New International Version
For three days he was blind, and did not eat or drink anything.
King James Bible
And he was three days without sight, and neither did eat nor drink.
Darby Bible Translation
And he was three days without seeing, and neither ate nor drank.
World English Bible
He was without sight for three days, and neither ate nor drank.
Young's Literal Translation
and he was three days without seeing, and he did neither eat nor drink.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Neither did eat nor drink - The anxiety of his mind and the anguish of his heart were so great that he had no appetite for food; and he continued in total darkness and without food for three days, till Ananias proclaimed salvation to him in the name of the Lord Jesus.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'Any of this way.'--ACTS ix. 2 The name of 'Christian' was not applied to themselves by the followers of Jesus before the completion of the New Testament. There were other names in currency before that designation--which owed its origin to the scoffing wits of Antioch--was accepted by the Church. They called themselves 'disciples,' 'believers, 'saints,' 'brethren,' as if feeling about for a title. Here is a name that had obtained currency for a while, and was afterwards disused. We find it five times …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
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Sharon. Caphar Lodim. The Village of those of Lydda.
Saul got up from the ground, but when he opened his eyes he could see nothing. So they led him by the hand into Damascus.
In Damascus there was a disciple named Ananias. The Lord called to him in a vision, "Ananias!" "Yes, Lord," he answered.
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