New American Standard Bible
saying, "We found the prison house locked quite securely and the guards standing at the doors; but when we had opened up, we found no one inside."
King James Bible
Saying, The prison truly found we shut with all safety, and the keepers standing without before the doors: but when we had opened, we found no man within.
Darby Bible Translation
saying, We found the prison shut with all security, and the keepers standing at the doors; but when we had opened them, within we found no one.
World English Bible
"We found the prison shut and locked, and the guards standing before the doors, but when we opened them, we found no one inside!"
Young's Literal Translation
saying -- 'The prison indeed we found shut in all safety, and the keepers standing without before the doors, and having opened -- within we found no one.'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Found we shut - It had not been broken open; and there was therefore clear proof that they had been delivered by the interposition of God. Nor could they have been released by the guard, for they were keeping watch, as if unconscious that anything had happened, and the officers had the only means of entering the prison.
LibraryWhom to Obey, --Annas or Angel?
'Then the high priest rose up, and all they that were with him, (which is the sect of the Sadducees,) and were filled with indignation, 18. And laid their hands on the apostles, and put them in the common prison. 19. But the angel of the Lord by night opened the prison doors, and brought them forth, and said, 20. Go, stand and speak in the temple to the people all the words of this life. 21. And when they heard that, they entered into the temple early in the morning, and taught. But the high priest …
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But the officers who came did not find them in the prison; and they returned and reported back,
Now when the captain of the temple guard and the chief priests heard these words, they were greatly perplexed about them as to what would come of this.
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