Acts 8:32
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English Standard Version
Now the passage of the Scripture that he was reading was this: “Like a sheep he was led to the slaughter and like a lamb before its shearer is silent, so he opens not his mouth.

King James Bible
The place of the scripture which he read was this, He was led as a sheep to the slaughter; and like a lamb dumb before his shearer, so opened he not his mouth:

American Standard Version
Now the passage of the Scripture which he was reading was this, He was led as a sheep to the slaughter; And as a lamb before his shearer is dumb, So he openeth not his mouth:

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the place of the scripture which he was reading was this: He was led as a sheep to the slaughter; and like a lamb without voice before his shearer, so openeth he not his mouth.

English Revised Version
Now the place of the scripture which he was reading was this, He was led as a sheep to the slaughter; And as a lamb before his shearer is dumb, So he openeth not his mouth:

Webster's Bible Translation
The place of the scripture which he read was this, He was led as a sheep to the slaughter; and like a lamb dumb before his shearer, so he opened not his mouth:

Weymouth New Testament
The passage of Scripture which he was reading was this: "Like a sheep He was led to slaughter, and just as a lamb before its shearer is dumb so He opened not His mouth.

Acts 8:32 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

The place of the scripture (ἡ περιοχὴ τῆς γραφῆς)

Strictly, the contents of the passage. See on Mark 12:10; and 1 Peter 2:6.

He read

Rev., correctly, was reading; imperfect.

Acts 8:32 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

He was.

Isaiah 53:7,8 He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth: he is brought as a lamb to the slaughter...

as a.

Psalm 44:11,12 You have given us like sheep appointed for meat; and have scattered us among the heathen...

Jeremiah 11:19 But I was like a lamb or an ox that is brought to the slaughter; and I knew not that they had devised devices against me, saying...

Jeremiah 12:3 But you, O LORD, know me: you have seen me, and tried my heart toward you: pull them out like sheep for the slaughter...

Jeremiah 51:40 I will bring them down like lambs to the slaughter, like rams with he goats.

Romans 8:36 As it is written, For your sake we are killed all the day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter.

and like.

John 1:29 The next day John sees Jesus coming to him, and said, Behold the Lamb of God, which takes away the sin of the world.

1 Peter 1:19 But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot:

1 Peter 2:21-24 For even hereunto were you called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that you should follow his steps...

opened.

Psalm 39:2,9 I was dumb with silence, I held my peace, even from good; and my sorrow was stirred...

Matthew 26:62,63 And the high priest arose, and said to him, Answer you nothing? what is it which these witness against you...

Luke 23:34 Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. And they parted his raiment, and cast lots.

John 18:9-11 That the saying might be fulfilled, which he spoke, Of them which you gave me have I lost none...

Cross References
Numbers 7:57
one bull from the herd, one ram, one male lamb a year old, for a burnt offering;

Isaiah 53:7
He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth; like a lamb that is led to the slaughter, and like a sheep that before its shearers is silent, so he opened not his mouth.

John 1:29
The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, "Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!

Acts 8:31
And he said, "How can I, unless someone guides me?" And he invited Philip to come up and sit with him.

1 Corinthians 15:3
For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures,

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