New American Standard Bible
But Peter continued knocking; and when they had opened the door, they saw him and were amazed.
King James Bible
But Peter continued knocking: and when they had opened the door, and saw him, they were astonished.
Darby Bible Translation
But Peter continued knocking: and having opened, they saw him and were astonished.
World English Bible
But Peter continued knocking. When they had opened, they saw him, and were amazed.
Young's Literal Translation
and Peter was continuing knocking, and having opened, they saw him, and were astonished,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Were astonished - They were now convinced that it was Peter, and they were amazed that he had been rescued. As yet they were of course ignorant of the manner in which it was done.
'And when Peter was come to himself, he said, Now I know of a surety, that the Lord hath sent His angel, and hath delivered me out of the hand of Herod, and from all the expectation of the people of the Jews.'--ACTS xii. 11. Where did Luke get his information of Peter's thoughts in that hour? This verse sounds like first-hand knowledge. Not impossibly John Mark may have been his informant, for we know that both were in Rome together at a later period. In any case, it is clear that, through whatever …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
Peter's Deliverance from Prison
Great Preparations for a Great Work
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They said to her, "You are out of your mind!" But she kept insisting that it was so. They kept saying, "It is his angel."
But motioning to them with his hand to be silent, he described to them how the Lord had led him out of the prison. And he said, "Report these things to James and the brethren." Then he left and went to another place.
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