New International Version
Now send men to Joppa to bring back a man named Simon who is called Peter.
King James Bible
And now send men to Joppa, and call for one Simon, whose surname is Peter:
Darby Bible Translation
And now send men to Joppa and fetch Simon, who is surnamed Peter.
World English Bible
Now send men to Joppa, and get Simon, who is surnamed Peter.
Young's Literal Translation
and now send men to Joppa, and send for a certain one Simon, who is surnamed Peter,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thy prayers and thine alms are come up for a memorial - Being all performed in simplicity and godly sincerity, they were acceptable to the Most High.
Come up for a memorial: This form of speech is evidently borrowed from the sacrificial system of the Jews. Pious and sincere prayers are high in God's estimation; and therefore are said to ascend to him, as the smoke and flame of the burnt-offering appeared to ascend to heaven.
These prayers and alms came up for a memorial before God: this is a manifest allusion to the meat-offering, which, in Leviticus 2:16, is said to be אזכרה azkerah, a memorial, (speaking after the manner of men), to put God in remembrance that such a person was his worshipper, and needed his protection and help. So the prayers and alms of Cornelius ascended before God as an acceptable sacrifice, and were recorded in the kingdom of heaven, that the answers might be given in their due season.
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In Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (in Greek her name is Dorcas); she was always doing good and helping the poor.
Lydda was near Joppa; so when the disciples heard that Peter was in Lydda, they sent two men to him and urged him, "Please come at once!"
This became known all over Joppa, and many people believed in the Lord.
Peter stayed in Joppa for some time with a tanner named Simon.
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