The Acts of the Apostles

 

Acts 1:25

KJV - That he may take part of this ministry and apostleship, from which Judas by transgression fell, that he might go to his own place. (Aleph, Byz)

NASV - to occupy this ministry and apostleship from which Judas turned aside to go to his own place.” (A, B)


Acts 1:25

KJV - And they gave forth their lots; and the lot fell upon Matthias; and he was numbered with the eleven apostles. (Byz)

NASV - And they  drew lots for them, and the lot fell to Matthias; and he was added to the eleven apostles. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 2:47

KJV - Praising God, and having favour with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved. (Byz)

NASV - praising God and having favor with all the people. And the Lord was adding to their number day by day those who were being saved. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 3:6

KJV - Then Peter said, Silver and gold have I none; but such as I have give I thee: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk. (Aleph, Byz)

NASV - But Peter said, “I do not possess silver and gold, but what I do have I give to you: In the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene—walk! (A, B)


Acts 3:22

KJV - For Moses truly said unto the fathers, A prophet shall the Lord your God raise up unto you of your brethren, like unto me; him shall ye hear in all things whatsoever he shall say unto you. (Byz)

NASV - Moses said, ‘The Lord God will raise up for you a prophet like me from your brethren; to Him you shall give heed to everything He says to you. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 3:22

KJV - For Moses truly said unto the fathers, A prophet shall the Lord your God raise up unto you of your brethren, like unto me; him shall ye hear in all things whatsoever he shall say unto you. (Byz)

NASV - Moses said, ‘The Lord God will raise up for you a prophet like me from your brethren; to Him you shall give heed to everything He says to you. (B)

Note: Aleph and some of the Byz manuscripts read “Lord OUR God”.


Acts 3:25

KJV - Ye are the children of the prophets, and of the covenant which God made with our fathers, saying unto Abraham, And in thy seed shall all the kindreds of the earth be blessed. (Aleph, Byz)

NASV - It is you who are the sons of the prophets and of the covenant which God made with your fathers, saying to Abraham, ‘And in your seed all the families of the earth shall be blessed.’ (A, B)


Acts 4:8

KJV - Then Peter, filled with the Holy Ghost, said unto them, Ye rulers of the people, and elders of Israel, (Byz)

NASV - Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them, “Rulers and elders of the people, (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 4:24

KJV - And when they heard that, they lifted up their voice to God with one accord, and said, Lord, thou art God, which hast made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all that in them is: (Byz)

NASV - And when they heard this, they lifted their voices to God with one accord and said, “O Lord, it is You who made the heaven and the earth and the sea, and all that is in them, (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 4:25

KJV - Who by the mouth of thy servant David hast said, Why did the heathen rage, and the people imagine vain things? (Byz)

NASV - who by the Holy Spirit, through the mouth of our father David Your servant, said, ‘Why did the Gentiles rage, And the peoples devise futile things? (Aleph, A, Byz)


Acts 5:16

KJV - There came also a multitude out of the cities round about unto Jerusalem, bringing sick folks, and them which were vexed with unclean spirits: and they were healed every one. (Byz)

(Simplified: a multitude . . . came . . . unto Jerusalem)

NASV - Also the people from the cities in the vicinity of Jerusalem were coming together, bringing people who were sick or afflicted with unclean spirits, and they were all being healed. (Aleph, A, B)

(Simplified: the people . . . were coming together)


Acts 5:28

KJV - Saying, Did not we straitly command you that ye should not teach in this name? and, behold, ye have filled Jerusalem with your doctrine, and intend to bring this man's blood upon us. (Byz)

NASV - saying, “We gave you strict orders not to continue teaching in this name, and yet, you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching and intend to bring this man’s blood upon us.” (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 5:32

KJV - And we are his witnesses of these things; and so is also the Holy Ghost, whom God hath given to them that obey him. (Byz)

NASV - And we are witnesses of these things; and so is the Holy Spirit, whom God has given to those who obey Him.” (Aleph)


Acts 5:37

KJV - After this man rose up Judas of Galilee in the days of the taxing, and drew away much people after him: he also perished; and all, even as many as obeyed him, were dispersed. (Byz)

NASV - After this man, Judas of Galilee rose up in the days of the census and drew away some people after him; he too perished, and all those who followed him were scattered. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 7:16

KJV - And were carried over into Sychem, and laid in the sepulchre that Abraham bought for a sum of money of the sons of Emmor the father of Sychem. (Byz)

NASV - From there they were removed to  Shechem and laid in the tomb which Abraham had purchased for a sum of money from the sons of Hamor in Shechem. (Aleph, B)


Acts 7:17

KJV - But when the time of the promise drew nigh, which God had sworn to Abraham, the people grew and multiplied in Egypt, (Byz)

NASV - But as the time of the promise was approaching which God had assured to Abraham, the people increased and multiplied in Egypt, (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 7:18

KJV - Till another king arose, which knew not Joseph. (Byz)

NASV - until there arose another king over Egypt who knew nothing about Joseph. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 7:38

KJV - This is he, that was in the church in the wilderness with the angel which spake to him in the mount Sina, and with our fathers: who received the lively oracles to give unto us: (A, Byz)

NASV - This is the one who was in the congregation in the wilderness together with the angel who was speaking to him on Mount Sinai, and who was with our fathers; and he received living oracles to pass on to you. (Aleph, B)


Acts 8:5

KJV - Then Philip went down to the city of Samaria, and preached Christ unto them. (Aleph, A, B)

NASV - Philip went down to the city of Samaria and began proclaiming Christ to them. (Aleph, A, B)

NIV - Philip went down to a city in Samaria and proclaimed the Messiah there. (Byz)


Acts 8:10

KJV - To whom they all gave heed, from the least to the greatest, saying, This man is the great power of God. (Byz)

NASV - and they all, from smallest to greatest, were giving attention to him, saying, “This man is what is called the Great Power of God.” (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 8:18

KJV - And when Simon saw that through laying on of the apostles' hands the Holy Ghost was given, he offered them money, (A, Byz)

NASV - Now when Simon saw that the Spirit was bestowed through the laying on of the apostles’ hands, he offered them money, (Aleph, B)


Acts 8:37

KJV - And Philip said, If thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest. And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God. (no major manuscripts)

NASV - verse not included (Aleph, A, B, Byz)

Note:  The TR (KJV source text) includes the verse, but it is not found in most 'Byz' manuscripts
(predominant sources for the TR).


Acts 9:31

KJV - Then had the churches rest throughout all Judaea and Galilee and Samaria, and were edified; and walking in the fear of the Lord, and in the comfort of the Holy Ghost, were multiplied. (Byz)

NASV - So the church throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria enjoyed peace, being built up; and going on in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it continued to increase. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 10:11

KJV - And saw heaven opened, and a certain vessel descending unto him, as it had been a great sheet knit at the four corners, and let down to the earth: (Byz)

NASV - and he saw the sky opened up, and an object like a great sheet coming down, lowered by four corners to the ground, (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 10:12

KJV - Wherein were all manner of fourfooted beasts of the earth, and wild beasts, and creeping things, and fowls of the air. (Byz)

NASV - and there were in it all kinds of four-footed animals and crawling creatures of the earth and birds of the air. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 10:16

KJV - This was done thrice: and the vessel was received up again into heaven. (Byz)

NASV - This happened three times, and immediately the object was taken up into the sky. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 10:24

KJV - And the morrow after they entered into Caesarea. And Cornelius waited for them, and had called together his kinsmen and near friends. (Byz)

NASV - On the following day he entered Caesarea. Now Cornelius was waiting for them and had called together his relatives and close friends. (B)


Acts 10:30

KJV - And Cornelius said, Four days ago I was fasting until this hour; and at the ninth hour I prayed in my house, and, behold, a man stood before me in bright clothing, (Byz)

NASV - Cornelius said, “Four days ago to this hour, I was praying in my house during the ninth hour; and behold, a man stood before me in shining garments, (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 10:32

KJV - Send therefore to Joppa, and call hither Simon, whose surname is Peter; he is lodged in the house of one Simon a tanner by the sea side: who, when he cometh, shall speak unto thee. (Byz)

NASV - Therefore send to Joppa and invite Simon, who is also called Peter, to come to you; he is staying at the house of Simon the tanner by the sea.’ (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 10:33

KJV - Immediately therefore I sent to thee; and thou hast well done that thou art come. Now therefore are we all here present before God, to hear all things that are commanded thee of God. (Byz)

NASV - So I sent for you immediately, and you have been kind enough to come. Now then, we are all here present before God to hear all that you have been commanded by the Lord.” (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 10:40

KJV - Him God raised up the third day, and shewed him openly; (A, B, Byz)

NASV - God raised Him up on the third day and granted that He become visible, (Aleph)


Acts 10:48

KJV - And he commanded them to be baptized in the name of the Lord. Then prayed they him to tarry certain days. (Byz)

NASV - And he ordered them to be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ. Then they asked him to stay on for a few days. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 11:11

KJV - And, behold, immediately there were three men already come unto the house where I was, sent from Caesarea unto me. (Byz)

NASV - And behold, at that moment three men appeared at the house in which we were staying, having been sent to me from Caesarea. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 11:22

KJV - Then tidings of these things came unto the ears of the church which was in Jerusalem: and they sent forth Barnabas, that he should go as far as Antioch. (Byz)

NASV - The news about them reached the ears of the church at Jerusalem, and they sent Barnabas off to Antioch. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 13:19-20

KJV - And when he had destroyed seven nations in the land of Chanaan, he divided their land to them by lot. And after that he gave unto them judges about the space of four hundred and fifty years, until Samuel the prophet. (Byz)

NASV - of which took about four hundred and fifty years. After these things He gave them judges until Samuel the prophet. When He had destroyed seven nations in the land of Canaan, He distributed their land as an inheritance—all (Aleph, B)

(Note the reversed order of the “after” phrase and the “four hundred and fifty” phrase.)


Acts 13:25

KJV - And as John fulfilled his course, he said, Whom think ye that I am? I am not he. But, behold, there cometh one after me, whose shoes of his feet I am not worthy to loose. (Byz)

NASV - And while John was completing his course, he kept saying, ‘What do you suppose that I am? I am not He. But behold, one is coming after me the sandals of whose feet I am not worthy to untie.’ (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 13:26

KJV - Men and brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and whosoever among you feareth God, to you is the word of this salvation sent. (Byz)

NASV - “Brethren, sons of Abraham’s family, and those among you who fear God, to us the message of this salvation has been sent. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 13:33

KJV - God hath fulfilled the same unto us their children, in that he hath raised up Jesus again; as it is also written in the second psalm, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee. (Byz)

NASV - that God has fulfilled this promise to our children in that He raised up Jesus, as it is also written in the second Psalm, ‘You are My Son; today I have begotten You.’ (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 13:42

KJV - And when the Jews were gone out of the synagogue, the Gentiles besought that these words might be preached to them the next sabbath. (Byz)

NASV - As Paul and Barnabas were going out, the people kept begging that these things might be spoken to them the next Sabbath. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 13:44

KJV - And the next sabbath day came almost the whole city together to hear the word of God. (B, Byz)

NASV - The next Sabbath nearly the whole city assembled to hear the word of the Lord. (Aleph, A)


Acts 13:45

KJV - But when the Jews saw the multitudes, they were filled with envy, and spake against those things which were spoken by Paul, contradicting and blaspheming. (Byz)

NASV - But when the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy and began contradicting the things spoken by Paul, and were blaspheming. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 15:17-18

KJV - That the residue of men might seek after the Lord, and all the Gentiles, upon whom my name is called, saith the Lord, who doeth all these things. Known unto God are all his works from the beginning of the world. (Byz)

NASV - SO that the rest of mankind may seek the Lord,
And all the Gentiles who are called by My name,’
Says the Lord, who makes these things known from long ago. (Aleph,B)


Acts 15:23

KJV - And they wrote letters by them after this manner; The apostles and elders and brethren send greeting unto the brethren which are of the Gentiles in Antioch and Syria and Cilicia: (Byz)

NASV - and they sent this letter by them, “The apostles and the brethren who are elders, to the brethren in Antioch and Syria and Cilicia who are from the Gentiles, greetings. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 15:24

KJV - Forasmuch as we have heard, that certain which went out from us have troubled you with words, subverting your souls, saying, Ye must be circumcised, and keep the law: to whom we gave no such commandment: (Byz)

NASV - “Since we have heard that some of our number to whom we gave no instruction have disturbed you with their words, unsettling your souls, (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 15:34

KJV - Notwithstanding it pleased Silas to abide there still. (no major manuscripts)

NASV - [But it seemed good to Silas to remain there.] (no major manuscripts)

NIV - verse not included (Aleph, A, B, Byz)

Note:  The TR (KJV source text) includes the verse, but it is not found in most 'Byz' manuscripts
(predominant sources for the TR).


Acts 15:40

KJV - And Paul chose Silas, and departed, being recommended by the brethren unto the grace of God. (Byz)

NASV - But Paul chose Silas and left, being committed by the brethren to the grace of the Lord. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 16:7

KJV - After they were come to Mysia, they assayed to go into Bithynia: but the Spirit suffered them not. (Byz)

NASV - and after they came to Mysia, they were trying to go into Bithynia, and the Spirit of Jesus did not permit them; (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 16:10

KJV - And after he had seen the vision, immediately we endeavoured to go into Macedonia, assuredly gathering that the Lord had called us for to preach the gospel unto them. (Byz)

NASV - When he had seen the vision, immediately we sought to go into Macedonia, concluding that God had called us to preach the gospel to them. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 16:17

KJV - The same followed Paul and us, and cried, saying, These men are the servants of the most high God, which shew unto us the way of salvation. (A, Byz)

NASV - Following after Paul and us, she kept crying out, saying, “These men are bond-servants of the Most High God, who are proclaiming to you the way of salvation.” (Aleph, B)


Acts 17:13

KJV - But when the Jews of Thessalonica had knowledge that the word of God was preached of Paul at Berea, they came thither also, and stirred up the people. (Byz)

NASV - But when the Jews of Thessalonica found out that the word of God had been proclaimed by Paul in Berea also, they came there as well, agitating and stirring up the crowds. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 17:26

KJV - And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation; (Byz)

NASV - and He made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having determined their appointed times and the boundaries of their habitation, (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 17:27

KJV - That they should seek the Lord, if haply they might feel after him, and find him, though he be not far from every one of us: (Byz)

NASV - that they would seek God, if perhaps they might grope for Him and find Him, though He is not far from each one of us; (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 18:1

KJV - After these things Paul departed from Athens, and came to Corinth; (A, Byz)

NASV - After these things he left Athens and went to Corinth. (Aleph, B)


Acts 18:5

KJV - And when Silas and Timotheus were come from Macedonia, Paul was pressed in the spirit, and testified to the Jews that Jesus was Christ. (Byz)

NASV - But when Silas and Timothy came down from Macedonia, Paul began devoting himself completely to the word, solemnly testifying to the Jews that Jesus was the Christ. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 18:17

KJV - Then all the Greeks took Sosthenes, the chief ruler of the synagogue, and beat him before the judgment seat. And Gallio cared for none of those things. (Byz)

NASV - And they all took hold of Sosthenes, the leader of the synagogue, and began beating him in front of the judgment seat. But Gallio was not concerned about any of these things. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 18:19

KJV - And he came to Ephesus, and left them there: but he himself entered into the synagogue, and reasoned with the Jews. (Byz)

NASV - They came to Ephesus, and he left them there. Now he himself entered the synagogue and reasoned with the Jews. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 18:21

KJV - But bade them farewell, saying, I must by all means keep this feast that cometh in Jerusalem: but I will return again unto you, if God will. And he sailed from Ephesus. (Byz)

NASV - but taking leave of them and saying, (phrase not included) “I will return to you again if God wills,” he set sail from Ephesus. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 18:25

KJV - This man was instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in the spirit, he spake and taught diligently the things of the Lord, knowing only the baptism of John. (Byz)

NASV - This man had been instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in spirit, he was speaking and teaching accurately the things concerning Jesus, being acquainted only with the baptism of John; (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 19:9

KJV - But when divers were hardened, and believed not, but spake evil of that way before the multitude, he departed from them, and separated the disciples, disputing daily in the school of one Tyrannus. (Byz)

NASV - But when some were becoming hardened and disobedient, speaking evil of the Way before the people, he withdrew from them and took away the disciples, reasoning daily in the school of Tyrannus. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 19:33

KJV - And they drew Alexander out of the multitude, the Jews putting him forward. And Alexander beckoned with the hand, and would have made his defence unto the people. (Byz)

NIV - The Jews in the crowd pushed Alexander to the front, and they shouted instructions to him. He motioned for silence in order to make a defense before the people. (Byz)

NASV - Some of the crowd concluded it was Alexander, since the Jews had put him forward; and having motioned with his hand, Alexander was intending to make a defense to the assembly. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 19:37

KJV - For ye have brought hither these men, which are neither robbers of churches, nor yet blasphemers of your goddess. (Byz)

NASV - For you have brought these men here who are neither robbers of temples nor blasphemers of our goddess. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 20:4

KJV - And there accompanied him into Asia Sopater of Berea; and of the Thessalonians, Aristarchus and Secundus; and Gaius of Derbe, and Timotheus; and of Asia, Tychicus and Trophimus. ( A, Byz)

NASV - And he was accompanied by Sopater of Berea, the son of Pyrrhus, and by Aristarchus and Secundus of the Thessalonians, and Gaius of Derbe, and Timothy, and Tychicus and Trophimus of  Asia. (Aleph, B)


Acts 20:4

KJV - And there accompanied him into Asia Sopater of Berea; and of the Thessalonians, Aristarchus and Secundus; and Gaius of Derbe, and Timotheus; and of Asia, Tychicus and Trophimus. (Byz)

NASV - And he was accompanied by Sopater of Berea, the son of Pyrrhus, and by Aristarchus and Secundus of the Thessalonians, and Gaius of Derbe, and Timothy, and Tychicus and Trophimus of Asia. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 20:15

KJV - And we sailed thence, and came the next day over against Chios; and the next day we arrived at Samos, and tarried at Trogyllium; and the next day we came to Miletus. (Byz)

NASV - Sailing from there, we arrived the following day opposite Chios; and the next day we crossed over to Samos; and the day following we came to Miletus. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 20:21

KJV - Testifying both to the Jews, and also to the Greeks, repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ. (Aleph, A, Byz*)

NIV - I have declared to both Jews and Greeks that they must turn to God in repentance and have faith in our Lord Jesus. (B, Byz*)

NASV - solemnly testifying to both Jews and Greeks of repentance toward God and faith in our Lord Jesus Christ. (Aleph, A, Byz*)

*Some of the Byzantine manuscripts contain the word “Christ”. Others do not.


Acts 21:8

KJV - And the next day we that were of Paul's company departed, and came unto Caesarea: and we entered into the house of Philip the evangelist, which was one of the seven; and abode with him. (Byz)

NASV - On the next day we left and came to Caesarea, and entering the house of Philip the evangelist, who was one of the seven, we stayed with him. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 21:22

KJV - What is it therefore? the multitude must needs come together: for they will hear that thou art come. (Byz)

NASV - What, then, is to be done? They will certainly hear that you have come. (B)


Acts 21:25

KJV - As touching the Gentiles which believe, we have written and concluded that they observe no such thing, save only that they keep themselves from things offered to idols, and from blood, and from strangled, and from fornication. (Byz)

NASV - But concerning the Gentiles who have believed, we wrote, having decided that they should abstain from meat sacrificed to idols and from blood and from what is strangled and from fornication.” (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 22:9

KJV - And they that were with me saw indeed the light, and were afraid; but they heard not the voice of him that spake to me. (Byz)

NASV - And those who were with me saw the light, to be sure, but did not understand the voice of the One who was speaking to me. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 22:26

KJV - When the centurion heard that, he went and told the chief captain, saying, Take heed what thou doest: for this man is a Roman. (Byz)

NASV - When the centurion heard this, he went to the commander and told him, saying, “What are you about to do? For this man is a Roman.” (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 23:12

KJV - And when it was day, certain of the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they had killed Paul. (Byz)

NASV - When it was day, the Jews formed a conspiracy and bound themselves under an oath, saying that they would neither eat nor drink until they had killed Paul. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 23:30

KJV - And when it was told me how that the Jews laid wait for the man, I sent straightway to thee, and gave commandment to his accusers also to say before thee what they had against him. Farewell. (Byz)

NASV - “When I was informed that there would be a plot against the man, I sent him to you at once, also instructing his accusers to bring charges against him before you.” (Bz)


Acts 23:30

KJV - And when it was told me how that the Jews laid wait for the man, I sent straightway to thee, and gave commandment to his accusers also to say before thee what they had against him. Farewell. (Aleph, Byz)

NASV - “When I was informed that there would be a plot against the man, I sent him to you at once, also instructing his accusers to bring charges against him before you.” (A, B)


Acts 24:6-8

KJV - Who also hath gone about to profane the temple: whom we took, and would have judged according to our law. But the chief captain Lysias came upon us, and with great violence took him away out of our hands, Commanding his accusers to come unto thee: by examining of whom thyself mayest take knowledge of all these things, whereof we accuse him. (part of Byz)

NASV - And he even tried to desecrate the temple; and then we arrested him. [We wanted to judge him according to our own Law. But Lysias the commander came along, and with much violence took him out of our hands, ordering his accusers to come before you.] By examining him yourself concerning all these matters you will be able to ascertain the things of which we accuse him.” (Note: Brackets indicate doubt about originality.)
(Aleph, A, B, part of Byz)

NIV - and even tried to desecrate the temple; so we seized him. --- last part of verse 6, all of verse 7 and first part of verse 8 not included --- By examining him yourself you will be able to learn the truth about all these charges we are bringing against him.” (Aleph, A, B, part of Byz)


Acts 24:20

KJV - Or else let these same here say, if they have found any evil doing in me, while I stood before the council, (Byz)

NASV - Or else let these men themselves tell what misdeed they found when I stood before the Council, (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 24:24

KJV - And after certain days, when Felix came with his wife Drusilla, which was a Jewess, he sent for Paul, and heard him concerning the faith in Christ. (A, Byz)

NASV - But some days later Felix arrived with Drusilla, his wife who was a Jewess, and sent for Paul and heard him speak about faith in Christ Jesus. (Aleph, B)


Acts 27:14

KJV - But not long after there arose against it a tempestuous wind, called Euroclydon. (Byz)

NASV - But before very long there rushed down from the land a violent wind, called Euraquilo; (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 27:16

KJV - And running under a certain island which is called Clauda, we had much work to come by the boat: (Aleph, A, Byz)

NASV - Running under the shelter of a small island called Clauda, we were scarcely able to get the ship’s boat under control. (Aleph, A, Byz)

NIV - As we passed to the lee of a small island called Cauda, we were hardly able to make the lifeboat secure, (B)


Acts 28:13

KJV - And from thence we fetched a compass, and came to Rhegium: and after one day the south wind blew, and we came the next day to Puteoli: (A, Byz)
Note: “fetch a compass” is an old English figure of speech meaning “loop around”.

NASV - From there we sailed around and arrived at Rhegium, and a day later a south wind sprang up, and on the second day we came to Puteoli. (A, Byz)

NIV - From there we set sail and arrived at Rhegium. The next day the south wind came up, and on the following day we reached Puteoli. (Aleph, B)


Acts 28:16

KJV - And when we came to Rome, the centurion delivered the prisoners to the captain of the guard: but Paul was suffered to dwell by himself with a soldier that kept him. (Byz)

NASV - When we entered Rome, Paul was allowed to stay by himself, with the soldier who was guarding him. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 28:19

KJV - But when the Jews spake against it, I was constrained to appeal unto Caesar; not that I had ought to accuse my nation of. (Byz)

NIV - The Jews objected, so I was compelled to make an appeal to Caesar. I certainly did not intend to bring any charge against my own people. (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 28:25

KJV - And when they agreed not among themselves, they departed, after that Paul had spoken one word, Well spake the Holy Ghost by Esaias the prophet unto our fathers, (Byz)

NASV - And when they did not agree with one another, they began leaving after Paul had spoken one parting word, “The Holy Spirit rightly spoke through Isaiah the prophet to your fathers, (Aleph, A, B)


Acts 28:29

KJV - And when he had said these words, the Jews departed, and had great reasoning among themselves. (Byz)

NASV - [When he had spoken these words, the Jews departed, having a great dispute among themselves.]
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      Note: Brackets indicate uncertainty about whether the verse was in the original.

NIV - verse not included (Aleph, A, B)