
πυρά 
Pura 
Usage: 2

ἐξέρχομαι 
Exerchomai 
go out, come, depart, go, go forth, come out, come forth,
Usage: 164

a viper
ἔχιδνα 
Echidna 
Usage: 3

out of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

the heat
θέρμη 
therme 
Usage: 1

and fastened on
καθάπτω 
Kathapto 
fasten on
Usage: 1

his

Usage: 0

References

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Easton

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Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Paul On Malta

2 And the simple people living there were uncommonly kind to us, for they made a fire for us, and took us in, because it was raining and cold. 3 But when Paul had got some sticks together and put them on the fire, a snake came out, because of the heat, and gave him a bite on the hand. 4 And when the people saw it hanging on his hand, they said to one another, Without doubt this man has put someone to death, and though he has got safely away from the sea, God will not let him go on living.


Cross References

Job 20:16

He takes the poison of snakes into his mouth, the tongue of the snake is the cause of his death.

Isaiah 30:6

The word about the Beasts of the South. Through the land of trouble and grief, the land of the she-lion and the voice of the lion, of the snake and the burning winged snake, they take their wealth on the backs of young asses, and their stores on camels, to a people in whom is no profit.

Isaiah 41:24

But you are nothing, and your work is of no value: foolish is he who takes you for his gods.

Isaiah 59:5

They give birth to snake's eggs, and make spider's threads: whoever takes their eggs for food comes to his death, and the egg which is crushed becomes a poison-snake.

Amos 5:19

As if a man, running away from a lion, came face to face with a bear; or went into the house and put his hand on the wall and got a bite from a snake.

Matthew 3:7

But when he saw a number of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, Offspring of snakes, at whose word are you going in flight from the wrath to come?

Matthew 12:34

You offspring of snakes, how are you, being evil, able to say good things? because out of the heart's store come the words of the mouth.

Matthew 23:33

You snakes, offspring of snakes, how will you be kept from the punishment of hell?

Acts 28:4

And when the people saw it hanging on his hand, they said to one another, Without doubt this man has put someone to death, and though he has got safely away from the sea, God will not let him go on living.

2 Corinthians 6:9

Unnoted, but still kept fully in mind; as near to death, but still living; as undergoing punishment, but not put to death;

2 Corinthians 11:23

Are they servants of Christ? (I am talking foolishly) I am more so; I have had more experience of hard work, of prisons, of blows more than measure, of death.

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