Acts 12:17
Good News Translation
He motioned with his hand for them to be quiet, and he explained to them how the Lord had brought him out of prison. "Tell this to James and the rest of the believers," he said; then he left and went somewhere else.

Contemporary English Version
Peter motioned for them to keep quiet. Then he told how the Lord had led him out of jail. He also said, "Tell James and the others what has happened." After that, he left and went somewhere else.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But he, beckoning to them with his hand to hold their peace, told how the Lord had brought him out of prison. And he said: Tell these things to James and to the brethren. And going out, he went into another place.

New American Bible
He motioned to them with his hand to be quiet and explained [to them] how the Lord had led him out of the prison, and said, “Report this to James and the brothers.” Then he left and went to another place.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

But he, beckoning to them with his hand to hold their peace, told how the Lord had brought him out of prison. And he said: Tell these things to James and to the brethren. And going out, he went into another place.

beckoning.

Acts 13:16 Then Paul rising up and with his hand bespeaking silence, said: Ye men of Israel and you that fear God, give ear.

Acts 19:33 And they drew forth Alexander out of the multitude, the Jews thrusting him forward. And Alexander, beckoning with his hand for silence, would have given the people satisfaction,

Acts 21:40 And when he had given him leave, Paul standing on the stairs, beckoned with his hand to the people. And a great silence being made, he spoke unto them in the Hebrew tongue, saying:

Luke 1:22 And when he came out, he could not speak to them: and they understood that he had seen a vision in the temple. And he made signs to them and remained dumb.

John 13:24 Simon Peter therefore beckoned to him and said to him: Who is it of whom he speaketh?

declared.

Psalm 66:16 Come and hear, all ye that fear God, and I will tell you what great things he hath done for my soul.

Psalm 102:20,21 That he might hear the groans of them that are in fetters: that he might release the children of the slain: . . .

Psalm 107:21,22 Let the mercies of the Lord give glory to him: and his wonderful works to the children of men. . . .

Psalm 116:14,15 I will pay my vows to the Lord before all his people: . . .

Psalm 146:7 Who keepeth truth for ever: who executeth judgment for them that suffer wrong: who giveth food to the hungry. The Lord looseth them that are fettered:

James.

Acts 15:13 And after they had held their peace, James answered, saying: Men, brethren, hear me.

Acts 21:18 And the day following, Paul went in with us unto James: and all the ancients were assembled.

1 Corinthians 15:7 After that, he was seen by James: then by all the apostles.

Galatians 1:19 But other of the apostles I saw none, saving James the brother of the Lord.

Galatians 2:9,12 And when they had known the grace that was given to me, James and Cephas and John, who seemed to be pillars, gave to me and Barnabas the right hands of fellowship: that we should go unto the Gentiles, and they unto the circumcision: . . .

James 1:1 James, the servant of God and of our Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting.

And he.

Acts 16:40 And they went out of the prison and entered into the house of Lydia: and having seen the brethren, they comforted them and departed.

Matthew 10:23 And when they shall persecute you in this city, flee into another. Amen I say to you, you shall not finish all the cities of Israel, till the Son of man come.

John 7:1 After these things, Jesus walked in Galilee: for he would not walk in Judea, because the Jews sought to kill him.

John 8:59 They took up stones therefore to cast at him. But Jesus hid himself and went out of the temple.

John 10:40 And he went again beyond the Jordan, into that place where John was baptizing first. And there he abode.

John 11:54 Wherefore Jesus walked no more openly among the Jews: but he went into a country near the desert, unto a city that is called Ephrem. And there he abode with his disciples.

Context
The Rescue of Peter
16But Peter continued knocking. And when they had opened, they saw him and were astonished. 17But he, beckoning to them with his hand to hold their peace, told how the Lord had brought him out of prison. And he said: Tell these things to James and to the brethren. And going out, he went into another place. 18Now when day was come, there was no small stir among the soldiers, what was become of Peter.…
Cross References
Mark 6:3
Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, the brother of James, and Joseph, and Jude, and Simon? are not also his sisters here with us? And they were scandalized in regard of him.

Acts 1:15
In those days Peter rising up in the midst of the brethren, said (now the number of persons together was about an hundred and twenty):

Acts 12:16
But Peter continued knocking. And when they had opened, they saw him and were astonished.

Acts 12:18
Now when day was come, there was no small stir among the soldiers, what was become of Peter.

Acts 13:16
Then Paul rising up and with his hand bespeaking silence, said: Ye men of Israel and you that fear God, give ear.

Acts 15:13
And after they had held their peace, James answered, saying: Men, brethren, hear me.

Acts 19:33
And they drew forth Alexander out of the multitude, the Jews thrusting him forward. And Alexander, beckoning with his hand for silence, would have given the people satisfaction,

Acts 21:18
And the day following, Paul went in with us unto James: and all the ancients were assembled.

Acts 21:40
And when he had given him leave, Paul standing on the stairs, beckoned with his hand to the people. And a great silence being made, he spoke unto them in the Hebrew tongue, saying:

Acts 28:15
And from thence, when the brethren had heard of us, they came to meet us as far as Appii Forum and the Three Taverns. Whom when Paul saw, he gave thanks to God and took courage.

1 Corinthians 15:7
After that, he was seen by James: then by all the apostles.

Galatians 1:19
But other of the apostles I saw none, saving James the brother of the Lord.

Galatians 2:9
And when they had known the grace that was given to me, James and Cephas and John, who seemed to be pillars, gave to me and Barnabas the right hands of fellowship: that we should go unto the Gentiles, and they unto the circumcision:

Galatians 2:12
For before that some came from James, he did eat with the Gentiles: but when they were come, he withdrew and separated himself, fearing them who were of the circumcision.

James 1:1
James, the servant of God and of our Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting.

Additional Translations
Peter motioned with his hand for silence, and he described how the Lord had brought him out of the prison. “Send word to James and to the brothers,” he said, and he left for another place.

And having made a sign to them with the hand to be silent, he related to them how the Lord had brought him out of the prison. And he said, "Report these things to James and to the brothers." And having gone out, he went to another place.

But he, beckoning to them with the hand to hold their peace, declared to them how the Lord had brought him out of the prison. And he said, Go show these things to James, and to the brothers. And he departed, and went into another place.

But he, beckoning unto them with the hand to hold their peace, declared unto them how the Lord had brought him forth out of the prison. And he said, Tell these things unto James, and to the brethren. And he departed, and went to another place.

And having made a sign to them with his hand to be silent, he related [to them] how the Lord had brought him out of prison; and he said, Report these things to James and to the brethren. And he went out and went to another place.

But he, beckoning unto them with the hand to hold their peace, declared unto them how the Lord had brought him forth out of the prison. And he said, Tell these things unto James, and to the brethren. And he departed, and went to another place.

But he beckoning to them with the hand to hold their peace, declared to them how the Lord had brought him out of the prison. And he said, Go, show these things to James, and to the brethren. And he departed, and went into another place.

But he motioned with his hand for silence, and then described to them how the Lord had brought him out of the prison. "Tell all this to James and the brethren," he added. Then he left them, and went to another place.

But he, beckoning to them with his hand to be silent, declared to them how the Lord had brought him out of the prison. He said, "Tell these things to James, and to the brothers." Then he departed, and went to another place.

and having beckoned to them with the hand to be silent, he declared to them how the Lord brought him out of the prison, and he said, 'Declare to James and to the brethren these things;' and having gone forth, he went on to another place.
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