Acts 22:16
Good News Translation
And now, why wait any longer? Get up and be baptized and have your sins washed away by praying to him.'

Contemporary English Version
What are you waiting for? Get up! Be baptized, and wash away your sins by praying to the Lord."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And now why tarriest thou? Rise up and be baptized and wash away thy sins, invoking his name.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And now why tarriest thou? Rise up and be baptized and wash away thy sins, invoking his name.

why.

Psalm 119:60 I am ready, and am not troubled: that I may keep thy commandments.

Jeremiah 8:14 Why do we sit still? assemble yourselves, and let us enter into the fenced city, and let us be silent there: for the Lord our God hath put us to silence, and hath given us water of gall to drink: for we have sinned against the Lord.

arise.

Acts 2:38 But Peter said to them: Do penance: and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ, for the remission of your sins. And you shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

Romans 6:3,4 Know you not that all we who are baptized in Christ Jesus are baptized in his death? . . .

1 Corinthians 6:11 And such some of you were. But you are washed: but you are sanctified: but you are justified: in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ and the Spirit of our God.

1 Corinthians 12:13 For in one Spirit were we all baptized into one body, whether Jews or Gentiles, whether bond or free: and in one Spirit we have all been made to drink.

Galatians 3:27 For as many of you as have been baptized in Christ have put on Christ.

Titus 3:5 Not by the works of justice which we have done, but according to his mercy, he saved us, by the laver of regeneration and renovation of the Holy Ghost.

Hebrews 10:22 Let us draw near with a true heart, in fulness of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with clean water.

1 Peter 3:21 Whereunto baptism, being of the like form, now saveth you also: not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but, the examination of a good conscience towards God by the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

calling.

Acts 2:21 And it shalt come to pass, that whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.

Acts 9:14 And here he hath authority from the chief priests to bind all that invoke thy name.

Romans 10:12-14 For there is no distinction of the Jew and the Greek: for the same is Lord over all, rich unto all that call upon him. . . .

1 Corinthians 1:2 To the church of God that is at Corinth, to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all that invoke the name of our Lord Jesus Christ in every place of theirs and ours.

Context
Paul's Defense to the Crowd
15For thou shalt be his witness to all men of those things which thou hast seen and heard. 16And now why tarriest thou? Rise up and be baptized and wash away thy sins, invoking his name. 17And it came to pass, when I was come again to Jerusalem and was praying in the temple, that I was in a trance,…
Cross References
Psalm 51:2
Wash me yet more from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin.

John 13:8
Peter saith to him: Thou shalt never wash my feet, Jesus answered him: If I wash thee not, thou shalt have no part with me.

Acts 2:38
But Peter said to them: Do penance: and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ, for the remission of your sins. And you shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

Acts 7:59
And they stoned Stephen, invoking and saying: Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.

Acts 9:18
And immediately there fell from his eyes as it were scales: and he received his sight. And rising up, he was baptized.

1 Corinthians 6:11
And such some of you were. But you are washed: but you are sanctified: but you are justified: in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ and the Spirit of our God.

Ephesians 5:26
That he might sanctify it, cleansing it by the laver of water in the word of life:

Hebrews 10:22
Let us draw near with a true heart, in fulness of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with clean water.

Additional Translations
And now what are you waiting for? Get up, be baptized, and wash your sins away, calling on His name.’

And now why do you delay? Having arisen, be baptized, and wash away your sins, calling on His name.'

And now why tarry you? arise, and be baptized, and wash away your sins, calling on the name of the Lord.

And now why tarriest thou? arise, and be baptized, and wash away thy sins, calling on his name.

And now why lingerest thou? Arise and get baptised, and have thy sins washed away, calling on his name.

And now why tarriest thou? arise, and be baptized, and wash away thy sins, calling on his name.

And now why tarriest thou? arise, and be baptized, and wash away thy sins, calling on the name of the Lord.

And now why delay? Rise, get yourself baptized, and wash off your sins, calling upon His name.'

Now why do you wait? Arise, be baptized, and wash away your sins, calling on the name of the Lord.'

and now, why tarriest thou? having risen, baptize thyself, and wash away thy sins, calling upon the name of the Lord.
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