New Living Translation
When she recognized Peter's voice, she was so overjoyed that, instead of opening the door, she ran back inside and told everyone, "Peter is standing at the door!"
King James Bible
And when she knew Peter's voice, she opened not the gate for gladness, but ran in, and told how Peter stood before the gate.
Darby Bible Translation
and having recognised the voice of Peter, through joy did not open the entry, but running in, reported that Peter was standing before the entry.
World English Bible
When she recognized Peter's voice, she didn't open the gate for joy, but ran in, and reported that Peter was standing in front of the gate.
Young's Literal Translation
and having known the voice of Peter, from the joy she did not open the porch, but having run in, told of the standing of Peter before the porch,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:14 And knowing Peter's voice - Bidding her open the door.
A damsel ... named Rhoda.'--ACTS xii 13. 'Rhoda' means 'a rose,' and this rose has kept its bloom for eighteen hundred years, and is still sweet and fragrant! What a lottery undying fame is! Men will give their lives to earn it; and this servant-girl got it by one little act, and never knew that she had it, and I suppose she does not know to-day that, everywhere throughout the whole world where the Gospel is preached, 'this that she hath done is spoken of as a memorial to her.' Is the love of …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
The Angel's Touch
The Catholic Epistles.
The Peter of History and the Peter of Fiction.
When the people recognized Jesus, the news of his arrival spread quickly throughout the whole area, and soon people were bringing all their sick to be healed.
Still they stood there in disbelief, filled with joy and wonder. Then he asked them, "Do you have anything here to eat?"
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