Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And having said this, he breathed into them, and says to them, Receive the Holy Spirit:

New American Standard Bible

And when He had said this, He breathed on them and *said to them, “Receive the Holy Spirit.

King James Version

And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and saith unto them, Receive ye the Holy Ghost:

Holman Bible

After saying this, He breathed on them and said, “Receive the Holy Spirit.

International Standard Version

When he had said this, he breathed on them and told them, "Receive the Holy Spirit.

A Conservative Version

And after saying this, he breathed on them, and says to them, Receive ye Holy Spirit.

American Standard Version

And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and saith unto them, Receive ye the Holy Spirit:

Amplified

And when He said this, He breathed on them and said to them, “Receive the Holy Spirit.

An Understandable Version

Upon saying this, Jesus breathed on the disciples and said to them, "[Be willing to] receive the Holy Spirit." [Note: This "breathing" served as a pledge of the Holy Spirit which actually came on these apostles a few weeks later. See Acts 1:5-8; 2:4].

Anderson New Testament

And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and said to them: Receive the Holy Spirit.

Bible in Basic English

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

Common New Testament

And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and said to them, "Receive the Holy Spirit.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and when he had said this, he breathed on them, and said to them, "receive ye the holy spirit.

Godbey New Testament

And saying this, He breathed on them, and says to them, Receive ye the Holy Ghost.

Goodspeed New Testament

As he said this he breathed upon them, and said,

John Wesley New Testament

And having said this, he breathed on them, and saith to them, Receive ye the Holy Ghost.

Julia Smith Translation

And having said this, he inspired, and says to them, Receive the Holy Spirit:

King James 2000

And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and said unto them, Receive you the Holy Spirit:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And [when he] had said this, he breathed on [them] and said to them, "Receive the Holy Spirit.

Modern King James verseion

And when He had said this, He breathed on them and said to them, Receive the Holy Spirit.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when he had said that, he breathed on them, and said unto them, "Receive the holy ghost.

Moffatt New Testament

And with these words he breathed on them, and added, "Receive the holy Spirit!

Montgomery New Testament

When he had said this he breathed upon them and said:

NET Bible

And after he said this, he breathed on them and said, "Receive the Holy Spirit.

New Heart English Bible

When he had said this, he breathed on them, and said to them, "Receive the Holy Spirit.

Noyes New Testament

And having said this, he breathed on them, and saith to them, Receive the Holy Spirit.

Sawyer New Testament

And having said this he breathed on them, and said to them, Receive the Holy Spirit.

The Emphasized Bible

And, this, saying, he breathed strongly, and saith unto them - Receive ye Holy Spirit: -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And so speaking, he breathed on them, and said, Receive the Holy Ghost:

Twentieth Century New Testament

After saying this, he breathed on them, and said: "Receive the Holy Spirit;

Webster

And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and saith to them, Receive ye the Holy Spirit.

Weymouth New Testament

Having said this He breathed upon them and said, "Receive the Holy Spirit.

Williams New Testament

On saying this, He breathed upon them, and said, "Receive the Holy Spirit!

World English Bible

When he had said this, he breathed on them, and said to them, "Receive the Holy Spirit!

Worrell New Testament

And, having said this, He breathed upon them, and said to them, "Receive ye the Holy Spirit.

Worsley New Testament

And when He said this, He breathed upon them, and saith unto them, Receive ye the holy Spirit:

Youngs Literal Translation

and this having said, he breathed on them, and saith to them, 'Receive the Holy Spirit;

Interlinear

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

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

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

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

he breathed on
ἐμφυσάω 
Emphusao 
breathe on
Usage: 1

them, and

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

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045


Usage: 0

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

the Holy
G40
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

Context Readings

Jesus Appears To The Disciples

21 Jesus said therefore again to them, Peace be to you: as the Father sent me forth, I also send you. 22 And having said this, he breathed into them, and says to them, Receive the Holy Spirit: 23 whose soever sins ye remit, they are remitted to them; whose soever sins ye retain, they are retained.


Cross References

Genesis 2:7

And Jehovah Elohim formed Man, dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and Man became a living soul.

Acts 2:4

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.

Acts 2:38

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.

Acts 8:15

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

Galatians 3:2

This only I wish to learn of you, Have ye received the Spirit on the principle of works of law, or of the report of faith?

Job 33:4

The Spirit of God hath made me, and the breath of the Almighty hath given me life.

Psalm 33:6

By the word of Jehovah were the heavens made, and all the host of them by the breath of his mouth.

Ezekiel 37:9

And he said unto me, Prophesy unto the wind, prophesy, son of man, and say to the wind, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe upon these slain, that they may live.

John 7:39

But this he said concerning the Spirit, which they that believed on him were about to receive; for the Spirit was not yet, because Jesus had not yet been glorified.

John 14:16

And I will beg the Father, and he will give you another Comforter, that he may be with you for ever,

John 15:26

But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth who goes forth from with the Father, he shall bear witness concerning me;

John 16:7

But I say the truth to you, It is profitable for you that I go away; for if I do not go away, the Comforter will not come to you; but if I go I will send him to you.

Acts 4:8

Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them, Rulers of the people and elders of Israel,

Acts 10:47

Can any one forbid water that these should not be baptised, who have received the Holy Spirit as we also did?

Acts 19:2

he said to them, Did ye receive the Holy Spirit when ye had believed? And they said to him, We did not even hear if the Holy Spirit was come.

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