Acts 12:9

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 12:9  (King James Version)
And he went out, and followed him; and wist not that it was true which was done by the angel; but thought he saw a vision.

he went
26:19 Genesis 6:22 ; John 2:5 ; Hebrews 11:8

wist not
That is, he knew not; wist being the past tense of the obsolete verb to wis, from the Saxon wissan, in German {wissen,} and Dutch {wysen,} to think, imagine, know.
Acts 10:3 Acts 10:17 11:5 Genesis 45:26 ; Psalms 126:1 ; 2 Corinthians 12:1-3