King James Version
But Peter said unto him, Thy money perish with thee, because thou hast thought that the gift of God may be purchased with money.
Darby Bible Translation
And Peter said to him, Thy money go with thee to destruction, because thou hast thought that the gift of God can be obtained by money.
World English Bible
But Peter said to him, "May your silver perish with you, because you thought you could obtain the gift of God with money!
Young's Literal Translation
And Peter said unto him, 'Thy silver with thee -- may it be to destruction! because the gift of God thou didst think to possess through money;
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
(9) But Peter said unto him, Thy money perish with thee, because thou hast thought that the gift of God may be purchased with money.
(9) They are the successors of Simon Magus, and not Simon Peter, who either buy or sell holy things.
LibrarySeed Scattered and Taking Root
'And Saul was consenting unto his death. And at that time there was a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem; and they were all scattered abroad throughout the regions of Judaea and Samaria, except the apostles. 2. And devout men carried Stephen to his burial, and made great lamentation over him. 3. As for Saul, he made havock of the church, entering into every house, and haling men and women committed them to prison. 4. Therefore they that were scattered abroad went everywhere …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
A Meeting in the Desert
The General Spread of the Gospel
Whether Baptism Can be Conferred in the Name of Christ?
Whether Chrism is a Fitting Matter for this Sacrament?
Whether the Imposition of the Priest's Hands is Necessary for this Sacrament?
Whether Penance is a Sacrament?
Whether Baptism Should be Deferred?
Whether those who had Been Baptized with John's Baptism had to be Baptized with the Baptism of Christ?
Whether Simony is an Intentional Will to Buy or Sell Something Spiritual or Connected with a Spiritual Thing?
2 Kings 5:16
But he said, As the LORD liveth, before whom I stand, I will receive none. And he urged him to take it; but he refused.
Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no money; come ye, buy, and eat; yea, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price.
Then Daniel answered and said before the king, Let thy gifts be to thyself, and give thy rewards to another; yet I will read the writing unto the king, and make known to him the interpretation.
Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils: freely ye have received, freely give.
Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
Saying, Give me also this power, that on whomsoever I lay hands, he may receive the Holy Ghost.
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