Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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?" 38 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. 39 For the promise is for you and for your children, and for all those [who are] far away, as many as the Lord our God calls to himself."


Cross References

Luke 24:47

and repentance and the forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed in his name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.

Acts 8:12

But when they believed Philip [as he] was proclaiming the good news about the kingdom of God and the name of Jesus Christ, both men and women were being baptized.

Acts 22:16

And now why are you delaying? Get up, be baptized, and wash away your sins, calling on his name!'

Acts 8:36-38

And as they were traveling down the road, they came to some water. And the eunuch said, "Look! Water! What prevents me from being baptized?"

Acts 10:48

So he ordered [that] they be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ. Then they asked him to stay for several days.

Acts 3:19

Therefore repent and turn back, so that your sins may be blotted out,

Acts 20:21

testifying both to Jews and to Greeks with respect to repentance toward God and faith in our Lord Jesus.

Mark 16:16

The one who believes and is baptized will be saved, but the one who refuses to believe will be condemned.

Acts 26:20

but to those in Damascus first, and in Jerusalem and all the region of Judea and to the Gentiles, I proclaimed [that they should] repent and turn to God, doing deeds worthy of repentance.

Zechariah 12:10

" 'I will pour on the house of David and on the inhabitants of Jerusalem a spirit of grace and supplication, and they will look to me whom they pierced, and they shall mourn over him, as one wails over an only child, and they will grieve bitterly over him as [one] grieves bitterly over a firstborn.

Matthew 4:17

From that time [on], Jesus began to preach and to say, "Repent, because the kingdom of heaven is near."

Matthew 28:19

Therefore, go [and] make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,

Acts 2:16-18

But this is what was spoken through the prophet Joel:

Acts 8:15-17

who went down [and] prayed for them so that they would receive the Holy Spirit.

Acts 10:44-45

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

Acts 16:15

And after she was baptized, and her household, she urged [us], saying, "If you consider me to be a believer in the Lord, come to my house [and] stay." And she prevailed upon us.

Acts 17:30

Therefore [although] God has overlooked the times of ignorance, he now commands all people everywhere to repent,

Acts 19:4-5

And Paul said, "John baptized [with] a baptism of repentance, telling the people that they should believe in the one who was to come after him--that is, in Jesus."

Romans 6:3

Or do you not know that as many as were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death?

Titus 3:5

he saved us, not by deeds of righteousness that we have done, but because of his mercy, through the washing of regeneration and renewal by the Holy Spirit,

1 Peter 3:21

And also, corresponding to [this], baptism now saves you, not the removal of dirt from the flesh, but an appeal to God for a good conscience through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,

Isaiah 32:15

Until a spirit is poured out on us from on high, and [the] wilderness becomes fruitful field, and [the] fruitful field is reckoned as the forest.

Isaiah 44:3-4

For I will pour out water on a thirsty [land] and streams on dry ground. I will pour my spirit out on your descendants and my blessing on your offspring.

Isaiah 59:21

"And as for me, this [is] my covenant with them, says Yahweh: my spirit that [is] upon you, and my words that I have placed in your mouth shall not depart from your mouth, or from the mouths of your {children}, or from the mouths of {your children's children}," says Yahweh, "from now on and forever."

Ezekiel 36:25-27

And I will sprinkle on you pure water, and you will be clean from all of your uncleanness, and I will cleanse you from all of your idols.

Ezekiel 39:29

And I will not hide my face again from them when I pour out my Spirit over the house of Israel," {declares} the Lord Yahweh.

Joel 2:28-29

And it will happen afterward thus: I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh, and your sons and your daughters will prophesy, and your elders will dream dreams; your young men shall see visions.

Matthew 3:2

and saying, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near!"

Matthew 3:8-9

Therefore produce fruit worthy of repentance!

Matthew 21:28-32

"Now what do you think? A man had two sons. [He] approached the first [and] said, 'Son, go work in the vineyard today.'

Mark 1:15

and saying, "The time is fulfilled and the kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe in the gospel!"

Luke 15:1-32

Now all the tax collectors and the sinners were drawing near to hear him.

Acts 5:31

This one God has exalted to his right hand [as] Leader and Savior to grant repentance to Israel and forgiveness of sins.

Acts 8:20

But Peter said to him, "May your silver {be destroyed along with you}, because you thought {you could acquire} the gift of God by means of money!

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes [so that they] may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, [so that] they may receive forgiveness of sins and a share among those who are sanctified by faith in me.'

1 Corinthians 1:13-17

Has Christ been divided? Paul was not crucified for you, was he? Or were you baptized in the name of Paul?

Acts 16:31-34

And they said, "Believe in the Lord Jesus and you will be saved, you and your household!"

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