Acts 5:6
New International Version
Then some young men came forward, wrapped up his body, and carried him out and buried him.

New Living Translation
Then some young men got up, wrapped him in a sheet, and took him out and buried him.

English Standard Version
The young men rose and wrapped him up and carried him out and buried him.

Berean Study Bible
Then the young men stepped forward, wrapped up his body, and carried him out and buried him.

Berean Literal Bible
And the younger men having arisen, covered him, and having carried him out, buried him.

New American Standard Bible
The young men got up and covered him up, and after carrying him out, they buried him.

King James Bible
And the young men arose, wound him up, and carried him out, and buried him.

Christian Standard Bible
The young men got up, wrapped his body, carried him out, and buried him.

Contemporary English Version
Some young men came in and wrapped up his body. Then they took it out and buried it.

Good News Translation
The young men came in, wrapped up his body, carried him out, and buried him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The young men got up, wrapped his body, carried him out, and buried him.

International Standard Version
The young men got up, wrapped him up, carried him outside, and buried him.

NET Bible
So the young men came, wrapped him up, carried him out, and buried him.

New Heart English Bible
The young men arose and wrapped him up, and they carried him out and buried him.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And young men among them arose and gathered him up, and they took him out and buried him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Some young men got up, wrapped his body in a sheet, carried him outside, and buried him.

New American Standard 1977
And the young men arose and covered him up, and after carrying him out, they buried him.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And the young men arose, wound him up, and carried him out and buried him.

King James 2000 Bible
And the young men arose, wrapped him up, and carried him out, and buried him.

American King James Version
And the young men arose, wound him up, and carried him out, and buried him.

American Standard Version
And the young men arose and wrapped him round, and they carried him out and buried him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the young men rising up, removed him, and carrying him out, buried him.

Darby Bible Translation
And the young men, rising up, swathed him up for burial, and having carried him out, buried him.

English Revised Version
And the young men arose and wrapped him round, and they carried him out and buried him.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the young men arose, wound him up, and carried him out, and buried him.

Weymouth New Testament
The younger men, however, rose, and wrapping the body up, carried it out and buried it.

World English Bible
The young men arose and wrapped him up, and they carried him out and buried him.

Young's Literal Translation
and having risen, the younger men wound him up, and having carried forth, they buried him.
Study Bible
Ananias and Sapphira
5On hearing these words, Ananias fell down and died. And great fear came over all who heard what had happened. 6Then the young men stepped forward, wrapped up his body, and carried him out and buried him. 7About three hours later his wife also came in, unaware of what had happened.…
Cross References
John 19:40
So they took the body of Jesus and wrapped it in linen cloths with the spices, according to the Jewish burial custom.

Acts 5:7
About three hours later his wife also came in, unaware of what had happened.

Treasury of Scripture

And the young men arose, wound him up, and carried him out, and buried him.

Leviticus 10:4-6
And Moses called Mishael and Elzaphan, the sons of Uzziel the uncle of Aaron, and said unto them, Come near, carry your brethren from before the sanctuary out of the camp…

Deuteronomy 21:23
His body shall not remain all night upon the tree, but thou shalt in any wise bury him that day; (for he that is hanged is accursed of God;) that thy land be not defiled, which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance.

2 Samuel 18:17
And they took Absalom, and cast him into a great pit in the wood, and laid a very great heap of stones upon him: and all Israel fled every one to his tent.







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

the
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.

young [men]
νεώτεροι (neōteroi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural - Comparative
Strong's Greek 3501: (a) young, youthful, (b) new, fresh.

stepped forward,
ἀναστάντες (anastantes)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 450: To raise up, set up; I rise from among (the) dead; I arise, appear. From ana and histemi; to stand up.

wrapped up
συνέστειλαν (synesteilan)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4958: To contract, shorten, wrap around, swathe. From sun and stello; to send together, i.e. Enwrap, contract.

his [body],
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.

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

carried [him] out
ἐξενέγκαντες (exenenkantes)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 1627: To bring out, carry out, sometimes out of the city for burial; I bring forth, bear, produce. From ek and phero; to bear out.

[and] buried [him].
ἔθαψαν (ethapsan)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 2290: To bury. A primary verb; to celebrate funeral rites, i.e. Inter.
(6) And the young men arose.--Literally, the younger men, implying the existence of a distinct body as contrasted with the "elders" of the Church. So in Luke 20:26 we find the same word answering in the parallel clause to "him that serveth," and opposed to "elders," where the latter word seems used in a half official sense rather than of age only. We find here, accordingly, rather than in Acts 6, the germ of the later diaconate as a body of men set apart for the subordinate services of the community. The special work here done by them was afterwards assigned to the Fossarii, the sextons, or grave-diggers of the Church.

Wound him up.--The word in this sense is found here only in the New Testament. It implies the hurried wrapping in a winding-sheet. It was followed by the immediate interment outside the walls of the city. Custom, resting partly on the necessities of climate, partly on the idea of ceremonial defilement, as caused by contact with a corpse (Numbers 19:11-16), required burial to follow quickly on death, unless there was a more or less elaborate embalmment. In the act itself we note something like a compassionate respect. There is a reverence for humanity, as such, perhaps for the body that had once been the temple of the Spirit (1Corinthians 6:19), that will not permit men to do as the heathen did, and to inflict dishonour on the lifeless corpse. The narrative implies that the new society had already a burial-place to which they had free right of access. Was it in the Potter's Field that had been bought to bury strangers in? (Matthew 27:7.) Did the body of Ananias rest in the same cemetery with that of Judas? (See Note on Matthew 27:8.)

Verse 6. - And wrapped him round for wound him up, A.V.; they carried for carried, A.V. The young men (new/teroi: called in ver. 10 νεανίσκοι,). There does not seem to be sufficient ground for supposing, with Meyer, that a definite class of Church servants is here meant. The young men of the Church would, as a matter of course, perform such services as that here spoken of, when directed by the πρεσβύτεροι, the elders, in age or office. 5:1-11 The sin of Ananias and Sapphira was, that they were ambitious of being thought eminent disciples, when they were not true disciples. Hypocrites may deny themselves, may forego their worldly advantage in one instance, with a prospect of finding their account in something else. They were covetous of the wealth of the world, and distrustful of God and his providence. They thought they might serve both God and mammon. They thought to deceive the apostles. The Spirit of God in Peter discerned the principle of unbelief reigning in the heart of Ananias. But whatever Satan might suggest, he could not have filled the heart of Ananias with this wickedness had he not been consenting. The falsehood was an attempt to deceive the Spirit of truth, who so manifestly spoke and acted by the apostles. The crime of Ananias was not his retaining part of the price of the land; he might have kept it all, had he pleased; but his endeavouring to impose upon the apostles with an awful lie, from a desire to make a vain show, joined with covetousness. But if we think to put a cheat upon God, we shall put a fatal cheat upon our own souls. How sad to see those relations who should quicken one another to that which is good, hardening one another in that which is evil! And this punishment was in reality mercy to vast numbers. It would cause strict self-examination, prayer, and dread of hypocrisy, covetousness, and vain-glory, and it should still do so. It would prevent the increase of false professors. Let us learn hence how hateful falsehood is to the God of truth, and not only shun a direct lie, but all advantages from the use of doubtful expressions, and double meaning in our speech.
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