New American Standard Bible
When Peter entered, Cornelius met him, and fell at his feet and worshiped him.
King James Bible
And as Peter was coming in, Cornelius met him, and fell down at his feet, and worshipped him.
Darby Bible Translation
And when Peter was now coming in, Cornelius met him, and falling down did him homage.
World English Bible
When it happened that Peter entered, Cornelius met him, fell down at his feet, and worshiped him.
Young's Literal Translation
and as it came that Peter entered in, Cornelius having met him, having fallen at his feet, did bow before him;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Fell down at his feet - This was an act of profound regard for him as an ambassador of God. In Oriential countries it was usual for persons to prostrate themselves at length on the ground before men of rank and honor. "Worshipped him" This does not mean religious homage, but civil respect - the homage, or profound regard which was due to one in honor. See the notes on Matthew 2:2.
LibraryFebruary 13. "Thy Prayers are Come up for a Memorial Before God" (Acts x. 4).
"Thy prayers are come up for a memorial before God" (Acts x. 4). What a beautiful expression the angel used to Cornelius, "Thy prayers are come up for a memorial." It would almost seem as if supplications of years had accumulated before the Throne, and at last the answer broke in blessings on the head of Cornelius, even as the accumulated evaporation of months at last bursts in floods of rain upon the parched ground. So God is represented as treasuring the prayers of His saints in vials; they are …
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Then King Nebuchadnezzar fell on his face and did homage to Daniel, and gave orders to present to him an offering and fragrant incense.
And a leper came to Him and bowed down before Him, and said, "Lord, if You are willing, You can make me clean."
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