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Bible in Basic English

And they were all full of the Holy Spirit, and were talking in different languages, as the Spirit gave them power.

New American Standard Bible

And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit was giving them utterance.

King James Version

And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.

Holman Bible

Then they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in different languages, as the Spirit gave them ability for speech.

International Standard Version

All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in foreign languages as the Spirit gave them that ability.

A Conservative Version

And they were all filled of Holy Spirit, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them to declare.

American Standard Version

And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.

Amplified

And they were all filled [that is, diffused throughout their being] with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues (different languages), as the Spirit was giving them the ability to speak out [clearly and appropriately].

An Understandable Version

And they [i.e., the apostles] were all filled with [the power of] the Holy Spirit and began to speak ["the mighty accomplishments of God," See verse 11] in different languages, as the Holy Spirit gave them the ability.

Anderson New Testament

And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.

Common New Testament

And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and they were all filled with the holy ghost, and began to speak in different languages, as the spirit gave them utterance.

Darby Translation

And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak with other tongues as the Spirit gave to them to speak forth.

Godbey New Testament

and they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.

Goodspeed New Testament

and they were all filled with the holy Spirit and began to say in foreign languages whatever the Spirit prompted them to utter.

John Wesley New Testament

And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.

Julia Smith Translation

And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak in other tongues, as the Spirit gave them to utter.

King James 2000

And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other languages as the Spirit gave them [ability] to speak out.

Modern King James verseion

And they were all filled of the Holy Spirit, and began to speak in other languages, as the Spirit gave them utterance.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and they were all filled with the holy ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, even as the spirit gave them utterance.

Moffatt New Testament

and they were all filled with the holy Spirit ??they began to speak in foreign tongues, as the Spirit enabled them to express themselves.

Montgomery New Testament

and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak with other tongues as the Spirit was giving them utterance.

NET Bible

All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit, and they began to speak in other languages as the Spirit enabled them.

New Heart English Bible

They were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak with other languages, as the Spirit gave them the ability to speak.

Noyes New Testament

And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak with other tongues, even as the Spirit gave them utterance.

Sawyer New Testament

and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak with tongues as the Spirit gave them utterance.

The Emphasized Bible

And they were all filled with Holy Spirit, and began to be speaking with other kinds of tongues just as the Spirit was giving unto them to be sounding forth.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and they began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them power to express themselves.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak with strange 'tongues' as the Spirit prompted their utterances.

Webster

And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak in other languages, as the Spirit gave them utterance.

Weymouth New Testament

They were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak in foreign languages according as the Spirit gave them words to utter.

Williams New Testament

and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak in foreign languages as the Spirit granted them to utter divine things.

World English Bible

They were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak with other languages, as the Spirit gave them the ability to speak.

Worrell New Testament

And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak with other tongues, even as the Spirit was giving them to declare.

Worsley New Testament

and they were all filled with the holy Spirit, and began to speak in other languages, as the Spirit gave them utterance.

Youngs Literal Translation

and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak with other tongues, according as the Spirit was giving them to declare.

Verse Picture

Themes

Apostles » Miraculous power given to

Apostles » The holy ghost given to

Baptism with the holy ghost » Typified

Charism » An inspired gift, bestowed on the apostles and early Christians

Christian ministers » Success attending » Apostles

Feasts » Instituted by moses » Aliens (non-jews) were permitted to attend

God » Kingdom of » Coming with power

Holy spirit » The holy spirit speaking through people

Holy spirit » The comforter » Filling saints

Holy spirit » Baptism of » Men filled with

Jerusalem » Miraculous gift of the holy ghost first given at

Kingdom » Coming with power

spiritual Kingdom » Conditions of entrance into » Coming with power

Language » Power of speaking different » Given on the day of pentecost

Miracles » Miraculous gifts of the holy spirit » Poured out on the day of pentecost in thirty a. D

Miraculous gifts of the holy ghost » Poured out on the day of pentecost

Orator » Instances of » Apostles

Power » Of testimony » Inspired by the "spirit"

Select readings » Peter on the day of pentecost

Revivals » Instances of » At pentecost, and times after pentecost

Speech/communication » The holy spirit speaking through people

Spirit » Filled (men)

Spiritual » Conditions of entrance into » Coming with power

Spiritual » Transformation characters transformed by conversion » Utterance

religious Testimony » Encouraged examples of » Spiritual utterance given to aid in

religious Testimony » Withheld special marks of true » Inspired by the "spirit"

Tongue » Gift of

Tongues » Gift of

Tongues » Who shall speak with new tongues

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

πλήθω 
Pletho 
Usage: 23

all
ἅπας 
Hapas 
Usage: 35

πλήθω 
Pletho 
Usage: 23

with the
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

G40
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

and

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

ἄρχομαι 
Archomai 
Usage: 69

to speak with
λαλέω 
Laleo 
Usage: 235

ἕτερος 
heteros 
Usage: 76

γλῶσσα 
Glossa 
Usage: 48

as
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141

the Spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254


Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about Acts 2:4

Images Acts 2:4

Prayers for Acts 2:4

Context Readings

Pentecost And The Coming Of The Holy Spirit

3 And they saw tongues, like flames of fire, coming to rest on every one of them. 4 And they were all full of the Holy Spirit, and were talking in different languages, as the Spirit gave them power. 5 Now there were living at Jerusalem, Jews, God-fearing men, from every nation under heaven.


Cross References

Mark 16:17

And these signs will be with those who have faith: in my name they will send out evil spirits; and they will make use of new languages;

1 Corinthians 12:10

And to another the power of working wonders; and to another the prophet's word; and to another the power of testing spirits; to another different sorts of tongues; and to another the power of making clear the sense of the tongues:

Acts 1:5

For the baptism of John was with water, but you will have baptism with the Holy Spirit, after a little time.

Acts 4:31

And when their prayer was ended, the place where they were was violently moved, and they all became full of the Holy Spirit, preaching the word of God without fear.

Acts 13:52

And the disciples were full of joy and of the Holy Spirit.

John 14:26

But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will be your teacher in all things and will put you in mind of everything I have said to you.

Acts 2:11

Men of Crete and Arabia, to all of us they are talking in our different languages, of the great works of God.

Acts 4:8

Then Peter, being full of the Holy Spirit, said to them, O you rulers of the people and men of authority,

Acts 6:3

Take then from among you seven men of good name, full of the Spirit and of wisdom, to whom we may give control of this business.

Acts 6:5

And this saying was pleasing to all of them: and they made selection of Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit, and Philip and Prochorus and Nicanor and Timon and Parmenas and Nicolas of Antioch, who had become a Jew:

Acts 7:55

But he was full of the Holy Spirit, and looking up to heaven, he saw the glory of God and Jesus at the right hand of God.

Acts 9:17

And Ananias went out and came to the house, and putting his hands on him, said, Brother Saul, the Lord Jesus, whom you saw when you were on your journey, has sent me, so that you may be able to see, and be full of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 10:46

And they were talking in tongues, and giving glory to God. Then Peter said,

Acts 13:9

But Saul, whose other name is Paul, being full of the Holy Spirit, looking hard at him, said,

Acts 19:6

And when Paul had put his hands on them, the Holy Spirit came on them; and they had the power of talking in tongues, and acting like prophets.

1 Corinthians 13:1

If I make use of the tongues of men and of angels, and have not love, I am like sounding brass, or a loud-tongued bell.

1 Corinthians 14:5

Now though it is my desire for you all to have the power of tongues, it would give me more pleasure to be hearing the prophet's word from you; for this is a greater thing than using tongues, if the sense is not given at the same time, for the good of the church.

1 Corinthians 14:18

I give praise to God that I am able to make use of tongues more than you all:

Ephesians 5:18

And do not take overmuch wine by which one may be overcome, but be full of the Spirit;

Exodus 4:11-12

And the Lord said to him, Who has made man's mouth? who takes away a man's voice or hearing, or makes him seeing or blind? Is it not I, the Lord?

Numbers 11:25-29

Then the Lord came down in the cloud and had talk with him, and put on the seventy men some of the spirit which was on him: now when the spirit came to rest on them, they were like prophets, but only at that time.

1 Samuel 10:10

And when they came to Gibeah, a band of prophets came face to face with him; and the spirit of God came on him with power and he took his place among them as a prophet.

2 Samuel 23:2

The spirit of the Lord had voice through me, his word was on my tongue.

Isaiah 28:11

No, but with broken talk, and with a strange tongue, he will give his word to this people:

Isaiah 59:21

And as for me, this is my agreement with them, says the Lord: my spirit which is on you, and my words which I have put in your mouth, will not go away from your mouth, or from the mouth of your seed, or from the mouth of your seed's seed, says the Lord, from now and for ever.

Jeremiah 1:7-9

But the Lord said to me, Do not say, I am a child: for wherever I send you, you are to go, and whatever I give you orders to say, you are to say.

Jeremiah 6:11

For this reason I am full of the wrath of the Lord, I am tired of keeping it in: may it be let loose on the children in the street, and on the band of the young men together: for even the husband with his wife will be taken, the old man with him who is full of days.

Ezekiel 3:11

And go now to those who have been taken away as prisoners, to the children of your people, and say to them, This is what the Lord has said; if they give ear or if they do not.

Micah 3:8

But I truly am full of the spirit of the Lord, with power of judging and with strength to make clear to Jacob his wrongdoing and to Israel his sin.

Matthew 10:19

But when you are given up into their hands, do not be troubled about what to say or how to say it: for in that hour what you are to say will be given to you;

Luke 1:15

For he will be great in the eyes of the Lord; he will not take wine or strong drink; and he will be full of the Spirit of God from his birth.

Luke 1:41

And when the voice of Mary came to the ears of Elisabeth, the baby made a sudden move inside her; then Elisabeth was full of the Holy Spirit,

Luke 1:67

And his father, Zacharias, was full of the Holy Spirit, and with the voice of a prophet said these words:

Luke 4:1

And Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, came back from the Jordan, and was guided by the Spirit in the waste land

Luke 12:12

For the Holy Spirit will make clear to you in that very hour what to say.

Luke 21:15

For I will give you words and wisdom, so that not one of those who are against you will be able to get the better of you, or to put you in the wrong.

John 20:22

And when he had said this, breathing on them, he said to them, Let the Holy Spirit come on you:

Acts 1:8

But you will have power, when the Holy Spirit has come on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and all Judaea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.

Acts 6:8

And Stephen, full of grace and power, did great wonders and signs among the people.

Acts 11:15

And, while I was talking to them, the Holy Spirit came on them, as on us at first.

Acts 11:24

For he was a good man and full of the Holy Spirit and of faith: and a great number were joined to the Lord.

Romans 15:13

Now may the God of hope make you full of joy and peace through faith, so that all hope may be yours in the power of the Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 12:28-30

And God has put some in the church, first, Apostles; second, prophets; third, teachers; then those with wonder-working powers, then those with the power of taking away disease, helpers, wise guides, users of strange tongues.

1 Corinthians 13:8

Though the prophet's word may come to an end, tongues come to nothing, and knowledge have no more value, love has no end.

1 Corinthians 14:21-23

In the law it is said, By men of other tongues and by strange lips will my words come to this people; and not even so will they give ear to me, says the Lord.

1 Corinthians 14:26-32

What is it then, my brothers? when you come together everyone has a holy song, or a revelation, or a tongue, or is giving the sense of it. Let everything be done for the common good.

Ephesians 3:19

And to have knowledge of the love of Christ which is outside all knowledge, so that you may be made complete as God himself is complete.

Ephesians 6:18

With prayers and deep desires, making requests at all times in the Spirit, and keeping watch, with strong purpose, in prayer for all the saints,

1 Peter 1:12

And it was made clear to those prophets that they were God's servants not for themselves but for you, to give you word of the things which have now come to your ears from the preachers of the good news through the Holy Spirit sent down from heaven; things which even angels have a desire to see.

2 Peter 1:21

For these words did not ever come through the impulse of men: but the prophets had them from God, being moved by the Holy Spirit.

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