Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

After saying this, He breathed on them and said,“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:

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 having 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.

Darby Translation

And having said this, he breathed into them, and says to them, Receive 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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 to them again, “Peace to you! As the Father has sent Me, I also send you.” 22 After saying this, He breathed on them and said,“Receive the Holy Spirit. 23 If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven them; if you retain the sins of any, they are retained.”


Cross References

Genesis 2:7

Then the Lord God formed the man out of the dust from the ground and breathed the breath of life into his nostrils, and the man became a living being.

Acts 2:4

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

Acts 2:38

“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.

Acts 8:15

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

Galatians 3:2

I only want to learn this from you: Did you receive the Spirit by the works of the law or by hearing with faith?

Job 33:4

The Spirit of God has made me,
and the breath of the Almighty gives me life.

Psalm 33:6

The heavens were made by the word of the Lord,
and all the stars, by the breath of His mouth.

Ezekiel 37:9

He said to me, “Prophesy to the breath, prophesy, son of man. Say to it: This is what the Lord God says: Breath, come from the four winds and breathe into these slain so that they may live!”

John 7:39

He said this about the Spirit. Those who believed in Jesus were going to receive the Spirit, for the Spirit had not yet been received because Jesus had not yet been glorified.

John 14:16

And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Counselor to be with you forever.

John 15:26

“When the Counselor comes, the One I will send to you from the Father—the Spirit of truth who proceeds from the Father—He will testify about Me.

John 16:7

Nevertheless, I am telling you the truth. It is for your benefit that I go away, because if I don’t go away the Counselor will not come to you. If I go, I will send Him to you.

Acts 4:8

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

Acts 10:47

“Can anyone withhold water and prevent these people from being baptized, who have received the Holy Spirit just as we have?”

Acts 19:2

and asked them, “Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?”“No,” they told him, “we haven’t even heard that there is a Holy Spirit.”

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