New American Standard Bible
Then Philip opened his mouth, and beginning from this Scripture he preached Jesus to him.
King James Bible
Then Philip opened his mouth, and began at the same scripture, and preached unto him Jesus.
Darby Bible Translation
And Philip, opening his mouth and beginning from that scripture, announced the glad tidings of Jesus to him.
World English Bible
Philip opened his mouth, and beginning from this Scripture, preached to him Jesus.
Young's Literal Translation
and Philip having opened his mouth, and having begun from this Writing, proclaimed good news to him -- Jesus.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Opened his mouth - See Matthew 5:2.
At the same scripture - Taking this as a "text" to be illustrated.
Preached unto him Jesus - Showed him that Jesus of Nazareth exactly corresponded to the description of the prophet, and that therefore he referred to the Messiah, and that the Messiah was Jesus of Nazareth. How far Philip detailed the circumstances of the life and death of Christ is unknown. What follows shows also that he stated the design of baptism, and the duty of being baptized.
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He opened His mouth and began to teach them, saying,
Then beginning with Moses and with all the prophets, He explained to them the things concerning Himself in all the Scriptures.
And every day, in the temple and from house to house, they kept right on teaching and preaching Jesus as the Christ.
The eunuch answered Philip and said, "Please tell me, of whom does the prophet say this? Of himself or of someone else?"
And according to Paul's custom, he went to them, and for three Sabbaths reasoned with them from the Scriptures,
for he powerfully refuted the Jews in public, demonstrating by the Scriptures that Jesus was the Christ.
When they had set a day for Paul, they came to him at his lodging in large numbers; and he was explaining to them by solemnly testifying about the kingdom of God and trying to persuade them concerning Jesus, from both the Law of Moses and from the Prophets, from morning until evening.
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