Parallel Verses

King James 2000

But Peter said, Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit, and to keep back part of the price of the land?

New American Standard Bible

But Peter said, "Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and to keep back some of the price of the land?

King James Version

But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and to keep back part of the price of the land?

Holman Bible

Then Peter said, “Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and keep back part of the proceeds from the field?

International Standard Version

Peter asked, "Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart so that you should lie to the Holy Spirit and keep back some of the money you got for the land?

A Conservative Version

But Peter said, Ananias, why did Satan fill thy heart for thee to lie to the Holy Spirit, and to keep back from the price of the land?

American Standard Version

But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thy heart to lie to the Holy Spirit, and to keep back part of the price of the land?

Amplified

But Peter said, Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart that you should lie to and attempt to deceive the Holy Spirit, and should [in violation of your promise] withdraw secretly and appropriate to your own use part of the price from the sale of the land?

An Understandable Version

But Peter said to Ananias, "Why has Satan filled your heart [causing you] to deceive the Holy Spirit by keeping back part of the selling price of the land [while representing it as the full price]?

Anderson New Testament

But Peter said: Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart, that you should at tempt to deceive the Holy Spirit, and keep back part of the price of the land?

Bible in Basic English

But Peter said, Ananias, why has the Evil One put it into your heart to be false to the Holy Spirit, and to keep back part of the price of the land?

Common New Testament

But Peter said, "Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and to keep back some of the price of the land?

Daniel Mace New Testament

upon which Peter said, Ananias, how could satan inspire thine heart to lye to the holy ghost, and to keep back part of the price of the land?

Darby Translation

But Peter said, Ananias, why has Satan filled thy heart that thou shouldest lie to the Holy Spirit, and put aside for thyself a part of the price of the estate?

Godbey New Testament

But Peter said, Ananias, wherefore hath Satan filled thy heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and keep back a part from the price of the land?

Goodspeed New Testament

And Peter said, "Ananias, why has Satan taken such possession of your heart that you should lie to the holy Spirit, by appropriating part of the price of your land?

John Wesley New Testament

But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thy heart, to lie to the Holy Ghost?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But Peter said, Ananias, why has Satan filled thy heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and to defraud of the price of the land?

Julia Smith Translation

And Peter said, Ananias, wherefore filled Satan thy heart, for thee to belie the Holy Spirit, and separate from the price of the farm

Lexham Expanded Bible

But Peter said, "Ananias, for what [reason] has Satan filled your heart, [that] you lied to the Holy Spirit and kept back for yourself [some] of the proceeds of the piece of land?

Modern King James verseion

But Peter said, Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart for you to lie to the Holy Spirit, and to keep back part of the price of the land?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said Peter, "Ananias how is it that Satan hath filled thine heart, that thou shouldest lie unto the holy ghost, and keep away part of the price of the livelihood:

Moffatt New Testament

"Ananias," said Peter, "why has Satan filled your heart and made you cheat the holy Spirit by appropriating some of the money paid for the land?

Montgomery New Testament

"Ananias," said Peter, "why has Satan so filled your heart that you are lying to the Holy Spirit, and keeping back part of the price of the land?

NET Bible

But Peter said, "Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and keep back for yourself part of the proceeds from the sale of the land?

New Heart English Bible

But Peter said, "Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit, and to keep back part of the price of the land?

Noyes New Testament

But Peter said, Ananias, why did Satan fill thy heart that thou shouldst lie to the Holy Spirit, and keep back part of the price of the land?

Sawyer New Testament

But Peter said, Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart that you should lie to the Holy Spirit, and that you should keep back a part of the price of the land?

The Emphasized Bible

But Peter said - Ananias! wherefore did Satan fill thy heart, that thou shouldst deal falsely with the Holy Spirit, and keep back part of the price of the field?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But Peter said, O Ananias! why hath Satan filled thy heart that thou shouldst lie to the Holy Ghost, and secrete something from the price of the estate?

Twentieth Century New Testament

"Ananias," Peter exclaimed, "how is it that Satan has so taken possession of your heart that you have lied to the Holy Spirit, and kept back a part of the money paid for the land?

Webster

But Peter said, Ananias, Why hath Satan filled thy heart to lie to the Holy Spirit, and to keep back part of the price of the land?

Weymouth New Testament

"Ananias," said Peter, "why has Satan taken possession of your heart, that you should try to deceive the Holy Spirit and dishonestly keep back part of the price paid you for this land?

Williams New Testament

And Peter said, "Ananias, why has Satan so completely possessed your heart that you have lied to the Holy Spirit and kept back for yourselves a part of the money received for the land?

World English Bible

But Peter said, "Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit, and to keep back part of the price of the land?

Worrell New Testament

But Peter said, "Ananias, why did Satan fill your heart, that you should lie to the Holy Spirit, and keep back part of the price of the land?

Worsley New Testament

But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan so filled thine heart, that thou shouldst lie to the holy Ghost, and keep back part of the price of the land?

Youngs Literal Translation

And Peter said, 'Ananias, wherefore did the Adversary fill thy heart, for thee to lie to the Holy Spirit, and to keep back of the price of the place?

Themes

Adversary » Power of » Instigating men to sin

Ananias » Covetous » member of church » Jerusalem

Bible stories for children » Three young men who would not bend, budge, or burn da 3 » The fatal lie

Falsehood » Instances of » Ananias and sapphira falsely state that they had sold their land for a given sum

Heart » The unregenerate » Is diabolical

Holy spirit » Believers in the early church baptized with » The sin against

Holy spirit » Sin against

Holy spirit » As called God

Hypocrites » Exemplified » Ananias

Land » Bought and sold

Lying » The devil excites men to

Offences against the holy ghost » Exhibited in » Lying to him

Peter » Foretells the death of ananias and sapphira

Reproof » Of those who offend, a warning to others

Sapphira » Falsehood and death of

Satan » Vanquished promises of ultimate triumph » Instigating men to sin

Satan » The prince » Satan

Satan's » Work » Instigating men to sin

Serpent » Power of » Instigating men to sin

Sin » Against the spirit

Spirit » Believers in the early church baptized with » The sin against

Spirit » Quickeneth » Sin against

Tempter » Power of » Instigating men to sin

The Devil » The wicked » Possessed by

Titles and names of the holy ghost » God

God, Trinity » Divine titles applied to the three persons in

Unpardonable sin » The sin against the holy spirit

Vows » Instances of » Of ananias and sapphira, in the dedication of the proceeds of the sale of their land

Women » Instances of » Sapphira, in her blasphemous falsehood

satan's Work » Instigating men to sin

Interlinear

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

Πέτρος 
Petros 
Usage: 160

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

Ἀνανίας 
Ananias 
Usage: 9

why
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

πληρόω 
Pleroo 
Usage: 68

Σατανᾶς 
Satanas 
Usage: 16

πληρόω 
Pleroo 
Usage: 68

σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241

καρδία 
Kardia 
Usage: 116

to lie
ψεύδομαι 
Pseudomai 
Usage: 10

to 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

to keep back
νοσφίζομαι 
Nosphizomai 
Usage: 3

part of
ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

the price
τιμή 
Time 
Usage: 43

Images Acts 5:3

Prayers for Acts 5:3

Context Readings

Ananias And Sapphira Lie To The Holy Spirit

2 And kept back part of the price, his wife also knowing it, and brought a certain part, and laid it at the apostles' feet. 3 But Peter said, Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit, and to keep back part of the price of the land? 4 While it remained, was it not your own? and after it was sold, was it not in your own power? why have you conceived this thing in your heart? you have not lied unto men, but unto God.


Cross References

John 13:2

And supper being ended, the devil having now put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, to betray him;

John 13:27

And after the morsel Satan entered into him. Then said Jesus unto him, What you do, do quickly.

Acts 5:9

Then Peter said unto her, How is it that you have agreed together to tempt the Spirit of the Lord? behold, the feet of them who have buried your husband are at the door, and shall carry you out.

Luke 22:3

Then entered Satan into Judas surnamed Iscariot, being of the number of the twelve.

Numbers 30:2

If a man vows a vow unto the LORD, or swears an oath to bind his soul with a bond; he shall not break his word, he shall do according to all that proceeds out of his mouth.

Deuteronomy 23:21

When you shall vow a vow unto the LORD your God, you shall not delay to pay it: for the LORD your God will surely require it of you; and it would be sin to you.

Ecclesiastes 5:4

When you vow a vow unto God, defer not to pay it; for he has no pleasure in fools: pay that which you have vowed.

Isaiah 29:15

Woe unto them that go the depths to hide their counsel from the LORD, and their works are in the dark, and they say, Who sees us? and who knows us?

Matthew 4:3-11

And when the tempter came to him, he said, If you are the Son of God, command that these stones be made bread.

Acts 5:2

And kept back part of the price, his wife also knowing it, and brought a certain part, and laid it at the apostles' feet.

Ephesians 6:11-16

Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.

James 4:7

Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

1 Peter 5:8

Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walks about, seeking whom he may devour:

Revelation 12:9-11

And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, who deceives the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.

Genesis 3:13-17

And the LORD God said unto the woman, What is this that you have done? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat.

1 Kings 22:21-22

And there came forth a spirit, and stood before the LORD, and said, I will persuade him.

1 Chronicles 21:1-3

And Satan stood up against Israel, and incited David to number Israel.

Job 22:13

And you say, How does God know? can he judge through the dark cloud?

Psalm 94:7-9

Yet they say, The LORD shall not see, neither shall the God of Jacob regard it.

Proverbs 20:25

It is a snare to the man to declare something is holy, and afterward to reconsider his vows.

Jeremiah 23:24

Can any hide himself in secret places that I shall not see him? says the LORD. Do not I fill heaven and earth? says the LORD.

Hosea 11:12

Ephraim surrounds me with lies, and the house of Israel with deceit: but Judah yet walks with God, and is faithful with the saints.

Matthew 13:19

When any one hears the word of the kingdom, and understands it not, then comes the wicked one, and catches away that which was sown in his heart. This is he who received seed by the way side.

Acts 5:4

While it remained, was it not your own? and after it was sold, was it not in your own power? why have you conceived this thing in your heart? you have not lied unto men, but unto God.

Romans 2:21-22

You therefore who teach another, can you not teach yourself? you that preach a man should not steal, do you steal?

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