Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And fixing their gaze on him, all who were sitting in the Council saw his face like the face of an angel.

King James Version

And all that sat in the council, looking stedfastly on him, saw his face as it had been the face of an angel.

Holman Bible

And all who were sitting in the Sanhedrin looked intently at him and saw that his face was like the face of an angel.

International Standard Version

Then everyone who was seated in the Council glared at him and saw that his face was like the face of an angel.

A Conservative Version

And all who sat in the council, having gazed upon him, saw his face like a face of a heavenly agent.

American Standard Version

And all that sat in the council, fastening their eyes on him, saw his face as it had been the face of an angel.

Amplified

Then all who sat in the council (Sanhedrin), as they gazed intently at Stephen, saw that his face had the appearance of the face of an angel.

An Understandable Version

Then, as all the Council members stared at Stephen, his face appeared to them like an angel's.

Anderson New Testament

And all that sat in the Sanhedrin, looking earnestly upon him, saw his face that it was like the face of an angel.

Bible in Basic English

And all those who were in the Sanhedrin, looking at him, saw that his face was like the face of an angel.

Common New Testament

And fixing their gaze on him, all who were sitting in the Council saw that his face was like the face of an angel.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and all that sat in the council, looking stedfastly on him, saw an air of majesty in his aspect.

Darby Translation

And all who sat in the council, looking fixedly on him, saw his face as the face of an angel.

Godbey New Testament

And all sitting in the council, having fixed their eyes on him, saw his face as the face of an angel.

Goodspeed New Testament

Everyone who sat in the council fixed his eyes on him, and they saw that his face was like that of an angel.

John Wesley New Testament

And all that were sitting in the council, looking stedfastly on him, saw his face, as the face of an angel.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then all that sat in the council, looking steadfastly on him, saw his face as the face of an angel.

Julia Smith Translation

And all they sitting in the council, having looked intently upon him, saw his face as the face of a messenger.

King James 2000

And all that sat in the council, looking steadfastly on him, saw his face as it had been the face of an angel.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And [as they] looked intently at him, all those who were sitting in the Sanhedrin saw his face [was] like the face of an angel.

Modern King James verseion

And looking intently at him. all those sitting in the sanhedrin saw his face as if it were the face of an angel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And all that sat in the council looked steadfastly on him, and saw his face as it had been the face of an angel.

Moffatt New Testament

Then all who were seated in the Sanhedrin fixed their eyes on him, and saw that his face shone like the face of an angel.

Montgomery New Testament

Then all who were sitting in the council at once fixed their eyes upon him, and saw his face like the face of an angel.

NET Bible

All who were sitting in the council looked intently at Stephen and saw his face was like the face of an angel.

New Heart English Bible

All who sat in the council, fastening their eyes on him, saw his face like it was the face of an angel.

Noyes New Testament

And all that sat in the council, looking steadily upon him, saw his face like the face of an angel.

Sawyer New Testament

And all who sat in the Sanhedrin looking steadily at him saw his face like the face of an angel.

The Emphasized Bible

And, looking steadfastly at him, all they who were sitting in the high-council, saw his face, as if the face of a messenger;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And fixing their eyes upon him, all who sat in the sanhedrim, beheld his face as the face of an angel.

Twentieth Century New Testament

The eyes of all the members of the Council were riveted upon Stephen, and they saw his face looking like the face of an angel.

Webster

And all that sat in the council, looking steadfastly on him, saw his face as it had been the face of an angel.

Weymouth New Testament

At once the eyes of all who were sitting in the Sanhedrin were fastened on him, and they saw his face looking just like the face of an angel.

Williams New Testament

Then all who were seated in the council fixed their eyes upon him and saw that his face was like that of an angel.

World English Bible

All who sat in the council, fastening their eyes on him, saw his face like it was the face of an angel.

Worrell New Testament

And all those who were sitting in the Sanhedrin, gazing intently at him, saw his face as it were an angel's face.

Worsley New Testament

(And all that were sitting in the council, looking stedfastly at him, saw his face like the face of an angel.)

Youngs Literal Translation

and gazing at him, all those sitting in the sanhedrim saw his face as it were the face of a messenger.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

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

ἅπας 
Hapas 
Usage: 35

καθέζομαι 
Kathezomai 
Usage: 5

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

the council
συνέδριον 
sunedrion 
Usage: 19

on
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267


Usage: 0

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519


Usage: 0

πρόσωπον 
Prosopon 
Usage: 70

as it had been
ὡσεί 
Hosei 
about, as, like, as it had been, as it were, like as
Usage: 34

the face
πρόσωπον 
Prosopon 
Usage: 70

Context Readings

Stephen Arrested

14 for we have heard him say that this Nazarene, Jesus, will destroy this place and alter the customs which Moses handed down to us." 15 And fixing their gaze on him, all who were sitting in the Council saw his face like the face of an angel.


Cross References

Ecclesiastes 8:1

Who is like the wise man and who knows the interpretation of a matter? A man's wisdom illumines him and causes his stern face to beam.

Exodus 34:29-35

It came about when Moses was coming down from Mount Sinai (and the two tablets of the testimony were in Moses' hand as he was coming down from the mountain), that Moses did not know that the skin of his face shone because of his speaking with Him.

Matthew 5:22

"But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother shall be guilty before the court; and whoever says to his brother, 'You good-for-nothing,' shall be guilty before the supreme court; and whoever says, 'You fool,' shall be guilty enough to go into the fiery hell.

Matthew 13:43

"Then THE RIGHTEOUS WILL SHINE FORTH AS THE SUN in the kingdom of their Father He who has ears, let him hear.

Matthew 17:2

And He was transfigured before them; and His face shone like the sun, and His garments became as white as light.

2 Corinthians 3:7-8

But if the ministry of death, in letters engraved on stones, came with glory, so that the sons of Israel could not look intently at the face of Moses because of the glory of his face, fading as it was,

2 Corinthians 3:18

But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as from the Lord, the Spirit.

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