Acts 10:21
New International Version
Peter went down and said to the men, “I’m the one you’re looking for. Why have you come?”

New Living Translation
So Peter went down and said, “I’m the man you are looking for. Why have you come?”

English Standard Version
And Peter went down to the men and said, “I am the one you are looking for. What is the reason for your coming?”

Berean Study Bible
So Peter went down to the men and said, “Here am I, the one you are looking for. Why have you come?”

Berean Literal Bible
And Peter, having gone down to the men, said, "Behold, I am whom you seek; what is the cause for which you are here?"

King James Bible
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?

New King James Version
Then Peter went down to the men who had been sent to him from Cornelius, and said, “Yes, I am he whom you seek. For what reason have you come?”

New American Standard Bible
Peter went down to the men and said, “Behold, I am the one you are looking for; what is the reason for which you have come?”

NASB 1995
Peter went down to the men and said, “Behold, I am the one you are looking for; what is the reason for which you have come?”

NASB 1977
And Peter went down to the men and said, “Behold, I am the one you are looking for; what is the reason for which you have come?”

Amplified Bible
Peter went down to the men and said, “I am the one you are looking for. For what reason have you come?”

Christian Standard Bible
Then Peter went down to the men and said, “Here I am, the one you’re looking for. What is the reason you’re here? ”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Peter went down to the men and said, “Here I am, the one you’re looking for. What is the reason you’re here?”

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

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Then Shimeon went down to those men and said to them, “I am he whom you seek. What is the reason for which you have come?”

Contemporary English Version
Peter went down and said to the men, "I am the one you are looking for. Why have you come?"

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then Peter, going down to the men, said: Behold, I am he whom you seek; what is the cause for which you are come?

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

Good News Translation
So Peter went down and said to the men, "I am the man you are looking for. Why have you come?"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So Peter went to the men. He said, "I'm the man you're looking for. Why are you here?"

International Standard Version
So Peter went to the men and said, "I'm the man you're looking for. Why are you here?"

Literal Standard Version
and Peter having come down to the men who have been sent from Cornelius to him, said, “Behold, I am he whom you seek, what [is] the cause for which you are present?”

NET Bible
So Peter went down to the men and said, "Here I am, the person you're looking for. Why have you come?"

New Heart English Bible
And Peter went down to the men, and said, "Look, I am the one whom you seek. Why have you come?"

Weymouth New Testament
So Peter went down and said to the men, "I am the Simon you are inquiring for. What is the reason of your coming?"

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

Young's Literal Translation
and Peter having come down unto the men who have been sent from Cornelius unto him, said, 'Lo, I am he whom ye seek, what is the cause for which ye are present?'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Peter Called to Caesarea
20So get up! Go downstairs and accompany them without hesitation, because I have sent them.” 21So Peter went down to the men and said, “Here am I, the one you are looking for. Why have you come?” 22“Cornelius the centurion has sent us,” they said. “He is a righteous and God-fearing man with a good reputation among the whole Jewish nation. A holy angel instructed him to request your presence in his home so he could hear a message from you.”…

Cross References
Acts 10:20
So get up! Go downstairs and accompany them without hesitation, because I have sent them."

Acts 10:22
"Cornelius the centurion has sent us," they said. "He is a righteous and God-fearing man with a good reputation among the whole Jewish nation. A holy angel instructed him to request your presence in his home so he could hear a message from you."


Treasury of Scripture

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?

Behold.

John 1:38,39
Then Jesus turned, and saw them following, and saith unto them, What seek ye? They said unto him, Rabbi, (which is to say, being interpreted, Master,) where dwellest thou? …

John 18:4-8
Jesus therefore, knowing all things that should come upon him, went forth, and said unto them, Whom seek ye? …

what.

Acts 10:29
Therefore came I unto you without gainsaying, as soon as I was sent for: I ask therefore for what intent ye have sent for me?

Mark 10:51
And Jesus answered and said unto him, What wilt thou that I should do unto thee? The blind man said unto him, Lord, that I might receive my sight.









Verse 21. - And for then, A.V.; the men for the men which were sent unto him from Coffins, A.V. and T.R.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
[So]
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

Peter
Πέτρος (Petros)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 4074: Peter, a Greek name meaning rock. Apparently a primary word; a rock; as a name, Petrus, an apostle.

went down
Καταβὰς (Katabas)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2597: To go down, come down, either from the sky or from higher land, descend. From kata and the base of basis; to descend.

to
πρὸς (pros)
Preposition
Strong's 4314: To, towards, with. A strengthened form of pro; a preposition of direction; forward to, i.e. Toward.

the
τοὺς (tous)
Article - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

men
ἄνδρας (andras)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's 435: A male human being; a man, husband. A primary word; a man.

[and] said,
εἶπεν (eipen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command. A primary verb; to speak or say.

“Here
Ἰδοὺ (Idou)
Verb - Aorist Imperative Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's 2400: See! Lo! Behold! Look! Second person singular imperative middle voice of eido; used as imperative lo!

am
εἰμι (eimi)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

I,
ἐγώ (egō)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative 1st Person Singular
Strong's 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

the one
ὃν (hon)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3739: Who, which, what, that.

you are looking for.
ζητεῖτε (zēteite)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 2212: To seek, search for, desire, require, demand. Of uncertain affinity; to seek; specially, to worship, or to plot.

Why
τίς (tis)
Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's 5101: Who, which, what, why. Probably emphatic of tis; an interrogative pronoun, who, which or what.

have you come?”
πάρεστε (pareste)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 3918: From para and eimi; to be near, i.e. At hand; neuter present participle time being, or property.


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