Acts 12:5
Modern Translations
New International Version
So Peter was kept in prison, but the church was earnestly praying to God for him.

New Living Translation
But while Peter was in prison, the church prayed very earnestly for him.

English Standard Version
So Peter was kept in prison, but earnest prayer for him was made to God by the church.

Berean Study Bible
So Peter was kept in prison, but the church was fervently praying to God for him.

New American Standard Bible
So Peter was kept in the prison, but prayer for him was being made to God intensely by the church.

NASB 1995
So Peter was kept in the prison, but prayer for him was being made fervently by the church to God.

NASB 1977
So Peter was kept in the prison, but prayer for him was being made fervently by the church to God.

Amplified Bible
So Peter was kept in prison, but fervent and persistent prayer for him was being made to God by the church.

Christian Standard Bible
So Peter was kept in prison, but the church was praying fervently to God for him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So Peter was kept in prison, but prayer was being made earnestly to God for him by the church.

Contemporary English Version
While Peter was being kept in jail, the church never stopped praying to God for him.

Good News Translation
So Peter was kept in jail, but the people of the church were praying earnestly to God for him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So Peter was kept in prison, but the church was praying very hard to God for him.

International Standard Version
So Peter was kept in prison, but earnest prayer to God for him was being offered by the assembly.

NET Bible
So Peter was kept in prison, but those in the church were earnestly praying to God for him.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Peter therefore was kept in prison: but prayer was made without ceasing of the church unto God for him.

New King James Version
Peter was therefore kept in prison, but constant prayer was offered to God for him by the church.

King James 2000 Bible
Peter therefore was kept in prison: but prayer was made without ceasing of the church unto God for him.

New Heart English Bible
Peter therefore was kept in the prison, but constant prayer was made by the church to God for him.

World English Bible
Peter therefore was kept in the prison, but constant prayer was made by the assembly to God for him.

American King James Version
Peter therefore was kept in prison: but prayer was made without ceasing of the church to God for him.

American Standard Version
Peter therefore was kept in the prison: but prayer was made earnestly of the church unto God for him.

A Faithful Version
As a result, Peter was securely held in the prison, but fervent prayer was made to God by the church for him.

Darby Bible Translation
Peter therefore was kept in the prison; but unceasing prayer was made by the assembly to God concerning him.

English Revised Version
Peter therefore was kept in the prison: but prayer was made earnestly of the church unto God for him.

Webster's Bible Translation
Peter therefore was kept in prison: but prayer was made without ceasing by the church to God for him.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
So Peter was kept in prison, but earnest prayer was made of ye Church vnto God for him.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And Peter was kept in pryson: But prayer was made without ceassyng of the Churche, vnto God for hym.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And Peter was kepte in the preson But prayer was made without ceassinge of the congregacion, vnto God for him.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
Then was Peter kepte in preson. But prayer was made with out ceasynge of the congregacion vnto God for him.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Peter, therefore, indeed, was kept in the prison, and fervent prayer was being made by the Assembly to God for him,

Berean Literal Bible
So indeed Peter was kept in the prison, but fervent prayer was being made to God by the church concerning him.

Young's Literal Translation
Peter, therefore, indeed, was kept in the prison, and fervent prayer was being made by the assembly unto God for him,

Smith's Literal Translation
Truly therefore was Peter kept in prison: and prayer was made continually by the church to God for him.

Literal Emphasis Translation
Therefore Peter was kept in the prison; however prayer was strenuously being made by the church to God concerning him.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Peter therefore was kept in prison. But prayer was made without ceasing by the church unto God for him.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And so Peter was detained in prison. But prayers were being made without ceasing, by the Church, to God on his behalf.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And while Shimeon was guarded in prison, continual prayer was offered by the church for him to God,

Lamsa Bible
And while Simon Peter was kept in the prison, continual prayer was offered for him to God by the church.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
Therefore, Peter was kept in prison; but fervent prayer to God was made for him by the church.

Godbey New Testament
Then indeed Peter was kept in prison: but prayer to God in his behalf was incessantly made by the church.

Haweis New Testament
So then Peter was kept in prison: but fervent prayer was offered up by the church to God for him.

Mace New Testament
thus Peter was kept in prison, but the Church prayed to God, without ceasing, for him,

Weymouth New Testament
So Peter was kept in prison; but long and fervent prayer was offered to God by the Church on his behalf.

Worrell New Testament
Peter, therefore, was kept in the prison; but prayer was being earnestly made by the assembly to God in his behalf.

Worsley New Testament
Peter was therefore kept in custody: but incessant prayer was made to God for him by the church.








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