y“He was led as a sheep to the slaughter;
And as a lamb before its shearer is silent,
zSo He opened not His mouth.
33 In His humiliation His ajustice was taken away,
And who will declare His generation?
For His life is btaken from the earth.”
34 So the eunuch answered Philip and said, “I ask you, of whom does the prophet say this, of himself or of some other man?” 35 Then Philip opened his mouth, cand beginning at this Scripture, preached Jesus to him. 36 Now as they went down the road, they came to some water. And the eunuch said, “See, here is water. dWhat hinders me from being baptized?”
And he answered and said, f“I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.”
38 So he commanded the chariot to stand still. And both Philip and the eunuch went down into the water, and he baptized him. 39 Now when they came up out of the water, gthe Spirit of the Lord caught Philip away, so that the eunuch saw him no more; and he went on his way rejoicing.
NU, M omit v. 37. It is found in Western texts, including the Latin tradition.
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