New Living Translation
He told them what had happened and sent them off to Joppa.
King James Bible
And when he had declared all these things unto them, he sent them to Joppa.
Darby Bible Translation
and related all things to them, he sent them to Joppa.
World English Bible
Having explained everything to them, he sent them to Joppa.
Young's Literal Translation
and having declared to them all things, he sent them to Joppa.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
10:8 A devout soldier - How many such attendants have our modern officers? A devout soldier would now be looked upon as little better than a deserter from his colours.
LibraryMay the Twenty-Sixth the Uniting of Sundered Peoples
"On the Gentiles also was poured out the gift of the Holy Ghost." --ACTS x. 34-48. And this is ever the issue of a true outpouring of the Spirit: sundered peoples become one. At "low tide" there are multitudes of separated pools along the shore: at "high tide" they flow together, and the little distinctions are lost in a splendid union. It is so racially. "Jew and Gentile!" Peter and Cornelius lose their prejudices in the emancipating ministry of the Spirit. And so shall it be with English and …
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The Outpouring of the Holy Spirit
The Candour of the Writers of the New Testament.
Devotion to God.
There was a believer in Joppa named Tabitha (which in Greek is Dorcas). She was always doing kind things for others and helping the poor.
But the believers had heard that Peter was nearby at Lydda, so they sent two men to beg him, "Please come as soon as possible!"
The news spread through the whole town, and many believed in the Lord.
And Peter stayed a long time in Joppa, living with Simon, a tanner of hides.
As soon as the angel was gone, Cornelius called two of his household servants and a devout soldier, one of his personal attendants.
Peter was very perplexed. What could the vision mean? Just then the men sent by Cornelius found Simon's house. Standing outside the gate,
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