8:12 But when they believed Philip as he was proclaiming the good news about the kingdom of God 1 and the name of Jesus Christ, 2 they began to be baptized, 3 both men and women.
8:36 Now as they were going along the road, they came to some water, and the eunuch said, “Look, there is water! What is to stop me 4 from being baptized?”
2 tn Or “Messiah”; both “Christ” (Greek) and “Messiah” (Hebrew and Aramaic) mean “one who has been anointed.”
3 tn The imperfect verb ἐβαπτίζοντο (ebaptizonto) has been translated as an ingressive imperfect.
4 tn Or “What prevents me.” The rhetorical question means, “I should get baptized, right?”