Acts 16:15
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English Standard Version
And after she was baptized, and her household as well, she urged us, saying, “If you have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come to my house and stay.” And she prevailed upon us.

King James Bible
And when she was baptized, and her household, she besought us, saying, If ye have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come into my house, and abide there. And she constrained us.

American Standard Version
And when she was baptized, and her household, she besought us, saying, If ye have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come into my house, and abide there . And she constrained us.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when she was baptized, and her household, she besought us, saying: If you have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come into my house, and abide there. And she constrained us.

English Revised Version
And when she was baptized, and her household, she besought us, saying, If ye have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come into my house, and abide there. And she constrained us.

Webster's Bible Translation
And when she was baptized, and her household, she besought us, saying, If ye have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come into my house, and abide there: And she constrained us.

Weymouth New Testament
When she and her household had been baptized, she urged us, saying, "If in your judgement I am a believer in the Lord, come and stay at my house." And she made us go there.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Constrained (παρεβιάσατο)

Only here and Luke 24:29, on which see note. The constraint was from ardent gratitude.

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when.

Acts 16:33 And he took them the same hour of the night, and washed their stripes; and was baptized, he and all his, straightway.

Acts 8:12,38 But when they believed Philip preaching the things concerning the kingdom of God, and the name of Jesus Christ, they were baptized...

Acts 11:14 Who shall tell you words, whereby you and all your house shall be saved.

Acts 18:8 And Crispus, the chief ruler of the synagogue, believed on the Lord with all his house; and many of the Corinthians hearing believed...

1 Corinthians 1:13-16 Is Christ divided? was Paul crucified for you? or were you baptized in the name of Paul...

If.

Ephesians 1:1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, to the saints which are at Ephesus, and to the faithful in Christ Jesus:

Philippians 1:7 Even as it is meet for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart; inasmuch as both in my bonds...

Philemon 1:17 If you count me therefore a partner, receive him as myself.

1 Peter 5:12 By Silvanus, a faithful brother to you, as I suppose, I have written briefly, exhorting...

3 John 1:5 Beloved, you do faithfully whatever you do to the brothers, and to strangers;

come.

Genesis 18:4,5 Let a little water, I pray you, be fetched, and wash your feet, and rest yourselves under the tree...

Judges 19:19,20 Yet there is both straw and provender for our donkeys; and there is bread and wine also for me, and for your handmaid...

Matthew 10:41 He that receives a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet's reward...

Luke 9:4,5 And whatever house you enter into, there abide, and there depart...

Luke 10:5-7 And into whatever house you enter, first say, Peace be to this house...

Romans 16:23 Gaius my host, and of the whole church, salutes you. Erastus the chamberlain of the city salutes you, and Quartus a brother.

Galatians 6:10 As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good to all men, especially to them who are of the household of faith.

Hebrews 13:2 Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.

2 John 1:10 If there come any to you, and bring not this doctrine, receive him not into your house, neither bid him God speed:

3 John 1:8 We therefore ought to receive such, that we might be fellow helpers to the truth.

And she.

Genesis 19:3 And he pressed on them greatly; and they turned in to him, and entered into his house; and he made them a feast...

Genesis 33:11 Take, I pray you, my blessing that is brought to you; because God has dealt graciously with me, and because I have enough...

Judges 19:21 So he brought him into his house, and gave provender to the donkeys: and they washed their feet, and did eat and drink.

1 Samuel 28:23 But he refused, and said, I will not eat. But his servants, together with the woman, compelled him; and he listened to their voice...

2 Kings 4:8 And it fell on a day, that Elisha passed to Shunem, where was a great woman; and she constrained him to eat bread. And so it was...

Luke 14:23 And the lord said to the servant, Go out into the highways and hedges, and compel them to come in, that my house may be filled.

Luke 24:29 But they constrained him, saying, Abide with us: for it is toward evening, and the day is far spent. And he went in to tarry with them.

2 Corinthians 5:14 For the love of Christ constrains us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:

2 Corinthians 12:11 I am become a fool in glorying; you have compelled me: for I ought to have been commended of you...

Hebrews 13:2 Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.

Cross References
Matthew 3:6
and they were baptized by him in the river Jordan, confessing their sins.

Acts 11:14
he will declare to you a message by which you will be saved, you and all your household.'

Acts 16:31
And they said, "Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household."

Acts 16:34
Then he brought them up into his house and set food before them. And he rejoiced along with his entire household that he had believed in God.

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