Acts 10:16
New International Version
This happened three times, and immediately the sheet was taken back to heaven.

New Living Translation
The same vision was repeated three times. Then the sheet was suddenly pulled up to heaven.

English Standard Version
This happened three times, and the thing was taken up at once to heaven.

Berean Study Bible
This happened three times, and all at once the sheet was taken back up into heaven.

Berean Literal Bible
Now this took place for three times, and immediately the vessel was taken up into heaven.

New American Standard Bible
This happened three times, and immediately the object was taken up into the sky.

King James Bible
This was done thrice: and the vessel was received up again into heaven.

Christian Standard Bible
This happened three times, and suddenly the object was taken up into heaven.

Contemporary English Version
This happened three times before the sheet was suddenly taken back to heaven.

Good News Translation
This happened three times, and then the thing was taken back up into heaven.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
This happened three times, and then the object was taken up into heaven.

International Standard Version
This happened three times. Then the sheet was quickly taken back into heaven.

NET Bible
This happened three times, and immediately the object was taken up into heaven.

New Heart English Bible
This was done three times, and immediately the vessel was received up into heaven.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
This happened three times and the garment was taken up to Heaven.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
This happened three times. Then the sheet was quickly taken into the sky.

New American Standard 1977
And this happened three times; and immediately the object was taken up into the sky.

Jubilee Bible 2000
This was done three times, and the vessel was received up again into heaven.

King James 2000 Bible
This was done three times: and the vessel was received up again into heaven.

American King James Version
This was done thrice: and the vessel was received up again into heaven.

American Standard Version
And this was done thrice: and straightway the vessel was received up into heaven.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And this was done thrice; and presently the vessel was taken up into heaven.

Darby Bible Translation
And this took place thrice, and the vessel was straightway taken up into heaven.

English Revised Version
And this was done thrice: and straightway the vessel was received up into heaven.

Webster's Bible Translation
This was done thrice: and the vessel was received again into heaven.

Weymouth New Testament
This was said three times, and immediately the sail was drawn up out of sight.

World English Bible
This was done three times, and immediately the vessel was received up into heaven.

Young's Literal Translation
and this was done thrice, and again was the vessel received up to the heaven.
Study Bible
Peter's Vision
15The voice spoke to him a second time: “Do not call anything impure that God has made clean.” 16This happened three times, and all at once the sheet was taken back up into heaven. 17While Peter was puzzling over the meaning of the vision, the men sent by Cornelius found Simon’s house and approached the gate.…
Cross References
Ezekiel 11:24
The Spirit lifted me up and carried me back to Chaldea, to the exiles in the vision given by the Spirit of God. After the vision I had seen had gone up from me,

Acts 10:15
The voice spoke to him a second time: "Do not call anything impure that God has made clean."

Acts 10:17
While Peter was puzzling over the meaning of the vision, the men sent by Cornelius found Simon's house and approached the gate.

Treasury of Scripture

This was done thrice: and the vessel was received up again into heaven.

thrice.

Genesis 41:32
And for that the dream was doubled unto Pharaoh twice; it is because the thing is established by God, and God will shortly bring it to pass.

John 21:17
He saith unto him the third time, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me? Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time, Lovest thou me? And he said unto him, Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee. Jesus saith unto him, Feed my sheep.

2 Corinthians 13:1
This is the third time I am coming to you. In the mouth of two or three witnesses shall every word be established.







Lexicon
This
Τοῦτο (Touto)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3778: This; he, she, it.

happened
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.

three times,
τρίς (tris)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 5151: Three times. Adverb from treis; three times.

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

all at once
εὐθὺς (euthys)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 2112: Immediately, soon, at once. Adverb from euthus; directly, i.e. At once or soon.

the
τὸ (to)
Article - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

[sheet]
σκεῦος (skeuos)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 4632: A vessel, implement, equipment or apparatus (specially, a wife as contributing to the usefulness of the husband).

was taken back up
ἀνελήμφθη (anelēmphthē)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 353: To take up, raise; I pick up, take on board; I carry off, lead away. From ana and lambano; to take up.

into
εἰς (eis)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1519: A primary preposition; to or into, of place, time, or purpose; also in adverbial phrases.

heaven.
οὐρανόν (ouranon)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3772: Perhaps from the same as oros; the sky; by extension, heaven; by implication, happiness, power, eternity; specially, the Gospel.
(16) This was done thrice.--The three-fold repetition was at once general and personal in its significance. It was mystically the token of a complete ratification of the truth proclaimed. It reminded him of the three fold command, "Feed My sheep," and taught him to take a wider range of work in obeying it (John 21:15-17).

Verse 16. - And this for this, A.V.; straightway the vessel for the vessel... again, A.V. and T.R. This was done thrice; i.e. as is clear from the previous "the second time;" the same voice addressed to him the third time a direction to eat. The repetition three times of the same injunction was to give certainty (comp. Gem 41:32). For the repetition of the same words, comp. Matthew 26:44. The receiving of the vessel again into heaven merely indicated the termination of the vision. The interpretation of it was to follow ver. 19 and following verses (see especially ver. 28), and was further emphasized by what is related in vers. 44-46 and Acts 11:15-17. 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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