Acts 8:13
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English Standard Version
Even Simon himself believed, and after being baptized he continued with Philip. And seeing signs and great miracles performed, he was amazed.

King James Bible
Then Simon himself believed also: and when he was baptized, he continued with Philip, and wondered, beholding the miracles and signs which were done.

American Standard Version
And Simon also himself believed: and being baptized, he continued with Philip; and beholding signs and great miracles wrought, he was amazed.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then Simon himself believed also; and being baptized, he adhered to Philip. And being astonished, wondered to see the signs and exceeding great miracles which were done.

English Revised Version
And Simon also himself believed: and being baptized, he continued with Philip; and beholding signs and great miracles wrought, he was amazed.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then Simon himself believed also: and when he was baptized, he continued with Philip, and wondered, beholding the miracles and signs which were done.

Weymouth New Testament
Simon himself also believed, and after being baptized remained in close attendance on Philip, and was full of amazement at seeing such signs and such great miracles performed.

Acts 8:13 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Continued with

See on Acts 1:14.

Miracles and signs (σημεῖα καὶ δυνάμεις)

Lit., signs and powers. See on Matthew 11:20; Acts 2:22.

Which were done (γινομένας)

The present participle. Lit., are coming to pass.

He was amazed

After having amazed the people by his tricks. See Acts 8:9. The same word is employed.

Acts 8:13 Parallel Commentaries

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Simon. This Simon was probably, as several learned men suppose, the same who is mentioned by Josephus, as persuading Drusilla to leave her husband, and live with Felix.

believed.

Acts 8:21 You have neither part nor lot in this matter: for your heart is not right in the sight of God.

Psalm 78:35-37 And they remembered that God was their rock, and the high God their redeemer...

Psalm 106:12,13 Then believed they his words; they sang his praise...

Luke 8:13 They on the rock are they, which, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, which for a while believe...

John 2:23-25 Now when he was in Jerusalem at the passover, in the feast day, many believed in his name, when they saw the miracles which he did...

John 8:30,31 As he spoke these words, many believed on him...

James 2:19-26 You believe that there is one God; you do well: the devils also believe, and tremble...

and wondered.

Acts 3:10 And they knew that it was he which sat for alms at the Beautiful gate of the temple...

Acts 13:44 And the next sabbath day came almost the whole city together to hear the word of God.

Habakkuk 1:5 Behold you among the heathen, and regard, and wonder marvelously: for I will work a work in your days which you will not believe...

John 5:20 For the Father loves the Son, and shows him all things that himself does: and he will show him greater works than these...

John 7:21 Jesus answered and said to them, I have done one work, and you all marvel.

miracles and signs. Gr. signs and great miracles.

Acts 8:7 For unclean spirits, crying with loud voice, came out of many that were possessed with them: and many taken with palsies...

Mark 16:17 And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues;

Cross References
Matthew 3:6
and they were baptized by him in the river Jordan, confessing their sins.

Acts 8:6
And the crowds with one accord paid attention to what was being said by Philip, when they heard him and saw the signs that he did.

Acts 19:11
And God was doing extraordinary miracles by the hands of Paul,

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