And he gave her his hand, and lifted her up, and when he had called the saints and widows, presented her alive.
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EXPOSITORY (ENGLISH BIBLE)And when he had called the saints.—See Note on Acts 9:13.1 Kings 17:23. The saints and widows; such who had sent for him, and now were gathered together to see what effects his prayers might have.
Presented her alive, and in perfect health, as all were that were miraculously cured; for the Lord’s works are perfect, Deu 32:4.
and when he had called the saints and widows; the disciples, brethren and sisters, who were come together on this occasion, as well as the poor widows she had been kind to; the Ethiopic version reads without a copulative, "the holy widows"; and so might these widows be, even such as are described in 1 Timothy 5:10
presented her alive; as Christ did the widow's son of Naam to her, Luke 7:15 and which no doubt was matter of great joy as well as astonishment to all the saints, and especially to the poor widows.And he gave her his hand, and lifted her up, and when he had called the saints and widows, presented her alive.
EXEGETICAL (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES)Acts 9:41. δοὺς δὲ αὐτῇ χ.: here for help to her to rise, after she had been restored to life, but in the Gospels Christ takes the damsel by the hand before she is restored, Mark 5:41, Luke 8:54. Thus, while retaining a close resemblance, as we might surely expect, to our Lord’s action in St. Mark’s narrative, there is yet sufficient independence of detail to show that one description is not a slavish imitation of the other.—τὰς χήρας: Rendall sees in the words reference to an organised body, 1 Timothy 5:11-16, engaged in the service of the Church, but the context only points to the widows who had been previously mentioned, species post genus, as in Acts 9:36 (Blass).41. when he had called the saints and widows] These words make it evident that the petition sent to Peter had been the supplication of the whole Christian Church of Joppa, “Come on unto us and help us.”Acts 9:41. Καὶ, and) and especially the widows.—[ζῶσαν, alive) By this restoration to life, a time was afforded to her for doing more good deeds.—V. g.]Verse 41. - Raised for lifted, A.V.; calling for when he had called, A.V.; he presented for presented, A.V. The saints and widows; by which we learn that others of the Christians of Joppa besides the widows had come to meet Peter, as was to be expected.
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