Acts 9:38
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English Standard Version
Since Lydda was near Joppa, the disciples, hearing that Peter was there, sent two men to him, urging him, “Please come to us without delay.”

King James Bible
And forasmuch as Lydda was nigh to Joppa, and the disciples had heard that Peter was there, they sent unto him two men, desiring him that he would not delay to come to them.

American Standard Version
And as Lydda was nigh unto Joppa, the disciples, hearing that Peter was there, sent two men unto him, entreating him, Delay not to come on unto us.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And forasmuch as Lydda was nigh to Joppe, the disciples hearing that Peter was there, sent unto him two men, desiring him that he would not be slack to come unto them.

English Revised Version
And as Lydda was nigh unto Joppa, the disciples, hearing that Peter was there, sent two men unto him, entreating him, Delay not to come on unto us.

Webster's Bible Translation
And as Lydda was nigh to Joppa, and the disciples had heard that Peter was there, they sent to him two men, desiring him that he would not delay to come to them.

Weymouth New Testament
Lud, however, being near Jaffa, the disciples, who had heard that Peter was at Lud, sent two men to him with an urgent request that he would come across to them without delay.

Acts 9:38 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

That he would not delay (μὴ ὀκνῆσαι)

The best texts read ὀκνήσῃς putting the request in the form of a direct address, Delay not.

To come (διελθεῖν)

Lit., to come through. Rev., come on.

Acts 9:38 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Lydda.

Acts 9:32,36 And it came to pass, as Peter passed throughout all quarters, he came down also to the saints which dwelled at Lydda...

desiring.

2 Kings 4:28-30 Then she said, Did I desire a son of my lord? did I not say, Do not deceive me...

delay. or, be grieved.

Cross References
Joshua 19:46
and Me-jarkon and Rakkon with the territory over against Joppa.

2 Chronicles 2:16
And we will cut whatever timber you need from Lebanon and bring it to you in rafts by sea to Joppa, so that you may take it up to Jerusalem."

Ezra 3:7
So they gave money to the masons and the carpenters, and food, drink, and oil to the Sidonians and the Tyrians to bring cedar trees from Lebanon to the sea, to Joppa, according to the grant that they had from Cyrus king of Persia.

Jonah 1:3
But Jonah rose to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD. He went down to Joppa and found a ship going to Tarshish. So he paid the fare and went down into it, to go with them to Tarshish, away from the presence of the LORD.

Acts 9:19
and taking food, he was strengthened. For some days he was with the disciples at Damascus.

Acts 9:36
Now there was in Joppa a disciple named Tabitha, which, translated, means Dorcas. She was full of good works and acts of charity.

Acts 9:42
And it became known throughout all Joppa, and many believed in the Lord.

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