Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

And Simon, answering, said, Make prayer for me to the Lord, so that these things which you have said may not come on me.

New American Standard Bible

But Simon answered and said, “Pray to the Lord for me yourselves, so that nothing of what you have said may come upon me.”

King James Version

Then answered Simon, and said, Pray ye to the Lord for me, that none of these things which ye have spoken come upon me.

Holman Bible

“Please pray to the Lord for me,” Simon replied, “so that nothing you have said may happen to me.”

International Standard Version

Simon answered, "Both of you pray to the Lord for me that none of the things you have said will happen to me."

A Conservative Version

And having answered, Simon said, Beg ye to the Lord for me, so that none of which things ye have spoken may come upon me.

American Standard Version

And Simon answered and said, Pray ye for me to the Lord, that none of the things which ye have spoken come upon me.

Amplified

But Simon answered, “Pray to the Lord for me both of you, so that nothing of what you have said will come upon me.”

An Understandable Version

And Simon answered, "[Please] pray to the Lord for me so that nothing you have said about me will [really] happen."

Anderson New Testament

But Simon answered and said: Pray you both to the Lord for me, that none of the things which you have spoken come upon me.

Common New Testament

And Simon answered, "Pray for me to the Lord, so that nothing of what you have said may come upon me."

Daniel Mace New Testament

Simon answered, do you pray to the Lord for me, that nothing like what you mention may befall me.

Darby Translation

And Simon answering said, Supplicate ye for me to the Lord, so that nothing may come upon me of the things of which ye have spoken.

Godbey New Testament

And Simon responding said, You pray to the Lord for me, in order that none of these things of which you have spoken may come upon me.

Goodspeed New Testament

Simon answered, "You must pray to the Lord for me, that none of the things you have said may happen to me!"

John Wesley New Testament

And Simon answering said, Pray ye to the Lord for me, that none of these things, which ye have spoken, may come upon me.

Julia Smith Translation

And Simon having answered, said, Pray ye to the Lord for me, that nothing which ye have spoken come upon me.

King James 2000

Then answered Simon, and said, Pray you to the Lord for me, that none of these things which you have spoken come upon me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But Simon answered [and] said, "You pray to the Lord for me so that nothing of what you have said will come upon me."

Modern King James verseion

And answering Simon said, You pray to the Lord for me that none of these things which you have spoken may come on me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then answered Simon, and said, "Pray ye to the Lord for me that none of these things which ye have spoken fall on me."

Moffatt New Testament

Simon replied, "Beseech the Lord for me! Pray that nothing you have said may befall me!"

Montgomery New Testament

And Simon answered, "Pray to the Lord for me, both of you, that nothing which you have said may happen to me."

NET Bible

But Simon replied, "You pray to the Lord for me so that nothing of what you have said may happen to me."

New Heart English Bible

Simon answered, "Pray for me to the Lord, that none of the things which you have spoken happen to me."

Noyes New Testament

And Simon answering said, Pray ye to the Lord for me, that none of the things which ye have spoken may come upon me.

Sawyer New Testament

And Simon answered and said, Pray to the Lord for me, that none of the things which you have said may come upon me.

The Emphasized Bible

And Simon, answering, said - Entreat ye, in my behalf, unto the Lord; that, nothing, may come upon me, of the things whereof ye have spoken!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then Simon answering said, Pray ye for me unto the Lord, that none of the things which ye have spoken may come upon me.

Twentieth Century New Testament

"Pray to the Lord for me, all of you," Simon answered, "so that none of the things you have spoken of may befall me."

Webster

Then answered Simon, and said, Pray ye to the Lord for me, that none of these things which ye have spoken come upon me.

Weymouth New Testament

"Pray, both of you, to the Lord for me," answered Simon, "that nothing of what you have said may come upon me."

Williams New Testament

So Simon answered, "Both of you beg the Lord for me that none of the things you have said may befall me!"

World English Bible

Simon answered, "Pray for me to the Lord, that none of the things which you have spoken happen to me."

Worrell New Testament

And Simon answered and said, "Pray ye to the Lord in my behalf, that none of the things which ye have spoken may come upon me."

Worsley New Testament

And Simon answered, and said, Do ye pray to the Lord for me, that none of the things which ye have spoken may come upon me.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Simon answering, said, 'Beseech ye for me unto the Lord, that nothing may come upon me of the things ye have spoken.'

Interlinear

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

ἀποκρίνομαι 
Apokrinomai 
Usage: 231

Σίμων 
Simon 
Usage: 65

and said
ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

δέομαι 
Deomai 
Usage: 18

ye
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ye, ye yourselves, you, not tr
Usage: 120

to
πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

for
ὑπέρ 
Huper 
Usage: 138

me
ἐμοῦ 
Emou 
me, my, mine
Usage: 36

ὅπως 
Hopos 
that, how, to, so that, when, because
Usage: 43

μηδείς μηδεμία μηδέν 
medeis 
no man, nothing, no, none, not, anything,
Usage: 79

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

ἐρέω 
Ereo 
Usage: 41

ἐπέρχομαι 
Eperchomai 
Usage: 6

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

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Prayers for Acts 8:24

Context Readings

Philip Preaches In Samaria

23 For I see that you are prisoned in bitter envy and the chains of sin. 24 And Simon, answering, said, Make prayer for me to the Lord, so that these things which you have said may not come on me. 25 So they, having given their witness and made clear the word of the Lord, went back to Jerusalem, giving the good news on their way in a number of the small towns of Samaria.



Cross References

Exodus 8:8

Then Pharaoh sent for Moses and Aaron and said, Make prayer to the Lord that he will take away these frogs from me and my people; and I will let the people go and make their offering to the Lord.

Numbers 21:7

Then the people came to Moses and said, We have done wrong in crying out against the Lord and against you: make prayer to the Lord to take away the snakes from us. So Moses made prayer for the people.

Genesis 20:7

So now, give the man back his wife, for he is a prophet, and let him say a prayer for you, so your life may be safe: but if you do not give her back, be certain that death will come to you and all your house.

Exodus 10:17

Let me now have forgiveness for my sin this time only, and make prayer to the Lord your God that he will take away from me this death only.

1 Kings 13:6

Then the king made answer and said to the man of God, Make a prayer now for the grace of the Lord your God, and for me, that my hand may be made well. And in answer to the prayer of the man of God, the king's hand was made well again, as it was before.

James 5:16

So then, make a statement of your sins to one another, and say prayers for one another so that you may be made well. The prayer of a good man is full of power in its working.

Genesis 20:17

Then Abraham made prayer to God, and God made Abimelech well again, and his wife and his women-servants, so that they had children.

Exodus 12:32

And take your flocks and your herds as you have said, and be gone; and give me your blessing.

1 Samuel 12:19

And all the people said to Samuel, Make prayer for us to the Lord your God so that death may not overtake us: for in addition to all our sins we have done this evil, in desiring a king.

1 Samuel 12:23

And as for me, never will I go against the orders of the Lord by giving up my prayers for you: but I will go on teaching you the good and right way.

Ezra 6:10

So that they may make offerings of a sweet smell to the God of heaven, with prayers for the life of the king and of his sons.

Ezra 8:23

So we went without food, requesting our God for this: and his ear was open to our prayer.

Job 42:8

And now, take seven oxen and seven sheep, and go to my servant Job, and give a burned offering for yourselves, and my servant Job will make prayer for you, that I may not send punishment on you; because you have not said what is right about me, as my servant Job has.

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