Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

But you will receive power [when] the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the farthest part of the earth."

New American Standard Bible

but you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth."

King James Version

But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.

Holman Bible

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be My witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth."

International Standard Version

But you'll receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you, and you'll be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth."

A Conservative Version

But ye will receive the power of the Holy Spirit that comes upon you. And ye will be witnesses to me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and as far as of the extremity of the earth.

American Standard Version

But ye shall receive power, when the Holy Spirit is come upon you: and ye shall be my witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea and Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.

Amplified

But you shall receive power (ability, efficiency, and might) when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you shall be My witnesses in Jerusalem and all Judea and Samaria and to the ends (the very bounds) of the earth.

An Understandable Version

But, you apostles will receive power when the Holy Spirit descends on you and [then] you will become My witnesses [i.e., to tell what you know] in Jerusalem, in [the countries of] Judea and Samaria, and [even] to the distant regions of the earth."

Anderson New Testament

But you shall receive power, after the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you shall be witnesses for me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea, and in Samaria, and to the most distant part of the earth.

Bible in Basic English

But you will have power, when the Holy Spirit has come on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and all Judaea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.

Common New Testament

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be my witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the ends of the earth."

Daniel Mace New Testament

but ye shall receive the influence of the holy spirit, which will descend upon you: and ye shall be witnesses for me, in Jerusalem, in all Judea, and in Samaria, and to the remotest part of the earth.

Darby Translation

but ye will receive power, the Holy Spirit having come upon you, and ye shall be my witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.

Godbey New Testament

But you shall receive the power of the Holy Ghost having come upon you, and shall be my witnesses both in Jerusalem, and all Judea, and in Samaria, and into the extremity of the earth.

Goodspeed New Testament

but you will be given power when the holy Spirit comes upon you, and you will be witnesses for me in Jerusalem and all over Judea and Samaria and to the very ends of the earth."

John Wesley New Testament

But ye shall receive power, the Holy Ghost being come upon you, and shall be witnesses to me, both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea, and Samaria, and to the uttermost part of the earth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But ye shall receive the virtue of the Holy Spirit which shall come upon you, and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem and in all Judaea and in Samaria and unto the uttermost part of the earth.

Julia Smith Translation

But ye shall receive power, the Holy Spirit having come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses to me also in Jerusalem, and in all Judea, and Samaria, and even to the last of the earth.

King James 2000

But you shall receive power, after the Holy Spirit has come upon you: and you shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.

Modern King James verseion

But you shall receive power, the Holy Spirit coming upon you. And you shall be witnesses to Me both in Jerusalem and in all Judea, and in Samaria, and to the end of the earth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

but ye shall receive power of the holy ghost which shall come on you. And ye shall be witnesses unto me in Jerusalem, and in all Jewry, and in Samaria, and even unto the world's end."

Moffatt New Testament

You will receive power when the holy Spirit comes upon you, and you will be my witnesses at Jerusalem, throughout all Judaea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth."

Montgomery New Testament

"yet you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you, and you are to be my witnesses both in Jerusalem and in all Judea, and in Samaria, and to the very ends of the earth."

NET Bible

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the farthest parts of the earth."

New Heart English Bible

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you. You will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the uttermost parts of the earth."

Noyes New Testament

But ye will receive power when the Holy Spirit hath come upon you; and ye will be my witnesses, both in Jerusalem and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and to the end of the earth.

Sawyer New Testament

but you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and shall be my witnesses both in Jerusalem, and all Judea, and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.

The Emphasized Bible

But ye shall receive power when the Holy Spirit cometh upon you, and ye shall be my witnesses, both in Jerusalem and inall Judaea and Samaria and as far as the uttermost part of the land.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But ye shall receive power, when the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses for me, both in Jerusalem, and throughout all Judea, and Samaria, and unto the extremity of the earth.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But you shall receive power, when the Holy Spirit shall have descended upon you, and shall be witnesses for me not only in Jerusalem, but throughout Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth."

Webster

But ye shall receive power after the Holy Spirit is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses to me, both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea, and in Samaria, and to the uttermost part of the earth.

Weymouth New Testament

and yet you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judaea and Samaria and to the remotest parts of the earth."

Williams New Testament

but you are going to receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you, and you must be witnesses for me in Jerusalem and all over Judea and Samaria, and to the very ends of the earth."

World English Bible

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you. You will be witnesses to me in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the uttermost parts of the earth."

Worrell New Testament

but ye shall receive power, the Holy Spirit having come upon you, and ye shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and Samaria, and to the utmost limit of the earth."

Worsley New Testament

But ye shall receive power from the holy Spirit coming upon you: and ye shall be my witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea, and Samaria, and to the uttermost part of the earth.

Youngs Literal Translation

but ye shall receive power at the coming of the Holy Spirit upon you, and ye shall be witnesses to me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea, and Samaria, and unto the end of the earth.'

Verse Picture

Themes

Apostles » Duties of » See commission of, above, and

Christian ministers » Witnesses

Gospel » Universal, to be preached throughout the world

Holy spirit » What can be accomplished through the power of the holy spirit

Holy spirit » Power of » Accompanies the baptism of the holy spirit

Holy spirit » Promised » Empowers for service

the Inspiration of the Holy Spirit » Design of » To give power to ministers

Jesus Christ » History of » Appears to james and also to all the apostles (in jerusalem)

Jews, the » The gospel preached to, first

Names » Of ministers » Witnesses

Peter » baptism of the spirit

Power » The lord giving power

Power » Spiritual, general references to » Accompanies the baptism of the holy spirit

Power » Of the holy spirit » Qualifies ministers

Power » When you will receive power

Power » Of the holy spirit » Promised by Christ

Power, Of The Holy Spirit » Qualifies ministers

Power, Of The Holy Spirit » Promised by Christ

modern Samaria » Christ after his resurrection commanded the gospel to be preached in

Spirit » The leadership of holy spirit » Empowers for service

Spirit » Promised » Empowers for service

Spiritual » Power » Source of spiritual power

Spiritual » Power » Accompanies the baptism of the holy spirit

religious Testimony » How and where to be given » Empowered by the holy spirit

Titles and names of ministers » Witnesses

Witness » Who is a witness of the lord

Witnessing to the truth » Encouraged

religious Work » Labourers in of the holy spirit

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

λαμβάνω 
lambano 
receive, take, have, catch, not tr,
Usage: 178

δύναμις 
Dunamis 
Usage: 95

ἐπέρχομαι 
Eperchomai 
Usage: 6

the
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

G40
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

is come
ἐπέρχομαι 
Eperchomai 
Usage: 6

ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

you
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

and







and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

ye shall be
ἔσομαι 
Esomai 
shall be, will be, be, shall have, shall come to pass, shall, not tr,
Usage: 83

μάρτυς 
Martus 
Usage: 28

unto me
μοί 
Moi 
me, my, I, mine
Usage: 152

τε 
Te 
and, both, then, whether, even, also, not tr s
Usage: 170

in
ἐν 
En 
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128
Usage: 2128

Ἱερουσαλήμ 
Hierousalem 
Usage: 67

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

Judæa
Ἰουδαία 
Ioudaia 
Usage: 39

in Samaria
Σαμάρεια 
Samareia 
Usage: 10

ἕως 
heos 
till, unto, until, to, till 9,
Usage: 74

the uttermost
ἔσχατος 
Eschatos 
Usage: 24

Images Acts 1:8

Prayers for Acts 1:8

Context Readings

Jesus Ascends To Heaven

7 But he said to them, "It is not for you to know [the] times or seasons that the Father has set by his own authority. 8 But you will receive power [when] the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the farthest part of the earth." 9 And [after he] had said these [things], [while] they were watching, he was taken up, and a cloud received him from their sight.



Cross References

Matthew 28:19

Therefore, go [and] make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,

Mark 16:15

And he said to them, "Go into all the world [and] preach the gospel to all creation.

Acts 2:1-4

And when the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in the same [place].

Romans 15:19

by the power of signs and wonders, by the power of the Spirit, so that from Jerusalem and [traveling] around as far as Illyricum I have fully proclaimed the gospel of Christ.

John 15:27

And you also will testify, because you have been with me from the beginning.

Acts 1:22

beginning from the baptism of John until the day [on] which he was taken up from us--one of these [men] must become a witness of his resurrection together with us."

Acts 3:15

And you killed the originator of life, whom God raised from the dead, of which we are witnesses!

Acts 4:33

And with great power the apostles were giving testimony [to] the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great grace was on them all.

Acts 8:1

And Saul was agreeing with his murder. Now there happened on that day a great persecution against the church in Jerusalem, and they were all scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles.

Acts 8:5-25

And Philip came down to the city of Samaria [and] began proclaiming the Christ to them.

Romans 10:18

But I say, they have not heard, have they? On the contrary, "Their voice has gone out to all the earth, and their words to the ends of the inhabited world."

Psalm 22:27

All [the] ends of [the] earth will remember and turn to Yahweh. All [the] families of [the] nations will worship before you.

Psalm 98:3

He has remembered his loyal love and his faithfulness to the house of Israel. All [the] ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God.

Isaiah 42:10

Sing a new song to Yahweh; praise him from the end of the earth, you who go down [to] the sea and that which fills it, [the] coastlands and their inhabitants.

Isaiah 49:6

And he says, "It is trivial {for you to be} a servant for me, to raise up the tribes of Jacob and to bring back the preserved of Israel. I will give you as a light [to the] nations, to be my salvation to the end of the earth."

Isaiah 52:10

Yahweh has bared {his holy arm} to the eyes of all the nations, and all [the] ends of [the] earth shall see the salvation of our God.

Isaiah 66:19

And I will set a sign among them, and I will send survivors from them to the nations: Tarshish, Pul, and Lud, who draw [the] bow; Tubal and Javan, the faraway coastlands that have not heard [of] my fame, and have not seen my glory. And they shall declare my glory among the nations,

Jeremiah 16:19

Yahweh, my strength, and my stronghold, and my refuge in [the] day of distress, to you [the] nations will come from the ends of [the] earth, and they will say, "Our ancestors have inherited only lies, vanity, and there is no profit in them.

Micah 3:8

But I, I am filled [with] power, with the Spirit of Yahweh, and with justice and might, to declare to Jacob his rebellion, and to Israel his sin.

Zechariah 4:6

And he answered and said to me, "This [is] the word of Yahweh to Zerubbabel, saying, 'Not by strength and not by power, but [only] by my Spirit,' says Yahweh of hosts.

Matthew 24:14

And this gospel of the kingdom will be proclaimed in the whole inhabited earth for a testimony to all the nations, and then the end will come.

Luke 1:35

And the angel answered [and] said to her, "The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. Therefore also the one to be born will be called holy, the Son of God.

Luke 10:19

Behold, I have given you the authority to tread on snakes and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing will ever harm you.

Luke 24:29

And they urged him strongly, saying, "Stay with us, because it is [getting] toward evening, and by this time the day is far spent." And he went in to stay with them.

Luke 24:46-49

and said to them, "Thus it is written [that] the Christ would suffer and would rise from the dead on the third day,

Acts 1:5

For John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit {not many days from now}."

Acts 2:32

This Jesus God raised up, of which we all are witnesses.

Acts 5:32

And we are witnesses of these things, and [so is] the Holy Spirit whom God has given to those who obey him."

Acts 6:8

Now Stephen, full of grace and power, was performing great wonders and signs among the people.

Acts 10:38-41

Jesus of Nazareth--how God anointed him with the Holy Spirit and with power, who went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, because God was with him.

Acts 13:31

who appeared for many days to those who had come up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem--who are now his witnesses to the people.

Acts 22:15

because you will be a witness for him to all people of what you have seen and heard.

Colossians 1:23

if indeed you remain in the faith, established and steadfast and not shifted away from the hope of the gospel that you heard, which was proclaimed in all creation under heaven, of which I, Paul, became a minister.

Revelation 11:3-6

And I will grant [authority] to my two witnesses, and they will prophesy [for one] thousand two hundred sixty days, dressed in sackcloth."

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