Acts 9:40 Index
"But Peter put them all forth, and kneeled down, and prayed; and turning him to the body said, Tabitha, arise. And she opened her eyes: and when she saw Peter, she sat up."
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" . . . put them all forth . . . "

  • In doing so, Peter was following his Lord's example in the healing of Jairus' daughter (Mark 5:39; Mark 5:40), which he had witnessed. There was the noise of great mouring (Acts 9:39) in the chamber where the body of Dorcas lay.