Acts 8:20
Good News Translation
But Peter answered him, "May you and your money go to hell, for thinking that you can buy God's gift with money!

Contemporary English Version
Peter said to him, "You and your money will both end up in hell if you think you can buy God's gift!

Douay-Rheims Bible
Keep thy money to thyself, to perish with thee: because thou hast thought that the gift of God may be purchased with money.

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Keep thy money to thyself, to perish with thee: because thou hast thought that the gift of God may be purchased with money.

Thy.

Acts 1:18 And he indeed hath possessed a field of the reward of iniquity, and being hanged, burst asunder in the midst: and all his bowels gushed out.

Deuteronomy 7:26 Neither shalt thou bring any thing of the idol into thy house, lest thou become an anathema, like it. Thou shalt detest it as dung, and shalt utterly abhor it as uncleanness and filth, because it is an anathema.

Joshua 7:24,25 Then Joshua, and all Israel with him, took Achan, the son of Zare, and the silver, and the garment, and the golden rule, his sons also, and his daughters, his oxen, and asses, and sheep, the tent also, and all the goods: and brought them to the valley of Achor: . . .

2 Kings 5:26,27 But he said: Was not my heart present, when the man turned back, from his chariot, to meet thee? So now thou hast received money, and received garments, to buy oliveyards and vineyards, and sheep, and oxen, and men-servants, and maid-servants. . . .

Daniel 5:17 To which Daniel made answer, and said before the king: thy rewards be to thyself, and the gifts of thy house give to another: but the writing I will read to thee, O king, and shew thee the interpretation thereof.

Habakkuk 2:9,10 Woe to him that gathereth together an evil covetousness to his house, that his nest may be on high, and thinketh he may be delivered out of the hand of evil. . . .

Zechariah 5:4 I will bring it forth, saith the Lord of hosts: and it shall come to the house of the thief, and to the house of him that sweareth falsely by my name: and it shall remain in the midst of his house, and shall consume it, with the timber thereof, and the stones thereof.

Matthew 27:3-5 Then Judas, who betrayed him, seeing that he was condemned, repenting himself, brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and ancients, . . .

1 Timothy 6:9 For they that will become rich fall into temptation and into the snare of the devil and into many unprofitable and hurtful desires, which drown men into destruction and perdition.

James 5:3 Your gold and silver is cankered: and the rust of them shall be for a testimony against you and shall eat your flesh like fire. You have stored up to yourselves wrath against the last days.

2 Peter 2:14-17 Having eyes full of adultery and of sin that ceaseth not: alluring unstable souls: having their heart exercised with covetousness: children of malediction. . . .

Revelation 18:15 The merchants of these things, who were made rich, shall stand afar off from her, for fear of her torments, weeping and mourning,

thou.

Acts 8:22 Do penance therefore for this thy wickedness: and pray to God, that perhaps this thought of thy heart may be forgiven thee.

Deuteronomy 15:9 Beware lest perhaps a wicked thought steal in upon thee, and thou say in thy heart: The seventh year of remission draweth nigh; and thou turn away thy eyes from thy poor brother, denying to lend him that which he asketh: lest he cry against thee to the Lord, and it become a sin unto thee.

2 Kings 5:15,16 And returning to the man of God, with all his train, he came, and stood before him, and said: In truth, I know there is no other God, in all the earth, but only in Israel: I beseech thee, therefore, take a blessing of thy servant. . . .

Proverbs 15:26 Evil thoughts are an abomination to the Lord: and pure words most beautiful shall be confirmed by him.

Matthew 15:19 For from the heart come forth evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false testimonies, blasphemies.

the gift.

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 10:45 And the faithful of the circumcision, who came with Peter, were astonished for that the grace of the Holy Ghost was poured out upon the Gentiles also.

Acts 11:17 If then God gave them the same grace as to us also who believed in the Lord Jesus Christ: who was I, that could withstand God?

Matthew 10:8 Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse the lepers, cast out devils: freely have you received, freely give.

Context
Simon the Sorcerer
19Saying: Give me also this power, that on whomsoever I shall lay my hands, he may receive the Holy Ghost. But Peter said to him: 20Keep thy money to thyself, to perish with thee: because thou hast thought that the gift of God may be purchased with money. 21Thou hast no part nor lot in this matter. For thy heart is not right in the sight of God.…
Cross References
2 Kings 5:16
But he answered: As the Lord liveth, before whom I stand, I will receive none. And when he pressed him, he still refused.

Isaiah 55:1
All you that thirst, come to the waters: and you that have no money make haste, buy, and eat: come ye, buy wine and milk without money, and without any price.

Daniel 5:17
To which Daniel made answer, and said before the king: thy rewards be to thyself, and the gifts of thy house give to another: but the writing I will read to thee, O king, and shew thee the interpretation thereof.

Matthew 10:8
Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse the lepers, cast out devils: freely have you received, freely give.

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 8:19
Saying: Give me also this power, that on whomsoever I shall lay my hands, he may receive the Holy Ghost. But Peter said to him:

Additional Translations
But Peter replied, “May your silver perish with you, because you thought you could buy the gift of God with money!

But Peter said to him, "Your silver, may it perish with you, because you thought the gift of God to be obtained by money!

But Peter said to him, Your money perish with you, because you have thought that the gift of God may be purchased with money.

But Peter said unto him, Thy silver perish with thee, because thou hast thought to obtain the gift of God with money.

And Peter said to him, Thy money go with thee to destruction, because thou hast thought that the gift of God can be obtained by money.

But Peter said unto him, Thy silver perish with thee, because thou hast thought to obtain the gift of God with money.

But Peter said to him, Thy money perish with thee, because thou hast thought that the gift of God may be purchased with money.

"Perish your money and yourself," replied Peter, "because you have imagined that you can obtain God's free gift with money!

But Peter said to him, "May your silver perish with you, because you thought you could obtain the gift of God with money!

And Peter said unto him, 'Thy silver with thee -- may it be to destruction! because the gift of God thou didst think to possess through money;
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