Bible VersionsNASActs 8:28; Acts 8:30; Acts 8:32; Acts 13:27; Acts 15:21; Acts 15:31; Acts 23:34
Acts 8:28; Acts 8:30; Acts 8:32; Acts 13:27; Acts 15:21; Acts 15:31; Acts 23:34 (New American Standard)
and he was returning and sitting in his chariot, and was reading the prophet Isaiah.
Philip ran up and heard him reading Isaiah the prophet, and said, "Do you understand what you are reading?"
Now the passage of Scripture which he was reading was this: "HE WAS LED AS A SHEEP TO SLAUGHTER; AND AS A LAMB BEFORE ITS SHEARER IS SILENT, SO HE DOES NOT OPEN HIS MOUTH.
"For those who live in Jerusalem, and their rulers, recognizing neither Him nor the utterances of the prophets which are read every Sabbath, fulfilled these by condemning Him.
"For Moses from ancient generations has in every city those who preach him, since he is read in the synagogues every Sabbath."
When they had read it, they rejoiced because of its encouragement.
When he had read it, he asked from what province he was, and when he learned that he was from Cilicia,
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