New International Version
Peter went down and said to the men, "I'm the one you're looking for. Why have you come?"
King James Bible
Then Peter went down to the men which were sent unto him from Cornelius; and said, Behold, I am he whom ye seek: what is the cause wherefore ye are come?
Darby Bible Translation
And Peter going down to the men said, Behold, *I* am he whom ye seek: what is the cause for which ye come?
World English Bible
Peter went down to the men, and said, "Behold, I am he whom you seek. Why have you come?"
Young's Literal Translation
and Peter having come down unto the men who have been sent from Cornelius unto him, said, 'Lo, I am he whom ye seek, what is the cause for which ye are present?'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Which were sent unto him from Cornelius - This clause is wanting in almost every MS. of worth, and in almost all the versions.
Behold, I am he whom ye seek - A sudden, unexpected speech, like the address of Aeneas to Dido; when the cloud in which he was involved suddenly dissipated, and he appeared with the exclamation,
- coram, quem quaeritis, adsum!
Aen. lib. i.595.
What is the cause therefore ye are come? - He still did not know the full import of the vision; but being informed by the Holy Spirit that three men were seeking him, and that he should go with them, without scruple, he instantly obeyed; and finding them at the door, desired to know why they sought him.
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So get up and go downstairs. Do not hesitate to go with them, for I have sent them."
The men replied, "We have come from Cornelius the centurion. He is a righteous and God-fearing man, who is respected by all the Jewish people. A holy angel told him to ask you to come to his house so that he could hear what you have to say."
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