Acts 12:7

Overview - Acts 12
King Herod persecutes the Christians, kills James, and imprisons Peter; whom an angel delivers upon the prayers of the church.
20 Herod in his pride taking to himself the honour due to God, is stricken by an angel, and dies miserably.
24 After his death, the word of God prospers.
25 Saul and Barnabas return to Antioch.
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Acts 12:7  (King James Version)
And, behold, the angel of the Lord came upon him, and a light shined in the prison: and he smote Peter on the side, and raised him up, saying, Arise up quickly. And his chains fell off from his hands.
 


the angel
23 ; 5:19 10:30 Acts 27:23 Acts 27:24 1 Kings 19:5 1 Kings 19:7 ; Psalms 34:7 ; Psalms 37:32 Psalms 37:33 Isaiah 37:30
Daniel 6:22 ; Hebrews 1:14

and a
9:3 2 Samuel 22:29 ; Ezekiel 43:2 ; Micah 7:9 ; Habakkuk 3:4 Habakkuk 3:11 ; Revelation 18:1

Arise
Genesis 19:15 Genesis 19:16 ; Isaiah 60:1 ; Ephesians 5:14

And his
The two chains with which his hands were fastened to those of the two soldiers between whom he slept. This, it appears, was the Roman method of securing a prisoner, and seems to be what is intimated in ver
6.
6 ; 2:24 16:26 Psalms 105:18-20 ; 107:14 116:16 Psalms 142:6 Psalms 142:7 146:7
Daniel 3:24 Daniel 3:25
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