New Living Translation
Peter and John went to the Temple one afternoon to take part in the three o'clock prayer service.
King James Bible
Now Peter and John went up together into the temple at the hour of prayer, being the ninth hour.
Darby Bible Translation
And Peter and John went up together into the temple at the hour of prayer, which is the ninth hour;
World English Bible
Peter and John were going up into the temple at the hour of prayer, the ninth hour.
Young's Literal Translation
And Peter and John were going up at the same time to the temple, at the hour of the prayer, the ninth hour,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:1 The ninth hour - The Jews divided the time from sunrise to sunset into twelve hours; which were consequently of unequal length at different times of the year, as the days were longer or shorter. The third hour therefore was nine in the morning; the ninth, three in the afternoon; but not exactly. For the third hour was the middle space between sunrise and noon; which, if the sun rose at five, (the earliest hour of its rising in that climate,) was half an hour after eight: if at seven (the latest hour of its rising there) was half an hour after nine. The chief hours of prayer were the third and ninth; at which seasons the morning and evening sacrifices were offered, and incense (a kind of emblem representing prayer) burnt on the golden altar.
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Morning, noon, and night I cry out in my distress, and the LORD hears my voice.
At noon, darkness fell across the whole land until three o'clock.
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Jesus sent Peter and John ahead and said, "Go and prepare the Passover meal, so we can eat it together."
When he saw Peter and John about to enter, he asked them for some money.
Peter and John looked at him intently, and Peter said, "Look at us!"
One afternoon about three o'clock, he had a vision in which he saw an angel of God coming toward him. "Cornelius!" the angel said.
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