Parallel Verses

King James 2000

He said unto them, Received you the Holy Spirit when you believed? And they said unto him, We have not so much as heard whether there be any Holy Spirit.

New American Standard Bible

He said to them, "Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?" And they said to him, "No, we have not even heard whether there is a Holy Spirit."

King James Version

He said unto them, Have ye received the Holy Ghost since ye believed? And they said unto him, We have not so much as heard whether there be any Holy Ghost.

Holman Bible

and asked them, “Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?”“No,” they told him, “we haven’t even heard that there is a Holy Spirit.”

International Standard Version

and asked them, "Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?" They answered him, "No, we haven't even heard that there is a Holy Spirit."

A Conservative Version

he said to them, Did ye receive Holy Spirit when ye believed? And they said to him, But we have not even heard if there is a Holy Spirit.

American Standard Version

and he said unto them, Did ye receive the Holy Spirit when ye believed? And they'said unto him, Nay, we did not so much as hear whether the Holy Spirit was given .

Amplified

And he asked them, Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed [on Jesus as the Christ]? And they said, No, we have not even heard that there is a Holy Spirit.

An Understandable Version

He asked them, "Did [any of] you receive the [indwelling] Holy Spirit when you became believers [in Jesus]?" They answered him, "No, we have never [even] heard that there was a Holy Spirit."

Anderson New Testament

said to them: Have you received the Holy Spirit since you believed? They said to him: We have not only not received it, but we have not even heard whether the Holy Spirit is given.

Bible in Basic English

And he said to them, Did you get the Holy Spirit when you had faith? And they said to him, No, we have had no knowledge of the Holy Spirit.

Common New Testament

And he said to them, "Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?" And they said, "No, we have not even heard that there is a Holy Spirit."

Daniel Mace New Testament

did you receive the holy spirit, when you made profession of your faith? they answer'd, we have not so much as heard of a holy spirit.

Darby Translation

he said to them, Did ye receive the Holy Spirit when ye had believed? And they said to him, We did not even hear if the Holy Spirit was come.

Godbey New Testament

and said to them, Have you received the Holy Ghost, having believed? And they said to him, But we have not heard if the Holy Ghost is (given).

Goodspeed New Testament

he said to them, "Did you receive the holy Spirit when you became believers?" "No," they said to him, "we never even heard that there was a holy Spirit."

John Wesley New Testament

and finding certain disciples, He said to them, Have ye received the Holy Ghost, since ye believed? And they said to him, Nay, we have not so much as heard, Whether there be any Holy Ghost.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

he said unto them, Have ye received the Holy Spirit since ye believed? And they said unto him, We have not so much as heard whether there is any Holy Spirit.

Julia Smith Translation

He said to them, Having believed, have ye received the Holy Spirit? And they said to him, But neither heard we if there be a Holy Spirit.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said to them, "Did you receive the Holy Spirit [when you] believed?" And they [said] to him, "But we have not even heard that there is a Holy Spirit!"

Modern King James verseion

he said to them, Have you received the Holy Spirit since you believed? And they said to him, We did not so much as hear whether the Holy Spirit is.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and said unto them, "Have ye received the holy ghost since ye believed?" And they said unto him, "No. We have not heard whether there be any holy ghost or no."

Moffatt New Testament

whom he asked, "Did you receive the holy Spirit when you believed?" "No," they said, "we never even heard of its existence."

Montgomery New Testament

"Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?" he asked them. "No" said they, "we did not even hear that there is a Holy Spirit."

NET Bible

and said to them, "Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?" They replied, "No, we have not even heard that there is a Holy Spirit."

New Heart English Bible

He said to them, "Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?" They said to him, "No, we have not even heard that there is a Holy Spirit."

Noyes New Testament

he said to them, Did ye receive the Holy Spirit when ye believed? And they said to him, No, we did not even hear whether there is a Holy Spirit.

Sawyer New Testament

and he said to them, Have you received the Holy Spirit since you believed? And they said to him, We have not heard that there is a Holy Spirit.

The Emphasized Bible

and he said unto them - Holy Spirit, received ye, when ye believed? And they said unto him - Nay! not even whether there is Holy Spirit, did we hear.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

said unto them, Have ye received the Holy Ghost since ye believed? And they said unto him, We have not even heard if the Holy Ghost is [given].

Twentieth Century New Testament

"Did you, when you became believers in Christ, receive the Holy Spirit?" "No," they answered, "we did not even hear that there was a Holy Spirit."

Webster

He said to them, Have ye received the Holy Spirit since ye believed? And they said to him, We have not so much as heard whether there is any Holy Spirit.

Weymouth New Testament

"Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you first believed?" he asked them. "No," they replied, "we did not even hear that there is a Holy Spirit."

Williams New Testament

and asked them, "Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?" They answered him, "So far from that, we never even heard that there is a Holy Spirit."

World English Bible

He said to them, "Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?" They said to him, "No, we haven't even heard that there is a Holy Spirit."

Worrell New Testament

and he said to them, "Did ye receive the Holy Spirit, after having believed?" And they said to him, "Nay, we did not even hear whether there is a Holy Spirit."

Worsley New Testament

and finding some disciples there, he said unto them, Have ye received the holy Spirit since ye embraced the faith? And they said unto him, Nay, we had not even heard whether the holy Spirit be yet given.

Youngs Literal Translation

he said unto them, 'The Holy Spirit did ye receive -- having believed?' and they said unto him, 'But we did not even hear whether there is any Holy Spirit;'

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He said
ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

πρός 
Pros 
πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412
Usage: 412


Usage: 0

εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

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

the Holy
G40
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

πιστεύω 
Pisteuo 
Usage: 163

And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

him

Usage: 0

We have
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

not so much as
οὐδέ 
Oude 
neither, nor, not, no not, not so much as, then not, not tr,
Usage: 83

ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

there be
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

G40
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

Devotionals

Devotionals about Acts 19:2

Images Acts 19:2

Prayers for Acts 19:2

Context Readings

Paul Finds Disciples Of John The Baptist In Ephesus

1 And it came to pass, that, while Apollos was at Corinth, Paul having passed through the upper country came to Ephesus: and finding certain disciples, 2 He said unto them, Received you the Holy Spirit when you believed? And they said unto him, We have not so much as heard whether there be any Holy Spirit. 3 And he said unto them, Unto what then were you baptized? And they said, Unto John's baptism.


Cross References

John 7:39

(But this spoke he of the Spirit, whom they that believe on him should receive: for the Holy Spirit was not yet given; because that Jesus was not yet glorified.)

1 Samuel 3:7

Now Samuel did not yet know the LORD, neither was the word of the LORD yet revealed unto him.

Acts 2:17

And it shall come to pass in the last days, says God, I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams:

Acts 2:38-39

Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 8:15-17

Who, when they were come down, prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Spirit:

Acts 10:44

While Peter yet spoke these words, the Holy Spirit fell on all them who heard the word.

Acts 11:15-17

And as I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell on them, as on us at the beginning.

Acts 19:5

When they heard this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.

Romans 1:11

For I long to see you, that I may impart unto you some spiritual gift, to the end you may be established;

1 Corinthians 6:19

What? know you not that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have of God, and you are not your own?

1 Corinthians 12:1-11

Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I would not have you ignorant.

Galatians 3:5

He therefore that ministers to you the Spirit, and works miracles among you, does he it by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?

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