But 1an angel of the Lordspoke to 2Philipsaying, "Get up and gosouth to the road that descends from Jerusalem to 3Gaza." (aThis is a desert road. )
27So he got up and went ; and 4there was an Ethiopianeunuch, a courtofficial of Candace, queen of the Ethiopians, who was in charge of all her treasure ; and he 5had come to Jerusalem to worship,
and he was returning and sitting in his bchariot, and was reading the prophetIsaiah.
29Then6the Spiritsaid to Philip, "Go up and jointhiscchariot."
30Philipran up and heard him readingIsaiah the prophet, and said, "Do you understandwhat you are reading ?"
And he said, "Well, howcould I, unlesssomeoneguides me?" And he invitedPhilip to come up and sit with him.