Parallel Verses

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?

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?

Amplified

Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart [with remorse and anxiety], and they said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, “Brothers, what are we to 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?

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?

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 For this reason, let all Israel be certain that this Jesus, whom you put to death on the cross, God has made Lord and Christ. 37 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? 38 And Peter said, Let your hearts be changed, every one of you, and have baptism in the name of Jesus Christ, for the forgiveness of your sins; and you will have the Holy Spirit given to you.


Cross References

Luke 3:10

And the people put questions to him, saying, What have we to do?

Acts 5:33

But when these words came to their ears, they were cut to the heart, and had a mind to put them to death.

Acts 7:54

Hearing these things, they were cut to the heart and moved with wrath against him.

Ezekiel 7:16

And those of them who get away safely will go and be in the secret places like the doves of the valleys, all of them will come to death, every one in his sin.

Zechariah 12:10

And I will send down on the family of David and on the people of Jerusalem the spirit of grace and of prayer; and their eyes will be turned to the one who was wounded by their hands: and they will be weeping for him as for an only son, and their grief for him will be bitter, like the grief of one sorrowing for his oldest son.

Luke 3:12

Then tax-farmers came to him for baptism and said to him, Master, what have we to do?

Luke 3:14

And men of the army put questions to him, saying, And what have we to do? And he said to them, Do no violent acts to any man, and do not take anything without right, and let your payment be enough for you.

John 8:9

And when his words came to their ears, they went out one by one, starting with the oldest even to the last, because they were conscious of what was in their hearts: and Jesus was there by himself with the woman before him.

John 16:8-11

And he, when he comes, will make the world conscious of sin, and of righteousness, and of being judged:

Acts 1:16

My brothers, the word of God had to be put into effect, which the Holy Spirit had said before, by the mouth of David, about Judas, who was guide to those who took Jesus,

Acts 9:5-6

And he said, Who are you, Lord? And he said, I am Jesus, whom you are attacking:

Acts 16:29-31

And he sent for lights and came rushing in and, shaking with fear, went down on his face before Paul and Silas,

Acts 22:10

And I said, What have I to do, Lord? And the Lord said to me, Get up, and go into Damascus; and it will be made clear to you what you have to do.

Acts 24:25-26

And while he was talking about righteousness and self-control and the judging which was to come, Felix had great fear and said, Go away for the present, and when the right time comes I will send for you.

Romans 7:9

And there was a time when I was living without the law: but when the law gave its orders, sin came to life and put me to death;

1 Corinthians 14:24-25

But if all are teaching as prophets, and a man without faith or knowledge comes in, he is tested by all, he is judged by all;

Hebrews 4:12-13

For the word of God is living and full of power, and is sharper than any two-edged sword, cutting through and making a division even of the soul and the spirit, the bones and the muscles, and quick to see the thoughts and purposes of the heart.

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