New Living Translation
"You're out of your mind!" they said. When she insisted, they decided, "It must be his angel."
King James Bible
And they said unto her, Thou art mad. But she constantly affirmed that it was even so. Then said they, It is his angel.
Darby Bible Translation
And they said to her, Thou art mad. But she maintained that it was so. And they said, It is his angel.
World English Bible
They said to her, "You are crazy!" But she insisted that it was so. They said, "It is his angel."
Young's Literal Translation
and they said unto her, 'Thou art mad;' and she was confidently affirming it to be so, and they said, 'It is his messenger;'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:15 They said, Thou art mad - As we say, Sure you are not in your senses to talk so. It is his angel - It was a common opinion among the Jews, that every man had his particular guardian angel, who frequently assumed both his shape and voice. But this is a point on which the Scriptures are silent.
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.
"Beware that you don't look down on any of these little ones. For I tell you that in heaven their angels are always in the presence of my heavenly Father.
About an hour later someone else insisted, "This must be one of them, because he is a Galilean, too."
Meanwhile, Peter continued knocking. When they finally opened the door and saw him, they were amazed.
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