One night the Lord spoke to Paul in a vision: "Do not be afraid; keep on speaking, do not be silent.
And the Lord said to Paul in the night by a vision, "Do not be afraid any longer, but go on speaking and do not be silent;
One night the Lord spoke to Paul in a vision and told him, "Don’t be afraid! Speak out! Don’t be silent!
One night the Master spoke to Paul in a dream: "Keep it up, and don't let anyone intimidate or silence you.
And the Lord said to Paul in the night, in a vision, Have no fear and go on preaching:
One night the Lord said to Paul in a vision, "Do not be afraid, but speak and do not be silent;
Now the Lord spoke to Paul in the night by a vision, "Do not be afraid, but speak, and do not keep silent;
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1 sn Frequently in Acts such a vision will tell the reader where events are headed. See Acts 10:9-16 and 16:9-10 for other accounts of visions.
2 tn BDAG 682 s.v. νύξ 1.c has “W. prep. ἐν ν. at night, in the night…Ac 18:9.”
3 tn The present imperative here (with negation) is used (as it normally is) of a general condition (BDF §335).