New Living Translation
But while Peter was in prison, the church prayed very earnestly for him.
King James Bible
Peter therefore was kept in prison: but prayer was made without ceasing of the church unto God for him.
Darby Bible Translation
Peter therefore was kept in the prison; but unceasing prayer was made by the assembly to God concerning him.
World English Bible
Peter therefore was kept in the prison, but constant prayer was made by the assembly to God for him.
Young's Literal Translation
Peter, therefore, indeed, was kept in the prison, and fervent prayer was being made by the assembly unto God for him,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:5 Continual prayer was made for him - Yet when their prayer was answered, they could scarce believe it, Ac 12:15. But why had they not prayed for St. James also? Because he was put to death as soon as apprehended.
A damsel ... named Rhoda.'--ACTS xii 13. 'Rhoda' means 'a rose,' and this rose has kept its bloom for eighteen hundred years, and is still sweet and fragrant! What a lottery undying fame is! Men will give their lives to earn it; and this servant-girl got it by one little act, and never knew that she had it, and I suppose she does not know to-day that, everywhere throughout the whole world where the Gospel is preached, 'this that she hath done is spoken of as a memorial to her.' Is the love of …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
The Angel's Touch
The Catholic Epistles.
The Peter of History and the Peter of Fiction.
Then he imprisoned him, placing him under the guard of four squads of four soldiers each. Herod intended to bring Peter out for public trial after the Passover.
The night before Peter was to be placed on trial, he was asleep, fastened with two chains between two soldiers. Others stood guard at the prison gate.
When he realized this, he went to the home of Mary, the mother of John Mark, where many were gathered for prayer.
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