Acts 10:10
New International Version
He became hungry and wanted something to eat, and while the meal was being prepared, he fell into a trance.

New Living Translation
and he was hungry. But while a meal was being prepared, he fell into a trance.

English Standard Version
And he became hungry and wanted something to eat, but while they were preparing it, he fell into a trance

Berean Study Bible
He became hungry and wanted something to eat, but while the meal was being prepared, he fell into a trance.

Berean Literal Bible
And he became hungry and desired to eat, but as they were preparing, a trance fell upon him,

New American Standard Bible
But he became hungry and was desiring to eat; but while they were making preparations, he fell into a trance;

King James Bible
And he became very hungry, and would have eaten: but while they made ready, he fell into a trance,

Christian Standard Bible
He became hungry and wanted to eat, but while they were preparing something, he fell into a trance.

Contemporary English Version
and became very hungry. While the food was being prepared, he fell sound asleep and had a vision.

Good News Translation
He became hungry and wanted something to eat; while the food was being prepared, he had a vision.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then he became hungry and wanted to eat, but while they were preparing something, he went into a visionary state.

International Standard Version
He became very hungry and wanted to eat, and while the food was being prepared, he fell into a trance

NET Bible
He became hungry and wanted to eat, but while they were preparing the meal, a trance came over him.

New Heart English Bible
He became hungry and desired to eat, but while they were preparing, he fell into a trance.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he was hungry and he wanted to eat, and as things were being gotten for him, he fell into a trance,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He became hungry and wanted to eat. While the food was being prepared, he fell into a trance.

New American Standard 1977
And he became hungry, and was desiring to eat; but while they were making preparations, he fell into a trance;

Jubilee Bible 2000
and he became very hungry and would have eaten; but while they made ready, he fell into a rapture of understanding

King James 2000 Bible
And he became very hungry, and would have eaten: but while they made ready, he fell into a trance,

American King James Version
And he became very hungry, and would have eaten: but while they made ready, he fell into a trance,

American Standard Version
and he became hungry, and desired to eat: but while they made ready, he fell into a trance;

Douay-Rheims Bible
And being hungry, he was desirous to taste somewhat. And as they were preparing, there came upon him an ecstasy of mind.

Darby Bible Translation
And he became hungry and desired to eat. But as they were making ready an ecstasy came upon him:

English Revised Version
and he became hungry, and desired to eat: but while they made ready, he fell into a trance;

Webster's Bible Translation
And he became very hungry, and would have eaten: but while they made ready, he fell into a trance,

Weymouth New Testament
He had become unusually hungry and wished for food; but, while they were preparing it, he fell into a trance.

World English Bible
He became hungry and desired to eat, but while they were preparing, he fell into a trance.

Young's Literal Translation
and he became very hungry, and wished to eat; and they making ready, there fell upon him a trance,
Study Bible GRK ▾ 
Peter's Vision
9The next day at about the sixth hour, as the men were approaching the city on their journey, Peter went up on the roof to pray. 10He became hungry and wanted something to eat, but while the meal was being prepared, he fell into a trance. 11He saw heaven open and something like a large sheet being let down to earth by its four corners.…
Cross References
Acts 11:5
"I was in the city of Joppa praying, and in a trance I saw a vision of something like a large sheet being let down from heaven by its four corners, and it came right down to me.

Acts 22:17
Later, when I had returned to Jerusalem and was praying at the temple, I fell into a trance,

Treasury of Scripture

And he became very hungry, and would have eaten: but while they made ready, he fell into a trance,

he became.

Matthew 4:2 And when he had fasted forty days and forty nights, he was afterward …

Matthew 12:1-3 At that time Jesus went on the sabbath day through the corn; and …

Matthew 21:18 Now in the morning as he returned into the city, he hungry.

he fell.

Acts 22:17 And it came to pass, that, when I was come again to Jerusalem, even …

Numbers 24:4,16 He has said, which heard the words of God, which saw the vision of …

Ezekiel 8:1-3 And it came to pass in the sixth year, in the sixth month, in the …

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

Ezekiel 40:2 In the visions of God brought he me into the land of Israel, and …

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

Revelation 1:10 I was in the Spirit on the Lord's day, and heard behind me a great …

Revelation 4:2,3 And immediately I was in the spirit: and, behold, a throne was set …







Lexicon
He became
ἐγένετο (egeneto)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1096: A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. to become, used with great latitude.

hungry
πρόσπεινος (prospeinos)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 4361: Very hungry. From pros and the same as peinao; hungering further, i.e. Intensely hungry.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

wanted [something]
ἤθελεν (ēthelen)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2309: To will, wish, desire, be willing, intend, design.

to eat,
γεύσασθαι (geusasthai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Middle
Strong's Greek 1089: (a) I taste, (b) I experience. A primary verb; to taste; by implication, to eat; figuratively, to experience.

but
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

[while]
αὐτῶν (autōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

the meal was being prepared,
παρασκευαζόντων (paraskeuazontōn)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3903: To prepare; mid: I prepare, make preparations. From para and a derivative of skeuos; to furnish aside, i.e. Get ready.

he
αὐτὸν (auton)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

fell
ἐγένετο (egeneto)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1096: A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. to become, used with great latitude.

into
ἐπ’ (ep’)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1909: On, to, against, on the basis of, at.

a trance.
ἔκστασις (ekstasis)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1611: From existemi; a displacement of the mind, i.e. Bewilderment, 'ecstasy'.
(10) He fell into a trance.--St. Luke characteristically uses, as in Acts 11:5; Acts 22:17, the technical term ekstasis (whence our English ecstasy) for the state which thus supervened. It is obvious that it might in part be the natural consequence of the protracted fast, and the intense prayer, possibly also of exposure under such conditions to the noontide sun. The state was one in which the normal action of the senses was suspended, like that of Balaam in Numbers 24:4, or that which St. Paul describes in 2Corinthians 12:3, "whether in the body or out of the body" he cannot tell, and, as such, it was, in this instance, made the channel for a revelation of the Divine Will conveyed in symbols which were adapted to the conditions out of which it rose.

Verse 10. - Hungry for very hungry, A.V.; desired to eat for would have eaten, A.V. Hungry. The word so rendered (πρόσπεινος) occurs nowhere else either in the New Testament or in any other writer. Possibly he, like Cornelius (ver. 30), had been fasting till the time of prayer. A trance (ἔκστασις) expresses a state of transition from the ordinary state into a new or different state. Applied to a man, it denotes that state in which the external senses and the volition are suspended, and all his impressions are derived from within (see Acts 11:5; Acts 22:17). It is also used to express great astonishment (Luke 5:26; Acts 3:10; Mark 5:42). In the LXX. of Genesis 2:21 it is spoken of Adam's deep sleep, and in Genesis 27:33 of Isaac's exceeding trembling, and elsewhere of strong emotions. 10:9-18 The prejudices of Peter against the Gentiles, would have prevented his going to Cornelius, unless the Lord had prepared him for this service. To tell a Jew that God had directed those animals to be reckoned clean which were hitherto deemed unclean, was in effect saying, that the law of Moses was done away. Peter was soon made to know the meaning of it. God knows what services are before us, and how to prepare us; and we know the meaning of what he has taught us, when we find what occasion we have to make use of it.
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