New Living Translation
The next morning the city officials sent the police to tell the jailer, "Let those men go!"
King James Bible
And when it was day, the magistrates sent the serjeants, saying, Let those men go.
Darby Bible Translation
And when it was day, the praetors sent the lictors, saying, Let those men go.
World English Bible
But when it was day, the magistrates sent the sergeants, saying, "Let those men go."
Young's Literal Translation
And day having come, the magistrates sent the rod-bearers, saying, 'Let those men go;'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
16:35 The pretors sent - Being probably terrified by the earthquake; saying, Let those men go - How different from the charge given a few hours before! And how great an ease of mind to the jailer!
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
"And when you are brought to trial in the synagogues and before rulers and authorities, don't worry about how to defend yourself or what to say,
He brought them into his house and set a meal before them, and he and his entire household rejoiced because they all believed in God.
So the jailer told Paul, "The city officials have said you and Silas are free to leave. Go in peace."
When the police reported this, the city officials were alarmed to learn that Paul and Silas were Roman citizens.
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