Acts 16:33
New International Version
At that hour of the night the jailer took them and washed their wounds; then immediately he and all his household were baptized.

New Living Translation
Even at that hour of the night, the jailer cared for them and washed their wounds. Then he and everyone in his household were immediately baptized.

English Standard Version
And he took them the same hour of the night and washed their wounds; and he was baptized at once, he and all his family.

Berean Study Bible
At that hour of the night, the jailer took them and washed their wounds. And without delay, he and all his household were baptized.

Berean Literal Bible
And having taken them in that hour of the night, he washed them from the wounds, and immediately he was baptized, and all his household.

New American Standard Bible
And he took them that very hour of the night and washed their wounds, and immediately he was baptized, he and all his household.

King James Bible
And he took them the same hour of the night, and washed their stripes; and was baptized, he and all his, straightway.

Christian Standard Bible
He took them the same hour of the night and washed their wounds. Right away he and all his family were baptized.

Contemporary English Version
While it was still night, the jailer took them to a place where he could wash their cuts and bruises. Then he and everyone in his home were baptized.

Good News Translation
At that very hour of the night the jailer took them and washed their wounds; and he and all his family were baptized at once.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He took them the same hour of the night and washed their wounds. Right away he and all his family were baptized.

International Standard Version
At that hour of the night, he took them and washed their wounds. Then he and his entire family were baptized immediately.

NET Bible
At that hour of the night he took them and washed their wounds; then he and all his family were baptized right away.

New Heart English Bible
He took them the same hour of the night, and washed their stripes, and was immediately baptized, he and all his household.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And at that hour of the night, he took and washed them of their wounds and immediately he was immersed and all the people of his household.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
At that hour of the night, the jailer washed Paul and Silas' wounds. The jailer and his entire family were baptized immediately.

New American Standard 1977
And he took them that very hour of the night and washed their wounds, and immediately he was baptized, he and all his household.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And he took them the same hour of the night and washed their stripes and was baptized, he and all his, straightway.

King James 2000 Bible
And he took them the same hour of the night, and washed their stripes; and was baptized, he and all his, immediately.

American King James Version
And he took them the same hour of the night, and washed their stripes; and was baptized, he and all his, straightway.

American Standard Version
And he took them the same hour of the night, and washed their stripes; and was baptized, he and all his, immediately.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he, taking them the same hour of the night, washed their stripes, and himself was baptized, and all his house immediately.

Darby Bible Translation
And he took them the same hour of the night and washed [them] from their stripes; and was baptised, he and all his straightway.

English Revised Version
And he took them the same hour of the night, and washed their stripes; and was baptized, he and all his, immediately.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he took them the same hour of the night, and washed their stripes; and was baptized, he and all his, without delay.

Weymouth New Testament
Then he took them, even at that time of night, washed their wounds, and he and all his household were immediately baptized;

World English Bible
He took them the same hour of the night, and washed their stripes, and was immediately baptized, he and all his household.

Young's Literal Translation
and having taken them, in that hour of the night, he did bathe them from the blows, and was baptized, himself and all his presently,
Study Bible
The Conversion of the Jailer
32Then Paul and Silas spoke the word of the Lord to him and to everyone in his house. 33At that hour of the night, the jailer took them and washed their wounds. And without delay, he and all his household were baptized. 34Then he brought them into his home and set a meal before them. So he and all his household rejoiced that they had come to believe in God.…
Cross References
Matthew 3:6
Confessing their sins, they were baptized by him in the Jordan River.

Acts 16:25
About midnight, Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them.

Acts 16:32
Then Paul and Silas spoke the word of the Lord to him and to everyone in his house.

1 Peter 3:21
And this water symbolizes the baptism that now saves you--not the removal of dirt from the body, but the pledge of a clear conscience toward God. It saves you through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,

Treasury of Scripture

And he took them the same hour of the night, and washed their stripes; and was baptized, he and all his, straightway.

washed.

Acts 16:23
And when they had laid many stripes upon them, they cast them into prison, charging the jailor to keep them safely:

Proverbs 16:7
When a man's ways please the LORD, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.

Isaiah 11:6-9
The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them…

and was.

Acts 16:15
And when she was baptized, and her household, she besought us, saying, If ye have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come into my house, and abide there. And she constrained us.

Luke 19:9
And Jesus said unto him, This day is salvation come to this house, forsomuch as he also is a son of Abraham.

1 Corinthians 1:16
And I baptized also the household of Stephanas: besides, I know not whether I baptized any other.







Lexicon
At
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

that
ἐκείνῃ (ekeinē)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1565: That, that one there, yonder. From ekei; that one (neuter) thing); often intensified by the article prefixed.

hour
ὥρᾳ (hōra)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 5610: Apparently a primary word; an 'hour'.

of the
τῆς (tēs)
Article - Genitive Feminine 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.

night,
νυκτὸς (nyktos)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3571: The night, night-time. A primary word; 'night'.

[the jailer] took
παραλαβὼν (paralabōn)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3880: From para and lambano; to receive near, i.e. Associate with oneself; by analogy, to assume an office; figuratively, to learn.

them
αὐτοὺς (autous)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative 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.

[and] washed
ἔλουσεν (elousen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 3068: A primary verb; to bathe.

[their]
τῶν (tōn)
Article - Genitive Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

wounds.
πληγῶν (plēgōn)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 4127: A blow, stripe, wound; an affliction, plague. From plesso; a stroke; by implication, a wound; figuratively, a calamity.

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

without delay,
παραχρῆμα (parachrēma)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3916: Instantly, immediately, on the spot. From para and chrema; at the thing itself, i.e. Instantly.

he
αὐτὸς (autos)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative 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.

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

all
πάντες (pantes)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3956: All, the whole, every kind of. Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.

his
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 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.

household
οἱ (hoi)
Article - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

were baptized.
ἐβαπτίσθη (ebaptisthē)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 907: Lit: I dip, submerge, but specifically of ceremonial dipping; I baptize.
(33) He . . . washed their stripes; and was baptized . . .--The two-fold washings, that which testified of the repentance of the gaoler and his kindly reverence for his prisoners, and that which they administered to him as the washing of regeneration, are placed in suggestive juxtaposition. He, too, was cleansed from wounds which were worse than those inflicted by the rods of the Roman lictors. No certain answer can be given to the question whether the baptism was by immersion or affusion. A public prison was likely enough to contain a bath or pool of some kind, where the former would be feasible. What has been said above (see Note on Acts 16:15) as to the bearing of these narratives on the question of infant baptism applies here also, with the additional fact that those who are said to have been baptised are obviously identical with those whom St. Paul addressed (the word "all" is used in each case), and must, therefore, have been of an age to receive instruction together with the gaoler himself.

Verse 33. - Immediately for straightway, A.V. Washed their stripes. Mark the jailor's faith working by love. He and all his. The phrase seems purposely adapted to include family, slaves, and all under his roof. If the conversion of the jailor and his house was sudden, the circumstances which led to it were of unusual power - the earthquake, the loosing of the prisoners' bands, the midnight hour, the words of grace and love and lifo from the apostle's mouth. 16:25-34 The consolations of God to his suffering servants are neither few nor small. How much more happy are true Christians than their prosperous enemies! As in the dark, so out of the depths, we may cry unto God. No place, no time is amiss for prayer, if the heart be lifted up to God. No trouble, however grievous, should hinder us from praise. Christianity proves itself to be of God, in that it obliges us to be just to our own lives. Paul cried aloud to make the jailer hear, and to make him heed, saying, Do thyself no harm. All the cautions of the word of God against sin, and all appearances of it, and approaches to it, have this tendency. Man, woman, do not ruin thyself; hurt not thyself, and then none else can hurt thee; do not sin, for nothing but that can hurt thee. Even as to the body, we are cautioned against the sins which do harm to that. Converting grace changes people's language of and to good people and good ministers. How serious the jailer's inquiry! His salvation becomes his great concern; that lies nearest his heart, which before was furthest from his thoughts. It is his own precious soul that he is concerned about. Those who are thoroughly convinced of sin, and truly concerned about their salvation, will give themselves up to Christ. Here is the sum of the whole gospel, the covenant of grace in a few words; Believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house. The Lord so blessed the word, that the jailer was at once softened and humbled. He treated them with kindness and compassion, and, professing faith in Christ, was baptized in that name, with his family. The Spirit of grace worked such a strong faith in them, as did away further doubt; and Paul and Silas knew by the Spirit, that a work of God was wrought in them. When sinners are thus converted, they will love and honour those whom they before despised and hated, and will seek to lessen the suffering they before desired to increase. When the fruits of faith begin to appear, terrors will be followed by confidence and joy in God.
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