Parallel Verses

Amplified

Now when they heard this they were stung (cut) to the heart, and they said to Peter and the rest of the apostles (special messengers), Brethren, what shall we do?

New American Standard Bible

Now when they heard this, they were pierced to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, "Brethren, what shall we do?"

King James Version

Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren, what shall we do?

Holman Bible

When they heard this, they came under deep conviction and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles: “Brothers, what must we do?”

International Standard Version

When the crowd that had gathered heard this, they were pierced to the heart. They asked Peter and the other apostles, "Brothers, what should we do?"

A Conservative Version

Now having heard this, they were pierced in the heart, and said to Peter and the other apostles, Men, brothers, what will we do?

American Standard Version

Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and the rest of the apostles, Brethren, what shall we do?

An Understandable Version

Now when the people heard this message [of Peter and the other apostles, See verse 14], they were convicted [of its truth] in their hearts and said to Peter and the other apostles, "Brothers, what shall we do [about our condemned condition]?"

Anderson New Testament

When they heard this, they were pierced to the heart, and said to Peter and the other apostles: Brethren, what shall we do?

Bible in Basic English

Now when these words came to their ears their hearts were troubled, and they said to Peter and the other Apostles, Brothers, what are we to do?

Common New Testament

Now when they heard this they were cut to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, "Brethren, what shall we do?"

Daniel Mace New Testament

Now when they heard this, their hearts were struck with remorse, and they said to Peter, and to the rest of the apostles, men and brethren, what shall we do?

Darby Translation

And having heard it they were pricked in heart, and said to Peter and the other apostles, What shall we do, brethren?

Godbey New Testament

And hearing, they were cut to the heart, and said to Peter and the other apostles, Men, brethren, what must we do?

Goodspeed New Testament

When they heard this, they were stung to the heart, and they said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, "Brothers, what shall we do?"

John Wesley New Testament

And hearing this, they were pierced to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, Brethren, what shall we do?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren, what shall we do?

Julia Smith Translation

And having heard, they were pricked in heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the sent, What shall we do, men, brethren?

King James 2000

Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their hearts, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren, what shall we do?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now [when they] heard [this], they were pierced to the heart and said to Peter and the other apostles, "What should we do, men [and] brothers?"

Modern King James verseion

And hearing this, they were stabbed in the heart, and said to Peter and to the other apostles, Men, brothers, what shall we do?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When they heard this, they were pricked in their hearts, and said unto Peter, and unto the other apostles, "Ye men and brethren, what shall we do?"

Moffatt New Testament

When they heard this, it went straight to their hearts; they said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, "Brothers, what are we to do?"

Montgomery New Testament

When they heard these words they were stung to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles. "Men and brothers, what shall we do?"

NET Bible

Now when they heard this, they were acutely distressed and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, "What should we do, brothers?"

New Heart English Bible

Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, "Brothers, what shall we do?"

Noyes New Testament

And when they heard this, they were pierced to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, Brethren, what must we do?

Sawyer New Testament

And hearing [this] they were distressed in mind, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, Men and brothers, what shall we do?

The Emphasized Bible

And, when they heard this, they were pricked to the heart, and said unto Peter and the rest of the apostles - What are we to do, brethren?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart, and said unto Peter and the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren, what shall we do?

Twentieth Century New Testament

When the people heard this, they were conscience-smitten, and said to Peter and the rest of the Apostles: "Brothers, what can we do?"

Webster

Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said to Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men, brethren, what shall we do?

Weymouth New Testament

Stung to the heart by these words, they said to Peter and the rest of the Apostles, "Brethren, what are we to do?"

Williams New Testament

When they heard this, they were stabbed to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, "Brothers, what shall we do?"

World English Bible

Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, "Brothers, what shall we do?"

Worrell New Testament

And, hearing this, they were pricked in the heart, and said to Peter, and the rest of the apostles, "Brethren! what shall we do?"

Worsley New Testament

Now when they heard this, they were pricked to the heart, and said unto Peter, and to the rest of the apostles, Brethren, what shall we do?

Youngs Literal Translation

And having heard, they were pricked to the heart; they say also to Peter, and to the rest of the apostles, 'What shall we do, men, brethren?'

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

κατανύσσω 
Katanusso 
Usage: 1

καρδία 
Kardia 
Usage: 116

and
τε 
Te 

and, both, then, whether, even, also, not tr s
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 170
Usage: 0

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

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

Πέτρος 
Petros 
Usage: 160

to the rest
λοιποί 
Loipoy 
Usage: 33

of the apostles
ἀπόστολος 
Apostolos 
Usage: 78

Men
ἀνήρ 
Aner 
man, husband, sir, fellow, not tr
Usage: 198

and brethren
G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

Devotionals

Devotionals about Acts 2:37

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Images Acts 2:37

Prayers for Acts 2:37

Context Readings

The Response To Peter's Sermon

36 Therefore let the whole house of Israel recognize beyond all doubt and acknowledge assuredly that God has made Him both Lord and Christ (the Messiah) -- "this Jesus Whom you crucified. 37 Now when they heard this they were stung (cut) to the heart, and they said to Peter and the rest of the apostles (special messengers), Brethren, what shall we do? 38 And Peter answered them, Repent (change your views and purpose to accept the will of God in your inner selves instead of rejecting it) and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of and release from your sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.


Cross References

Luke 3:10

And the multitudes asked him, Then what shall we do?

Acts 5:33

Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart and infuriated and wanted to kill the disciples.

Acts 7:54

Now upon hearing these things, they [the Jews] were cut to the heart and infuriated, and they ground their teeth against [Stephen].

Ezekiel 7:16

But those of them that escape shall escape, but shall be on the mountains like doves of the valleys, all of them moaning, every one in his iniquity's [punishment].

Zechariah 12:10

And I will pour out upon the house of David and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem the Spirit of grace or unmerited favor and supplication. And they shall look [earnestly] upon Me Whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for Him as one mourns for his only son, and shall be in bitterness for Him as one who is in bitterness for his firstborn.

Luke 3:12

Even tax collectors came to be baptized, and they said to him, Teacher, what shall we do?

Luke 3:14

Those serving as soldiers also asked him, And we, what shall we do? And he replied to them, Never demand or enforce by terrifying people or by accusing wrongfully, and always be satisfied with your rations (supplies) and with your allowance (wages).

John 8:9

They listened to Him, and then they began going out, conscience-stricken, one by one, from the oldest down to the last one of them, till Jesus was left alone, with the woman standing there before Him in the center of the court.

John 16:8-11

And when He comes, He will convict and convince the world and bring demonstration to it about sin and about righteousness (uprightness of heart and right standing with God) and about judgment:

Acts 1:16

Brethren, he said, it was necessary that the Scripture be fulfilled which the Holy Spirit foretold by the lips of David, about Judas who acted as guide to those who arrested Jesus.

Acts 9:5-6

And Saul said, Who are You, Lord? And He said, I am Jesus, Whom you are persecuting. It is dangerous and it will turn out badly for you to keep kicking against the goad [to offer vain and perilous resistance].

Acts 16:29-31

Then [the jailer] called for lights and rushed in, and trembling and terrified he fell down before Paul and Silas.

Acts 22:10

And I asked, What shall I do, Lord? And the Lord answered me, Get up and go into Damascus, and there it will be told you all that it is destined and appointed for you to do.

Acts 24:25-26

But as he continued to argue about uprightness, purity of life (the control of the passions), and the judgment to come, Felix became alarmed and terrified and said, Go away for the present; when I have a convenient opportunity, I will send for you.

Romans 7:9

Once I was alive, but quite apart from and unconscious of the Law. But when the commandment came, sin lived again and I died (was sentenced by the Law to death).

1 Corinthians 14:24-25

But if all prophesy [giving inspired testimony and interpreting the divine will and purpose] and an unbeliever or untaught outsider comes in, he is told of his sin and reproved and convicted and convinced by all, and his defects and needs are examined (estimated, determined) and he is called to account by all,

Hebrews 4:12-13

For the Word that God speaks is alive and full of power [making it active, operative, energizing, and effective]; it is sharper than any two-edged sword, penetrating to the dividing line of the breath of life (soul) and [the immortal] spirit, and of joints and marrow [of the deepest parts of our nature], exposing and sifting and analyzing and judging the very thoughts and purposes of the heart.

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