Acts 8:39
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New International Version
When they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord suddenly took Philip away, and the eunuch did not see him again, but went on his way rejoicing.

New Living Translation
When they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord snatched Philip away. The eunuch never saw him again but went on his way rejoicing.

English Standard Version
And when they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord carried Philip away, and the eunuch saw him no more, and went on his way rejoicing.

Berean Study Bible
When they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord carried Philip away, and the eunuch saw him no more, but went on his way rejoicing.

Berean Literal Bible
Now when they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord carried away Philip, and the eunuch saw him no longer. For he went his way rejoicing.

New American Standard Bible
When they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord snatched Philip away; and the eunuch no longer saw him, but went on his way rejoicing.

King James Bible
And when they were come up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord caught away Philip, that the eunuch saw him no more: and he went on his way rejoicing.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord carried Philip away, and the eunuch did not see him any longer. But he went on his way rejoicing.

International Standard Version
When they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord snatched Philip away. The eunuch went on his way rejoicing and did not see Philip again.

NET Bible
Now when they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord snatched Philip away, and the eunuch did not see him any more, but went on his way rejoicing.

New Heart English Bible
When they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord caught Philip away, and the eunuch did not see him any more, for he went on his way rejoicing.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And when they had come up from the water, The Spirit of THE LORD JEHOVAH took Philippus up and the Eunuch did not see him again, but he went on the road rejoicing.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When they had stepped out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord suddenly took Philip away. The official joyfully continued on his way and didn't see Philip again.

New American Standard 1977
And when they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord snatched Philip away; and the eunuch saw him no more, but went on his way rejoicing.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And when they were come up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord caught away Philip, so that the eunuch saw him no more, and he went on his way rejoicing.

King James 2000 Bible
And when they were come up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord caught away Philip, that the eunuch saw him no more: and he went on his way rejoicing.

American King James Version
And when they were come up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord caught away Philip, that the eunuch saw him no more: and he went on his way rejoicing.

American Standard Version
And when they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord caught away Philip; and the eunuch saw him no more, for he went on his way rejoicing.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when they were come up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord took away Philip; and the eunuch saw him no more. And he went on his way rejoicing.

Darby Bible Translation
But when they came up out of the water [the] Spirit of [the] Lord caught away Philip, and the eunuch saw him no longer, for he went on his way rejoicing.

English Revised Version
And when they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord caught away Philip; and the eunuch saw him no more, for he went on his way rejoicing.

Webster's Bible Translation
And when they had come up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord caught away Philip, that the eunuch saw him no more: and he went on his way rejoicing.

Weymouth New Testament
But no sooner had they come up out of the water than the Spirit of the Lord caught Philip away, and the eunuch did not see him again. With a glad heart he resumed his journey;

World English Bible
When they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord caught Philip away, and the eunuch didn't see him any more, for he went on his way rejoicing.

Young's Literal Translation
and when they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord caught away Philip, and the eunuch saw him no more, for he was going on his way rejoicing;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
8:26-40 Philip was directed to go to a desert. Sometimes God opens a door of opportunity to his ministers in very unlikely places. We should study to do good to those we come into company with by travelling. We should not be so shy of all strangers as some affect to be. As to those of whom we know nothing else, we know this, that they have souls. It is wisdom for men of business to redeem time for holy duties; to fill up every minute with something which will turn to a good account. In reading the word of God, we should often pause, to inquire of whom and of what the sacred writers spake; but especially our thoughts should be employed about the Redeemer. The Ethiopian was convinced by the teaching of the Holy Spirit, of the exact fulfilment of the Scripture, was made to understand the nature of the Messiah's kingdom and salvation, and desired to be numbered among the disciples of Christ. Those who seek the truth, and employ their time in searching the Scriptures, will be sure to reap advantages. The avowal of the Ethiopian must be understood as expressing simple reliance on Christ for salvation, and unreserved devotion to Him. Let us not be satisfied till we get faith, as the Ethiopian did, by diligent study of the Holy Scriptures, and the teaching of the Spirit of God; let us not be satisfied till we get it fixed as a principle in our hearts. As soon as he was baptized, the Spirit of God took Philip from him, so that he saw him no more; but this tended to confirm his faith. When the inquirer after salvation becomes acquainted with Jesus and his gospel, he will go on his way rejoicing, and will fill up his station in society, and discharge his duties, from other motives, and in another manner than heretofore. Though baptized in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, with water, it is not enough without the baptism of the Holy Ghost. Lord, grant this to every one of us; then shall we go on our way rejoicing.
Study Bible
Philip and the Ethiopian
38And he gave orders to stop the chariot. Then both Philip and the eunuch went down into the water, and Philip baptized him. 39When they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord carried Philip away, and the eunuch saw him no more, but went on his way rejoicing. 40But Philip appeared at Azotus and traveled through that region, preaching the gospel in all the towns until he came to Caesarea.…
Cross References
1 Kings 18:12
"It will come about when I leave you that the Spirit of the LORD will carry you where I do not know; so when I come and tell Ahab and he cannot find you, he will kill me, although I your servant have feared the LORD from my youth.

2 Kings 2:16
They said to him, "Behold now, there are with your servants fifty strong men, please let them go and search for your master; perhaps the Spirit of the LORD has taken him up and cast him on some mountain or into some valley." And he said, "You shall not send."

Ezekiel 3:12
Then the Spirit lifted me up, and I heard a great rumbling sound behind me, "Blessed be the glory of the LORD in His place."

Ezekiel 3:14
So the Spirit lifted me up and took me away; and I went embittered in the rage of my spirit, and the hand of the LORD was strong on me.

Ezekiel 8:3
He stretched out the form of a hand and caught me by a lock of my head; and the Spirit lifted me up between earth and heaven and brought me in the visions of God to Jerusalem, to the entrance of the north gate of the inner court, where the seat of the idol of jealousy, which provokes to jealousy, was located.

Ezekiel 11:1
Moreover, the Spirit lifted me up and brought me to the east gate of the LORD'S house which faced eastward. And behold, there were twenty-five men at the entrance of the gate, and among them I saw Jaazaniah son of Azzur and Pelatiah son of Benaiah, leaders of the people.

Ezekiel 11:24
And the Spirit lifted me up and brought me in a vision by the Spirit of God to the exiles in Chaldea. So the vision that I had seen left me.

Ezekiel 37:1
The hand of the LORD was upon me, and He brought me out by the Spirit of the LORD and set me down in the middle of the valley; and it was full of bones.

Ezekiel 43:5
And the Spirit lifted me up and brought me into the inner court; and behold, the glory of the LORD filled the house.

Acts 8:8
So there was great joy in that city.
Treasury of Scripture

And when they were come up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord caught away Philip, that the eunuch saw him no more: and he went on his way rejoicing.

were.

Matthew 3:16 And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: …

Mark 1:10 And straightway coming up out of the water, he saw the heavens opened, …

the Spirit.

1 Kings 18:12 And it shall come to pass, as soon as I am gone from you, that the …

2 Kings 2:16 And they said to him, Behold now, there be with your servants fifty …

Ezekiel 3:12-14 Then the spirit took me up, and I heard behind me a voice of a great …

Ezekiel 8:3 And he put forth the form of an hand, and took me by a lock of my …

Ezekiel 11:24 Afterwards the spirit took me up, and brought me in a vision by the …

2 Corinthians 12:2-4 I knew a man in Christ above fourteen years ago, (whether in the …

and he.

Acts 8:8 And there was great joy in that city.

Acts 13:52 And the disciples were filled with joy, and with the Holy Ghost.

Acts 16:34 And when he had brought them into his house, he set meat before them, …

Psalm 119:14,111 I have rejoiced in the way of your testimonies, as much as in all riches…

Isaiah 35:1,2 The wilderness and the solitary place shall be glad for them; and …

Isaiah 55:12,13 For you shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace: the mountains …

Isaiah 61:10 I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, my soul shall be joyful in my …

Isaiah 66:13,14 As one whom his mother comforts, so will I comfort you; and you shall …

Matthew 13:44 Again, the kingdom of heaven is like to treasure hid in a field; …

Romans 5:2 By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, …

Romans 15:10-13 And again he said, Rejoice, you Gentiles, with his people…

Philippians 3:3 For we are the circumcision, which worship God in the spirit, and …

Philippians 4:4 Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice.

James 1:9,10 Let the brother of low degree rejoice in that he is exalted…

James 4:16 But now you rejoice in your boastings: all such rejoicing is evil.

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