Acts 16:28
New International Version
But Paul shouted, “Don’t harm yourself! We are all here!”

New Living Translation
But Paul shouted to him, “Stop! Don’t kill yourself! We are all here!”

English Standard Version
But Paul cried with a loud voice, “Do not harm yourself, for we are all here.”

Berean Study Bible
But Paul called out in a loud voice, “Do not harm yourself! We are all here!”

Berean Literal Bible
But Paul called out in a loud voice saying, "Do not harm yourself, for we are all here!"

King James Bible
But Paul cried with a loud voice, saying, Do thyself no harm: for we are all here.

New King James Version
But Paul called with a loud voice, saying, “Do yourself no harm, for we are all here.”

New American Standard Bible
But Paul called out with a loud voice, saying, “Do not harm yourself, for we are all here!”

NASB 1995
But Paul cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Do not harm yourself, for we are all here!”

NASB 1977
But Paul cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Do yourself no harm, for we are all here!”

Amplified Bible
But Paul shouted, saying, “Do not hurt yourself, we are all here!”

Christian Standard Bible
But Paul called out in a loud voice, “Don’t harm yourself, because we’re all here! ”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But Paul called out in a loud voice, “Don’t harm yourself, because all of us are here!”

American Standard Version
But Paul cried with a loud voice, saying, Do thyself no harm: for we are all here.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Paulus called him in a loud voice and he said to him, “Do no harm to yourself, because we are all here.”

Contemporary English Version
But Paul shouted, "Don't harm yourself! No one has escaped."

Douay-Rheims Bible
But Paul cried with a loud voice, saying: Do thyself no harm, for we all are here.

English Revised Version
But Paul cried with a loud voice, saying, Do thyself no harm: for we are all here.

Good News Translation
But Paul shouted at the top of his voice, "Don't harm yourself! We are all here!"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But Paul shouted as loudly as he could, "Don't hurt yourself! We're all here!"

International Standard Version
But Paul shouted in a loud voice, "Don't hurt yourself, because we are all here!"

Literal Standard Version
and Paul cried out with a loud voice, saying, “You may not do yourself any harm, for we are all here!”

NET Bible
But Paul called out loudly, "Do not harm yourself, for we are all here!"

New Heart English Bible
But Paul shouted loudly, saying, "Do not harm yourself, for we are all here."

Weymouth New Testament
But Paul shouted loudly to him, saying, "Do yourself no injury: we are all here.

World English Bible
But Paul cried with a loud voice, saying, "Don't harm yourself, for we are all here!"

Young's Literal Translation
and Paul cried out with a loud voice, saying, 'Thou mayest not do thyself any harm, for we are all here.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Conversion of the Jailer
27When the jailer woke up and saw the prison doors open, he drew his sword and was about to kill himself, presuming that the prisoners had escaped. 28But Paul called out in a loud voice, “Do not harm yourself! We are all here!” 29Calling for lights, the jailer rushed in and fell trembling before Paul and Silas.…

Cross References
Acts 16:27
When the jailer woke up and saw the prison doors open, he drew his sword and was about to kill himself, presuming that the prisoners had escaped.

Acts 16:29
Calling for lights, the jailer rushed in and fell trembling before Paul and Silas.


Treasury of Scripture

But Paul cried with a loud voice, saying, Do yourself no harm: for we are all here.

cried.

Leviticus 19:18
Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself: I am the LORD.

Psalm 7:4
If I have rewarded evil unto him that was at peace with me; (yea, I have delivered him that without cause is mine enemy:)

Psalm 35:14
I behaved myself as though he had been my friend or brother: I bowed down heavily, as one that mourneth for his mother.

Do.

Exodus 20:13
Thou shalt not kill.

Proverbs 8:36
But he that sinneth against me wrongeth his own soul: all they that hate me love death.

Ecclesiastes 7:17
Be not over much wicked, neither be thou foolish: why shouldest thou die before thy time?









(28) Do thyself no harm.--Few and simple as the words are, they are eminently characteristic of the love and sympathy which burnt in St. Paul's heart. For him the suicide which others would have admired, or, at least, have thought of without horror, would have been the most terrible of all forms of death. He could not bear the thought that even the gaoler who had thrust him into the dungeon, should so perish in his despair.



Parallel Commentaries ...


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

Paul
Παῦλος (Paulos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3972: Paul, Paulus. Of Latin origin; Paulus, the name of a Roman and of an apostle.

called out
ἐφώνησεν (ephōnēsen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 5455: From phone; to emit a sound; by implication, to address in words or by name, also in imitation.

in a loud
μεγάλῃ (megalē)
Adjective - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's 3173: Large, great, in the widest sense.

voice,
φωνῇ (phōnē)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's 5456: Probably akin to phaino through the idea of disclosure; a tone; by implication, an address, saying or language.

“Do
πράξῃς (praxēs)
Verb - Aorist Subjunctive Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's 4238: To do, perform, accomplish; be in any condition, i.e. I fare; I exact, require.

not
Μηδὲν (Mēden)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3367: No one, none, nothing.

harm
κακόν (kakon)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 2556: Bad, evil, in the widest sense. Apparently a primary word; worthless, i.e. depraved, or injurious.

yourself!
σεαυτῷ (seautō)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative Masculine 2nd Person Singular
Strong's 4572: Of yourself.

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

all
ἅπαντες (hapantes)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 537: All, the whole, altogether. Absolutely all or every one.

here!”
ἐνθάδε (enthade)
Adverb
Strong's 1759: Here, in this place. From a prolonged form of en; properly, within, i.e. here, hither.


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