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Acts 10:21

    Acts 10:21 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Then Peter went down to the men which were sent unto him from Cornelius; and said, Behold, I am he whom ye seek: what is the cause wherefore ye are come?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Then Peter went down to the men which were sent to him from Cornelius; and said, Behold, I am he whom you seek: what is the cause why you are come?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Peter went down to the men, and said, Behold, I am he whom ye seek: what is the cause wherefore ye are come?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And Peter went down to the men, and said, I am the man you are looking for: why have you come?

    Webster's Revision

    And Peter went down to the men, and said, Behold, I am he whom ye seek: what is the cause wherefore ye are come?

    World English Bible

    Peter went down to the men, and said, "Behold, I am he whom you seek. Why have you come?"

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Peter went down to the men, and said, Behold, I am he whom ye seek: what is the cause wherefore ye are come?

    Definitions for Acts 10:21

    Wherefore - Why?; for what reason?; for what cause?

    Clarke's Commentary on Acts 10:21

    Which were sent unto him from Cornelius - This clause is wanting in almost every MS. of worth, and in almost all the versions.

    Behold, I am he whom ye seek - A sudden, unexpected speech, like the address of Aeneas to Dido; when the cloud in which he was involved suddenly dissipated, and he appeared with the exclamation,

    - coram, quem quaeritis, adsum!

    Aen. lib. i.595.

    What is the cause therefore ye are come? - He still did not know the full import of the vision; but being informed by the Holy Spirit that three men were seeking him, and that he should go with them, without scruple, he instantly obeyed; and finding them at the door, desired to know why they sought him.