John 20:22



Parallel Verses

King James 2000

And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and said unto them, Receive you 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,

Holman Bible

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

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:

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.

New simplified Bible

After he said this he breathed on them and said: Receive 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 , 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 
this , therefore Trans , that , for this cause , wherefore , it , not tr ,
Usage: 232

he breathed on
ἐμφυσάω 
Emphusao 
Usage: 1

them, and

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

λέγω 
Lego 
say , speak , call , tell ,
Usage: 1045


him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

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

the Holy
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

Context Readings

Jesus Appears To The Disciples

21 Then said Jesus to them again, Peace be unto you: as my Father has sent me, even so send I you. 22 And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and said unto them, Receive you the Holy Spirit: 23 Whosoever's sins you remit, they are remitted unto them; and whosoever's sins you retain, they are retained.


Cross References

Genesis 2:7

And the LORD God formed man of the 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 them utterance.

Acts 2:38

Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 8:15

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

Galatians 3:2

This only would I learn of you, Received you the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?

Job 33:4

The spirit of God has made me, and the breath of the Almighty has given me life.

Psalm 33:6

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

Ezekiel 37:9

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

John 7:39

(But this spoke he of the Spirit, whom they that believe on him should receive: for the Holy Spirit was not yet given; because that Jesus was not yet glorified.)

John 14:16

And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you forever;

John 15:26

But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, who proceeds from the Father, he shall testify of me:

John 16:7

Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you.

Acts 4:8

Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said unto them, You rulers of the people, and elders of Israel,

Acts 10:47

Can any man forbid water, that these should not be baptized, who have received the Holy Spirit as well as we?

Acts 19:2

He said unto them, Received you the Holy Spirit when you believed? And they said unto him, We have not so much as heard whether there be any Holy Spirit.



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