New American Standard Bible
This happened three times, and immediately the object was taken up into the sky.
King James Bible
This was done thrice: and the vessel was received up again into heaven.
Darby Bible Translation
And this took place thrice, and the vessel was straightway taken up into heaven.
World English Bible
This was done three times, and immediately the vessel was received up into heaven.
Young's Literal Translation
and this was done thrice, and again was the vessel received up to the heaven.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
This was done thrice - Three times, doubtless to impress the mind of Peter with the certainty and importance of the vision. Compare Genesis 41:32.
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And the Spirit lifted me up and brought me in a vision by the Spirit of God to the exiles in Chaldea. So the vision that I had seen left me.
Again a voice came to him a second time, "What God has cleansed, no longer consider unholy."
Now while Peter was greatly perplexed in mind as to what the vision which he had seen might be, behold, the men who had been sent by Cornelius, having asked directions for Simon's house, appeared at the gate;
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