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Acts 8:29

    Acts 8:29 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Then the Spirit said unto Philip, Go near, and join thyself to this chariot.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Then the Spirit said to Philip, Go near, and join yourself to this chariot.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the Spirit said unto Philip, Go near, and join thyself to this chariot.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the Spirit said to Philip, Go near, and get on his carriage.

    Webster's Revision

    And the Spirit said unto Philip, Go near, and join thyself to this chariot.

    World English Bible

    The Spirit said to Philip, "Go near, and join yourself to this chariot."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the Spirit said unto Philip, Go near, and join thyself to this chariot.

    Clarke's Commentary on Acts 8:29

    Then the Spirit said unto Philip - This holy man having obeyed the first direction he received from God, and gone southward without knowing the reason why, it was requisite that he should now be informed of the object of his mission: the Spirit said unto him, go near, and join thyself, etc. The angel who had given him the first direction had departed; and the influence of the Holy Spirit now completed the information. It is likely that what the Spirit did in this case was by a strong impression on his mind, which left him no doubt of its being from God.

    Barnes' Notes on Acts 8:29

    The Spirit - See the notes on Acts 8:26. The Holy Spirit is evidently intended here. The thought in Philip's mind is here traced to his suggestion. All good thoughts and designs have the same origin.

    Join thyself - Join him in his chariot. Go and sit with him.