Acts 5:23
Good News Translation
"When we arrived at the jail, we found it locked up tight and all the guards on watch at the gates; but when we opened the gates, we found no one inside!"

Contemporary English Version
"We found the jail locked tight and the guards standing at the doors. But when we opened the doors and went in, we didn't find anyone there."

Douay-Rheims Bible
Saying: The prison indeed we found shut with all diligence, and the keepers standing before the door: but opening it, we found no man within.

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Saying: The prison indeed we found shut with all diligence, and the keepers standing before the door: but opening it, we found no man within.

The prison.

Acts 5:19 But an angel of the Lord by night, opening the doors of the prison and leading them out, said:

Psalm 2:4 He that dwelleth in heaven shall laugh at them: and the Lord shall deride them.

Psalm 33:10 The Lord bringeth to nought the counsels of nations; and he rejecteth the devices of people, and casteth away the counsels of princes.

Proverbs 21:30 There is no wisdom, there is no prudence, there is no counsel against the Lord.

Lamentations 3:37,55-58 Mem. Who is he that hath commanded a thing to be done, when the Lord commandeth it not? . . .

Daniel 3:11-25 And that if any man shall not fall down and adore, he should be cast into a furnace of burning fire. . . .

Daniel 6:22-24 My God hath sent his angel, and hath shut up the mouths of the lions, and they have not hurt me: forasmuch as before him justice hath been found in me: yea, and before thee, O king, I have done no offence. . . .

Matthew 27:63-66 Saying: Sir, we have remembered, that that seducer said, while he was yet alive: After three days I will rise again. . . .

Matthew 28:12-15 And they being assembled together with the ancients, taking counsel, gave a great sum of money to the soldiers, . . .

John 8:59 They took up stones therefore to cast at him. But Jesus hid himself and went out of the temple.

Context
The Apostles Arrested and Freed
22But when the ministers came and opening the prison found them not there, they returned and told, 23Saying: The prison indeed we found shut with all diligence, and the keepers standing before the door: but opening it, we found no man within. 24Now when the officer of the temple and the chief priests heard these words, they were in doubt concerning them, what would come to pass.…
Cross References
Acts 5:22
But when the ministers came and opening the prison found them not there, they returned and told,

Acts 5:24
Now when the officer of the temple and the chief priests heard these words, they were in doubt concerning them, what would come to pass.

Additional Translations
“We found the jail securely locked, with the guards posted at the doors; but when we opened them, we found no one inside.”

saying, "We found the prison house shut, with all security, and the guards standing before the doors; but having opened them, we found no one inside."

Saying, The prison truly found we shut with all safety, and the keepers standing without before the doors: but when we had opened, we found no man within.

saying, The prison-house we found shut in all safety, and the keepers standing at the doors: but when we had opened, we found no man within.

saying, We found the prison shut with all security, and the keepers standing at the doors; but when we had opened [them], within we found no one.

saying, The prison-house we found shut in all safety, and the keepers standing at the doors: but when we had opened, we found no man within.

Saying, The prison truly we found shut with all safety, and the keepers standing without before the doors: but when we had opened, we found no man within.

saying, "The jail we found quite safely locked, and the warders were on guard at the doors, but upon going in we found no one there."

"We found the prison shut and locked, and the guards standing before the doors, but when we opened them, we found no one inside!"

saying -- 'The prison indeed we found shut in all safety, and the keepers standing without before the doors, and having opened -- within we found no one.'
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