9 About noon the next day, as they were on their journey
and approaching the city, Peter went up on the roof to pray.
10 He became hungry
and wanted something to eat; and while it was being prepared, he
fell into a trance.
11 He saw the
heaven opened and something like a large sheet coming down, being
lowered to the ground by its four corners.
12 In it were
all kinds of four-footed creatures and reptiles and birds of the
13 Then he heard
a voice saying, ‘Get up, Peter; kill and eat.’
14 But Peter said,
‘By no means, Lord; for I have never eaten anything that is
profane or unclean.’
15 The voice said
to him again, a second time, ‘What God has made clean, you
must not call profane.’
16 This happened
three times, and the thing was suddenly taken up to heaven.