Acts 16:25
Parallel Verses
English Standard Version
About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them,

King James Bible
And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God: and the prisoners heard them.

American Standard Version
But about midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns unto God, and the prisoners were listening to them;

Douay-Rheims Bible
And at midnight, Paul and Silas praying, praised God. And they that were in prison, heard them.

English Revised Version
But about midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns unto God, and the prisoners were listening to them;

Webster's Bible Translation
And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises to God: and the prisoners heard them.

Weymouth New Testament
About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them,

Acts 16:25 Parallel
Commentary
Vincent's Word Studies

Prayed and sang praises (προσευχόμενοι ὕμνουν)

Lit., praying, they sang hymns. The praying and the praise are not described as distinct acts. Their singing of hymns was their prayer, probably Psalms.

Acts 16:25 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

at midnight.

Job 35:10 But none said, Where is God my maker, who gives songs in the night;

Psalm 22:2 O my God, I cry in the day time, but you hear not; and in the night season, and am not silent.

Psalm 42:8 Yet the LORD will command his loving kindness in the day time, and in the night his song shall be with me...

Psalm 77:6 I call to remembrance my song in the night: I commune with my own heart: and my spirit made diligent search.

Psalm 119:55,62 I have remembered your name, O LORD, in the night, and have kept your law...

Isaiah 30:29 You shall have a song, as in the night when a holy solemnity is kept; and gladness of heart...

prayed.

Psalm 50:15 And call on me in the day of trouble: I will deliver you, and you shall glorify me.

Psalm 77:2 In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord: my sore ran in the night, and ceased not: my soul refused to be comforted.

Psalm 91:15 He shall call on me, and I will answer him: I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him, and honor him.

Matthew 26:38,39 Then said he to them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful, even to death: tarry you here, and watch with me...

Luke 22:44 And being in an agony he prayed more earnestly: and his sweat was as it were great drops of blood falling down to the ground.

Hebrews 5:7 Who in the days of his flesh...

James 5:13 Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms.

sang.

Acts 5:41 And they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name.

Psalm 34:1 I will bless the LORD at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth.

Matthew 5:10,11 Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven...

Luke 6:22,23 Blessed are you, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from their company, and shall reproach you...

Romans 5:3 And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation works patience;

Romans 12:12 Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;

2 Corinthians 4:8,9,16 We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair...

2 Corinthians 4:17 For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, works for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory;

2 Corinthians 6:10 As sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.

Philippians 2:17 Yes, and if I be offered on the sacrifice and service of your faith, I joy, and rejoice with you all.

Philippians 4:4-7 Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice...

Colossians 1:24 Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake...

Colossians 3:15-17 And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also you are called in one body; and be you thankful...

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Rejoice ever more...

James 1:2 My brothers, count it all joy when you fall into divers temptations;

1 Peter 1:6-8 Wherein you greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, you are in heaviness through manifold temptations...

1 Peter 4:14 If you be reproached for the name of Christ, happy are you; for the spirit of glory and of God rests on you...

and the.

Ezra 3:12,13 But many of the priests and Levites and chief of the fathers, who were ancient men, that had seen the first house...

Psalm 71:7 I am as a wonder to many; but you are my strong refuge.

Zechariah 3:8 Hear now, O Joshua the high priest, you, and your fellows that sit before you: for they are men wondered at: for, behold...

Cross References
Job 35:10
But none says, 'Where is God my Maker, who gives songs in the night,

Psalm 119:55
I remember your name in the night, O LORD, and keep your law.

Acts 15:22
Then it seemed good to the apostles and the elders, with the whole church, to choose men from among them and send them to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas. They sent Judas called Barsabbas, and Silas, leading men among the brothers,

Acts 16:19
But when her owners saw that their hope of gain was gone, they seized Paul and Silas and dragged them into the marketplace before the rulers.

Acts 16:33
And he took them the same hour of the night and washed their wounds; and he was baptized at once, he and all his family.

Ephesians 5:19
addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart,

Jump to Previous
Heard Hymns Listening Making Middle Midnight Night Paul Praise Praises Praising Prayed Prayers Praying Prisoners Sang Silas Singing Songs
Jump to Next
Heard Hymns Listening Making Middle Midnight Night Paul Praise Praises Praising Prayed Prayers Praying Prisoners Sang Silas Singing Songs
Links
Acts 16:25 NIV
Acts 16:25 NLT
Acts 16:25 ESV
Acts 16:25 NASB
Acts 16:25 KJV

Acts 16:25 Bible Apps
Acts 16:25 Biblia Paralela
Acts 16:25 Chinese Bible
Acts 16:25 French Bible
Acts 16:25 German Bible

Bible Hub

ESV Text Edition: 2016. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version® copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.
Acts 16:24
Top of Page
Top of Page