Acts 8:31
Good News Translation
The official replied, "How can I understand unless someone explains it to me?" And he invited Philip to climb up and sit in the carriage with him.

Contemporary English Version
The official answered, "How can I understand unless someone helps me?" He then invited Philip to come up and sit beside him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who said: And how can I, unless some man shew me? And he desired Philip that he would come up and sit with him.

New American Bible
He replied, “How can I, unless someone instructs me?” So he invited Philip to get in and sit with him.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Who said: And how can I, unless some man shew me? And he desired Philip that he would come up and sit with him.

How.

Psalm 25:8,9 The Lord is sweet and righteous: therefore he will give a law to sinners in the way. . . .

Psalm 73:16,17,22 I studied that I might know this thing, it is a labour in my sight: . . .

Proverbs 30:2,3 I am the most foolish of men, and the wisdom of men is not with me. . . .

Isaiah 29:18,19 And in that day the deaf shall hear the words of the book, and out of darkness and obscurity the eyes of the blind shall see. . . .

Isaiah 35:8 And a path and a way shall be there, and it shall be called the holy way: the unclean shall not pass over it, and this shall be unto you a straight way, so that fools shall not err therein.

Matthew 18:3,4 And said: amen I say to you, unless you be converted, and become as little children, you shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven. . . .

Mark 10:15 Amen I say to you, whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child shall not enter into it.

Romans 10:14 How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? Or how shall they believe him of whom they have not heard? And how shall they hear without a preacher?

1 Corinthians 3:18 Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seem to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.

1 Corinthians 8:2 And if any man think that he knoweth any thing, he hath not yet known as he ought to know.

1 Corinthians 14:36,37 Or did the word of God come out from you? Or came it only unto you? . . .

James 1:10,21 And the rich, in his being low: because as the flower of the grass shall he pass away. . . .

1 Peter 2:1,2 Wherefore laying away all malice and all guile and dissimulations and envies and all detractions, . . .

And he.

2 Kings 5:9,26 So Naaman came with his horses and chariots, and stood at the door of the house of Eliseus: . . .

2 Kings 10:15,16 And when he was departed thence, he found Jonadab, the son of Rechab, coming to meet him, and he blessed him. And he said to him: Is thy heart right as my heart is with thy heart? And Jonadab said: It is. If it be, said he, give me thy hand. He gave him his hand. And he lifted him up to him into the chariot, . . .

Context
Philip and the Ethiopian
30And Philip running thither, heard him reading the prophet Isaias. And he said: Thinkest thou that thou understandest what thou readest? 31Who said: And how can I, unless some man shew me? And he desired Philip that he would come up and sit with him. 32And the place of the scripture which he was reading was this: He was led as a sheep to the slaughter: and like a lamb without voice before his shearer, so openeth he not his mouth.…
Cross References
Acts 8:30
And Philip running thither, heard him reading the prophet Isaias. And he said: Thinkest thou that thou understandest what thou readest?

Acts 8:32
And the place of the scripture which he was reading was this: He was led as a sheep to the slaughter: and like a lamb without voice before his shearer, so openeth he not his mouth.

Romans 10:14
How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? Or how shall they believe him of whom they have not heard? And how shall they hear without a preacher?

Additional Translations
“How can I,” he said, “unless someone guides me?” And he invited Philip to come up and sit with him.

And he said, "How indeed could I be able, unless someone will guide me?" And he invited Philip, having come up, to sit with him.

And he said, How can I, except some man should guide me? And he desired Philip that he would come up and sit with him.

And he said, How can I, except some one shall guide me? And he besought Philip to come up and sit with him.

And he said, How should I then be able unless some one guide me? And he begged Philip to come up and sit with him.

And he said, How can I, except some one shall guide me? And he besought Philip to come up and sit with him.

And he said, How can I, except some man should guide me? And he desired Philip that he would come up, and sit with him.

"Why, how can I," replied the eunuch, "unless some one explains it to me?" And he earnestly invited Philip to come up and sit with him.

He said, "How can I, unless someone explains it to me?" He begged Philip to come up and sit with him.

and he said, 'Why, how am I able, if some one may not guide me?' he called Philip also, having come up, to sit with him.
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