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Acts 10:12

    Acts 10:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Wherein were all manner of fourfooted beasts of the earth, and wild beasts, and creeping things, and fowls of the air.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Wherein were all manner of four footed beasts of the earth, and wild beasts, and creeping things, and fowls of the air.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    wherein were all manner of fourfooted beasts and creeping things of the earth and birds of the heaven.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    In which were all sorts of beasts and birds.

    Webster's Revision

    wherein were all manner of fourfooted beasts and creeping things of the earth and birds of the heaven.

    World English Bible

    in which were all kinds of four-footed animals of the earth, wild animals, reptiles, and birds of the sky.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    wherein were all manner of fourfooted beasts and creeping things of the earth and fowls of the heaven.

    Definitions for Acts 10:12

    Fowls - Birds.

    Clarke's Commentary on Acts 10:12

    All manner of four-footed beasts, etc. - Every species of quadrupeds, whether wild or domestic; all reptiles, and all fowls. Consequently, both the clean and unclean were present in this visionary representation: those that the Jewish law allowed to be sacrificed to God, or proper for food; as well as those which that law had prohibited in both cases: such as the beasts that do not chew the cud; fish which have no scales; fowls of prey and such others as are specified in Leviticus 11:1, etc., where see the notes.

    Barnes' Notes on Acts 10:12

    Wherein ... - This particular vision was suggested by Peter's hunger, Acts 10:10. It was designed, however, to teach him an important lesson in regard to the introduction of all nations to the gospel. Its descending from heaven may have been an intimation that that religion which was about to abolish the distinction between the Jews and other nations was of divine origin. See Revelation 21:2.