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Acts 8:32

32 Now the passage of the Scripture that he was reading was this:

u“Like a sheep he was led to the slaughter

and like a lamb before its shearer is silent,

so he opens not his mouth.

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Acts 8:32 — The New International Version (NIV)

32 This is the passage of Scripture the eunuch was reading:

“He was led like a sheep to the slaughter,

and as a lamb before its shearer is silent,

so he did not open his mouth.

Acts 8:32 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

32 The place of the scripture which he read was this, He was led as a sheep to the slaughter; and like a lamb dumb before his shearer, so opened he not his mouth:

Acts 8:32 — New Living Translation (NLT)

32 The passage of Scripture he had been reading was this:

“He was led like a sheep to the slaughter.

And as a lamb is silent before the shearers,

he did not open his mouth.

Acts 8:32 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

32 The place in the Scripture which he read was this:

“He was led as a sheep to the slaughter;

And as a lamb before its shearer is silent,

So He opened not His mouth.

Acts 8:32 — New Century Version (NCV)

32 The portion of Scripture he was reading was this:

“He was like a sheep being led to be killed.

He was quiet, as a lamb is quiet while its wool is being cut;

he never opened his mouth.

Acts 8:32 — American Standard Version (ASV)

32 Now the passage of the Scripture which he was reading was this,

He was led as a sheep to the slaughter;

And as a lamb before his shearer is dumb,

So he openeth not his mouth:

Acts 8:32 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

32 And the passage of the scripture which he read was this: He was led as a sheep to slaughter, and as a lamb is dumb in presence of him that shears him, thus he opens not his mouth.

Acts 8:32 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

32 This was the part of the Scriptures that the official was reading: 

“He was led like a lamb to the slaughter. 

He was like a sheep that is silent 

when its wool is cut off. 

He didn’t open his mouth. 

Acts 8:32 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

32 Now the Scripture passage he was reading was this:

He was led like a sheep to the slaughter,

and as a lamb is silent before its shearer,

so He does not open His mouth.

Acts 8:32 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

32 Now the passage of the scripture that he was reading was this:

“Like a sheep he was led to the slaughter,

and like a lamb silent before its shearer,

so he does not open his mouth.

Acts 8:32 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

32 Now the passage of scripture that he was reading aloud was this:

“He was led like a sheep to the slaughter,

and like a lamb before its shearer is silent,

so he did not open his mouth.

Acts 8:32 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

32 Here is the part of Scripture the official was reading. It says,

“He was led like a sheep to be killed.

Just as lambs are silent while their wool is being cut off,

he did not open his mouth.

Acts 8:32 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

32 Now the passage of Scripture which he was reading was this:

He was led as a sheep to slaughter;

And as a lamb before its shearer is silent,

So He does not open His mouth.


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