Acts 8:5
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English Standard Version
Philip went down to the city of Samaria and proclaimed to them the Christ.

King James Bible
Then Philip went down to the city of Samaria, and preached Christ unto them.

American Standard Version
And Philip went down to the city of Samaria, and proclaimed unto them the Christ.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Philip going down to the city of Samaria, preached Christ unto them.

English Revised Version
And Philip went down to the city of Samaria, and proclaimed unto them the Christ.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then Philip went down to the city of Samaria, and preached Christ to them.

Weymouth New Testament
while Philip went down to the city of Samaria and proclaimed Christ there.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Philip

The deacon (Acts 6:5). Not the apostle. On the name, see on Mark 3:18.

Christ (τὸν Χριστόν)

Note the article, "the Christ," and see on Matthew 1:1.

He did (ἐποίει)

Imperfect. Kept doing from time to time, as is described in the next verse.

Acts 8:5 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Philip.

Acts 8:1,14,15,40 And Saul was consenting to his death. And at that time there was a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem...

Acts 6:5 And the saying pleased the whole multitude: and they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Ghost, and Philip...

Acts 21:8 And the next day we that were of Paul's company departed, and came to Caesarea: and we entered into the house of Philip the evangelist...

the city. Rather, 'to a city of Samaria,' [eis polis Samaria] for the city of Samaria had been utterly destroyed by Hyrcanus, and the city built by Herod on its site was called [Sebaste,] that is, Augusta, in honour of Augustus. Samaria comprised the tract of country formerly occupied by the tribes of Ephraim and Manasseh, west of Jordan, lying between Judea and Galilee: beginning, says Josephus, at Ginea in the great plain, and ending at the toparchy of Acrabateni.

Acts 1:8 But you shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come on you: and you shall be witnesses to me both in Jerusalem...

Matthew 10:5,6 These twelve Jesus sent forth, and commanded them, saying, Go not into the way of the Gentiles...

preached.

Acts 8:35-37 Then Philip opened his mouth, and began at the same scripture, and preached to him Jesus...

Acts 5:42 And daily in the temple, and in every house, they ceased not to teach and preach Jesus Christ.

Acts 9:20 And straightway he preached Christ in the synagogues, that he is the Son of God.

Acts 17:2,3 And Paul, as his manner was, went in to them, and three sabbath days reasoned with them out of the scriptures...

John 4:25,26 The woman said to him, I know that Messias comes, which is called Christ: when he is come, he will tell us all things...

1 Corinthians 1:23 But we preach Christ crucified, to the Jews a stumbling block, and to the Greeks foolishness;

1 Corinthians 2:2 For I determined not to know any thing among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified.

1 Corinthians 3:11 For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ.

Cross References
Acts 1:8
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth."

Acts 6:5
And what they said pleased the whole gathering, and they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit, and Philip, and Prochorus, and Nicanor, and Timon, and Parmenas, and Nicolaus, a proselyte of Antioch.

Acts 8:1
And Saul approved of his execution. And there arose on that day a great persecution against the church in Jerusalem, and they were all scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles.

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 8:26
Now an angel of the Lord said to Philip, "Rise and go toward the south to the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza." This is a desert place.

Acts 8:30
So Philip ran to him and heard him reading Isaiah the prophet and asked, "Do you understand what you are reading?"

Acts 21:8
On the next day we departed and came to Caesarea, and we entered the house of Philip the evangelist, who was one of the seven, and stayed with him.

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