New Living Translation
As for Philip, an angel of the Lord said to him, "Go south down the desert road that runs from Jerusalem to Gaza."
King James Bible
And the angel of the Lord spake unto Philip, saying, Arise, and go toward the south unto the way that goeth down from Jerusalem unto Gaza, which is desert.
Darby Bible Translation
But the angel of the Lord spoke to Philip, saying, Rise up and go southward on the way which goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza: the same is desert.
World English Bible
But an angel of the Lord spoke to Philip, saying, "Arise, and go toward the south to the way that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza. This is a desert."
Young's Literal Translation
And a messenger of the Lord spake unto Philip, saying, 'Arise, and go on toward the south, on the way that is going down from Jerusalem to Gaza,' -- this is desert.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:26 The way which is desert - There were two ways from Jerusalem to Gaza, one desert, the other through a more populous country.
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The interval between the close of the post-apostolic age and the end of the second century, or from about 140 to 200, may be called the Critical Period of Ancient Christianity. In this period there grew up conceptions of Christianity which were felt by the Church, as a whole, to be fundamentally opposed to its essential spirit and to constitute a serious menace to the Christian faith as it had been commonly received. These conceptions, which grew up both alongside of, and within the Church, have …
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and the territory of Canaan extended from Sidon in the north to Gerar and Gaza in the south, and east as far as Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboiim, near Lasha.
But an angel of the Lord came at night, opened the gates of the jail, and brought them out. Then he told them,
Philip, for example, went to the city of Samaria and told the people there about the Messiah.
The Holy Spirit said to Philip, "Go over and walk along beside the carriage."
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