Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

New American Standard Bible

who came down and prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit.

King James Version

Who, when they were come down, prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Ghost:

Holman Bible

After they went down there, they prayed for them, so the Samaritans might receive the Holy Spirit.

A Conservative Version

who, when they came down, prayed for them, so that they might receive Holy Spirit,

American Standard Version

who, when they were come down, prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Spirit:

Amplified

And they came down and prayed for them that the Samaritans might receive the Holy Spirit;

An Understandable Version

When these two apostles had come [to Samaria] they prayed for some [of the disciples] to receive [miraculous power from] the Holy Spirit,

Anderson New Testament

who, when they had gone down, prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Spirit.

Bible in Basic English

Who, when they came there, made prayer for them, that the Holy Spirit might be given to them:

Common New Testament

who came down and prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit.

Daniel Mace New Testament

who upon their arrival, prayed for them that they might receive the holy spirit.

Darby Translation

who, having come down, prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit;

Godbey New Testament

who, having come down, prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Ghost.

Goodspeed New Testament

When they came, they prayed that the Samaritans might receive the holy Spirit,

John Wesley New Testament

Who being come down, prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Ghost.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

who, when they were come down, prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit.

Julia Smith Translation

Who, having gone down, prayed for them, that they receive the Holy Spirit

King James 2000

Who, when they were come down, prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Spirit:

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

Modern King James verseion

who when they had come down, prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

which, when they were come, prayed for them, that they might receive the holy ghost.

Moffatt New Testament

who came down and prayed that the Samaritans might receive the holy Spirit.

Montgomery New Testament

Who came down and prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Spirit,

NET Bible

These two went down and prayed for them so that they would receive the Holy Spirit.

New Heart English Bible

who, when they had come down, prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Spirit;

Noyes New Testament

who, having come down, prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit.

Sawyer New Testament

who came down and prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit;

The Emphasized Bible

Who, indeed, going down, prayed for them, that they might receive Holy Spirit; -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

who, when they were come down, prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Ghost:

Twentieth Century New Testament

And they, on their arrival, prayed that the Samaritans might receive the Holy Spirit.

Webster

Who, when they had come down, prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit:

Weymouth New Testament

They, when they came down, prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit:

Williams New Testament

They came and prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit,

World English Bible

who, when they had come down, prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Spirit;

Worrell New Testament

who, indeed, having come down, prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Spirit;

Worsley New Testament

who when they were come down prayed for them that they might receive the holy Spirit: (for He was not yet fallen upon any of them,

Youngs Literal Translation

who having come down did pray concerning them, that they may receive the Holy Spirit, --

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Who
ὅστις ἥτις ὅ6τι 
hostis 
Usage: 112

καταβαίνω 
Katabaino 
Usage: 63

προσεύχομαι 
Proseuchomai 
Usage: 61

for
περί 
Peri 
Usage: 254


Usage: 0

ὅπως 
Hopos 
that, how, to, so that, when, because
Usage: 43

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

the Holy
G40
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

Context Readings

Philip Preaches In Samaria

14 Now when the apostles in Jerusalem heard that Samaritans had accepted the word of God, they sent Peter and John to them. 15 They went down and prayed for them to receive the Holy Spirit. 16 Before this, he had not come on any of them. They had only been baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.



Cross References

Acts 2:38

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.

Matthew 18:19

Furthermore, I tell all of you with certainty that if two of you agree on earth about anything you request, it will be done for you by my Father in heaven,

John 14:13-14

I'll do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son.

John 16:23-24

On that day, you won't ask me for anything. Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, whatever you ask the Father for in my name, he will give it to you.

Philippians 1:19

I know that this will result in my deliverance through your prayers and the help that comes from the Spirit of Jesus the Messiah.

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