New American Standard Bible
There were many lamps in the upper room where we were gathered together.
King James Bible
And there were many lights in the upper chamber, where they were gathered together.
Darby Bible Translation
And there were many lights in the upper room where we were assembled.
World English Bible
There were many lights in the upper room where we were gathered together.
Young's Literal Translation
and there were many lamps in the upper chamber where they were gathered together,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And there were many lights - Why this circumstance is mentioned is not apparent. It, however, meets one of the slanders of the early enemies of Christianity, that the Christians in their assemblies were accustomed to extinguish all the lights, and to commit every kind of abomination. Perhaps the mention of many lights here is designed to intimate that it was a place of public worship, as not only the Jews, but the Gentiles were accustomed to have many lights burning in such places.
In the upper chamber - See the notes on Acts 1:13.
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Who is she that looketh forth as the morning, fair as the moon, clear as the sun, and terrible as an army with banners?--SONG 6:10. The church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood. Christ loved the church, and gave himself for it; that he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word, that he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish. There appeared a great wonder …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
March 7. "It is More Blessed to Give than to Receive" (Acts xx. 35).
The New Crusade --Serampore and the Brotherhood
"Then the kingdom of heaven will be comparable to ten virgins, who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.
When they had entered the city, they went up to the upper room where they were staying; that is, Peter and John and James and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon the Zealot, and Judas the son of James.
And there was a young man named Eutychus sitting on the window sill, sinking into a deep sleep; and as Paul kept on talking, he was overcome by sleep and fell down from the third floor and was picked up dead.
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