Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Peter answered them, "Every one of you must repent and be baptized in the name of Jesus the Messiah for the forgiveness of your sins. Then you will receive the Holy Spirit as a gift.

New American Standard Bible

Peter said to them, "Repent, and each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

King James Version

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 ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

Holman Bible

“Repent,” Peter said to them, “and be baptized, each of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

A Conservative Version

And Peter said to them, Repent ye, and be immersed each of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

American Standard Version

And Peter'said unto them, Repent ye, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ unto the remission of your sins; and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Amplified

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.

An Understandable Version

And Peter replied, "Every one of you must repent [i.e., change your hearts and lives] and be immersed in the name of Jesus Christ [i.e., by His authority] so that your sins will be forgiven [by God] and then you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit [to live in your hearts].

Anderson New Testament

And Peter said to them: Repent, and be immersed, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ, in order to the remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Bible in Basic English

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.

Common New Testament

And Peter said to them, "Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Peter replied, repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ, for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the holy spirit.

Darby Translation

And Peter said to them, Repent, and be baptised, each one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ, for remission of sins, and ye will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Godbey New Testament

And Peter said to them, Repent, and each one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ unto the remission of your sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Goodspeed New Testament

Peter said to them, "You must repent, and every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ, in order to have your sins forgiven; then you will receive the gift of the holy Spirit,

John Wesley New Testament

And Peter said, Repent, and be baptized every one of you, in the name of Jesus, for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

And Peter said to them, Repent, and be each of you immersed in the name of Jesus Christ for remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

King James 2000

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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Peter [said] to them, "Repent and be baptized, each one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Peter said unto them, "Repent, and be baptised every one of of you in the name of Jesus Christ, for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the holy ghost.

Moffatt New Testament

"Repent," said Peter, "let each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of your sins; then you will receive the gift of the holy Spirit.

Montgomery New Testament

"Repent," answered Peter, "and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ, for the remission of your sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

NET Bible

Peter said to them, "Repent, and each one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

New Heart English Bible

Peter said to them, "Repent, and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Noyes New Testament

But Peter said to them, Repent, and let every one of you be baptized to the name of Jesus Christ for forgiveness of sins, and ye will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Sawyer New Testament

And Peter said to them, Change your minds, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

The Emphasized Bible

And Peter said unto them - Repent ye, and let each one of you be immersed, in the name of Jesus Christ, into the remission of your sins, - and ye shall receive the free-gift of the Holy Spirit;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptised every one of you into the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

Twentieth Century New Testament

"Repent," answered Peter, "and be baptized every one of you in the Faith of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and then you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

"Repent," replied Peter, "and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ, with a view to the remission of your sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Williams New Testament

Peter said to them, "You must repent -- and, as an expression of it, let every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ -- that you may have your sins forgiven; and then you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit,

World English Bible

Peter said to them, "Repent, and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Worrell New Testament

And Peter said to them, "Repent, and be immersed each one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ, unto remission of your sins; and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit;

Worsley New Testament

And Peter said unto them, Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ, for the remission of your sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the holy Spirit:

Youngs Literal Translation

and Peter said unto them, 'Reform, and be baptized each of you on the name of Jesus Christ, to remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit,

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

Πέτρος 
Petros 
Usage: 160

φημί 
Phemi 
Usage: 54

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


Usage: 0

μετανοέω 
metanoeo 
Usage: 13

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

βαπτίζω 
Baptizo 
Usage: 65

ἕκαστος 
hekastos 
Usage: 73

of you
ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

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

the name
ὄνομα 
Onoma 
name, named, called, surname , named , not tr
Usage: 162

of Jesus
Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

for
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

the remission
ἄφεσις 
Aphesis 
Usage: 11

of sins
ἁμαρτία 
Hamartia 
Usage: 143

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

the gift
δωρεά 
Dorea 
Usage: 10

of the
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

G40
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

Devotionals

Devotionals about Acts 2:38

Images Acts 2:38

Context Readings

The Response To Peter's Sermon

37 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?" 38 Peter answered them, "Every one of you must repent and be baptized in the name of Jesus the Messiah for the forgiveness of your sins. Then you will receive the Holy Spirit as a gift. 39 For this promise belongs to you and your children, as well as to all those who are distant, whom the Lord our God may call to himself."


Cross References

Luke 24:47

and then repentance and forgiveness of sins is to be proclaimed in his name to all the nations, beginning at Jerusalem.

Acts 8:12

But when Philip proclaimed the good news about the kingdom of God and about the name of Jesus the Messiah, men and women believed and were baptized.

Acts 22:16

So now, what are you waiting for? Get up, be baptized, and have your sins washed away as you call on his name.'

Acts 8:36-38

As they were going along the road, they came to some water. The eunuch said, "Look, there's some water. What keeps me from being baptized?"

Acts 10:48

So Peter ordered them to be baptized in the name of Jesus the Messiah. Then they asked him to stay there for several days.

Acts 3:19

Therefore, repent and turn to him to have your sins blotted out,

Acts 20:21

I testified to both Jews and Greeks about repentance to God and faith in our Lord Jesus.

Mark 16:16

Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever doesn't believe will be condemned.

Acts 26:20

Instead, I first told the people in Damascus and Jerusalem, then all the people in Judea and after that the gentiles to repent, turn to God, and perform deeds that are consistent with such repentance.

Zechariah 12:10

I will pour out on the house of David and on the residents of Jerusalem a spirit of grace and of supplications, and they will look to me the one whom they pierced.'"

Matthew 4:17

From then on, Jesus began to announce, "Repent, because the kingdom from heaven is near!"

Matthew 28:19

Therefore, as you go, disciple people in all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit,

Acts 2:16-18

Rather, this is what was spoken through the prophet Joel:

Acts 8:15-17

They went down and prayed for them to receive the Holy Spirit.

Acts 10:44-45

While Peter was still making this statement, the Holy Spirit fell on all the people who were listening to his message.

Acts 16:15

When she and her family were baptized, she urged us, "If you are convinced that I am a believer in the Lord, come and stay at my home." And she continued to insist that we do so.

Acts 17:30

Though God has overlooked those times of ignorance, he now commands everyone everywhere to repent,

Acts 19:4-5

Then Paul said, "John baptized when they repented, telling the people to believe in the one who was to come after him, that is, in Jesus."

Romans 6:3

Or don't you know that all of us who were baptized into union with the Messiah Jesus were baptized into his death?

Titus 3:5

"Twas not for deeds that we had done, but by his steadfast love alone, he saved us through a second birth, renewed us by the Spirit's work,

1 Peter 3:21

Baptism, which is symbolized by that water, now saves you also, not by removing dirt from the body, but by asking God for a clear conscience based on the resurrection of Jesus, the Messiah,

Isaiah 32:15

until the Spirit from on high is poured upon us, and the desert becomes a fertile field, and the fertile field seems like a forest."

Isaiah 44:3-4

For I'll pour water upon thirsty ground and streams on parched land. So will I pour my Spirit upon your offspring, and my blessing upon your descendants.

Isaiah 59:21

"As for me, this is my covenant with them," says the LORD. "And my Spirit that is upon you, and my words that I have put in your mouth, won't depart from your mouth, or from the mouths of your children, or from the mouths of your children's children, from now on and forever."

Ezekiel 36:25-27

I'll sprinkle pure water on you all, and you'll be cleansed from your impurity and from all of your idols."

Ezekiel 39:29

I'll no longer hide my presence from them again when I pour out my Spirit on the house of Israel,' declares the Lord GOD."

Joel 2:28-29

"Then it will come about at a later time that I will pour out my Spirit on every person. Your sons and your daughters will prophesy. Your elderly people will dream dreams, and your young people will see visions.

Matthew 3:2

"Repent, because the kingdom from heaven is near!"

Matthew 3:8-9

Produce fruit that is consistent with repentance!

Matthew 21:28-32

"But what do you think? A man had two sons. He went to the first and said, "Son, go and work in the vineyard today.'

Mark 1:15

He said, "The time is now! The kingdom of God is near! Repent, and keep believing the gospel!"

Luke 15:1-32

Now all the tax collectors and sinners kept coming to listen to Jesus.

Acts 5:31

God has exalted to his right hand this very man as our Leader and Savior in order to extend repentance and forgiveness of sins to Israel.

Acts 8:20

But Peter told him, "May your money perish with you, because you thought you could obtain God's free gift with money!

Acts 26:18

You will help them understand and turn them from darkness to light and from Satan's control to God, so that their sins will be forgiven and they will receive a share among those who are sanctified by faith in me.'

1 Corinthians 1:13-17

Is the Messiah divided? Paul wasn't crucified for you, was he? You weren't baptized in Paul's name, were you?

Acts 16:31-34

They answered, "Believe on the Lord Jesus, and you and your family will be saved."

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