New International Version
As Peter traveled about the country, he went to visit the Lord's people who lived in Lydda.
King James Bible
And it came to pass, as Peter passed throughout all quarters, he came down also to the saints which dwelt at Lydda.
Darby Bible Translation
Now it came to pass that Peter, passing through all [quarters], descended also to the saints who inhabited Lydda.
World English Bible
It happened, as Peter went throughout all those parts, he came down also to the saints who lived at Lydda.
Young's Literal Translation
And it came to pass that Peter passing throughout all quarters, came down also unto the saints who were dwelling at Lydda,
Acts 9:32 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
As Peter passed throughout all quarters - Δια παντων, Bp. Pearce thinks, should be translated, not through all quarters, but through all the saints. The Churches having rest, the apostles made use of this interval of quiet to visit the different congregations, in order to build them up on their most holy faith. Of Saul we hear no more till Acts 11:30, which is supposed to be about five years after this time; eight in all from his conversion. Peter, it seems, had continued in Jerusalem all the time that the Churches were in a state of persecution throughout the whole land. Great as he was, he never evidenced that steady determinate courage by which St. Paul was so eminently distinguished; nor did he ever suffer half so much for God and his truth.
To the saints - The Jews, who had been converted to Christianity.
Which dwelt at Lydda - A town in the tribe of Ephraim, almost on the border of Judea, and nigh unto Joppa: it was about ten leagues from Jerusalem, and was afterwards known by the name of Diospolis, or the city of Jupiter.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'Any of this way.'--ACTS ix. 2 The name of 'Christian' was not applied to themselves by the followers of Jesus before the completion of the New Testament. There were other names in currency before that designation--which owed its origin to the scoffing wits of Antioch--was accepted by the Church. They called themselves 'disciples,' 'believers, 'saints,' 'brethren,' as if feeling about for a title. Here is a name that had obtained currency for a while, and was afterwards disused. We find it five times …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
Copies of Christ's Manner
Sharon. Caphar Lodim. The Village of those of Lydda.
1 Chronicles 8:12
The sons of Elpaal: Eber, Misham, Shemed (who built Ono and Lod with its surrounding villages),
of Lod, Hadid and Ono 725
of Lod, Hadid and Ono 721
in Lod and Ono, and in Ge Harashim.
"Lord," Ananias answered, "I have heard many reports about this man and all the harm he has done to your holy people in Jerusalem.
There he found a man named Aeneas, who was paralyzed and had been bedridden for eight years.
He took her by the hand and helped her to her feet. Then he called for the believers, especially the widows, and presented her to them alive.
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