Acts 8:26
Good News Translation
An angel of the Lord said to Philip, "Get ready and go south to the road that goes from Jerusalem to Gaza." (This road is not used nowadays.)

Contemporary English Version
The Lord's angel said to Philip, "Go south along the desert road that leads from Jerusalem to Gaza."

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now an angel of the Lord spoke to Philip, saying: Arise, go towards the south, to the way that goeth down from Jerusalem into Gaza: this is desert.

New American Bible
Then the angel of the Lord spoke to Philip, “Get up and head south on the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza, the desert route.”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Now an angel of the Lord spoke to Philip, saying: Arise, go towards the south, to the way that goeth down from Jerusalem into Gaza: this is desert.

The angel.

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

Acts 10:7,22 And when the angel who spoke to him was departed, he called two of his household servants and a soldier who feared the Lord, of them that were under him. . . .

Acts 12:8-11,23 And the angel said to him: Gird thyself and put on thy sandals. And he did so. And he said to him: Cast thy garment about thee and follow me, . . .

Acts 27:23 For an angel of God, whose I am and whom I serve, stood by me this night,

2 Kings 1:3 And an angel of the Lord spoke to Elias, the Thesbite, saying: Arise, and go up to meet the messengers of the king of Samaria, and say to them: Is there not a God in Israel, that ye go to consult Beelzebub, the god of Accaron?

Hebrews 1:14 Are they not all ministering spirits, sent to minister for them who shall receive the inheritance of salvation?

Arise.

1 Chronicles 22:16 In gold, and in silver, and in brass, and in iron, whereof there is no number. Arise then, and be doing, and the Lord will be with thee.

Isaiah 60:1 Arise, be enlightened, O Jerusalem: for thy light is come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee.

*etc:

Gaza.

Joshua 13:3 From the troubled river, that watereth Egypt, unto the border of Accaron northward: the land of Chanaan, which is divided among the lords of the Philistines, the Gazites, the Azotians, the Ascalonites, the Gethites, and the Accronites.

Joshua 15:47 Azotus with its towns and villages. Gaza with its towns and villages, even to the torrent of Egypt, and the great sea that is the border thereof.

Zechariah 9:5 Ascalon shall see, and shall fear, and Gaza, and shall be very sorrowful: and Accaron, because her hope is confounded: and the king shall perish from Gaza, and Ascalon shall not be inhabited.

desert.

Matthew 3:1-3 And in those days cometh John the Baptist preaching in the desert of Judea. . . .

Luke 3:2-4 Under the high priests Anna and Caiphas: the word of the Lord was made unto John, the son of Zachary, in the desert. . . .

Context
Philip and the Ethiopian
25And they indeed, having testified and preached the word of the Lord, returned to Jerusalem: and preached the gospel to many countries of the Samaritans. 26Now an angel of the Lord spoke to Philip, saying: Arise, go towards the south, to the way that goeth down from Jerusalem into Gaza: this is desert. 27And rising up, he went. And behold, a man of Ethiopia, an eunuch, of great authority under Candace the queen of the Ethiopians, who had charge over all her treasures, had come to Jerusalem to adore.…
Cross References
Genesis 10:19
And the limits of Chanaan were from Sidon as one comes to Gerara even to Gaza, until thou enter Sodom and Gomorrha, and Adama, and Seboim even to Lesa.

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

Acts 8:5
And Philip, going down to the city of Samaria, preached Christ unto them.

Acts 8:29
And the Spirit said to Philip: Go near and join thyself to this chariot.

Additional Translations
Now an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Get up and go south to the desert road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.”

Now an angel of the Lord spoke to Philip, saying, "Rise up and go toward the south, to the road going down from Jerusalem to Gaza." (This is the desert road.)

And the angel of the Lord spoke to Philip, saying, Arise, and go toward the south to the way that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza, which is desert.

But an angel of the Lord spake unto Philip, saying, Arise, and go toward the south unto the way that goeth down from Jerusalem unto Gaza: the same is desert.

But [the] angel of [the] Lord spoke to Philip, saying, Rise up and go southward on the way which goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza: the same is desert.

But an angel of the Lord spake unto Philip, saying, Arise, and go toward the south unto the way that goeth down from Jerusalem unto Gaza: the same is desert.

And the angel of the Lord spoke to Philip, saying, Arise, and go towards the south, to the way that goeth down from Jerusalem to Gaza, which is desert.

And an angel of the Lord said to Philip, "Rise and proceed south to the road that runs down from Jerusalem to Gaza, crossing the Desert."

But an angel of the Lord spoke to Philip, saying, "Arise, and go toward the south to the way that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza. This is a desert."

And a messenger of the Lord spake unto Philip, saying, 'Arise, and go on toward the south, on the way that is going down from Jerusalem to Gaza,' -- this is desert.
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