English Standard Version
except that the Holy Spirit testifies to me in every city that imprisonment and afflictions await me.
King James Bible
Save that the Holy Ghost witnesseth in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions abide me.
American Standard Version
save that the Holy Spirit testifieth unto me in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions abide me.
Save that the Holy Ghost in every city witnesseth to me, saying: That bands and afflictions wait for me at Jerusalem.
English Revised Version
save that the Holy Ghost testifieth unto me in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions abide me.
Webster's Bible Translation
Save that the Holy Spirit testifieth in every city, saying, that bonds and afflictions abide me.
Weymouth New Testament
except that the Holy Spirit, at town after town, testifies to me that imprisonment and suffering are awaiting me.
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CommentaryVincent's Word Studies
The compound verb signifies full, clear testimony. Not by internal intimations of the Spirit, but by prophetic declarations "in every city." Two of these are mentioned subsequently, at Tyre and Caesarea (Acts 21:4, Acts 21:11).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
the Holy Ghost.
abide me. or, wait for me.
for I have five brothers--so that he may warn them, lest they also come into this place of torment.'
And the Spirit said to Philip, "Go over and join this chariot."
For I will show him how much he must suffer for the sake of my name."
When Silas and Timothy arrived from Macedonia, Paul was occupied with the word, testifying to the Jews that the Christ was Jesus.
testifying both to Jews and to Greeks of repentance toward God and of faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.
But I do not account my life of any value nor as precious to myself, if only I may finish my course and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God.
And having sought out the disciples, we stayed there for seven days. And through the Spirit they were telling Paul not to go on to Jerusalem.
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