Acts 28:5
New International Version
But Paul shook the snake off into the fire and suffered no ill effects.

New Living Translation
But Paul shook off the snake into the fire and was unharmed.

English Standard Version
He, however, shook off the creature into the fire and suffered no harm.

Berean Study Bible
But Paul shook the creature off into the fire and suffered no ill effects.

Berean Literal Bible
Then indeed, having shaken off the creature into the fire, he suffered no injury.

King James Bible
And he shook off the beast into the fire, and felt no harm.

New King James Version
But he shook off the creature into the fire and suffered no harm.

New American Standard Bible
However, Paul shook the creature off into the fire and suffered no harm.

NASB 1995
However he shook the creature off into the fire and suffered no harm.

NASB 1977
However he shook the creature off into the fire and suffered no harm.

Amplified Bible
Then Paul [simply] shook the creature off into the fire and suffered no ill effects.

Christian Standard Bible
But he shook the snake off into the fire and suffered no harm.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
However, he shook the creature off into the fire and suffered no harm.

American Standard Version
Howbeit he shook off the creature into the fire, and took no harm.

Contemporary English Version
Paul shook the snake off into the fire and wasn't harmed.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he indeed shaking off the beast into the fire, suffered no harm.

English Revised Version
Howbeit he shook off the beast into the fire, and took no harm.

Good News Translation
But Paul shook the snake off into the fire without being harmed at all.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Paul shook the snake into the fire and wasn't harmed.

International Standard Version
But he shook the snake into the fire and wasn't harmed.

Literal Standard Version
he then, indeed, having shaken off the beast into the fire, suffered no evil,

NET Bible
However, Paul shook the creature off into the fire and suffered no harm.

New Heart English Bible
However he shook off the creature into the fire, and was not harmed.

Weymouth New Testament
He, however, shook the reptile off into the fire and was unhurt.

World English Bible
However he shook off the creature into the fire, and wasn't harmed.

Young's Literal Translation
he then, indeed, having shaken off the beast into the fire, suffered no evil,

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
Ashore on Malta
4When the islanders saw the creature hanging from his hand, they said to one another, “Surely this man is a murderer. Although he was saved from the sea, Justice has not allowed him to live.” 5 But Paul shook the creature off into the fire and suffered no ill effects. 6The islanders were expecting him to swell up or suddenly drop dead. But after waiting a long time and seeing nothing unusual happen to him, they changed their minds and said he was a god.…

Cross References
Mark 16:18
they will pick up snakes with their hands, and if they drink any deadly poison, it will not harm them; they will lay their hands on the sick, and they will be made well."

Acts 28:6
The islanders were expecting him to swell up or suddenly drop dead. But after waiting a long time and seeing nothing unusual happen to him, they changed their minds and said he was a god.


Treasury of Scripture

And he shook off the beast into the fire, and felt no harm.

felt.

Numbers 21:6-9
And the LORD sent fiery serpents among the people, and they bit the people; and much people of Israel died…

Psalm 91:13
Thou shalt tread upon the lion and adder: the young lion and the dragon shalt thou trample under feet.

Mark 16:18
They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover.









Verse 5. - Howbeit for and, A.V.; look for felt, A.V.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
But
μὲν (men)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 3303: A primary particle; properly, indicative of affirmation or concession; usually followed by a contrasted clause with de.

[Paul] shook
ἀποτινάξας (apotinaxas)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 660: To shake off. From apo and tinasso; to brush off.

the
τὸ (to)
Article - Accusative 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.

creature
θηρίον (thērion)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 2342: Properly: a wild beast, hence: any animal; met: a brute. Diminutive from the same as thera; a dangerous animal.

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

the
τὸ (to)
Article - Accusative 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.

fire
πῦρ (pyr)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 4442: Fire; the heat of the sun, lightning; fig: strife, trials; the eternal fire. A primary word; 'fire'.

[and] suffered
ἔπαθεν (epathen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 3958: I am acted upon in a certain way, either good or bad; I experience ill treatment, suffer.

no
οὐδὲν (ouden)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3762: No one, none, nothing.

ill effects.
κακόν (kakon)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 2556: Bad, evil, in the widest sense. Apparently a primary word; worthless, i.e. depraved, or injurious.


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