Parallel Verses

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."

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.

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."

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.

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
ἀλλά 
Alla 
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

ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

is come
ἐπέρχομαι 
Eperchomai 
Usage: 6

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

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

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

Judæa
Ἰουδαία 
Ioudaia 
Usage: 39

Σαμάρεια 
Samareia 
Usage: 10

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

ἔσχατος 
Eschatos 
Usage: 24

Images Acts 1:8

Prayers for Acts 1:8

Context Readings

Jesus Ascends To Heaven

7 His answer was: "It is not for you to know times or hours, for the Father has reserved these for his own decision; 8  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." 9 No sooner had Jesus said this than he was caught up before their eyes, and a cloud received him from their sight.



Cross References

Matthew 28:19

Therefore go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them into the Faith of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit,

Mark 16:15

Then he said to them: "Go into all the world, and proclaim the Good News to all creation.

Acts 2:1-4

In the course of the Festival at the close of the Harvest the disciples had all met together,

Romans 15:19

By my words and actions, through the power displayed in signs and marvels, and through the power of the Holy Spirit. And so, starting from Jerusalem and its neighborhood, and going as far as Illyria, I have told in full the Good News of the Christ;

John 15:27

Yes, and you also are to bear testimony, because you have been with me from the first.

Acts 1:22

From his baptism by John down to that day on which he was taken from us--some one must be found to join us as a witness of his resurrection."

Acts 3:15

The very Guide to Life you put to death! But God raised him from the dead--and of that we are ourselves witnesses.

Acts 4:33

The Apostles continued with great power to bear their testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and God's blessing rested upon them all abundantly.

Acts 8:1

Saul approved of his being put to death. On that very day a great persecution broke out against the Church which was in Jerusalem; and its members, with the exception of the Apostles, were all scattered over the districts of Judea and Samaria.

Acts 8:5-25

Philip went down to the city of Samaria, and there began to preach the Christ.

Romans 10:18

But I ask 'Is it possible that men have never heard?' No, indeed, for--'Their voices spread through all the earth, and their Message to the very ends of the world.'

Matthew 24:14

And this Good News of the Kingdom shall be proclaimed throughout the world as a witness to all nations; and then will come the end.

Luke 1:35

"The Holy Spirit shall descend upon you," answered the angel, "and the Power of the Most High shall overshadow you; and therefore the child will be called 'holy,' and 'Son of God.'

Luke 10:19

Remember, I have given you the power to 'trample upon serpents and scorpions,' and to meet all the strength of the Enemy. Nothing shall ever harm you in any way.

Luke 24:29

But they pressed him not to do so. "Stay with us," they said, "for it is getting towards evening, and the sun in already low." So Jesus went in to stay with them.

Luke 24:46-49

"Scripture says that the Christ should suffer, and that he should rise again from the dead on the third day,

Acts 1:5

For, while John baptized with water, you shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit before many days have passed."

Acts 2:32

It was this Jesus, whom God raised to life; and of that we are ourselves all witnesses.

Acts 5:32

And we are witness to the truth of this, and so is the Holy Spirit--the gift of God to those who obey him."

Acts 6:8

Meanwhile Stephen, divinely helped and strengthened, was showing great wonders and signs among the people.

Acts 10:38-41

The story, I mean, of Jesus of Nazareth, and how God consecrated him his Christ by enduing him with the Holy Spirit and with power; and how he went about doing good and curing all who were under the power of the Devil, because God was with him.

Acts 13:31

And he appeared for many days to those who had gone up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, and who are now witnesses for him to the people.

Acts 22:15

For you shall be a witness for him to all the world of what you have just seen and heard.

Colossians 1:23

If only you remain true to your Faith, firm and immovable, never abandoning the hope held out in the Good News to which you listened, which has been proclaimed among all created things under Heaven, and of which I, Paul, was made a minister.

Revelation 11:3-6

Then I will give permission to my Two Witnesses, and for those twelve hundred and sixty days they will continue teaching, clothed in sackcloth.'



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