Acts 8:29
New International Version
The Spirit told Philip, “Go to that chariot and stay near it.”

New Living Translation
The Holy Spirit said to Philip, “Go over and walk along beside the carriage.”

English Standard Version
And the Spirit said to Philip, “Go over and join this chariot.”

Berean Study Bible
The Spirit said to Philip, “Go over to that chariot and stay by it.”

Berean Literal Bible
And the Spirit said to Philip, "Go near and join yourself to this chariot."

King James Bible
Then the Spirit said unto Philip, Go near, and join thyself to this chariot.

New King James Version
Then the Spirit said to Philip, “Go near and overtake this chariot.”

New American Standard Bible
Then the Spirit said to Philip, “Go up and join this chariot.”

NASB 1995
Then the Spirit said to Philip, “Go up and join this chariot.”

NASB 1977
And the Spirit said to Philip, “Go up and join this chariot.”

Amplified Bible
Then the [Holy] Spirit said to Philip, “Go up and join this chariot.”

Christian Standard Bible
The Spirit told Philip, “Go and join that chariot.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The Spirit told Philip, “Go and join that chariot.”

American Standard Version
And the Spirit said unto Philip, Go near, and join thyself to this chariot.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And The Spirit said to Philippus, “Approach and join the chariot.”

Contemporary English Version
The Spirit told Philip to catch up with the chariot.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Spirit said to Philip: Go near, and join thyself to this chariot.

English Revised Version
And the Spirit said unto Philip, Go near, and join thyself to this chariot.

Good News Translation
The Holy Spirit said to Philip, "Go over to that carriage and stay close to it."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The Spirit said to Philip, "Go to that carriage, and stay close to it."

International Standard Version
The Spirit told Philip, "Approach that chariot and stay near it."

Literal Standard Version
And the Spirit said to Philip, “Go near, and be joined to this chariot”;

NET Bible
Then the Spirit said to Philip, "Go over and join this chariot."

New Heart English Bible
And the Spirit said to Philip, "Go and join up with that chariot."

Weymouth New Testament
Then the Spirit said to Philip, "Go and enter that chariot."

World English Bible
The Spirit said to Philip, "Go near, and join yourself to this chariot."

Young's Literal Translation
And the Spirit said to Philip, 'Go near, and be joined to this chariot;'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Philip and the Ethiopian
28and on his return was sitting in his chariot reading Isaiah the prophet. 29 The Spirit said to Philip, “Go over to that chariot and stay by it.” 30So Philip ran up and heard the man reading Isaiah the prophet. “Do you understand what you are reading?” Philip asked.…

Cross References
Acts 8:26
Now an angel of the Lord said to Philip, "Get up and go south to the desert road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza."

Acts 8:28
and on his return was sitting in his chariot reading Isaiah the prophet.

Acts 8:30
So Philip ran up and heard the man reading Isaiah the prophet. "Do you understand what you are reading?" Philip asked.

Acts 8:39
When they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord carried Philip away, and the eunuch saw him no more, but went on his way rejoicing.

Acts 10:19
As Peter continued to reflect on the vision, the Spirit said to him, "Behold, three men are looking for you.

Acts 11:12
The Spirit told me to accompany them without hesitation. These six brothers also went with me, and we entered the man's home.

Acts 13:2
While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, "Set apart for Me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them."


Treasury of Scripture

Then the Spirit said to Philip, Go near, and join yourself to this chariot.

Acts 10:19
While Peter thought on the vision, the Spirit said unto him, Behold, three men seek thee.

Acts 11:12
And the spirit bade me go with them, nothing doubting. Moreover these six brethren accompanied me, and we entered into the man's house:

Acts 13:2-4
As they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Ghost said, Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work whereunto I have called them…









(29) Join thyself to this chariot.--The act implied is that of laying hold and, as it were, attaching himself to the chariot in which the eunuch rode.

Verse 29. - And for then, A.V.

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

Spirit
Πνεῦμα (Pneuma)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's 4151: Wind, breath, spirit.

said
Εἶπεν (Eipen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command. A primary verb; to speak or say.

to Philip,
Φιλίππῳ (Philippō)
Noun - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's 5376: From philos and hippos; fond of horses; Philippus, the name of four Israelites.

“Go over
Πρόσελθε (Proselthe)
Verb - Aorist Imperative Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's 4334: From pros and erchomai; to approach, i.e. come near, visit, or worship, assent to.

to [that]
τούτῳ (toutō)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Dative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3778: This; he, she, it.

chariot
ἅρματι (harmati)
Noun - Dative Neuter Singular
Strong's 716: A chariot, vehicle. Probably from airo (as a particle of union) prefixed); a chariot (compare harmos).

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

stay by [it].”
κολλήθητι (kollēthēti)
Verb - Aorist Imperative Passive - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's 2853: From kolla; to glue, i.e. to stick.


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