New Living Translation
But Paul shouted to him, "Stop! Don't kill yourself! We are all here!"
King James Bible
But Paul cried with a loud voice, saying, Do thyself no harm: for we are all here.
Darby Bible Translation
But Paul called out with a loud voice, saying, Do thyself no harm, for we are all here.
World English Bible
But Paul cried with a loud voice, saying, "Don't harm yourself, for we are all here!"
Young's Literal Translation
and Paul cried out with a loud voice, saying, 'Thou mayest not do thyself any harm, for we are all here.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
16:28 But Paul cried - As they were all then in the dark, it is not easy to say, how Paul knew of the jailer's purpose; unless it were by some immediate notice from God, which is by no means incredible. With a loud voice - Through earnestness, and because he was at some distance. Do thyself no harm - Although the Christian faith opens the prospect into another life, yet it absolutely forbids and effectually prevents a man's discharging himself from this.
LibraryThe Cry of the Heathen
And now, beloved, having thus prefaced our discourse, we have another observation to make before we proceed to a full discussion of the text. What an instance of Divine sovereignty we have in our text! He who is wise can see sovereignty everywhere in the work of salvation, but how clearly is it present here. Bithynia must not hear the gospel; the apostle desires to go and preach it there; but as yet, it seems, God does not intend that Bithynia should be evangelised. He desires to tarry in Asia, and …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858
The Heavenly Father
The jailer woke up to see the prison doors wide open. He assumed the prisoners had escaped, so he drew his sword to kill himself.
The jailer called for lights and ran to the dungeon and fell down trembling before Paul and Silas.
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