25AndatmidnightPaulandSilasprayed , and sang praises unto God:and the prisonersheardthem.26Andsuddenly there was a greatearthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken : andimmediatelyall the doors were opened , and every one'sbands were loosed .
27And the keeper of the prisonawaking out of his sleep,andseeing the prisondoorsopen , he drew out his sword, and would have killedhimself,supposing that the prisoners had been fled .
28ButPaulcried with a loudvoice,saying , Dothyselfnoharm:for we areallhere.29Then he called for a light, and sprang in , andcametrembling, and fell down beforePaulandSilas,30Andbroughtthemout, and said , Sirs,whatmustIdoto be saved ?
31And they said , Believeon the LordJesusChrist,andthou shalt be saved , andthyhouse.32And they spake unto him the word of the Lord,and to all that were inhishouse.33And he tookthemthesamehour of the night, and washed their stripes ; and was baptized , heandallhis,straightway.34And when he had broughttheminto his house, he setmeat before them , andrejoiced , believing in God with allhishouse.35And when it wasday, the magistratessent the serjeants,saying , Letthosemengo .
36And the keeper of the prisontoldthissayingtoPaul , The magistrates have sentto let you go : nowthereforedepart , and goinpeace.37ButPaulsaiduntothem, They have beatenusopenlyuncondemned,beingRomans , and have cast us intoprison;andnow do they thrustusoutprivily?nayverily;but let them comethemselves and fetchusout .
38And the serjeantstoldthesewords unto the magistrates:and they feared , when they heardthat they wereRomans.39And they came and besoughtthem,and brought them out , and desired them to depart out of the city.40And they went out of the prison, and enteredinto the house of Lydia:and when they had seen the brethren, they comfortedthem,anddeparted .