Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"And God, who knows the heart, testified to them giving them the Holy Spirit, just as He also did to us;

King James Version

And God, which knoweth the hearts, bare them witness, giving them the Holy Ghost, even as he did unto us;

Holman Bible

And God, who knows the heart, testified to them by giving the Holy Spirit, just as He also did to us.

International Standard Version

God, who knows everyone's heart, showed them he approved by giving them the Holy Spirit, just as he did to us.

A Conservative Version

And God, who knows the heart, testified to them, having given them the Holy Spirit, just as also to us.

American Standard Version

And God, who knoweth the heart, bare them witness, giving them the Holy Spirit, even as he did unto us;

Amplified

And God, Who is acquainted with and understands the heart, bore witness to them, giving them the Holy Spirit as He also did to us;

An Understandable Version

And God, who knows [all people's] hearts, gave His testimony [to their acceptance] by giving them the Holy Spirit just as He did to us [See 11:15-17].

Anderson New Testament

And God, who knows the heart, became a witness for them, by giving them the Holy Spirit, as he gave it also to us;

Bible in Basic English

And God, the searcher of hearts, was a witness to them, giving them the Holy Spirit even as he did to us;

Common New Testament

And God, who knows the heart, bore witness to them giving them the Holy Spirit, just as he also did to us;

Daniel Mace New Testament

God who knows their hearts has granted them a testimonial, by giving them the holy spirit, even as he did to us:

Darby Translation

And the heart-knowing God bore them witness, giving them the Holy Spirit as to us also,

Godbey New Testament

And God, who knows the heart, witnessed to them, giving to them the Holy Ghost, as also to us;

Goodspeed New Testament

And God who knows men's hearts testified for them by giving them the holy Spirit just as he had done to us,

John Wesley New Testament

And God who knoweth the heart, bare them witness, giving the Holy Ghost to them, even as also to us.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And God, who knows the hearts, bore them witness, giving them the Holy Spirit, even as he did unto us,

Julia Smith Translation

And God the knower of hearts testified to them, having given them the Holy Spirit, as also us;

King James 2000

And God, who knows the hearts, bore them witness, giving them the Holy Spirit, even as he did unto us;

Lexham Expanded Bible

And God, who knows the heart, testified to them [by] giving [them] the Holy Spirit, just as he also [did] to us.

Modern King James verseion

And God, who knows the hearts, bore them witness, giving them the Holy Spirit even as to us.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And God which knoweth the heart, bare them witness, and gave unto them the holy ghost, even as he did unto us;

Moffatt New Testament

The God who reads the hearts of all attested this by giving them the holy Spirit just as he gave it to us;

Montgomery New Testament

"And God, who knows the hearts of all, gave this testimony in their behalf, by bestowing upon them the Holy Spirit just as he did upon us;

NET Bible

And God, who knows the heart, has testified to them by giving them the Holy Spirit just as he did to us,

New Heart English Bible

God, who knows the heart, testified about them, giving them the Holy Spirit, just like he did to us.

Noyes New Testament

And God, who knoweth the heart, bore them witness, giving them the Holy Spirit, as he gave it to us;

Sawyer New Testament

And the heart-searching God testified to them, giving to them the Holy Spirit even as to us,

The Emphasized Bible

And, the heart-observing God, bare witness, - unto them, giving the Holy Spirit, just as, even unto us;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And God, who is the discerner of the heart, bore them witness, giving them the Holy Ghost, even as to us;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Now God, who reads all hearts, declared his acceptance of the Gentiles, by giving them the Holy Spirit, just as he did to us.

Webster

And God, who knoweth the hearts, bore them witness, giving to them the Holy Spirit, even as he did to us:

Weymouth New Testament

And God, who knows all hearts, gave His testimony in their favour by bestowing the Holy Spirit on them just as He did on us;

Williams New Testament

And God who knows men's hearts testifies for them by giving them the Holy Spirit, as He did us,

World English Bible

God, who knows the heart, testified about them, giving them the Holy Spirit, just like he did to us.

Worrell New Testament

And the heart-knowing God bore witness to them, giving them the Holy Spirit, even as to us:

Worsley New Testament

And God who knoweth the heart, bare witness to them, giving them the holy Spirit, as He had done also to us:

Youngs Literal Translation

and the heart-knowing God did bare them testimony, having given to them the Holy Spirit, even as also to us,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

καρδιογνώστης 
Kardiognostes 
Usage: 2

μαρτυρέω 
Martureo 
Usage: 58




Usage: 0
Usage: 0

μαρτυρέω 
Martureo 
Usage: 58

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

the Holy
G40
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334


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

as
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Acts 15:8

References

Context Readings

The Jerusalem Council

7 After there had been much debate, Peter stood up and said to them, "Brethren, you know that in the early days God made a choice among you, that by my mouth the Gentiles would hear the word of the gospel and believe. 8 "And God, who knows the heart, testified to them giving them the Holy Spirit, just as He also did to us; 9 and He made no distinction between us and them, cleansing their hearts by faith.


Cross References

Acts 1:24

And they prayed and said, "You, Lord, who know the hearts of all men, show which one of these two You have chosen

Acts 2:4

And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit was giving them utterance.

Acts 10:47

"Surely no one can refuse the water for these to be baptized who have received the Holy Spirit just as we did, can he?"

Acts 14:3

Therefore they spent a long time there speaking boldly with reliance upon the Lord, who was testifying to the word of His grace, granting that signs and wonders be done by their hands.

1 Samuel 16:7

But the LORD said to Samuel, "Do not look at his appearance or at the height of his stature, because I have rejected him; for God sees not as man sees, for man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart."

1 Kings 8:39

then hear in heaven Your dwelling place, and forgive and act and render to each according to all his ways, whose heart You know, for You alone know the hearts of all the sons of men,

1 Chronicles 28:9

"As for you, my son Solomon, know the God of your father, and serve Him with a whole heart and a willing mind; for the LORD searches all hearts, and understands every intent of the thoughts If you seek Him, He will let you find Him; but if you forsake Him, He will reject you forever.

1 Chronicles 29:17

"Since I know, O my God, that You try the heart and delight in uprightness, I, in the integrity of my heart, have willingly offered all these things; so now with joy I have seen Your people, who are present here, make their offerings willingly to You.

Psalm 44:21

Would not God find this out? For He knows the secrets of the heart.

Psalm 139:1-2

O LORD, You have searched me and known me.

Jeremiah 11:20

But, O LORD of hosts, who judges righteously, Who tries the feelings and the heart, Let me see Your vengeance on them, For to You have I committed my cause.

Jeremiah 17:10

"I, the LORD, search the heart, I test the mind, Even to give to each man according to his ways, According to the results of his deeds.

Jeremiah 20:12

Yet, O LORD of hosts, You who test the righteous, Who see the mind and the heart; Let me see Your vengeance on them; For to You I have set forth my cause.

John 2:24-25

But Jesus, on His part, was not entrusting Himself to them, for He knew all men,

John 5:37

"And the Father who sent Me, He has testified of Me. You have neither heard His voice at any time nor seen His form.

John 21:17

He said to him the third time, "Simon, son of John, do you love Me?" Peter was grieved because He said to him the third time, "Do you love Me?" And he said to Him, "Lord, You know all things; You know that I love You " Jesus said to him, "Tend My sheep.

Acts 4:31

And when they had prayed, the place where they had gathered together was shaken, and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak the word of God with boldness.

Acts 10:44-45

While Peter was still speaking these words, the Holy Spirit fell upon all those who were listening to the message.

Acts 11:15-17

"And as I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell upon them just as He did upon us at the beginning.

Hebrews 2:4

God also testifying with them, both by signs and wonders and by various miracles and by gifts of the Holy Spirit according to His own will.

Hebrews 4:13

And there is no creature hidden from His sight, but all things are open and laid bare to the eyes of Him with whom we have to do.

Revelation 2:23

'And I will kill her children with pestilence, and all the churches will know that I am He who searches the minds and hearts; and I will give to each one of you according to your deeds.

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