Acts 8:40
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New International Version
Philip, however, appeared at Azotus and traveled about, preaching the gospel in all the towns until he reached Caesarea.

New Living Translation
Meanwhile, Philip found himself farther north at the town of Azotus. He preached the Good News there and in every town along the way until he came to Caesarea.

English Standard Version
But Philip found himself at Azotus, and as he passed through he preached the gospel to all the towns until he came to Caesarea.

Berean Study Bible
But Philip appeared at Azotus and traveled through that region, preaching the gospel in all the towns until he came to Caesarea.

Berean Literal Bible
But Philip was found at Azotus, and passing through, he was proclaiming the gospel to all the towns until his coming to Caesarea.

New American Standard Bible
But Philip found himself at Azotus, and as he passed through he kept preaching the gospel to all the cities until he came to Caesarea.

King James Bible
But Philip was found at Azotus: and passing through he preached in all the cities, till he came to Caesarea.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Philip appeared in Azotus, and he was traveling and evangelizing all the towns until he came to Caesarea.

International Standard Version
But Philip found himself at Azotus. As he was passing through that region, he kept proclaiming the good news in all the towns until he came to Caesarea.

NET Bible
Philip, however, found himself at Azotus, and as he passed through the area, he proclaimed the good news to all the towns until he came to Caesarea.

New Heart English Bible
But Philip was found at Azotus. Passing through, he preached the Good News to all the cities, until he came to Caesarea.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But Philippus was found in Azotus and from there he was traveling and preaching in all the cities until he came to Qesarea.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Philip found himself in the city of Azotus. He traveled through all the cities and spread the Good News until he came to the city of Caesarea.

New American Standard 1977
But Philip found himself at Azotus; and as he passed through he kept preaching the gospel to all the cities, until he came to Caesarea.

Jubilee Bible 2000
But Philip was found at Azotus, and passing through, he preached the gospel in all the cities until he came to Caesarea.

King James 2000 Bible
But Philip was found at Azotus: and passing through he preached in all the cities, till he came to Caesarea.

American King James Version
But Philip was found at Azotus: and passing through he preached in all the cities, till he came to Caesarea.

American Standard Version
But Philip was found at Azotus: and passing through he preached the gospel to all the cities, till he came to Caesarea.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But Philip was found in Azotus; and passing through, he preached the gospel to all the cities, till he came to Caesarea.

Darby Bible Translation
And Philip was found at Azotus, and passing through he announced the glad tidings to all the cities till he came to Caesarea.

English Revised Version
But Philip was found at Azotus: and passing through he preached the gospel to all the cities, till he came to Caesarea.

Webster's Bible Translation
But Philip was found at Azotus: and passing through, he preached in all the cities, till he came to Cesarea.

Weymouth New Testament
but Philip found himself at Ashdod. Then visiting town after town he everywhere made known the Good News until he reached Caesarea.

World English Bible
But Philip was found at Azotus. Passing through, he preached the Good News to all the cities, until he came to Caesarea.

Young's Literal Translation
and Philip was found at Azotus, and passing through, he was proclaiming good news to all the cities, till his coming to Caesarea.
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
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
Joshua 11:22
There were no Anakim left in the land of the sons of Israel; only in Gaza, in Gath, and in Ashdod some remained.

1 Samuel 5:1
Now the Philistines took the ark of God and brought it from Ebenezer to Ashdod.

Acts 8:25
After Peter and John had testified and spoken the word of the Lord, they returned to Jerusalem, preaching the gospel in many of the Samaritan villages.

Acts 9:30
When the brothers learned of this, they took him down to Caesarea and sent him off to Tarsus.

Acts 10:1
At Caesarea there was a man named Cornelius, a centurion in what was called the Italian Regiment.

Acts 10:24
The following day he arrived in Caesarea, where Cornelius was expecting them and had called together his relatives and close friends.

Acts 11:11
Just then, three men sent to me from Caesarea stopped at the house where I was staying.

Acts 12:19
After Herod had searched for him unsuccessfully, he examined the guards and ordered that they be executed. Then he went down from Judea to Caesarea and spent some time there.

Acts 18:22
When Paul had landed at Caesarea, he went up and greeted the church at Jerusalem. Then he went down to Antioch.

Acts 21:8
Leaving the next day, we reached Caesarea, and we went to stay at the home of Philip the evangelist, who was one of the Seven.
Treasury of Scripture

But Philip was found at Azotus: and passing through he preached in all the cities, till he came to Caesarea.

at.

Joshua 15:46,47 From Ekron even to the sea, all that lay near Ashdod, with their villages…

1 Samuel 5:1 And the Philistines took the ark of God, and brought it from Ebenezer to Ashdod.

Zechariah 9:6 And a bastard shall dwell in Ashdod, and I will cut off the pride …

Ashdod. he preached.

Luke 10:1,2 After these things the LORD appointed other seventy also, and sent …

Romans 15:19 Through mighty signs and wonders, by the power of the Spirit of God; …

Caesarea.

Acts 10:1 There was a certain man in Caesarea called Cornelius, a centurion …

Acts 21:8 And the next day we that were of Paul's company departed, and came …

Acts 23:23,33 And he called to him two centurions, saying, Make ready two hundred …

Acts 25:4 But Festus answered, that Paul should be kept at Caesarea, and that …

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