Acts 12:9
Modern Translations
New International Version
Peter followed him out of the prison, but he had no idea that what the angel was doing was really happening; he thought he was seeing a vision.

New Living Translation
So Peter left the cell, following the angel. But all the time he thought it was a vision. He didn’t realize it was actually happening.

English Standard Version
And he went out and followed him. He did not know that what was being done by the angel was real, but thought he was seeing a vision.

Berean Study Bible
So Peter followed him out, but he was unaware that what the angel was doing was real. He thought he was only seeing a vision.

New American Standard Bible
And he went out and continued to follow, and yet he did not know that what was being done by the angel was real, but thought he was seeing a vision.

NASB 1995
And he went out and continued to follow, and he did not know that what was being done by the angel was real, but thought he was seeing a vision.

NASB 1977
And he went out and continued to follow, and he did not know that what was being done by the angel was real, but thought he was seeing a vision.

Amplified Bible
And Peter went out following the angel. He did not realize that what was being done by the angel was real, but thought he was seeing a vision.

Christian Standard Bible
So he went out and followed, and he did not know that what the angel did was really happening, but he thought he was seeing a vision.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So he went out and followed, and he did not know that what took place through the angel was real, but thought he was seeing a vision.

Contemporary English Version
Peter left with the angel, but he thought everything was only a dream.

Good News Translation
Peter followed him out of the prison, not knowing, however, if what the angel was doing was real; he thought he was seeing a vision.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Peter followed the angel out of the cell. He didn't realize that what the angel was doing was actually happening. He thought he was seeing a vision.

International Standard Version
So Peter went out and began to follow him, not realizing that what was being done by the angel was real; he thought he was seeing a vision.

NET Bible
Peter went out and followed him; he did not realize that what was happening through the angel was real, but thought he was seeing a vision.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And he went out, and followed him; and wist not that it was true which was done by the angel; but thought he saw a vision.

New King James Version
So he went out and followed him, and did not know that what was done by the angel was real, but thought he was seeing a vision.

King James 2000 Bible
And he went out, and followed him; and knew not that it was true which was done by the angel; but thought he saw a vision.

New Heart English Bible
And he went out and followed him. He did not know that what was being done by the angel was real, but thought he saw a vision.

World English Bible
And he went out and followed him. He didn't know that what was being done by the angel was real, but thought he saw a vision.

American King James Version
And he went out, and followed him; and knew not that it was true which was done by the angel; but thought he saw a vision.

American Standard Version
And he went out, and followed; and he knew not that it was true which was done by the angel, but thought he saw a vision.

A Faithful Version
And he followed him, going forth, but did not realize that this was really happening by the hand of the angel; rather, he thought he was seeing a vision.

Darby Bible Translation
And going forth he followed [him] and did not know that what was happening by means of the angel was real, but supposed he saw a vision.

English Revised Version
And he went out, and followed; and he wist not that it was true which was done by the angel, but thought he saw a vision.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he went out, and followed him, and knew not that it was true which was done by the angel; but thought he saw a vision.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
So Peter came out and followed him, and knewe not that it was true, which was done by the Angel, but thought he had seene a vision.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And he came out and folowed hym, and wyse not that it was trueth which was done by the Angel, but thought he had seene a vision.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And he wente out, and folowed him, and wyst not, that it was trueth that was done by ye angell, but thoughte he had sene a vision.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
And he came oute and folowed him and wist not that it was truthe which was done by the angell but thought he had sene a vision.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and having gone forth, he was following him, and he did not know that it is true that which is done through the messenger, and was thinking he saw a vision,

Berean Literal Bible
And having gone forth, he was following, and he did not know that what is happening by means of the angel is real, but he was thinking he saw a vision.

Young's Literal Translation
and having gone forth, he was following him, and he knew not that it is true that which is done through the messenger, and was thinking he saw a vision,

Smith's Literal Translation
And having come out, he followed him; and knew not that it is true that being done by the messenger; and seemed to see a vision.

Literal Emphasis Translation
And going out, he followed and did not know that what was happening through the angel was real; however he supposed he saw a vision.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And going out, he followed him, and he knew not that it was true which was done by the angel: but thought he saw a vision.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And going out, he followed him. And he did not know this truth: that this was being done by an Angel. For he thought that he was seeing a vision.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he went out and followed him while he did not know that this was real which was happening by the hand of The Angel, for he thought that he was seeing a vision.

Lamsa Bible
And he went out, and followed the angel, not knowing that what was done by the angel was true, but thought he saw a vision.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
And he went out, and followed him; and he knew not that what was done by the angel was real, but thought that he saw a vision.

Godbey New Testament
And having come out, he was following; and did not know that it is true which was done by the angel; but he was thinking that he saw a vision.

Haweis New Testament
And going out, he followed him; and knew not that it was a reality which was done by the angel; but he supposed he saw a vision.

Mace New Testament
so he went out after the angel without knowing that what the angel had done, was real; but thinking it was all a vision.

Weymouth New Testament
So Peter went out, following him, yet could not believe that what the angel was doing was real, but supposed that he saw a vision.

Worrell New Testament
And, going forth, he was following him; and he knew not that it was true, which was being done by the angel, but was thinking that he saw a vision.

Worsley New Testament
So he went out and followed him; and he did not know, that what was done by the angel was real, but thought he saw a vision.








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