New International Version
The jailer brought them into his house and set a meal before them; he was filled with joy because he had come to believe in God--he and his whole household.
King James Bible
And when he had brought them into his house, he set meat before them, and rejoiced, believing in God with all his house.
Darby Bible Translation
And having brought them into his house he laid the table [for them], and rejoiced with all his house, having believed in God.
World English Bible
He brought them up into his house, and set food before them, and rejoiced greatly, with all his household, having believed in God.
Young's Literal Translation
having brought them also into his house, he set food before them, and was glad with all the household, he having believed in God.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He set meat before them - They were sufficiently exhausted, and needed refreshment; nor had the apostles any such inherent miraculous power as could prevent them from suffering through hunger, or enable them to heal their own grounds. As they were the instruments of bringing health to his soul, he became the instrument of health to their bodies. Genuine faith in Christ will always be accompanied with benevolence and humanity, and every fruit that such dispositions can produce. The jailor believed - brought them into his house - washed their stripes - and set meat before them.
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'And on the sabbath day we went forth without the gate, by a river side, where we supposed there was a place of prayer; and we sat down, and spake unto the women which were come together.' --ACTS xvi. 13 (R.V.). This is the first record of the preaching of the Gospel in Europe, and probably the first instance of it. The fact that the vision of the man of Macedonia was needed in order to draw the Apostle across the straits into Macedonia, and the great length at which the incidents at Philippi are …
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He will bring you a message through which you and all your household will be saved.'
When she and the members of her household were baptized, she invited us to her home. "If you consider me a believer in the Lord," she said, "come and stay at my house." And she persuaded us.
When it was daylight, the magistrates sent their officers to the jailer with the order: "Release those men."
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